The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
England / Yorkshire
Rank 207 211 232
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 21 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 35
Median salary £52,500 £37,768 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.00% -1.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5167 6265 7198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.66% 97.12% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4494 5214 5813
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Yorkshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +9 12 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North Yorkshire +5 6 £41,250 - 1
East Yorkshire -4 2 £30,250 -5.46%
South Yorkshire +2 1 £60,000 +84.61%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (59.38%) Ruby
3 18 (56.25%) Python
3 18 (56.25%) Puppet
4 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
4 17 (53.13%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (50.00%) DevOps
6 15 (46.88%) Unix
7 14 (43.75%) Ansible
8 12 (37.50%) Debian
9 11 (34.38%) Firewall
10 10 (31.25%) Oracle
10 10 (31.25%) SAN
11 8 (25.00%) KVM
12 7 (21.88%) NAS
12 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.88%) LAN
12 7 (21.88%) WAN
12 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
12 7 (21.88%) MySQL
12 7 (21.88%) VMware
12 7 (21.88%) Xen
13 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
13 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
14 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
14 5 (15.63%) HPUX
14 5 (15.63%) DNS
14 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (15.63%) Cobbler

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (6.25%) CloudStack
1 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) SAN
3 7 (21.88%) LAN
3 7 (21.88%) NAS
3 7 (21.88%) WAN
4 5 (15.63%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.13%) IMAP
7 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Unix
3 12 (37.50%) Debian
4 5 (15.63%) HPUX
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Ruby
2 18 (56.25%) Python
3 17 (53.13%) Bash Shell
4 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) Groovy
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCNA
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) RHCE
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) KVM
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Xen
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) Docker
4 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) BIND 9
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) iptables
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) Samba
5 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) Puppet
2 17 (53.13%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (43.75%) Ansible
4 5 (15.63%) Cobbler
4 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
5 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) DataCore
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + Pension+ Private Medical Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago