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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 169 148 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 92 86 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.22% 1.53% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.61% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 68 46 112
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £41,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
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
7288 5353 5615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.57% 95.47% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5844 4268 4649
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 30 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 30 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
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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 -12 60 £31,750 +5.83% 7
North Yorkshire -1 22 £35,000 -22.22% 3
South Yorkshire -41 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
East Yorkshire +1 1 - - 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 128 (77.58%) Linux
2 82 (49.70%) UNIX
3 64 (38.79%) Red Hat
4 63 (38.18%) Shell Script
5 46 (27.88%) SAN
6 45 (27.27%) Puppet
7 43 (26.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (26.06%) Solaris
8 40 (24.24%) Web Services
9 38 (23.03%) Apache
9 38 (23.03%) Perl
9 38 (23.03%) DNS
9 38 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
10 37 (22.42%) Windows
11 34 (20.61%) Oracle
12 32 (19.39%) VMware
12 32 (19.39%) Firewall
12 32 (19.39%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (18.18%) MySQL
13 30 (18.18%) HP
14 29 (17.58%) TCP/IP
15 28 (16.97%) Marketing
16 27 (16.36%) Bash Shell
16 27 (16.36%) HPUX
16 27 (16.36%) Retail
17 25 (15.15%) CentOS
18 24 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (13.94%) Performance Tuning
20 21 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
21 20 (12.12%) DevOps

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 38 (23.03%) Apache
2 11 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.06%) JBoss
4 6 (3.64%) nginx
5 5 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.21%) IIS
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.61%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.61%) Lync
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.88%) SAN
2 38 (23.03%) DNS
3 32 (19.39%) Firewall
4 29 (17.58%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.45%) Network Security
5 9 (5.45%) NAS
6 7 (4.24%) VPN
6 7 (4.24%) SSL
6 7 (4.24%) DHCP
7 6 (3.64%) HTTP
7 6 (3.64%) VLAN
8 5 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (3.03%) Internet
8 5 (3.03%) SNMP
9 4 (2.42%) SSH
9 4 (2.42%) PuTTY
10 3 (1.82%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.21%) LAN
12 1 (0.61%) LDAP
12 1 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.18%) MySQL
2 14 (8.48%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.88%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.24%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.82%) Ingres
7 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.21%) Big Data
7 2 (1.21%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) QlikView
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (4.24%) JIRA
4 6 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.64%) Maven
5 4 (2.42%) Subversion
6 2 (1.21%) Hudson
7 1 (0.61%) Gradle
7 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (16.97%) Marketing
2 27 (16.36%) Retail
3 9 (5.45%) Finance
4 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.21%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.24%) Web Services
2 8 (4.85%) LAMP
2 8 (4.85%) J2EE
3 4 (2.42%) SOAP
3 4 (2.42%) REST
4 3 (1.82%) Memcached
5 2 (1.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.61%) CSS
6 1 (0.61%) MCollective
6 1 (0.61%) Sensu
6 1 (0.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) HP StorageWorks
2 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.64%) Open Source
4 5 (3.03%) Telematics
4 5 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.42%) PKI
6 3 (1.82%) Clustering
6 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) EPoS
8 1 (0.61%) GIS
8 1 (0.61%) Tandem
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 128 (77.58%) Linux
2 82 (49.70%) UNIX
3 43 (26.06%) Solaris
3 43 (26.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (22.42%) Windows
5 27 (16.36%) HPUX
6 25 (15.15%) CentOS
7 13 (7.88%) Debian
8 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.85%) Ubuntu
10 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.24%) SUSE
10 7 (4.24%) AIX
11 5 (3.03%) Mac OS
11 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.94%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 20 (12.12%) DevOps
3 20 (12.12%) ITIL
3 20 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (12.12%) Business Continuity
3 20 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 11 (6.67%) Service Management
5 10 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 9 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.03%) Release Management
9 5 (3.03%) Change Management
9 5 (3.03%) Project Management
10 4 (2.42%) Data Security
10 4 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (1.82%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.18%) Shell Script
2 38 (23.03%) Perl
3 27 (16.36%) Bash Shell
4 14 (8.48%) PowerShell
5 12 (7.27%) Java
6 9 (5.45%) PHP
7 6 (3.64%) Ruby
8 5 (3.03%) Python
9 3 (1.82%) SQL
9 3 (1.82%) C
10 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.61%) C#
11 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.61%) VBScript
11 1 (0.61%) VBA
11 1 (0.61%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.61%) MCITP
3 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.61%) MCSE
3 1 (0.61%) CCA
3 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.88%) Samba
3 8 (4.85%) NFS
4 6 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (3.64%) Xen
5 5 (3.03%) KVM
6 4 (2.42%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.82%) XenApp
7 3 (1.82%) Firmware
7 3 (1.82%) vSphere
7 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.61%) qmail
9 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.61%) Docker
9 1 (0.61%) LXC
Systems Management
1 45 (27.27%) Puppet
2 32 (19.39%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.88%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.85%) Nagios
5 7 (4.24%) Ganglia
6 3 (1.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (1.82%) logstash
6 3 (1.82%) Salt
6 3 (1.82%) Kibana
7 2 (1.21%) SCCM
7 2 (1.21%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.61%) Cacti
8 1 (0.61%) Opsview
Vendors
1 64 (38.79%) Red Hat
2 34 (20.61%) Oracle
3 32 (19.39%) VMware
4 30 (18.18%) HP
5 19 (11.52%) Cisco
6 12 (7.27%) NetApp
7 11 (6.67%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.06%) Veritas
9 8 (4.85%) Citrix
10 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.42%) IBM
11 4 (2.42%) EMC
11 4 (2.42%) Symantec
11 4 (2.42%) F5
12 3 (1.82%) CA
12 3 (1.82%) CommVault
12 3 (1.82%) Brocade
12 3 (1.82%) Zend
13 2 (1.21%) Percona
13 2 (1.21%) Rackspace
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