The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 86 81 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 35 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.97% 2.18% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.34% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 15
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £34,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,200 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1680 1538 1745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.44% 93.10% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1351 1513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (51.56%) Red Hat
3 25 (39.06%) Perl
3 25 (39.06%) CentOS
3 25 (39.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (37.50%) UNIX
5 21 (32.81%) ITIL
6 20 (31.25%) Windows
6 20 (31.25%) Firewall
7 18 (28.13%) VLAN
7 18 (28.13%) Degree
8 16 (25.00%) Python
9 15 (23.44%) Oracle
9 15 (23.44%) VMware
10 14 (21.88%) RHCE
11 13 (20.31%) DNS
11 13 (20.31%) vSphere
11 13 (20.31%) Bash Shell
12 12 (18.75%) VMware ESX
12 12 (18.75%) Apache
12 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
13 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
13 11 (17.19%) Puppet
13 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
14 10 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (15.63%) Migration
14 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
14 10 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (15.63%) PKI

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 12 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) Firewall
2 18 (28.13%) VLAN
3 13 (20.31%) DNS
4 10 (15.63%) DHCP
5 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.69%) LDAP
7 2 (3.13%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.56%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.56%) IPsec
8 1 (1.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) RIP
8 1 (1.56%) SSL
8 1 (1.56%) SAN
8 1 (1.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) JIRA
1 8 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (14.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) PKI
2 2 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (1.56%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.56%) HACMP
3 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (39.06%) CentOS
2 25 (39.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (37.50%) UNIX
4 20 (31.25%) Windows
5 9 (14.06%) Ubuntu
6 8 (12.50%) Debian
7 5 (7.81%) Solaris
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.13%) SELinux
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.56%) HPUX
9 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
3 10 (15.63%) Migration
3 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
3 10 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.50%) ERP
5 7 (10.94%) DevOps
6 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.13%) Information Security
7 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) BCP
7 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.56%) Change Control
8 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Perl
2 16 (25.00%) Python
3 13 (20.31%) Bash Shell
4 10 (15.63%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.81%) Bourne shell
6 2 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Degree
2 14 (21.88%) RHCE
3 10 (15.63%) OCP
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) vSphere
2 12 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.56%) NFS
6 1 (1.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Puppet
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (15.63%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (12.50%) SCCM
3 8 (12.50%) SCOM
4 5 (7.81%) Nagios
5 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.13%) Ansible
6 2 (3.13%) Munin
6 2 (3.13%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Red Hat
2 15 (23.44%) VMware
2 15 (23.44%) Oracle
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.63%) EMC
5 8 (12.50%) SAP
5 8 (12.50%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.13%) Splunk
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.56%) HP
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