The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 211 184 225
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 46 72 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.96% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.01% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 39 66 15
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,250 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6899 7158 6912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.33% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5593 6013 6113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Administrator
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -3 25 £34,500 -13.75% 3
Manchester -19 20 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (67.24%) UNIX
3 21 (36.21%) Change Management
4 20 (34.48%) Problem Management
5 17 (29.31%) Red Hat
6 15 (25.86%) MySQL
6 15 (25.86%) CentOS
7 14 (24.14%) Python
8 12 (20.69%) PHP
8 12 (20.69%) Nagios
8 12 (20.69%) Ruby
9 11 (18.97%) Finance
9 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
10 10 (17.24%) RHCE
10 10 (17.24%) OpenStack
11 9 (15.52%) VMware
12 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
12 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (12.07%) Firewall
13 7 (12.07%) Perl
13 7 (12.07%) Windows
14 6 (10.34%) AIX
14 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
14 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
14 6 (10.34%) Puppet
14 6 (10.34%) Replication
15 5 (8.62%) Debian
15 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
16 4 (6.90%) Clustering
16 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (17.24%) OpenStack
2 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) CloudFront
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.07%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) NAS
3 3 (5.17%) SAN
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.72%) IPv4
5 1 (1.72%) IPv6
5 1 (1.72%) LDAP
5 1 (1.72%) VoIP
5 1 (1.72%) SMTP
5 1 (1.72%) FTP
5 1 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Replication
2 4 (6.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (67.24%) UNIX
3 15 (25.86%) CentOS
4 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Windows
6 6 (10.34%) AIX
7 5 (8.62%) Debian
8 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.17%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (5.17%) HPUX
9 3 (5.17%) Solaris
10 2 (3.45%) Fedora
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.72%) SUSE
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Change Management
2 20 (34.48%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.17%) ERP
4 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.72%) Scrum
5 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.72%) Analytics
5 1 (1.72%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) Python
2 12 (20.69%) PHP
2 12 (20.69%) Ruby
3 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.07%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Tcl
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) RHCE
2 1 (1.72%) RHCT
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Varnish
2 1 (1.72%) KVM
2 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Nagios
2 6 (10.34%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Plesk
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Red Hat
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.17%) NetApp
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) EMC
5 2 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) NETGEAR
6 1 (1.72%) BMC
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
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