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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 195 188 197
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 86 82 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.96% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.00% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 72 76 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8280 8221 8977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.88% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6869 7147 7448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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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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
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Hertfordshire +9 30 £50,500 +12.22% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 30 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Essex -16 14 £52,500 +52.17%
Suffolk - 10 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire -26 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (54.05%) Red Hat
3 43 (38.74%) Firewall
4 40 (36.04%) Windows
5 35 (31.53%) MySQL
6 32 (28.83%) Shell Script
6 32 (28.83%) CentOS
7 30 (27.03%) UNIX
7 30 (27.03%) E-Commerce
7 30 (27.03%) Finance
8 29 (26.13%) Oracle
9 28 (25.23%) Apache
9 28 (25.23%) DNS
10 26 (23.42%) Perl
11 24 (21.62%) Java
11 24 (21.62%) Bash Shell
12 22 (19.82%) SQL
12 22 (19.82%) DHCP
13 21 (18.92%) Degree
14 20 (18.02%) Tomcat
14 20 (18.02%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (17.12%) SAN
16 18 (16.22%) Telecoms
16 18 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (15.32%) Service Delivery
17 17 (15.32%) VMware
17 17 (15.32%) HTTP
18 16 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (14.41%) VLAN
18 16 (14.41%) KVM

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (25.23%) Apache
2 20 (18.02%) Tomcat
3 15 (13.51%) CMS
3 15 (13.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.60%) nginx
6 2 (1.80%) Mule
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (5.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (38.74%) Firewall
2 28 (25.23%) DNS
3 22 (19.82%) DHCP
4 19 (17.12%) SAN
5 17 (15.32%) HTTP
6 16 (14.41%) VLAN
7 13 (11.71%) VPN
8 11 (9.91%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.31%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (5.41%) LDAP
11 5 (4.50%) NAS
12 2 (1.80%) Internet
12 2 (1.80%) SMTP
12 2 (1.80%) tcpdump
12 2 (1.80%) OpenVPN
12 2 (1.80%) OpenLDAP
13 1 (0.90%) IPsec
13 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.90%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.53%) MySQL
2 16 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Subversion
General
1 30 (27.03%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 15 (13.51%) Online Betting
3 15 (13.51%) Games
4 6 (5.41%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) LAMP
2 7 (6.31%) Web Services
3 6 (5.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.90%) XML
4 1 (0.90%) SOAP
4 1 (0.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Online Games
2 8 (7.21%) Clustering
3 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.60%) Open Source
5 1 (0.90%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.90%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (36.04%) Windows
3 32 (28.83%) CentOS
4 30 (27.03%) UNIX
5 18 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (11.71%) Debian
7 11 (9.91%) Ubuntu
8 9 (8.11%) Solaris
9 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
10 5 (4.50%) AIX
10 5 (4.50%) HPUX
11 4 (3.60%) Fedora
12 3 (2.70%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.80%) SELinux
14 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.90%) SUSE
14 1 (0.90%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) E-Commerce
2 20 (18.02%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (15.32%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.31%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (6.31%) Release Management
5 6 (5.41%) OO
5 6 (5.41%) CRM
6 4 (3.60%) Change Control
7 3 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.70%) ITIL
8 2 (1.80%) BCP
8 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (1.80%) Scrum
8 2 (1.80%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.80%) Information Security
8 2 (1.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.80%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (0.90%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.83%) Shell Script
2 26 (23.42%) Perl
3 24 (21.62%) Java
3 24 (21.62%) Bash Shell
4 22 (19.82%) SQL
5 14 (12.61%) PHP
6 11 (9.91%) Python
6 11 (9.91%) AWK
6 11 (9.91%) Korn
7 9 (8.11%) Bourne shell
8 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.80%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Degree
2 12 (10.81%) RHCE
3 9 (8.11%) MCSE
3 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.50%) CCNP
4 5 (4.50%) CCNA
5 4 (3.60%) MCITP
6 1 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) KVM
2 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.21%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.50%) Xen
7 3 (2.70%) NFS
8 2 (1.80%) Squid
8 2 (1.80%) vSphere
9 1 (0.90%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Red Hat Satellite
1 11 (9.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (6.31%) Nagios
3 6 (5.41%) Puppet
4 3 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.80%) Munin
6 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (54.05%) Red Hat
2 29 (26.13%) Oracle
3 17 (15.32%) VMware
4 11 (9.91%) Cisco
5 8 (7.21%) HP
6 6 (5.41%) SAP
6 6 (5.41%) JD Edwards
7 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.60%) JBoss
8 4 (3.60%) Splunk
9 2 (1.80%) NetApp
10 1 (0.90%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.90%) Juniper
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Sky
Posted: 16 days ago