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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 184 136 102
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 69 84 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.96% 1.55% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.64% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 52 104
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
6910 5124 5618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.27% 94.50% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5445 4056 4610
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 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 27 August 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 27 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
West Yorkshire -41 36 £38,000 -10.58% 2
North Yorkshire +4 19 £35,000 -39.13% 2
South Yorkshire -30 10 £30,000 -7.69% 1
East Yorkshire +4 3 £32,000 +2.40%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 120 (80.54%) Linux
2 80 (53.69%) UNIX
3 55 (36.91%) Red Hat
4 50 (33.56%) Shell Script
5 46 (30.87%) Apache
6 43 (28.86%) Windows
7 39 (26.17%) MySQL
8 36 (24.16%) Perl
9 35 (23.49%) Firewall
9 35 (23.49%) Puppet
9 35 (23.49%) Opscode Chef
10 34 (22.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (22.82%) Solaris
11 32 (21.48%) Oracle
12 31 (20.81%) TCP/IP
12 31 (20.81%) DNS
13 30 (20.13%) SAN
13 30 (20.13%) Web Services
13 30 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (17.45%) HP
15 25 (16.78%) Java
16 23 (15.44%) VMware
16 23 (15.44%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (14.77%) Bash Shell
17 22 (14.77%) Marketing
17 22 (14.77%) Retail
17 22 (14.77%) HPUX
18 21 (14.09%) JBoss
18 21 (14.09%) Performance Monitoring
19 19 (12.75%) CentOS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (30.87%) Apache
2 17 (11.41%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.05%) WebLogic
3 12 (8.05%) IIS
4 6 (4.03%) nginx
5 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.34%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.67%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.49%) Firewall
2 31 (20.81%) DNS
2 31 (20.81%) TCP/IP
3 30 (20.13%) SAN
4 14 (9.40%) VPN
5 13 (8.72%) VLAN
6 10 (6.71%) HTTP
7 8 (5.37%) LDAP
7 8 (5.37%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (4.03%) DHCP
8 6 (4.03%) Network Security
9 5 (3.36%) SNMP
10 4 (2.68%) SSL
10 4 (2.68%) NAS
11 3 (2.01%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.01%) Internet
12 2 (1.34%) LAN
13 1 (0.67%) FTP
13 1 (0.67%) SSH
13 1 (0.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.17%) MySQL
2 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.72%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.01%) Ingres
6 2 (1.34%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.67%) QlikView
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.04%) Hudson
3 8 (5.37%) Subversion
3 8 (5.37%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (4.03%) Maven
5 5 (3.36%) JIRA
6 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.67%) Gradle
General
1 22 (14.77%) Retail
1 22 (14.77%) Marketing
2 8 (5.37%) Finance
3 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.13%) Web Services
2 11 (7.38%) .NET
3 6 (4.03%) LAMP
4 4 (2.68%) J2EE
5 2 (1.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.67%) HTML
6 1 (0.67%) SOAP
6 1 (0.67%) XML
6 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.67%) REST
6 1 (0.67%) MCollective
6 1 (0.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) HP StorageWorks
2 5 (3.36%) Smartphone
2 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.36%) Telematics
3 3 (2.01%) Open Source
3 3 (2.01%) Firmware
3 3 (2.01%) Clustering
4 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) PKI
5 1 (0.67%) EPoS
5 1 (0.67%) GIS
5 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 120 (80.54%) Linux
2 80 (53.69%) UNIX
3 43 (28.86%) Windows
4 34 (22.82%) Solaris
4 34 (22.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (14.77%) HPUX
6 19 (12.75%) CentOS
7 13 (8.72%) Debian
8 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.36%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.36%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.68%) AIX
10 4 (2.68%) SUSE
11 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.44%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (14.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (11.41%) Load Balancing
3 17 (11.41%) DevOps
3 17 (11.41%) Configuration Management
3 17 (11.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (10.74%) ITIL
4 16 (10.74%) Business Continuity
5 15 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.38%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.37%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.37%) Service Management
9 7 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.36%) Migration
11 3 (2.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.01%) Performance Management
12 2 (1.34%) Vulnerability Management
12 2 (1.34%) Network Design
12 2 (1.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.56%) Shell Script
2 36 (24.16%) Perl
3 25 (16.78%) Java
4 22 (14.77%) Bash Shell
5 14 (9.40%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.38%) Python
7 7 (4.70%) PHP
8 6 (4.03%) Ruby
9 4 (2.68%) C
10 3 (2.01%) SQL
11 1 (0.67%) VBScript
11 1 (0.67%) C#
11 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) MCP
2 2 (1.34%) CCNA
2 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.40%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.72%) Xen
4 8 (5.37%) qmail
5 7 (4.70%) Samba
6 5 (3.36%) KVM
7 4 (2.68%) Sendmail
7 4 (2.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.68%) vSphere
8 3 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.67%) NFS
10 1 (0.67%) vCloud
10 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (23.49%) Puppet
1 35 (23.49%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (8.72%) Nagios
3 7 (4.70%) Ganglia
4 6 (4.03%) Pingdom
5 4 (2.68%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.01%) Salt
6 3 (2.01%) Opsview
6 3 (2.01%) Cacti
7 2 (1.34%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (36.91%) Red Hat
2 32 (21.48%) Oracle
3 26 (17.45%) HP
4 23 (15.44%) VMware
5 21 (14.09%) JBoss
6 19 (12.75%) Cisco
7 8 (5.37%) 3PAR
8 7 (4.70%) Veritas
9 6 (4.03%) New Relic
10 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.36%) NetApp
11 4 (2.68%) CommVault
11 4 (2.68%) Zend
12 3 (2.01%) CA
12 3 (2.01%) Brocade
13 2 (1.34%) Symantec
13 2 (1.34%) F5
13 2 (1.34%) Percona
13 2 (1.34%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.67%) ESRI
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 9 hours ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus pension contribution, health scheme
Posted: 21 days ago