The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 176 126 147
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 1.20% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.25% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 12
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Linux Systems 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
3667 2809 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 95.94% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 2265 2211
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Leeds region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Leeds

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) UNIX
3 14 (53.85%) Perl
3 14 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 13 (50.00%) MySQL
4 13 (50.00%) Apache
5 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) DevOps
6 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
7 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
7 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
7 9 (34.62%) Puppet
8 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Solaris
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco
11 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
11 5 (19.23%) HP
11 5 (19.23%) Citrix
11 5 (19.23%) Windows
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (19.23%) Release Management
11 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
11 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (11.54%) Salt

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
2 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) UNIX
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Solaris
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) DevOps
2 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) Release Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) B2C
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Perl
1 14 (53.85%) Shell Script
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) C
3 3 (11.54%) Java
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) Samba
3 3 (11.54%) Sendmail
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) Salt
3 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) CommVault
4 3 (11.54%) Zend
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Rackspace