The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,330 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.82% +14.28%
Linux Administrator
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 285 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.28% 97.60% 99.52%
Number of salaries quoted 206 265 372
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 Ipswich

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Ipswich

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) VPN
4 6 (66.67%) DHCP
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) UNIX
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (55.56%) KVM
5 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (55.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (55.56%) Release Management
5 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) Debian
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) CCNP
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) VMware

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) SMTP
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Release Management
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (55.56%) KVM
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft