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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 119 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 9 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.054% 0.56% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.60% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 42
Average salary - £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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
1739 1495 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.15% 93.85% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1154 1596
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 26 February 2015. 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 1 - -
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) HPUX
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) E-business
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle