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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 172 150 153
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 0.80% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.83% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 10
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £36,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%
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
3244 3121 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.04% 96.18% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2605 2441 2439
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 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 24 December 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Puppet
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (50.00%) DevOps
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (37.50%) UNIX
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Release Management
5 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (31.25%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (18.75%) Solaris
8 3 (18.75%) NFS
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Samba
8 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 2 (12.50%) HPUX
7 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) B2C
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Java
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) NFS
4 3 (18.75%) Samba
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) Salt
3 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
4 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) HP