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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 179 166 169
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 27 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.56% 0.64% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.67% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 12
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4676 4055 3881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 95.59% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3800 3206 3275
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -11 19 £39,750 -9.14%
Bradford - 4 £40,000 -
Halifax - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Administrator
Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (69.57%) Red Hat
3 31 (67.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (63.04%) UNIX
5 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 18 (39.13%) DNS
6 18 (39.13%) SAN
6 18 (39.13%) Shell Script
7 17 (36.96%) Firewall
7 17 (36.96%) Perl
8 15 (32.61%) Cisco
8 15 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
9 14 (30.43%) HP
9 14 (30.43%) Oracle
9 14 (30.43%) HPUX
10 13 (28.26%) Service Management
10 13 (28.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (28.26%) Business Continuity
11 12 (26.09%) Bash Shell
12 11 (23.91%) DevOps
12 11 (23.91%) Puppet
13 9 (19.57%) VMware
14 8 (17.39%) Python
14 8 (17.39%) MySQL
14 8 (17.39%) 3PAR
14 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (15.22%) CentOS
16 6 (13.04%) Release Management

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (13.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 18 (39.13%) DNS
2 18 (39.13%) SAN
3 17 (36.96%) Firewall
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (4.35%) VoIP
6 2 (4.35%) SMTP
6 2 (4.35%) HTTP
6 2 (4.35%) OSPF
6 2 (4.35%) BGP
6 2 (4.35%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) HP StorageWorks
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) HACMP
2 5 (10.87%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (67.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (63.04%) UNIX
4 14 (30.43%) HPUX
5 7 (15.22%) CentOS
6 6 (13.04%) Windows
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.52%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
3 13 (28.26%) Service Management
3 13 (28.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (28.26%) Business Continuity
4 11 (23.91%) DevOps
5 6 (13.04%) Release Management
6 2 (4.35%) B2C
6 2 (4.35%) Information Security
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Scrum
7 1 (2.17%) Email Marketing
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Shell Script
2 17 (36.96%) Perl
3 12 (26.09%) Bash Shell
4 8 (17.39%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) RHCE
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) GPFS
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) NFS
4 3 (6.52%) Samba
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.52%) Salt
3 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.35%) yum
5 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Red Hat
2 15 (32.61%) Cisco
3 14 (30.43%) HP
3 14 (30.43%) Oracle
4 9 (19.57%) VMware
5 8 (17.39%) 3PAR
6 5 (10.87%) Citrix
6 5 (10.87%) Veritas
7 2 (4.35%) Splunk
7 2 (4.35%) Percona
8 1 (2.17%) IBM