Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 188 175
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 24 30 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.62% 0.68% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.70% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 37
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.71% +5.66%
10th Percentile £21,250 £30,750 £29,450
90th Percentile £49,750 £67,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -6.25%

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 3,789 4,271 4,296
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.23% 96.91% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,962 3,632 3,596
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £70,000 £71,250
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 November 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 November 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
St Albans +8 6 £38,750 +29.17%
Hemel Hempstead +20 5 £45,000 +24.14% 1
Hitchin - 4 £22,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -16 3 £37,500 +1.35%
Bishop's Stortford +7 1 - -
Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
4 12 (50.00%) Office 365
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 8 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 7 (29.17%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (16.67%) DevOps
10 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 4 (16.67%) Docker
10 4 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.67%) SLA
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco
10 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (16.67%) MySQL

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Acrobat
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (12.50%) Skype
6 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) SMTP
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (12.50%) French Language
1 3 (12.50%) Games
1 3 (12.50%) Greek Language
1 3 (12.50%) Italian Language
1 3 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
1 3 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
1 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.17%) Unix
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (16.67%) DevOps
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (12.50%) Threat Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (4.17%) Samba
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam