The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 84 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 24 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.62% 1.06% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.11% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 23
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1443 1708 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.21% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1488 1705
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Perl
3 19 (61.29%) UNIX
4 18 (58.06%) Bash Shell
5 17 (54.84%) Python
6 11 (35.48%) MySQL
6 11 (35.48%) CentOS
7 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
7 10 (32.26%) Firewall
8 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
8 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
8 9 (29.03%) Ubuntu
9 8 (25.81%) Apache
9 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.81%) DNS
9 8 (25.81%) Web Services
10 7 (22.58%) PHP
10 7 (22.58%) Debian
11 6 (19.35%) Internet
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle
11 6 (19.35%) Solaris
11 6 (19.35%) Puppet
12 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
12 5 (16.13%) HTTP
12 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.90%) Scrum
13 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
13 4 (12.90%) VMware
13 4 (12.90%) Degree

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) iPlanet
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.81%) DNS
3 6 (19.35%) Internet
4 5 (16.13%) HTTP
5 3 (9.68%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) FTP
6 1 (3.23%) SNMP
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 3 (9.68%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.23%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Informatics
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) UNIX
3 11 (35.48%) CentOS
4 9 (29.03%) Ubuntu
5 7 (22.58%) Debian
6 6 (19.35%) Solaris
7 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Scrum
3 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Perl
2 18 (58.06%) Bash Shell
3 17 (54.84%) Python
4 7 (22.58%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) LPIC
3 1 (3.23%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) NFS
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.23%) KVM
2 1 (3.23%) iptables
2 1 (3.23%) Postfix
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) Rackspace
5 2 (6.45%) Vertica
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Sun
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
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