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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 105 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 21 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.96% 1.66% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.76% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 26
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,990 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
2085 2277 2331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.60% 94.48% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 1878 2073
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -4 21 £45,000 +3.44% 3
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (72.73%) Python
3 28 (63.64%) Perl
4 22 (50.00%) UNIX
5 20 (45.45%) Apache
5 20 (45.45%) Bash Shell
6 18 (40.91%) Firewall
7 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
8 15 (34.09%) Tomcat
9 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (29.55%) CentOS
10 13 (29.55%) MySQL
11 12 (27.27%) DNS
12 11 (25.00%) Web Services
12 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (22.73%) Load Balancing
14 9 (20.45%) PHP
14 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
14 9 (20.45%) Debian
14 9 (20.45%) VMware
15 8 (18.18%) SQL
15 8 (18.18%) Windows
15 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (15.91%) Marketing
16 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
16 7 (15.91%) DevOps
16 7 (15.91%) Oracle
16 7 (15.91%) SSL
16 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
16 7 (15.91%) Shell Script

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (45.45%) Apache
2 15 (34.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) Zope
4 3 (6.82%) Plone
5 2 (4.55%) nginx
5 2 (4.55%) CMS
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) Firewall
2 12 (27.27%) DNS
3 7 (15.91%) SSL
3 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) HTTP
5 3 (6.82%) LDAP
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) FTP
6 2 (4.55%) SSH
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) SMTP
7 1 (2.27%) DHCP
7 1 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.91%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) PMI
1 1 (2.27%) NHS
1 1 (2.27%) DTV
1 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.27%) Replication
1 1 (2.27%) Informatics
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (50.00%) UNIX
3 13 (29.55%) CentOS
4 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.45%) Debian
6 8 (18.18%) Windows
7 6 (13.64%) Solaris
8 5 (11.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Load Balancing
2 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (15.91%) DevOps
4 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Open Source
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.27%) SEO
8 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) Python
2 28 (63.64%) Perl
3 20 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.45%) PHP
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.82%) Java
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) RHCE
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.27%) LPIC
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Postfix
3 4 (9.09%) qmail
4 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Varnish
6 1 (2.27%) KVM
6 1 (2.27%) iptables
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.82%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.55%) systemd
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle
4 5 (11.36%) Rackspace
5 4 (9.09%) Google
6 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
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