The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 178 197 148
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 18 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.38% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.40% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Linux Administrator
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4323 4798 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.78% 96.97% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3415 3948 2821
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 18 £40,000 -5.88%
Linux Administrator
Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) Perl
2 26 (74.29%) Bash Shell
3 23 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (62.86%) Red Hat
5 21 (60.00%) Puppet
6 18 (51.43%) DevOps
6 18 (51.43%) Cisco
7 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
7 16 (45.71%) Release Management
7 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (42.86%) VMware
8 15 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (42.86%) Software Delivery
9 11 (31.43%) Apache
10 9 (25.71%) UNIX
11 8 (22.86%) MySQL
11 8 (22.86%) Python
12 7 (20.00%) PHP
12 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.00%) CentOS
13 6 (17.14%) SAN
13 6 (17.14%) DNS
13 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
14 5 (14.29%) Nagios
14 5 (14.29%) RHCE
14 5 (14.29%) LAN

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) SAN
3 6 (17.14%) DNS
4 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security
5 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 4 (11.43%) SSL
6 2 (5.71%) OSPF
6 2 (5.71%) BGP
6 2 (5.71%) VoIP
6 2 (5.71%) SMTP
6 2 (5.71%) HTTP
6 2 (5.71%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) LAMP
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (25.71%) UNIX
4 7 (20.00%) CentOS
5 4 (11.43%) Windows
6 2 (5.71%) HPUX
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.86%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) DevOps
2 16 (45.71%) Release Management
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (42.86%) Software Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Perl
1 26 (74.29%) Bash Shell
2 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 8 (22.86%) Python
4 7 (20.00%) PHP
5 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) RHCE
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Xen
2 4 (11.43%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Samba
3 1 (2.86%) qmail
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
3 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (60.00%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Nagios
3 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) Cobbler
4 2 (5.71%) yum
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Red Hat
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Splunk
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas