The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 113 104 124
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.56% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £36,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £43,000 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1711 1614 2219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.69% 94.55% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1320 1952
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 £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 5 £35,000 -
Warrington -25 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (93.94%) UNIX
3 19 (57.58%) Change Management
3 19 (57.58%) Problem Management
4 11 (33.33%) Finance
4 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Puppet
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) GPFS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (3.03%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) SMTP
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (93.94%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Change Management
1 19 (57.58%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) IBM
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago