The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 84 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.95% 3.84% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 4.02% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 25
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +19.40%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
Systems Administrator
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
909 671 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.79% 95.31% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 758 538 806
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the South Yorkshire region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -37 9 £30,000 -27.71%
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) VLAN
5 6 (37.50%) Xen
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) nginx
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) Telematics
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
6 5 (31.25%) Mac OS
6 5 (31.25%) Ganglia
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) KVM

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (37.50%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Lync
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
2 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 6 (37.50%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) SNMP
5 2 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (31.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Telematics
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Mac OS
4 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) B2C
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Xen
2 5 (31.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) qmail
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ganglia
2 3 (18.75%) Nagios
3 2 (12.50%) Cacti
3 2 (12.50%) Opsview
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) F5