The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 115 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 10 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.47% 1.32% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.39% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 28
Average salary £43,750 £43,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.57% -0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £41,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Linux Systems 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
1999 2382 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 95.28% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1735 1896 1828
Average salary £43,250 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 -8 10 £43,750 +0.57% 3
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 19 (63.33%) Perl
4 15 (50.00%) Apache
5 14 (46.67%) UNIX
5 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
6 11 (36.67%) CentOS
6 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
6 11 (36.67%) Firewall
7 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (30.00%) MySQL
9 8 (26.67%) VMware
9 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (23.33%) DevOps
10 7 (23.33%) PHP
10 7 (23.33%) Web Services
11 6 (20.00%) Windows
11 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 5 (16.67%) Puppet
12 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
12 5 (16.67%) Marketing
12 5 (16.67%) Degree
12 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (16.67%) HTTP
12 5 (16.67%) Debian
12 5 (16.67%) SQL
12 5 (16.67%) SSL

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Zope
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) SSL
3 5 (16.67%) HTTP
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) SSH
5 3 (10.00%) LDAP
6 2 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (6.67%) SMTP
6 2 (6.67%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) FTP
7 1 (3.33%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) DTV
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) UNIX
3 11 (36.67%) CentOS
4 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) Debian
6 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (10.00%) Solaris
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) SEO
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Python
2 19 (63.33%) Perl
3 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
4 7 (23.33%) PHP
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) RHCE
2 1 (3.33%) LPIC
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Postfix
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Dovecot
3 2 (6.67%) qmail
3 2 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
4 1 (3.33%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.33%) Veeam
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + bonus circa 100% of basic
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £53000 - £58000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 12 days ago