The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.094% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +50.79%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1018 1197 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 94.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 653 829 831
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible

Linux Systems 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft