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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 233 220 209
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 15 18 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.28% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 54
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 -12 14 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Merseyside +14 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Apache
2 15 (41.67%) UNIX
3 14 (38.89%) MySQL
3 14 (38.89%) Puppet
4 10 (27.78%) CentOS
4 10 (27.78%) PHP
5 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (22.22%) Nagios
7 7 (19.44%) VMware
7 7 (19.44%) Web Services
7 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 6 (16.67%) Big Data
9 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) Windows
9 5 (13.89%) C++
9 5 (13.89%) HTML
9 5 (13.89%) Perl
9 5 (13.89%) CSS
9 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (11.11%) PKI
10 4 (11.11%) Cryptography
10 4 (11.11%) WordPress
10 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.11%) Android
10 4 (11.11%) Analytics
10 4 (11.11%) OpenVPN

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (41.67%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) WordPress
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) OpenVPN
1 4 (11.11%) IPsec
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) RTP
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) PSTN
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) MRTG
4 1 (2.78%) SSH
4 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) PKI
1 4 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.56%) BBC
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) UNIX
3 10 (27.78%) CentOS
4 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Windows
6 4 (11.11%) Android
6 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (11.11%) HPUX
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.56%) Debian
8 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
2 5 (13.89%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) Analytics
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) OOP
5 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) High Availability
5 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) PHP
2 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.89%) C++
3 5 (13.89%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) C
4 4 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Firmware
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.78%) Samba
3 1 (2.78%) Kamailio
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) Squid
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Nagios
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Cacti
4 2 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (2.78%) cPanel
5 1 (2.78%) SmokePing
5 1 (2.78%) logstash
5 1 (2.78%) Munin
5 1 (2.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Hitachi
4 2 (5.56%) Veritas
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Percona
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