The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 226 236
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 36 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.53% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 16
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -20.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5388 4656 4994
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in the North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in the North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in the North West

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -4 36 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.00%) Unix
3 22 (44.00%) Puppet
4 19 (38.00%) Red Hat
4 19 (38.00%) VMware
5 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (34.00%) Apache
6 17 (34.00%) SQL
6 17 (34.00%) DevOps
7 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (32.00%) LAMP
8 15 (30.00%) MySQL
9 14 (28.00%) Configuration Management
10 12 (24.00%) HPUX
10 12 (24.00%) CentOS
10 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
11 11 (22.00%) nginx
11 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (22.00%) Perl
12 10 (20.00%) Nagios
12 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (20.00%) High Availability
13 9 (18.00%) iPad
13 9 (18.00%) Ansible
13 9 (18.00%) Solaris
13 9 (18.00%) Windows
14 8 (16.00%) AIX
15 7 (14.00%) Test Automation

Linux Systems 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 17 (34.00%) Apache
2 11 (22.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) LDAP
1 6 (12.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) MySQL
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) LAMP
2 6 (12.00%) CSS
3 5 (10.00%) JRuby
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) iPad
2 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.00%) Unix
3 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (24.00%) CentOS
4 12 (24.00%) HPUX
5 9 (18.00%) Solaris
5 9 (18.00%) Windows
6 8 (16.00%) AIX
7 6 (12.00%) Debian
7 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) DevOps
3 14 (28.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.00%) High Availability
5 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Open Source
8 3 (6.00%) Analytics
8 3 (6.00%) Coaching
8 3 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (6.00%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (6.00%) Product Management
9 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL
10 1 (2.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (22.00%) Perl
4 6 (12.00%) Python
5 5 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
6 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) KVM
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.00%) vSphere
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) NFS
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (44.00%) Puppet
2 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (20.00%) Nagios
4 9 (18.00%) Ansible
5 3 (6.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Red Hat
1 19 (38.00%) VMware
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) NetApp
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