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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 89 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 17 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.21% 1.82% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.93% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 28
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £41,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,330 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +0.82%
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
1332 1711 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.54% 94.43% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1330 1295
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (75.00%) Python
3 27 (67.50%) Perl
4 22 (55.00%) Apache
5 19 (47.50%) UNIX
6 18 (45.00%) Firewall
6 18 (45.00%) Red Hat
7 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
8 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (32.50%) VMware
9 13 (32.50%) CentOS
9 13 (32.50%) Windows
10 12 (30.00%) MySQL
10 12 (30.00%) DNS
10 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (27.50%) Load Balancing
11 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
12 10 (25.00%) Debian
13 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
13 9 (22.50%) Web Services
14 8 (20.00%) PHP
15 7 (17.50%) SQL
15 7 (17.50%) LDAP
15 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
15 7 (17.50%) SSL
15 7 (17.50%) Digital Marketing
15 7 (17.50%) Marketing
15 7 (17.50%) DevOps
16 6 (15.00%) vSphere

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (55.00%) Apache
2 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) Zope
4 3 (7.50%) Plone
5 2 (5.00%) nginx
5 2 (5.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) JBoss
6 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
3 7 (17.50%) SSL
3 7 (17.50%) LDAP
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
4 5 (12.50%) HTTP
5 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) SSH
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) SMTP
6 2 (5.00%) DHCP
6 2 (5.00%) FTP
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.50%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) UNIX
3 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (32.50%) CentOS
4 13 (32.50%) Windows
5 10 (25.00%) Debian
6 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Load Balancing
2 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.50%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (17.50%) DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Open Source
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) SEO
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Python
2 27 (67.50%) Perl
3 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
4 8 (20.00%) PHP
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.50%) Java
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) RHCE
2 1 (2.50%) LPIC
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.00%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.50%) Postfix
4 4 (10.00%) qmail
5 2 (5.00%) Varnish
5 2 (5.00%) Dovecot
5 2 (5.00%) NFS
6 1 (2.50%) KVM
6 1 (2.50%) iptables
6 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.00%) systemd
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) F5
6 3 (7.50%) Rackspace
6 3 (7.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
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