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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 84 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 26 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.75% 1.33% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.40% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
1445 1716 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.31% 95.17% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1490 1672
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 20 April 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (68.57%) Perl
3 22 (62.86%) UNIX
4 21 (60.00%) Python
5 20 (57.14%) Bash Shell
6 13 (37.14%) CentOS
7 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
7 11 (31.43%) MySQL
8 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 10 (28.57%) DNS
8 10 (28.57%) Firewall
8 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
9 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
10 8 (22.86%) Debian
10 8 (22.86%) Web Services
10 8 (22.86%) Apache
11 7 (20.00%) PHP
12 6 (17.14%) Puppet
12 6 (17.14%) Oracle
12 6 (17.14%) Windows
12 6 (17.14%) Solaris
12 6 (17.14%) Internet
13 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 5 (14.29%) VMware
13 5 (14.29%) DHCP
13 5 (14.29%) HTTP
13 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.86%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.86%) Zope
4 1 (2.86%) Plone
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) Internet
3 5 (14.29%) HTTP
3 5 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) FTP
4 3 (8.57%) SNMP
4 3 (8.57%) SMTP
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.71%) InfiniBand
5 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) SSL
6 1 (2.86%) SSH
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Electronics
1 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Internet of Things
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) UNIX
3 13 (37.14%) CentOS
4 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
5 8 (22.86%) Debian
6 6 (17.14%) Windows
6 6 (17.14%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) DNA
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Perl
2 21 (60.00%) Python
3 20 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 7 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) LPIC
3 1 (2.86%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) NFS
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.86%) KVM
3 1 (2.86%) iptables
3 1 (2.86%) Postfix
3 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Google
5 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.71%) Isilon
6 2 (5.71%) Vertica
6 2 (5.71%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Sun
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
Cambridge
Computer Futures
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