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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 171 139 146
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 9 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.25% 1.05% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.09% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 14
Average salary £34,750 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.23% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £39,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3488 3014 2775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.21% 96.17% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2736 2398 2358
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
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 26 November 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) Perl
3 10 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Puppet
4 9 (45.00%) DevOps
4 9 (45.00%) MySQL
5 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Apache
7 6 (30.00%) Release Management
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) HP
9 4 (20.00%) Solaris
10 3 (15.00%) vSphere
10 3 (15.00%) NetBackup

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) UNIX
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) B2C
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Perl
1 10 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Samba
3 3 (15.00%) NFS
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Salt
2 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) CommVault
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
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