The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 88 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.26% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Linux Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1088 1074 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.10% 95.47% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 903 892 912
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Essex

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 2 £52,500 -
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
3 13 (76.47%) Perl
3 13 (76.47%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
4 12 (70.59%) Korn
4 12 (70.59%) AWK
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle
4 12 (70.59%) Shell Script
4 12 (70.59%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) JD Edwards
5 9 (52.94%) CRM
5 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
5 9 (52.94%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) SAP
5 9 (52.94%) OO
5 9 (52.94%) PHP
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) .NET
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle CRM
5 9 (52.94%) Marketing
5 9 (52.94%) Magento
5 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) Windows

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle CRM
1 9 (52.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
3 5 (29.41%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
5 2 (11.76%) HPUX
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Debian
5 2 (11.76%) Fedora
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (52.94%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) CRM
2 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Perl
2 12 (70.59%) Shell Script
2 12 (70.59%) AWK
2 12 (70.59%) Korn
2 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
3 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) RHCE
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Satellite
1 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (11.76%) Opsview
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 9 (52.94%) SAP
3 9 (52.94%) JD Edwards
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Splunk
5 2 (11.76%) JBoss
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp