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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 147 163 99
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 30 22 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.86% 0.60% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.62% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 28
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
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
3350 3568 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.85% 97.09% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2655 2828 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 4 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 68 (88.31%) Linux
2 53 (68.83%) VMware
3 45 (58.44%) Cisco
3 45 (58.44%) Puppet
4 44 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (55.84%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (55.84%) Red Hat
6 42 (54.55%) Bash Shell
7 41 (53.25%) Perl
8 40 (51.95%) PowerShell
8 40 (51.95%) Cisco IOS
8 40 (51.95%) Release Management
9 33 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (38.96%) Windows
11 29 (37.66%) DevOps
12 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
13 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (32.47%) Software Delivery
14 24 (31.17%) UNIX
15 22 (28.57%) Citrix
15 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
16 18 (23.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 16 (20.78%) Solaris
17 16 (20.78%) MySQL
18 15 (19.48%) Oracle
19 12 (15.58%) vSphere
20 11 (14.29%) Network Security
20 11 (14.29%) Xen

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 4 (5.19%) nginx
5 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
1 1 (1.30%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon S3
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (51.95%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (14.29%) Network Security
2 11 (14.29%) Firewall
3 9 (11.69%) SAN
4 8 (10.39%) NAS
5 7 (9.09%) LAN
5 7 (9.09%) WAN
6 6 (7.79%) DNS
7 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.19%) SSL
9 2 (2.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Ingres
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.30%) Finance
1 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) LAMP
2 4 (5.19%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (55.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (5.19%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) CMDB
4 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (88.31%) Linux
2 44 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (38.96%) Windows
4 24 (31.17%) UNIX
5 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (20.78%) Solaris
7 7 (9.09%) AIX
7 7 (9.09%) HPUX
8 4 (5.19%) CentOS
8 4 (5.19%) Debian
9 3 (3.90%) SUSE
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Release Management
2 29 (37.66%) DevOps
3 25 (32.47%) Software Delivery
3 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.19%) ITIL
6 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.90%) Migration
8 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.30%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.30%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.30%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.30%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.30%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.30%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.30%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 41 (53.25%) Perl
3 40 (51.95%) PowerShell
4 10 (12.99%) Shell Script
5 9 (11.69%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.58%) vSphere
4 11 (14.29%) Xen
5 7 (9.09%) XenServer
5 7 (9.09%) KVM
6 6 (7.79%) NFS
7 3 (3.90%) Samba
8 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.30%) qmail
Systems Management
1 45 (58.44%) Puppet
2 5 (6.49%) Nagios
3 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.90%) Salt
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.30%) Cacti
6 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (68.83%) VMware
2 45 (58.44%) Cisco
3 43 (55.84%) Red Hat
4 22 (28.57%) Citrix
5 15 (19.48%) Oracle
6 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.60%) NetApp
8 1 (1.30%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) Sage
8 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.30%) Symantec
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