The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 211 208 209
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 6
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +54.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Linux Systems 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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
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 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the West Midlands region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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 - 3 £27,500 -
Warwickshire -19 1 £45,000 +2.27%
Solihull - 1 £21,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) PHP
3 15 (45.45%) UNIX
4 14 (42.42%) Apache
5 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
6 12 (36.36%) Java
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 11 (33.33%) VMware
8 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (27.27%) DevOps
9 9 (27.27%) Rackspace
10 8 (24.24%) Puppet
10 8 (24.24%) CentOS
10 8 (24.24%) HP
11 7 (21.21%) Solaris
11 7 (21.21%) SLA
11 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
11 7 (21.21%) Firewall
11 7 (21.21%) .NET
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle
11 7 (21.21%) Web Services
11 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
11 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (21.21%) Google
11 7 (21.21%) IaaS
11 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
11 7 (21.21%) Joyent
11 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (42.42%) Apache
2 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
3 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
4 5 (15.15%) GlassFish
4 5 (15.15%) 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%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) HTTP
3 5 (15.15%) LDAP
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) SSL
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
2 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
5 1 (3.03%) LPAR
5 1 (3.03%) HP Superdome
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) UNIX
3 8 (24.24%) CentOS
4 7 (21.21%) Solaris
5 6 (18.18%) Windows
5 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.06%) HPUX
9 1 (3.03%) AIX
9 1 (3.03%) VMS
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.03%) Debian
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
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%) ITIL
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%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Server Hardening
7 1 (3.03%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) PHP
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
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%) 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 5 (15.15%) 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 8 (24.24%) HP
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Google
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
7 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
7 2 (6.06%) New Relic
8 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
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