The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 184 206
Rank change year-on-year +11 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 57 53 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.05% 0.93% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.96% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 47
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £41,900 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 5297 5545 6715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.68% 97.71% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 4684 5528
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +10 40 £40,000 - 9
North Yorkshire +11 10 £37,500 +47.05% 2
South Yorkshire -15 5 £25,000 -39.75% 2
East Yorkshire -11 2 £22,838 -29.18%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 68 (78.16%) Linux
2 28 (32.18%) Red Hat
3 27 (31.03%) Firewall
4 25 (28.74%) SAN
5 24 (27.59%) Unix
5 24 (27.59%) Debian
5 24 (27.59%) Bash Shell
5 24 (27.59%) Puppet
6 23 (26.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (26.44%) Ansible
6 23 (26.44%) Cisco
7 22 (25.29%) Shell Script
7 22 (25.29%) Windows
7 22 (25.29%) VMware
7 22 (25.29%) Ruby
8 20 (22.99%) Oracle
9 19 (21.84%) Python
9 19 (21.84%) DNS
9 19 (21.84%) Load Balancing
9 19 (21.84%) DevOps
10 16 (18.39%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (18.39%) Service Management
10 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
11 15 (17.24%) HP
11 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (16.09%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (16.09%) Linux Command Line
12 14 (16.09%) Business Continuity

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 (12.64%) Apache
2 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.90%) IIS
3 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.60%) nginx
5 4 (4.60%) SAS
5 4 (4.60%) WordPress
6 3 (3.45%) ColdFusion
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) iTrent
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.05%) Office 365
3 5 (5.75%) PaaS
3 5 (5.75%) SaaS
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.30%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.03%) Firewall
2 25 (28.74%) SAN
3 19 (21.84%) DNS
4 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.90%) DHCP
5 6 (6.90%) VLAN
5 6 (6.90%) VPN
6 5 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.75%) IMAP
6 5 (5.75%) iSCSI
6 5 (5.75%) NAS
7 4 (4.60%) Broadband
7 4 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.60%) Internet
7 4 (4.60%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.45%) Wireless
9 2 (2.30%) ADSL
9 2 (2.30%) MPLS
10 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) QlikView
5 1 (1.15%) SQL CLR
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Games
2 5 (5.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) LAMP
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.90%) Clustering
2 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.75%) Biotechnology
3 5 (5.75%) EMC VNX
4 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) IVR
6 2 (2.30%) LIMS
6 2 (2.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (78.16%) Linux
2 24 (27.59%) Debian
2 24 (27.59%) Unix
3 23 (26.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (25.29%) Windows
5 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (11.49%) HPUX
8 7 (8.05%) Ubuntu
8 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) DevOps
1 19 (21.84%) Load Balancing
2 16 (18.39%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (18.39%) Service Management
3 14 (16.09%) Business Continuity
3 14 (16.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (11.49%) High Availability
6 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.90%) Patch Management
8 5 (5.75%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.75%) Line Management
8 5 (5.75%) Network Management
8 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (4.60%) ITIL
9 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.45%) Process Management
10 3 (3.45%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) Bash Shell
2 22 (25.29%) Ruby
2 22 (25.29%) Shell Script
3 19 (21.84%) Python
4 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.49%) SQL
5 6 (6.90%) Perl
6 5 (5.75%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) Groovy
7 3 (3.45%) Java
7 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) C#
9 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) RHCE
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.15%) MCP
4 1 (1.15%) MCSE
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.64%) vSphere
4 10 (11.49%) Docker
5 8 (9.20%) Varnish
6 7 (8.05%) iptables
7 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.90%) KVM
8 5 (5.75%) BIND 9
8 5 (5.75%) NFS
8 5 (5.75%) Samba
8 5 (5.75%) Sendmail
8 5 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.60%) GlusterFS
10 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (27.59%) Puppet
2 23 (26.44%) Ansible
2 23 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.60%) HAProxy
3 4 (4.60%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.45%) WSUS
5 2 (2.30%) SCCM
6 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.15%) Packer
6 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Red Hat
2 23 (26.44%) Cisco
3 22 (25.29%) VMware
4 20 (22.99%) Oracle
5 15 (17.24%) HP
5 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.64%) 3PAR
7 10 (11.49%) Citrix
8 7 (8.05%) Dell
9 5 (5.75%) EMC
9 5 (5.75%) F5
9 5 (5.75%) Riverbed
9 5 (5.75%) SonicWALL
10 4 (4.60%) Avaya
10 4 (4.60%) DataCore
10 4 (4.60%) NetApp
10 4 (4.60%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.60%) Rackspace
11 3 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
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