The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 83 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 36 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.09% 1.44% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.54% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 21
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1625 1560 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.20% 93.47% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1402 1511
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Linux Systems Administrator
Cambridgeshire

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 9 July 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (47.27%) Red Hat
3 24 (43.64%) UNIX
3 24 (43.64%) CentOS
4 21 (38.18%) Perl
5 20 (36.36%) Windows
5 20 (36.36%) Firewall
5 20 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (32.73%) VLAN
6 18 (32.73%) Degree
7 15 (27.27%) ITIL
7 15 (27.27%) Python
8 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
9 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 10 (18.18%) VMware
11 9 (16.36%) Puppet
11 9 (16.36%) Ubuntu
12 8 (14.55%) JIRA
12 8 (14.55%) Debian
12 8 (14.55%) Atlassian
12 8 (14.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
12 8 (14.55%) Apache
12 8 (14.55%) Oracle
13 7 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
13 7 (12.73%) vSphere
13 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
13 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) Firewall
2 18 (32.73%) VLAN
3 6 (10.91%) DHCP
3 6 (10.91%) DNS
4 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.45%) LDAP
6 2 (3.64%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.82%) IPsec
7 1 (1.82%) OSPF
7 1 (1.82%) SAN
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) RIP
7 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) JIRA
1 8 (14.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) PKI
2 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 1 (1.82%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) UNIX
2 24 (43.64%) CentOS
3 20 (36.36%) Windows
3 20 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.36%) Ubuntu
5 8 (14.55%) Debian
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.73%) DevOps
4 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.91%) Migration
4 6 (10.91%) ERP
5 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.82%) Change Control
6 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) Database Tuning
6 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.82%) OO
6 1 (1.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Perl
2 15 (27.27%) Python
3 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.09%) Bourne shell
6 2 (3.64%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) OCP
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (10.91%) RHCE
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) vSphere
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.82%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
2 6 (10.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 6 (10.91%) SCOM
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Nagios
4 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.64%) Munin
5 2 (3.64%) Ansible
5 2 (3.64%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Red Hat
2 10 (18.18%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Atlassian
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.91%) EMC
5 6 (10.91%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) NetApp
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
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