The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 103 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 24 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.13% 1.53% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.61% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 20
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Linux Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2047 2354 2448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.33% 94.92% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1696 1962 2186
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,644 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Cambridgeshire region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 23 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (65.00%) Perl
2 26 (65.00%) Python
3 23 (57.50%) Bash Shell
4 22 (55.00%) UNIX
5 14 (35.00%) CentOS
6 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
7 12 (30.00%) Apache
7 12 (30.00%) Tomcat
8 11 (27.50%) Web Services
8 11 (27.50%) MySQL
8 11 (27.50%) Firewall
9 10 (25.00%) DNS
10 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
10 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
10 9 (22.50%) Debian
10 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.00%) PHP
11 8 (20.00%) VMware
12 7 (17.50%) Puppet
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle
12 7 (17.50%) Solaris
13 6 (15.00%) Windows
13 6 (15.00%) Degree
14 5 (12.50%) DevOps
14 5 (12.50%) Rackspace
14 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.00%) Apache
1 12 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) iPlanet
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Zope
3 1 (2.50%) Plone
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) DNS
3 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 4 (10.00%) HTTP
6 3 (7.50%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) SAN
7 2 (5.00%) SMTP
7 2 (5.00%) SNMP
7 2 (5.00%) FTP
8 1 (2.50%) LDAP
8 1 (2.50%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) PPP
8 1 (2.50%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
8 1 (2.50%) SSH
8 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Electronics
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Informatics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) UNIX
3 14 (35.00%) CentOS
4 9 (22.50%) Debian
4 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
5 7 (17.50%) Solaris
6 6 (15.00%) Windows
7 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.50%) DevOps
2 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Open Source
5 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Perl
1 26 (65.00%) Python
2 23 (57.50%) Bash Shell
3 8 (20.00%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) LPIC
3 1 (2.50%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) NFS
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.50%) KVM
3 1 (2.50%) iptables
3 1 (2.50%) Xen
3 1 (2.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Rackspace
5 4 (10.00%) Google
6 3 (7.50%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) Sun
7 2 (5.00%) Vertica
8 1 (2.50%) Isilon
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago