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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 224 223 210
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 9 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 16
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,310
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -0.76%
Linux 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 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
5562 5495 5255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.72% 95.73% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4424 4529 4353
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 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
Shropshire -5 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Birmingham -19 1 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Coventry - 1 £22,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
3 12 (54.55%) Unix
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (40.91%) Apache
5 9 (40.91%) Puppet
6 8 (36.36%) LAMP
6 8 (36.36%) DevOps
7 7 (31.82%) 3PAR
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) AIX
7 7 (31.82%) HPUX
7 7 (31.82%) Solaris
7 7 (31.82%) MySQL
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) Perl
8 6 (27.27%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) CentOS
9 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
10 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 4 (18.18%) nginx
10 4 (18.18%) HP Superdome
10 4 (18.18%) High Availability
10 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 4 (18.18%) iptables

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 9 (40.91%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) nginx
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) LAMP
2 4 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.55%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) HP Superdome
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Unix
3 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (31.82%) AIX
4 7 (31.82%) HPUX
4 7 (31.82%) Solaris
5 5 (22.73%) CentOS
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.55%) Android
8 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) iptables
2 2 (9.09%) NFS
2 2 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (18.18%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
2 7 (31.82%) 3PAR
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Cognizant
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) New Relic
6 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago