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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 126 150 125
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 45 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.28% 0.88% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.91% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 33
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £49,000
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
3419 3621 2681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.24% 96.77% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2707 2925 2168
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 28 April 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 58 (82.86%) Linux
2 39 (55.71%) Puppet
3 37 (52.86%) VMware
4 34 (48.57%) Red Hat
5 33 (47.14%) Bash Shell
6 32 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (44.29%) Cisco
7 31 (44.29%) Perl
8 30 (42.86%) UNIX
8 30 (42.86%) PowerShell
9 27 (38.57%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (35.71%) Release Management
11 24 (34.29%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (31.43%) DevOps
13 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (30.00%) Windows
14 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
15 16 (22.86%) Shell Script
16 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (20.00%) MySQL
18 13 (18.57%) PHP
18 13 (18.57%) ITIL
18 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
18 13 (18.57%) Continuous Delivery
18 13 (18.57%) Software Delivery
19 12 (17.14%) Solaris
20 11 (15.71%) Apache
20 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
20 11 (15.71%) Citrix
20 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (15.71%) Apache
2 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.00%) IIS
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) nginx
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Moodle
6 1 (1.43%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) WordPress
6 1 (1.43%) Drupal
6 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
1 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon S3
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (15.71%) Firewall
3 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.86%) SAN
5 8 (11.43%) DNS
6 4 (5.71%) Network Security
6 4 (5.71%) SSL
7 1 (1.43%) VoIP
7 1 (1.43%) LDAP
7 1 (1.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Local Government
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) LAMP
2 7 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) HTML
3 4 (5.71%) CSS
3 4 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Clustering
2 4 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
3 3 (4.29%) CMDB
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (82.86%) Linux
2 32 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (42.86%) UNIX
4 21 (30.00%) Windows
5 12 (17.14%) Solaris
6 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (14.29%) Debian
8 9 (12.86%) SUSE
8 9 (12.86%) CentOS
9 3 (4.29%) AIX
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.43%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.43%) HPUX
10 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Release Management
2 22 (31.43%) DevOps
3 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.57%) ITIL
4 13 (18.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (18.57%) Software Delivery
5 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.14%) Migration
8 5 (7.14%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.71%) Service Management
9 4 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.71%) RUP
9 4 (5.71%) SSADM
9 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.71%) UML
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) Bash Shell
2 31 (44.29%) Perl
3 30 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 16 (22.86%) Shell Script
5 13 (18.57%) PHP
6 6 (8.57%) SQL
7 3 (4.29%) Python
7 3 (4.29%) C#
7 3 (4.29%) VB
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.43%) vSphere
4 7 (10.00%) Xen
5 6 (8.57%) Samba
5 6 (8.57%) NFS
6 2 (2.86%) XenServer
7 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.43%) qmail
Systems Management
1 39 (55.71%) Puppet
2 10 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.57%) Salt
4 5 (7.14%) Nagios
4 5 (7.14%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.29%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.43%) Cacti
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) VMware
2 34 (48.57%) Red Hat
3 31 (44.29%) Cisco
4 11 (15.71%) Citrix
5 10 (14.29%) Oracle
6 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.57%) NetApp
8 5 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (1.43%) EMC
9 1 (1.43%) IBM
9 1 (1.43%) Veritas
9 1 (1.43%) Symantec
9 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
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