Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 177 238
Rank change year-on-year -5 +61 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 105 149 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.25% 1.51% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.55% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76 116 86
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.50% +2.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £51,625 £55,000 £46,750
England median annual salary £43,690 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% - -

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 8,132 9,629 11,004
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 97.49% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6,671 8,068 9,296
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
North Yorkshire +8 46 £36,500 -33.64% 2
West Yorkshire -29 42 £34,500 -13.75% 10
South Yorkshire -14 16 £34,500 +11.29% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 64 (60.95%) Linux
2 45 (42.86%) Windows
3 37 (35.24%) Windows Server
4 36 (34.29%) Active Directory
5 35 (33.33%) VMware
6 31 (29.52%) Python
7 29 (27.62%) Data Centre
8 27 (25.71%) DevOps
9 25 (23.81%) Ansible
9 25 (23.81%) Puppet
9 25 (23.81%) PHP
10 22 (20.95%) Unix
10 22 (20.95%) Finance
11 21 (20.00%) Perl
11 21 (20.00%) DNS
12 20 (19.05%) Bash Shell
13 18 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (17.14%) Degree
13 18 (17.14%) SAN
13 18 (17.14%) Red Hat
13 18 (17.14%) Apache
14 17 (16.19%) ITIL
14 17 (16.19%) Java
15 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
15 16 (15.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (14.29%) Shell Script
17 14 (13.33%) Configuration Management
17 14 (13.33%) Clustering
17 14 (13.33%) Oracle

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 18 (17.14%) Apache
2 13 (12.38%) JBoss
3 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 12 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.81%) nginx
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.86%) CMS
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.90%) WordPress
7 1 (0.95%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.90%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.76%) Office 365
2 5 (4.76%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.90%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.95%) Route 53
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.00%) DNS
2 18 (17.14%) SAN
3 12 (11.43%) HTTP
4 11 (10.48%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (9.52%) LAN
6 7 (6.67%) DHCP
6 7 (6.67%) Firewall
6 7 (6.67%) NAS
6 7 (6.67%) WAN
7 5 (4.76%) Network Security
7 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.76%) VPN
8 4 (3.81%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (3.81%) VoIP
9 3 (2.86%) Internet
9 3 (2.86%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.90%) Broadband
10 2 (1.90%) VLAN
11 1 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.95%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.62%) MySQL
3 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.95%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.81%) JIRA
2 4 (3.81%) Redmine
2 4 (3.81%) Trac
3 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (20.95%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.81%) Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) Middleware
1 4 (3.81%) Node.js
2 3 (2.86%) Spring
3 2 (1.90%) CSS
3 2 (1.90%) HTML
3 2 (1.90%) LAMP
3 2 (1.90%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.95%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.62%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.33%) Clustering
3 13 (12.38%) Public Cloud
4 10 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.81%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.81%) Replication
8 2 (1.90%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.95%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (60.95%) Linux
2 45 (42.86%) Windows
3 37 (35.24%) Windows Server
4 22 (20.95%) Unix
5 18 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (12.38%) Windows 10
8 12 (11.43%) SUSE
9 10 (9.52%) AIX
10 9 (8.57%) HPUX
10 9 (8.57%) Solaris
10 9 (8.57%) Ubuntu
11 8 (7.62%) CentOS
11 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
13 5 (4.76%) Windows 8
14 4 (3.81%) Windows XP
15 3 (2.86%) Android
16 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
16 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) DevOps
2 17 (16.19%) ITIL
3 16 (15.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 12 (11.43%) Load Balancing
5 12 (11.43%) Security Patching
5 12 (11.43%) Server Building
5 12 (11.43%) Server Hardening
6 8 (7.62%) Open Source
6 8 (7.62%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.67%) Storage Management
8 6 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.81%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.52%) Python
2 25 (23.81%) PHP
3 21 (20.00%) Perl
4 20 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 17 (16.19%) Java
6 15 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.62%) Ruby
8 7 (6.67%) SQL
9 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.90%) REXX
12 1 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Degree
2 12 (11.43%) RHCE
2 12 (11.43%) RHCSA
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.90%) MCSE
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.95%) CCNA
5 1 (0.95%) MCITP
5 1 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.95%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.38%) Gluster
2 13 (12.38%) GlusterFS
3 12 (11.43%) Docker
4 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.81%) pfSense
5 4 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.86%) vSphere
7 2 (1.90%) Firmware
8 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.95%) Xen
8 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (23.81%) Ansible
1 25 (23.81%) Puppet
2 12 (11.43%) Nagios
2 12 (11.43%) vRealize
3 11 (10.48%) ZABBIX
4 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (7.62%) SCCM
6 7 (6.67%) Cacti
6 7 (6.67%) Munin
7 6 (5.71%) Kubernetes
8 5 (4.76%) Rundeck
9 3 (2.86%) WSUS
10 1 (0.95%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.95%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.95%) Terraform
10 1 (0.95%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (33.33%) VMware
2 18 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (13.33%) Oracle
5 12 (11.43%) EMC
6 9 (8.57%) SonicWALL
7 7 (6.67%) SaltStack
8 6 (5.71%) Cisco
9 5 (4.76%) Veritas
10 4 (3.81%) Splunk
10 4 (3.81%) Veeam
11 3 (2.86%) Google
11 3 (2.86%) HP
12 2 (1.90%) Epicor
12 2 (1.90%) IBM
12 2 (1.90%) Infor
12 2 (1.90%) McAfee
12 2 (1.90%) Sage
12 2 (1.90%) SAP
12 2 (1.90%) Symantec