The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 217 209 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 41 63 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.79% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.83% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 70
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux Systems 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
6995 7582 7871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.07% 95.55% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5663 6281 6777
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the East of England region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the East of England

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Cambridgeshire +21 23 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hertfordshire -15 17 £45,000 -5.75% 1
Suffolk +2 1 £30,000 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) CentOS
3 28 (47.46%) UNIX
4 27 (45.76%) MySQL
5 25 (42.37%) Perl
6 24 (40.68%) DNS
6 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
7 22 (37.29%) Tomcat
8 21 (35.59%) Apache
8 21 (35.59%) Python
8 21 (35.59%) Bash Shell
9 17 (28.81%) Oracle
10 16 (27.12%) DHCP
10 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
11 14 (23.73%) Firewall
12 13 (22.03%) SQL
12 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
12 13 (22.03%) HTTP
13 12 (20.34%) Ubuntu
14 11 (18.64%) Windows
14 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
14 11 (18.64%) Debian
14 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
15 10 (16.95%) Java
15 10 (16.95%) SAN
15 10 (16.95%) Finance
15 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (15.25%) Web Services
16 9 (15.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (37.29%) Tomcat
2 21 (35.59%) Apache
3 9 (15.25%) CMS
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 3 (5.08%) WordPress
4 3 (5.08%) nginx
4 3 (5.08%) Moodle
4 3 (5.08%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.39%) JBoss
5 2 (3.39%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) DNS
2 16 (27.12%) DHCP
2 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
3 14 (23.73%) Firewall
4 13 (22.03%) HTTP
5 10 (16.95%) SAN
6 9 (15.25%) NAS
7 8 (13.56%) SMTP
8 7 (11.86%) Internet
9 6 (10.17%) FTP
10 5 (8.47%) LAN
10 5 (8.47%) WAN
11 4 (6.78%) SNMP
11 4 (6.78%) SSL
12 3 (5.08%) SSH
12 3 (5.08%) IMAP
12 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
12 3 (5.08%) POP3
12 3 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (5.08%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) MySQL
2 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
General
1 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 9 (15.25%) Games
3 9 (15.25%) Online Betting
4 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) LAMP
3 3 (5.08%) Django
3 3 (5.08%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Online Games
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 4 (6.78%) Replication
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.08%) Physics
4 3 (5.08%) Open Source
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.69%) Informatics
6 1 (1.69%) PMI
6 1 (1.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) CentOS
3 28 (47.46%) UNIX
4 12 (20.34%) Ubuntu
5 11 (18.64%) Debian
5 11 (18.64%) Windows
6 8 (13.56%) Solaris
7 4 (6.78%) AIX
8 3 (5.08%) FreeBSD
8 3 (5.08%) OpenBSD
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
3 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.17%) Scrum
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.08%) Time Management
7 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.39%) DevOps
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.69%) Project Management
9 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.69%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Perl
2 21 (35.59%) Python
2 21 (35.59%) Bash Shell
3 13 (22.03%) SQL
4 10 (16.95%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) PHP
6 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.69%) LPIC
3 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Xen
2 5 (8.47%) Sendmail
2 5 (8.47%) iptables
3 4 (6.78%) KVM
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.08%) Varnish
4 3 (5.08%) Ceph
4 3 (5.08%) NFS
5 2 (3.39%) Postfix
6 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) cPanel
3 3 (5.08%) Nagios
3 3 (5.08%) Cacti
3 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.39%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.69%) Ansible
5 1 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle
3 8 (13.56%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) Google
6 3 (5.08%) Isilon
6 3 (5.08%) EMC
6 3 (5.08%) NetApp
6 3 (5.08%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.39%) Vertica
7 2 (3.39%) IBM
7 2 (3.39%) Sun
7 2 (3.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
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