Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 22 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 81 91
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.41% 1.05% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.09% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 10
Watford median annual salary £29,500 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.49% -18.82% -12.37%
10th Percentile £28,250 £21,750 £29,125
90th Percentile £30,750 £43,000 £52,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +9.09% -14.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 933 1011 1029
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.65% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 784 871 848
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator 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 in Watford.

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Watford

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Watford region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat