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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 71 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.34% 0.27% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Average salary £38,000 £19,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.87% -56.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £19,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £19,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
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
577 353 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.97% 93.63% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 427 272 253
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Watford

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) ZABBIX
5 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) AIX
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) VMS
5 3 (37.50%) NFS
5 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Ansible
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Firmware
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) Windows

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
2 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) VMS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) NFS
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) ZABBIX
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix