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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 199 201 186
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 63 86 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.83% 1.01% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.05% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 72 70
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,150 £34,271
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
7323 8155 8088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.13% 95.58% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6000 6780 7035
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 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Hertfordshire -5 31 £45,000 -15.09% 5
Cambridgeshire +8 27 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Suffolk +1 3 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Bedfordshire +30 1 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Norfolk - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (54.65%) MySQL
3 45 (52.33%) DNS
4 41 (47.67%) Apache
5 33 (38.37%) CentOS
6 32 (37.21%) UNIX
7 31 (36.05%) Red Hat
8 30 (34.88%) Perl
9 27 (31.40%) Tomcat
9 27 (31.40%) Bash Shell
10 26 (30.23%) Python
11 25 (29.07%) Debian
12 22 (25.58%) Oracle
13 21 (24.42%) SMTP
13 21 (24.42%) DHCP
14 18 (20.93%) HTTP
14 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
14 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
14 18 (20.93%) SQL
14 18 (20.93%) ITIL
14 18 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (20.93%) iptables
15 16 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (18.60%) Telecoms
15 16 (18.60%) NFS
16 15 (17.44%) Firewall
16 15 (17.44%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (16.28%) Finance
17 14 (16.28%) Samba
17 14 (16.28%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 41 (47.67%) Apache
2 27 (31.40%) Tomcat
3 13 (15.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 13 (15.12%) CMS
4 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.49%) WordPress
4 3 (3.49%) nginx
4 3 (3.49%) Moodle
5 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.33%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.16%) Zope
6 1 (1.16%) Plone
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (52.33%) DNS
2 21 (24.42%) SMTP
2 21 (24.42%) DHCP
3 18 (20.93%) HTTP
3 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
4 15 (17.44%) Firewall
5 13 (15.12%) SAN
6 7 (8.14%) Internet
6 7 (8.14%) FTP
6 7 (8.14%) NAS
7 5 (5.81%) LAN
7 5 (5.81%) WAN
8 4 (4.65%) SNMP
8 4 (4.65%) SSL
8 4 (4.65%) SSH
9 3 (3.49%) IMAP
9 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.49%) InfiniBand
9 3 (3.49%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (54.65%) MySQL
2 15 (17.44%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
General
1 16 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.28%) Finance
3 13 (15.12%) Games
3 13 (15.12%) Online Betting
4 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) Web Services
2 7 (8.14%) LAMP
3 3 (3.49%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 2 (2.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Online Games
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Clustering
3 4 (4.65%) Replication
3 4 (4.65%) Open Source
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.33%) Physics
5 2 (2.33%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.16%) Informatics
6 1 (1.16%) PMI
6 1 (1.16%) DTV
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (38.37%) CentOS
3 32 (37.21%) UNIX
4 25 (29.07%) Debian
5 18 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (13.95%) Windows
7 11 (12.79%) Ubuntu
8 8 (9.30%) Solaris
9 3 (3.49%) AIX
10 2 (2.33%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.33%) OpenBSD
11 1 (1.16%) Fedora
11 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) ITIL
1 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
2 13 (15.12%) Service Delivery
3 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.98%) Scrum
6 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.49%) Time Management
7 3 (3.49%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) DevOps
8 2 (2.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.33%) Change Management
8 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.16%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.16%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.16%) Data Management
9 1 (1.16%) Speech Recognition
9 1 (1.16%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) Perl
2 27 (31.40%) Bash Shell
3 26 (30.23%) Python
4 18 (20.93%) SQL
5 14 (16.28%) Java
6 10 (11.63%) PHP
7 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.33%) LPIC
3 1 (1.16%) RHCE
3 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) iptables
2 16 (18.60%) NFS
3 14 (16.28%) Samba
4 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
5 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.81%) Sendmail
6 5 (5.81%) KVM
7 4 (4.65%) Xen
8 3 (3.49%) Varnish
9 2 (2.33%) Ceph
9 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.33%) Postfix
9 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.65%) cPanel
3 3 (3.49%) Nagios
3 3 (3.49%) Cacti
4 2 (2.33%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.16%) Ansible
5 1 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Red Hat
2 22 (25.58%) Oracle
3 11 (12.79%) VMware
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.81%) HP
5 4 (4.65%) Google
5 4 (4.65%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.49%) EMC
6 3 (3.49%) Isilon
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) Dell
7 2 (2.33%) Sun
7 2 (2.33%) Vertica
7 2 (2.33%) NetApp
8 1 (1.16%) SAP
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum + + Car (5K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago