Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - 82
Rank change year-on-year - +82 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 20 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.48% - 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% - 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 22
Sheffield median annual salary £32,000 - £32,500
10th Percentile £22,500 - £17,250
90th Percentile £43,500 - £40,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,000 - £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 785 989 1280
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 96.96% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 672 822 1138
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £23,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Sheffield

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Sheffield

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Sheffield

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

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 Sheffield region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Apache
2 16 (80.00%) MySQL
3 15 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (75.00%) Ansible
4 14 (70.00%) Puppet
5 12 (60.00%) nginx
5 12 (60.00%) VPN
5 12 (60.00%) Firewall
6 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (55.00%) Rackspace
6 11 (55.00%) Docker
6 11 (55.00%) Kubernetes
7 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 10 (50.00%) High Availability
7 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
8 9 (45.00%) HAProxy
8 9 (45.00%) GlusterFS
8 9 (45.00%) iptables
9 8 (40.00%) Varnish
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (20.00%) Unix
10 4 (20.00%) Service Management
10 4 (20.00%) LAMP
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.00%) Data Security
11 3 (15.00%) B2B
11 3 (15.00%) Dovecot

Linux Systems 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 16 (80.00%) Apache
2 12 (60.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
1 12 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (50.00%) High Availability
2 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) B2B
4 3 (15.00%) Data Security
5 1 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Docker
2 9 (45.00%) GlusterFS
2 9 (45.00%) iptables
3 8 (40.00%) Varnish
4 3 (15.00%) Dovecot
5 1 (5.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) Ansible
1 15 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (70.00%) Puppet
3 11 (55.00%) Kubernetes
4 9 (45.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Rackspace