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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 93 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 0.82% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.85% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 28
Median salary £47,500 £38,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.64%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
1130 1405 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.66% 96.50% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1246 1354
Median salary £43,250 £43,900 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.48% +7.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Puppet
4 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
4 7 (63.64%) Perl
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) LDAP
5 6 (54.55%) NFS
5 6 (54.55%) Samba
5 6 (54.55%) Ubuntu
5 6 (54.55%) CentOS
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) Open Source
5 6 (54.55%) DevOps
6 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (45.45%) Ansible
6 5 (45.45%) Ruby
6 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) Apache
7 4 (36.36%) Big Data
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 3 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (27.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
8 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
8 3 (27.27%) Data Centre

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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) IMAP
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (27.27%) WPA
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Buildbot
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (27.27%) SAML
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Biology
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) CentOS
2 6 (54.55%) Ubuntu
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) VMS
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
2 3 (27.27%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) NFS
1 6 (54.55%) Samba
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Postfix
2 3 (27.27%) Sendmail
2 3 (27.27%) Shibboleth
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) Ansible
2 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) Ganglia
3 3 (27.27%) Nagios
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (18.18%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Rackspace