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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 204 199 184
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 51 72 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.90% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.95% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 78
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,850
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
7007 7615 8024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.05% 95.61% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 6296 6921
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -6 26 £45,000 -5.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 23 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Suffolk +2 1 £30,000 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (50.70%) MySQL
3 35 (49.30%) DNS
4 31 (43.66%) CentOS
5 30 (42.25%) UNIX
5 30 (42.25%) Apache
6 27 (38.03%) Perl
7 25 (35.21%) Red Hat
8 23 (32.39%) Tomcat
8 23 (32.39%) Python
9 22 (30.99%) Bash Shell
10 20 (28.17%) Debian
11 19 (26.76%) SMTP
12 18 (25.35%) DHCP
13 17 (23.94%) Oracle
13 17 (23.94%) TCP/IP
14 14 (19.72%) Firewall
14 14 (19.72%) Windows
14 14 (19.72%) SQL
14 14 (19.72%) NFS
14 14 (19.72%) iptables
15 13 (18.31%) HTTP
15 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
15 13 (18.31%) ITIL
16 12 (16.90%) SAN
16 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (15.49%) Ubuntu
17 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
17 11 (15.49%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (15.49%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 30 (42.25%) Apache
2 23 (32.39%) Tomcat
3 9 (12.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (12.68%) CMS
4 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 3 (4.23%) WordPress
4 3 (4.23%) nginx
4 3 (4.23%) Moodle
4 3 (4.23%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.82%) JBoss
5 2 (2.82%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.41%) Zope
6 1 (1.41%) Plone
6 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (49.30%) DNS
2 19 (26.76%) SMTP
3 18 (25.35%) DHCP
4 17 (23.94%) TCP/IP
5 14 (19.72%) Firewall
6 13 (18.31%) HTTP
7 12 (16.90%) SAN
8 10 (14.08%) NAS
9 8 (11.27%) FTP
10 7 (9.86%) LAN
10 7 (9.86%) WAN
10 7 (9.86%) Internet
11 6 (8.45%) SNMP
12 5 (7.04%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (7.04%) InfiniBand
12 5 (7.04%) iSCSI
13 4 (5.63%) SSL
14 3 (4.23%) SSH
14 3 (4.23%) IMAP
14 3 (4.23%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.70%) MySQL
2 11 (15.49%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Big Data
General
1 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.08%) Finance
3 9 (12.68%) Games
3 9 (12.68%) Online Betting
4 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Web Services
2 6 (8.45%) LAMP
3 3 (4.23%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 2 (2.82%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Online Games
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) Replication
4 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.82%) Physics
4 2 (2.82%) Open Source
4 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.41%) Informatics
5 1 (1.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (43.66%) CentOS
3 30 (42.25%) UNIX
4 20 (28.17%) Debian
5 14 (19.72%) Windows
6 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (15.49%) Ubuntu
8 8 (11.27%) Solaris
9 3 (4.23%) AIX
10 2 (2.82%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.82%) OpenBSD
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
1 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
2 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.45%) Scrum
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.23%) Time Management
9 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.82%) DevOps
9 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.82%) Workflow
9 2 (2.82%) DNA
9 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) Bioinformatics
10 1 (1.41%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.41%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Perl
2 23 (32.39%) Python
3 22 (30.99%) Bash Shell
4 14 (19.72%) SQL
5 10 (14.08%) Java
6 8 (11.27%) PHP
7 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.41%) LPIC
3 1 (1.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) NFS
1 14 (19.72%) iptables
2 10 (14.08%) Samba
3 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.04%) Xen
4 5 (7.04%) Sendmail
5 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.23%) Varnish
6 3 (4.23%) KVM
7 2 (2.82%) Ceph
7 2 (2.82%) Postfix
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) cPanel
3 3 (4.23%) Nagios
3 3 (4.23%) Cacti
3 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Red Hat
2 17 (23.94%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) HP
5 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco
6 5 (7.04%) EMC
6 5 (7.04%) Isilon
7 3 (4.23%) Rackspace
7 3 (4.23%) Google
8 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Vertica
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) Sun
8 2 (2.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) SAP
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 per annum + + Car (5K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 25 days ago