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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 98 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 1.77% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.88% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 26
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £42,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1309 1703 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 94.35% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1356 1366
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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 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 4 August 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Python
3 22 (61.11%) Perl
4 21 (58.33%) Apache
5 18 (50.00%) UNIX
6 17 (47.22%) Bash Shell
7 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (36.11%) Firewall
8 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 12 (33.33%) CentOS
9 11 (30.56%) MySQL
10 10 (27.78%) Web Services
10 10 (27.78%) DNS
11 9 (25.00%) PHP
12 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
12 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
13 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (19.44%) DevOps
13 7 (19.44%) VMware
14 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 6 (16.67%) Debian
14 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 6 (16.67%) Solaris
14 6 (16.67%) Degree
14 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
14 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (13.89%) Puppet
15 5 (13.89%) Marketing
15 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (13.89%) Windows

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (58.33%) Apache
2 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Zope
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) SSL
5 4 (11.11%) HTTP
6 3 (8.33%) SSH
7 2 (5.56%) LDAP
7 2 (5.56%) SMTP
7 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 2 (5.56%) FTP
8 1 (2.78%) LAN
8 1 (2.78%) SNMP
8 1 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) SAN
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) NHS
1 1 (2.78%) DTV
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) Replication
1 1 (2.78%) Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) Informatics
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) UNIX
3 12 (33.33%) CentOS
4 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Debian
4 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 6 (16.67%) Solaris
5 5 (13.89%) Windows
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 7 (19.44%) DevOps
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (2.78%) Line Management
8 1 (2.78%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.78%) SEO
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Python
2 22 (61.11%) Perl
3 17 (47.22%) Bash Shell
4 9 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) RHCE
2 1 (2.78%) LPIC
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Postfix
3 2 (5.56%) qmail
4 1 (2.78%) NFS
4 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.78%) KVM
4 1 (2.78%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) Salt
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Google
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Veeam
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
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