The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 230 219 178
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 33 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.46% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.48% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 27
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +38.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6493 6920 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.94% 96.34% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5263 5579 4118
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
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 Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +7 14 £40,000 -5.88%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 24 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 24 (66.67%) DevOps
3 22 (61.11%) Bash Shell
4 21 (58.33%) Puppet
4 21 (58.33%) Perl
5 16 (44.44%) Cisco
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (41.67%) Software Delivery
6 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 15 (41.67%) VMware
6 15 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (41.67%) Release Management
7 13 (36.11%) PHP
7 13 (36.11%) MySQL
7 13 (36.11%) CentOS
8 10 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (25.00%) Apache
10 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 6 (16.67%) Google
10 6 (16.67%) Android
10 6 (16.67%) iPhone
10 6 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 5 (13.89%) nginx

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 9 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) nginx
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) Jetty
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (11.11%) Network Security
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (16.67%) iPhone
3 4 (11.11%) Clustering
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (36.11%) CentOS
4 6 (16.67%) Android
5 5 (13.89%) UNIX
6 4 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (2.78%) HPUX
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.78%) Debian
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) DevOps
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (41.67%) Software Delivery
3 15 (41.67%) Release Management
4 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Bash Shell
2 21 (58.33%) Perl
3 15 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 13 (36.11%) PHP
5 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.11%) Python
7 3 (8.33%) Ruby
8 2 (5.56%) Java
9 1 (2.78%) SQL
9 1 (2.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Xen
2 4 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (2.78%) Samba
3 1 (2.78%) Squid
3 1 (2.78%) qmail
3 1 (2.78%) XenServer
3 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Nagios
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Cobbler
4 2 (5.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.78%) Cacti
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec