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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 159 142 148
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 12 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 0.89% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.93% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 9
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3366 3125 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.40% 96.04% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2734 2429 2417
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 17 (62.96%) Perl
3 17 (62.96%) UNIX
4 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
4 11 (40.74%) Puppet
5 8 (29.63%) DevOps
5 8 (29.63%) CentOS
6 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
6 7 (25.93%) SAN
7 6 (22.22%) Veritas
7 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco
7 6 (22.22%) Release Management
8 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (18.52%) Clustering
8 5 (18.52%) Service Management
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) Citrix
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (18.52%) HACMP
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) Solaris
8 5 (18.52%) Python
8 5 (18.52%) GPFS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
1 5 (18.52%) HACMP
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (62.96%) UNIX
4 8 (29.63%) CentOS
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) Solaris
6 4 (14.81%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Release Management
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) B2C
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Perl
2 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
4 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) GPFS
3 3 (11.11%) NFS
3 3 (11.11%) Samba
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.41%) Salt
4 2 (7.41%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Veritas
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec