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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 238 231 233
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
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
6940 6583 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.24% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5629 5655 6234
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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 +4 8 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Merseyside +1 3 £50,000 +16.27%
Lancashire -4 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Cumbria - 1 £26,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) PHP
3 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
4 12 (38.71%) MySQL
5 10 (32.26%) UNIX
6 8 (25.81%) Web Services
6 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 8 (25.81%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) CentOS
6 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (22.58%) Python
7 7 (22.58%) C
7 7 (22.58%) C++
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Apache
8 6 (19.35%) VPN
8 6 (19.35%) Nagios
8 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
8 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
8 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
9 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
9 5 (16.13%) Ruby
9 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
10 4 (12.90%) HPUX
10 4 (12.90%) HP
10 4 (12.90%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) CloudFront
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) IPv4
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) HACMP
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) UNIX
3 8 (25.81%) CentOS
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.90%) HPUX
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Windows
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Tru64
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) Debian
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.68%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.45%) Fault Management
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) PHP
2 7 (22.58%) Python
2 7 (22.58%) C
2 7 (22.58%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) RHCE
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Varnish
2 1 (3.23%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Nagios
2 4 (12.90%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Kibana
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Sun
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago