Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 227 246
Rank change year-on-year +42 +19 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 68 39 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.03% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.54% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58 35 51
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% +8.20%
10th Percentile £25,575 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,725 £54,000 £40,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,477 7,158 8,673
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.83% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,514 6,179 7,139
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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
Bradford +30 32 £38,000 +26.67%
Leeds +3 23 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Huddersfield - 9 £35,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 44 (64.71%) Linux
2 33 (48.53%) Red Hat
3 31 (45.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (44.12%) Unix
5 26 (38.24%) SAN
6 22 (32.35%) Shell Script
7 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 20 (29.41%) Windows
7 20 (29.41%) ITIL
7 20 (29.41%) VMware
8 19 (27.94%) Oracle
9 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (20.59%) HP
11 14 (20.59%) Service Management
11 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
12 13 (19.12%) DNS
12 13 (19.12%) Python
12 13 (19.12%) Cisco
12 13 (19.12%) Ruby
13 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
14 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity
14 11 (16.18%) Firewall
15 10 (14.71%) AIX
15 10 (14.71%) Finance
15 10 (14.71%) Puppet
15 10 (14.71%) Opscode Chef

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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.88%) JBoss
4 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.41%) Apache
6 2 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.41%) Office 365
6 1 (1.47%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) SAN
2 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 13 (19.12%) DNS
4 11 (16.18%) Firewall
5 7 (10.29%) HTTP
5 7 (10.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (10.29%) SSL
6 6 (8.82%) DHCP
7 5 (7.35%) NAS
7 5 (7.35%) Skype
7 5 (7.35%) WAN
8 4 (5.88%) LAN
8 4 (5.88%) Network Security
8 4 (5.88%) SMS
9 2 (2.94%) Internet
10 1 (1.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) MySQL
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Clustering
3 6 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Linux
2 31 (45.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (44.12%) Unix
4 20 (29.41%) Windows
5 10 (14.71%) AIX
6 8 (11.76%) HPUX
7 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (7.35%) Debian
10 4 (5.88%) Solaris
10 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
11 2 (2.94%) CentOS
12 1 (1.47%) Fedora
12 1 (1.47%) SUSE
12 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) ITIL
2 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (20.59%) Service Management
3 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity
4 9 (13.24%) Data Security
4 9 (13.24%) Proactive Monitoring
5 8 (11.76%) DevOps
6 7 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.88%) OWASP
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.41%) Scrum
10 3 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) Shell Script
2 13 (19.12%) Python
2 13 (19.12%) Ruby
3 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (2.94%) Java
5 2 (2.94%) Korn
5 2 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.47%) CCNA
2 1 (1.47%) CCNP
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.47%) MCP
2 1 (1.47%) MCSA
2 1 (1.47%) MCSE
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) RHCE
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) Docker
5 2 (2.94%) KVM
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (14.71%) Puppet
2 8 (11.76%) Ansible
3 5 (7.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (7.35%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.88%) Cobbler
4 4 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Terraform
6 2 (2.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Red Hat
2 20 (29.41%) VMware
3 19 (27.94%) Oracle
4 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.59%) HP
6 13 (19.12%) Cisco
7 8 (11.76%) Google
8 7 (10.29%) Hitachi
9 6 (8.82%) IBM
10 5 (7.35%) Symantec
10 5 (7.35%) Veeam
11 4 (5.88%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.94%) Avaya
12 2 (2.94%) Meraki
13 1 (1.47%) Citrix
13 1 (1.47%) Dell