The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 161 187 159
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.11% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.09%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,875 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +9.00%
Linux Systems 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
3330 3511 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.82% 97.04% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 2908 2639
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 the East Midlands

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Leicestershire +23 3 £36,500 -5.19%
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Puppet
2 11 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 9 (50.00%) MySQL
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (44.44%) PHP
5 8 (44.44%) Apache
6 7 (38.89%) DevOps
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Python
8 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
8 5 (27.78%) Retail
9 4 (22.22%) Ansible
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Zend
9 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
9 4 (22.22%) LAMP
9 4 (22.22%) Zend Framework
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) Laravel
9 4 (22.22%) FuelPHP
9 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (16.67%) Perl
10 3 (16.67%) Firewall
10 3 (16.67%) HTML
10 3 (16.67%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 3 (16.67%) nginx
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
1 4 (22.22%) Zend Framework
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
1 4 (22.22%) Laravel
1 4 (22.22%) FuelPHP
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) HND
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Puppet
1 11 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) CFEngine
4 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) Zend
3 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) IBM