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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 59 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.18% 1.33% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.37% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -13.97%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
493 438 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.67% 97.12% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 362 335 338
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Workflow
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Agresso
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
1 4 (50.00%) Learning Management System
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle