The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 238 219 221
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 15 56 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.75% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.77% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 51 71
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
6273 7274 8318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.93% 97.66% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5284 6008 6912
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 31 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 10 £48,750 -2.50%
Cambridgeshire -17 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (58.70%) Unix
3 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 22 (47.83%) VMware
5 21 (45.65%) Perl
6 20 (43.48%) Bash Shell
7 18 (39.13%) CentOS
7 18 (39.13%) Apache
8 16 (34.78%) PHP
8 16 (34.78%) MySQL
9 15 (32.61%) DNS
9 15 (32.61%) LAMP
10 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (28.26%) Time Management
11 13 (28.26%) FTP
12 12 (26.09%) SSL
12 12 (26.09%) Python
12 12 (26.09%) Oracle
12 12 (26.09%) SSH
12 12 (26.09%) Sendmail
13 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (23.91%) Clustering
13 11 (23.91%) Tomcat
14 10 (21.74%) SAN
14 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
14 10 (21.74%) Puppet
15 9 (19.57%) NAS
15 9 (19.57%) Problem Management
15 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
15 9 (19.57%) ITIL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (39.13%) Apache
2 11 (23.91%) Tomcat
3 7 (15.22%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (10.87%) nginx
5 4 (8.70%) Joomla!
5 4 (8.70%) Moodle
5 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 4 (8.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (6.52%) Google App Engine
3 3 (6.52%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) DNS
2 13 (28.26%) FTP
3 12 (26.09%) SSH
3 12 (26.09%) SSL
4 10 (21.74%) SAN
5 9 (19.57%) NAS
5 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.22%) Firewall
7 6 (13.04%) SMTP
8 5 (10.87%) IMAP
8 5 (10.87%) POP3
9 2 (4.35%) DHCP
10 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.17%) HTTP
10 1 (2.17%) Internet
10 1 (2.17%) LAN
10 1 (2.17%) VPN
10 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) LAMP
2 7 (15.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (10.87%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
4 4 (8.70%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 3 (6.52%) Django
6 1 (2.17%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (58.70%) Unix
3 18 (39.13%) CentOS
4 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.22%) Ubuntu
5 7 (15.22%) Windows
6 6 (13.04%) Debian
7 5 (10.87%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.52%) CoreOS
9 2 (4.35%) HPUX
9 2 (4.35%) SUSE
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.17%) AIX
10 1 (2.17%) Fedora
10 1 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.17%) VMS
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Time Management
2 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Problem Management
4 8 (17.39%) DevOps
4 8 (17.39%) Open Source
5 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.52%) Server Building
8 2 (4.35%) High Availability
8 2 (4.35%) Information Management
8 2 (4.35%) Network Management
9 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.17%) CRM
9 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.17%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Perl
2 20 (43.48%) Bash Shell
3 16 (34.78%) PHP
4 12 (26.09%) Python
5 7 (15.22%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
1 4 (8.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.09%) Sendmail
3 7 (15.22%) Postfix
3 7 (15.22%) qmail
4 5 (10.87%) iptables
4 5 (10.87%) Varnish
5 4 (8.70%) Xen
6 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
6 3 (6.52%) Ceph
6 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.35%) Docker
7 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.17%) Corosync
8 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.17%) vCloud
8 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Puppet
2 7 (15.22%) Plesk
3 5 (10.87%) cPanel
3 5 (10.87%) Nagios
4 4 (8.70%) Cacti
5 2 (4.35%) Ansible
5 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle
4 8 (17.39%) IBM
4 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) Google
5 4 (8.70%) IDERA
5 4 (8.70%) R1Soft
6 3 (6.52%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) NetApp
7 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
7 2 (4.35%) Sun
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) Isilon
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