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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 213 213 209
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 48 62 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.77% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 53
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,200 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
7130 8031 7928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.44% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 6697 6916
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 23 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hertfordshire -1 20 £45,000 -15.09% 2
Suffolk +2 3 £38,500 +28.33%
Bedfordshire - 2 £37,500 - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 39 (50.00%) MySQL
3 35 (44.87%) Apache
3 35 (44.87%) DNS
3 35 (44.87%) CentOS
4 30 (38.46%) Perl
4 30 (38.46%) UNIX
5 29 (37.18%) Tomcat
6 26 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 25 (32.05%) Python
7 25 (32.05%) Oracle
8 22 (28.21%) SQL
9 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
9 21 (26.92%) DHCP
9 21 (26.92%) HTTP
10 19 (24.36%) Telecoms
11 17 (21.79%) Finance
11 17 (21.79%) Firewall
11 17 (21.79%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (21.79%) Java
11 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
12 16 (20.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 16 (20.51%) Service Delivery
12 16 (20.51%) CMS
12 16 (20.51%) Games
12 16 (20.51%) Online Games
12 16 (20.51%) Online Betting
13 15 (19.23%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (44.87%) Apache
2 29 (37.18%) Tomcat
3 16 (20.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 16 (20.51%) CMS
4 4 (5.13%) nginx
5 3 (3.85%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.85%) IIS
5 3 (3.85%) WordPress
5 3 (3.85%) Moodle
6 2 (2.56%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.28%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.87%) DNS
2 21 (26.92%) DHCP
2 21 (26.92%) HTTP
3 17 (21.79%) Firewall
4 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.82%) SAN
6 7 (8.97%) Internet
7 6 (7.69%) SSL
7 6 (7.69%) SMTP
8 5 (6.41%) FTP
8 5 (6.41%) NAS
9 4 (5.13%) SSH
10 3 (3.85%) IMAP
10 3 (3.85%) VPN
10 3 (3.85%) LAN
10 3 (3.85%) WAN
10 3 (3.85%) POP3
11 2 (2.56%) SNMP
12 1 (1.28%) Wireless
12 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (50.00%) MySQL
2 17 (21.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
General
1 19 (24.36%) Telecoms
2 17 (21.79%) Finance
3 16 (20.51%) Games
3 16 (20.51%) Online Betting
4 3 (3.85%) Electronics
4 3 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) Web Services
2 6 (7.69%) LAMP
3 3 (3.85%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 1 (1.28%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Online Games
2 5 (6.41%) Clustering
3 4 (5.13%) Replication
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Informatics
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Physics
6 1 (1.28%) DTV
6 1 (1.28%) PMI
6 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (44.87%) CentOS
3 30 (38.46%) UNIX
4 10 (12.82%) Debian
4 10 (12.82%) Ubuntu
5 9 (11.54%) Solaris
6 8 (10.26%) Windows
7 5 (6.41%) Fedora
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.28%) OpenBSD
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.28%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 16 (20.51%) Service Delivery
3 12 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.69%) Change Management
5 6 (7.69%) Scrum
6 5 (6.41%) ITIL
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps
7 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (3.85%) Time Management
9 2 (2.56%) Project Management
9 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.28%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.28%) Speech Recognition
10 1 (1.28%) Data Management
10 1 (1.28%) Matrix Management
10 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) Perl
2 26 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 25 (32.05%) Python
4 22 (28.21%) SQL
5 17 (21.79%) Java
6 11 (14.10%) PHP
7 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) RHCE
2 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.56%) LPIC
3 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) Sendmail
2 5 (6.41%) iptables
3 4 (5.13%) KVM
3 4 (5.13%) Varnish
3 4 (5.13%) NFS
3 4 (5.13%) Xen
4 2 (2.56%) Postfix
4 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.56%) Samba
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.28%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Puppet
2 4 (5.13%) cPanel
2 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.85%) Nagios
3 3 (3.85%) Cacti
4 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 25 (32.05%) Oracle
3 12 (15.38%) VMware
4 5 (6.41%) Google
4 5 (6.41%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.85%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) Vertica
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.56%) Sun
6 2 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) NetApp
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.28%) Juniper
7 1 (1.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Isilon
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35k pa + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS Geophysical Company UK Ltd.
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income t
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago