The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 98 98 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.090% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.096% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £38,500 £45,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1279 1045 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.60% 94.57% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 748 690 570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Glasgow

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) DTV
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SAP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DTV
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) RHEV
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) VMware