The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 105 100 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 8 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.50% 0.56% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.58% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 38
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Linux Administrator
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1531 1387 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.27% 96.45% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1165 1433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 15 (53.57%) Perl
2 15 (53.57%) CentOS
3 13 (46.43%) Oracle
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) DNS
4 12 (42.86%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) Firewall
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) DHCP
5 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
6 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (28.57%) Apache
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 8 (28.57%) Migration
7 8 (28.57%) RHCE
8 7 (25.00%) SAN
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (25.00%) SAP
8 7 (25.00%) ERP
8 7 (25.00%) SCOM
8 7 (25.00%) NAS
9 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
9 6 (21.43%) DevOps
9 6 (21.43%) NFS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) iPlanet
3 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 7 (25.00%) NAS
4 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) Internet
5 3 (10.71%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) SNMP
6 2 (7.14%) FTP
6 2 (7.14%) LDAP
6 2 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (7.14%) SMTP
6 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.14%) InfiniBand
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (7.14%) Electronics
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) PKI
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) CentOS
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
7 5 (17.86%) Solaris
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.14%) Debian
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
1 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.00%) ERP
3 6 (21.43%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.14%) DNA
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Perl
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) RHCE
2 3 (10.71%) OCP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) NFS
3 4 (14.29%) Sendmail
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCOM
2 5 (17.86%) Puppet
3 4 (14.29%) CFEngine
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM
6 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 13 (46.43%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) SAP
6 6 (21.43%) HP
7 5 (17.86%) EMC
8 4 (14.29%) IBM
8 4 (14.29%) Dell
8 4 (14.29%) Vertica
9 2 (7.14%) Isilon
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco
9 2 (7.14%) Sun
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