Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 July 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 West
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 284 309
Rank change year-on-year -37 +25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 54 54 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 43
North West median annual salary £34,500 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -15.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £22,800 £26,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,625 £45,650
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 12644 11273 12823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.61% 97.53% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10343 9489 10323
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in the North West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in the North West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the North West over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in the North West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
Manchester +6 53 £34,500 +13.11% 4
Cheshire -31 2 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Merseyside -19 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (50.00%) Unix
3 25 (46.30%) Puppet
4 23 (42.59%) Red Hat
5 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (35.19%) VMware
6 19 (35.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (35.19%) DevOps
7 18 (33.33%) LAMP
7 18 (33.33%) Apache
8 17 (31.48%) SQL
9 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
9 16 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (27.78%) MySQL
11 12 (22.22%) HPUX
11 12 (22.22%) CentOS
12 11 (20.37%) nginx
12 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
12 11 (20.37%) iPad
12 11 (20.37%) Perl
12 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
12 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.52%) Nagios
13 10 (18.52%) High Availability
14 9 (16.67%) Ansible
14 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (16.67%) Solaris
14 9 (16.67%) Windows
15 8 (14.81%) AIX
15 8 (14.81%) Degree

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (33.33%) Apache
2 11 (20.37%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
1 6 (11.11%) LDAP
1 6 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) MySQL
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
1 4 (7.41%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) LAMP
2 6 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (9.26%) JRuby
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.85%) REST
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) iPad
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (50.00%) Unix
3 19 (35.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (22.22%) CentOS
4 12 (22.22%) HPUX
5 9 (16.67%) Solaris
5 9 (16.67%) Windows
6 8 (14.81%) AIX
7 6 (11.11%) Debian
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 5 (9.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) DevOps
3 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 10 (18.52%) High Availability
5 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
5 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.26%) Identity Management
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.41%) Open Source
9 3 (5.56%) Analytics
9 3 (5.56%) Coaching
9 3 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (5.56%) Product Management
10 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL
11 1 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
2 11 (20.37%) Perl
3 6 (11.11%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.56%) Ruby
5 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) KVM
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) vSphere
3 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) NFS
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (46.30%) Puppet
2 16 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (18.52%) Nagios
4 9 (16.67%) Ansible
5 3 (5.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Red Hat
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.56%) HP
5 3 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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