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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 145 166 89
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 36 25 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 0.69% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.71% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 36
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,611 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +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
3214 3542 2405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.17% 97.23% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2527 2820 1885
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 70 (86.42%) Linux
2 53 (65.43%) VMware
3 49 (60.49%) Puppet
4 48 (59.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (59.26%) Cisco
5 47 (58.02%) Red Hat
6 45 (55.56%) Perl
6 45 (55.56%) Bash Shell
7 44 (54.32%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (51.85%) PowerShell
9 41 (50.62%) Cisco IOS
9 41 (50.62%) Release Management
10 30 (37.04%) Windows
10 30 (37.04%) DevOps
10 30 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
12 24 (29.63%) UNIX
13 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (28.40%) Software Delivery
14 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (25.93%) Citrix
14 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (24.69%) Git (software)
15 20 (24.69%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (17.28%) MySQL
17 13 (16.05%) Solaris
18 12 (14.81%) Shell Script
19 11 (13.58%) Oracle
19 11 (13.58%) PHP
20 10 (12.35%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (11.11%) Apache
2 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.64%) IIS
3 4 (4.94%) nginx
4 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.23%) Drupal
6 1 (1.23%) WordPress
6 1 (1.23%) Moodle
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
1 1 (1.23%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon S3
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (50.62%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (12.35%) Firewall
3 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.88%) DNS
5 7 (8.64%) Network Security
5 7 (8.64%) SAN
6 4 (4.94%) NAS
6 4 (4.94%) SSL
7 3 (3.70%) LAN
7 3 (3.70%) VoIP
7 3 (3.70%) WAN
8 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Ingres
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Legal
2 1 (1.23%) Retail
2 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) LAMP
2 4 (4.94%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (54.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (4.94%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 70 (86.42%) Linux
2 48 (59.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (37.04%) Windows
4 24 (29.63%) UNIX
5 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (16.05%) Solaris
7 6 (7.41%) Debian
8 5 (6.17%) SUSE
8 5 (6.17%) CentOS
9 4 (4.94%) HPUX
10 3 (3.70%) AIX
11 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) Release Management
2 30 (37.04%) DevOps
3 23 (28.40%) Software Delivery
3 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.17%) ITIL
7 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.70%) Migration
8 3 (3.70%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.23%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.23%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (1.23%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.23%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.23%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) Perl
1 45 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 42 (51.85%) PowerShell
3 12 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 11 (13.58%) PHP
5 3 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (1.23%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.35%) vSphere
4 8 (9.88%) Xen
5 6 (7.41%) NFS
6 3 (3.70%) Samba
6 3 (3.70%) XenServer
6 3 (3.70%) KVM
7 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.23%) qmail
8 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (60.49%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.17%) Salt
3 5 (6.17%) Nagios
4 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.23%) Cacti
5 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.23%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 53 (65.43%) VMware
2 48 (59.26%) Cisco
3 47 (58.02%) Red Hat
4 21 (25.93%) Citrix
5 11 (13.58%) Oracle
6 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.70%) HP
7 3 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.47%) Symantec
9 1 (1.23%) Veritas
9 1 (1.23%) Sage
9 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) IBM
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago