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 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 Administrator
Rank - 98 116
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1212 1312 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.77% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 783 799 1008
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) New Relic
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Nagios
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (20.00%) Korn
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) New Relic
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red61 Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago