Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 248 284
Rank change year-on-year +40 +36 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 54 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.79% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 43 30 31
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 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 6643 7545 8997
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 98.08% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5610 6511 7278
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £63,750 £60,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 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
Leeds +20 28 £41,250 +3.13% 2
Bradford +27 24 £40,000 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

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

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

1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (75.93%) Red Hat
3 33 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (51.85%) Unix
5 27 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 22 (40.74%) SAN
7 17 (31.48%) Oracle
7 17 (31.48%) Bash Shell
8 16 (29.63%) VMware
8 16 (29.63%) Service Management
9 15 (27.78%) Ruby
9 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 15 (27.78%) Python
10 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (25.93%) Puppet
10 14 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (24.07%) Ansible
12 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity
13 11 (20.37%) Finance
13 11 (20.37%) ITIL
13 11 (20.37%) DevOps
14 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (18.52%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (18.52%) MySQL
14 10 (18.52%) Clustering
15 8 (14.81%) DNS
15 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
16 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) SAN
2 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.81%) DNS
4 7 (12.96%) HTTP
4 7 (12.96%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (12.96%) SSL
5 6 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (3.70%) LAN
6 2 (3.70%) NAS
6 2 (3.70%) Network Security
6 2 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.85%) HBase
3 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Clustering
1 10 (18.52%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (51.85%) Unix
4 7 (12.96%) Debian
4 7 (12.96%) HPUX
5 3 (5.56%) CentOS
5 3 (5.56%) Windows
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) AIX
6 2 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Service Management
2 14 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 11 (20.37%) DevOps
4 11 (20.37%) ITIL
5 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
6 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) High Availability
9 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.56%) Patch Management
10 2 (3.70%) DSDM
10 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.70%) OWASP
10 2 (3.70%) RUP
10 2 (3.70%) Scrum
10 2 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (31.48%) Bash Shell
3 15 (27.78%) Python
3 15 (27.78%) Ruby
4 3 (5.56%) Perl
4 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.70%) RHCE
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) Docker
3 4 (7.41%) KVM
4 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (25.93%) Puppet
2 13 (24.07%) Ansible
3 5 (9.26%) Terraform
4 4 (7.41%) Packer
5 2 (3.70%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Red Hat
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 16 (29.63%) VMware
4 7 (12.96%) Hitachi
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco
5 6 (11.11%) Google
6 5 (9.26%) 3PAR
6 5 (9.26%) HP
7 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.56%) Citrix
8 3 (5.56%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) Riverbed