The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 65 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.16% 0.49% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.50% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +4.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
606 597 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.28% 97.07% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 507 518 597
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 Merseyside

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Merseyside

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool +1 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat