The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 168 118 150
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 16 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 1.30% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.36% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 3
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3563 2419 2373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.38% 95.39% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2833 1850 1940
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (87.50%) UNIX
3 27 (84.38%) Apache
4 19 (59.38%) MySQL
5 16 (50.00%) Perl
5 16 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 16 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 16 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 16 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
7 12 (37.50%) DevOps
8 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 8 (25.00%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) Solaris
10 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (15.63%) vSphere
11 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 4 (12.50%) Zend
12 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (12.50%) Sendmail
12 4 (12.50%) Puppet
12 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (12.50%) Windows
12 4 (12.50%) C
12 4 (12.50%) PHP
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (12.50%) HP
12 4 (12.50%) EMC

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (84.38%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) MySQL
2 16 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 16 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (87.50%) UNIX
3 8 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Perl
1 16 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Python
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (15.63%) vSphere
2 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (12.50%) Sendmail
2 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Zend
3 4 (12.50%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) EMC
3 4 (12.50%) CommVault
4 2 (6.25%) Rackspace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +20% bonus + 3k on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago