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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 112 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 0.78% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.81% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 7
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1460 1607 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.87% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1279 1204
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 5 (31.25%) Puppet
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Python
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 4 (25.00%) SMTP
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) NFS
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) CentOS
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Network Management
8 3 (18.75%) Nagios
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) Perl
8 3 (18.75%) Apache

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) HTTP
3 4 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
6 1 (6.25%) Ethereal
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) SNMP
6 1 (6.25%) SSH
6 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Biology
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) RHCE
2 1 (6.25%) RHCT
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) Dovecot
4 1 (6.25%) Samba
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Teradata
5 2 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
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