The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 70 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.48% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.99% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
Linux Administrator
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
597 609 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.98% 94.13% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 521 536 331
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Northampton region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Northampton

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) LPIC
2 2 (66.67%) LPAR
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) PowerHA
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) LPAR
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) LPIC
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) PowerHA
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) F5