The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 70 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.97% 0.45% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.47% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 9
Average salary £40,000 £23,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.21% -26.56%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Linux Administrator
South 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 Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 642 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.20% 95.25% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 640 560 484
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Debian
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) TeamCity
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (85.71%) qmail
2 6 (85.71%) nginx
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Hudson
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (85.71%) New Relic
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Pingdom
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (85.71%) JBoss
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (85.71%) Python

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
1 6 (85.71%) JBoss
1 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
1 6 (85.71%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LDAP
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) VLAN
1 6 (85.71%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
1 6 (85.71%) TeamCity
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Hudson
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Debian
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) qmail
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Nagios
1 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (85.71%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) New Relic
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