Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 192 215
Rank change year-on-year +17 +23 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 20 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.48% 0.72% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.75% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 23
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,500 £36,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £48,000
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 4,043 4,817 5,428
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.00% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,376 4,040 4,531
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Python
1 20 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 17 (85.00%) Unix
2 17 (85.00%) DevOps
3 14 (70.00%) Ansible
3 14 (70.00%) Puppet
4 13 (65.00%) ZABBIX
4 13 (65.00%) PHP
5 10 (50.00%) Perl
5 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (50.00%) Cacti
5 10 (50.00%) Munin
5 10 (50.00%) Ruby
5 10 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (50.00%) SaltStack
6 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Google
9 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (20.00%) Xen
9 4 (20.00%) Debian
9 4 (20.00%) NAS
9 4 (20.00%) XenServer
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Network Security
9 4 (20.00%) vSphere

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 (20.00%) CloudStack
1 4 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) NAS
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) Redmine
1 3 (15.00%) Trac
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
3 4 (20.00%) Debian
3 4 (20.00%) HPUX
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 10 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (20.00%) OWASP
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) DSDM
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) RUP
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 20 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (65.00%) PHP
3 10 (50.00%) Perl
3 10 (50.00%) Ruby
4 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
1 4 (20.00%) Xen
1 4 (20.00%) XenServer
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Ansible
1 14 (70.00%) Puppet
2 13 (65.00%) ZABBIX
3 10 (50.00%) Cacti
3 10 (50.00%) Munin
4 4 (20.00%) Cobbler
4 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 5 (25.00%) Google
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Splunk
5 2 (10.00%) HP