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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 218 229 232
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 16 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 18
Median salary £32,500 £41,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £37,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5315 5881 6606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.20% 96.49% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4512 4704 5304
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -4 8 £36,250 -13.69% 2
Cheshire - 8 £32,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) MySQL
3 21 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (51.28%) CentOS
4 20 (51.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (51.28%) Java
5 18 (46.15%) Web Services
5 18 (46.15%) E-Commerce
5 18 (46.15%) Puppet
6 17 (43.59%) Change Management
7 16 (41.03%) Shell Script
7 16 (41.03%) Security Management
7 16 (41.03%) Statistics
7 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (41.03%) Network Design
8 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
9 8 (20.51%) Server Building
9 8 (20.51%) Service Management
9 8 (20.51%) SLA
9 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) Apache
11 6 (15.38%) PHP
11 6 (15.38%) Firewall
11 6 (15.38%) VMware
12 5 (12.82%) Perl
13 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
13 4 (10.26%) SSL
13 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
13 4 (10.26%) SSH
13 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu

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 (17.95%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) SSH
2 4 (10.26%) SSL
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (5.13%) Network Security
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.56%) IPsec
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.56%) SNMP
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) Gearman
3 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Statistics
2 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (51.28%) CentOS
2 20 (51.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 17 (43.59%) Change Management
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Network Design
3 16 (41.03%) Security Management
4 8 (20.51%) Server Building
4 8 (20.51%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Web Operations
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL
6 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Shell Script
3 6 (15.38%) PHP
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 3 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) Scala
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) SQL
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO27005
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) iptables
3 1 (2.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (46.15%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Cacti
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) SmokePing
2 1 (2.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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