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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 207 222 208
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 34 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.24% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.25% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 40
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £42,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6822 6839 7208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 94.75% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5529 5855 6319
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +21 22 £35,000 -14.63% 3
Cheshire -16 9 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Lancashire +1 2 £31,250 -10.71%
Merseyside -3 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (61.04%) UNIX
3 31 (40.26%) Problem Management
3 31 (40.26%) Change Management
4 19 (24.68%) PHP
5 16 (20.78%) MySQL
5 16 (20.78%) Red Hat
6 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 13 (16.88%) Bash Shell
7 13 (16.88%) CentOS
8 12 (15.58%) Finance
9 11 (14.29%) Python
10 10 (12.99%) Apache
10 10 (12.99%) Web Services
10 10 (12.99%) SQL
11 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (10.39%) Ruby
12 8 (10.39%) Nagios
12 8 (10.39%) Perl
12 8 (10.39%) C++
13 7 (9.09%) C
13 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
13 7 (9.09%) Puppet
14 6 (7.79%) Hadoop
14 6 (7.79%) Network Load Balancing
14 6 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (7.79%) Windows
14 6 (7.79%) VPN
14 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.99%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.30%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.79%) VPN
3 4 (5.19%) SMTP
3 4 (5.19%) DNS
4 3 (3.90%) DHCP
4 3 (3.90%) HTTP
4 3 (3.90%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.90%) LDAP
4 3 (3.90%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) IPv4
5 1 (1.30%) IPv6
5 1 (1.30%) OSPF
5 1 (1.30%) BGP
5 1 (1.30%) SAN
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Hudson
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Automotive
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) HTML
2 3 (3.90%) CSS
2 3 (3.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Replication
2 2 (2.60%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) HACMP
3 1 (1.30%) Firmware
3 1 (1.30%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (61.04%) UNIX
3 13 (16.88%) CentOS
4 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.79%) Windows
6 5 (6.49%) AIX
7 3 (3.90%) HPUX
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) Debian
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.60%) Solaris
9 1 (1.30%) Tru64
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE
9 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Problem Management
1 31 (40.26%) Change Management
2 6 (7.79%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
3 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.90%) Workflow
5 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.30%) ERP
5 1 (1.30%) Scrum
5 1 (1.30%) Operations Management
5 1 (1.30%) Wealth Management
5 1 (1.30%) Fault Management
5 1 (1.30%) Time Management
5 1 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.30%) Analytics
5 1 (1.30%) Database Security
5 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) PHP
2 13 (16.88%) Bash Shell
3 11 (14.29%) Python
4 10 (12.99%) SQL
5 8 (10.39%) Ruby
5 8 (10.39%) Perl
5 8 (10.39%) C++
6 7 (9.09%) C
7 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.30%) Java
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
1 2 (2.60%) RHCE
2 1 (1.30%) MCP
2 1 (1.30%) RHCT
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) NFS
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.90%) Samba
1 3 (3.90%) Squid
1 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.90%) KVM
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.30%) vSphere
3 1 (1.30%) Varnish
3 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.30%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.30%) GPFS
3 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Nagios
2 7 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) logstash
3 2 (2.60%) Kibana
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.49%) VMware
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) HP
4 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) Sun
5 1 (1.30%) Symantec
5 1 (1.30%) BMC
5 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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