Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 210 238
Rank change year-on-year +70 +28 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 4 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.088% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.091% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 26
Median annual salary £45,000 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.63% -8.57% -17.65%
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 2,478 4,400 6,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 97.24% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,116 3,720 5,461
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,850 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 11 July 2020. 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 - 12 £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 11 July 2020, 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 12 (100.00%) PHP
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (100.00%) YAML
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 12 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 12 (100.00%) Percona
1 12 (100.00%) Ansible
1 12 (100.00%) SaltStack
2 11 (91.67%) FreeNAS
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (91.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (91.67%) Proxmox
2 11 (91.67%) Docker
2 11 (91.67%) Bitbucket
2 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (91.67%) KVM
2 11 (91.67%) Confluence
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) OpenStack
2 11 (91.67%) CentOS
2 11 (91.67%) Ubuntu
2 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Atlassian
2 11 (91.67%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 11 (91.67%) Confluence
1 11 (91.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
2 4 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (33.33%) PBX
2 4 (33.33%) SMPP
2 4 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (91.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (91.67%) Bitbucket
2 11 (91.67%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) YAML
2 11 (91.67%) LAMP
3 7 (58.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) CentOS
2 11 (91.67%) FreeBSD
2 11 (91.67%) FreeNAS
2 11 (91.67%) Ubuntu
3 5 (41.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (41.67%) Tech Ops
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL 4
5 4 (33.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Docker
1 11 (91.67%) KVM
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Ansible
2 11 (91.67%) Proxmox
3 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (58.33%) Puppet
4 5 (41.67%) Grafana
4 5 (41.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Percona
1 12 (100.00%) SaltStack
2 11 (91.67%) Atlassian
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (91.67%) VMware