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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 204 226 218
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 25 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.36% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.37% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 35
Median salary £33,750 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5395 5950 6657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.22% 96.45% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4591 4774 5343
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 £24,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Cheshire - 8 £32,500 -
Manchester -15 7 £36,250 -14.20% 3
Merseyside +13 4 £28,500 - 1
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (43.55%) MySQL
4 26 (41.94%) Windows
4 26 (41.94%) CentOS
4 26 (41.94%) Puppet
5 22 (35.48%) Java
6 21 (33.87%) E-Commerce
6 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (30.65%) Shell Script
8 18 (29.03%) Web Services
9 17 (27.42%) Change Management
10 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (25.81%) Security Management
10 16 (25.81%) Network Design
10 16 (25.81%) Statistics
11 15 (24.19%) Python
12 14 (22.58%) Apache
12 14 (22.58%) PHP
12 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
13 13 (20.97%) VMware
14 11 (17.74%) Perl
15 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
15 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
17 8 (12.90%) Server Building
17 8 (12.90%) Service Management
17 8 (12.90%) Citrix
17 8 (12.90%) SLA
17 8 (12.90%) Cisco

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 (22.58%) Apache
2 7 (11.29%) nginx
3 3 (4.84%) Node.js
3 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) MRTG
2 5 (8.06%) SSL
3 4 (6.45%) SSH
3 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.84%) LDAP
5 2 (3.23%) Network Security
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) DNS
6 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.61%) IPsec
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) NAS
6 1 (1.61%) SMTP
6 1 (1.61%) SNMP
6 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) MySQL
2 8 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Gradle
2 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.61%) Finance
1 1 (1.61%) Games
1 1 (1.61%) Retail
1 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) Web Services
2 6 (9.68%) LAMP
2 6 (9.68%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.61%) Gearman
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Statistics
2 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (41.94%) CentOS
3 26 (41.94%) Windows
4 14 (22.58%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.68%) Debian
6 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.23%) Unix
8 1 (1.61%) Solaris
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) E-Commerce
2 17 (27.42%) Change Management
3 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) Network Design
3 16 (25.81%) Security Management
4 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 8 (12.90%) Server Building
5 8 (12.90%) Service Management
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL
7 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.06%) DevOps
9 3 (4.84%) Web Operations
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (1.61%) High Availability
11 1 (1.61%) Network Load Balancing
11 1 (1.61%) Open Source
11 1 (1.61%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (1.61%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 19 (30.65%) Shell Script
3 15 (24.19%) Python
4 14 (22.58%) PHP
5 11 (17.74%) Perl
6 8 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.68%) Ruby
8 4 (6.45%) C#
8 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.84%) Scala
9 3 (4.84%) SQL
10 2 (3.23%) C++
11 1 (1.61%) C
11 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO27005
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.06%) Squid
3 5 (8.06%) Varnish
4 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.23%) Docker
4 2 (3.23%) iptables
5 1 (1.61%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 26 (41.94%) Puppet
2 7 (11.29%) Nagios
3 6 (9.68%) Munin
3 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.68%) Zenoss
4 2 (3.23%) Cacti
5 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.61%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) VMware
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco
2 8 (12.90%) Citrix
3 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.68%) F5
4 6 (9.68%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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