Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 219 232
Rank change year-on-year +20 +13 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 33 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.65% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.39% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 38
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £27,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,500 £41,825
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4911 5823 6983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.06% 97.67% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4188 4808 5519
Leeds median annual salary £44,506 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.26% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 18 (54.55%) Puppet
3 18 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (54.55%) Ansible
4 17 (51.52%) DevOps
4 17 (51.52%) Ruby
4 17 (51.52%) Red Hat
4 17 (51.52%) Python
5 16 (48.48%) Debian
6 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (27.27%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) Unix
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) Windows
9 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
9 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (18.18%) High Availability
11 5 (15.15%) F5
11 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
11 5 (15.15%) Citrix
11 5 (15.15%) Perl
11 5 (15.15%) Games
11 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
11 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (15.15%) Riverbed
11 5 (15.15%) Clustering

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 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) ADSL
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) HBase
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (15.15%) Games
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
3 1 (3.03%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Debian
3 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (27.27%) Unix
5 7 (21.21%) Windows
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps
2 6 (18.18%) High Availability
3 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) Open Source
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 17 (51.52%) Python
2 17 (51.52%) Ruby
3 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) Docker
3 2 (6.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Ansible
1 18 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (54.55%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Packer
2 2 (6.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Red Hat
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) F5
4 5 (15.15%) Riverbed
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos
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