The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 23 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 54 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.24% 2.99% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 3.09% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -8.04%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +3.89%
Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
472 518 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.32% 96.82% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 425 446 347
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Linux Administrator
Tyne and Wear

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux Administrator
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) MySQL
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) XenServer
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Nagios
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (11.11%) RHCE
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (88.89%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) HP