The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 86 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.079% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.083% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £45,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1051 1200 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 94.71% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 699 815 820
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Edinburgh region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) KVM
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (20.00%) F5

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
2 1 (20.00%) Gluster
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Samba
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (20.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Perforce
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
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