Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 103 95
Rank change year-on-year +35 -8 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 20 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.80% 0.65% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.67% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 23
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,000 - £32,500
10th Percentile £22,500 - £17,250
90th Percentile £43,500 - £40,000
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 South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 1081 1353 1573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.62% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1123 1389
South Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,575 £22,500 £22,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in South Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in South Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in South Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 20 £32,000 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire 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