Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 174 154
Rank change year-on-year -10 -20 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 30 41 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.93% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.95% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 78
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +5.66% -11.67%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,450 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -5.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4258 4296 5221
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 96.98% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3619 3596 4283
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,875
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 7 £60,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 5 £36,250 -13.69% 1
Watford -15 4 £29,500 -14.49%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £37,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £37,500 - 1
St Albans -1 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Hertford - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Puppet
3 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (46.67%) VMware
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
6 11 (36.67%) Python
7 10 (33.33%) Ubuntu
7 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (30.00%) Unix
8 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 7 (23.33%) Debian
10 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (23.33%) NetApp
10 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
10 7 (23.33%) IBM
10 7 (23.33%) AIX
10 7 (23.33%) Ansible
10 7 (23.33%) Docker
10 7 (23.33%) CoreOS
10 7 (23.33%) Server Building
10 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
10 7 (23.33%) Physics
10 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
10 7 (23.33%) Degree
10 7 (23.33%) CentOS
10 7 (23.33%) Open Source
10 7 (23.33%) NAS

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 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (23.33%) NAS
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 9 (30.00%) Unix
5 7 (23.33%) AIX
5 7 (23.33%) CentOS
5 7 (23.33%) CoreOS
5 7 (23.33%) Debian
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (23.33%) Open Source
3 7 (23.33%) Physics
3 7 (23.33%) Prototyping
3 7 (23.33%) Server Building
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CEH
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Docker
3 6 (20.00%) Ceph
4 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (13.33%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) Puppet
2 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (23.33%) Ansible
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Cacti
6 1 (3.33%) Consul
6 1 (3.33%) Nagios
6 1 (3.33%) Terraform
6 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) IBM
2 7 (23.33%) NetApp
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Google
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk