The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 162 144
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.39% 0.51% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.53% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 40
Median salary £55,000 £37,634 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.14% +20.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  

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 2522 3197 3655
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.41% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2622 2943
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Python
2 17 (85.00%) Bash Shell
2 17 (85.00%) Puppet
2 17 (85.00%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (80.00%) DevOps
3 16 (80.00%) Ruby
4 12 (60.00%) Ansible
5 11 (55.00%) Debian
6 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Xen
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) MySQL
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Unix
7 6 (30.00%) KVM
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) NAS
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) Cobbler
8 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
11 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (5.00%) Migration

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 1 (5.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 6 (30.00%) NAS
2 6 (30.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Debian
3 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Remote Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Bash Shell
1 17 (85.00%) Python
2 16 (80.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) KVM
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (30.00%) Xen
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (85.00%) Puppet
2 12 (60.00%) Ansible
3 5 (25.00%) Cobbler
3 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum Up to £50K + 10% Bonus +Bens + Flexi
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago