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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 191 137 105
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 60 83 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.83% 1.55% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.63% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 107
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +12.85%
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
6991 5088 5679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.55% 94.71% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 4045 4677
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £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 17 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 17 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 -46 34 £40,000 -8.57% 5
North Yorkshire 0 16 £35,000 -31.70% 5
South Yorkshire -36 9 £30,000 -20.00% 2
East Yorkshire +2 1 £32,000 +2.40%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 115 (81.56%) Linux
2 73 (51.77%) UNIX
3 53 (37.59%) Red Hat
4 43 (30.50%) Shell Script
5 39 (27.66%) Apache
6 38 (26.95%) Windows
7 36 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (24.82%) Puppet
9 34 (24.11%) MySQL
9 34 (24.11%) DNS
10 33 (23.40%) Web Services
10 33 (23.40%) Firewall
10 33 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (21.99%) Solaris
12 29 (20.57%) Perl
12 29 (20.57%) TCP/IP
13 27 (19.15%) HP
14 25 (17.73%) SAN
14 25 (17.73%) Retail
14 25 (17.73%) Marketing
15 24 (17.02%) Oracle
15 24 (17.02%) HPUX
16 22 (15.60%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (14.89%) Java
18 20 (14.18%) Performance Monitoring
19 19 (13.48%) VMware
20 18 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
20 18 (12.77%) Load Balancing
20 18 (12.77%) Bash Shell

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 39 (27.66%) Apache
2 9 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.96%) IIS
4 6 (4.26%) nginx
5 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.71%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Office
1 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.55%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.11%) DNS
2 33 (23.40%) Firewall
3 29 (20.57%) TCP/IP
4 25 (17.73%) SAN
5 11 (7.80%) VPN
6 10 (7.09%) VLAN
7 7 (4.96%) HTTP
8 6 (4.26%) DHCP
8 6 (4.26%) Network Security
9 5 (3.55%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (3.55%) LDAP
9 5 (3.55%) SNMP
10 4 (2.84%) SSL
11 3 (2.13%) Internet
11 3 (2.13%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.42%) LAN
13 1 (0.71%) FTP
13 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.71%) SSH
13 1 (0.71%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.11%) MySQL
2 11 (7.80%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.09%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.42%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.71%) QlikView
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.26%) Hudson
2 6 (4.26%) Maven
2 6 (4.26%) JIRA
2 6 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.55%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.55%) Subversion
4 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) Gradle
General
1 25 (17.73%) Retail
1 25 (17.73%) Marketing
2 8 (5.67%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.40%) Web Services
2 8 (5.67%) LAMP
3 6 (4.26%) .NET
4 4 (2.84%) J2EE
5 1 (0.71%) SOAP
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.71%) REST
5 1 (0.71%) MCollective
5 1 (0.71%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) HP StorageWorks
2 5 (3.55%) Smartphone
2 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.55%) Telematics
3 3 (2.13%) Open Source
3 3 (2.13%) Firmware
3 3 (2.13%) Clustering
4 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.71%) PKI
5 1 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 115 (81.56%) Linux
2 73 (51.77%) UNIX
3 38 (26.95%) Windows
4 36 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (21.99%) Solaris
6 24 (17.02%) HPUX
7 16 (11.35%) CentOS
8 8 (5.67%) Debian
9 6 (4.26%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.55%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.60%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (14.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 18 (12.77%) Load Balancing
3 18 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (12.06%) Business Continuity
4 17 (12.06%) DevOps
5 13 (9.22%) Configuration Management
6 12 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.67%) ITIL
9 8 (5.67%) Service Management
9 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.84%) Migration
11 3 (2.13%) Performance Management
12 2 (1.42%) Vulnerability Management
12 2 (1.42%) Network Design
12 2 (1.42%) Workflow
12 2 (1.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.50%) Shell Script
2 29 (20.57%) Perl
3 21 (14.89%) Java
4 18 (12.77%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.67%) PHP
6 7 (4.96%) Python
6 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.26%) Ruby
8 3 (2.13%) C
9 2 (1.42%) SQL
10 1 (0.71%) VBScript
10 1 (0.71%) C#
10 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) MCP
2 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.71%) MCSE
2 1 (0.71%) CCNA
2 1 (0.71%) CCA
2 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.80%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.09%) Xen
4 5 (3.55%) qmail
4 5 (3.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (3.55%) KVM
5 3 (2.13%) vSphere
5 3 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.13%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.42%) XenApp
6 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.71%) NFS
7 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (24.82%) Puppet
3 11 (7.80%) Nagios
4 7 (4.96%) Ganglia
5 4 (2.84%) Pingdom
6 3 (2.13%) Salt
6 3 (2.13%) Opsview
6 3 (2.13%) Cacti
7 2 (1.42%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (37.59%) Red Hat
2 27 (19.15%) HP
3 24 (17.02%) Oracle
4 19 (13.48%) VMware
5 17 (12.06%) Cisco
6 15 (10.64%) JBoss
7 9 (6.38%) Veritas
8 8 (5.67%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.84%) New Relic
9 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.13%) CA
10 3 (2.13%) CommVault
10 3 (2.13%) Brocade
10 3 (2.13%) Zend
10 3 (2.13%) Symantec
10 3 (2.13%) Citrix
11 2 (1.42%) EMC
11 2 (1.42%) IBM
11 2 (1.42%) NetApp
11 2 (1.42%) F5
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Spring Technology
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension. Health
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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York
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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
Posted: 7 days ago
Huddersfield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £220 - £230 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HRsmart Europe
Salary: Competitive, depending on job level and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago