The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 192 194 188
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 4767 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.17% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3993 3869
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Administrator
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
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Birmingham +3 1 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (70.00%) MySQL
4 7 (70.00%) Apache
5 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 6 (60.00%) Debian
6 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (50.00%) Apache Solr
6 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (50.00%) Python
6 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (50.00%) Perl
6 5 (50.00%) PHP
6 5 (50.00%) SAN
7 4 (40.00%) Sun
7 4 (40.00%) LAMP
7 4 (40.00%) Nagios
7 4 (40.00%) Java
7 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 4 (40.00%) Varnish
7 4 (40.00%) Postfix
7 4 (40.00%) Sendmail
7 4 (40.00%) nginx
7 4 (40.00%) CentOS
7 4 (40.00%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (40.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Debian
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (40.00%) CentOS
6 4 (40.00%) SELinux
7 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (10.00%) FreeBSD
7 1 (10.00%) AIX
7 1 (10.00%) HPUX
7 1 (10.00%) Solaris
7 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Varnish
2 4 (40.00%) Postfix
2 4 (40.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago