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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 126 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% - 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Average salary £35,000 - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1772 1641 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.48% 94.80% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1342 1621
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 £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
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 21 November 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
Wilmslow - 2 £35,000 -
Warrington - 1 £35,500 -
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) UNIX
3 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 9 (60.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (13.33%) Back Office
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) HPUX
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Puppet
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) GPFS
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (13.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) HPUX
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
1 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
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