Period
to 24 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 235 215
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 5 18 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.27% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.28% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 29
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.63% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,200 £32,500 £35,400
90th Percentile £42,400 £65,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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 4,337 6,445 6,952
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 97.24% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,692 5,473 5,983
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £62,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Wakefield - 3 £32,000 - 2
Bradford - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Grafana
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (20.00%) Architectural Design
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios

Linux Systems 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (20.00%) Architectural Design
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Grafana
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware