Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 263 281
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 38 70 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.67% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 53 58
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,400 £31,775
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £47,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9,350 10,377 11,711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 97.61% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,880 8,844 9,785
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
West Yorkshire -2 23 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North Yorkshire +7 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South Yorkshire +8 7 £42,500 +61.90% 2
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (78.95%) Puppet
3 29 (76.32%) Ansible
4 28 (73.68%) Python
5 27 (71.05%) Bash Shell
6 22 (57.89%) DevOps
6 22 (57.89%) Unix
7 20 (52.63%) Configuration Management
7 20 (52.63%) Shell Script
8 19 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
9 16 (42.11%) Perl
9 16 (42.11%) Apache
10 15 (39.47%) ITIL
10 15 (39.47%) Oracle
10 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (39.47%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (36.84%) Ruby
12 12 (31.58%) SaltStack
12 12 (31.58%) JBoss
12 12 (31.58%) MySQL
13 11 (28.95%) VMware
13 11 (28.95%) Public Cloud
14 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
14 9 (23.68%) XenServer
14 9 (23.68%) LAMP
14 9 (23.68%) AIX
14 9 (23.68%) HPUX
14 9 (23.68%) Solaris
14 9 (23.68%) Tomcat

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (42.11%) Apache
2 12 (31.58%) JBoss
3 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
4 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
5 5 (13.16%) nginx
5 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
6 4 (10.53%) CloudStack
6 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
7 2 (5.26%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon S3
3 5 (13.16%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (13.16%) CloudFront
3 5 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (13.16%) Route 53
3 5 (13.16%) Serverless
3 5 (13.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Network Security
2 6 (15.79%) HTTP
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
3 5 (13.16%) NAS
3 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) WAN
4 4 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 5 (13.16%) Amazon Aurora
4 5 (13.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Bitbucket
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) LAMP
2 3 (7.89%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Public Cloud
2 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Unix
3 19 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (23.68%) AIX
4 9 (23.68%) HPUX
4 9 (23.68%) Solaris
5 7 (18.42%) Debian
6 6 (15.79%) SUSE
7 5 (13.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) DevOps
2 20 (52.63%) Configuration Management
3 15 (39.47%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
5 7 (18.42%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (18.42%) Server Hardening
5 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) Security Patching
6 6 (15.79%) Server Building
7 5 (13.16%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (13.16%) OWASP
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) DSDM
8 4 (10.53%) RUP
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Time Management
9 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Python
2 27 (71.05%) Bash Shell
3 20 (52.63%) Shell Script
4 16 (42.11%) Perl
5 14 (36.84%) Ruby
6 8 (21.05%) Java
7 7 (18.42%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) REXX
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
1 6 (15.79%) RHCE
1 6 (15.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) XenServer
2 6 (15.79%) Docker
2 6 (15.79%) Gluster
2 6 (15.79%) GlusterFS
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 4 (10.53%) Xen
5 3 (7.89%) KVM
6 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (78.95%) Puppet
2 29 (76.32%) Ansible
3 15 (39.47%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (18.42%) Cacti
4 7 (18.42%) Munin
4 7 (18.42%) Nagios
4 7 (18.42%) ZABBIX
5 6 (15.79%) vRealize
6 5 (13.16%) Capistrano
6 5 (13.16%) Cobbler
6 5 (13.16%) SELinux
7 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle
3 12 (31.58%) SaltStack
4 11 (28.95%) VMware
5 8 (21.05%) EMC
6 7 (18.42%) Google
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.16%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) NetApp
9 1 (2.63%) IBM