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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 231 190 224
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 29 53 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.75% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.78% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 51
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
7466 6769 8805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.34% 95.85% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6076 5690 7552
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -1 19 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Hertfordshire -20 6 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Essex -12 2 £46,250 +23.33%
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 89 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (57.30%) Red Hat
3 37 (41.57%) CentOS
3 37 (41.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (38.20%) Apache
5 30 (33.71%) Oracle
5 30 (33.71%) VMware
6 29 (32.58%) Windows
7 28 (31.46%) UNIX
7 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
8 27 (30.34%) DNS
8 27 (30.34%) SQL
9 26 (29.21%) Perl
9 26 (29.21%) DHCP
10 23 (25.84%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (24.72%) ITIL
12 21 (23.60%) Oracle Database
13 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
14 18 (20.22%) RHCE
14 18 (20.22%) T-SQL
14 18 (20.22%) MySQL
14 18 (20.22%) Migration
14 18 (20.22%) Firewall
15 17 (19.10%) VMware ESX
16 16 (17.98%) Puppet
17 15 (16.85%) Bash Shell
17 15 (16.85%) DevOps
17 15 (16.85%) SCOM
17 15 (16.85%) Oracle EBS
17 15 (16.85%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (38.20%) Apache
2 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (8.99%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) iPlanet
4 2 (2.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) DNS
2 26 (29.21%) DHCP
3 18 (20.22%) Firewall
4 13 (14.61%) SAN
5 10 (11.24%) VLAN
6 8 (8.99%) HTTP
6 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
7 7 (7.87%) Internet
7 7 (7.87%) NAS
8 4 (4.49%) LDAP
9 3 (3.37%) LAN
10 2 (2.25%) SSL
11 1 (1.12%) MPLS
11 1 (1.12%) Wireless
11 1 (1.12%) IPsec
11 1 (1.12%) SSH
11 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.12%) WAN
11 1 (1.12%) POP3
11 1 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) Oracle Database
2 18 (20.22%) MySQL
3 9 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) JIRA
1 8 (8.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (12.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.11%) Finance
4 8 (8.99%) Games
4 8 (8.99%) Online Betting
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) LAMP
2 2 (2.25%) Django
3 1 (1.12%) SOAP
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) PKI
2 8 (8.99%) Online Games
3 6 (6.74%) Open Source
4 3 (3.37%) Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.25%) Physics
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.12%) HACMP
6 1 (1.12%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (41.57%) CentOS
2 37 (41.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (32.58%) Windows
4 28 (31.46%) UNIX
5 8 (8.99%) Ubuntu
6 7 (7.87%) AIX
7 6 (6.74%) Debian
8 3 (3.37%) Solaris
9 2 (2.25%) HPUX
9 2 (2.25%) OpenBSD
9 2 (2.25%) FreeBSD
9 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (24.72%) ITIL
3 18 (20.22%) Migration
4 15 (16.85%) ERP
4 15 (16.85%) DevOps
5 14 (15.73%) E-Commerce
6 13 (14.61%) Data Analysis
7 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.37%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.25%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.25%) Network Architecture
11 2 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.25%) CRM
12 1 (1.12%) OO
12 1 (1.12%) OOD
12 1 (1.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.12%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (1.12%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) SQL
2 26 (29.21%) Perl
3 18 (20.22%) T-SQL
4 15 (16.85%) Bash Shell
5 14 (15.73%) Python
6 9 (10.11%) Java
7 4 (4.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.37%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) C
9 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) RHCE
2 14 (15.73%) Degree
3 13 (14.61%) OCP
3 13 (14.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.10%) VMware ESX
3 14 (15.73%) vSphere
4 13 (14.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.37%) Sendmail
6 3 (3.37%) NFS
7 2 (2.25%) KVM
7 2 (2.25%) Ceph
7 2 (2.25%) Firmware
8 1 (1.12%) Samba
8 1 (1.12%) Xen
8 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.12%) Varnish
8 1 (1.12%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) Puppet
2 15 (16.85%) SCOM
3 13 (14.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (14.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (11.24%) SCCM
5 5 (5.62%) ZABBIX
5 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.37%) Ansible
6 3 (3.37%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (57.30%) Red Hat
2 30 (33.71%) VMware
2 30 (33.71%) Oracle
3 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (16.85%) SAP
5 13 (14.61%) EMC
6 8 (8.99%) Atlassian
7 5 (5.62%) HP
8 3 (3.37%) Cisco
8 3 (3.37%) IBM
9 2 (2.25%) Dell
9 2 (2.25%) NetApp
9 2 (2.25%) Vertica
10 1 (1.12%) Sun
10 1 (1.12%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.12%) Intel
10 1 (1.12%) Symantec
10 1 (1.12%) BT
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