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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 231 237 213
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 28 27 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.38% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.39% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 39
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £37,000 £30,000
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 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
6735 6957 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.55% 96.75% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5506 5648 5392
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
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 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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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 +16 23 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 4 £27,500 -45.00% 4
Bedfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (51.02%) VMware
3 23 (46.94%) DNS
4 22 (44.90%) Unix
5 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 19 (38.78%) MySQL
7 18 (36.73%) Apache
7 18 (36.73%) Bash Shell
8 17 (34.69%) Windows
9 16 (32.65%) Perl
9 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (30.61%) Time Management
10 15 (30.61%) CentOS
10 15 (30.61%) FTP
10 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
11 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
11 13 (26.53%) SSL
11 13 (26.53%) PHP
11 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (26.53%) Sendmail
11 13 (26.53%) Clustering
11 13 (26.53%) LAMP
11 13 (26.53%) SSH
12 12 (24.49%) Tomcat
12 12 (24.49%) Puppet
13 11 (22.45%) Oracle
13 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
14 10 (20.41%) IBM
14 10 (20.41%) SAN
15 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (36.73%) Apache
2 12 (24.49%) Tomcat
3 9 (18.37%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (18.37%) WebSphere
3 9 (18.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.16%) Joomla!
4 4 (8.16%) Moodle
4 4 (8.16%) nginx
4 4 (8.16%) WordPress
5 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (4.08%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.08%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.94%) DNS
2 15 (30.61%) FTP
2 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
3 13 (26.53%) SSH
3 13 (26.53%) SSL
4 10 (20.41%) SAN
5 9 (18.37%) Firewall
6 8 (16.33%) SMTP
7 7 (14.29%) DHCP
7 7 (14.29%) NAS
8 5 (10.20%) VPN
9 4 (8.16%) IMAP
9 4 (8.16%) IPsec
9 4 (8.16%) POP3
10 3 (6.12%) HTTP
11 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (4.08%) LAN
12 1 (2.04%) VoIP
12 1 (2.04%) WAN
12 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) MySQL
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) LAMP
2 9 (18.37%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 4 (8.16%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 4 (8.16%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (4.08%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Clustering
2 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.20%) Replication
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.08%) Biology
5 2 (4.08%) Life Science
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Unix
3 17 (34.69%) Windows
4 15 (30.61%) CentOS
5 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) CoreOS
6 2 (4.08%) Debian
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.04%) VMS
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Time Management
2 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
2 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Problem Management
3 7 (14.29%) Network Management
4 6 (12.24%) Open Source
5 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.12%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.08%) CRM
7 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.08%) Information Management
7 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.08%) Server Building
8 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) DevOps
8 1 (2.04%) High Availability
8 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Bash Shell
2 16 (32.65%) Perl
3 13 (26.53%) PHP
4 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
5 9 (18.37%) Java
6 7 (14.29%) Python
7 6 (12.24%) SQL
8 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (26.53%) Sendmail
3 9 (18.37%) Postfix
3 9 (18.37%) qmail
4 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (16.33%) iptables
5 5 (10.20%) NFS
6 4 (8.16%) Varnish
6 4 (8.16%) Xen
7 2 (4.08%) Ceph
7 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.04%) Corosync
8 1 (2.04%) Docker
8 1 (2.04%) Firmware
8 1 (2.04%) GPFS
8 1 (2.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Puppet
2 9 (18.37%) Plesk
3 8 (16.33%) Nagios
4 4 (8.16%) Cacti
4 4 (8.16%) cPanel
5 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) VMware
2 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) Oracle
5 10 (20.41%) IBM
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) HP
7 4 (8.16%) Juniper
8 3 (6.12%) Isilon
8 3 (6.12%) NetApp
9 2 (4.08%) EMC
9 2 (4.08%) Google
9 2 (4.08%) Sun
9 2 (4.08%) Teradata
9 2 (4.08%) Veeam
10 1 (2.04%) Citrix
10 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
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