The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 47 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.51% 1.34% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.38% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Systems Administrator
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
542 507 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.13% 96.94% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 483 370 322
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Watford region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Watford

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Watford region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Watford

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (80.95%) Oracle
4 16 (76.19%) Linux
4 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
5 14 (66.67%) Tomcat
5 14 (66.67%) MySQL
6 13 (61.90%) Apache
6 13 (61.90%) WebSphere
7 12 (57.14%) SSH
7 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (57.14%) qmail
7 12 (57.14%) Postfix
7 12 (57.14%) Sendmail
7 12 (57.14%) Plesk
7 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
7 12 (57.14%) Apache ServiceMix
7 12 (57.14%) IBM
7 12 (57.14%) DNS
7 12 (57.14%) SSL
7 12 (57.14%) Perl
7 12 (57.14%) PHP
7 12 (57.14%) Unix
7 12 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (57.14%) ITIL
7 12 (57.14%) Clustering
7 12 (57.14%) LAMP
7 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
7 12 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (57.14%) Shell Script

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 13 (61.90%) Apache
2 13 (61.90%) WebSphere
3 12 (57.14%) Apache ServiceMix
3 12 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
1 11 (52.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
1 12 (57.14%) SSH
1 12 (57.14%) SSL
2 11 (52.38%) FTP
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) LAMP
1 12 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (19.05%) EqualLogic
3 4 (19.05%) Fat Client
3 4 (19.05%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Problem Management
3 10 (47.62%) Time Management
4 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 12 (57.14%) Perl
1 12 (57.14%) PHP
1 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SANS
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GxP
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (57.14%) Postfix
2 12 (57.14%) qmail
2 12 (57.14%) Sendmail
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Plesk
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) IBM
4 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Cerner
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) iSOFT
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) McKesson
6 1 (4.76%) MEDITECH
6 1 (4.76%) Sage