The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 75 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.14% 1.47% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 1.52% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 15
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
685 592 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.07% 96.89% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 584 485 601
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the North East

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -22 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Cacti
4 1 (20.00%) nginx
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Percona
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Percona