The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 157 167 112
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 110 73 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.53% 1.18% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.24% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 81 44 112
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,250 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,650 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +4.16%
Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6931 5910 5977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.67% 95.88% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 4632 5018
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in 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 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
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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
West Yorkshire -8 52 £30,000 - 5
North Yorkshire +27 40 £35,000 +16.66% 2
South Yorkshire -17 9 £36,800 -8.00% 1
East Yorkshire -10 6 £27,500 -23.61%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 123 (72.35%) Linux
2 77 (45.29%) UNIX
3 57 (33.53%) Red Hat
4 53 (31.18%) Shell Script
4 53 (31.18%) SAN
5 51 (30.00%) Puppet
6 47 (27.65%) Web Services
7 45 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
8 43 (25.29%) Solaris
9 42 (24.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (24.12%) Perl
11 39 (22.94%) DNS
12 36 (21.18%) Bash Shell
13 35 (20.59%) VMware
14 34 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 33 (19.41%) Opscode Chef
16 31 (18.24%) Windows
17 30 (17.65%) Firewall
18 28 (16.47%) Oracle
18 28 (16.47%) Marketing
19 27 (15.88%) Retail
20 26 (15.29%) MySQL
21 25 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (14.12%) Apache
22 24 (14.12%) HP
23 23 (13.53%) Cisco
23 23 (13.53%) ITIL
23 23 (13.53%) HPUX
23 23 (13.53%) CentOS
24 21 (12.35%) Load Balancing

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 24 (14.12%) Apache
2 14 (8.24%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.71%) JBoss
4 6 (3.53%) nginx
5 5 (2.94%) IIS
6 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.76%) Jetty
7 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.59%) Lync
9 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 45 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (31.18%) SAN
2 39 (22.94%) DNS
3 34 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 30 (17.65%) Firewall
5 12 (7.06%) DHCP
6 10 (5.88%) VPN
7 8 (4.71%) Internet
7 8 (4.71%) Network Security
7 8 (4.71%) NAS
8 6 (3.53%) VLAN
9 5 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.94%) HTTP
9 5 (2.94%) SNMP
9 5 (2.94%) LDAP
10 3 (1.76%) SSL
10 3 (1.76%) SSH
10 3 (1.76%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.29%) MySQL
2 10 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.76%) Ingres
5 3 (1.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.18%) MS Access
6 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.18%) Big Data
6 2 (1.18%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.71%) Maven
2 8 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (4.12%) JIRA
3 7 (4.12%) Subversion
4 2 (1.18%) Hudson
5 1 (0.59%) Gradle
5 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (16.47%) Marketing
2 27 (15.88%) Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Finance
3 2 (1.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.65%) Web Services
2 8 (4.71%) LAMP
3 7 (4.12%) J2EE
4 4 (2.35%) CSS
4 4 (2.35%) HTML
5 3 (1.76%) SOAP
5 3 (1.76%) XML
5 3 (1.76%) Memcached
5 3 (1.76%) REST
6 1 (0.59%) Sensu
6 1 (0.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.53%) Open Source
2 6 (3.53%) HP StorageWorks
3 5 (2.94%) Telematics
3 5 (2.94%) LPAR
3 5 (2.94%) Smartphone
3 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.35%) CMDB
4 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.76%) iPhone
5 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.76%) PKI
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Replication
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 123 (72.35%) Linux
2 77 (45.29%) UNIX
3 43 (25.29%) Solaris
4 42 (24.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (18.24%) Windows
6 23 (13.53%) HPUX
6 23 (13.53%) CentOS
7 18 (10.59%) Debian
8 17 (10.00%) AIX
9 12 (7.06%) SUSE
10 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (5.29%) Ubuntu
11 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.94%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.76%) Android
14 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.59%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.53%) ITIL
2 21 (12.35%) Load Balancing
3 20 (11.76%) DevOps
4 17 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (9.41%) Business Continuity
6 15 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (8.24%) Service Management
8 13 (7.65%) Change Management
9 11 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.71%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.53%) Release Management
13 5 (2.94%) Integration Testing
13 5 (2.94%) Project Management
14 4 (2.35%) E-Commerce
15 3 (1.76%) SSADM
15 3 (1.76%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.18%) Shell Script
2 41 (24.12%) Perl
3 36 (21.18%) Bash Shell
4 15 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 13 (7.65%) PHP
6 12 (7.06%) Java
7 11 (6.47%) Python
8 10 (5.88%) Ruby
9 6 (3.53%) SQL
10 3 (1.76%) AWK
11 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.18%) VBA
12 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.59%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.94%) Degree
3 4 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.59%) MCITP
5 1 (0.59%) MCSE
5 1 (0.59%) CCA
5 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.41%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.82%) Samba
4 8 (4.71%) vSphere
5 7 (4.12%) NFS
5 7 (4.12%) Xen
6 5 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (2.94%) KVM
7 3 (1.76%) XenApp
7 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.59%) qmail
8 1 (0.59%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.59%) XenServer
8 1 (0.59%) Docker
8 1 (0.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 51 (30.00%) Puppet
2 33 (19.41%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (8.82%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.12%) Ganglia
5 6 (3.53%) Nagios
6 4 (2.35%) Salt
7 3 (1.76%) Kibana
7 3 (1.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.76%) SCCM
7 3 (1.76%) logstash
8 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.18%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.59%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.59%) Opsview
9 1 (0.59%) Graphite
9 1 (0.59%) Cacti
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (33.53%) Red Hat
2 35 (20.59%) VMware
3 28 (16.47%) Oracle
4 24 (14.12%) HP
5 23 (13.53%) Cisco
6 16 (9.41%) NetApp
7 12 (7.06%) IBM
8 9 (5.29%) Veritas
9 8 (4.71%) 3PAR
9 8 (4.71%) Microsoft
9 8 (4.71%) Citrix
10 4 (2.35%) EMC
10 4 (2.35%) Symantec
11 3 (1.76%) F5
11 3 (1.76%) Google
12 2 (1.18%) Percona
13 1 (0.59%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.59%) Juniper
13 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 24 days ago