Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 203 252
Rank change year-on-year -9 +49 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 56 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.84% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 48 28
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,500 £36,025 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,500 £53,400 £48,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,993 6,640 7,332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 97.52% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,160 5,635 6,300
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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
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 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Bradford +9 9 £40,000 - 1
Leeds -1 9 £35,000 -17.65%
Linux Administrator
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Python
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
1 19 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (73.68%) Ansible
2 14 (73.68%) Docker
3 10 (52.63%) OpenShift
3 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
3 10 (52.63%) Storage Management
3 10 (52.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (52.63%) SAN
3 10 (52.63%) Veritas
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (47.37%) ZABBIX
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (47.37%) Rundeck
4 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (42.11%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (26.32%) SaltStack
6 5 (26.32%) Puppet
6 5 (26.32%) Cacti
6 5 (26.32%) Munin
6 5 (26.32%) Unix
6 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Perl

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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
1 4 (21.05%) Redmine
1 4 (21.05%) Trac
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (42.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) CentOS
4 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (52.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (52.63%) Storage Management
3 9 (47.37%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Ansible
2 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
3 9 (47.37%) Rundeck
3 9 (47.37%) ZABBIX
4 5 (26.32%) Cacti
4 5 (26.32%) Munin
4 5 (26.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
1 10 (52.63%) Veritas
2 5 (26.32%) SaltStack
3 4 (21.05%) Splunk