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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 93 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.71% 0.14% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.15% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

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
1089 1367 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.32% 97.09% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1093 1246
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 16 January 2017.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (66.67%) Apache
6 6 (50.00%) Python
6 6 (50.00%) LDAP
6 6 (50.00%) Perl
6 6 (50.00%) MySQL
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (50.00%) Puppet
7 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (41.67%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (41.67%) Ansible
7 5 (41.67%) IIS
7 5 (41.67%) VPN
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco
7 5 (41.67%) CentOS
7 5 (41.67%) IPsec
8 4 (33.33%) Samba
8 4 (33.33%) Debian
8 4 (33.33%) VLAN
8 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (33.33%) Unix

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 8 (66.67%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
3 3 (25.00%) nginx
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (8.33%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) LDAP
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) ISDN
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) SMTP
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (25.00%) WPA
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SNMP
8 1 (8.33%) IMAP
8 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Buildbot
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
1 3 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (25.00%) SAML
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Biology
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) CentOS
5 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) iptables
3 4 (33.33%) NFS
3 4 (33.33%) pfSense
3 4 (33.33%) Samba
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (8.33%) Postfix
4 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
4 1 (8.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Ansible
2 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (16.67%) Salt
5 1 (8.33%) Ganglia
5 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
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