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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 149 166 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 104 80 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.50% 1.22% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.28% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 75 62 86
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
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
6721 6269 5723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.12% 95.40% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5587 4904 4768
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
North Yorkshire +45 46 £35,000 +40.00% 1
West Yorkshire -15 36 £30,000 -14.28% 3
South Yorkshire +6 16 £36,800 -10.78%
East Yorkshire -10 5 £27,500 -23.61%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 131 (67.53%) Linux
2 87 (44.85%) UNIX
3 59 (30.41%) SAN
3 59 (30.41%) Red Hat
4 57 (29.38%) Puppet
5 53 (27.32%) Shell Script
6 52 (26.80%) Solaris
7 51 (26.29%) Web Services
8 50 (25.77%) Amazon AWS
9 44 (22.68%) Perl
9 44 (22.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (21.13%) VMware
11 40 (20.62%) DNS
12 36 (18.56%) TCP/IP
12 36 (18.56%) Bash Shell
12 36 (18.56%) Opscode Chef
13 33 (17.01%) Windows
14 30 (15.46%) Retail
15 29 (14.95%) ITIL
16 28 (14.43%) Firewall
16 28 (14.43%) Marketing
17 27 (13.92%) DevOps
17 27 (13.92%) CentOS
18 26 (13.40%) AIX
18 26 (13.40%) HPUX
18 26 (13.40%) MySQL
18 26 (13.40%) Oracle
19 25 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (11.34%) Cisco
20 22 (11.34%) IBM

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 22 (11.34%) Apache
2 15 (7.73%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.61%) IIS
4 7 (3.61%) nginx
5 4 (2.06%) JBoss
6 3 (1.55%) Jetty
6 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.52%) Drupal
8 1 (0.52%) Lync
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (30.41%) SAN
2 40 (20.62%) DNS
3 36 (18.56%) TCP/IP
4 28 (14.43%) Firewall
5 12 (6.19%) DHCP
6 9 (4.64%) LDAP
6 9 (4.64%) VPN
7 8 (4.12%) Internet
7 8 (4.12%) Network Security
7 8 (4.12%) NAS
8 6 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.58%) SNMP
9 5 (2.58%) VLAN
10 4 (2.06%) HTTP
11 3 (1.55%) SSL
11 3 (1.55%) PuTTY
11 3 (1.55%) SSH
12 1 (0.52%) MPLS
12 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.40%) MySQL
2 15 (7.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.55%) Ingres
6 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.03%) MS Access
7 2 (1.03%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.03%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.64%) Maven
3 8 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (3.61%) JIRA
4 7 (3.61%) Subversion
5 4 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.52%) Hudson
6 1 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 30 (15.46%) Retail
2 28 (14.43%) Marketing
3 4 (2.06%) Finance
4 2 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.29%) Web Services
2 10 (5.15%) LAMP
3 7 (3.61%) J2EE
4 6 (3.09%) XML
5 4 (2.06%) CSS
5 4 (2.06%) HTML
6 3 (1.55%) SOAP
6 3 (1.55%) Memcached
6 3 (1.55%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) Sensu
7 1 (0.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.19%) LPAR
3 6 (3.09%) Open Source
3 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.09%) iPhone
4 5 (2.58%) Telematics
4 5 (2.58%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.06%) CMDB
5 4 (2.06%) HP StorageWorks
5 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.55%) PKI
6 3 (1.55%) Replication
6 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Tandem
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 131 (67.53%) Linux
2 87 (44.85%) UNIX
3 52 (26.80%) Solaris
4 44 (22.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (17.01%) Windows
6 27 (13.92%) CentOS
7 26 (13.40%) AIX
7 26 (13.40%) HPUX
8 19 (9.79%) Debian
9 14 (7.22%) SUSE
10 9 (4.64%) Ubuntu
10 9 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (3.09%) Android
13 5 (2.58%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.95%) ITIL
2 27 (13.92%) DevOps
3 18 (9.28%) Change Management
4 17 (8.76%) Load Balancing
5 14 (7.22%) Service Management
6 13 (6.70%) Business Continuity
7 12 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (5.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.64%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (4.64%) Integration Testing
11 7 (3.61%) Release Management
11 7 (3.61%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.58%) Project Management
12 5 (2.58%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.58%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.32%) Shell Script
2 44 (22.68%) Perl
3 36 (18.56%) Bash Shell
4 18 (9.28%) PowerShell
4 18 (9.28%) PHP
5 13 (6.70%) Python
6 11 (5.67%) Ruby
6 11 (5.67%) Java
7 6 (3.09%) SQL
8 4 (2.06%) AWK
9 3 (1.55%) C#
9 3 (1.55%) VB
10 2 (1.03%) VBA
10 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.58%) Degree
4 4 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.06%) MCITP
4 4 (2.06%) MCSE
4 4 (2.06%) CCA
4 4 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.55%) MCP
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.19%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.82%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.73%) Samba
4 10 (5.15%) vSphere
5 8 (4.12%) Xen
6 7 (3.61%) NFS
7 5 (2.58%) KVM
8 4 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.55%) XenApp
9 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.03%) XenServer
11 1 (0.52%) Docker
11 1 (0.52%) LXC
11 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.52%) Squid
11 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 57 (29.38%) Puppet
2 36 (18.56%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (7.73%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.61%) Ganglia
5 5 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (2.58%) Nagios
5 5 (2.58%) Salt
6 4 (2.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.55%) SCCM
7 3 (1.55%) Kibana
7 3 (1.55%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.55%) logstash
7 3 (1.55%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.03%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.52%) SCOM
9 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.52%) Graphite
Vendors
1 59 (30.41%) Red Hat
2 41 (21.13%) VMware
3 26 (13.40%) Oracle
4 22 (11.34%) Cisco
4 22 (11.34%) IBM
4 22 (11.34%) HP
5 17 (8.76%) NetApp
6 13 (6.70%) Microsoft
7 11 (5.67%) Citrix
8 7 (3.61%) Veritas
9 6 (3.09%) Google
10 5 (2.58%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.58%) Symantec
10 5 (2.58%) EMC
11 3 (1.55%) F5
12 2 (1.03%) Percona
13 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
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