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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 234 204 179
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 19 42 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.64% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.68% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 42
Average salary £42,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
6799 6215 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.00% 95.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5662 4866 4823
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram 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 26 January 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
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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
North Yorkshire +19 9 £45,000 -3.22%
West Yorkshire -27 6 £40,000 +14.28%
South Yorkshire -2 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Red Hat
3 25 (59.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (40.48%) DevOps
4 17 (40.48%) Shell Script
4 17 (40.48%) UNIX
5 16 (38.10%) Perl
6 15 (35.71%) Puppet
6 15 (35.71%) Bash Shell
7 14 (33.33%) MySQL
8 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 11 (26.19%) DNS
9 11 (26.19%) PHP
10 10 (23.81%) Cisco
10 10 (23.81%) HP
10 10 (23.81%) Firewall
11 9 (21.43%) SAN
11 9 (21.43%) HPUX
11 9 (21.43%) Apache
12 8 (19.05%) Python
12 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity
12 8 (19.05%) VMware
12 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (19.05%) CentOS
12 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (16.67%) Oracle
14 6 (14.29%) Windows

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (21.43%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.52%) JBoss
4 3 (7.14%) Jetty
5 2 (4.76%) nginx
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.19%) DNS
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
4 9 (21.43%) SAN
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Subversion
1 4 (9.52%) Maven
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) LAMP
2 4 (9.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) iPhone
1 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) HP StorageWorks
2 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (40.48%) UNIX
4 9 (21.43%) HPUX
5 8 (19.05%) CentOS
6 6 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.90%) Android
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.52%) Solaris
9 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.38%) Debian
10 1 (2.38%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps
2 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity
3 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (14.29%) Release Management
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.90%) Service Management
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow
8 3 (7.14%) B2C
8 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL
10 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.38%) Scrum
10 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.38%) Email Marketing
10 1 (2.38%) Time Management
10 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Shell Script
2 16 (38.10%) Perl
3 15 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 11 (26.19%) PHP
5 8 (19.05%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.52%) AWK
7 4 (9.52%) Ruby
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) Samba
3 3 (7.14%) NFS
3 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Squid
4 1 (2.38%) Xen
4 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.76%) Cobbler
4 2 (4.76%) Salt
4 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco
2 10 (23.81%) HP
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (11.90%) Google
5 5 (11.90%) 3PAR
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) Percona
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec