The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 197 231 222
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 47 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £46,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Manchester +39 36 £36,500 -2.66% 4
Merseyside +3 10 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Lancashire - 4 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £53,000 - 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (37.65%) CentOS
3 32 (37.65%) Puppet
3 32 (37.65%) MySQL
4 26 (30.59%) Red Hat
4 26 (30.59%) Shell Script
5 25 (29.41%) Apache
6 24 (28.24%) Change Management
7 22 (25.88%) Windows
8 21 (24.71%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (23.53%) Java
9 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
10 19 (22.35%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (21.18%) nginx
11 18 (21.18%) Web Services
12 17 (20.00%) VMware
12 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (18.82%) Network Design
13 16 (18.82%) Statistics
13 16 (18.82%) Security Management
14 15 (17.65%) Bash Shell
15 14 (16.47%) Problem Management
15 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (16.47%) Unix
15 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
16 13 (15.29%) Firewall
16 13 (15.29%) Debian
17 12 (14.12%) Finance
17 12 (14.12%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 25 (29.41%) Apache
2 18 (21.18%) nginx
3 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.29%) Firewall
3 11 (12.94%) SSH
4 8 (9.41%) Ethernet
4 8 (9.41%) MRTG
5 7 (8.24%) DNS
5 7 (8.24%) SAN
6 4 (4.71%) DHCP
6 4 (4.71%) SSL
7 3 (3.53%) FTP
7 3 (3.53%) LDAP
7 3 (3.53%) Network Security
7 3 (3.53%) VoIP
8 2 (2.35%) VPN
9 1 (1.18%) Internet
9 1 (1.18%) LAN
9 1 (1.18%) NAS
9 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (37.65%) MySQL
2 21 (24.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.53%) Gradle
2 3 (3.53%) Maven
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
2 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) Web Services
2 10 (11.76%) LAMP
3 9 (10.59%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (8.24%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.35%) Middleware
6 1 (1.18%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Statistics
2 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (37.65%) CentOS
4 22 (25.88%) Windows
5 14 (16.47%) Unix
6 13 (15.29%) Debian
7 12 (14.12%) AIX
8 11 (12.94%) Solaris
9 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
9 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
10 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Change Management
2 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.82%) Network Design
4 16 (18.82%) Security Management
5 14 (16.47%) Problem Management
6 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.53%) DevOps
8 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.53%) ITIL
9 2 (2.35%) High Availability
9 2 (2.35%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.35%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.35%) Server Hardening
10 1 (1.18%) Analytics
10 1 (1.18%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (1.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.18%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) Shell Script
2 20 (23.53%) Java
3 15 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 12 (14.12%) Perl
4 12 (14.12%) PHP
5 6 (7.06%) Python
6 5 (5.88%) Ruby
7 3 (3.53%) C++
8 2 (2.35%) C
8 2 (2.35%) SQL
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) RHCA
1 3 (3.53%) RHCE
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO27005
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.59%) Varnish
3 8 (9.41%) Squid
4 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.53%) Docker
6 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.18%) Postfix
6 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (37.65%) Puppet
2 8 (9.41%) Munin
2 8 (9.41%) Nagios
2 8 (9.41%) Zenoss
3 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Red Hat
2 17 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (9.41%) SaltStack
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco
5 4 (4.71%) Citrix
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle
6 3 (3.53%) F5
6 3 (3.53%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Boohoo
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + AWS Training & Certification
Posted: 16 days ago