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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 182 116 161
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 42 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 1.58% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.65% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 8
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
3690 2543 2769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 95.93% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2829 2006 2302
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
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 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (76.00%) Apache
3 18 (72.00%) UNIX
4 14 (56.00%) MySQL
5 13 (52.00%) DevOps
6 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
6 11 (44.00%) Shell Script
7 10 (40.00%) Perl
8 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
8 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (28.00%) Puppet
9 7 (28.00%) VMware
9 7 (28.00%) Solaris
9 7 (28.00%) Java
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (12.00%) Sendmail
12 3 (12.00%) Zend
12 3 (12.00%) vSphere
12 3 (12.00%) Salt
12 3 (12.00%) CommVault
12 3 (12.00%) Finance
12 3 (12.00%) LAMP
12 3 (12.00%) C
12 3 (12.00%) PHP
13 2 (8.00%) Oracle
13 2 (8.00%) HPUX

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (76.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) MySQL
2 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) DevOps
2 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Shell Script
2 10 (40.00%) Perl
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) C
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Python
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Zend
4 3 (12.00%) CommVault
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
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