The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 62 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.19% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.43% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -21.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
518 466 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.00% 97.29% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 411 402 519
Average salary £36,018 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Merseyside

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Gearman
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gearman
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix