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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 213 197 197
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 26 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 15
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
5971 5160 4832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.26% 96.90% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4733 4375 4040
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Coventry +13 13 £42,500 +12.58% 2
Warwickshire -16 2 £36,000 -20.00%
Birmingham -22 1 £27,500 -9.83%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) Apache
2 23 (60.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (52.63%) Tomcat
4 18 (47.37%) Firewall
5 17 (44.74%) Python
5 17 (44.74%) CentOS
6 16 (42.11%) DevOps
6 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 15 (39.47%) Puppet
8 13 (34.21%) Bash Shell
8 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
8 13 (34.21%) Oracle
8 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
9 12 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (28.95%) LAMP
10 11 (28.95%) MySQL
10 11 (28.95%) Unix
11 10 (26.32%) JBoss
11 10 (26.32%) Perl
11 10 (26.32%) LAN
11 10 (26.32%) WAN
11 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
11 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 10 (26.32%) Ansible
12 9 (23.68%) Java
13 8 (21.05%) Xen
13 8 (21.05%) Travis CI
13 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database

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 23 (60.53%) Apache
2 20 (52.63%) Tomcat
3 10 (26.32%) JBoss
4 3 (7.89%) nginx
5 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) LAN
2 10 (26.32%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.26%) HTTP
5 2 (5.26%) LDAP
5 2 (5.26%) PBX
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) InfluxDB
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Travis CI
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
3 3 (7.89%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) LAMP
2 3 (7.89%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (5.26%) ELK Stack
3 2 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) HP Superdome
3 1 (2.63%) LPAR
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (44.74%) CentOS
4 11 (28.95%) Unix
5 5 (13.16%) HPUX
5 5 (13.16%) Windows
6 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.89%) SUSE
8 2 (5.26%) AIX
8 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) DevOps
2 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
3 12 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.89%) ERP
7 3 (7.89%) High Availability
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Server Building
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.26%) Microservices
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Python
2 13 (34.21%) Bash Shell
3 10 (26.32%) Perl
4 9 (23.68%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Xen
2 3 (7.89%) iptables
2 3 (7.89%) KVM
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Puppet
2 10 (26.32%) Ansible
3 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) HAProxy
4 3 (7.89%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.26%) Grafana
5 2 (5.26%) Icinga
5 2 (5.26%) Kibana
5 2 (5.26%) logstash
5 2 (5.26%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Foglight
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 13 (34.21%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) SAP
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.26%) Cognizant
6 2 (5.26%) Qualys
7 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
Coventry
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 26 days ago