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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
England / North West
Rank 233 209 238
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 10 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £29,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,550 £47,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%

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
5734 5447 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.58% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4586 5638
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -41 7 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Merseyside -2 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
4 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (33.33%) CentOS
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (26.67%) Apache
8 8 (26.67%) MySQL
9 7 (23.33%) Perl
9 7 (23.33%) Unix
9 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
10 6 (20.00%) DevOps
10 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.00%) PHP
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
11 5 (16.67%) MS Office
11 5 (16.67%) Solaris
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco
11 5 (16.67%) Nagios
11 5 (16.67%) Service Management
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) PaaS
11 5 (16.67%) IaaS

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 8 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) IaaS
2 5 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) GitHub
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
1 3 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) OpenVPN
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) iPad
2 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) CentOS
4 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Unix
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (16.67%) Solaris
5 5 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (10.00%) AIX
6 3 (10.00%) Debian
6 3 (10.00%) HPUX
7 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) DevOps
1 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source Development
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
1 7 (23.33%) Perl
2 6 (20.00%) PHP
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) C
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
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