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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 94 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.10% 1.64% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.70% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 35
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1653 1408 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.44% 95.98% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1184 1815
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 22 October 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (57.41%) Red Hat
3 29 (53.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (44.44%) CentOS
5 23 (42.59%) Perl
6 22 (40.74%) VMware
7 21 (38.89%) Oracle
7 21 (38.89%) ITIL
7 21 (38.89%) Oracle Database
8 19 (35.19%) Windows
8 19 (35.19%) Apache
8 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
9 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 18 (33.33%) SQL
9 18 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 18 (33.33%) RHCE
9 18 (33.33%) Migration
9 18 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (29.63%) Firewall
10 16 (29.63%) UNIX
10 16 (29.63%) DNS
10 16 (29.63%) DHCP
11 15 (27.78%) ERP
11 15 (27.78%) SAP
11 15 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
11 15 (27.78%) SCOM
12 14 (25.93%) vSphere
12 14 (25.93%) VMware ESX
13 13 (24.07%) Oracle RMAN
13 13 (24.07%) Data Analysis

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 19 (35.19%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.85%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Firewall
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
1 16 (29.63%) DHCP
2 10 (18.52%) VLAN
3 5 (9.26%) SAN
3 5 (9.26%) NAS
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (14.81%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (20.37%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) PKI
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.85%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (53.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (44.44%) CentOS
4 19 (35.19%) Windows
5 16 (29.63%) UNIX
6 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.56%) Debian
7 3 (5.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) AIX
8 1 (1.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) ITIL
2 18 (33.33%) Migration
2 18 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (27.78%) ERP
4 13 (24.07%) Data Analysis
5 12 (22.22%) DevOps
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.85%) OOD
8 1 (1.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) Perl
2 18 (33.33%) SQL
2 18 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.81%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) RHCE
2 13 (24.07%) OCP
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (20.37%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.93%) vSphere
2 14 (25.93%) VMware ESX
3 13 (24.07%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.70%) NFS
4 2 (3.70%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) SCOM
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (24.07%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (18.52%) SCCM
4 8 (14.81%) Puppet
5 3 (5.56%) CFEngine
5 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.70%) Ansible
7 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Red Hat
2 22 (40.74%) VMware
3 21 (38.89%) Oracle
4 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.78%) SAP
6 13 (24.07%) EMC
7 8 (14.81%) Atlassian
8 3 (5.56%) HP
8 3 (5.56%) IBM
9 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) Vertica
10 1 (1.85%) Symantec
10 1 (1.85%) Sun
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