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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 216 238 240
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 18
Median salary £32,500 £41,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £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
5461 6226 6754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.57% 96.81% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 5081 5431
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 £22,500
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -12 9 £25,000 -40.47%
Merseyside +1 1 £35,000 -
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 29 June 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) MySQL
3 16 (48.48%) Java
3 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (42.42%) Puppet
4 14 (42.42%) CentOS
5 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (39.39%) Change Management
5 13 (39.39%) Web Services
5 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
6 12 (36.36%) Shell Script
6 12 (36.36%) Security Management
6 12 (36.36%) Network Design
6 12 (36.36%) Statistics
7 10 (30.30%) Windows
8 8 (24.24%) SLA
8 8 (24.24%) Service Management
8 8 (24.24%) VMware
8 8 (24.24%) Server Building
8 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
9 7 (21.21%) PHP
10 6 (18.18%) Perl
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.15%) LAMP
11 5 (15.15%) Apache
11 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
12 4 (12.12%) DevOps
12 4 (12.12%) MongoDB

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 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) IPsec
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) SMTP
3 1 (3.03%) SNMP
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.03%) NuGet
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) LAMP
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) Gearman
4 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Statistics
2 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) CentOS
3 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.06%) Unix
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (39.39%) Change Management
1 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
2 12 (36.36%) Network Design
2 12 (36.36%) Security Management
3 8 (24.24%) Server Building
3 8 (24.24%) Service Management
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Web Operations
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 7 (21.21%) PHP
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Scala
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) iptables
5 1 (3.03%) Docker
5 1 (3.03%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Cacti
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) SmokePing
3 1 (3.03%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle