The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 109 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 1.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +18.57%
Linux Administrator
Scotland

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
1440 1275 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 95.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 951 818 864
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 October 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (66.67%) New Relic
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) OS/2
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Salt
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) New Relic
2 1 (33.33%) SaltStack
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