The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 229 242 226
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 17 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 36
Median salary £33,750 £32,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -0.86%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5864 6482 7151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.36% 96.96% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4912 5387 5759
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the North West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the North West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 11 £27,500 -29.03% 3
Merseyside -14 6 £36,000 +50.00%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
4 17 (40.48%) Apache
4 17 (40.48%) PHP
5 16 (38.10%) MySQL
6 15 (35.71%) Perl
6 15 (35.71%) Python
7 13 (30.95%) VMware
8 12 (28.57%) CentOS
9 11 (26.19%) Puppet
10 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (23.81%) nginx
10 10 (23.81%) Debian
11 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (21.43%) Nagios
11 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.43%) C#
11 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
11 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
12 8 (19.05%) LAMP
12 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
13 7 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (16.67%) Service Management
13 7 (16.67%) SQL
13 7 (16.67%) SLA
13 7 (16.67%) Active Directory

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (40.48%) Apache
2 10 (23.81%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) IPsec
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) MRTG
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.38%) SMTP
2 1 (2.38%) SNMP
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) MySQL
2 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.38%) NuGet
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) LAMP
2 7 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 6 (14.29%) JSON
3 6 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) Node.js
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
4 12 (28.57%) CentOS
5 10 (23.81%) Debian
6 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) Unix
9 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.38%) Gentoo
10 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 7 (16.67%) Server Building
2 7 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (11.90%) DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 3 (7.14%) Web Operations
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Network Design
7 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.38%) Security Management
7 1 (2.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) PHP
2 15 (35.71%) Perl
2 15 (35.71%) Python
3 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 9 (21.43%) C#
3 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) Java
7 3 (7.14%) Scala
8 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) RHCA
1 1 (2.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (14.29%) Varnish
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) iptables
5 1 (2.38%) Docker
5 1 (2.38%) Postfix
5 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Puppet
2 9 (21.43%) Nagios
2 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (16.67%) Cacti
3 7 (16.67%) Munin
4 6 (14.29%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.76%) Ansible
5 2 (4.76%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.38%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) VMware
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) F5
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
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