Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 254 225
Rank change year-on-year +41 -29 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 94 71 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.95% 0.67% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.68% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 75 70 123
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 9,637 10,416 12,502
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 97.65% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8,213 8,924 10,333
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,028 £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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +29 54 £38,000 -5.00% 9
North Yorkshire +14 22 £55,000 +57.14% 1
South Yorkshire +10 15 £32,250 +7.50% 3
East Yorkshire 0 3 £31,000 +5.08%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 69 (73.40%) Linux
2 40 (42.55%) Red Hat
3 39 (41.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (38.30%) MySQL
5 34 (36.17%) DNS
6 33 (35.11%) Unix
7 32 (34.04%) Windows
8 24 (25.53%) SAN
9 23 (24.47%) ITIL
10 22 (23.40%) Apache
11 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
12 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
13 18 (19.15%) Shell Script
13 18 (19.15%) LAMP
13 18 (19.15%) VMware
14 17 (18.09%) Service Management
15 16 (17.02%) Oracle
15 16 (17.02%) Puppet
16 15 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (15.96%) Firewall
17 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
17 14 (14.89%) VPN
17 14 (14.89%) Ansible
18 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (13.83%) HP
18 13 (13.83%) Internet
19 12 (12.77%) Data Security
19 12 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
19 12 (12.77%) Cisco
19 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure

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 22 (23.40%) Apache
2 10 (10.64%) WordPress
3 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.38%) Skype for Business
6 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.26%) JBoss
7 4 (4.26%) nginx
7 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.19%) IIS
9 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.06%) Jetty
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.26%) Office 365
5 1 (1.06%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.17%) DNS
2 24 (25.53%) SAN
3 15 (15.96%) Firewall
4 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 14 (14.89%) VPN
5 13 (13.83%) Internet
6 10 (10.64%) Broadband
6 10 (10.64%) OpenVPN
7 8 (8.51%) DHCP
8 6 (6.38%) HTTP
8 6 (6.38%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (6.38%) SSL
9 5 (5.32%) NAS
9 5 (5.32%) Network Security
9 5 (5.32%) Skype
9 5 (5.32%) SMS
10 4 (4.26%) LAN
10 4 (4.26%) WAN
11 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.30%) MySQL
2 10 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.13%) OLAP
4 2 (2.13%) Power BI
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) French Language
4 1 (1.06%) German Language
4 1 (1.06%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) LAMP
2 10 (10.64%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) Middleware
3 1 (1.06%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Clustering
3 5 (5.32%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.26%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (73.40%) Linux
2 39 (41.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (35.11%) Unix
4 32 (34.04%) Windows
5 12 (12.77%) CentOS
6 11 (11.70%) AIX
7 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.51%) HPUX
8 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
9 6 (6.38%) Debian
9 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.32%) Solaris
11 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.06%) Fedora
12 1 (1.06%) SUSE
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) ITIL
2 17 (18.09%) Service Management
3 12 (12.77%) Data Security
3 12 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (10.64%) Business Continuity
4 10 (10.64%) Line Management
4 10 (10.64%) Release Management
4 10 (10.64%) Workflow
5 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.57%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.32%) DevOps
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.26%) OWASP
8 4 (4.26%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) Shell Script
2 10 (10.64%) Bash Shell
2 10 (10.64%) PHP
3 9 (9.57%) Python
3 9 (9.57%) Ruby
4 4 (4.26%) SQL
5 3 (3.19%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) Korn
7 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) MCITP
2 2 (2.13%) MCTS
3 1 (1.06%) CCNA
3 1 (1.06%) CCNP
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) MCP
3 1 (1.06%) MCSA
3 1 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.26%) Docker
5 3 (3.19%) Dovecot
5 3 (3.19%) GlusterFS
5 3 (3.19%) iptables
5 3 (3.19%) Varnish
6 1 (1.06%) Postfix
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (17.02%) Puppet
2 15 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (14.89%) Ansible
4 10 (10.64%) Nagios
5 5 (5.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (5.32%) Tivoli
6 4 (4.26%) Cobbler
6 4 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.19%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.19%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.06%) Packer
8 1 (1.06%) SCCM
8 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (42.55%) Red Hat
2 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.15%) VMware
4 16 (17.02%) Oracle
5 13 (13.83%) HP
6 12 (12.77%) Cisco
7 10 (10.64%) MikroTik
8 6 (6.38%) Google
8 6 (6.38%) Hitachi
8 6 (6.38%) IBM
9 5 (5.32%) Symantec
9 5 (5.32%) Veeam
10 3 (3.19%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.19%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.13%) Avaya
11 2 (2.13%) IFS
11 2 (2.13%) Meraki
12 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.06%) Dell
12 1 (1.06%) NetApp