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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 201 198 201
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 60 79 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.81% 0.94% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.98% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 46 63 59
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,185
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
7130 8031 7928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.44% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 6697 6916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +5 29 £45,000 -15.09% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 25 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Suffolk +2 3 £38,500 +28.33%
Bedfordshire - 2 £37,500 - 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (55.79%) MySQL
3 49 (51.58%) Apache
3 49 (51.58%) DNS
4 40 (42.11%) Red Hat
5 35 (36.84%) CentOS
6 31 (32.63%) Perl
6 31 (32.63%) UNIX
7 30 (31.58%) Tomcat
8 28 (29.47%) Bash Shell
9 27 (28.42%) Python
10 25 (26.32%) Debian
10 25 (26.32%) Oracle
11 23 (24.21%) SQL
12 21 (22.11%) E-Commerce
12 21 (22.11%) DHCP
12 21 (22.11%) HTTP
13 20 (21.05%) SMTP
13 20 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (20.00%) iptables
14 19 (20.00%) ITIL
14 19 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 18 (18.95%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (18.95%) NFS
16 17 (17.89%) Java
16 17 (17.89%) Finance
16 17 (17.89%) Firewall
16 17 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (16.84%) CMS
17 16 (16.84%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 49 (51.58%) Apache
2 30 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 16 (16.84%) CMS
3 16 (16.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.21%) nginx
5 3 (3.16%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.16%) IIS
5 3 (3.16%) Moodle
5 3 (3.16%) WordPress
6 2 (2.11%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.11%) JBoss
7 1 (1.05%) Zope
7 1 (1.05%) Plone
7 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Magento
2 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.05%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 49 (51.58%) DNS
2 21 (22.11%) DHCP
2 21 (22.11%) HTTP
3 20 (21.05%) SMTP
4 17 (17.89%) Firewall
5 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.53%) SAN
7 7 (7.37%) Internet
8 6 (6.32%) SSL
9 5 (5.26%) FTP
9 5 (5.26%) NAS
10 4 (4.21%) SSH
11 3 (3.16%) IMAP
11 3 (3.16%) VPN
11 3 (3.16%) LAN
11 3 (3.16%) WAN
11 3 (3.16%) POP3
12 2 (2.11%) SNMP
13 1 (1.05%) Wireless
13 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (55.79%) MySQL
2 18 (18.95%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.05%) Big Data
General
1 19 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (17.89%) Finance
3 16 (16.84%) Games
3 16 (16.84%) Online Betting
4 3 (3.16%) Electronics
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) Web Services
2 6 (6.32%) LAMP
3 3 (3.16%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 1 (1.05%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Online Games
2 5 (5.26%) Clustering
3 4 (4.21%) Replication
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Open Source
4 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.11%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Informatics
6 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.05%) Physics
6 1 (1.05%) DTV
6 1 (1.05%) PMI
6 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (36.84%) CentOS
3 31 (32.63%) UNIX
4 25 (26.32%) Debian
5 20 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 9 (9.47%) Windows
7 9 (9.47%) Solaris
8 5 (5.26%) Fedora
9 2 (2.11%) AIX
10 1 (1.05%) OpenBSD
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.05%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) E-Commerce
2 19 (20.00%) ITIL
3 16 (16.84%) Service Delivery
4 12 (12.63%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.32%) Change Management
6 6 (6.32%) Scrum
7 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.26%) DevOps
8 4 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.16%) Time Management
9 3 (3.16%) Project Management
9 3 (3.16%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.11%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.05%) Data Management
11 1 (1.05%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.05%) Speech Recognition
11 1 (1.05%) Matrix Management
11 1 (1.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) Perl
2 28 (29.47%) Bash Shell
3 27 (28.42%) Python
4 23 (24.21%) SQL
5 17 (17.89%) Java
6 11 (11.58%) PHP
7 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.05%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) RHCE
2 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.11%) LPIC
3 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.05%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.00%) iptables
2 18 (18.95%) NFS
3 16 (16.84%) Samba
4 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.26%) Sendmail
6 4 (4.21%) KVM
6 4 (4.21%) Varnish
6 4 (4.21%) Xen
7 2 (2.11%) Postfix
7 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.05%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Puppet
2 4 (4.21%) cPanel
2 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.16%) Nagios
3 3 (3.16%) Cacti
4 2 (2.11%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.05%) Ansible
5 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 25 (26.32%) Oracle
3 13 (13.68%) VMware
4 5 (5.26%) Google
4 5 (5.26%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.16%) HP
5 3 (3.16%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Vertica
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.11%) Sun
6 2 (2.11%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) SAP
7 1 (1.05%) NetApp
7 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.05%) Juniper
7 1 (1.05%) EMC
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) Isilon
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35k pa + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS Geophysical Company UK Ltd.
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income t
Posted: 8 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago