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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 201 242 235
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 30 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 13
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £45,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +35 29 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Merseyside -7 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (56.60%) MySQL
3 25 (47.17%) CentOS
4 23 (43.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (37.74%) Puppet
5 20 (37.74%) Change Management
6 19 (35.85%) Web Services
6 19 (35.85%) E-Commerce
7 18 (33.96%) Java
7 18 (33.96%) Shell Script
7 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (32.08%) Security Management
8 17 (32.08%) Network Design
8 17 (32.08%) Statistics
9 16 (30.19%) Apache
10 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
11 13 (24.53%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (24.53%) VMware
12 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (18.87%) nginx
13 9 (16.98%) Firewall
13 9 (16.98%) Perl
13 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
14 8 (15.09%) LAMP
15 7 (13.21%) DNS
15 7 (13.21%) Windows
15 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
15 7 (13.21%) LEMP Stack
16 6 (11.32%) LAPP Stack

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (30.19%) Apache
2 10 (18.87%) nginx
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
1 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.21%) DNS
3 6 (11.32%) SSH
4 4 (7.55%) DHCP
5 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
5 3 (5.66%) FTP
5 3 (5.66%) LDAP
5 3 (5.66%) Network Security
5 3 (5.66%) SSL
5 3 (5.66%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) SAN
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (56.60%) MySQL
2 13 (24.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) LAMP
3 7 (13.21%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (11.32%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (3.77%) Middleware
6 1 (1.89%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Statistics
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (47.17%) CentOS
3 23 (43.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (13.21%) Windows
5 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.43%) Debian
6 5 (9.43%) Unix
7 4 (7.55%) AIX
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.66%) Solaris
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Change Management
2 19 (35.85%) E-Commerce
3 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.08%) Network Design
4 17 (32.08%) Security Management
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Server Hardening
8 1 (1.89%) Analytics
8 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (1.89%) Data Management
8 1 (1.89%) DNA
8 1 (1.89%) High Availability
8 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.89%) Project Management
8 1 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Java
1 18 (33.96%) Shell Script
2 9 (16.98%) Perl
3 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.32%) PHP
5 3 (5.66%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) RHCA
1 3 (5.66%) RHCE
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO27005
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Postfix
2 1 (1.89%) Varnish
2 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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