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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 214 197 201
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 50 72 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.89% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.93% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 45 65 50
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £40,000 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
7248 7711 7562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.32% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6034 6472 6545
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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
Hertfordshire 0 24 £52,500 +7.14% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 19 £45,000 +3.44% 3
Suffolk 0 5 £37,750 +7.85%
Bedfordshire - 2 £38,750 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (58.88%) Apache
3 59 (55.14%) MySQL
4 54 (50.47%) DNS
5 51 (47.66%) Red Hat
6 39 (36.45%) CentOS
7 37 (34.58%) Tomcat
8 33 (30.84%) Python
8 33 (30.84%) Perl
9 31 (28.97%) UNIX
10 30 (28.04%) SQL
11 29 (27.10%) Oracle
12 28 (26.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (24.30%) Firewall
13 26 (24.30%) Bash Shell
14 25 (23.36%) Debian
15 24 (22.43%) E-Commerce
16 23 (21.50%) HTTP
17 22 (20.56%) Java
17 22 (20.56%) Telecoms
18 21 (19.63%) CMS
18 21 (19.63%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (19.63%) DHCP
19 20 (18.69%) Finance
19 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
20 19 (17.76%) iptables
20 19 (17.76%) Games
20 19 (17.76%) Online Games
20 19 (17.76%) Online Betting
20 19 (17.76%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 63 (58.88%) Apache
2 37 (34.58%) Tomcat
3 21 (19.63%) CMS
4 19 (17.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (7.48%) nginx
6 4 (3.74%) Zope
7 3 (2.80%) Plone
7 3 (2.80%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.80%) WordPress
7 3 (2.80%) IIS
7 3 (2.80%) Moodle
8 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.87%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.80%) Dropbox
3 3 (2.80%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (50.47%) DNS
2 26 (24.30%) Firewall
3 23 (21.50%) HTTP
4 21 (19.63%) DHCP
5 19 (17.76%) SMTP
6 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
7 12 (11.21%) SAN
8 10 (9.35%) SSL
9 5 (4.67%) FTP
9 5 (4.67%) SSH
10 4 (3.74%) NAS
10 4 (3.74%) LDAP
11 3 (2.80%) POP3
11 3 (2.80%) VPN
11 3 (2.80%) Internet
11 3 (2.80%) Wireless
11 3 (2.80%) IMAP
12 2 (1.87%) LAN
12 2 (1.87%) WAN
13 1 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (55.14%) MySQL
2 21 (19.63%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.80%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Subversion
General
1 22 (20.56%) Telecoms
2 20 (18.69%) Finance
3 19 (17.76%) Games
3 19 (17.76%) Online Betting
4 7 (6.54%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.89%) Web Services
2 8 (7.48%) LAMP
3 3 (2.80%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 2 (1.87%) HTML
4 2 (1.87%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Online Games
2 4 (3.74%) Replication
3 3 (2.80%) Clustering
3 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Informatics
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.93%) PMI
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (36.45%) CentOS
3 31 (28.97%) UNIX
4 28 (26.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (23.36%) Debian
6 12 (11.21%) Windows
7 10 (9.35%) Solaris
8 6 (5.61%) Fedora
9 5 (4.67%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) E-Commerce
2 19 (17.76%) Service Delivery
3 17 (15.89%) ITIL
4 14 (13.08%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.54%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (6.54%) Change Management
7 7 (6.54%) DevOps
8 6 (5.61%) Scrum
9 3 (2.80%) Project Management
9 3 (2.80%) Time Management
9 3 (2.80%) Open Source
9 3 (2.80%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (0.93%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (0.93%) Line Management
10 1 (0.93%) Web Application Development
10 1 (0.93%) Data Management
10 1 (0.93%) Speech Recognition
10 1 (0.93%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) Perl
1 33 (30.84%) Python
2 30 (28.04%) SQL
3 26 (24.30%) Bash Shell
4 22 (20.56%) Java
5 12 (11.21%) PHP
5 12 (11.21%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.87%) C-shell
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) RHCE
3 2 (1.87%) RHCSA
3 2 (1.87%) LPIC
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (17.76%) iptables
2 17 (15.89%) NFS
2 17 (15.89%) Samba
3 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.48%) Varnish
5 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
6 6 (5.61%) Postfix
7 4 (3.74%) qmail
7 4 (3.74%) Xen
8 3 (2.80%) Sendmail
8 3 (2.80%) vSphere
8 3 (2.80%) KVM
9 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.61%) Puppet
3 5 (4.67%) cPanel
4 3 (2.80%) Nagios
4 3 (2.80%) Cacti
4 3 (2.80%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.87%) systemd
6 1 (0.93%) Plesk
6 1 (0.93%) Ansible
6 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (47.66%) Red Hat
2 29 (27.10%) Oracle
3 15 (14.02%) VMware
4 7 (6.54%) Google
5 5 (4.67%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.80%) F5
7 3 (2.80%) Cisco
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.93%) HP
9 1 (0.93%) Citrix
9 1 (0.93%) Juniper
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) SAP
9 1 (0.93%) Veeam
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