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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 231 206 198
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 23 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.71% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 35
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £40,310 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.20%
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
6950 7441 6874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.05% 96.30% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5898 6121 5897
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +3 10 £43,750 +0.57% 2
Hertfordshire -18 8 £51,250 +27.01%
Bedfordshire - 4 £41,250 -
Norfolk +10 1 £40,000 +25.00%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (60.56%) Red Hat
3 38 (53.52%) MySQL
4 37 (52.11%) Apache
4 37 (52.11%) DNS
5 34 (47.89%) CentOS
6 25 (35.21%) UNIX
6 25 (35.21%) Bash Shell
7 24 (33.80%) Perl
8 21 (29.58%) SQL
8 21 (29.58%) Python
9 19 (26.76%) Tomcat
9 19 (26.76%) DHCP
9 19 (26.76%) HTTP
10 18 (25.35%) Firewall
11 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
12 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
12 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
12 16 (22.54%) Finance
13 15 (21.13%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (21.13%) Oracle
13 15 (21.13%) Java
14 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
14 14 (19.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 14 (19.72%) CMS
14 14 (19.72%) Games
14 14 (19.72%) Online Games
14 14 (19.72%) Online Betting
15 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (16.90%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 37 (52.11%) Apache
2 19 (26.76%) Tomcat
3 14 (19.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 14 (19.72%) CMS
4 8 (11.27%) nginx
5 5 (7.04%) Joomla!
5 5 (7.04%) WordPress
6 2 (2.82%) IIS
6 2 (2.82%) Moodle
6 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.41%) JBoss
7 1 (1.41%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (52.11%) DNS
2 19 (26.76%) DHCP
2 19 (26.76%) HTTP
3 18 (25.35%) Firewall
4 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.08%) SSL
6 9 (12.68%) SSH
7 8 (11.27%) SAN
8 7 (9.86%) SMTP
8 7 (9.86%) NAS
8 7 (9.86%) FTP
9 5 (7.04%) POP3
9 5 (7.04%) IMAP
10 4 (5.63%) LAN
11 3 (4.23%) LDAP
11 3 (4.23%) VPN
12 2 (2.82%) WAN
13 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (53.52%) MySQL
2 15 (21.13%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Games
2 14 (19.72%) Online Betting
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) LAMP
3 5 (7.04%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Online Games
2 7 (9.86%) Clustering
3 6 (8.45%) Replication
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) DTV
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (47.89%) CentOS
3 25 (35.21%) UNIX
4 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.68%) Windows
6 6 (8.45%) Fedora
7 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.04%) Debian
7 5 (7.04%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) AIX
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
2 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
3 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.86%) Change Management
4 7 (9.86%) DevOps
5 6 (8.45%) Time Management
5 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.82%) Open Source
7 2 (2.82%) Project Management
7 2 (2.82%) Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL
7 2 (2.82%) CRM
8 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.41%) SEO
8 1 (1.41%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.41%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Bash Shell
2 24 (33.80%) Perl
3 21 (29.58%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) Python
4 15 (21.13%) Java
5 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
5 12 (16.90%) PHP
6 4 (5.63%) C-shell
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) RHCE
3 3 (4.23%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.82%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.27%) Varnish
3 7 (9.86%) NFS
4 6 (8.45%) KVM
4 6 (8.45%) iptables
5 5 (7.04%) Sendmail
5 5 (7.04%) Samba
6 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
7 3 (4.23%) Xen
7 3 (4.23%) Postfix
8 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.82%) qmail
8 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.82%) vSphere
8 2 (2.82%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.45%) cPanel
3 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 5 (7.04%) Nagios
3 5 (7.04%) Cacti
4 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.41%) Plesk
5 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) Red Hat
2 15 (21.13%) Oracle
3 12 (16.90%) VMware
4 3 (4.23%) Google
4 3 (4.23%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Juniper
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Veeam
6 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
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