Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 211 239
Rank change year-on-year +12 +28 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 18 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.38% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 37
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £40,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -22.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4,641 5,202 6,631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 97.82% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,946 4,487 5,426
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Leeds

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Leeds

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Ruby
2 14 (77.78%) Python
3 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (61.11%) Bash Shell
5 9 (50.00%) Puppet
5 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (50.00%) MySQL
6 8 (44.44%) Unix
6 8 (44.44%) Ansible
7 7 (38.89%) Google
7 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (38.89%) DevOps
8 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 5 (27.78%) AWS Certification
10 4 (22.22%) Debian
10 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
11 3 (16.67%) LAN
11 3 (16.67%) WAN
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 3 (16.67%) SAN
11 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (16.67%) Firewall
11 3 (16.67%) LAMP

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
1 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) NAS
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Debian
4 3 (16.67%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) HPUX
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) DSDM
4 3 (16.67%) OWASP
4 3 (16.67%) RUP
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Python
1 14 (77.78%) Ruby
2 11 (61.11%) Bash Shell
3 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
1 3 (16.67%) KVM
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Ansible
3 3 (16.67%) Cobbler
3 3 (16.67%) Terraform
4 2 (11.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Google
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware