Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 211 250
Rank change year-on-year +23 +39 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 28 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.57% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 30
Leeds median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4749 5333 6820
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 98.09% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 4597 5482
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Bash Shell
3 15 (53.57%) Ruby
3 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
3 15 (53.57%) Python
4 14 (50.00%) Puppet
4 14 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (46.43%) Ansible
6 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
6 11 (39.29%) Unix
7 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (35.71%) DevOps
8 9 (32.14%) MySQL
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle
9 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (25.00%) Debian
10 7 (25.00%) VMware
11 6 (21.43%) AWS Certification
11 6 (21.43%) Google
11 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.86%) Docker
12 5 (17.86%) Terraform
13 4 (14.29%) Packer
13 4 (14.29%) KVM
13 4 (14.29%) High Availability
13 4 (14.29%) ITIL

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 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.57%) HBase
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.71%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Unix
3 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Debian
5 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) HPUX
6 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) High Availability
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) DSDM
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) OWASP
6 2 (7.14%) RUP
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Bash Shell
2 15 (53.57%) Python
2 15 (53.57%) Ruby
3 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Docker
3 4 (14.29%) KVM
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (50.00%) Puppet
2 13 (46.43%) Ansible
3 5 (17.86%) Terraform
4 4 (14.29%) Packer
5 2 (7.14%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Google
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco