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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 222 222 215
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 20 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 36
Median salary £32,500 £33,750 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -4.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
5725 6333 6891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.53% 96.86% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 5164 5535
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £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 29 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 29 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 -7 12 £27,500 -35.29% 5
Merseyside -5 8 £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 29 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (54.90%) Windows
3 20 (39.22%) MySQL
4 19 (37.25%) CentOS
4 19 (37.25%) Puppet
4 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
5 17 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (33.33%) PHP
5 17 (33.33%) Apache
5 17 (33.33%) Python
6 15 (29.41%) Perl
7 13 (25.49%) VMware
8 12 (23.53%) nginx
9 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
9 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
9 11 (21.57%) Debian
9 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (21.57%) Nagios
10 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
10 10 (19.61%) Java
10 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (17.65%) Munin
11 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 9 (17.65%) C#
11 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 9 (17.65%) LAPP Stack
12 8 (15.69%) Server Building
12 8 (15.69%) Data Centre

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 (33.33%) Apache
2 12 (23.53%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) MRTG
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) IPsec
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
3 1 (1.96%) NAS
3 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (1.96%) SNMP
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) MySQL
2 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.96%) NuGet
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
3 7 (13.73%) LAMP
4 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 6 (11.76%) JSON
4 6 (11.76%) XML
5 3 (5.88%) .NET
5 3 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Statistics
3 5 (9.80%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (54.90%) Windows
3 19 (37.25%) CentOS
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
4 17 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (21.57%) Debian
6 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) Unix
8 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
2 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
3 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.69%) Change Management
4 8 (15.69%) Server Building
4 8 (15.69%) Service Management
5 7 (13.73%) Network Design
5 7 (13.73%) Security Management
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL
7 5 (9.80%) DevOps
8 3 (5.88%) Web Operations
9 2 (3.92%) Open Source
10 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.96%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) PHP
1 17 (33.33%) Python
2 15 (29.41%) Perl
3 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
4 10 (19.61%) Java
5 9 (17.65%) C#
5 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
7 7 (13.73%) SQL
8 6 (11.76%) C++
9 3 (5.88%) Ruby
9 3 (5.88%) Scala
10 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) RHCA
1 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.69%) Varnish
3 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.80%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.88%) Squid
6 2 (3.92%) iptables
7 1 (1.96%) Docker
7 1 (1.96%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (37.25%) Puppet
2 11 (21.57%) Nagios
3 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (17.65%) Munin
5 7 (13.73%) Cacti
6 6 (11.76%) Backup Exec
7 4 (7.84%) Zenoss
8 2 (3.92%) Ansible
9 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.96%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) VMware
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) F5
4 4 (7.84%) HP
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
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