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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 170 136 93
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 39 52 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.76% 1.40% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.47% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 78
Average salary £35,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
4959 3535 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.78% 94.87% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3869 2831 3121
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -53 23 £35,000 -17.64% 8
Bradford - 11 £42,500 - 2
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £25,000 -
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 63 (81.82%) Linux
2 56 (72.73%) UNIX
3 38 (49.35%) Red Hat
4 36 (46.75%) Shell Script
5 30 (38.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (37.66%) Apache
7 24 (31.17%) Solaris
7 24 (31.17%) SAN
7 24 (31.17%) HP
8 23 (29.87%) DNS
8 23 (29.87%) MySQL
9 22 (28.57%) Perl
10 21 (27.27%) Oracle
10 21 (27.27%) HPUX
11 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
12 18 (23.38%) Business Continuity
12 18 (23.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (23.38%) Firewall
12 18 (23.38%) Load Balancing
12 18 (23.38%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (23.38%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (16.88%) DevOps
13 13 (16.88%) HP StorageWorks
14 11 (14.29%) VMware
15 10 (12.99%) Bash Shell
16 9 (11.69%) Veritas
16 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
16 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
16 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
17 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (37.66%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.30%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.30%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.17%) SAN
2 23 (29.87%) DNS
3 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
4 18 (23.38%) Firewall
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.60%) NAS
6 1 (1.30%) DHCP
6 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.60%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Open Source
3 1 (1.30%) EPoS
3 1 (1.30%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 63 (81.82%) Linux
2 56 (72.73%) UNIX
3 30 (38.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (31.17%) Solaris
5 21 (27.27%) HPUX
6 8 (10.39%) Windows
7 5 (6.49%) CentOS
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.60%) Debian
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 18 (23.38%) Business Continuity
1 18 (23.38%) Load Balancing
1 18 (23.38%) Performance Tuning
1 18 (23.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (16.88%) DevOps
3 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.39%) ITIL
4 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.39%) Service Management
4 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.90%) Project Management
6 2 (2.60%) Release Management
6 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.30%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.30%) Migration
7 1 (1.30%) OO
7 1 (1.30%) B2C
7 1 (1.30%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) Shell Script
2 22 (28.57%) Perl
3 10 (12.99%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.39%) PHP
5 7 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) C
6 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.60%) SQL
8 1 (1.30%) VBScript
8 1 (1.30%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) MCP
1 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
1 1 (1.30%) MCSE
1 1 (1.30%) CCNA
1 1 (1.30%) CCA
1 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (1.30%) MCITP
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.90%) vSphere
4 3 (3.90%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.30%) Samba
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Puppet
2 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.90%) Salt
4 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Red Hat
2 24 (31.17%) HP
3 21 (27.27%) Oracle
4 11 (14.29%) VMware
5 9 (11.69%) Veritas
6 8 (10.39%) 3PAR
6 8 (10.39%) Cisco
7 3 (3.90%) JBoss
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix
7 3 (3.90%) Zend
7 3 (3.90%) Symantec
7 3 (3.90%) CommVault
8 2 (2.60%) NetApp
8 2 (2.60%) Percona
8 2 (2.60%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.60%) EMC
8 2 (2.60%) IBM
8 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.30%) Avaya
9 1 (1.30%) ESRI
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Beneftis
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
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Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension. Health
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