The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 120 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 1 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.057% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1690 1643 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.70% 94.59% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1339 1960
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 Systems Administrator
North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cheshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 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 - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell