The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 129 130
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 12 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.24% 0.53% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.55% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 45
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £36,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2055 2181 2807
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.39% 96.12% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1775 1820 2246
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -3 2 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £45,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (58.06%) Linux
4 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
4 15 (48.39%) CentOS
5 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
5 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 14 (45.16%) LAMP
5 14 (45.16%) Marketing
6 13 (41.94%) SAN
6 13 (41.94%) IIS
7 11 (35.48%) Open Source
8 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 5 (16.13%) Aquila
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.90%) CCNA
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.90%) LAN
10 4 (12.90%) WAN
10 4 (12.90%) DHCP
10 4 (12.90%) MCSE
10 4 (12.90%) MCSA
11 3 (9.68%) Telecoms

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 13 (41.94%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
General
1 14 (45.16%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.23%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Linux
3 15 (48.39%) CentOS
4 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
2 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Change Management
3 1 (3.23%) Client Onboarding
3 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) ERP
3 1 (3.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNA
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.90%) MCSA
1 4 (12.90%) MCSE
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCP
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Aquila
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) CA
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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