The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 120 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £27,500 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,350 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +0.87%
Linux Administrator
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1868 2069 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 94.35% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1754 1808
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Birmingham

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Sage
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Zimbra
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) LPAR
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Foglight
5 1 (14.29%) VMS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) Zimbra
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Foglight
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Sage