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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 214 219 213
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 20 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 36
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £42,500 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
5430 6226 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.52% 96.77% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 5068 5503
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -4 11 £28,000 -33.72%
Merseyside +6 6 £35,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (50.00%) Windows
3 24 (42.86%) MySQL
4 23 (41.07%) CentOS
4 23 (41.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (41.07%) Puppet
5 17 (30.36%) PHP
5 17 (30.36%) Python
5 17 (30.36%) VMware
5 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
6 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 16 (28.57%) Java
6 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (25.00%) Perl
7 14 (25.00%) Apache
8 13 (23.21%) Web Services
8 13 (23.21%) Change Management
8 13 (23.21%) Shell Script
8 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (21.43%) Network Design
9 12 (21.43%) Statistics
9 12 (21.43%) Security Management
10 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
11 10 (17.86%) Problem Management
11 10 (17.86%) Nagios
12 9 (16.07%) Debian
12 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (16.07%) Cisco
12 9 (16.07%) nginx

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 14 (25.00%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) MRTG
2 4 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) SAN
4 2 (3.57%) NAS
4 2 (3.57%) SSL
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.79%) IPsec
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.79%) SMTP
5 1 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) SSH
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) MySQL
2 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.79%) NuGet
General
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Games
1 1 (1.79%) Retail
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Web Services
2 8 (14.29%) LAMP
2 8 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.36%) JSON
3 3 (5.36%) Node.js
3 3 (5.36%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) Gearman
4 1 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Statistics
2 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (50.00%) Windows
3 23 (41.07%) CentOS
3 23 (41.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
5 9 (16.07%) Debian
6 3 (5.36%) Unix
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) Change Management
3 12 (21.43%) Network Design
3 12 (21.43%) Security Management
4 10 (17.86%) Problem Management
5 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.29%) ITIL
5 8 (14.29%) Server Building
5 8 (14.29%) Service Management
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (5.36%) Web Operations
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Open Source
9 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.79%) High Availability
9 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) PHP
1 17 (30.36%) Python
2 16 (28.57%) Java
3 14 (25.00%) Perl
4 13 (23.21%) Shell Script
5 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.71%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
7 4 (7.14%) SQL
8 3 (5.36%) C++
8 3 (5.36%) Scala
9 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (12.50%) Varnish
3 5 (8.93%) Squid
3 5 (8.93%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.57%) iptables
6 1 (1.79%) Docker
6 1 (1.79%) Postfix
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (41.07%) Puppet
2 10 (17.86%) Nagios
3 8 (14.29%) Munin
3 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.71%) Zenoss
5 4 (7.14%) Cacti
6 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.79%) Ansible
7 1 (1.79%) SmokePing
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) VMware
2 9 (16.07%) Cisco
3 8 (14.29%) Citrix
4 6 (10.71%) F5
4 6 (10.71%) HP
5 5 (8.93%) SaltStack
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle