The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 160 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 17 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.46% 0.031% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.033% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 18
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,330 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.82% +14.28%
Linux Administrator
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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3599 3042 3256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.36% 95.36% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2969 2556 2812
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,454 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Nottinghamshire +2 7 £36,750 +5.00%
Leicestershire - 7 £40,000 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £32,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Puppet
2 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
5 9 (42.86%) MySQL
6 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
6 8 (38.10%) Retail
7 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 7 (33.33%) Ansible
8 6 (28.57%) Python
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) PHP
9 5 (23.81%) Apache
10 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (19.05%) Ruby
10 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
10 4 (19.05%) DevOps
11 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (14.29%) ZABBIX
11 3 (14.29%) nginx
11 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (14.29%) Firewall
11 3 (14.29%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) LAMP
11 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (14.29%) LAN
11 3 (14.29%) WAN

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) nginx
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.52%) DB2
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Ant
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (38.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) Zend Framework
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) Laravel
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
1 2 (9.52%) LPAR
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
2 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby
3 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) HND
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Puppet
1 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (33.33%) Ansible
3 3 (14.29%) ZABBIX
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco