The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 95 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.67% 1.02% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.06% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 39
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,950 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
Linux Systems 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
1154 1325 1762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.57% 96.22% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1154 1364
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Cambridge region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Python
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Perl
4 7 (53.85%) Puppet
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 6 (46.15%) CentOS
5 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Samba
6 5 (38.46%) MySQL
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) LDAP
6 5 (38.46%) NFS
6 5 (38.46%) DevOps
7 4 (30.77%) Big Data
7 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (30.77%) Ansible
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
7 4 (30.77%) Debian
7 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (30.77%) Ruby
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Biology
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (23.08%) IMAP

Linux Systems 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365
4 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 3 (23.08%) IMAP
2 3 (23.08%) SMTP
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) WPA
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Buildbot
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (15.38%) SAML
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Biology
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) CentOS
2 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Debian
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) VMS
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) HPUX
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) NFS
2 5 (38.46%) Samba
3 3 (23.08%) Postfix
3 3 (23.08%) Sendmail
3 3 (23.08%) Shibboleth
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (23.08%) Ganglia
3 3 (23.08%) Nagios
4 2 (15.38%) CFEngine
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Rackspace