The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 99 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.14% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.14% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 12
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +0.61%
Linux Systems 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
1493 1412 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.86% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 972 933 705
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (75.00%) Puppet
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) BMC Marimba
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
6 3 (37.50%) Replication
6 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (37.50%) Cacti
6 3 (37.50%) NAS
6 3 (37.50%) Veeam
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) Change Control
6 3 (37.50%) Nagios
6 3 (37.50%) Dell
6 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Check_MK
6 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
7 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) XML

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
1 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) BMC Marimba
2 3 (37.50%) Cacti
2 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Check_MK
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Veeam
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus on call, bonus and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + 33 Days Holiday, Health Insurance
Posted: 27 days ago