Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 100 71
Rank change year-on-year +21 -29 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.66% 0.79% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.84% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 26
Merseyside median annual salary £43,500 £29,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.72% -2.50% -40.00%
10th Percentile £36,200 £22,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £51,100 £57,500 £32,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% -3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 864 1,186 929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 93.68% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 688 872 711
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £56,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Merseyside

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Merseyside

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Merseyside

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +17 3 £45,000 +53.85% 3
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
6 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Node.js

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) VMware