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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 139 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 35 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.96% 1.18% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.23% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 26
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,842 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
3557 3338 2758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.77% 96.33% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2875 2616 2281
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
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 2 March 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 56 (78.87%) Linux
2 39 (54.93%) UNIX
3 33 (46.48%) Puppet
4 32 (45.07%) VMware
5 31 (43.66%) Red Hat
6 29 (40.85%) Shell Script
6 29 (40.85%) Perl
6 29 (40.85%) Bash Shell
7 26 (36.62%) Solaris
8 25 (35.21%) PowerShell
9 24 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (32.39%) SAN
11 22 (30.99%) ITIL
11 22 (30.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (26.76%) Windows
12 19 (26.76%) Cisco
13 18 (25.35%) CentOS
14 17 (23.94%) DevOps
15 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
15 16 (22.54%) Apache
15 16 (22.54%) Oracle
15 16 (22.54%) Samba
16 15 (21.13%) NetBackup
16 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (19.72%) Debian
17 14 (19.72%) SUSE
17 14 (19.72%) Release Management
17 14 (19.72%) NetApp
18 13 (18.31%) MySQL
18 13 (18.31%) Cisco IOS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 16 (22.54%) Apache
2 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.45%) IIS
4 4 (5.63%) nginx
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.41%) CMS
6 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.41%) Drupal
6 1 (1.41%) WordPress
6 1 (1.41%) Moodle
6 1 (1.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon S3
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) SAN
2 13 (18.31%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (12.68%) Firewall
3 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.27%) DNS
5 5 (7.04%) NAS
6 4 (5.63%) SSL
6 4 (5.63%) Network Security
7 1 (1.41%) LDAP
7 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) MySQL
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.23%) Ingres
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) LAMP
2 7 (9.86%) XML
3 5 (7.04%) Web Services
4 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 4 (5.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (5.63%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Replication
4 2 (2.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.41%) Open Source
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Linux
2 39 (54.93%) UNIX
3 26 (36.62%) Solaris
4 22 (30.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (26.76%) Windows
6 18 (25.35%) CentOS
7 14 (19.72%) SUSE
7 14 (19.72%) Debian
8 9 (12.68%) AIX
8 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.23%) HPUX
11 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) ITIL
2 17 (23.94%) DevOps
3 14 (19.72%) Release Management
4 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.45%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.04%) Migration
6 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.63%) UML
7 4 (5.63%) SSADM
7 4 (5.63%) RUP
7 4 (5.63%) Service Management
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) Perl
1 29 (40.85%) Shell Script
1 29 (40.85%) Bash Shell
2 25 (35.21%) PowerShell
3 12 (16.90%) PHP
4 5 (7.04%) SQL
5 3 (4.23%) VB
5 3 (4.23%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) C#
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) VCP4
2 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.54%) Samba
3 8 (11.27%) NFS
4 7 (9.86%) vSphere
4 7 (9.86%) Xen
5 3 (4.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.82%) XenServer
7 1 (1.41%) qmail
Systems Management
1 33 (46.48%) Puppet
2 15 (21.13%) NetBackup
3 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.04%) Salt
4 5 (7.04%) Nagios
5 3 (4.23%) Cobbler
5 3 (4.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.41%) SCCM
6 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) VMware
2 31 (43.66%) Red Hat
3 19 (26.76%) Cisco
4 16 (22.54%) Oracle
5 14 (19.72%) NetApp
6 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.27%) Citrix
8 5 (7.04%) HP
9 4 (5.63%) Veritas
10 3 (4.23%) EMC
10 3 (4.23%) IBM
10 3 (4.23%) Symantec
11 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago