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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 205 204 179
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 6 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 20
Average salary £44,000 £28,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.38% -7.31%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
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
5126 5229 4617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.73% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4249 4442 3951
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 27 August 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
(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
Warwickshire - 6 £44,000 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) PowerHA
4 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) VMS
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (14.29%) Sphinx
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) VMS
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
1 3 (42.86%) PowerHA
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago