The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 162 92 114
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 24 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 2.12% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 2.21% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 8
Average salary £39,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.41% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £20,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3583 2438 2386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.36% 95.53% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2840 1867 1946
Average salary £40,000 £35,581 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.42% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
West Yorkshire

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 29 July 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 46 (83.64%) UNIX
2 43 (78.18%) Linux
3 36 (65.45%) Apache
4 27 (49.09%) MySQL
5 25 (45.45%) Perl
5 25 (45.45%) Shell Script
6 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
6 18 (32.73%) Red Hat
6 18 (32.73%) VMware
6 18 (32.73%) Solaris
6 18 (32.73%) RDBMS
6 18 (32.73%) Relational Database
7 14 (25.45%) ITIL
8 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 11 (20.00%) SAN
8 11 (20.00%) DevOps
8 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
10 8 (14.55%) Java
10 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
10 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (12.73%) Puppet
11 7 (12.73%) Zend
11 7 (12.73%) Sendmail
11 7 (12.73%) C
11 7 (12.73%) PHP
11 7 (12.73%) Oracle
11 7 (12.73%) Windows
11 7 (12.73%) CommVault

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (65.45%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) NAS
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) MySQL
2 18 (32.73%) Relational Database
2 18 (32.73%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.45%) Ingres
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) HBase
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Games
2 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) LAMP
2 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.82%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) BBC
1 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 46 (83.64%) UNIX
2 43 (78.18%) Linux
3 18 (32.73%) Solaris
4 7 (12.73%) Windows
5 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) CentOS
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.09%) Debian
7 4 (7.27%) SUSE
7 4 (7.27%) AIX
8 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
2 14 (25.45%) ITIL
3 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (20.00%) DevOps
4 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Perl
1 25 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 8 (14.55%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.73%) C
3 7 (12.73%) PHP
4 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) MCP
1 2 (3.64%) CCNA
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Sendmail
2 7 (12.73%) Samba
3 5 (9.09%) vSphere
4 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.82%) Salt
3 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Red Hat
1 18 (32.73%) VMware
2 7 (12.73%) Zend
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) HP
2 7 (12.73%) CommVault
3 4 (7.27%) NetApp
3 4 (7.27%) EMC
4 3 (5.45%) Veritas
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.82%) Percona
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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