The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 243 239 228
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 12
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.20%
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
6543 7047 6541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.53% 94.79% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5441 5726 5635
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +4 8 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Merseyside +10 5 £24,000 -52.00% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) MySQL
3 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (42.86%) Apache
4 12 (42.86%) Perl
4 12 (42.86%) CentOS
5 11 (39.29%) Debian
6 10 (35.71%) LAMP
6 10 (35.71%) Open Source
7 9 (32.14%) PHP
7 9 (32.14%) Nagios
8 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (25.00%) Puppet
9 7 (25.00%) DNS
9 7 (25.00%) nginx
10 6 (21.43%) Python
11 5 (17.86%) FTP
11 5 (17.86%) RHCE
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) VMware
11 5 (17.86%) RHCA
12 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (14.29%) Cacti
12 4 (14.29%) Munin
12 4 (14.29%) Cisco
12 4 (14.29%) Web Services
12 4 (14.29%) UNIX
12 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (14.29%) Docker

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) Apache
2 7 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Route 53
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) FTP
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) OpenVPN
4 2 (7.14%) PPTP
4 2 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) LAMP
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Cryptography
1 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) CentOS
3 11 (39.29%) Debian
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 3 (10.71%) SUSE
6 2 (7.14%) Tru64
6 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 2 (7.14%) HPUX
6 2 (7.14%) Fedora
6 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) SDLC
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Perl
2 9 (32.14%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) RHCE
1 5 (17.86%) RHCA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Docker
3 3 (10.71%) Samba
4 1 (3.57%) Squid
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Nagios
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 4 (14.29%) Cacti
3 4 (14.29%) Munin
4 3 (10.71%) Vagrant
4 3 (10.71%) Ansible
5 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.57%) SmokePing
5 1 (3.57%) Zenoss
5 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.57%) New Relic
5 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
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