Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 July 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 199 223
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 64 94 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.91% 1.15% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.17% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 46 78 83
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6882 8016 9439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.58% 97.90% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5887 6717 7477
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,075 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £59,850
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 44 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Bradford -6 17 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Pudsey - 1 £38,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £45,000 -
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 49 (76.56%) Linux
2 36 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 27 (42.19%) Bash Shell
4 25 (39.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (34.38%) Ruby
5 22 (34.38%) Puppet
5 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (34.38%) Unix
5 22 (34.38%) Python
5 22 (34.38%) Ansible
6 21 (32.81%) DevOps
6 21 (32.81%) Oracle
7 20 (31.25%) Shell Script
8 19 (29.69%) Firewall
8 19 (29.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (28.13%) SAN
10 17 (26.56%) Service Management
10 17 (26.56%) VMware
10 17 (26.56%) Cisco
11 16 (25.00%) Debian
11 16 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 16 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (23.44%) Business Continuity
13 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
13 14 (21.88%) HP
13 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
13 14 (21.88%) DNS
13 14 (21.88%) Windows
14 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) Jetty
3 1 (1.56%) nginx
3 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) Firewall
2 18 (28.13%) SAN
3 14 (21.88%) DNS
3 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) VLAN
5 2 (3.13%) ADSL
5 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.13%) MPLS
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (1.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.56%) HBase
3 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (10.94%) Clustering
3 4 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.13%) IVR
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Linux
2 25 (39.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (34.38%) Unix
4 16 (25.00%) Debian
5 14 (21.88%) Windows
6 11 (17.19%) HPUX
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.56%) CentOS
9 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) DevOps
2 19 (29.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (26.56%) Service Management
4 16 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 16 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (23.44%) Business Continuity
6 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.94%) Patch Management
8 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (9.38%) High Availability
9 4 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 4 (6.25%) ITIL
9 4 (6.25%) SDLC
10 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.13%) Contingency Planning
10 2 (3.13%) Data Security
10 2 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.13%) People Management
10 2 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) Bash Shell
2 22 (34.38%) Python
2 22 (34.38%) Ruby
3 20 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.81%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) Perl
6 3 (4.69%) SQL
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) RHCE
2 2 (3.13%) MCP
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.69%) Docker
4 3 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.13%) KVM
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (34.38%) Ansible
1 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (34.38%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) Packer
2 2 (3.13%) Terraform
3 1 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 21 (32.81%) Oracle
3 17 (26.56%) Cisco
3 17 (26.56%) VMware
4 14 (21.88%) HP
5 12 (18.75%) 3PAR
6 9 (14.06%) Citrix
7 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.81%) F5
8 5 (7.81%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.13%) Avaya
9 2 (3.13%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.13%) Sophos
10 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.56%) Brocade
10 1 (1.56%) CommVault
10 1 (1.56%) Google
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Up to £42,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + 7% bonus + Pension + Onsite Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum along with AWS certifications & an e
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 21 days ago