Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 198 233
Rank change year-on-year 0 +35 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 18 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.38% 0.65% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.67% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 19
Leeds median annual salary £46,250 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.13% +21.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £45,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -

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 4,645 4,959 5,913
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.14% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,896 4,244 4,881
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 16 (88.89%) Python
2 16 (88.89%) Unix
3 14 (77.78%) Puppet
3 14 (77.78%) Ansible
3 14 (77.78%) DevOps
4 9 (50.00%) SaltStack
4 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) Ruby
4 9 (50.00%) MySQL
4 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) PHP
5 7 (38.89%) Google
5 7 (38.89%) ZABBIX
5 7 (38.89%) Cacti
5 7 (38.89%) Munin
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (38.89%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (33.33%) XenServer
6 6 (33.33%) LAMP
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (27.78%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) Red Hat

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 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) JBoss
2 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 4 (22.22%) CloudStack
3 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
4 2 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (11.11%) CloudFront
3 2 (11.11%) Route 53
3 2 (11.11%) Serverless
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) NAS
1 5 (27.78%) Network Security
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) AIX
4 5 (27.78%) Debian
4 5 (27.78%) HPUX
4 5 (27.78%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (27.78%) OWASP
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (22.22%) DSDM
6 4 (22.22%) RUP
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 16 (88.89%) Python
3 9 (50.00%) Ruby
3 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 7 (38.89%) PHP
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) XenServer
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Xen
3 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Ansible
1 14 (77.78%) Puppet
2 7 (38.89%) Cacti
2 7 (38.89%) Munin
2 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (38.89%) ZABBIX
3 5 (27.78%) Cobbler
4 2 (11.11%) Capistrano
4 2 (11.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 7 (38.89%) Google
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) HP