The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 116 101 125
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 12 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.58% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 13
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £43,000 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,310 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +14.28%
Linux Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1812 1564 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.23% 93.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1268 1839
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Cheshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £35,000 -
Warrington -22 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (93.55%) UNIX
3 17 (54.84%) Problem Management
3 17 (54.84%) Change Management
4 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) Puppet
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Apache
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) GPFS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (6.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (93.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Problem Management
1 17 (54.84%) Change Management
2 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) IBM