The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 210 207 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 17 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.10% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 12
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £43,000 £42,105
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Birmingham -2 7 £27,500 -1.78% 1
Shropshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £27,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
3 11 (40.74%) DevOps
3 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle
3 11 (40.74%) Apache
3 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
4 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 9 (33.33%) MySQL
5 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 7 (25.93%) LAMP
6 7 (25.93%) Unix
7 6 (22.22%) JBoss
7 6 (22.22%) HPUX
7 6 (22.22%) HP
7 6 (22.22%) VMware
8 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
8 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 5 (18.52%) Python
8 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) PHP
8 5 (18.52%) Puppet
8 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) CentOS
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) KVM

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (40.74%) Apache
2 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (22.22%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) Zimbra
5 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) LDAP
4 2 (7.41%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) LAMP
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) HP Superdome
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) LPAR
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 6 (22.22%) HPUX
5 5 (18.52%) CentOS
6 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) AIX
7 3 (11.11%) Solaris
7 3 (11.11%) SUSE
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
2 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) ERP
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Server Building
3 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Coaching
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
2 5 (18.52%) PHP
2 5 (18.52%) Python
2 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) KVM
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Xen
4 2 (7.41%) Corosync
4 2 (7.41%) Dovecot
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ansible
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Pacemaker
4 1 (3.70%) Foglight
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
1 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Sage
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
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