The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 18 April 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 Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 78 77 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.07% 2.25% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 2.35% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 1
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
870 935 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.25% 95.51% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 774 818 925
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 5 £46,000 -
Gloucester +20 4 £30,000 -28.57% 2
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (45.00%) UNIX
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (40.00%) Perl
6 8 (40.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Derivative
8 5 (25.00%) NAS
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
8 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
8 5 (25.00%) Veritas
8 5 (25.00%) AIX
8 5 (25.00%) HPUX
8 5 (25.00%) Solaris
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 2000
9 4 (20.00%) Information Security
9 4 (20.00%) Debian
9 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
9 4 (20.00%) Network Security
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL
10 3 (15.00%) MySQL
11 2 (10.00%) PHP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) NAS
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
1 2 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) UNIX
4 5 (25.00%) AIX
4 5 (25.00%) HPUX
4 5 (25.00%) Solaris
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (20.00%) Debian
5 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) PHP5
4 2 (10.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
1 5 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat