The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 89 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 1.03% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.07% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 28
Median salary £47,500 £37,400 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.00% -14.02%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
1124 1406 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.73% 96.50% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1247 1326
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) Puppet
4 7 (63.64%) CentOS
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Ubuntu
4 7 (63.64%) Perl
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) LDAP
5 6 (54.55%) NFS
5 6 (54.55%) Samba
5 6 (54.55%) Open Source
5 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
6 5 (45.45%) Ruby
6 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (45.45%) Ansible
6 5 (45.45%) DevOps
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (36.36%) Debian
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle
7 4 (36.36%) Apache
7 4 (36.36%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) XML
8 3 (27.27%) SSL
8 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 3 (27.27%) VMS

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) IMAP
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (27.27%) WPA
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Buildbot
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (27.27%) SAML
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Biology
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) CentOS
2 7 (63.64%) Ubuntu
3 4 (36.36%) Debian
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) VMS
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
3 3 (27.27%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) NFS
2 6 (54.55%) Samba
3 3 (27.27%) Postfix
3 3 (27.27%) Sendmail
3 3 (27.27%) Shibboleth
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) Ansible
2 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) Ganglia
3 3 (27.27%) Nagios
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (18.18%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) HP