Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 253 300
Rank change year-on-year +31 +47 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 41 62 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 30
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £29,500 £30,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £48,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -

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 7,080 9,714 10,346
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 97.62% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,830 8,281 8,866
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +12 18 £35,000 -12.50% 2
North Yorkshire +1 13 £40,000 +28.00% 3
South Yorkshire -3 10 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 22 (53.66%) Python
2 22 (53.66%) DevOps
3 20 (48.78%) PHP
4 19 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
5 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
6 16 (39.02%) Ansible
6 16 (39.02%) Docker
7 15 (36.59%) Finance
8 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (31.71%) SAN
8 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
8 13 (31.71%) Storage Management
9 12 (29.27%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (29.27%) Kubernetes
10 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (26.83%) OpenShift
10 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (26.83%) Veritas
10 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (24.39%) Rundeck
12 9 (21.95%) Puppet
12 9 (21.95%) Unix
13 8 (19.51%) AIX
13 8 (19.51%) HPUX
13 8 (19.51%) Java
14 7 (17.07%) Ruby
14 7 (17.07%) Open Source
14 7 (17.07%) Jenkins

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 5 (12.20%) Apache
1 5 (12.20%) JBoss
1 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) SAN
2 7 (17.07%) HTTP
3 5 (12.20%) Internet
4 4 (9.76%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (9.76%) VoIP
5 2 (4.88%) DNS
5 2 (4.88%) NAS
5 2 (4.88%) SMTP
5 2 (4.88%) SNMP
5 2 (4.88%) SSH
5 2 (4.88%) SSL
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) Firewall
6 1 (2.44%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Redmine
2 4 (9.76%) Trac
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Node.js
1 3 (7.32%) Spring
2 2 (4.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 12 (29.27%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (12.20%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Unix
4 8 (19.51%) AIX
4 8 (19.51%) HPUX
5 6 (14.63%) CentOS
5 6 (14.63%) Solaris
5 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
5 6 (14.63%) Windows
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
6 5 (12.20%) SUSE
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.88%) Android
8 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) DevOps
2 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (31.71%) Storage Management
3 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.07%) Open Source
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
6 5 (12.20%) Security Patching
6 5 (12.20%) Server Building
6 5 (12.20%) Server Hardening
7 4 (9.76%) Change Control
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Python
2 20 (48.78%) PHP
3 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
4 8 (19.51%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) Ruby
5 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
6 6 (14.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
1 5 (12.20%) RHCE
1 5 (12.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Gluster
2 5 (12.20%) GlusterFS
3 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) pfSense
4 2 (4.88%) Firmware
4 2 (4.88%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Ansible
2 12 (29.27%) Kubernetes
3 10 (24.39%) Rundeck
4 9 (21.95%) Puppet
5 5 (12.20%) Nagios
5 5 (12.20%) vRealize
5 5 (12.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.44%) Cacti
6 1 (2.44%) Munin
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
2 11 (26.83%) Veritas
3 7 (17.07%) EMC
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Splunk
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) SaltStack