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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 210 192 236
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 41 57 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.80% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.83% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 34
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
7323 6839 8867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5878 7555
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 £25,000 £24,500
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 September 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 22 September 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 -5 28 £43,500 +4.81% 5
Hertfordshire -8 10 £48,000 +6.66%
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 -
Essex -7 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (59.22%) Red Hat
3 49 (47.57%) CentOS
4 41 (39.81%) Apache
5 40 (38.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (33.98%) Oracle
7 34 (33.01%) DNS
8 33 (32.04%) DHCP
8 33 (32.04%) Windows
9 32 (31.07%) Perl
9 32 (31.07%) SQL
10 31 (30.10%) UNIX
11 30 (29.13%) VMware
12 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
13 26 (25.24%) MySQL
14 24 (23.30%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (21.36%) ITIL
15 22 (21.36%) Firewall
16 21 (20.39%) E-Commerce
16 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
16 21 (20.39%) Oracle Database
16 21 (20.39%) Bash Shell
17 18 (17.48%) RHCE
17 18 (17.48%) T-SQL
17 18 (17.48%) VMware ESX
17 18 (17.48%) Migration
17 18 (17.48%) Degree
18 17 (16.50%) Puppet
19 15 (14.56%) SCOM
19 15 (14.56%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 41 (39.81%) Apache
2 13 (12.62%) CMS
2 13 (12.62%) Tomcat
2 13 (12.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.91%) nginx
3 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.94%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.01%) DNS
2 33 (32.04%) DHCP
3 22 (21.36%) Firewall
4 15 (14.56%) SAN
5 14 (13.59%) VLAN
6 13 (12.62%) HTTP
7 11 (10.68%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.80%) Internet
9 6 (5.83%) LDAP
10 4 (3.88%) VPN
10 4 (3.88%) NAS
11 3 (2.91%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (2.91%) LAN
12 2 (1.94%) SSL
12 2 (1.94%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.97%) OpenVPN
13 1 (0.97%) MPLS
13 1 (0.97%) OSPF
13 1 (0.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) MySQL
2 21 (20.39%) Oracle Database
3 15 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (7.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (14.56%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.59%) Finance
3 13 (12.62%) Online Betting
3 13 (12.62%) Games
4 11 (10.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) LAMP
2 3 (2.91%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) SOAP
4 1 (0.97%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Online Games
1 13 (12.62%) PKI
2 5 (4.85%) Open Source
3 3 (2.91%) Clustering
4 2 (1.94%) Firmware
5 1 (0.97%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.97%) HACMP
5 1 (0.97%) AS400
5 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.97%) Physics
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (47.57%) CentOS
3 40 (38.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (32.04%) Windows
5 31 (30.10%) UNIX
6 12 (11.65%) Ubuntu
7 10 (9.71%) Debian
8 5 (4.85%) AIX
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.91%) Solaris
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.94%) HPUX
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.97%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.97%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (21.36%) ITIL
3 21 (20.39%) E-Commerce
4 18 (17.48%) Migration
5 15 (14.56%) ERP
6 14 (13.59%) DevOps
7 13 (12.62%) Data Analysis
7 13 (12.62%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.91%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.94%) CRM
10 2 (1.94%) Release Management
10 2 (1.94%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.94%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.94%) Network Architecture
11 1 (0.97%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (0.97%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (0.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (0.97%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) Perl
1 32 (31.07%) SQL
2 21 (20.39%) Bash Shell
3 18 (17.48%) T-SQL
4 15 (14.56%) Python
5 14 (13.59%) Java
6 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.88%) PHP
7 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.91%) Ruby
9 2 (1.94%) C
10 1 (0.97%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.97%) Korn
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) RHCE
1 18 (17.48%) Degree
2 13 (12.62%) OCP
2 13 (12.62%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.97%) CCNP
3 1 (0.97%) CCNA
3 1 (0.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.48%) VMware ESX
3 14 (13.59%) vSphere
4 13 (12.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.88%) NFS
7 3 (2.91%) Sendmail
7 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.91%) KVM
8 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.97%) Varnish
9 1 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.97%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.97%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) Puppet
2 15 (14.56%) SCOM
3 13 (12.62%) EMC NetWorker
3 13 (12.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (9.71%) SCCM
5 5 (4.85%) ZABBIX
5 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.88%) CFEngine
6 4 (3.88%) Ansible
7 3 (2.91%) Nagios
8 1 (0.97%) Munin
8 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (59.22%) Red Hat
2 35 (33.98%) Oracle
3 30 (29.13%) VMware
4 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.56%) SAP
6 13 (12.62%) EMC
7 8 (7.77%) Atlassian
8 6 (5.83%) HP
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco
9 3 (2.91%) IBM
10 2 (1.94%) Dell
10 2 (1.94%) NetApp
10 2 (1.94%) Vertica
10 2 (1.94%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.97%) Symantec
11 1 (0.97%) BT
11 1 (0.97%) Intel
11 1 (0.97%) Sun
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