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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 54 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.88% 0.52% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.53% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Median salary £22,500 £30,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -38.14%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
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
443 563 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.15% 98.25% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 384 459 377
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (14.29%) CentOS
6 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (14.29%) Docker
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Web Operations

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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Threat Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat