The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 73 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.27% 4.42% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 4.62% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Linux Systems 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
717 455 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.37% 95.79% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 590 392 489
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Sheffield

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Cacti
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Opsview
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cacti
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
1 3 (75.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HRsmart Europe
Salary: Competitive, depending on job level and experience
Posted: 12 days ago