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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 231 218 182
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 30 46 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.65% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.68% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 82
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.56%
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
6941 6791 8021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.04% 95.88% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5625 5529 6919
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 16 £46,500 +16.25% 8
Hertfordshire -15 13 £55,000 +6.28% 1
Suffolk -1 1 £30,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) CentOS
2 23 (44.23%) UNIX
3 22 (42.31%) Red Hat
3 22 (42.31%) DNS
4 19 (36.54%) Oracle
4 19 (36.54%) Tomcat
5 17 (32.69%) DHCP
6 16 (30.77%) Apache
6 16 (30.77%) Perl
7 15 (28.85%) MySQL
7 15 (28.85%) Python
8 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (23.08%) NAS
10 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
11 11 (21.15%) SQL
11 11 (21.15%) HTTP
11 11 (21.15%) Firewall
12 10 (19.23%) SAN
13 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
13 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
13 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
14 8 (15.38%) Finance
14 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
14 8 (15.38%) CMS
14 8 (15.38%) Games
14 8 (15.38%) Debian
14 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (15.38%) Online Games

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 19 (36.54%) Tomcat
2 16 (30.77%) Apache
3 8 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (15.38%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.92%) nginx
5 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) DNS
2 17 (32.69%) DHCP
3 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 12 (23.08%) NAS
5 11 (21.15%) HTTP
5 11 (21.15%) Firewall
6 10 (19.23%) SAN
7 6 (11.54%) Internet
7 6 (11.54%) SMTP
8 4 (7.69%) SNMP
8 4 (7.69%) FTP
8 4 (7.69%) LAN
8 4 (7.69%) WAN
9 3 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.77%) InfiniBand
9 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.85%) PPP
11 1 (1.92%) POP3
11 1 (1.92%) MPLS
11 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
General
1 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Games
2 8 (15.38%) Online Betting
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
1 4 (7.69%) LAMP
1 4 (7.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Online Games
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.69%) Physics
3 4 (7.69%) Open Source
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Informatics
6 1 (1.92%) AS400
6 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) UNIX
2 23 (44.23%) CentOS
3 13 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
5 8 (15.38%) Solaris
5 8 (15.38%) Debian
6 5 (9.62%) AIX
6 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.69%) OpenBSD
7 4 (7.69%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
2 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.54%) DevOps
4 6 (11.54%) Scrum
5 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.92%) Data Management
7 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) ERP
7 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.92%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.92%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.92%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) Perl
2 15 (28.85%) Python
3 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 11 (21.15%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) Korn
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) VCP4
2 2 (3.85%) RHCE
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) OCP
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) KVM
2 4 (7.69%) Ceph
2 4 (7.69%) NFS
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Sendmail
4 2 (3.85%) Samba
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.92%) Xen
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Varnish
5 1 (1.92%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) Salt
3 1 (1.92%) cPanel
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Red Hat
2 19 (36.54%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) VMware
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.54%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco
6 4 (7.69%) EMC
6 4 (7.69%) NetApp
7 3 (5.77%) Isilon
8 2 (3.85%) Vertica
8 2 (3.85%) Google
8 2 (3.85%) IBM
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) Sun
9 1 (1.92%) SAP
9 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.92%) BT
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