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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 195 133 97
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 64 83 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.88% 1.55% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.64% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 111
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +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
6982 5054 5618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.29% 94.45% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5509 3994 4612
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -38 35 £37,750 -11.17% 4
North Yorkshire +5 17 £35,000 -39.13% 2
South Yorkshire -28 9 £30,000 -7.69% 1
East Yorkshire +2 2 £29,750 -4.80%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 118 (81.94%) Linux
2 77 (53.47%) UNIX
3 55 (38.19%) Red Hat
4 46 (31.94%) Shell Script
5 43 (29.86%) Apache
6 41 (28.47%) Windows
7 37 (25.69%) MySQL
8 35 (24.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (24.31%) Puppet
8 35 (24.31%) Opscode Chef
9 33 (22.92%) Perl
9 33 (22.92%) Solaris
9 33 (22.92%) Firewall
10 32 (22.22%) DNS
11 31 (21.53%) Web Services
11 31 (21.53%) Amazon AWS
12 30 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 29 (20.14%) Oracle
14 28 (19.44%) SAN
15 26 (18.06%) HP
16 24 (16.67%) Java
17 23 (15.97%) HPUX
17 23 (15.97%) Retail
17 23 (15.97%) Marketing
17 23 (15.97%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (14.58%) Performance Monitoring
19 20 (13.89%) Bash Shell
19 20 (13.89%) VMware
20 19 (13.19%) JBoss
20 19 (13.19%) CentOS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 43 (29.86%) Apache
2 14 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.64%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.25%) IIS
5 6 (4.17%) nginx
6 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.39%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.69%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.69%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.47%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.92%) Firewall
2 32 (22.22%) DNS
3 30 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 28 (19.44%) SAN
5 13 (9.03%) VPN
6 12 (8.33%) VLAN
7 9 (6.25%) HTTP
8 7 (4.86%) LDAP
8 7 (4.86%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (4.17%) DHCP
9 6 (4.17%) Network Security
10 5 (3.47%) SNMP
11 4 (2.78%) SSL
12 3 (2.08%) Internet
12 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.39%) NAS
13 2 (1.39%) LAN
14 1 (0.69%) FTP
14 1 (0.69%) SSH
14 1 (0.69%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.69%) MySQL
2 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.64%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.39%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) QlikView
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.69%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.56%) Hudson
3 7 (4.86%) Subversion
3 7 (4.86%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (4.17%) Maven
5 5 (3.47%) JIRA
6 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.69%) Gradle
General
1 23 (15.97%) Retail
1 23 (15.97%) Marketing
2 8 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.53%) Web Services
2 9 (6.25%) .NET
3 7 (4.86%) LAMP
4 4 (2.78%) J2EE
5 2 (1.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.69%) SOAP
6 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.69%) REST
6 1 (0.69%) MCollective
6 1 (0.69%) Sensu
6 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) HP StorageWorks
2 5 (3.47%) Smartphone
2 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.47%) Telematics
3 3 (2.08%) Open Source
3 3 (2.08%) Firmware
3 3 (2.08%) Clustering
4 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) PKI
5 1 (0.69%) EPoS
5 1 (0.69%) GIS
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 118 (81.94%) Linux
2 77 (53.47%) UNIX
3 41 (28.47%) Windows
4 35 (24.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (22.92%) Solaris
6 23 (15.97%) HPUX
7 19 (13.19%) CentOS
8 11 (7.64%) Debian
9 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.47%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.08%) AIX
10 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.08%) SUSE
11 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.97%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (14.58%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (11.81%) DevOps
3 17 (11.81%) Load Balancing
3 17 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 15 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 14 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.33%) ITIL
8 11 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.56%) Service Management
11 7 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.47%) Migration
13 3 (2.08%) Performance Management
14 2 (1.39%) Network Design
14 2 (1.39%) Vulnerability Management
14 2 (1.39%) Workflow
14 2 (1.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.94%) Shell Script
2 33 (22.92%) Perl
3 24 (16.67%) Java
4 20 (13.89%) Bash Shell
5 12 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.94%) Python
7 7 (4.86%) PHP
8 6 (4.17%) Ruby
9 3 (2.08%) SQL
9 3 (2.08%) C
10 1 (0.69%) C#
10 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.39%) MCP
2 2 (1.39%) CCNA
2 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.33%) Xen
2 12 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.86%) qmail
4 5 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (3.47%) KVM
5 4 (2.78%) Samba
6 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.08%) vSphere
6 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.08%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.69%) XenApp
7 1 (0.69%) NFS
7 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (24.31%) Puppet
1 35 (24.31%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.33%) Nagios
3 7 (4.86%) Ganglia
4 5 (3.47%) Pingdom
5 3 (2.08%) Salt
5 3 (2.08%) Opsview
5 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.08%) Cacti
6 2 (1.39%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (38.19%) Red Hat
2 29 (20.14%) Oracle
3 26 (18.06%) HP
4 20 (13.89%) VMware
5 19 (13.19%) JBoss
6 18 (12.50%) Cisco
7 8 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 8 (5.56%) Veritas
8 5 (3.47%) New Relic
8 5 (3.47%) NetApp
9 3 (2.08%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.08%) CA
9 3 (2.08%) CommVault
9 3 (2.08%) Brocade
9 3 (2.08%) Zend
9 3 (2.08%) Symantec
10 2 (1.39%) IBM
10 2 (1.39%) EMC
10 2 (1.39%) F5
10 2 (1.39%) Percona
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus pension contribution, health scheme
Posted: 26 days ago