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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 224 220 237
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 29 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,800 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
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
6162 6574 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.20% 94.86% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5015 5312 6066
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015. 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 -2 20 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Lancashire -4 8 £32,500 +4.00%
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (66.67%) MySQL
3 26 (54.17%) Apache
4 23 (47.92%) PHP
4 23 (47.92%) CentOS
5 19 (39.58%) LAMP
6 18 (37.50%) Nagios
6 18 (37.50%) nginx
6 18 (37.50%) Puppet
7 15 (31.25%) Bash Shell
7 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 15 (31.25%) DNS
8 14 (29.17%) Perl
9 13 (27.08%) Debian
10 10 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (20.83%) Cisco
11 9 (18.75%) UNIX
11 9 (18.75%) Windows
11 9 (18.75%) Magento
11 9 (18.75%) Open Source
12 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
12 8 (16.67%) DevOps
12 8 (16.67%) Python
12 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 8 (16.67%) VMware
13 7 (14.58%) SMTP
13 7 (14.58%) HTTP
13 7 (14.58%) Solaris
13 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 26 (54.17%) Apache
2 18 (37.50%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) WordPress
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (6.25%) SaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Route 53
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) SMTP
2 7 (14.58%) HTTP
3 6 (12.50%) SSH
4 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) FTP
5 4 (8.33%) IPsec
5 4 (8.33%) OpenVPN
6 3 (6.25%) Internet
7 2 (4.17%) PPTP
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) VLAN
8 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (66.67%) MySQL
2 10 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data
3 3 (6.25%) Aerospike
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.42%) Banking
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) LAMP
2 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) CSS
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.08%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Clustering
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (8.33%) HACMP
3 4 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 4 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (47.92%) CentOS
3 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (27.08%) Debian
5 9 (18.75%) UNIX
5 9 (18.75%) Windows
6 7 (14.58%) Solaris
7 6 (12.50%) AIX
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.25%) SUSE
9 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
10 2 (4.17%) Android
10 2 (4.17%) Fedora
10 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.17%) Tru64
10 2 (4.17%) HPUX
11 1 (2.08%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Open Source
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps
2 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.42%) Project Management
3 5 (10.42%) Line Management
4 4 (8.33%) Analytics
4 4 (8.33%) SDLC
4 4 (8.33%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Server Building
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) PHP
2 15 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 14 (29.17%) Perl
4 8 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (10.42%) C++
6 4 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) SQL
7 2 (4.17%) C
8 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) CCIE
1 6 (12.50%) CCNP
1 6 (12.50%) CCNA
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) RHCE
2 5 (10.42%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Samba
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (8.33%) Docker
4 3 (6.25%) Squid
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) Nagios
1 18 (37.50%) Puppet
2 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.42%) Munin
4 4 (8.33%) Data Guard
5 3 (6.25%) Zenoss
5 3 (6.25%) SmokePing
5 3 (6.25%) Ansible
5 3 (6.25%) Cacti
6 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.08%) logstash
7 1 (2.08%) Kibana
7 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco
3 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle
5 4 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Apple
6 2 (4.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.08%) Juniper
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Percona
7 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.08%) New Relic
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 24 days ago