The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 208 240
Rank change year-on-year +18 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 40 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.52% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 18
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,750 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £41,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 5297 5545 6715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.68% 97.71% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 4684 5528
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 +21 32 £40,000 - 5
North Yorkshire +9 4 £35,000 -13.58% 1
South Yorkshire -15 4 £25,000 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (45.90%) Red Hat
3 24 (39.34%) Unix
3 24 (39.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (39.34%) Puppet
3 24 (39.34%) Ansible
4 23 (37.70%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (37.70%) Bash Shell
4 23 (37.70%) Shell Script
4 23 (37.70%) Debian
5 21 (34.43%) Ruby
6 19 (31.15%) Load Balancing
6 19 (31.15%) DevOps
6 19 (31.15%) Python
7 18 (29.51%) Oracle
7 18 (29.51%) Firewall
8 15 (24.59%) Service Management
9 14 (22.95%) SAN
9 14 (22.95%) DNS
9 14 (22.95%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (22.95%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (22.95%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (21.31%) Cisco
10 13 (21.31%) Business Continuity
11 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
12 11 (18.03%) HP
13 10 (16.39%) HPUX
13 10 (16.39%) Docker
13 10 (16.39%) High Availability

Linux Systems 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 7 (11.48%) Apache
2 4 (6.56%) nginx
2 4 (6.56%) SAS
3 3 (4.92%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) Firewall
2 14 (22.95%) DNS
2 14 (22.95%) SAN
3 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.20%) DHCP
4 5 (8.20%) IMAP
4 5 (8.20%) VPN
5 4 (6.56%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (6.56%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.64%) ADSL
7 1 (1.64%) MPLS
7 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.92%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (39.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 24 (39.34%) Unix
3 23 (37.70%) Debian
4 10 (16.39%) HPUX
5 9 (14.75%) Windows
6 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) DevOps
1 19 (31.15%) Load Balancing
2 15 (24.59%) Service Management
3 14 (22.95%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (22.95%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (21.31%) Business Continuity
5 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (16.39%) High Availability
7 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
9 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.92%) Task Automation
11 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.28%) ITIL
11 2 (3.28%) Server Virtualisation
12 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.64%) People Management
12 1 (1.64%) Process Management
12 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) Bash Shell
1 23 (37.70%) Shell Script
2 21 (34.43%) Ruby
3 19 (31.15%) Python
4 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.84%) Perl
6 4 (6.56%) Java
7 3 (4.92%) Groovy
7 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) RHCE
2 2 (3.28%) CCNA
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Docker
2 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) iptables
3 7 (11.48%) Varnish
4 6 (9.84%) KVM
4 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.20%) BIND 9
5 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.20%) NFS
5 5 (8.20%) Samba
5 5 (8.20%) Sendmail
5 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.20%) vSphere
6 4 (6.56%) GlusterFS
7 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (39.34%) Ansible
1 24 (39.34%) Puppet
2 23 (37.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.56%) HAProxy
3 4 (6.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.28%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) Packer
5 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Red Hat
2 18 (29.51%) Oracle
3 13 (21.31%) Cisco
4 11 (18.03%) HP
5 10 (16.39%) 3PAR
6 9 (14.75%) VMware
7 5 (8.20%) Citrix
7 5 (8.20%) F5
7 5 (8.20%) Riverbed
8 4 (6.56%) DataCore
8 4 (6.56%) Dell
8 4 (6.56%) NetApp
8 4 (6.56%) Rackspace
9 3 (4.92%) Avaya
9 3 (4.92%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.64%) Sophos
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