The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank - 85 78
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 0 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 1.16% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.20% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 15
Average salary - £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1431 1162 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.91% 96.19% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 952 737 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Fedora
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) OS/2
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) New Relic
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) SaltStack

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Fedora
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) New Relic
2 1 (33.33%) SaltStack
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum
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