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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 205 204 203
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 15 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 6
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
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
5411 5080 5137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.15% 94.42% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4514 4278 4312
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
Staffordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Birmingham -6 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Coventry - 1 £37,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £21,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) PHP
3 16 (48.48%) Apache
4 15 (45.45%) UNIX
5 14 (42.42%) Tomcat
6 13 (39.39%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
8 11 (33.33%) VMware
9 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (27.27%) Rackspace
10 9 (27.27%) DevOps
11 8 (24.24%) CentOS
11 8 (24.24%) Puppet
12 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
12 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (21.21%) Google
12 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (21.21%) Public Cloud
12 7 (21.21%) IaaS
12 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
12 7 (21.21%) Joyent
12 7 (21.21%) Vagrant
12 7 (21.21%) Ansible
12 7 (21.21%) Firewall
12 7 (21.21%) HP
12 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
12 7 (21.21%) .NET
12 7 (21.21%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 16 (48.48%) Apache
2 14 (42.42%) Tomcat
3 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
4 6 (18.18%) GlassFish
4 6 (18.18%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) nginx
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (21.21%) Joyent
1 7 (21.21%) IaaS
1 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) HTTP
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) LDAP
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 5 (15.15%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) Memcached
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Public Cloud
2 6 (18.18%) Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) UNIX
3 8 (24.24%) CentOS
4 7 (21.21%) Windows
5 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Solaris
6 5 (15.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) HPUX
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 9 (27.27%) DevOps
3 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Server Building
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.03%) Release Management
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) PHP
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.15%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) RHCE
1 1 (3.03%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.03%) Samba
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (24.24%) Puppet
3 7 (21.21%) Vagrant
3 7 (21.21%) Ansible
4 6 (18.18%) Nagios
5 2 (6.06%) logstash
6 1 (3.03%) Foglight
6 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Rackspace
3 7 (21.21%) Google
3 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.06%) New Relic
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago