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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 170 121 151
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 34 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 1.28% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.34% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 3
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
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
3601 2538 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.67% 95.56% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2804 1960 2174
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (84.62%) Apache
2 22 (84.62%) UNIX
3 16 (61.54%) MySQL
4 13 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 12 (46.15%) Perl
5 12 (46.15%) RDBMS
5 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
5 12 (46.15%) DevOps
6 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 8 (30.77%) Solaris
7 8 (30.77%) Java
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) HP
9 4 (15.38%) Puppet
9 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) vSphere
10 3 (11.54%) Zend
10 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (11.54%) CommVault
10 3 (11.54%) Sendmail
10 3 (11.54%) C
10 3 (11.54%) PHP
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) LAMP
11 2 (7.69%) SAN
11 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (84.62%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) MySQL
2 12 (46.15%) RDBMS
2 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (84.62%) UNIX
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 12 (46.15%) Perl
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) Sendmail
1 3 (11.54%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) CommVault
4 3 (11.54%) Zend
5 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +20% bonus + 3k on call allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago