The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 24 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 166 112 87
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 43 57 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.88% 1.62% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.72% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 60
Average salary £38,000 £33,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4734 3309 3347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 93.98% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3782 2559 2768
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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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
Leeds -60 26 £39,000 +16.41% 1
Bradford - 6 £35,000 -
Bingley - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 64 (82.05%) UNIX
2 63 (80.77%) Linux
3 41 (52.56%) Shell Script
4 39 (50.00%) Apache
5 34 (43.59%) Red Hat
6 31 (39.74%) MySQL
7 29 (37.18%) Perl
8 26 (33.33%) SAN
9 22 (28.21%) Oracle
9 22 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (26.92%) HP
11 20 (25.64%) RDBMS
11 20 (25.64%) VMware
11 20 (25.64%) Relational Database
12 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
12 19 (24.36%) Solaris
13 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
13 15 (19.23%) DNS
14 14 (17.95%) ITIL
14 14 (17.95%) Firewall
15 13 (16.67%) HPUX
15 13 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (16.67%) Load Balancing
15 13 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
16 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (15.38%) Business Continuity
16 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
17 11 (14.10%) DevOps
18 10 (12.82%) Windows

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 39 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.28%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) SAN
2 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 15 (19.23%) DNS
3 14 (17.95%) Firewall
4 3 (3.85%) NAS
5 2 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) DHCP
6 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.74%) MySQL
2 20 (25.64%) RDBMS
2 20 (25.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) Ingres
4 1 (1.28%) QlikView
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) HBase
4 1 (1.28%) Redis
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Games
2 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) LAMP
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.28%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (1.28%) EPoS
2 1 (1.28%) BBC
2 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.28%) GIS
2 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 64 (82.05%) UNIX
2 63 (80.77%) Linux
3 22 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (24.36%) Solaris
5 13 (16.67%) HPUX
6 10 (12.82%) Windows
7 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (7.69%) CentOS
9 6 (7.69%) Debian
10 4 (5.13%) SUSE
10 4 (5.13%) AIX
11 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
2 14 (17.95%) ITIL
3 13 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 13 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 11 (14.10%) DevOps
6 10 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.69%) Service Management
10 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.56%) Migration
12 1 (1.28%) EAM
12 1 (1.28%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) Shell Script
2 29 (37.18%) Perl
3 10 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.54%) PHP
5 8 (10.26%) C
5 8 (10.26%) Java
6 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.85%) SQL
8 2 (2.56%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) VBScript
9 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) C#
9 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) MCP
1 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.28%) MCSE
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.26%) Sendmail
3 7 (8.97%) Samba
4 6 (7.69%) vSphere
5 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Puppet
2 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) Salt
3 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) Red Hat
2 22 (28.21%) Oracle
3 21 (26.92%) HP
4 20 (25.64%) VMware
5 8 (10.26%) CommVault
5 8 (10.26%) Zend
6 6 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 5 (6.41%) Cisco
7 5 (6.41%) EMC
8 4 (5.13%) NetApp
8 4 (5.13%) Veritas
9 3 (3.85%) JBoss
10 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.28%) Avaya
11 1 (1.28%) ESRI
11 1 (1.28%) Percona
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +20% bonus + 3k on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago