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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 150 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 35 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 1.39% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.45% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 15
Average salary £31,000 £24,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.25% -29.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
3665 2753 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.78% 95.79% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2225 2222
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 24 October 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 49 (80.33%) Linux
2 44 (72.13%) UNIX
3 30 (49.18%) Solaris
3 30 (49.18%) Shell Script
4 29 (47.54%) Perl
5 27 (44.26%) Red Hat
6 24 (39.34%) Apache
7 18 (29.51%) ITIL
7 18 (29.51%) VMware
8 17 (27.87%) SAN
9 16 (26.23%) MySQL
9 16 (26.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (26.23%) Bash Shell
9 16 (26.23%) Puppet
10 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (21.31%) DevOps
12 12 (19.67%) CentOS
12 12 (19.67%) NetBackup
13 11 (18.03%) Samba
13 11 (18.03%) Oracle
13 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
14 10 (16.39%) NetApp
15 9 (14.75%) Veritas
15 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
15 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
15 9 (14.75%) SLA
15 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
16 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
16 8 (13.11%) HP
16 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (39.34%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.28%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) SAN
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (6.56%) NAS
4 2 (3.28%) Firewall
4 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) MySQL
2 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
2 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) Ingres
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) LAMP
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 49 (80.33%) Linux
2 44 (72.13%) UNIX
3 30 (49.18%) Solaris
4 16 (26.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (19.67%) CentOS
6 7 (11.48%) Windows
7 6 (9.84%) AIX
7 6 (9.84%) HPUX
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.84%) SUSE
7 6 (9.84%) Debian
8 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) ITIL
2 13 (21.31%) DevOps
3 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
4 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.20%) Release Management
7 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
9 2 (3.28%) B2C
9 2 (3.28%) BCP
9 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.64%) Load Testing
10 1 (1.64%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) Shell Script
2 29 (47.54%) Perl
3 16 (26.23%) Bash Shell
4 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.56%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) C
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.03%) Samba
3 5 (8.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.56%) NFS
5 3 (4.92%) Sendmail
5 3 (4.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) Puppet
2 12 (19.67%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.92%) Salt
4 3 (4.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Red Hat
2 18 (29.51%) VMware
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle
4 10 (16.39%) NetApp
5 9 (14.75%) Veritas
6 8 (13.11%) HP
7 5 (8.20%) Citrix
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco
8 4 (6.56%) Symantec
9 3 (4.92%) Zend
9 3 (4.92%) IBM
9 3 (4.92%) CommVault
9 3 (4.92%) EMC
10 2 (3.28%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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