The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 139 147
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 28 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.11% 0.81% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.83% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 32
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,139
Median salary % change year-on-year - +24.45%  
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £40,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2443 2786 3278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.10% 97.96% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7902 10502 11809
Leeds median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Leeds.

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Leeds

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Leeds

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (48.72%) Puppet
3 19 (48.72%) Ansible
3 19 (48.72%) DevOps
3 19 (48.72%) Ruby
3 19 (48.72%) Python
4 18 (46.15%) Debian
5 14 (35.90%) Red Hat
6 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 11 (28.21%) Windows
7 11 (28.21%) VMware
8 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (23.08%) Citrix
10 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
11 7 (17.95%) Unix
11 7 (17.95%) Clustering
11 7 (17.95%) SAN
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle
12 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
13 5 (12.82%) Riverbed
13 5 (12.82%) F5
13 5 (12.82%) High Availability
13 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (12.82%) Perl

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) IaaS
1 2 (5.13%) Mimecast
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) VLAN
4 2 (5.13%) ADSL
4 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.13%) MPLS
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 5 (12.82%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.13%) IVR
2 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 18 (46.15%) Debian
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Unix
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) DevOps
2 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
3 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.13%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) People Management
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 19 (48.72%) Python
2 19 (48.72%) Ruby
3 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) MCP
1 2 (5.13%) MCSE
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.56%) Docker
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) KVM
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Ansible
1 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (48.72%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Packer
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Terraform
2 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Red Hat
2 11 (28.21%) VMware
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 5 (12.82%) F5
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.82%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.13%) Avaya
6 2 (5.13%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.13%) Sophos
7 1 (2.56%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago