The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 100 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 25 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.38% 1.40% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.45% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 39
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1929 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.88% 96.21% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1688 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Administrator
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 17 (48.57%) Windows
4 16 (45.71%) VLAN
4 16 (45.71%) Degree
5 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
6 10 (28.57%) UNIX
7 8 (22.86%) CentOS
8 7 (20.00%) Python
9 6 (17.14%) Perl
9 6 (17.14%) MySQL
10 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 5 (14.29%) Nagios
10 5 (14.29%) Ubuntu
10 5 (14.29%) Bourne shell
10 5 (14.29%) Puppet
11 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
11 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (11.43%) Finance
11 4 (11.43%) Debian
11 4 (11.43%) RHCE
11 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.43%) DNS
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle
11 4 (11.43%) Solaris
12 3 (8.57%) ITIL
12 3 (8.57%) LDAP
12 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
12 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) VLAN
3 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) LDAP
5 2 (5.71%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
6 1 (2.86%) SAN
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) SSL
6 1 (2.86%) FTP
6 1 (2.86%) RIP
6 1 (2.86%) IPsec
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
1 1 (2.86%) Open Source
1 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) UNIX
4 8 (22.86%) CentOS
5 5 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Debian
6 4 (11.43%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) SELinux
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.71%) Information Security
3 2 (5.71%) BCP
3 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.86%) Change Control
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Database Tuning
4 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) Bourne shell
4 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Nagios
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Munin
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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