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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 153 132 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 26 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.76% 1.21% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.26% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 28
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,875 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +5.06%
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
3312 3164 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.33% 95.97% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 2464 2419
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 48 (76.19%) Linux
2 41 (65.08%) UNIX
3 29 (46.03%) Red Hat
3 29 (46.03%) Shell Script
4 28 (44.44%) Solaris
5 25 (39.68%) SAN
5 25 (39.68%) VMware
5 25 (39.68%) Puppet
6 24 (38.10%) Perl
7 22 (34.92%) ITIL
8 21 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (30.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 17 (26.98%) CentOS
12 15 (23.81%) NetBackup
12 15 (23.81%) Samba
12 15 (23.81%) Oracle
13 14 (22.22%) NetApp
14 13 (20.63%) DevOps
15 12 (19.05%) SLA
15 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
15 12 (19.05%) Windows
15 12 (19.05%) Debian
15 12 (19.05%) SUSE
16 11 (17.46%) Apache
17 10 (15.87%) Cisco
18 9 (14.29%) HP
18 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 9 (14.29%) AIX

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (17.46%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.59%) Drupal
5 1 (1.59%) Moodle
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) SAN
2 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.29%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (9.52%) DNS
4 5 (7.94%) NAS
5 1 (1.59%) VoIP
5 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.76%) Ingres
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) XML
2 5 (7.94%) LAMP
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) NHS
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (3.17%) Open Source
4 1 (1.59%) CMDB
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (76.19%) Linux
2 41 (65.08%) UNIX
3 28 (44.44%) Solaris
4 19 (30.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (26.98%) CentOS
6 12 (19.05%) Windows
6 12 (19.05%) Debian
6 12 (19.05%) SUSE
7 9 (14.29%) AIX
8 7 (11.11%) HPUX
9 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.59%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) ITIL
2 13 (20.63%) DevOps
3 7 (11.11%) Release Management
3 7 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) RUP
7 3 (4.76%) SSADM
7 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.76%) UML
7 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.76%) Migration
7 3 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Shell Script
2 24 (38.10%) Perl
3 21 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 18 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.35%) PHP
6 3 (4.76%) C#
6 3 (4.76%) SQL
6 3 (4.76%) VB
6 3 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.81%) Samba
3 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
4 8 (12.70%) vSphere
5 4 (6.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (6.35%) NFS
6 3 (4.76%) Xen
7 2 (3.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (39.68%) Puppet
2 15 (23.81%) NetBackup
3 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (9.52%) Salt
5 4 (6.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (4.76%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.59%) SCCM
7 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Red Hat
2 25 (39.68%) VMware
3 15 (23.81%) Oracle
4 14 (22.22%) NetApp
5 10 (15.87%) Cisco
6 9 (14.29%) HP
7 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.11%) Veritas
9 5 (7.94%) Citrix
9 5 (7.94%) Symantec
10 4 (6.35%) EMC
10 4 (6.35%) IBM
11 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
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