The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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 Administrator
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 175 196
Rank change year-on-year +19 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 33 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.93% 0.66% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.67% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 14
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.93% -4.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3457 3871 4526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.55% 98.10% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2889 3268 3627
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in West Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in West Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in West Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +17 22 £40,000 - 4
Bradford -7 9 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Linux Administrator
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 23 (51.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (51.11%) Bash Shell
4 20 (44.44%) DevOps
5 19 (42.22%) Ansible
5 19 (42.22%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (42.22%) Puppet
5 19 (42.22%) Ruby
5 19 (42.22%) Python
5 19 (42.22%) Unix
6 18 (40.00%) Oracle
6 18 (40.00%) Debian
7 17 (37.78%) Shell Script
8 15 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 14 (31.11%) Service Management
9 14 (31.11%) SAN
9 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (31.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (31.11%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (28.89%) Cisco
10 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (28.89%) Business Continuity
11 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
11 12 (26.67%) DNS
12 11 (24.44%) Firewall
12 11 (24.44%) HP
13 10 (22.22%) HPUX
13 10 (22.22%) 3PAR
14 9 (20.00%) VMware

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) SAN
2 12 (26.67%) DNS
2 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (24.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) ADSL
4 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) VLAN
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (51.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (42.22%) Unix
4 18 (40.00%) Debian
5 10 (22.22%) HPUX
6 7 (15.56%) Windows
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) DevOps
2 15 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 14 (31.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (31.11%) Service Management
4 13 (28.89%) Business Continuity
4 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.11%) High Availability
5 5 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL
6 1 (2.22%) Open Source
6 1 (2.22%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.22%) People Management
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Bash Shell
2 19 (42.22%) Python
2 19 (42.22%) Ruby
3 17 (37.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) Docker
4 1 (2.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) Ansible
1 19 (42.22%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (42.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Packer
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (40.00%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) Cisco
4 11 (24.44%) HP
5 10 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 9 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) F5
7 5 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.22%) Avaya
9 1 (2.22%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.22%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Salary: 7% Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago