The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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 North East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 66 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.96% 1.50% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.55% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 5
Average salary £32,500 £46,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.72% +74.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
702 711 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.43% 96.87% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 598 611 662
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the North East

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 7 £32,500 -29.72%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 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 Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 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