The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 102 107 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 37 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.51% 1.39% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.49% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 16
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,800 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2333 2221 2652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.26% 93.40% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1889 1916 2318
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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 +2 36 £43,500 +2.35% 4
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (53.97%) Red Hat
3 31 (49.21%) Perl
4 29 (46.03%) CentOS
5 26 (41.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (39.68%) UNIX
7 22 (34.92%) Windows
8 21 (33.33%) Firewall
9 20 (31.75%) ITIL
10 19 (30.16%) Degree
11 18 (28.57%) VLAN
11 18 (28.57%) Python
12 15 (23.81%) Bash Shell
12 15 (23.81%) VMware
13 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 13 (20.63%) VMware ESX
14 13 (20.63%) Apache
14 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
14 13 (20.63%) Oracle
15 12 (19.05%) DHCP
15 12 (19.05%) DNS
15 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
15 12 (19.05%) vSphere
15 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
16 11 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (17.46%) Data Analysis
16 11 (17.46%) Migration
16 11 (17.46%) Oracle RMAN
16 11 (17.46%) EMC NetWorker
16 11 (17.46%) PKI

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (20.63%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) nginx
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) Firewall
2 18 (28.57%) VLAN
3 12 (19.05%) DHCP
3 12 (19.05%) DNS
4 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.35%) LDAP
6 3 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (4.76%) SAN
7 2 (3.17%) SSL
7 2 (3.17%) VPN
8 1 (1.59%) RIP
8 1 (1.59%) OSPF
8 1 (1.59%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) JIRA
1 8 (12.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (15.87%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) PKI
2 2 (3.17%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.59%) HACMP
3 1 (1.59%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (46.03%) CentOS
3 26 (41.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (39.68%) UNIX
5 22 (34.92%) Windows
6 9 (14.29%) Debian
6 9 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.17%) Solaris
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.59%) AIX
10 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) ITIL
2 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
3 11 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (17.46%) Migration
3 11 (17.46%) Data Analysis
4 9 (14.29%) ERP
5 7 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.59%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.59%) OOD
7 1 (1.59%) OO
7 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.59%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.59%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.59%) Change Control
7 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) Perl
2 18 (28.57%) Python
3 15 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 11 (17.46%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 7 (11.11%) Bourne shell
6 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
2 11 (17.46%) OCP
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (17.46%) RHCE
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) VMware ESX
2 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) vSphere
3 11 (17.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.59%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) EMC NetWorker
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (15.87%) Puppet
3 9 (14.29%) SCCM
3 9 (14.29%) SCOM
4 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.35%) Nagios
5 3 (4.76%) Ansible
6 2 (3.17%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.59%) Munin
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) Red Hat
2 15 (23.81%) VMware
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.63%) Oracle
5 11 (17.46%) EMC
6 9 (14.29%) SAP
7 8 (12.70%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.76%) HP
9 2 (3.17%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.59%) Symantec
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco
10 1 (1.59%) IBM
10 1 (1.59%) NetApp
10 1 (1.59%) Sun
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