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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 232 238 201
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 32 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.40% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.42% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 37
Average salary £39,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £31,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6812 6968 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.56% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5574 5644 5248
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +12 24 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 7 £31,250 -34.21% 6
Bedfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (47.27%) VMware
3 25 (45.45%) Unix
3 25 (45.45%) DNS
4 23 (41.82%) Red Hat
5 21 (38.18%) Bash Shell
6 20 (36.36%) MySQL
7 19 (34.55%) Windows
8 18 (32.73%) Perl
8 18 (32.73%) Apache
9 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (29.09%) CentOS
10 16 (29.09%) Time Management
10 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
11 15 (27.27%) FTP
12 14 (25.45%) Clustering
12 14 (25.45%) SSH
12 14 (25.45%) PHP
12 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (23.64%) Sendmail
13 13 (23.64%) Puppet
13 13 (23.64%) SSL
13 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
13 13 (23.64%) LAMP
14 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
14 12 (21.82%) Oracle
14 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
15 11 (20.00%) SAN
15 11 (20.00%) Firewall
16 10 (18.18%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (32.73%) Apache
2 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.36%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
3 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.27%) Joomla!
4 4 (7.27%) Moodle
4 4 (7.27%) nginx
4 4 (7.27%) WordPress
5 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (3.64%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.64%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) DNS
2 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
3 15 (27.27%) FTP
4 14 (25.45%) SSH
5 13 (23.64%) SSL
6 11 (20.00%) Firewall
6 11 (20.00%) SAN
7 9 (16.36%) DHCP
7 9 (16.36%) NAS
7 9 (16.36%) SMTP
8 5 (9.09%) VPN
9 4 (7.27%) HTTP
9 4 (7.27%) IMAP
9 4 (7.27%) IPsec
9 4 (7.27%) POP3
10 3 (5.45%) LAN
11 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (3.64%) LDAP
12 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.82%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) LAMP
2 9 (16.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (10.91%) Web Services
4 4 (7.27%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 4 (7.27%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (3.64%) Django
6 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Clustering
2 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.09%) Replication
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.45%) Life Science
5 3 (5.45%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.64%) Biology
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.82%) iPad
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (45.45%) Unix
3 19 (34.55%) Windows
4 16 (29.09%) CentOS
5 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) CoreOS
6 2 (3.64%) Debian
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) SUSE
7 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.82%) VMS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Time Management
2 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
2 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
3 8 (14.55%) Network Management
4 6 (10.91%) Open Source
5 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.45%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (5.45%) CRM
6 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.64%) High Availability
7 2 (3.64%) Information Management
7 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.64%) Server Building
8 1 (1.82%) DevOps
8 1 (1.82%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (1.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Bash Shell
2 18 (32.73%) Perl
3 14 (25.45%) PHP
4 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
5 9 (16.36%) Java
5 9 (16.36%) Python
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) CCNA
2 1 (1.82%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) RHCE
2 1 (1.82%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (23.64%) Sendmail
3 9 (16.36%) Postfix
3 9 (16.36%) qmail
4 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
4 8 (14.55%) iptables
5 7 (12.73%) NFS
6 4 (7.27%) Varnish
6 4 (7.27%) Xen
7 2 (3.64%) Ceph
7 2 (3.64%) Samba
7 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.82%) Corosync
8 1 (1.82%) Docker
8 1 (1.82%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.82%) Firmware
8 1 (1.82%) GPFS
8 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Puppet
2 9 (16.36%) Plesk
3 8 (14.55%) Nagios
4 4 (7.27%) Cacti
4 4 (7.27%) cPanel
5 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) VMware
2 23 (41.82%) Red Hat
3 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) Oracle
5 10 (18.18%) IBM
6 7 (12.73%) Cisco
7 5 (9.09%) HP
8 4 (7.27%) Juniper
9 3 (5.45%) Isilon
9 3 (5.45%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) EMC
10 2 (3.64%) Google
10 2 (3.64%) Sun
10 2 (3.64%) Teradata
10 2 (3.64%) Veeam
11 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.82%) Citrix
11 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
Hertfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago