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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 199 245 213
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 29 16 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.25% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.25% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 40
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
5495 6276 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.08% 96.72% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4655 5006 5490
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,142
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 28 April 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 +7 9 £41,000 -3.52% 2
Cheshire +33 8 £32,500 - 2
Merseyside +13 6 £30,000 -20.00%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (47.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (36.78%) MySQL
4 31 (35.63%) CentOS
5 30 (34.48%) Puppet
6 27 (31.03%) Shell Script
6 27 (31.03%) Change Management
7 25 (28.74%) Java
8 24 (27.59%) E-Commerce
8 24 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (26.44%) Web Services
10 22 (25.29%) Windows
10 22 (25.29%) Red Hat
11 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (22.99%) Network Design
12 20 (22.99%) Statistics
12 20 (22.99%) Security Management
13 18 (20.69%) Apache
14 16 (18.39%) VMware
15 15 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (16.09%) Python
16 14 (16.09%) Perl
17 13 (14.94%) nginx
17 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
18 12 (13.79%) PHP
18 12 (13.79%) Unix
18 12 (13.79%) Windows Server
19 11 (12.64%) Data Centre
19 11 (12.64%) LAPP Stack

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (20.69%) Apache
2 13 (14.94%) nginx
3 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) SSH
1 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.20%) Firewall
3 6 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 5 (5.75%) MRTG
5 4 (4.60%) SAN
5 4 (4.60%) SSL
6 3 (3.45%) LDAP
6 3 (3.45%) Network Security
7 2 (2.30%) VPN
8 1 (1.15%) DHCP
8 1 (1.15%) DNS
8 1 (1.15%) Internet
8 1 (1.15%) LAN
8 1 (1.15%) NAS
8 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.78%) MySQL
2 15 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.45%) Gradle
2 3 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Retail
2 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) Web Services
2 11 (12.64%) LAMP
2 11 (12.64%) LAPP Stack
3 8 (9.20%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.15%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) Gearman
4 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Statistics
2 11 (12.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (47.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (35.63%) CentOS
4 22 (25.29%) Windows
5 12 (13.79%) Unix
5 12 (13.79%) Windows Server
6 10 (11.49%) AIX
7 9 (10.34%) Solaris
8 6 (6.90%) Debian
8 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Change Management
2 24 (27.59%) E-Commerce
3 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.99%) Network Design
4 20 (22.99%) Security Management
5 11 (12.64%) Problem Management
6 9 (10.34%) Service Management
7 8 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.20%) Server Building
8 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (4.60%) DevOps
10 2 (2.30%) High Availability
10 2 (2.30%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.30%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (2.30%) Server Hardening
11 1 (1.15%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.15%) Data Management
11 1 (1.15%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) Shell Script
2 25 (28.74%) Java
3 14 (16.09%) Perl
3 14 (16.09%) Python
4 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.79%) PHP
6 7 (8.05%) Ruby
7 3 (3.45%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) SQL
9 1 (1.15%) C#
9 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO27005
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.75%) Squid
3 5 (5.75%) Varnish
4 3 (3.45%) Docker
5 2 (2.30%) Postfix
6 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.15%) iptables
6 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (34.48%) Puppet
2 6 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.75%) Munin
3 5 (5.75%) Nagios
3 5 (5.75%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Red Hat
2 16 (18.39%) VMware
3 7 (8.05%) Cisco
4 6 (6.90%) Citrix
5 5 (5.75%) F5
5 5 (5.75%) HP
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle
5 5 (5.75%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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