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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 167 143 142
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.85% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.89% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 12
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
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
3576 3269 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.81% 96.29% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2894 2557 2293
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,700 £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 27 February 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Puppet
3 12 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 11 (50.00%) Perl
5 10 (45.45%) DevOps
6 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) Apache
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco
6 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
6 9 (40.91%) Release Management
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 8 (36.36%) VMware
7 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
7 8 (36.36%) MySQL
7 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (31.82%) PHP
8 7 (31.82%) NFS
9 6 (27.27%) CentOS
10 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (22.73%) Xen
10 5 (22.73%) Citrix
10 5 (22.73%) Nagios
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 5 (22.73%) UNIX
11 4 (18.18%) Solaris
11 4 (18.18%) Web Services

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
1 4 (18.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (27.27%) CentOS
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) DevOps
2 9 (40.91%) Release Management
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) B2C
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 11 (50.00%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 7 (31.82%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) NFS
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Xen
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Samba
4 1 (4.55%) qmail
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Nagios
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
3 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.09%) Cobbler
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
1 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago