The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 241 210 254
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 17 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.55% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.58% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 13
Median salary £30,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £55,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Linux Systems 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
6077 5885 7110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 95.89% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5126 4863 6067
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the North West region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the North West

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Manchester -28 8 £36,250 -0.68% 5
Merseyside - 5 £25,000 - 1
Cheshire +21 4 £30,500 -41.90%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) VMware
3 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) Apache
5 11 (36.67%) MySQL
6 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 9 (30.00%) Perl
8 8 (26.67%) PHP
8 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 8 (26.67%) LAMP
8 8 (26.67%) iPad
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
8 8 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (20.00%) CentOS
9 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco
10 5 (16.67%) Service Management
10 5 (16.67%) Puppet
10 5 (16.67%) PaaS
10 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (16.67%) IaaS
10 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (16.67%) DevOps
11 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (13.33%) Finance

Linux Systems 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 12 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) IaaS
1 5 (16.67%) PaaS
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) GitHub
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
1 3 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) NuGet
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) iPad
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) CentOS
5 4 (13.33%) Debian
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (3.33%) Gentoo
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) DevOps
1 5 (16.67%) Service Management
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (3.33%) Data Management
3 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source Development
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Perl
2 8 (26.67%) PHP
3 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) C
5 3 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) RHCA
2 1 (3.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
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