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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 130 161 112
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 38 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.18% 0.78% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.81% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 38
Average salary £32,500 £37,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +37.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
3112 3598 2491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.56% 97.19% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2447 2930 2011
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,143 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 61 (84.72%) Linux
2 43 (59.72%) Puppet
3 42 (58.33%) VMware
4 40 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (55.56%) Cisco
5 39 (54.17%) Red Hat
6 38 (52.78%) Bash Shell
7 36 (50.00%) Perl
8 35 (48.61%) PowerShell
8 35 (48.61%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
9 32 (44.44%) Release Management
10 25 (34.72%) DevOps
11 24 (33.33%) UNIX
11 24 (33.33%) Windows
12 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
13 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
15 17 (23.61%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (23.61%) Software Delivery
16 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (20.83%) Citrix
16 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (18.06%) PHP
17 13 (18.06%) MySQL
18 12 (16.67%) Shell Script
19 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
19 10 (13.89%) Apache
19 10 (13.89%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (13.89%) Apache
2 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.72%) IIS
4 4 (5.56%) nginx
4 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.39%) Moodle
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.39%) Drupal
6 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (13.89%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.11%) DNS
4 5 (6.94%) SAN
5 4 (5.56%) Network Security
5 4 (5.56%) SSL
6 2 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (1.39%) LDAP
7 1 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) MySQL
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
1 3 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Local Government
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) LAMP
2 4 (5.56%) Web Services
2 4 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (48.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) CMDB
3 3 (4.17%) NHS
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (84.72%) Linux
2 40 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (33.33%) UNIX
3 24 (33.33%) Windows
4 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.50%) Solaris
6 7 (9.72%) Debian
7 6 (8.33%) SUSE
7 6 (8.33%) CentOS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.39%) HPUX
8 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Release Management
2 25 (34.72%) DevOps
3 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.61%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (23.61%) Software Delivery
5 7 (9.72%) ITIL
5 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.17%) ITSM
8 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.78%) Migration
9 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.78%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.39%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (1.39%) Server Building
10 1 (1.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) Bash Shell
2 36 (50.00%) Perl
3 35 (48.61%) PowerShell
4 13 (18.06%) PHP
5 12 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.17%) C#
6 3 (4.17%) SQL
6 3 (4.17%) VB
6 3 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.50%) vSphere
4 7 (9.72%) Xen
5 6 (8.33%) NFS
6 3 (4.17%) Samba
7 2 (2.78%) XenServer
8 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.39%) qmail
8 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 43 (59.72%) Puppet
2 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.33%) Salt
4 5 (6.94%) Nagios
5 3 (4.17%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) VMware
2 40 (55.56%) Cisco
3 39 (54.17%) Red Hat
4 15 (20.83%) Citrix
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle
6 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.56%) HP
8 3 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (1.39%) Veritas
9 1 (1.39%) Symantec
9 1 (1.39%) EMC
9 1 (1.39%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
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