Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Linux System Administrator
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 198 210
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.21% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 22
Leeds median annual salary £31,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.74% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £39,000 £57,500 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 3,264 4,653 5,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 97.51% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,778 3,953 4,488
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,136 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% +1.19% +2.44%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Leeds

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 4 (57.14%) Redmine
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Trac
2 4 (57.14%) pfSense
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory

Linux Systems 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Redmine
1 4 (57.14%) Trac
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
1 4 (57.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Cacti
2 3 (42.86%) Munin
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 3 (42.86%) SaltStack