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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 195 205 200
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 18 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.019% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.020% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Birmingham - 4 £30,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £21,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) PHP
3 14 (56.00%) Apache
3 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (48.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (40.00%) UNIX
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 8 (32.00%) Puppet
7 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (32.00%) DevOps
7 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (28.00%) SLA
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) HP
8 7 (28.00%) Google
8 7 (28.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (28.00%) Ansible
8 7 (28.00%) OpenStack
8 7 (28.00%) Joyent
8 7 (28.00%) Rackspace
8 7 (28.00%) IaaS
8 7 (28.00%) Vagrant
8 7 (28.00%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (28.00%) Public Cloud
9 6 (24.00%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (56.00%) Apache
1 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (20.00%) JBoss
3 5 (20.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (28.00%) Joyent
1 7 (28.00%) IaaS
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.00%) LDAP
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) PHP
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (24.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) RHCE
1 1 (4.00%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Samba
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Puppet
1 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (28.00%) Ansible
2 7 (28.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (12.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) Google
2 7 (28.00%) Rackspace
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago