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The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 237 210 146
Rank change year-on-year -27 -64 +115
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 45 22 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.39% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.41% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 34
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,250 £26,375
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £34,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,000 £38,500 £43,250
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% -10.98% +23.57%
75th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £51,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £50,000 £63,916
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%

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 7,244 5,361 3,930
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 93.89% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,394 4,351 3,395
10th Percentile £28,189 £27,933 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Administrator in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Administrator in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -30 25 £33,000 -17.50% 2
North Yorkshire -9 12 £52,500 +5.00%
South Yorkshire 0 8 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Systems Administrator job roles required the following 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 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (40.00%) Degree
2 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
3 15 (33.33%) Windows
4 12 (26.67%) Linux
4 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
5 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (22.22%) Social Skills
7 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (17.78%) Quality Management
8 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (17.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (17.78%) Performance Metrics
8 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
8 8 (17.78%) QA
8 8 (17.78%) QMS
8 8 (17.78%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
9 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
9 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
9 7 (15.56%) SAN
9 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
9 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
9 7 (15.56%) Tech Ops

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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
1 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (13.33%) Azure
3 3 (6.67%) AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) SaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
2 6 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) VLAN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 10 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (17.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
5 4 (8.89%) Finance
6 3 (6.67%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.44%) Automotive
7 2 (4.44%) Retail
8 1 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (2.22%) Marketing
8 1 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.22%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (2.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.33%) CentOS
4 6 (13.33%) Solaris
4 6 (13.33%) Unix
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (17.78%) Performance Metrics
2 8 (17.78%) QMS
2 8 (17.78%) Quality Management
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (15.56%) Tech Ops
4 6 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 6 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 6 (13.33%) Storage Management
5 3 (6.67%) Antivirus Management
5 3 (6.67%) Change Control
5 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (6.67%) Validation
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Office Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
2 6 (13.33%) AWK
2 6 (13.33%) Bourne shell
2 6 (13.33%) Korn
2 6 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) OCA
2 6 (13.33%) OCP
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (13.33%) RHCE
2 6 (13.33%) RHCSA
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.44%) CCNA
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 5 (11.11%) SLA
3 3 (6.67%) GLP
4 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (13.33%) Ansible
2 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.33%) Brocade
3 6 (13.33%) Centrify
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) Sun
3 6 (13.33%) Veritas
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Meraki
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) VMware