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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 115 103 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 21 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.84% 1.15% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.19% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 30
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £33,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £48,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
2376 2094 2933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.42% 96.10% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1774 2545
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,367 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -9 20 £44,000 +10.00% 5
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (57.89%) Red Hat
3 30 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (45.61%) CentOS
5 25 (43.86%) Perl
6 23 (40.35%) VMware
7 22 (38.60%) Oracle
8 21 (36.84%) ITIL
8 21 (36.84%) Oracle Database
9 20 (35.09%) Windows
9 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
10 19 (33.33%) SQL
10 19 (33.33%) Apache
11 18 (31.58%) T-SQL
11 18 (31.58%) UNIX
11 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
11 18 (31.58%) RHCE
11 18 (31.58%) Migration
11 18 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (29.82%) Firewall
12 17 (29.82%) DHCP
12 17 (29.82%) DNS
13 15 (26.32%) SCOM
13 15 (26.32%) ERP
13 15 (26.32%) SAP
13 15 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
14 14 (24.56%) VMware ESX
14 14 (24.56%) vSphere
15 13 (22.81%) DevOps
15 13 (22.81%) Oracle RMAN

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) S-PLUS
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) Firewall
1 17 (29.82%) DHCP
1 17 (29.82%) DNS
2 10 (17.54%) VLAN
3 7 (12.28%) SAN
4 5 (8.77%) NAS
5 3 (5.26%) LDAP
5 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.75%) IPsec
6 1 (1.75%) MPLS
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) SSL
6 1 (1.75%) LAN
6 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (19.30%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) AS400
3 1 (1.75%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (45.61%) CentOS
4 20 (35.09%) Windows
5 18 (31.58%) UNIX
6 6 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 4 (7.02%) Debian
8 3 (5.26%) Solaris
9 2 (3.51%) HPUX
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 18 (31.58%) Migration
2 18 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (26.32%) ERP
4 13 (22.81%) DevOps
4 13 (22.81%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) OO
7 1 (1.75%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) Perl
2 19 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.79%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) C
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) Korn
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) RHCE
2 13 (22.81%) OCP
2 13 (22.81%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (19.30%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.56%) VMware ESX
2 14 (24.56%) vSphere
3 13 (22.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (5.26%) NFS
5 2 (3.51%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.75%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.75%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) SCOM
2 13 (22.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (22.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (17.54%) SCCM
4 8 (14.04%) Puppet
5 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.26%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.51%) Ansible
7 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 22 (38.60%) Oracle
4 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.32%) SAP
6 13 (22.81%) EMC
7 8 (14.04%) Atlassian
8 5 (8.77%) HP
9 3 (5.26%) IBM
10 2 (3.51%) Dell
10 2 (3.51%) Vertica
11 1 (1.75%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.75%) BT
11 1 (1.75%) Symantec
11 1 (1.75%) Sun
11 1 (1.75%) Cisco
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