Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 192 247
Rank change year-on-year -21 +55 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 18 56 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.86% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.88% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 41 36
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,500 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £39,750 £53,750 £46,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 5,252 6,370 7,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.48% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,344 5,384 6,491
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% 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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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
Leeds +14 15 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Bradford +6 3 - - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 18 (100.00%) Python
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (94.44%) PHP
3 14 (77.78%) Ansible
3 14 (77.78%) ZABBIX
4 11 (61.11%) Puppet
4 11 (61.11%) Unix
5 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 10 (55.56%) Perl
5 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
5 10 (55.56%) Cacti
5 10 (55.56%) Munin
5 10 (55.56%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (55.56%) SaltStack
6 7 (38.89%) Docker
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
8 4 (22.22%) JIRA
8 4 (22.22%) CentOS
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) Splunk
8 4 (22.22%) Redmine
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) CloudStack
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
1 4 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) Redmine
1 4 (22.22%) Trac
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) CentOS
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Collaborative Working
2 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (16.67%) Storage Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 17 (94.44%) PHP
3 10 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) pfSense
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
3 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Ansible
1 14 (77.78%) ZABBIX
2 11 (61.11%) Puppet
3 10 (55.56%) Cacti
3 10 (55.56%) Munin
4 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 3 (16.67%) Rundeck
5 1 (5.56%) Cobbler
5 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) SaltStack
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) Splunk
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle