Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 194 180
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.39% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.40% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 33
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -22.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,250 £28,550 £28,600
90th Percentile £51,750 £62,500 £64,000
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -5.06%

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 4,052 3,984 4,332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.80% 97.03% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,206 3,400 3,630
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,975
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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
Hemel Hempstead +11 4 £44,000 +35.38%
Hitchin - 2 £26,750 - 2
Stevenage - 2 £32,500 - 5
Bishop's Stortford -2 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -28 1 £37,500 -2.60%
Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) Retail
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) CentOS
7 3 (18.75%) Puppet
7 3 (18.75%) Ansible
8 2 (12.50%) Docker
8 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (12.50%) Server Management
8 2 (12.50%) Network Management
8 2 (12.50%) Learning Management System
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Acrobat
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Learning Management System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (12.50%) Change Management
1 2 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
1 2 (12.50%) DevOps
1 2 (12.50%) Network Management
1 2 (12.50%) Server Management
1 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
1 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.25%) Postfix
4 1 (6.25%) Samba
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) TOWER Software
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Veeam