The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 29 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 174 182
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 88 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 1.35% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.39% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 64 77
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5296 6337 7292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.82% 97.28% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4630 5278 5899
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -12 15 £55,000 +46.66% 3
North Yorkshire -16 8 £37,500 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire +5 6 £30,000 -7.69%
East Yorkshire -7 2 £30,250 +1.68%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 22 (38.60%) VMware
2 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (38.60%) Firewall
3 20 (35.09%) SAN
3 20 (35.09%) Unix
3 20 (35.09%) Ruby
4 19 (33.33%) Puppet
5 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 18 (31.58%) Python
5 18 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (29.82%) DevOps
6 17 (29.82%) DNS
7 16 (28.07%) Windows
8 15 (26.32%) Oracle
8 15 (26.32%) Cisco
8 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 14 (24.56%) Ansible
10 13 (22.81%) LAN
10 13 (22.81%) WAN
10 13 (22.81%) Debian
11 12 (21.05%) MySQL
12 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
12 11 (19.30%) SQL
12 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
12 11 (19.30%) vSphere
12 11 (19.30%) NAS
12 11 (19.30%) SonicWALL
13 10 (17.54%) HPUX
13 10 (17.54%) Active Directory

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 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.79%) IIS
3 7 (12.28%) Apache
4 3 (5.26%) WordPress
5 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.75%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.75%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.75%) JBoss
6 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.75%) SAS
6 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.77%) PaaS
3 5 (8.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) Firewall
2 20 (35.09%) SAN
3 17 (29.82%) DNS
4 13 (22.81%) LAN
4 13 (22.81%) WAN
5 11 (19.30%) NAS
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.53%) Broadband
8 6 (10.53%) Internet
9 5 (8.77%) DHCP
10 4 (7.02%) VoIP
11 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.75%) IMAP
11 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.75%) Network Security
11 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) MySQL
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 10 (17.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (8.77%) Electronics
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) LAMP
2 5 (8.77%) EDI
3 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Algorithms
1 9 (15.79%) Biotechnology
1 9 (15.79%) EMC VNX
1 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) Clustering
3 4 (7.02%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 20 (35.09%) Unix
3 16 (28.07%) Windows
4 13 (22.81%) Debian
5 10 (17.54%) HPUX
6 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.75%) AIX
9 1 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) DevOps
2 9 (15.79%) Network Management
2 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (10.53%) Line Management
3 6 (10.53%) Service Management
3 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
4 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.77%) ERP
5 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.02%) Informatics
5 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.75%) High Availability
6 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.75%) Remote Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.75%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Ruby
2 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
2 18 (31.58%) Python
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 6 (10.53%) PHP
4 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.26%) Groovy
6 3 (5.26%) Java
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CCEA
3 2 (3.51%) CCNA
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCP
3 2 (3.51%) MCSA
3 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (19.30%) vSphere
3 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (12.28%) KVM
5 6 (10.53%) Xen
6 4 (7.02%) Varnish
7 2 (3.51%) Docker
7 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.75%) BIND 9
8 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.75%) iptables
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.75%) NFS
8 1 (1.75%) Samba
8 1 (1.75%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.75%) XenApp
8 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) Puppet
2 18 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (24.56%) Ansible
4 5 (8.77%) Cobbler
4 5 (8.77%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.26%) WSUS
6 2 (3.51%) SCCM
7 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) VMware
2 15 (26.32%) Cisco
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) Oracle
3 11 (19.30%) SonicWALL
4 9 (15.79%) EMC
5 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.77%) Citrix
7 4 (7.02%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.02%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.75%) Avaya
8 1 (1.75%) DataCore
8 1 (1.75%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) NetApp
8 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.75%) Veeam
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