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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 165 111 133
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 45 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 1.69% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.76% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 11
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +12.85%
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
3608 2561 2772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.86% 95.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 2023 2300
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 35 (77.78%) Linux
2 33 (73.33%) UNIX
3 24 (53.33%) Apache
4 20 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 18 (40.00%) Perl
5 18 (40.00%) Solaris
6 17 (37.78%) MySQL
7 15 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 13 (28.89%) DevOps
9 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.78%) Java
11 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
11 8 (17.78%) HP
11 8 (17.78%) Veritas
11 8 (17.78%) VMware
12 7 (15.56%) ITIL
12 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
12 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
13 6 (13.33%) Puppet
14 5 (11.11%) HPUX
14 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (8.89%) SAN
15 4 (8.89%) CentOS
15 4 (8.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 3 (6.67%) C

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (53.33%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) MySQL
2 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Linux
2 33 (73.33%) UNIX
3 18 (40.00%) Solaris
4 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.11%) HPUX
6 4 (8.89%) CentOS
7 3 (6.67%) Windows
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) DevOps
2 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.22%) Release Management
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Perl
2 15 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) C
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) MCP
1 1 (2.22%) CCNA
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
3 3 (6.67%) Sendmail
4 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Salt
4 2 (4.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Veritas
2 8 (17.78%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) CommVault
3 3 (6.67%) Zend
3 3 (6.67%) Symantec
4 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.44%) NetApp
4 2 (4.44%) EMC
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension. Health
Posted: 18 hours ago