The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 69 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.30% 1.58% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.63% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 14
Average salary £28,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.93% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.88%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
626 553 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.99% 97.02% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 549 489 472
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,450 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
South Yorkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) Nagios
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Cacti
3 5 (62.50%) Opsview
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Subversion
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (37.50%) JBoss
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) LDAP
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (37.50%) qmail
5 3 (37.50%) Hudson
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Xen
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 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%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) qmail
1 3 (37.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Nagios
2 5 (62.50%) Cacti
2 5 (62.50%) Opsview
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) New Relic
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