The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 153 168
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 22 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.87% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 14
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 2458 2871 3253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.12% 97.89% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2042 2375 2576
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Bash Shell
3 19 (61.29%) Puppet
3 19 (61.29%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (61.29%) Ansible
3 19 (61.29%) DevOps
4 18 (58.06%) Ruby
4 18 (58.06%) Debian
4 18 (58.06%) Python
5 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
6 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (25.81%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) Unix
8 7 (22.58%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
10 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
10 5 (16.13%) Games
10 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (16.13%) F5
10 5 (16.13%) High Availability
10 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
10 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
10 5 (16.13%) Perl
10 5 (16.13%) Citrix
10 5 (16.13%) Clustering

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 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) ADSL
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) VLAN
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Debian
3 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Unix
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) High Availability
2 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
3 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Bash Shell
2 18 (58.06%) Python
2 18 (58.06%) Ruby
3 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) Docker
4 1 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) Ansible
1 19 (61.29%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (61.29%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Packer
2 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) F5
4 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Digital Gurus Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago