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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 177 114 88
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 36 55 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 1.54% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.64% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 59
Average salary £38,000 £33,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.59% -8.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4720 3345 3408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.94% 93.88% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3762 2585 2817
Average salary £37,500 £35,831 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 1 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 1 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 -65 22 £38,000 +12.59% 1
Bradford - 6 £35,000 -
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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%) UNIX
2 58 (79.45%) Linux
3 38 (52.05%) Shell Script
4 36 (49.32%) Apache
5 32 (43.84%) Red Hat
6 28 (38.36%) MySQL
7 26 (35.62%) Perl
8 24 (32.88%) SAN
9 22 (30.14%) Oracle
10 20 (27.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (26.03%) Solaris
11 19 (26.03%) HP
12 17 (23.29%) RDBMS
12 17 (23.29%) Configuration Management
12 17 (23.29%) Relational Database
13 16 (21.92%) VMware
14 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
14 15 (20.55%) DNS
15 14 (19.18%) ITIL
15 14 (19.18%) Firewall
16 13 (17.81%) HPUX
16 13 (17.81%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (17.81%) Load Balancing
16 13 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (17.81%) Performance Monitoring
17 12 (16.44%) Business Continuity
18 11 (15.07%) DevOps
19 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (13.70%) Bash Shell
19 10 (13.70%) HP StorageWorks

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (49.32%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) Node.js
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.37%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.88%) SAN
2 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
2 15 (20.55%) DNS
3 14 (19.18%) Firewall
4 3 (4.11%) NAS
5 2 (2.74%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) SSH
6 1 (1.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) MySQL
2 17 (23.29%) RDBMS
2 17 (23.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) Ingres
4 1 (1.37%) HBase
4 1 (1.37%) Redis
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) QlikView
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Local Government
2 1 (1.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) LAMP
2 1 (1.37%) MapReduce
2 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (1.37%) Open Source
2 1 (1.37%) BBC
2 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.37%) GIS
2 1 (1.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 59 (80.82%) UNIX
2 58 (79.45%) Linux
3 20 (27.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (26.03%) Solaris
5 13 (17.81%) HPUX
6 8 (10.96%) Windows
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.22%) Debian
7 6 (8.22%) CentOS
8 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (5.48%) AIX
9 4 (5.48%) SUSE
10 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Configuration Management
2 14 (19.18%) ITIL
3 13 (17.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (17.81%) Load Balancing
3 13 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (17.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (16.44%) Business Continuity
5 11 (15.07%) DevOps
6 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.33%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.22%) Service Management
11 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
12 2 (2.74%) Migration
13 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
13 1 (1.37%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) Shell Script
2 26 (35.62%) Perl
3 10 (13.70%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.96%) Java
5 7 (9.59%) PHP
6 6 (8.22%) C
7 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.11%) SQL
9 2 (2.74%) Python
10 1 (1.37%) Ruby
10 1 (1.37%) VBScript
10 1 (1.37%) C#
10 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.74%) CCNA
1 2 (2.74%) MCP
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.37%) MCSE
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.59%) Samba
3 6 (8.22%) Sendmail
4 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.48%) vSphere
5 3 (4.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Puppet
2 4 (5.48%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Salt
3 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Red Hat
2 22 (30.14%) Oracle
3 19 (26.03%) HP
4 16 (21.92%) VMware
5 6 (8.22%) CommVault
5 6 (8.22%) 3PAR
5 6 (8.22%) Zend
6 5 (6.85%) Cisco
7 4 (5.48%) NetApp
7 4 (5.48%) Veritas
8 3 (4.11%) JBoss
8 3 (4.11%) EMC
9 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.74%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.37%) Percona
10 1 (1.37%) ESRI
10 1 (1.37%) Avaya
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago