The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 55 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.51% 1.06% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.07% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
Linux Systems Administrator
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
362 280 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 92.35% 99.29% 98.85%
Number of salaries quoted 302 254 370
Average salary £35,232 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,519 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) Percona
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (20.00%) Cacti
5 1 (20.00%) nginx
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Nagios
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Cacti
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Percona
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco