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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 108 94 115
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 28 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.15% 1.78% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.87% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 33
Average salary £43,500 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -9.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
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
2331 2143 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.97% 95.50% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1860 2517
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -17 27 £43,500 +8.75% 6
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (59.70%) Red Hat
3 34 (50.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (47.76%) CentOS
5 30 (44.78%) Perl
6 25 (37.31%) VMware
7 23 (34.33%) Oracle
7 23 (34.33%) Windows
8 22 (32.84%) UNIX
8 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
9 21 (31.34%) ITIL
9 21 (31.34%) Oracle Database
10 20 (29.85%) Apache
10 20 (29.85%) RHCE
10 20 (29.85%) Firewall
11 19 (28.36%) SQL
12 18 (26.87%) T-SQL
12 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
12 18 (26.87%) DNS
12 18 (26.87%) Migration
12 18 (26.87%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
13 17 (25.37%) DHCP
14 15 (22.39%) ERP
14 15 (22.39%) SAP
14 15 (22.39%) SCOM
14 15 (22.39%) Oracle EBS
14 15 (22.39%) Degree
14 15 (22.39%) VMware ESX
15 14 (20.90%) VLAN

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (29.85%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) iPlanet
2 2 (2.99%) nginx
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) Firewall
2 18 (26.87%) DNS
3 17 (25.37%) DHCP
4 14 (20.90%) VLAN
5 7 (10.45%) SAN
6 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.46%) LDAP
8 3 (4.48%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (4.48%) NAS
9 2 (2.99%) VPN
10 1 (1.49%) SSL
10 1 (1.49%) LAN
10 1 (1.49%) WAN
10 1 (1.49%) RIP
10 1 (1.49%) OpenVPN
10 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.49%) MPLS
10 1 (1.49%) OSPF
10 1 (1.49%) IPsec
10 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.96%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) JIRA
1 8 (11.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (16.42%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) PKI
2 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.49%) Open Source
3 1 (1.49%) HACMP
3 1 (1.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (50.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (47.76%) CentOS
4 23 (34.33%) Windows
5 22 (32.84%) UNIX
6 12 (17.91%) Ubuntu
7 10 (14.93%) Debian
8 4 (5.97%) Solaris
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.99%) HPUX
11 1 (1.49%) AIX
11 1 (1.49%) SUSE
11 1 (1.49%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) ITIL
2 18 (26.87%) Migration
2 18 (26.87%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (22.39%) ERP
4 13 (19.40%) Data Analysis
5 11 (16.42%) DevOps
6 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.49%) OOD
8 1 (1.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) Perl
2 19 (28.36%) SQL
3 18 (26.87%) T-SQL
4 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
6 2 (2.99%) C
6 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.49%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.49%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) RHCE
2 15 (22.39%) Degree
3 13 (19.40%) OCP
3 13 (19.40%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.39%) VMware ESX
3 14 (20.90%) vSphere
4 13 (19.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.97%) NFS
6 2 (2.99%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.49%) Samba
7 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.49%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) SCOM
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (19.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (14.93%) SCCM
3 10 (14.93%) Puppet
4 4 (5.97%) CFEngine
5 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.48%) Ansible
6 2 (2.99%) Nagios
7 1 (1.49%) Munin
7 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Red Hat
2 25 (37.31%) VMware
3 23 (34.33%) Oracle
4 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.39%) SAP
6 13 (19.40%) EMC
7 8 (11.94%) Atlassian
8 6 (8.96%) HP
9 3 (4.48%) IBM
10 2 (2.99%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.99%) Vertica
10 2 (2.99%) Dell
11 1 (1.49%) NetApp
11 1 (1.49%) Cisco
11 1 (1.49%) Sun
11 1 (1.49%) Symantec
11 1 (1.49%) BT
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