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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 214 239 254
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 18 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 13
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
5509 6281 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.71% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5011 5513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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
Cheshire +32 9 £32,500 - 1
Manchester -7 9 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (58.18%) MySQL
3 26 (47.27%) CentOS
3 26 (47.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (41.82%) Web Services
5 23 (41.82%) Java
5 23 (41.82%) Change Management
6 22 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 22 (40.00%) Puppet
7 21 (38.18%) Shell Script
7 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (36.36%) Network Design
8 20 (36.36%) Security Management
8 20 (36.36%) Statistics
9 12 (21.82%) Apache
10 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (18.18%) VMware
11 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
11 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
12 9 (16.36%) Service Management
12 9 (16.36%) Perl
13 8 (14.55%) SLA
13 8 (14.55%) LAMP
13 8 (14.55%) Server Building
13 8 (14.55%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (14.55%) nginx
13 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
14 7 (12.73%) LAPP Stack

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 8 (14.55%) nginx
3 2 (3.64%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) SSH
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) LDAP
3 3 (5.45%) Network Security
3 3 (5.45%) SSL
4 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (58.18%) MySQL
2 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) Web Services
2 8 (14.55%) LAMP
2 8 (14.55%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (12.73%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) Gearman
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Statistics
2 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (47.27%) CentOS
2 26 (47.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Ubuntu
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) Unix
5 3 (5.45%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.82%) Debian
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Change Management
2 22 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (36.36%) Network Design
4 20 (36.36%) Security Management
5 9 (16.36%) Service Management
6 8 (14.55%) Server Building
7 6 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps
8 2 (3.64%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Server Hardening
8 2 (3.64%) Web Operations
9 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.82%) Data Management
9 1 (1.82%) DNA
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL
9 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.36%) Perl
4 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.91%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) SQL
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO27005
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Postfix
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) iptables
3 1 (1.82%) Varnish
3 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 10 (18.18%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
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