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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 152 164 136
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 21 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.59% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.44% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 21
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
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
3436 3624 2688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.20% 96.77% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2720 2925 2173
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) Perl
3 23 (69.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (66.67%) Red Hat
5 21 (63.64%) Bash Shell
6 17 (51.52%) Puppet
7 14 (42.42%) DevOps
8 13 (39.39%) UNIX
9 12 (36.36%) Cisco
9 12 (36.36%) Release Management
9 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (33.33%) VMware
10 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (33.33%) Apache
10 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (33.33%) Software Delivery
10 11 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (30.30%) CentOS
12 8 (24.24%) MySQL
13 7 (21.21%) PHP
13 7 (21.21%) Python
13 7 (21.21%) SAN
13 7 (21.21%) Clustering
14 6 (18.18%) RHCE
14 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
14 6 (18.18%) LAN
14 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 5 (15.15%) Nagios

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon S3
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (21.21%) SAN
3 6 (18.18%) LAN
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) DNS
4 4 (12.12%) SSL
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
1 4 (12.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Clustering
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (9.09%) HACMP
5 2 (6.06%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (39.39%) UNIX
4 10 (30.30%) CentOS
5 4 (12.12%) Windows
6 2 (6.06%) HPUX
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) FreeBSD
7 1 (3.03%) Debian
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) DevOps
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Release Management
3 11 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Perl
2 21 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (21.21%) PHP
4 7 (21.21%) Python
5 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Xen
2 4 (12.12%) NFS
3 3 (9.09%) GPFS
4 1 (3.03%) Samba
4 1 (3.03%) qmail
4 1 (3.03%) XenServer
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) Puppet
2 5 (15.15%) Nagios
3 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Linux-HA
4 2 (6.06%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Veritas
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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