The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 159 151 123
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 52 44 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.08% 1.03% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.08% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 23 45
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £18,900 £22,625
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,650 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +4.16%
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4667 4089 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 95.54% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3804 3235 3273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
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 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Leeds -7 35 £30,000 - 4
Bradford -2 8 £36,250 +95.94% 1
Wakefield -10 4 £23,750 -22.13%
Huddersfield - 3 £30,000 -
Halifax -2 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Dewsbury - 1 £28,000 -
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 71 (82.56%) Linux
2 53 (61.63%) UNIX
3 44 (51.16%) Red Hat
4 41 (47.67%) Shell Script
5 39 (45.35%) SAN
6 33 (38.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (37.21%) Solaris
8 27 (31.40%) Perl
9 26 (30.23%) Oracle
10 24 (27.91%) VMware
11 22 (25.58%) Bash Shell
12 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (23.26%) Puppet
13 19 (22.09%) DNS
13 19 (22.09%) ITIL
14 18 (20.93%) HP
14 18 (20.93%) HPUX
15 17 (19.77%) Apache
15 17 (19.77%) Firewall
16 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
16 16 (18.60%) CentOS
16 16 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (18.60%) Business Continuity
17 15 (17.44%) Load Balancing
17 15 (17.44%) Performance Monitoring
17 15 (17.44%) Windows
17 15 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (17.44%) Cisco
17 15 (17.44%) Samba
17 15 (17.44%) NetBackup

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (19.77%) Apache
2 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
3 3 (3.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.35%) SAN
2 19 (22.09%) DNS
3 17 (19.77%) Firewall
4 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (5.81%) NAS
6 2 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (1.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) MySQL
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) Ingres
4 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) Big Data
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) MS Access
4 2 (2.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.33%) Finance
1 2 (2.33%) Banking
1 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) LAMP
2 4 (4.65%) HTML
2 4 (4.65%) CSS
3 3 (3.49%) XML
4 1 (1.16%) jQuery
4 1 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (2.33%) Open Source
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) Tandem
4 1 (1.16%) CMDB
4 1 (1.16%) Social Media
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (82.56%) Linux
2 53 (61.63%) UNIX
3 33 (38.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (37.21%) Solaris
5 18 (20.93%) HPUX
6 16 (18.60%) CentOS
7 15 (17.44%) Windows
8 14 (16.28%) Debian
9 12 (13.95%) AIX
10 10 (11.63%) SUSE
11 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.16%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) Business Continuity
2 16 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (17.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (17.44%) Load Balancing
4 11 (12.79%) Service Management
4 11 (12.79%) DevOps
5 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.98%) Release Management
7 5 (5.81%) Project Management
7 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.49%) Migration
8 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.49%) UML
8 3 (3.49%) SSADM
8 3 (3.49%) RUP
8 3 (3.49%) CRM
8 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.67%) Shell Script
2 27 (31.40%) Perl
3 22 (25.58%) Bash Shell
4 14 (16.28%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.30%) PHP
6 6 (6.98%) SQL
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) VBA
8 1 (1.16%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) PHP5
8 1 (1.16%) Java
8 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.16%) MCITP
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) MCSE
2 1 (1.16%) CCA
2 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.44%) Samba
3 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (5.81%) vSphere
5 4 (4.65%) NFS
6 2 (2.33%) XenApp
7 1 (1.16%) XenServer
7 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.16%) Xen
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.16%) Docker
7 1 (1.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) Puppet
2 15 (17.44%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.65%) Salt
5 3 (3.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.16%) SCCM
6 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.16%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) Red Hat
2 26 (30.23%) Oracle
3 24 (27.91%) VMware
4 18 (20.93%) HP
5 15 (17.44%) Cisco
6 13 (15.12%) NetApp
7 9 (10.47%) Veritas
8 8 (9.30%) 3PAR
9 7 (8.14%) Citrix
9 7 (8.14%) IBM
10 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.65%) Symantec
12 3 (3.49%) EMC
13 2 (2.33%) Percona
14 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 22 days ago