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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 246 186 253
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 17 60 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 1.00% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.04% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 16
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £53,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
6056 5768 7165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.88% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4767 6124
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Merseyside -15 6 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Manchester -46 6 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Cheshire +9 5 £30,500 -39.00%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (56.10%) VMware
3 19 (46.34%) Apache
3 19 (46.34%) Windows
4 14 (34.15%) Perl
4 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (34.15%) CentOS
5 13 (31.71%) Puppet
5 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (31.71%) PHP
5 13 (31.71%) MySQL
5 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
6 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
6 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
7 11 (26.83%) Debian
8 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (21.95%) Python
10 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
10 8 (19.51%) LAMP
10 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
10 8 (19.51%) iPad
10 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
10 8 (19.51%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (17.07%) nginx
11 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
11 7 (17.07%) Nagios
11 7 (17.07%) Cisco
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.07%) SQL
12 6 (14.63%) Finance

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 19 (46.34%) Apache
2 7 (17.07%) nginx
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) IaaS
1 5 (12.20%) PaaS
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
1 4 (9.76%) Intranet
2 2 (4.88%) LDAP
2 2 (4.88%) NAS
2 2 (4.88%) OpenVPN
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
3 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) Subversion
4 4 (9.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) NuGet
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) LAMP
2 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
2 5 (12.20%) JSON
2 5 (12.20%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (12.20%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) iPad
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) CentOS
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
5 11 (26.83%) Debian
6 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (9.76%) Unix
9 3 (7.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.44%) Gentoo
10 1 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
2 6 (14.63%) DevOps
3 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
3 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.44%) Data Management
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.44%) Open Source
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Perl
2 13 (31.71%) PHP
3 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
4 9 (21.95%) Python
5 7 (17.07%) SQL
6 5 (12.20%) C#
6 5 (12.20%) C++
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.76%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) RHCA
3 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (12.20%) Varnish
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Nagios
3 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
3 5 (12.20%) Cacti
3 5 (12.20%) Munin
4 4 (9.76%) Ansible
5 2 (4.88%) Salt
6 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) NetApp
5 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper
6 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Sun
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