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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 234 238 238
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 19
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £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
5738 6361 6892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.59% 96.85% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4803 5184 5540
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -9 10 £25,000 -40.47% 4
Merseyside -8 1 £35,000 +45.83%
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) MySQL
3 10 (35.71%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (32.14%) CentOS
5 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Service Management
5 8 (28.57%) Change Management
5 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 8 (28.57%) SLA
5 8 (28.57%) Web Services
5 8 (28.57%) Puppet
5 8 (28.57%) Server Building
5 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 7 (25.00%) Apache
6 7 (25.00%) PHP
6 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (25.00%) Security Management
6 7 (25.00%) VMware
6 7 (25.00%) Network Design
6 7 (25.00%) Statistics
7 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (21.43%) LAMP
7 6 (21.43%) Perl
8 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.86%) iPad
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
8 5 (17.86%) Virtual Machines

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 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) SMTP
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.57%) NuGet
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) LAMP
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) Statistics
3 5 (17.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) CentOS
4 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (28.57%) Change Management
1 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 8 (28.57%) Server Building
1 8 (28.57%) Service Management
2 7 (25.00%) Network Design
2 7 (25.00%) Security Management
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Web Operations
5 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) PHP
2 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) RHCA
1 1 (3.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.14%) iptables
4 1 (3.57%) Docker
4 1 (3.57%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Cacti
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) SmokePing
2 1 (3.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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