The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 - 76
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.31% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £35,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,320 - £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,680 - £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 619 636 692
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.82% 96.66% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 566 541 591
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in the North East

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in the North East

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 - 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 North East region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (66.67%) SLA
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Intel
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (22.22%) Abaqus
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Puppet
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux-HA
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Abaqus
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Linux-HA
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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