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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 163 158 136
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 23 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.67% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.68% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 26
Average salary £37,768 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
3240 3360 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 97.99% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2726 2456
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 £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (75.51%) Linux
2 24 (48.98%) VMware
2 24 (48.98%) Unix
3 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
4 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.69%) MySQL
5 15 (30.61%) Solaris
5 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (30.61%) Puppet
6 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 14 (28.57%) SAN
7 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
7 13 (26.53%) High Availability
8 12 (24.49%) DevOps
8 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
8 12 (24.49%) LAMP
9 11 (22.45%) Clustering
9 11 (22.45%) Xen
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle
9 11 (22.45%) Windows
10 10 (20.41%) Apache
10 10 (20.41%) Cisco
10 10 (20.41%) vSphere
11 9 (18.37%) NAS
11 9 (18.37%) Network Security
11 9 (18.37%) DNS
11 9 (18.37%) KVM
12 8 (16.33%) OpenStack
12 8 (16.33%) CloudStack

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (20.41%) Apache
2 8 (16.33%) CloudStack
2 8 (16.33%) OpenStack
3 5 (10.20%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) nginx
5 2 (4.08%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) SAN
1 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.37%) DNS
2 9 (18.37%) NAS
2 9 (18.37%) Network Security
3 8 (16.33%) BGP
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (16.33%) DHCP
3 8 (16.33%) EIGRP
3 8 (16.33%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) MPLS
3 8 (16.33%) OSPF
4 7 (14.29%) LAN
4 7 (14.29%) WAN
5 6 (12.24%) VoIP
6 5 (10.20%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (8.16%) HTTP
8 3 (6.12%) SSL
9 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
10 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) MySQL
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.08%) Ingres
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) LAMP
2 3 (6.12%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) COM
3 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) CMDB
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Linux
2 24 (48.98%) Unix
3 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (30.61%) Solaris
4 11 (22.45%) Windows
5 8 (16.33%) AIX
5 8 (16.33%) CentOS
5 8 (16.33%) HPUX
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
7 5 (10.20%) Debian
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.16%) SUSE
8 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) High Availability
2 12 (24.49%) DevOps
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.33%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.20%) ERP
4 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.08%) BCP
6 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Coaching
6 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.08%) OWASP
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Human Resource Management
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) PHP
1 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.20%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) Ruby
5 2 (4.08%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) CCDE
2 1 (2.04%) CCIE
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) CCSP
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.45%) Xen
4 10 (20.41%) vSphere
5 9 (18.37%) KVM
6 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (16.33%) XenServer
7 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 6 (12.24%) NFS
9 3 (6.12%) Samba
10 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (30.61%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) Nagios
2 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (4.08%) Cobbler
4 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.04%) Ansible
5 1 (2.04%) Graphite
5 1 (2.04%) Munin
5 1 (2.04%) OpenNMS
5 1 (2.04%) Opsview
5 1 (2.04%) Salt
5 1 (2.04%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) VMware
2 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) Oracle
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) NetApp
6 2 (4.08%) Sage
6 2 (4.08%) Veritas
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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