The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 230 214 169
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 22 29 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.44% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.46% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 96
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6944 6311 8108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 96.22% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 5112 7026
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 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
Cambridgeshire +1 12 £47,500 +23.37% 3
Hertfordshire -13 8 £54,500 +21.11% 2
Suffolk - 2 £30,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (50.00%) CentOS
3 25 (48.08%) Red Hat
3 25 (48.08%) DNS
4 22 (42.31%) UNIX
5 18 (34.62%) Windows
5 18 (34.62%) Oracle
5 18 (34.62%) Perl
5 18 (34.62%) DHCP
6 16 (30.77%) Apache
7 15 (28.85%) MySQL
7 15 (28.85%) VMware
8 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (26.92%) NAS
9 13 (25.00%) SQL
9 13 (25.00%) Python
9 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.00%) SAN
10 12 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
11 11 (21.15%) Firewall
12 10 (19.23%) Ubuntu
12 10 (19.23%) HP
12 10 (19.23%) NFS
12 10 (19.23%) Puppet
13 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
13 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
13 9 (17.31%) SMTP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 16 (30.77%) Apache
2 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (9.62%) CMS
4 4 (7.69%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.92%) nginx
5 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) DNS
2 18 (34.62%) DHCP
3 14 (26.92%) NAS
4 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (25.00%) SAN
5 11 (21.15%) Firewall
6 9 (17.31%) SMTP
7 8 (15.38%) HTTP
8 6 (11.54%) FTP
8 6 (11.54%) LAN
8 6 (11.54%) WAN
8 6 (11.54%) Internet
9 5 (9.62%) SNMP
9 5 (9.62%) iSCSI
9 5 (9.62%) InfiniBand
9 5 (9.62%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.85%) PPP
10 2 (3.85%) LDAP
11 1 (1.92%) POP3
11 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) MySQL
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Games
2 5 (9.62%) Online Betting
3 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Django
1 4 (7.69%) LAMP
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
2 5 (9.62%) Online Games
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Open Source
3 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.69%) Physics
4 2 (3.85%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (50.00%) CentOS
3 22 (42.31%) UNIX
4 18 (34.62%) Windows
5 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (19.23%) Ubuntu
7 9 (17.31%) Debian
8 6 (11.54%) AIX
9 5 (9.62%) Solaris
10 4 (7.69%) OpenBSD
10 4 (7.69%) FreeBSD
11 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) Migration
2 7 (13.46%) DevOps
3 6 (11.54%) ERP
4 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.85%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.85%) Workflow
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) DNA
7 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.92%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.92%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Perl
2 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) Python
3 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) Korn
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) RHCE
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) OCP
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) NFS
3 5 (9.62%) Sendmail
4 4 (7.69%) Ceph
4 4 (7.69%) KVM
4 4 (7.69%) Samba
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Postfix
7 1 (1.92%) Varnish
7 1 (1.92%) Xen
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
2 6 (11.54%) SCOM
3 4 (7.69%) CFEngine
4 2 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) Nagios
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Red Hat
2 18 (34.62%) Oracle
3 15 (28.85%) VMware
4 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.23%) HP
6 8 (15.38%) Cisco
7 7 (13.46%) EMC
8 6 (11.54%) SAP
9 5 (9.62%) Isilon
10 4 (7.69%) Vertica
10 4 (7.69%) IBM
10 4 (7.69%) Dell
10 4 (7.69%) NetApp
11 2 (3.85%) Sun
12 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.92%) BT
12 1 (1.92%) Google
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