The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 206 211 238
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 58 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.64% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 56 37 22
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,330 £37,500 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7639 7232 8194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.77% 94.55% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6379 6190 6968
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +6 36 £43,500 +0.57% 5
Hertfordshire +8 20 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Norfolk - 1 £32,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (53.49%) Red Hat
3 54 (41.86%) CentOS
4 46 (35.66%) UNIX
4 46 (35.66%) Windows
4 46 (35.66%) Apache
5 40 (31.01%) DNS
6 38 (29.46%) DHCP
7 37 (28.68%) MySQL
7 37 (28.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (25.58%) Perl
9 32 (24.81%) Oracle
9 32 (24.81%) E-Commerce
10 31 (24.03%) Firewall
11 29 (22.48%) SQL
12 28 (21.71%) VMware
13 24 (18.60%) Degree
14 23 (17.83%) Active Directory
14 23 (17.83%) Bash Shell
15 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
15 22 (17.05%) Java
16 21 (16.28%) ITIL
16 21 (16.28%) Python
16 21 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (15.50%) Tomcat
17 20 (15.50%) HTTP
17 20 (15.50%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (15.50%) Telecoms
17 20 (15.50%) Finance
18 18 (13.95%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (35.66%) Apache
2 20 (15.50%) Tomcat
3 18 (13.95%) CMS
3 18 (13.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.65%) nginx
6 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.55%) Mule
7 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Office
1 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (31.01%) DNS
2 38 (29.46%) DHCP
3 31 (24.03%) Firewall
4 20 (15.50%) HTTP
5 18 (13.95%) VLAN
5 18 (13.95%) SAN
6 14 (10.85%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.75%) VPN
8 7 (5.43%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (5.43%) Internet
9 5 (3.88%) LDAP
10 3 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (2.33%) NAS
11 2 (1.55%) LAN
11 2 (1.55%) SMTP
11 2 (1.55%) SSL
12 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.78%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.78%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.68%) MySQL
2 20 (15.50%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) JIRA
1 8 (6.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 20 (15.50%) Telecoms
1 20 (15.50%) Finance
2 18 (13.95%) Games
2 18 (13.95%) Online Betting
3 10 (7.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.55%) Billing
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.63%) LAMP
2 8 (6.20%) Web Services
3 2 (1.55%) SOAP
4 1 (0.78%) XML
4 1 (0.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Online Games
2 11 (8.53%) PKI
3 7 (5.43%) Open Source
4 3 (2.33%) Clustering
5 2 (1.55%) Firmware
5 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.78%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.78%) HACMP
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (41.86%) CentOS
3 46 (35.66%) UNIX
3 46 (35.66%) Windows
4 37 (28.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (13.18%) Debian
6 14 (10.85%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.43%) AIX
8 6 (4.65%) Solaris
9 5 (3.88%) HPUX
10 4 (3.10%) Fedora
10 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) E-Commerce
2 21 (16.28%) ITIL
2 21 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (13.95%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.53%) Data Analysis
4 11 (8.53%) Migration
5 9 (6.98%) DevOps
5 9 (6.98%) ERP
6 7 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.43%) Release Management
7 6 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.55%) CRM
9 2 (1.55%) Scrum
9 2 (1.55%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.55%) Network Architecture
10 1 (0.78%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (0.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.58%) Perl
2 29 (22.48%) SQL
3 23 (17.83%) Bash Shell
4 22 (17.05%) Java
5 21 (16.28%) Python
6 18 (13.95%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.53%) T-SQL
8 10 (7.75%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.20%) PHP
10 7 (5.43%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.55%) Ruby
11 2 (1.55%) C-shell
12 1 (0.78%) C
12 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (18.60%) Degree
2 17 (13.18%) RHCE
3 11 (8.53%) OCP
3 11 (8.53%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (6.98%) MCSE
4 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.88%) CCNP
5 5 (3.88%) CCNA
6 4 (3.10%) MCITP
System Software
1 23 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.63%) VMware ESX
3 13 (10.08%) KVM
4 12 (9.30%) vSphere
5 11 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (8.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (6.20%) Hyper-V
7 7 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.10%) Xen
9 3 (2.33%) NFS
10 2 (1.55%) Squid
11 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.78%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (11.63%) Puppet
2 11 (8.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (8.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (6.98%) SCCM
3 9 (6.98%) SCOM
4 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.10%) Nagios
5 4 (3.10%) Ansible
6 3 (2.33%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.55%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.78%) Munin
8 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 69 (53.49%) Red Hat
2 32 (24.81%) Oracle
3 28 (21.71%) VMware
4 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.53%) EMC
6 9 (6.98%) SAP
7 8 (6.20%) Atlassian
8 7 (5.43%) Cisco
9 4 (3.10%) HP
10 2 (1.55%) JBoss
10 2 (1.55%) NetApp
10 2 (1.55%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.78%) Symantec
11 1 (0.78%) Intel
11 1 (0.78%) IBM
11 1 (0.78%) Sun
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