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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 249 229 231
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 21
Average salary £35,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.45% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £35,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
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
7088 6357 7020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.36% 94.35% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5984 5447 6026
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -10 7 £32,500 - 4
Merseyside +6 3 £50,000 +20.48%
Cumbria - 1 £26,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) PHP
3 12 (41.38%) MySQL
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
5 9 (31.03%) Apache
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) UNIX
7 6 (20.69%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) C
7 6 (20.69%) C++
7 6 (20.69%) VPN
7 6 (20.69%) Nagios
7 6 (20.69%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (20.69%) CentOS
7 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
7 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
8 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
8 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
8 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Ruby
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) HPUX
9 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
9 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 9 (31.03%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
3 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) VPN
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) PSTN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) RTP
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.45%) SSH
4 1 (3.45%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.45%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
2 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) HACMP
2 1 (3.45%) BBC
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 6 (20.69%) CentOS
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Windows
5 4 (13.79%) HPUX
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Tru64
6 1 (3.45%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
1 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (20.69%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
2 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Fault Management
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) High Availability
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) PHP
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) C
2 6 (20.69%) C++
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby
3 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) RHCE
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Kamailio
3 1 (3.45%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Nagios
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) logstash
3 1 (3.45%) Kibana
3 1 (3.45%) Cacti
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Capita Managed Services - BBC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago