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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 113 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 0.48% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.50% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 37
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
2155 2015 2524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.10% 96.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1668 2189
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -5 8 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Peterborough - 2 £30,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) CentOS
2 18 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 16 (50.00%) Perl
4 15 (46.88%) DNS
5 14 (43.75%) Oracle
5 14 (43.75%) Windows
6 13 (40.63%) VMware
7 12 (37.50%) UNIX
7 12 (37.50%) DHCP
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
9 10 (31.25%) Firewall
9 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
10 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
10 9 (28.13%) SAN
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
11 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (25.00%) Apache
11 8 (25.00%) RHCE
11 8 (25.00%) HP
11 8 (25.00%) Migration
11 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (25.00%) NAS
12 7 (21.88%) SCOM
12 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
12 7 (21.88%) SAP
12 7 (21.88%) ERP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) iPlanet
3 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) DNS
2 12 (37.50%) DHCP
3 10 (31.25%) Firewall
4 9 (28.13%) SAN
5 8 (25.00%) NAS
6 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.63%) Internet
8 4 (12.50%) LAN
8 4 (12.50%) WAN
9 3 (9.38%) SMTP
9 3 (9.38%) SNMP
9 3 (9.38%) FTP
9 3 (9.38%) HTTP
9 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
9 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (9.38%) InfiniBand
10 2 (6.25%) PPP
10 2 (6.25%) LDAP
11 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) CentOS
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) UNIX
5 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Ubuntu
7 5 (15.63%) Solaris
8 2 (6.25%) Debian
9 1 (3.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
1 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.88%) ERP
3 6 (18.75%) DevOps
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Korn
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) RHCE
2 3 (9.38%) OCP
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) NFS
3 4 (12.50%) Sendmail
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCOM
2 5 (15.63%) Puppet
3 4 (12.50%) CFEngine
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (9.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (6.25%) SCCM
6 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) HP
6 7 (21.88%) SAP
7 6 (18.75%) EMC
8 4 (12.50%) Vertica
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco
8 4 (12.50%) IBM
8 4 (12.50%) Dell
9 3 (9.38%) Isilon
10 2 (6.25%) Sun
11 1 (3.13%) BT
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