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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 91 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 1.95% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 2.06% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 31
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,120 £42,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 31 July 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (73.33%) Python
3 29 (64.44%) Perl
4 24 (53.33%) UNIX
5 22 (48.89%) Apache
6 20 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 19 (42.22%) Firewall
7 19 (42.22%) Bash Shell
8 16 (35.56%) Tomcat
9 14 (31.11%) CentOS
10 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (28.89%) MySQL
11 12 (26.67%) Windows
11 12 (26.67%) DNS
11 12 (26.67%) VMware
11 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
12 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (24.44%) Debian
13 10 (22.22%) Web Services
14 9 (20.00%) PHP
14 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
15 8 (17.78%) Oracle
16 7 (15.56%) Marketing
16 7 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
16 7 (15.56%) DevOps
16 7 (15.56%) SQL
16 7 (15.56%) SSL
16 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
16 7 (15.56%) Shell Script

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (48.89%) Apache
2 16 (35.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) Zope
4 3 (6.67%) Plone
5 2 (4.44%) nginx
5 2 (4.44%) CMS
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) DNS
3 7 (15.56%) SSL
3 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.33%) LDAP
5 5 (11.11%) SAN
6 4 (8.89%) HTTP
7 3 (6.67%) SSH
8 2 (4.44%) SMTP
8 2 (4.44%) DHCP
8 2 (4.44%) FTP
9 1 (2.22%) LAN
9 1 (2.22%) SNMP
9 1 (2.22%) VPN
9 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.56%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) NHS
1 1 (2.22%) DTV
1 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.22%) Replication
1 1 (2.22%) Clustering
1 1 (2.22%) Informatics
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (53.33%) UNIX
3 14 (31.11%) CentOS
4 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (26.67%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) Debian
7 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 6 (13.33%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (15.56%) DevOps
4 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Open Source
6 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 1 (2.22%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.22%) Line Management
8 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.22%) SEO
8 1 (2.22%) Migration
8 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) Python
2 29 (64.44%) Perl
3 19 (42.22%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.00%) PHP
5 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) RHCE
2 1 (2.22%) LPIC
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Postfix
2 5 (11.11%) vSphere
3 4 (8.89%) qmail
4 2 (4.44%) Varnish
5 1 (2.22%) Dovecot
5 1 (2.22%) KVM
5 1 (2.22%) iptables
5 1 (2.22%) Xen
5 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.67%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.44%) systemd
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle
4 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) Google
5 4 (8.89%) F5
5 4 (8.89%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.22%) Veeam
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
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