Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 291 269
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 41 39 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.37% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.38% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 73
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.43% -7.89%
10th Percentile £33,250 £35,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +5.43% +2.22%

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 10,125 10,365 12,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 97.74% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8,625 8,953 10,082
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,750
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +7 32 £41,500 -24.55% 2
North Yorkshire +3 7 £42,500 +3.03%
South Yorkshire +8 2 £33,750 -43.75%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) Bash Shell
3 24 (58.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (58.54%) Unix
4 23 (56.10%) Shell Script
5 20 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (46.34%) Puppet
6 19 (46.34%) Ruby
6 19 (46.34%) Python
7 18 (43.90%) MySQL
7 18 (43.90%) Red Hat
7 18 (43.90%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (43.90%) Ansible
8 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
9 15 (36.59%) DevOps
10 14 (34.15%) LAMP
10 14 (34.15%) Oracle
10 14 (34.15%) ITIL
10 14 (34.15%) Apache
11 13 (31.71%) SAN
12 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
12 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (21.95%) Google
13 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
13 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
14 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (19.51%) XenServer
14 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
14 8 (19.51%) AIX

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 14 (34.15%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
3 5 (12.20%) JBoss
3 5 (12.20%) nginx
3 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.32%) CloudStack
4 3 (7.32%) Jetty
4 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon S3
3 5 (12.20%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (12.20%) CloudFront
3 5 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (12.20%) Route 53
3 5 (12.20%) Serverless
3 5 (12.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) SAN
2 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.51%) Network Security
4 7 (17.07%) Firewall
5 5 (12.20%) LAN
5 5 (12.20%) NAS
5 5 (12.20%) SSL
5 5 (12.20%) WAN
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 3 (7.32%) DNS
7 3 (7.32%) SMS
8 1 (2.44%) Broadband
8 1 (2.44%) HTTP
8 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) MySQL
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon Aurora
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Bitbucket
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) LAMP
2 3 (7.32%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
1 5 (12.20%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (58.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 24 (58.54%) Unix
3 8 (19.51%) AIX
3 8 (19.51%) Debian
3 8 (19.51%) HPUX
3 8 (19.51%) Solaris
4 5 (12.20%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
2 15 (36.59%) DevOps
3 14 (34.15%) ITIL
4 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) DSDM
6 7 (17.07%) RUP
6 7 (17.07%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) Time Management
7 6 (14.63%) Service Management
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.20%) OWASP
9 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
9 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.44%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Bash Shell
2 23 (56.10%) Shell Script
3 19 (46.34%) Python
3 19 (46.34%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (19.51%) XenServer
2 6 (14.63%) Docker
3 4 (9.76%) iptables
3 4 (9.76%) KVM
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) Xen
5 1 (2.44%) Dovecot
5 1 (2.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) Puppet
2 18 (43.90%) Ansible
2 18 (43.90%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.20%) Capistrano
3 5 (12.20%) Cobbler
3 5 (12.20%) SELinux
4 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
4 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Red Hat
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 9 (21.95%) Google
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) VMware
5 5 (12.20%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) SaltStack
6 3 (7.32%) EMC
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Hitachi