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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 167 117 152
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 15 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 1.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.34% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 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
3570 2461 2419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.28% 95.31% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 1877 1968
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 30 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (86.67%) UNIX
3 25 (83.33%) Apache
4 17 (56.67%) MySQL
5 14 (46.67%) Perl
5 14 (46.67%) RDBMS
5 14 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
6 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
7 12 (40.00%) DevOps
8 8 (26.67%) Java
8 8 (26.67%) Solaris
8 8 (26.67%) VMware
9 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.67%) vSphere
10 4 (13.33%) Puppet
10 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
10 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
10 4 (13.33%) Windows
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (13.33%) EMC
10 4 (13.33%) SAN
11 3 (10.00%) CommVault
11 3 (10.00%) HP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 25 (83.33%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) MySQL
2 14 (46.67%) RDBMS
2 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (86.67%) UNIX
3 8 (26.67%) Solaris
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 12 (40.00%) DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Perl
1 14 (46.67%) Shell Script
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) C
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Python
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.67%) vSphere
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) CommVault
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Zend
5 2 (6.67%) Rackspace