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

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
Rank 153 171 166
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 9 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.35% 0.30% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.31% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 21
Median salary £55,000 £37,768 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.62% -5.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 2523 3189 3656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.41% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2615 2943
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 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Bash Shell
2 17 (94.44%) Puppet
2 17 (94.44%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (94.44%) Python
3 16 (88.89%) Ruby
3 16 (88.89%) DevOps
4 12 (66.67%) Ansible
5 11 (61.11%) Debian
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
6 6 (33.33%) LAN
6 6 (33.33%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) MySQL
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) KVM
6 6 (33.33%) Xen
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) NAS
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Cobbler
7 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
8 1 (5.56%) Perl
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.56%) AIX
8 1 (5.56%) HPUX
8 1 (5.56%) Solaris

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.56%) CloudStack
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) NAS
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Debian
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Bash Shell
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 16 (88.89%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) KVM
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (94.44%) Puppet
2 12 (66.67%) Ansible
3 5 (27.78%) Cobbler
3 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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