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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 224 158 222
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 42 85 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 1.19% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.25% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 70 44
Average salary £43,500 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
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
7307 6818 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 95.52% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5952 5868 7455
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 £25,000 £24,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -14 28 £43,500 +6.74% 6
Hertfordshire -14 11 £48,500 +61.66%
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 -
Essex -12 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (61.34%) Red Hat
3 49 (41.18%) CentOS
4 47 (39.50%) Oracle
5 43 (36.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (35.29%) Perl
6 42 (35.29%) SQL
6 42 (35.29%) Apache
7 36 (30.25%) Windows
7 36 (30.25%) DNS
8 34 (28.57%) DHCP
8 34 (28.57%) UNIX
8 34 (28.57%) VMware
8 34 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 33 (27.73%) Firewall
10 31 (26.05%) Bash Shell
11 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
12 29 (24.37%) MySQL
13 28 (23.53%) E-Commerce
14 24 (20.17%) Finance
15 23 (19.33%) Oracle Database
16 22 (18.49%) RHCE
16 22 (18.49%) Java
16 22 (18.49%) SAP
16 22 (18.49%) ITIL
17 21 (17.65%) Active Directory
18 18 (15.13%) T-SQL
18 18 (15.13%) Migration
18 18 (15.13%) VMware ESX
18 18 (15.13%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (35.29%) Apache
2 16 (13.45%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.76%) CMS
4 13 (10.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.52%) nginx
5 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.68%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.84%) IIS
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Office
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
2 7 (5.88%) Magento
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.25%) DNS
2 34 (28.57%) DHCP
3 33 (27.73%) Firewall
4 17 (14.29%) SAN
5 14 (11.76%) HTTP
5 14 (11.76%) VLAN
6 12 (10.08%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.72%) LDAP
8 7 (5.88%) Internet
9 4 (3.36%) VPN
9 4 (3.36%) NAS
10 3 (2.52%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (2.52%) LAN
11 2 (1.68%) SSL
11 2 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.84%) IMAP
12 1 (0.84%) IPsec
12 1 (0.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) MySQL
2 23 (19.33%) Oracle Database
3 16 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) JIRA
1 8 (6.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 15 (12.61%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.92%) Games
3 13 (10.92%) Online Betting
4 11 (9.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (7.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) LAMP
2 7 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.84%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) PKI
1 13 (10.92%) Online Games
2 5 (4.20%) Open Source
3 3 (2.52%) Clustering
4 2 (1.68%) Firmware
5 1 (0.84%) HACMP
5 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) AS400
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) Physics
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.84%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (41.18%) CentOS
3 43 (36.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (30.25%) Windows
5 34 (28.57%) UNIX
6 13 (10.92%) Ubuntu
7 11 (9.24%) Debian
8 7 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.20%) AIX
10 4 (3.36%) Solaris
11 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.68%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.68%) HPUX
13 1 (0.84%) SUSE
13 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.84%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 22 (18.49%) ITIL
4 18 (15.13%) Migration
5 15 (12.61%) ERP
6 14 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 14 (11.76%) DevOps
7 13 (10.92%) Data Analysis
8 9 (7.56%) CRM
9 8 (6.72%) OO
10 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.36%) Load Balancing
12 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (1.68%) Data Protection
13 2 (1.68%) Network Architecture
13 2 (1.68%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (1.68%) Release Management
13 2 (1.68%) Network Monitoring
14 1 (0.84%) Server Monitoring
14 1 (0.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.29%) Perl
1 42 (35.29%) SQL
2 31 (26.05%) Bash Shell
3 22 (18.49%) Java
4 18 (15.13%) T-SQL
5 16 (13.45%) Python
6 14 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 11 (9.24%) PHP
7 11 (9.24%) Korn
8 10 (8.40%) AWK
9 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.52%) Ruby
11 2 (1.68%) C
12 1 (0.84%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (18.49%) RHCE
2 18 (15.13%) Degree
3 13 (10.92%) OCP
3 13 (10.92%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.68%) MCP
5 1 (0.84%) MCSE
5 1 (0.84%) CCNP
5 1 (0.84%) CCNA
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.13%) VMware ESX
3 14 (11.76%) vSphere
4 13 (10.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.36%) NFS
7 3 (2.52%) KVM
7 3 (2.52%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.84%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.84%) Varnish
9 1 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.84%) Xen
9 1 (0.84%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) Puppet
2 15 (12.61%) SCOM
3 13 (10.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (10.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (8.40%) SCCM
4 10 (8.40%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (8.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.20%) Nagios
5 5 (4.20%) ZABBIX
6 4 (3.36%) CFEngine
6 4 (3.36%) Ansible
7 2 (1.68%) Opsview
8 1 (0.84%) Munin
8 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (61.34%) Red Hat
2 47 (39.50%) Oracle
3 34 (28.57%) VMware
4 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.49%) SAP
6 13 (10.92%) EMC
7 8 (6.72%) HP
7 8 (6.72%) Atlassian
8 7 (5.88%) JD Edwards
9 4 (3.36%) Cisco
10 3 (2.52%) IBM
11 2 (1.68%) JBoss
11 2 (1.68%) Dell
11 2 (1.68%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.68%) Splunk
11 2 (1.68%) Vertica
11 2 (1.68%) NetApp
12 1 (0.84%) Intel
12 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.84%) Symantec
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