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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 153 170 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 25 21 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.71% 0.57% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.59% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 19
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
3340 3562 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.37% 96.58% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2658 2747 1916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 58 (90.63%) Linux
2 48 (75.00%) VMware
3 38 (59.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (57.81%) Cisco
5 36 (56.25%) Red Hat
5 36 (56.25%) Puppet
5 36 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (53.13%) Bash Shell
6 34 (53.13%) Cisco IOS
6 34 (53.13%) Release Management
6 34 (53.13%) PowerShell
6 34 (53.13%) Perl
7 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (43.75%) DevOps
9 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (40.63%) Software Delivery
10 23 (35.94%) UNIX
10 23 (35.94%) Windows
10 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
11 19 (29.69%) Citrix
11 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (26.56%) Solaris
13 16 (25.00%) Oracle
14 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
14 15 (23.44%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (21.88%) vSphere
16 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
16 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
16 13 (20.31%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (17.19%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.56%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 34 (53.13%) Cisco IOS
2 13 (20.31%) Firewall
3 12 (18.75%) SAN
3 12 (18.75%) NAS
4 11 (17.19%) Network Security
4 11 (17.19%) LAN
4 11 (17.19%) WAN
5 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.69%) DNS
7 2 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Ingres
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) JMeter
General
1 1 (1.56%) Back Office
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
1 1 (1.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) CMDB
2 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (90.63%) Linux
2 38 (59.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (35.94%) UNIX
3 23 (35.94%) Windows
4 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (26.56%) Solaris
6 11 (17.19%) AIX
6 11 (17.19%) HPUX
7 4 (6.25%) Debian
8 2 (3.13%) SUSE
8 2 (3.13%) CentOS
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Release Management
2 28 (43.75%) DevOps
3 26 (40.63%) Software Delivery
3 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.56%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (1.56%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.56%) Migration
8 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.56%) CRM
8 1 (1.56%) BCP
8 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.56%) Project Management
8 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.56%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) Perl
1 34 (53.13%) PowerShell
1 34 (53.13%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (21.88%) vSphere
4 11 (17.19%) XenServer
4 11 (17.19%) Xen
4 11 (17.19%) KVM
5 2 (3.13%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) Samba
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (56.25%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.56%) Salt
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 48 (75.00%) VMware
2 37 (57.81%) Cisco
3 36 (56.25%) Red Hat
4 19 (29.69%) Citrix
5 16 (25.00%) Oracle
6 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Sage
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec
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