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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 173 119 89
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 36 53 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.72% 1.47% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.56% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 72
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
4811 3399 3628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.57% 94.31% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3753 2675 3021
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 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -55 21 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Bradford - 10 £42,500 - 1
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (80.82%) Linux
2 56 (76.71%) UNIX
3 37 (50.68%) Red Hat
4 36 (49.32%) Shell Script
5 30 (41.10%) Apache
6 25 (34.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (32.88%) MySQL
8 23 (31.51%) Oracle
8 23 (31.51%) SAN
9 22 (30.14%) HP
9 22 (30.14%) Perl
10 21 (28.77%) Solaris
10 21 (28.77%) DNS
11 19 (26.03%) HPUX
11 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
12 17 (23.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (23.29%) Firewall
12 17 (23.29%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (23.29%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (23.29%) Load Balancing
13 16 (21.92%) Business Continuity
14 13 (17.81%) DevOps
15 12 (16.44%) HP StorageWorks
16 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
16 11 (15.07%) VMware
16 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
16 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
16 11 (15.07%) ITIL
17 9 (12.33%) Bash Shell
17 9 (12.33%) Puppet

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (41.10%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.37%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) SAN
2 21 (28.77%) DNS
3 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
4 17 (23.29%) Firewall
5 1 (1.37%) NAS
5 1 (1.37%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) MySQL
2 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
2 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.37%) Ingres
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) QlikView
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) LAMP
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (1.37%) EPoS
2 1 (1.37%) GIS
2 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 59 (80.82%) Linux
2 56 (76.71%) UNIX
3 25 (34.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (28.77%) Solaris
5 19 (26.03%) HPUX
6 7 (9.59%) CentOS
7 5 (6.85%) Windows
8 4 (5.48%) Debian
9 3 (4.11%) AIX
9 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.11%) SUSE
10 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (23.29%) Performance Tuning
1 17 (23.29%) Performance Monitoring
1 17 (23.29%) Load Balancing
2 16 (21.92%) Business Continuity
3 13 (17.81%) DevOps
4 11 (15.07%) ITIL
4 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.96%) Service Management
5 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Migration
8 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.37%) EAM
8 1 (1.37%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) Shell Script
2 22 (30.14%) Perl
3 9 (12.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.96%) Java
5 6 (8.22%) PHP
6 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.11%) SQL
7 3 (4.11%) C
8 1 (1.37%) C#
8 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.37%) VBScript
8 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) CCNA
1 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.74%) MCP
2 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.37%) MCSE
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (5.48%) Samba
3 3 (4.11%) vSphere
3 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) Sendmail
3 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Puppet
2 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.11%) Salt
3 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Red Hat
2 23 (31.51%) Oracle
3 22 (30.14%) HP
4 11 (15.07%) VMware
5 8 (10.96%) 3PAR
6 7 (9.59%) Veritas
6 7 (9.59%) Cisco
7 4 (5.48%) NetApp
8 3 (4.11%) Zend
8 3 (4.11%) JBoss
8 3 (4.11%) CommVault
9 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.74%) Percona
9 2 (2.74%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.74%) Symantec
10 1 (1.37%) ESRI
10 1 (1.37%) EMC
10 1 (1.37%) Avaya
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 2 days ago