Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 297 293
Rank change year-on-year +75 -4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 88 41 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.37% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 65
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £48,250 £40,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 9604 10965 12823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 97.91% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8062 9270 10513
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +40 54 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +29 19 £32,250 - 1
North Yorkshire +24 15 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (46.59%) Red Hat
3 36 (40.91%) MySQL
4 33 (37.50%) Unix
4 33 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (36.36%) Apache
6 31 (35.23%) Shell Script
7 29 (32.95%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (31.82%) Ansible
8 28 (31.82%) Puppet
9 22 (25.00%) SAN
10 21 (23.86%) Service Management
11 20 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (21.59%) Bash Shell
12 19 (21.59%) Docker
12 19 (21.59%) Firewall
13 18 (20.45%) DNS
14 17 (19.32%) LAMP
14 17 (19.32%) Oracle
15 16 (18.18%) Python
15 16 (18.18%) ITIL
15 16 (18.18%) VMware
15 16 (18.18%) Load Balancing
16 15 (17.05%) Ruby
16 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
17 14 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (14.77%) High Availability
18 13 (14.77%) Finance
18 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management

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 32 (36.36%) Apache
2 12 (13.64%) nginx
3 10 (11.36%) WordPress
4 3 (3.41%) SAS
5 2 (2.27%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.27%) JBoss
5 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) SAN
2 19 (21.59%) Firewall
3 18 (20.45%) DNS
4 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
5 11 (12.50%) VPN
6 10 (11.36%) Broadband
6 10 (11.36%) Internet
7 7 (7.95%) HTTP
7 7 (7.95%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (7.95%) SSL
8 4 (4.55%) DHCP
8 4 (4.55%) IMAP
9 3 (3.41%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.41%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.27%) LAN
10 2 (2.27%) NAS
10 2 (2.27%) Network Security
10 2 (2.27%) SMTP
10 2 (2.27%) WAN
11 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.91%) MySQL
2 10 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.14%) HBase
4 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Games
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) LAMP
2 10 (11.36%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Clustering
1 10 (11.36%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Fintech
4 1 (1.14%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 33 (37.50%) Unix
3 13 (14.77%) Windows
4 11 (12.50%) Debian
5 7 (7.95%) HPUX
6 6 (6.82%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.41%) CentOS
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
8 2 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Service Management
2 16 (18.18%) ITIL
2 16 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 14 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
4 13 (14.77%) High Availability
5 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 11 (12.50%) DevOps
7 10 (11.36%) Line Management
7 10 (11.36%) Workflow
8 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 9 (10.23%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.41%) B2B
12 3 (3.41%) Data Security
12 3 (3.41%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) Shell Script
2 19 (21.59%) Bash Shell
3 16 (18.18%) Python
4 15 (17.05%) Ruby
5 11 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (3.41%) Perl
6 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.41%) SQL
7 2 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) AWS Certification
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 19 (21.59%) Docker
2 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.36%) iptables
4 9 (10.23%) Varnish
5 8 (9.09%) GlusterFS
5 8 (9.09%) KVM
6 4 (4.55%) BIND 9
6 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.55%) NFS
6 4 (4.55%) Samba
6 4 (4.55%) Sendmail
6 4 (4.55%) vSphere
7 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.41%) Dovecot
7 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 29 (32.95%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (31.82%) Ansible
2 28 (31.82%) Puppet
3 10 (11.36%) Kubernetes
4 8 (9.09%) HAProxy
5 5 (5.68%) Terraform
6 4 (4.55%) Packer
7 2 (2.27%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 41 (46.59%) Red Hat
2 17 (19.32%) Oracle
3 16 (18.18%) VMware
4 10 (11.36%) Rackspace
5 7 (7.95%) Hitachi
6 6 (6.82%) Cisco
6 6 (6.82%) Google
7 5 (5.68%) 3PAR
7 5 (5.68%) HP
8 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.41%) Citrix
9 3 (3.41%) DataCore
9 3 (3.41%) Dell
9 3 (3.41%) F5
9 3 (3.41%) NetApp
9 3 (3.41%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.27%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.14%) Avaya