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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 222 204 176
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 32 55 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.71% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.74% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 53
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,140 £40,310 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,350 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +0.87%
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
6950 7441 6874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.05% 96.30% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5898 6121 5897
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +10 17 £42,500 -2.29% 4
Hertfordshire -17 10 £55,000 +28.88%
Bedfordshire - 4 £41,250 -
Norfolk +10 1 £40,000 +25.00%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (57.61%) Apache
3 52 (56.52%) Red Hat
4 48 (52.17%) MySQL
5 47 (51.09%) DNS
6 36 (39.13%) CentOS
7 31 (33.70%) Perl
7 31 (33.70%) Python
8 30 (32.61%) UNIX
9 29 (31.52%) Bash Shell
10 28 (30.43%) Tomcat
10 28 (30.43%) Firewall
11 27 (29.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (25.00%) SQL
13 20 (21.74%) Oracle
13 20 (21.74%) TCP/IP
14 19 (20.65%) VMware
14 19 (20.65%) Java
14 19 (20.65%) DHCP
14 19 (20.65%) HTTP
15 18 (19.57%) Debian
15 18 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (18.48%) E-Commerce
17 16 (17.39%) Windows
17 16 (17.39%) CMS
17 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
17 16 (17.39%) Finance
17 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (16.30%) Load Balancing
18 15 (16.30%) NFS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 53 (57.61%) Apache
2 28 (30.43%) Tomcat
3 16 (17.39%) CMS
4 14 (15.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (10.87%) nginx
6 5 (5.43%) Joomla!
6 5 (5.43%) WordPress
7 4 (4.35%) Zope
8 3 (3.26%) Plone
9 2 (2.17%) IIS
9 2 (2.17%) Moodle
9 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.17%) Dropbox
3 2 (2.17%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (51.09%) DNS
2 28 (30.43%) Firewall
3 20 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 19 (20.65%) DHCP
4 19 (20.65%) HTTP
5 15 (16.30%) SMTP
6 14 (15.22%) SSL
6 14 (15.22%) SAN
7 9 (9.78%) SSH
8 7 (7.61%) LDAP
8 7 (7.61%) FTP
8 7 (7.61%) NAS
9 5 (5.43%) POP3
9 5 (5.43%) IMAP
10 4 (4.35%) LAN
11 3 (3.26%) VPN
12 2 (2.17%) WAN
12 2 (2.17%) Wireless
13 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (52.17%) MySQL
2 18 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.26%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Games
2 14 (15.22%) Online Betting
3 7 (7.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) Web Services
2 9 (9.78%) LAMP
3 5 (5.43%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 2 (2.17%) HTML
4 2 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Online Games
2 9 (9.78%) Clustering
3 6 (6.52%) Replication
4 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.09%) NHS
8 1 (1.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (39.13%) CentOS
3 30 (32.61%) UNIX
4 27 (29.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (19.57%) Debian
6 16 (17.39%) Windows
7 7 (7.61%) Solaris
8 6 (6.52%) Fedora
9 5 (5.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) E-Commerce
2 15 (16.30%) Load Balancing
3 14 (15.22%) Service Delivery
4 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.87%) ITIL
6 7 (7.61%) Change Management
6 7 (7.61%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (7.61%) DevOps
7 6 (6.52%) Time Management
8 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.26%) Open Source
9 3 (3.26%) Project Management
10 2 (2.17%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.17%) Migration
10 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.17%) CRM
10 2 (2.17%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.17%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) Perl
1 31 (33.70%) Python
2 29 (31.52%) Bash Shell
3 23 (25.00%) SQL
4 19 (20.65%) Java
5 15 (16.30%) Shell Script
6 12 (13.04%) PHP
7 4 (4.35%) C-shell
8 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.09%) Ruby
8 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) RHCE
3 3 (3.26%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.17%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) NFS
2 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.22%) iptables
3 13 (14.13%) Samba
4 10 (10.87%) Varnish
5 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
6 6 (6.52%) vSphere
6 6 (6.52%) KVM
7 5 (5.43%) Postfix
7 5 (5.43%) Sendmail
8 4 (4.35%) qmail
9 3 (3.26%) Xen
10 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.17%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.61%) Puppet
3 6 (6.52%) cPanel
4 5 (5.43%) Nagios
4 5 (5.43%) Cacti
5 3 (3.26%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.17%) systemd
6 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.09%) Plesk
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 20 (21.74%) Oracle
3 19 (20.65%) VMware
4 5 (5.43%) Google
4 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.43%) Cisco
5 4 (4.35%) F5
6 3 (3.26%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.09%) HP
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix
8 1 (1.09%) Juniper
8 1 (1.09%) IBM
8 1 (1.09%) SAP
8 1 (1.09%) Veeam
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