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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 109 107 136
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 21 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.01% 1.39% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.47% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -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
2005 2317 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.35% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1666 1931 2166
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +6 21 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) Perl
2 23 (63.89%) Python
3 20 (55.56%) UNIX
3 20 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (33.33%) CentOS
5 12 (33.33%) Apache
6 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
6 11 (30.56%) Web Services
6 11 (30.56%) Firewall
6 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
7 10 (27.78%) MySQL
8 8 (22.22%) PHP
8 8 (22.22%) DNS
8 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 8 (22.22%) Debian
8 8 (22.22%) Ubuntu
8 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) Puppet
9 6 (16.67%) VMware
9 6 (16.67%) Oracle
9 6 (16.67%) Solaris
10 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.89%) Rackspace
10 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.89%) DevOps
11 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (33.33%) Apache
2 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) HTTP
3 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) SNMP
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) FTP
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) SAN
6 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Replication
1 1 (2.78%) Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) DTV
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) PMI
1 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Informatics
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (55.56%) UNIX
3 12 (33.33%) CentOS
4 8 (22.22%) Debian
4 8 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 6 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (8.33%) Windows
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) DevOps
3 4 (11.11%) Scrum
3 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) Line Management
6 1 (2.78%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Perl
1 23 (63.89%) Python
2 20 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.22%) PHP
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) RHCE
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) LPIC
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) iptables
2 1 (2.78%) KVM
2 1 (2.78%) Xen
2 1 (2.78%) Postfix
2 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) Salt
3 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Rackspace
4 4 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Vertica
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago