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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 146 141 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 32 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 1.01% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.05% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 27
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,800 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
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
3271 3129 2867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.12% 96.22% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2634 2451 2456
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 December 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 44 (80.00%) Linux
2 36 (65.45%) UNIX
3 30 (54.55%) Solaris
4 27 (49.09%) Red Hat
4 27 (49.09%) Shell Script
5 23 (41.82%) SAN
5 23 (41.82%) Perl
6 21 (38.18%) VMware
7 20 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 20 (36.36%) Puppet
8 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (34.55%) ITIL
9 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (29.09%) CentOS
11 15 (27.27%) NetBackup
11 15 (27.27%) Samba
11 15 (27.27%) Oracle
12 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
13 13 (23.64%) NetApp
14 12 (21.82%) SLA
14 12 (21.82%) Apache
15 11 (20.00%) Windows
16 10 (18.18%) Debian
16 10 (18.18%) SUSE
17 9 (16.36%) DevOps
17 9 (16.36%) AIX
17 9 (16.36%) Veritas
18 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
18 8 (14.55%) MySQL
19 7 (12.73%) HP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) SAN
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (9.09%) NAS
3 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) Ingres
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
1 3 (5.45%) CSS
1 3 (5.45%) XML
1 3 (5.45%) LAMP
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
2 2 (3.64%) Open Source
2 2 (3.64%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 44 (80.00%) Linux
2 36 (65.45%) UNIX
3 30 (54.55%) Solaris
4 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (29.09%) CentOS
6 11 (20.00%) Windows
7 10 (18.18%) SUSE
7 10 (18.18%) Debian
8 9 (16.36%) AIX
9 6 (10.91%) HPUX
9 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) DevOps
3 6 (10.91%) Release Management
3 6 (10.91%) Business Continuity
4 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) Service Management
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.45%) UML
6 3 (5.45%) SSADM
6 3 (5.45%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) Shell Script
2 23 (41.82%) Perl
3 20 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.45%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (27.27%) Samba
3 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (9.09%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) NFS
6 1 (1.82%) Xen
6 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Puppet
2 15 (27.27%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.27%) Salt
5 3 (5.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.82%) SCCM
6 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Red Hat
2 21 (38.18%) VMware
3 15 (27.27%) Oracle
4 13 (23.64%) NetApp
5 9 (16.36%) Veritas
6 7 (12.73%) Cisco
6 7 (12.73%) HP
7 5 (9.09%) Citrix
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.27%) Symantec
9 3 (5.45%) EMC
9 3 (5.45%) IBM
10 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 25 days ago