The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 201 189 232
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 63 68 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.89% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.94% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 52 28
Average salary £43,500 £44,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.24% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,950 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7639 7232 8194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.77% 94.55% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6379 6190 6968
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
England

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 July 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 30 July 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 -2 36 £43,500 +2.35% 5
Hertfordshire +2 21 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Essex +5 4 £52,500 +40.00%
Norfolk - 1 £32,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Linux
2 85 (55.92%) Red Hat
3 54 (35.53%) CentOS
4 49 (32.24%) UNIX
4 49 (32.24%) Windows
5 48 (31.58%) Apache
5 48 (31.58%) Oracle
6 45 (29.61%) Perl
7 44 (28.95%) DNS
7 44 (28.95%) Firewall
8 43 (28.29%) MySQL
9 41 (26.97%) SQL
9 41 (26.97%) E-Commerce
10 40 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (25.66%) DHCP
12 35 (23.03%) Bash Shell
13 34 (22.37%) Finance
14 33 (21.71%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (21.05%) VMware
15 32 (21.05%) Java
16 30 (19.74%) Shell Script
17 25 (16.45%) Degree
18 24 (15.79%) Active Directory
19 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
19 23 (15.13%) Tomcat
19 23 (15.13%) ITIL
19 23 (15.13%) RHCE
20 22 (14.47%) Python
21 21 (13.82%) HTTP
21 21 (13.82%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 48 (31.58%) Apache
2 23 (15.13%) Tomcat
3 19 (12.50%) CMS
4 18 (11.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (4.61%) MS Exchange
6 6 (3.95%) nginx
7 2 (1.32%) Mule
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
8 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (5.92%) Oracle CRM
1 9 (5.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.95%) DNS
1 44 (28.95%) Firewall
2 39 (25.66%) DHCP
3 21 (13.82%) HTTP
4 20 (13.16%) SAN
5 18 (11.84%) VLAN
6 15 (9.87%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.58%) VPN
8 7 (4.61%) LDAP
8 7 (4.61%) Internet
8 7 (4.61%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.97%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (1.97%) NAS
10 2 (1.32%) SSL
10 2 (1.32%) LAN
10 2 (1.32%) SMTP
11 1 (0.66%) RIP
11 1 (0.66%) IPsec
11 1 (0.66%) OSPF
11 1 (0.66%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.29%) MySQL
2 21 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (9.21%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (22.37%) Finance
2 20 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 18 (11.84%) Games
3 18 (11.84%) Online Betting
4 11 (7.24%) Marketing
5 10 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.87%) LAMP
2 9 (5.92%) .NET
3 8 (5.26%) Web Services
4 2 (1.32%) SOAP
5 1 (0.66%) XML
5 1 (0.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) Online Games
2 11 (7.24%) PKI
3 7 (4.61%) Open Source
4 3 (1.97%) Clustering
4 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) HACMP
6 1 (0.66%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 152 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (35.53%) CentOS
3 49 (32.24%) UNIX
3 49 (32.24%) Windows
4 40 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (11.84%) Debian
6 15 (9.87%) Ubuntu
7 9 (5.92%) Solaris
7 9 (5.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (4.61%) AIX
9 5 (3.29%) HPUX
10 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.63%) Fedora
11 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.32%) SELinux
12 2 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.66%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.66%) SUSE
13 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.97%) E-Commerce
2 33 (21.71%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (15.13%) ITIL
4 21 (13.82%) Service Delivery
5 11 (7.24%) Data Analysis
5 11 (7.24%) Migration
5 11 (7.24%) CRM
6 10 (6.58%) OO
7 9 (5.92%) ERP
7 9 (5.92%) DevOps
8 7 (4.61%) Release Management
8 7 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.95%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.97%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (1.97%) Load Balancing
11 3 (1.97%) Data Protection
12 2 (1.32%) Business Continuity Planning
12 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.61%) Perl
2 41 (26.97%) SQL
3 35 (23.03%) Bash Shell
4 32 (21.05%) Java
5 30 (19.74%) Shell Script
6 22 (14.47%) Python
7 17 (11.18%) PHP
8 12 (7.89%) Korn
8 12 (7.89%) AWK
9 11 (7.24%) T-SQL
10 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.61%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.32%) C-shell
12 2 (1.32%) Ruby
13 1 (0.66%) C
13 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (16.45%) Degree
2 23 (15.13%) RHCE
3 11 (7.24%) OCP
3 11 (7.24%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.92%) MCSE
5 5 (3.29%) CCNP
5 5 (3.29%) CCNA
5 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.63%) MCITP
7 2 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.87%) VMware ESX
2 15 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.21%) vSphere
4 13 (8.55%) KVM
5 11 (7.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (5.92%) Hyper-V
7 7 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.29%) Xen
9 3 (1.97%) NFS
10 2 (1.32%) Squid
11 1 (0.66%) Samba
11 1 (0.66%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) Puppet
2 12 (7.89%) Red Hat Satellite
2 12 (7.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 11 (7.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (7.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (5.92%) SCCM
4 9 (5.92%) SCOM
5 6 (3.95%) Nagios
6 5 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.63%) Ansible
8 3 (1.97%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.32%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.32%) Opsview
10 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.66%) Munin
10 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 85 (55.92%) Red Hat
2 48 (31.58%) Oracle
3 32 (21.05%) VMware
4 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
5 18 (11.84%) SAP
6 11 (7.24%) EMC
7 9 (5.92%) JD Edwards
8 8 (5.26%) Atlassian
8 8 (5.26%) Cisco
9 6 (3.95%) HP
10 4 (2.63%) Splunk
10 4 (2.63%) JBoss
11 2 (1.32%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.32%) NetApp
12 1 (0.66%) Sun
12 1 (0.66%) IBM
12 1 (0.66%) Intel
12 1 (0.66%) Symantec
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