The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 65 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.94% 0.20% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.21% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 13
Average salary £31,000 £100,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-69.00% +185.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 480 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.63% 95.43% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 603 404 552
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Administrator
South Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Sheffield

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Cacti
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (37.50%) qmail
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Xen
4 3 (37.50%) Hudson
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Xen
1 3 (37.50%) qmail
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
1 4 (50.00%) Cacti
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) New Relic