The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 243 197 196
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 13 79 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 1.06% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.08% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 53 80
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
6335 7292 8228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.93% 97.64% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5335 6001 6841
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Cambridgeshire -26 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (56.82%) Unix
3 23 (52.27%) Red Hat
3 23 (52.27%) VMware
4 19 (43.18%) Perl
5 18 (40.91%) CentOS
6 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
6 17 (38.64%) Apache
7 15 (34.09%) PHP
7 15 (34.09%) MySQL
7 15 (34.09%) DNS
8 14 (31.82%) LAMP
8 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (29.55%) Time Management
9 13 (29.55%) FTP
10 12 (27.27%) Oracle
10 12 (27.27%) SSL
10 12 (27.27%) SSH
10 12 (27.27%) Sendmail
11 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (25.00%) Clustering
11 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.73%) SAN
13 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
13 9 (20.45%) Python
13 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
13 9 (20.45%) Windows
13 9 (20.45%) ITIL
13 9 (20.45%) Problem Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (38.64%) Apache
2 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (15.91%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (11.36%) nginx
5 4 (9.09%) Joomla!
5 4 (9.09%) Moodle
5 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 4 (9.09%) WordPress
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Office
2 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (6.82%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.82%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) DNS
2 13 (29.55%) FTP
3 12 (27.27%) SSH
3 12 (27.27%) SSL
4 10 (22.73%) SAN
5 9 (20.45%) NAS
5 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.91%) Firewall
7 6 (13.64%) SMTP
8 5 (11.36%) IMAP
8 5 (11.36%) POP3
9 2 (4.55%) DHCP
10 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.27%) HTTP
10 1 (2.27%) Internet
10 1 (2.27%) LAN
10 1 (2.27%) VPN
10 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (6.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) LAMP
2 7 (15.91%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (11.36%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (9.09%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 4 (9.09%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) Django
6 1 (2.27%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Replication
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (56.82%) Unix
3 18 (40.91%) CentOS
4 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.45%) Windows
6 7 (15.91%) Ubuntu
7 6 (13.64%) Debian
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.82%) CoreOS
10 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
11 2 (4.55%) HPUX
11 2 (4.55%) SUSE
11 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (2.27%) AIX
12 1 (2.27%) Fedora
12 1 (2.27%) VMS
12 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Time Management
2 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
2 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Problem Management
3 8 (18.18%) Open Source
4 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Server Building
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.55%) High Availability
7 2 (4.55%) Information Management
7 2 (4.55%) Network Management
8 1 (2.27%) CRM
8 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Perl
2 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
3 15 (34.09%) PHP
4 9 (20.45%) Python
5 7 (15.91%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) PhD
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (27.27%) Sendmail
3 7 (15.91%) Postfix
3 7 (15.91%) qmail
4 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.36%) iptables
4 5 (11.36%) Varnish
5 4 (9.09%) Xen
6 3 (6.82%) Ceph
6 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.82%) vSphere
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.27%) Corosync
8 1 (2.27%) Docker
8 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) Plesk
3 5 (11.36%) cPanel
3 5 (11.36%) Nagios
4 4 (9.09%) Cacti
5 2 (4.55%) WSUS
6 1 (2.27%) Ansible
6 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Red Hat
1 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) IBM
5 4 (9.09%) IDERA
5 4 (9.09%) R1Soft
6 3 (6.82%) Google
6 3 (6.82%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) Sun
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) Isilon