The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank - 103 119
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 0 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.63% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 13
Average salary - £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
Linux Systems 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
1792 1583 2176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.46% 94.00% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1279 1878
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 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (83.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management