Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 228 228
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 81 104 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.88% 1.00% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.03% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 67 81 96
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,500 £26,875
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 8,906 10,118 11,393
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.65% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,479 8,544 9,494
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,750 £61,250 £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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +31 35 £40,000 +6.67% 8
West Yorkshire -13 34 £45,000 +12.50% 9
South Yorkshire +15 11 £34,500 +15.00% 3
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 50 (61.73%) Linux
2 32 (39.51%) Puppet
3 28 (34.57%) Ansible
3 28 (34.57%) VMware
3 28 (34.57%) Python
4 27 (33.33%) Unix
4 27 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 26 (32.10%) Windows
6 24 (29.63%) Finance
6 24 (29.63%) Data Centre
7 23 (28.40%) DevOps
8 20 (24.69%) Configuration Management
8 20 (24.69%) Perl
9 19 (23.46%) ITIL
9 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
10 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 17 (20.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (20.99%) Shell Script
11 17 (20.99%) Apache
12 16 (19.75%) SAN
13 15 (18.52%) SaltStack
14 14 (17.28%) Degree
14 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
15 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
15 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Clustering
16 12 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (14.81%) NAS
16 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (14.81%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (20.99%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) JBoss
3 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.41%) nginx
4 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.94%) CloudStack
5 4 (4.94%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.47%) CMS
7 2 (2.47%) Jetty
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) NetSuite
2 5 (6.17%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.23%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (7.41%) CloudFront
2 6 (7.41%) Route 53
2 6 (7.41%) Serverless
2 6 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) SAN
2 12 (14.81%) NAS
3 10 (12.35%) DHCP
3 10 (12.35%) DNS
3 10 (12.35%) Internet
4 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.88%) Firewall
6 7 (8.64%) HTTP
6 7 (8.64%) Network Security
7 4 (4.94%) LAN
7 4 (4.94%) WAN
8 2 (2.47%) Skype
9 1 (1.23%) 4G
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.23%) PBX
9 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) MySQL
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.41%) Amazon Aurora
3 6 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.64%) Advertising
4 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.94%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) LAMP
2 5 (6.17%) Middleware
3 3 (3.70%) Node.js
4 2 (2.47%) CSS
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.58%) Public Cloud
3 10 (12.35%) Clustering
4 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Replication
5 3 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.23%) EPoS
7 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 50 (61.73%) Linux
2 27 (33.33%) Unix
3 26 (32.10%) Windows
4 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 17 (20.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.35%) AIX
7 9 (11.11%) HPUX
7 9 (11.11%) Solaris
8 7 (8.64%) SUSE
9 6 (7.41%) CentOS
9 6 (7.41%) Debian
10 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.23%) Android
12 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) DevOps
2 20 (24.69%) Configuration Management
3 19 (23.46%) ITIL
4 12 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (11.11%) Change Control
5 9 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.64%) ERP
6 7 (8.64%) Patch Management
6 7 (8.64%) Security Patching
6 7 (8.64%) Server Building
6 7 (8.64%) Server Hardening
7 6 (7.41%) CRM
7 6 (7.41%) Information Security
7 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.41%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (7.41%) Service Management
8 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) Python
2 27 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 20 (24.69%) Perl
4 17 (20.99%) Shell Script
5 12 (14.81%) Ruby
6 11 (13.58%) Java
6 11 (13.58%) PHP
7 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.94%) SQL
9 2 (2.47%) REXX
10 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) MCSE
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.64%) RHCE
3 7 (8.64%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) CCNA
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.81%) vSphere
3 10 (12.35%) XenServer
4 8 (9.88%) Firmware
4 8 (9.88%) Gluster
4 8 (9.88%) GlusterFS
4 8 (9.88%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (8.64%) Docker
6 4 (4.94%) Xen
7 3 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (39.51%) Puppet
2 28 (34.57%) Ansible
3 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (11.11%) Cacti
5 9 (11.11%) Munin
5 9 (11.11%) ZABBIX
6 8 (9.88%) SCCM
7 7 (8.64%) Nagios
7 7 (8.64%) vCenter Server
7 7 (8.64%) vRealize
8 6 (7.41%) Capistrano
8 6 (7.41%) SELinux
9 4 (4.94%) Cobbler
10 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (1.23%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
11 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (1.23%) Terraform
11 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) VMware
2 15 (18.52%) SaltStack
3 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
4 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
5 12 (14.81%) Oracle
6 9 (11.11%) EMC
7 6 (7.41%) Google
7 6 (7.41%) HP
8 5 (6.17%) Epicor
8 5 (6.17%) Infor
8 5 (6.17%) Sage
8 5 (6.17%) SAP
8 5 (6.17%) Xero
9 3 (3.70%) Symantec
9 3 (3.70%) Veeam
10 2 (2.47%) Cisco
10 2 (2.47%) McAfee
10 2 (2.47%) NetApp
11 1 (1.23%) Dell
11 1 (1.23%) IBM