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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 101 101 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 8 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.50% 0.55% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.57% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 37
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
1522 1395 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.18% 96.41% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1171 1409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
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 26 January 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
3 13 (50.00%) Perl
3 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 13 (50.00%) CentOS
4 12 (46.15%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) DNS
6 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
7 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (30.77%) Migration
8 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) RHCE
8 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
8 8 (30.77%) Apache
8 8 (30.77%) UNIX
8 8 (30.77%) DHCP
8 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (26.92%) ERP
9 7 (26.92%) SAP
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (26.92%) SCOM
10 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
10 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (23.08%) DevOps
11 5 (19.23%) NAS
11 5 (19.23%) Puppet

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (30.77%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) iPlanet
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 8 (30.77%) DHCP
4 5 (19.23%) SAN
4 5 (19.23%) Internet
4 5 (19.23%) NAS
5 3 (11.54%) HTTP
5 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) LDAP
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) CentOS
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (30.77%) UNIX
6 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
7 5 (19.23%) Solaris
8 2 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Migration
1 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (26.92%) ERP
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Perl
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) RHCE
2 3 (11.54%) OCP
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Sendmail
2 4 (15.38%) NFS
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCOM
2 5 (19.23%) Puppet
3 4 (15.38%) CFEngine
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (46.15%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) SAP
6 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 4 (15.38%) Vertica
6 4 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) Dell
7 3 (11.54%) EMC
8 2 (7.69%) Sun
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