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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 196 143 108
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 70 86 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.95% 1.60% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.69% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 102
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,100 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
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
7076 5086 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.52% 94.69% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5639 4056 4709
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,000 £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 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
West Yorkshire -32 45 £32,000 -24.70% 5
North Yorkshire -6 16 £35,000 -22.22% 6
South Yorkshire -34 9 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 121 (80.13%) Linux
2 78 (51.66%) UNIX
3 55 (36.42%) Red Hat
4 52 (34.44%) Shell Script
5 40 (26.49%) Puppet
6 38 (25.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (25.17%) Windows
6 38 (25.17%) Solaris
7 36 (23.84%) Apache
8 35 (23.18%) Web Services
8 35 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (23.18%) Opscode Chef
9 34 (22.52%) DNS
10 32 (21.19%) SAN
11 31 (20.53%) Perl
11 31 (20.53%) Firewall
12 30 (19.87%) MySQL
13 28 (18.54%) Oracle
13 28 (18.54%) HP
14 26 (17.22%) TCP/IP
14 26 (17.22%) Retail
14 26 (17.22%) Marketing
15 25 (16.56%) VMware
16 24 (15.89%) HPUX
17 22 (14.57%) Performance Tuning
18 20 (13.25%) Performance Monitoring
18 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
19 19 (12.58%) Business Continuity
19 19 (12.58%) Disaster Recovery
20 18 (11.92%) CentOS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 36 (23.84%) Apache
2 8 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.64%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.97%) nginx
5 5 (3.31%) IIS
6 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.66%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.66%) Lync
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.52%) DNS
2 32 (21.19%) SAN
3 31 (20.53%) Firewall
4 26 (17.22%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.96%) VPN
6 8 (5.30%) VLAN
7 7 (4.64%) DHCP
8 6 (3.97%) Network Security
9 5 (3.31%) HTTP
9 5 (3.31%) SNMP
10 4 (2.65%) NAS
10 4 (2.65%) SSL
11 3 (1.99%) Internet
11 3 (1.99%) LDAP
11 3 (1.99%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.99%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.32%) LAN
13 1 (0.66%) SSH
13 1 (0.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.87%) MySQL
2 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.62%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.66%) Ingres
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) QlikView
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.64%) JIRA
3 6 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (3.97%) Maven
4 4 (2.65%) Hudson
5 3 (1.99%) Subversion
5 3 (1.99%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.66%) Gradle
General
1 26 (17.22%) Retail
1 26 (17.22%) Marketing
2 9 (5.96%) Finance
3 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.18%) Web Services
2 8 (5.30%) LAMP
3 4 (2.65%) .NET
3 4 (2.65%) J2EE
4 1 (0.66%) HTML
4 1 (0.66%) SOAP
4 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.66%) MCollective
4 1 (0.66%) Sensu
4 1 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.61%) HP StorageWorks
2 5 (3.31%) Telematics
2 5 (3.31%) Smartphone
2 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.99%) Clustering
4 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.99%) Open Source
5 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) PKI
6 1 (0.66%) GIS
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
6 1 (0.66%) EPoS
6 1 (0.66%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 121 (80.13%) Linux
2 78 (51.66%) UNIX
3 38 (25.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (25.17%) Windows
3 38 (25.17%) Solaris
4 24 (15.89%) HPUX
5 18 (11.92%) CentOS
6 10 (6.62%) Debian
7 7 (4.64%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.31%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.32%) AIX
11 2 (1.32%) SUSE
12 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.57%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (13.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 19 (12.58%) Business Continuity
3 19 (12.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (11.92%) Load Balancing
5 17 (11.26%) DevOps
6 12 (7.95%) ITIL
7 11 (7.28%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.96%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.96%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.30%) Service Management
10 8 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.65%) Project Management
12 3 (1.99%) Migration
12 3 (1.99%) B2C
12 3 (1.99%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (1.99%) Release Management
12 3 (1.99%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.44%) Shell Script
2 31 (20.53%) Perl
3 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
4 17 (11.26%) Java
5 9 (5.96%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.30%) PHP
7 6 (3.97%) Ruby
8 5 (3.31%) Python
9 3 (1.99%) C
10 2 (1.32%) SQL
11 1 (0.66%) VBScript
11 1 (0.66%) C#
11 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) MCITP
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.66%) CCA
3 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.66%) MCSE
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.95%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.30%) Xen
4 6 (3.97%) Samba
5 5 (3.31%) NFS
5 5 (3.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (3.31%) KVM
6 4 (2.65%) XenApp
7 3 (1.99%) Firmware
7 3 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.99%) vSphere
7 3 (1.99%) qmail
7 3 (1.99%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 40 (26.49%) Puppet
2 35 (23.18%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.30%) Nagios
4 7 (4.64%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.64%) Ganglia
5 3 (1.99%) Salt
6 2 (1.32%) Opsview
6 2 (1.32%) Pingdom
6 2 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.32%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.32%) Cacti
7 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (36.42%) Red Hat
2 28 (18.54%) Oracle
2 28 (18.54%) HP
3 25 (16.56%) VMware
4 17 (11.26%) Cisco
5 13 (8.61%) JBoss
6 9 (5.96%) Veritas
7 8 (5.30%) 3PAR
8 7 (4.64%) Citrix
9 6 (3.97%) NetApp
10 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
11 3 (1.99%) Symantec
11 3 (1.99%) CA
11 3 (1.99%) CommVault
11 3 (1.99%) EMC
11 3 (1.99%) Brocade
11 3 (1.99%) Zend
12 2 (1.32%) F5
12 2 (1.32%) Percona
12 2 (1.32%) Rackspace
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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York
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Competitive, depending on job level and experience
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