The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 162 106 130
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 21 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 1.84% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.92% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 6
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £20,400 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Systems Administrator
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 2548 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.56% 95.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 1971 2190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 43 (81.13%) UNIX
2 40 (75.47%) Linux
3 30 (56.60%) Apache
4 24 (45.28%) Shell Script
5 23 (43.40%) Solaris
6 22 (41.51%) Perl
7 21 (39.62%) Red Hat
7 21 (39.62%) MySQL
8 14 (26.42%) ITIL
9 13 (24.53%) VMware
9 13 (24.53%) DevOps
10 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
10 12 (22.64%) RDBMS
11 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
12 10 (18.87%) SAN
13 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
13 9 (16.98%) Oracle
13 9 (16.98%) Puppet
13 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
14 8 (15.09%) Java
14 8 (15.09%) HP
15 7 (13.21%) Samba
15 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
15 7 (13.21%) CentOS
15 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (11.32%) SLA
16 6 (11.32%) Veritas
17 5 (9.43%) NetApp

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (56.60%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) SAN
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) NAS
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) MySQL
2 12 (22.64%) RDBMS
2 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) Ingres
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) UNIX
2 40 (75.47%) Linux
3 23 (43.40%) Solaris
4 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.21%) CentOS
6 4 (7.55%) SUSE
6 4 (7.55%) Debian
6 4 (7.55%) AIX
6 4 (7.55%) HPUX
7 3 (5.66%) Windows
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) DevOps
3 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) Shell Script
2 22 (41.51%) Perl
3 8 (15.09%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.55%) C
4 4 (7.55%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) MCP
1 2 (3.77%) CCNA
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) Samba
3 4 (7.55%) Sendmail
4 3 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.66%) Salt
5 1 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Red Hat
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) HP
5 6 (11.32%) Veritas
6 5 (9.43%) NetApp
7 4 (7.55%) CommVault
7 4 (7.55%) Zend
8 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
8 2 (3.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.77%) JBoss
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco
9 1 (1.89%) IBM
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.89%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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