Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 78
Rank change year-on-year - +78 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 0 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.31% - 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% - 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 22
Sheffield median annual salary £32,250 - £32,500
10th Percentile £22,500 - £17,250
90th Percentile £44,000 - £40,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,250 - £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 800 996 1256
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.98% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 688 830 1112
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,975 £23,025
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Sheffield

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Sheffield

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Linux 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 Sheffield region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Apache
2 15 (78.95%) MySQL
3 14 (73.68%) Ansible
3 14 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (68.42%) Puppet
5 11 (57.89%) nginx
5 11 (57.89%) VPN
5 11 (57.89%) Firewall
6 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
6 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (52.63%) Docker
6 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
6 10 (52.63%) Rackspace
7 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 9 (47.37%) High Availability
7 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
7 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
8 8 (42.11%) GlusterFS
8 8 (42.11%) iptables
8 8 (42.11%) HAProxy
9 7 (36.84%) Varnish
10 4 (21.05%) LAMP
10 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (21.05%) Service Management
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) Unix
11 3 (15.79%) B2B
11 3 (15.79%) Data Security
11 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 15 (78.95%) Apache
2 11 (57.89%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
1 11 (57.89%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
2 9 (47.37%) High Availability
2 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) B2B
4 3 (15.79%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Docker
2 8 (42.11%) GlusterFS
2 8 (42.11%) iptables
3 7 (36.84%) Varnish
4 3 (15.79%) Dovecot
5 1 (5.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Ansible
1 14 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (68.42%) Puppet
3 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
4 8 (42.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Rackspace