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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 228 165 210
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 32 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 1.13% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.18% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 68 60
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £27,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
7466 6769 8805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.34% 95.85% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6076 5690 7552
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -3 21 £44,000 +10.00% 5
Hertfordshire -27 7 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Essex -21 2 £46,250 +23.33%
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (55.67%) Red Hat
3 39 (40.21%) CentOS
4 37 (38.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (36.08%) Apache
6 33 (34.02%) Windows
6 33 (34.02%) Oracle
7 32 (32.99%) UNIX
8 31 (31.96%) Perl
8 31 (31.96%) SQL
8 31 (31.96%) VMware
9 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
9 30 (30.93%) DNS
10 29 (29.90%) DHCP
11 26 (26.80%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (22.68%) ITIL
12 22 (22.68%) Firewall
13 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
13 21 (21.65%) Oracle Database
14 18 (18.56%) Bash Shell
14 18 (18.56%) RHCE
14 18 (18.56%) T-SQL
14 18 (18.56%) MySQL
14 18 (18.56%) Migration
15 17 (17.53%) VMware ESX
15 17 (17.53%) SAP
16 16 (16.49%) Python
16 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
16 16 (16.49%) Puppet
17 15 (15.46%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 35 (36.08%) Apache
2 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.28%) CMS
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.06%) iPlanet
4 2 (2.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Magento
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.93%) DNS
2 29 (29.90%) DHCP
3 22 (22.68%) Firewall
4 15 (15.46%) SAN
5 10 (10.31%) VLAN
5 10 (10.31%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.28%) HTTP
6 9 (9.28%) NAS
7 7 (7.22%) Internet
8 5 (5.15%) LAN
9 4 (4.12%) LDAP
10 3 (3.09%) SMTP
10 3 (3.09%) WAN
10 3 (3.09%) FTP
11 2 (2.06%) SNMP
11 2 (2.06%) SSL
11 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.06%) InfiniBand
12 1 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) Oracle Database
2 18 (18.56%) MySQL
3 10 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) JIRA
1 8 (8.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.25%) Games
4 8 (8.25%) Online Betting
5 4 (4.12%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Billing
6 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) LAMP
2 2 (2.06%) Django
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) SOAP
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) PKI
2 8 (8.25%) Online Games
3 6 (6.19%) Open Source
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.06%) Physics
6 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) HACMP
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) AS400
7 1 (1.03%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (40.21%) CentOS
3 37 (38.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (34.02%) Windows
5 32 (32.99%) UNIX
6 8 (8.25%) Ubuntu
7 7 (7.22%) AIX
8 6 (6.19%) Debian
9 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.09%) Solaris
11 2 (2.06%) HPUX
11 2 (2.06%) OpenBSD
11 2 (2.06%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (22.68%) ITIL
3 18 (18.56%) Migration
4 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
5 15 (15.46%) ERP
5 15 (15.46%) Data Analysis
5 15 (15.46%) DevOps
6 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.12%) CRM
8 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.09%) OO
9 3 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.06%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.06%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.06%) DNA
10 2 (2.06%) Bioinformatics
10 2 (2.06%) Workflow
11 1 (1.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) Perl
1 31 (31.96%) SQL
2 18 (18.56%) T-SQL
2 18 (18.56%) Bash Shell
3 16 (16.49%) Python
4 12 (12.37%) Java
5 6 (6.19%) PHP
6 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.12%) Korn
8 3 (3.09%) AWK
8 3 (3.09%) Ruby
9 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.06%) C
10 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) RHCE
2 14 (14.43%) Degree
3 13 (13.40%) OCP
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.53%) VMware ESX
3 14 (14.43%) vSphere
4 13 (13.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.15%) NFS
7 3 (3.09%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.06%) Xen
8 2 (2.06%) Firmware
8 2 (2.06%) KVM
8 2 (2.06%) Ceph
9 1 (1.03%) Varnish
9 1 (1.03%) PowerHA
9 1 (1.03%) Samba
9 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) Puppet
2 15 (15.46%) SCOM
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (13.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (10.31%) SCCM
5 5 (5.15%) ZABBIX
5 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.09%) Ansible
6 3 (3.09%) CFEngine
6 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (55.67%) Red Hat
2 33 (34.02%) Oracle
3 31 (31.96%) VMware
4 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.53%) SAP
6 15 (15.46%) EMC
7 8 (8.25%) Atlassian
8 7 (7.22%) HP
9 6 (6.19%) Cisco
10 3 (3.09%) IBM
11 2 (2.06%) Dell
11 2 (2.06%) JD Edwards
11 2 (2.06%) Isilon
11 2 (2.06%) Vertica
11 2 (2.06%) NetApp
12 1 (1.03%) Intel
12 1 (1.03%) Symantec
12 1 (1.03%) BT
12 1 (1.03%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
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