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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 249 224 201
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 17 56 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.74% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.76% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 52 79
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
6692 7393 8387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.71% 97.57% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5507 6054 6962
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
Hertfordshire +11 13 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Cambridgeshire -27 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (63.64%) Unix
3 22 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 22 (50.00%) VMware
4 21 (47.73%) Perl
5 18 (40.91%) DNS
5 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
6 17 (38.64%) PHP
6 17 (38.64%) MySQL
7 16 (36.36%) Apache
8 15 (34.09%) FTP
8 15 (34.09%) LAMP
8 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (34.09%) Time Management
9 14 (31.82%) SSH
9 14 (31.82%) CentOS
9 14 (31.82%) Sendmail
9 14 (31.82%) SSL
9 14 (31.82%) Oracle
10 13 (29.55%) Clustering
11 11 (25.00%) Problem Management
11 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (25.00%) ITIL
12 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
12 10 (22.73%) IBM
12 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.73%) SAN
12 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
13 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
13 9 (20.45%) WebSphere MQ

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (36.36%) Apache
2 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 9 (20.45%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (20.45%) WebSphere
3 9 (20.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (11.36%) nginx
5 4 (9.09%) Joomla!
5 4 (9.09%) Moodle
5 4 (9.09%) WordPress
6 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (6.82%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.82%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) DNS
2 15 (34.09%) FTP
3 14 (31.82%) SSH
3 14 (31.82%) SSL
4 10 (22.73%) SAN
5 9 (20.45%) NAS
5 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.91%) SMTP
7 6 (13.64%) Firewall
8 5 (11.36%) IMAP
8 5 (11.36%) POP3
9 3 (6.82%) DHCP
10 2 (4.55%) LAN
11 1 (2.27%) HTTP
11 1 (2.27%) LDAP
11 1 (2.27%) VoIP
11 1 (2.27%) VPN
11 1 (2.27%) WAN
11 1 (2.27%) Wireless
11 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) MySQL
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (6.82%) Games
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) LAMP
2 9 (20.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (11.36%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (11.36%) Web Services
4 4 (9.09%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 3 (6.82%) Django
6 1 (2.27%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Replication
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Biology
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Life Science
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (63.64%) Unix
3 14 (31.82%) CentOS
4 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.64%) Windows
6 5 (11.36%) Debian
6 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (11.36%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.82%) CoreOS
8 2 (4.55%) HPUX
8 2 (4.55%) SUSE
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.27%) AIX
9 1 (2.27%) Fedora
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.27%) VMS
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Time Management
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
4 8 (18.18%) Open Source
5 5 (11.36%) DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Server Building
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) High Availability
8 2 (4.55%) Information Management
8 2 (4.55%) Network Management
9 1 (2.27%) Bioinformatics
9 1 (2.27%) CRM
9 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Perl
2 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
3 17 (38.64%) PHP
4 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 9 (20.45%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) Python
6 5 (11.36%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.82%) Sendmail
3 9 (20.45%) Postfix
3 9 (20.45%) qmail
4 5 (11.36%) iptables
4 5 (11.36%) Varnish
5 4 (9.09%) Xen
6 3 (6.82%) Ceph
6 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.27%) Corosync
8 1 (2.27%) Docker
8 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.27%) NFS
8 1 (2.27%) Samba
8 1 (2.27%) vCloud
8 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Plesk
1 9 (20.45%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) cPanel
2 5 (11.36%) Nagios
3 4 (9.09%) Cacti
4 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 22 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 10 (22.73%) IBM
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (9.09%) IDERA
4 4 (9.09%) R1Soft
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) Sun
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Isilon
7 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
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