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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 200 209 233
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 53 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.68% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 26
Average salary £43,500 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
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
7582 6919 8605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.95% 94.73% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5928 7331
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
(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 -7 33 £43,500 -1.13% 4
Hertfordshire +9 18 £42,675 -5.16% 2
Norfolk - 1 £32,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (59.13%) Red Hat
3 55 (47.83%) CentOS
4 44 (38.26%) Apache
5 41 (35.65%) UNIX
6 39 (33.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (33.04%) DNS
8 37 (32.17%) Windows
9 36 (31.30%) DHCP
10 34 (29.57%) Oracle
11 33 (28.70%) Perl
11 33 (28.70%) MySQL
12 31 (26.96%) SQL
13 30 (26.09%) VMware
14 29 (25.22%) E-Commerce
15 27 (23.48%) Microsoft
15 27 (23.48%) Firewall
16 25 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
18 21 (18.26%) ITIL
19 20 (17.39%) Degree
19 20 (17.39%) Bash Shell
20 19 (16.52%) Python
21 18 (15.65%) Java
21 18 (15.65%) RHCE
21 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database
22 17 (14.78%) VMware ESX
22 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
22 17 (14.78%) PostgreSQL
22 17 (14.78%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 44 (38.26%) Apache
2 17 (14.78%) Tomcat
3 15 (13.04%) CMS
3 15 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.22%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.35%) nginx
6 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.87%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.04%) DNS
2 36 (31.30%) DHCP
3 27 (23.48%) Firewall
4 17 (14.78%) SAN
4 17 (14.78%) HTTP
5 16 (13.91%) VLAN
6 12 (10.43%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.83%) VPN
8 7 (6.09%) Internet
9 6 (5.22%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (4.35%) LDAP
11 3 (2.61%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (1.74%) LAN
12 2 (1.74%) SMTP
12 2 (1.74%) NAS
13 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.87%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.87%) OpenVPN
13 1 (0.87%) SSL
13 1 (0.87%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.70%) MySQL
2 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database
3 17 (14.78%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (6.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.04%) Online Betting
2 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 15 (13.04%) Games
3 11 (9.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.43%) LAMP
2 7 (6.09%) Web Services
3 2 (1.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Online Games
2 12 (10.43%) PKI
3 5 (4.35%) Open Source
4 2 (1.74%) Firmware
4 2 (1.74%) Clustering
5 1 (0.87%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.87%) HACMP
5 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (47.83%) CentOS
3 41 (35.65%) UNIX
4 39 (33.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (32.17%) Windows
6 15 (13.04%) Debian
7 14 (12.17%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.22%) AIX
9 4 (3.48%) Solaris
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.61%) HPUX
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.74%) Fedora
12 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) E-Commerce
2 25 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (18.26%) ITIL
4 16 (13.91%) Migration
5 15 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 14 (12.17%) ERP
7 12 (10.43%) Data Analysis
8 10 (8.70%) DevOps
9 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.22%) Release Management
10 6 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.61%) Data Protection
12 2 (1.74%) Load Balancing
12 2 (1.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.74%) Scrum
12 2 (1.74%) CRM
12 2 (1.74%) Network Architecture
13 1 (0.87%) Root Cause Analysis
13 1 (0.87%) Technical Analysis
13 1 (0.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.70%) Perl
2 31 (26.96%) SQL
3 20 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 19 (16.52%) Python
5 18 (15.65%) Java
6 16 (13.91%) T-SQL
7 15 (13.04%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.09%) Bourne shell
10 6 (5.22%) PHP
11 2 (1.74%) Ruby
12 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Degree
2 18 (15.65%) RHCE
3 12 (10.43%) OCP
3 12 (10.43%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (5.22%) MCSE
4 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.48%) CCNP
5 4 (3.48%) CCNA
6 2 (1.74%) MCITP
System Software
1 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.78%) VMware ESX
3 13 (11.30%) vSphere
4 12 (10.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (6.96%) KVM
7 7 (6.09%) Hyper-V
8 6 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.48%) NFS
10 3 (2.61%) Xen
11 1 (0.87%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.87%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (13.91%) Puppet
2 14 (12.17%) SCOM
3 12 (10.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (10.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (8.70%) SCCM
5 4 (3.48%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.48%) Ansible
6 3 (2.61%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.61%) Nagios
7 1 (0.87%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.87%) Munin
7 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (59.13%) Red Hat
2 34 (29.57%) Oracle
3 30 (26.09%) VMware
4 27 (23.48%) Microsoft
5 14 (12.17%) SAP
6 12 (10.43%) EMC
7 8 (6.96%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.35%) Cisco
9 4 (3.48%) HP
10 2 (1.74%) NetApp
10 2 (1.74%) IBM
10 2 (1.74%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.87%) Vertica
11 1 (0.87%) Sun
11 1 (0.87%) Dell
11 1 (0.87%) Intel
11 1 (0.87%) Symantec
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