The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 170 157
Rank change year-on-year +30 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 13 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.52% 0.31% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.32% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 24
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2454 3132 3460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.42% 97.21% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 2529 2739
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Debian
2 16 (80.00%) Python
2 16 (80.00%) Ruby
2 16 (80.00%) Puppet
2 16 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 16 (80.00%) DevOps
3 15 (75.00%) Ansible
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.00%) HP
8 1 (5.00%) Avaya
8 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
8 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.00%) MPLS
8 1 (5.00%) Sophos

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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) ADSL
3 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) IVR
1 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Debian
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 16 (80.00%) Python
1 16 (80.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) KVM
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (80.00%) Puppet
2 15 (75.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
Leeds
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago