The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 April 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 202 243
Rank change year-on-year -34 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 22 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.59% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 16
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.87% -  

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 6230 5552 6379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.71% 96.96% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5184 4681 5078
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,671
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 22 April 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 3 months to 22 April 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
Manchester -15 22 £35,750 -12.80% 2
Cheshire -11 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Unix
3 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
3 14 (48.28%) CentOS
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) Solaris
5 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
5 9 (31.03%) DevOps
6 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (27.59%) AIX
6 8 (27.59%) HPUX
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) MySQL
6 8 (27.59%) Nagios
7 7 (24.14%) Perl
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) Puppet
7 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
8 6 (20.69%) SAN
8 6 (20.69%) Debian
9 5 (17.24%) LAMP
9 5 (17.24%) Clustering
9 5 (17.24%) IBM
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring

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 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) OpenVPN
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) CentOS
2 14 (48.28%) Unix
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Solaris
5 8 (27.59%) AIX
5 8 (27.59%) HPUX
6 6 (20.69%) Debian
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
7 5 (17.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) DevOps
2 5 (17.24%) High Availability
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Coaching
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Product Management
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Perl
4 4 (13.79%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) KVM
4 2 (6.90%) NFS
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Nagios
2 7 (24.14%) Puppet
3 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.34%) Ansible
5 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
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Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago