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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 85 89 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 23 34 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 1.85% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.94% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 18
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1353 1752 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.75% 95.22% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1471 1518
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 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 29 May 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) Perl
2 24 (64.86%) Python
3 21 (56.76%) UNIX
3 21 (56.76%) Bash Shell
4 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (32.43%) CentOS
4 12 (32.43%) Apache
4 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
4 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
5 11 (29.73%) Firewall
6 10 (27.03%) Web Services
6 10 (27.03%) MySQL
7 9 (24.32%) Debian
8 8 (21.62%) Ubuntu
8 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
8 8 (21.62%) DNS
8 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
8 8 (21.62%) PHP
9 7 (18.92%) VMware
10 6 (16.22%) Oracle
10 6 (16.22%) Solaris
10 6 (16.22%) Degree
11 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.51%) Puppet
11 5 (13.51%) DevOps
11 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
11 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.81%) Internet

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (32.43%) Apache
1 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Zope
3 1 (2.70%) Plone
3 1 (2.70%) iPlanet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) Internet
3 4 (10.81%) HTTP
4 3 (8.11%) SSL
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) SSH
6 1 (2.70%) FTP
6 1 (2.70%) SMTP
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) SNMP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Informatics
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) Replication
1 1 (2.70%) Clustering
1 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) UNIX
3 12 (32.43%) CentOS
4 9 (24.32%) Debian
5 8 (21.62%) Ubuntu
6 6 (16.22%) Solaris
7 4 (10.81%) Windows
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) DevOps
2 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
2 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Open Source
6 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.70%) Line Management
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) Perl
1 24 (64.86%) Python
2 21 (56.76%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.62%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) LPIC
2 1 (2.70%) RHCE
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Postfix
2 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
2 1 (2.70%) KVM
2 1 (2.70%) iptables
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Rackspace
4 4 (10.81%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Vertica
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago