The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 56 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.20% 2.62% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 2.70% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +75.00%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
480 556 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 93.93% 97.03% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 392 494 372
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Process Management
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (14.29%) CCTV
6 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CCTV
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Process Management
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft