The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 119 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 29 29 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.13% 1.03% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.07% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 47
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2431 2711 2919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.04% 95.86% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2044 2387 2413
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Administrator
East of England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
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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
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Cambridge +9 24 £40,000 +8.10% 4
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (54.76%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) Degree
3 18 (42.86%) Windows
4 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
4 16 (38.10%) VLAN
5 13 (30.95%) UNIX
6 12 (28.57%) Perl
6 12 (28.57%) CentOS
7 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 8 (19.05%) Bourne shell
8 7 (16.67%) Python
8 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
10 5 (11.90%) MySQL
11 4 (9.52%) Oracle
11 4 (9.52%) Solaris
11 4 (9.52%) LDAP
11 4 (9.52%) Nagios
11 4 (9.52%) DNS
11 4 (9.52%) Finance
11 4 (9.52%) Debian
11 4 (9.52%) Puppet
12 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.14%) RHCE
12 3 (7.14%) ITIL
13 2 (4.76%) FTP
13 2 (4.76%) BCP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) VLAN
3 4 (9.52%) LDAP
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) FTP
5 2 (4.76%) SAN
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (4.76%) tcpdump
5 2 (4.76%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) IPsec
6 1 (2.38%) OSPF
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.76%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
2 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) UNIX
4 12 (28.57%) CentOS
5 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
6 4 (9.52%) Debian
6 4 (9.52%) Solaris
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.76%) SELinux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.76%) Information Security
3 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.76%) BCP
3 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.38%) Database Tuning
4 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.38%) Change Control
4 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Perl
2 8 (19.05%) Bourne shell
3 7 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) NFS
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Nagios
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Munin
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) ProCurve
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
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