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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 82 74 93
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 33 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.82% 2.29% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.44% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 23
Average salary £43,500 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.95% -6.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,330 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.82% +14.28%
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
1711 1478 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.43% 93.84% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1292 1639
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (56.72%) Red Hat
3 32 (47.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (46.27%) CentOS
5 30 (44.78%) Perl
6 24 (35.82%) UNIX
7 23 (34.33%) ITIL
7 23 (34.33%) VMware
8 21 (31.34%) Oracle
9 20 (29.85%) Windows
9 20 (29.85%) Oracle Database
10 19 (28.36%) Apache
10 19 (28.36%) DNS
10 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
10 19 (28.36%) RHCE
11 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
11 17 (25.37%) Firewall
11 17 (25.37%) Migration
11 17 (25.37%) SQL
11 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
11 17 (25.37%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (25.37%) Degree
12 16 (23.88%) VLAN
12 16 (23.88%) vSphere
12 16 (23.88%) DHCP
13 15 (22.39%) Python
13 15 (22.39%) VMware ESX
14 14 (20.90%) Oracle EBS
14 14 (20.90%) ERP
14 14 (20.90%) SAP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (28.36%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) iPlanet
2 2 (2.99%) nginx
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) DNS
2 17 (25.37%) Firewall
3 16 (23.88%) VLAN
3 16 (23.88%) DHCP
4 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.48%) LDAP
6 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.49%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.49%) RIP
6 1 (1.49%) OSPF
6 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.45%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (11.94%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (16.42%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) PKI
2 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.49%) Open Source
3 1 (1.49%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (47.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (46.27%) CentOS
4 24 (35.82%) UNIX
5 20 (29.85%) Windows
6 10 (14.93%) Ubuntu
7 8 (11.94%) Debian
8 4 (5.97%) Solaris
9 2 (2.99%) SELinux
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.49%) AIX
10 1 (1.49%) HPUX
10 1 (1.49%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) ITIL
2 17 (25.37%) Migration
2 17 (25.37%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (20.90%) ERP
4 13 (19.40%) Data Analysis
5 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
6 8 (11.94%) DevOps
7 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.99%) BCP
8 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.99%) Information Security
8 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) Perl
2 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
3 15 (22.39%) Python
4 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.97%) Bourne shell
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) Java
8 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) RHCE
2 17 (25.37%) Degree
3 13 (19.40%) OCP
3 13 (19.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.88%) vSphere
3 15 (22.39%) VMware ESX
4 13 (19.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.48%) NFS
6 2 (2.99%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.49%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) SCOM
2 13 (19.40%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (17.91%) Puppet
4 10 (14.93%) SCCM
5 4 (5.97%) CFEngine
6 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.48%) Ansible
7 2 (2.99%) Nagios
8 1 (1.49%) Munin
8 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Red Hat
2 23 (34.33%) VMware
3 21 (31.34%) Oracle
4 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.90%) SAP
6 13 (19.40%) EMC
7 8 (11.94%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.48%) IBM
8 3 (4.48%) HP
9 2 (2.99%) Dell
9 2 (2.99%) Vertica
9 2 (2.99%) Splunk
10 1 (1.49%) Sun
10 1 (1.49%) Symantec
10 1 (1.49%) NetApp
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