Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £43,250 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 May 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 255 228
Rank change year-on-year +2 -27 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 48 67 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.63% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.65% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 106
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.33% +0.67% +6.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,750 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9,437 10,367 11,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.69% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,041 8,873 9,945
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator 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 in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
West Yorkshire -3 31 £47,500 -9.52% 7
North Yorkshire +17 16 £40,000 +6.67% 1
South Yorkshire +4 1 £50,000 +66.67% 3
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 25 (52.08%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) Bash Shell
3 18 (37.50%) Windows
4 17 (35.42%) Unix
4 17 (35.42%) Puppet
4 17 (35.42%) Ansible
5 16 (33.33%) Python
5 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 16 (33.33%) VMware
6 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (29.17%) Finance
7 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.17%) SAN
7 14 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (29.17%) DevOps
8 13 (27.08%) ITIL
8 13 (27.08%) Ruby
8 13 (27.08%) NAS
8 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (22.92%) Apache
10 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (22.92%) LAMP
11 10 (20.83%) MySQL
11 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
11 10 (20.83%) DHCP
11 10 (20.83%) DNS
11 10 (20.83%) Windows Server

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (22.92%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 6 (12.50%) nginx
4 5 (10.42%) JBoss
4 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
6 3 (6.25%) CloudStack
6 3 (6.25%) Jetty
6 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) NetSuite
2 4 (8.33%) SAP Business One
3 1 (2.08%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (12.50%) CloudFront
3 6 (12.50%) Route 53
3 6 (12.50%) Serverless
3 6 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) SAN
2 13 (27.08%) NAS
3 10 (20.83%) DHCP
3 10 (20.83%) DNS
4 9 (18.75%) Internet
4 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.67%) Network Security
6 7 (14.58%) Firewall
7 5 (10.42%) LAN
7 5 (10.42%) WAN
8 4 (8.33%) Skype
9 1 (2.08%) 4G
9 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
9 1 (2.08%) PBX
9 1 (2.08%) SMS
9 1 (2.08%) VoIP
9 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MySQL
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon Aurora
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Advertising
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) LAMP
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Windows
3 17 (35.42%) Unix
4 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 9 (18.75%) AIX
7 8 (16.67%) Debian
7 8 (16.67%) HPUX
7 8 (16.67%) Solaris
8 6 (12.50%) CentOS
9 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) DevOps
2 13 (27.08%) ITIL
3 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.50%) Change Control
6 6 (12.50%) ERP
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 6 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (12.50%) Service Management
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) CRM
7 5 (10.42%) DSDM
7 5 (10.42%) RUP
7 5 (10.42%) Scrum
7 5 (10.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Bash Shell
2 16 (33.33%) Python
3 13 (27.08%) Ruby
4 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.50%) Perl
6 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) MCSE
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.75%) vSphere
3 9 (18.75%) XenServer
4 8 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (12.50%) Docker
5 6 (12.50%) Firmware
6 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) Ansible
1 17 (35.42%) Puppet
2 14 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (16.67%) SCCM
4 6 (12.50%) Capistrano
4 6 (12.50%) SELinux
4 6 (12.50%) vCenter Server
5 5 (10.42%) Cobbler
6 4 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (6.25%) Cacti
7 3 (6.25%) Munin
7 3 (6.25%) ZABBIX
8 1 (2.08%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) VMware
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 9 (18.75%) SaltStack
4 8 (16.67%) Google
4 8 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (8.33%) Epicor
6 4 (8.33%) Infor
6 4 (8.33%) Sage
6 4 (8.33%) SAP
6 4 (8.33%) Symantec
6 4 (8.33%) Veeam
6 4 (8.33%) Xero
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco
7 3 (6.25%) EMC
7 3 (6.25%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) Meraki
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) McAfee