Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 233 231
Rank change year-on-year +56 -2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 148 102 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.50% 0.92% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.94% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 118 84 129
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £28,250 £24,700
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,050 £41,250
England median annual salary £42,834 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.78% - -

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 9637 10884 12858
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 97.91% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8094 9202 10544
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +28 87 £40,000 +6.67% 3
North Yorkshire +24 30 £55,000 +57.14% 1
South Yorkshire +35 25 £31,000 -29.55% 4
East Yorkshire - 6 £24,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 112 (75.68%) Linux
2 62 (41.89%) Red Hat
3 51 (34.46%) MySQL
4 49 (33.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (27.03%) Unix
6 39 (26.35%) Windows
7 35 (23.65%) Puppet
7 35 (23.65%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (22.97%) DNS
8 34 (22.97%) Shell Script
9 33 (22.30%) Firewall
9 33 (22.30%) VMware
9 33 (22.30%) Apache
9 33 (22.30%) Ansible
10 32 (21.62%) SAN
11 28 (18.92%) Oracle
11 28 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
12 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
13 25 (16.89%) Active Directory
13 25 (16.89%) Bash Shell
14 23 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (15.54%) Service Management
15 22 (14.86%) VPN
15 22 (14.86%) Python
15 22 (14.86%) ITIL
16 21 (14.19%) Ruby
16 21 (14.19%) Docker
17 19 (12.84%) Load Balancing
17 19 (12.84%) Cisco
17 19 (12.84%) TCP/IP

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 33 (22.30%) Apache
2 13 (8.78%) nginx
3 10 (6.76%) WordPress
4 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.38%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.70%) IIS
7 3 (2.03%) JBoss
7 3 (2.03%) SAS
7 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.35%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.35%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.68%) Jetty
9 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.68%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.73%) Office 365
4 3 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) Boomi
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.97%) DNS
2 33 (22.30%) Firewall
3 32 (21.62%) SAN
4 22 (14.86%) VPN
5 19 (12.84%) TCP/IP
6 12 (8.11%) Internet
7 10 (6.76%) Broadband
7 10 (6.76%) OpenVPN
8 8 (5.41%) DHCP
9 7 (4.73%) HTTP
9 7 (4.73%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (4.73%) SSL
10 5 (3.38%) WAN
11 4 (2.70%) IMAP
11 4 (2.70%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.70%) NAS
11 4 (2.70%) SMS
12 3 (2.03%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.03%) Network Security
12 3 (2.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (34.46%) MySQL
2 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.35%) OLAP
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.35%) Power BI
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) HBase
6 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) QlikView
6 1 (0.68%) SQL CLR
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (11.49%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Advertising
2 4 (2.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.03%) Back Office
3 3 (2.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.16%) LAMP
2 10 (6.76%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.68%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Clustering
2 12 (8.11%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.73%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.70%) User Experience
6 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.35%) LIMS
7 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Fintech
8 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 112 (75.68%) Linux
2 49 (33.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (27.03%) Unix
4 39 (26.35%) Windows
5 15 (10.14%) CentOS
6 13 (8.78%) Debian
6 13 (8.78%) Windows Server
7 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.76%) HPUX
8 10 (6.76%) Ubuntu
8 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.41%) AIX
10 3 (2.03%) Solaris
11 2 (1.35%) Android
11 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.68%) Fedora
12 1 (0.68%) SUSE
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.54%) Service Management
2 22 (14.86%) ITIL
3 19 (12.84%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.14%) Configuration Management
4 15 (10.14%) DevOps
4 15 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (9.46%) High Availability
5 14 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.78%) Business Continuity
6 13 (8.78%) Data Security
7 12 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (7.43%) Line Management
8 11 (7.43%) Proactive Monitoring
9 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 10 (6.76%) Release Management
9 10 (6.76%) Test Automation
9 10 (6.76%) Workflow
10 8 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.97%) Shell Script
2 25 (16.89%) Bash Shell
3 22 (14.86%) Python
4 21 (14.19%) Ruby
5 11 (7.43%) PHP
6 10 (6.76%) SQL
7 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.05%) Java
9 5 (3.38%) Perl
10 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.35%) Korn
11 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.68%) C#
12 1 (0.68%) R
12 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.05%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.03%) RHCE
3 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.35%) MCITP
4 2 (1.35%) MCP
4 2 (1.35%) MCSE
4 2 (1.35%) MCTS
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (16.89%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.19%) Docker
4 11 (7.43%) iptables
5 10 (6.76%) Varnish
6 9 (6.08%) GlusterFS
6 9 (6.08%) Hyper-V
7 8 (5.41%) KVM
8 5 (3.38%) vSphere
9 4 (2.70%) BIND 9
9 4 (2.70%) NFS
9 4 (2.70%) Samba
9 4 (2.70%) Sendmail
10 3 (2.03%) Dovecot
10 3 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.68%) Postfix
12 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (23.65%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (23.65%) Puppet
2 33 (22.30%) Ansible
3 12 (8.11%) Kubernetes
4 10 (6.76%) Nagios
5 9 (6.08%) HAProxy
6 5 (3.38%) Terraform
7 4 (2.70%) Packer
7 4 (2.70%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.03%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.68%) Rancher
9 1 (0.68%) SCCM
9 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (41.89%) Red Hat
2 33 (22.30%) VMware
3 28 (18.92%) Oracle
4 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
5 19 (12.84%) Cisco
6 17 (11.49%) HP
7 11 (7.43%) Rackspace
8 10 (6.76%) MikroTik
9 7 (4.73%) 3PAR
9 7 (4.73%) Google
9 7 (4.73%) Hitachi
10 6 (4.05%) Citrix
10 6 (4.05%) Dell
11 5 (3.38%) IBM
12 3 (2.03%) Avaya
12 3 (2.03%) DataCore
12 3 (2.03%) F5
12 3 (2.03%) NetApp
12 3 (2.03%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.03%) Riverbed