The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
England / West Midlands
Rank 196 209 205
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.48% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 8
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +11.51%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4610 5594 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.34% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4640 4223
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry +16 4 £34,500 -2.81%
Shropshire -6 2 - - 1
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Linux 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 West Midlands region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Replication
5 5 (41.67%) Nagios
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) NetApp
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) NFS
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) HPUX
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) SaaS
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) CentOS
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) Marketing

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) HPUX
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) VyOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Postfix
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Vyatta