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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 162 144 146
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 17 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.83% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.87% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 13
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3573 3346 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.81% 96.32% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2887 2634 2275
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) Perl
3 21 (61.76%) Red Hat
3 21 (61.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (52.94%) Bash Shell
5 16 (47.06%) UNIX
6 15 (44.12%) Puppet
7 12 (35.29%) CentOS
8 11 (32.35%) DevOps
9 10 (29.41%) Apache
9 10 (29.41%) Cisco
9 10 (29.41%) Release Management
10 9 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
10 9 (26.47%) VMware
10 9 (26.47%) Clustering
10 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
10 9 (26.47%) Windows
10 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (23.53%) MySQL
12 7 (20.59%) PHP
12 7 (20.59%) NFS
13 6 (17.65%) Veritas
13 6 (17.65%) SAN
13 6 (17.65%) Python
14 5 (14.71%) Solaris
14 5 (14.71%) LAN
14 5 (14.71%) Citrix
14 5 (14.71%) RHCE
14 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (29.41%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) Network Security
4 4 (11.76%) DNS
4 4 (11.76%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) LAMP
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Clustering
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) HACMP
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (47.06%) UNIX
4 12 (35.29%) CentOS
5 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 5 (14.71%) Solaris
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) HPUX
8 1 (2.94%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) DevOps
2 10 (29.41%) Release Management
3 5 (14.71%) Service Management
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) B2C
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Perl
2 18 (52.94%) Bash Shell
3 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
3 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
4 7 (20.59%) PHP
5 6 (17.65%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) RHCE
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) VCP4
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) NFS
2 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Xen
2 5 (14.71%) GPFS
3 4 (11.76%) Samba
4 1 (2.94%) qmail
4 1 (2.94%) XenServer
4 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Nagios
3 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Red Hat
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Veritas
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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