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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 236 206 205
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 14
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
5867 5536 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.24% 96.85% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4606 4614 4404
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +12 8 £22,500 -40.00% 2
Warwickshire -2 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Worcestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Apache
3 20 (54.05%) Tomcat
3 20 (54.05%) Firewall
3 20 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (48.65%) CentOS
5 17 (45.95%) Python
6 16 (43.24%) Puppet
7 15 (40.54%) DevOps
7 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
8 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
9 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
9 13 (35.14%) LAMP
9 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
10 12 (32.43%) MySQL
10 12 (32.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (29.73%) Perl
12 10 (27.03%) JBoss
12 10 (27.03%) LAN
12 10 (27.03%) WAN
12 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
12 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
12 10 (27.03%) Ansible
13 9 (24.32%) Java
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle
14 8 (21.62%) Xen
14 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
14 8 (21.62%) Travis CI

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 25 (67.57%) Apache
2 20 (54.05%) Tomcat
3 10 (27.03%) JBoss
4 4 (10.81%) nginx
5 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) LAN
2 10 (27.03%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) HTTP
4 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 2 (5.41%) PBX
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) InfluxDB
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.62%) Travis CI
3 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) LAMP
2 4 (10.81%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.41%) ELK Stack
4 2 (5.41%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) HP Superdome
1 1 (2.70%) PKI
1 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (48.65%) CentOS
4 7 (18.92%) Unix
5 6 (16.22%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) HPUX
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
1 15 (40.54%) DevOps
2 12 (32.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) High Availability
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Microservices
7 2 (5.41%) Server Building
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.70%) Change Management
8 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
3 11 (29.73%) Perl
4 9 (24.32%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Xen
2 4 (10.81%) iptables
3 3 (8.11%) KVM
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Docker
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Puppet
2 10 (27.03%) Ansible
3 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.81%) HAProxy
5 3 (8.11%) logstash
6 2 (5.41%) Grafana
6 2 (5.41%) Icinga
6 2 (5.41%) Kibana
6 2 (5.41%) Nagios
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) Cognizant
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Qualys
5 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) New Relic
COVENTRY
University of Warwick
Salary: £30,000 - £37000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
COVENTRY
University of Warwick
Salary: 37000
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: On-call, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago