The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 42 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.37% 5.98% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 6.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Linux Administrator
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
266 177 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.79% 96.20% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 235 161 309
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) LPIC
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) LPIC
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware