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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 206 179 218
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 56 66 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.91% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.96% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 32
Average salary £43,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.57% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
7589 6859 8596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.98% 94.70% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6253 5881 7323
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(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
Cambridgeshire -11 32 £43,500 - 4
Hertfordshire -4 19 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Essex -1 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Norfolk - 1 £32,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 81 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 54 (40.00%) CentOS
4 47 (34.81%) Oracle
5 45 (33.33%) Perl
5 45 (33.33%) Apache
6 44 (32.59%) UNIX
7 42 (31.11%) SQL
7 42 (31.11%) DNS
8 41 (30.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (29.63%) Windows
9 40 (29.63%) Firewall
10 38 (28.15%) E-Commerce
11 37 (27.41%) MySQL
11 37 (27.41%) DHCP
12 36 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (24.44%) VMware
14 32 (23.70%) Bash Shell
15 29 (21.48%) Finance
16 28 (20.74%) Java
17 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 27 (20.00%) Shell Script
18 23 (17.04%) ITIL
18 23 (17.04%) Active Directory
19 22 (16.30%) SAP
20 21 (15.56%) RHCE
20 21 (15.56%) Degree
21 20 (14.81%) Tomcat
21 20 (14.81%) Python
22 19 (14.07%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 45 (33.33%) Apache
2 20 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 16 (11.85%) CMS
4 15 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (4.44%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.70%) nginx
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.74%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Office
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (9.63%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
2 9 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.11%) DNS
2 40 (29.63%) Firewall
3 37 (27.41%) DHCP
4 19 (14.07%) SAN
5 18 (13.33%) HTTP
6 16 (11.85%) VLAN
7 13 (9.63%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.67%) VPN
9 7 (5.19%) LDAP
9 7 (5.19%) Internet
10 6 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (1.48%) NAS
12 2 (1.48%) LAN
12 2 (1.48%) SMTP
13 1 (0.74%) RIP
13 1 (0.74%) SSL
13 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.74%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.41%) MySQL
2 19 (14.07%) Oracle Database
3 18 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) JIRA
1 8 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.48%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (21.48%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Telecoms
3 15 (11.11%) Online Betting
3 15 (11.11%) Games
4 11 (8.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (8.15%) Marketing
5 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.48%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) LAMP
2 9 (6.67%) .NET
3 7 (5.19%) Web Services
4 2 (1.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Online Games
2 12 (8.89%) PKI
3 5 (3.70%) Open Source
4 2 (1.48%) Firmware
4 2 (1.48%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) HACMP
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (40.00%) CentOS
3 44 (32.59%) UNIX
4 41 (30.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (29.63%) Windows
6 16 (11.85%) Debian
7 15 (11.11%) Ubuntu
8 9 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.44%) AIX
10 5 (3.70%) Solaris
11 3 (2.22%) HPUX
11 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.48%) Fedora
12 2 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.48%) SELinux
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.74%) SUSE
13 1 (0.74%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.15%) E-Commerce
2 36 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (17.04%) ITIL
4 18 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 15 (11.11%) Migration
6 13 (9.63%) ERP
7 12 (8.89%) Data Analysis
8 11 (8.15%) CRM
9 10 (7.41%) OO
9 10 (7.41%) DevOps
10 7 (5.19%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.44%) Release Management
12 4 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.22%) Data Protection
13 3 (2.22%) Load Balancing
14 2 (1.48%) Business Continuity Planning
14 2 (1.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (1.48%) Network Architecture
14 2 (1.48%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.33%) Perl
2 42 (31.11%) SQL
3 32 (23.70%) Bash Shell
4 28 (20.74%) Java
5 27 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 20 (14.81%) Python
7 15 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 15 (11.11%) PHP
8 12 (8.89%) AWK
8 12 (8.89%) Korn
9 9 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.19%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.48%) Ruby
12 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) RHCE
1 21 (15.56%) Degree
2 12 (8.89%) OCP
2 12 (8.89%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.44%) MCSE
4 4 (2.96%) CCNP
4 4 (2.96%) CCNA
4 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.48%) MCP
5 2 (1.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
1 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (17.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.59%) VMware ESX
3 15 (11.11%) vSphere
4 13 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (8.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (5.93%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.93%) KVM
7 6 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.96%) NFS
8 4 (2.96%) Xen
9 1 (0.74%) Samba
9 1 (0.74%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.74%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) Puppet
2 13 (9.63%) SCOM
3 12 (8.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (8.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (8.89%) Red Hat Satellite
3 12 (8.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 10 (7.41%) SCCM
5 5 (3.70%) Nagios
6 4 (2.96%) Ansible
6 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.96%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.22%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.48%) Opsview
9 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.74%) Munin
9 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 47 (34.81%) Oracle
3 33 (24.44%) VMware
4 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (16.30%) SAP
6 12 (8.89%) EMC
7 9 (6.67%) JD Edwards
8 8 (5.93%) Atlassian
9 6 (4.44%) Cisco
9 6 (4.44%) HP
10 4 (2.96%) Splunk
11 2 (1.48%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.48%) IBM
11 2 (1.48%) JBoss
11 2 (1.48%) NetApp
12 1 (0.74%) Dell
12 1 (0.74%) Sun
12 1 (0.74%) Vertica
12 1 (0.74%) Symantec
12 1 (0.74%) Intel
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