The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 171 117 154
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 11 38 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 1.46% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 1.53% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 4
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,750 £39,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,330 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.82% +14.28%
Linux Administrator
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3644 2485 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.66% 95.50% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 1914 2192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Leeds region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (81.48%) Apache
3 21 (77.78%) UNIX
4 16 (59.26%) MySQL
5 14 (51.85%) DevOps
6 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
7 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
7 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
7 11 (40.74%) Perl
7 11 (40.74%) RDBMS
7 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
8 8 (29.63%) Solaris
8 8 (29.63%) Java
9 6 (22.22%) VMware
9 6 (22.22%) Puppet
10 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (18.52%) HP
11 3 (11.11%) CommVault
11 3 (11.11%) C
11 3 (11.11%) PHP
11 3 (11.11%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) LAMP
11 3 (11.11%) vSphere
11 3 (11.11%) Salt
11 3 (11.11%) Zend
11 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (11.11%) Sendmail
12 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (81.48%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) MySQL
2 11 (40.74%) RDBMS
2 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) UNIX
3 8 (29.63%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
2 11 (40.74%) Perl
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) C
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Python
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) Sendmail
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) CommVault
4 3 (11.11%) Zend
5 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle