The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 52 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.28% - 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% - 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £25,250
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 - £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £30,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Linux Administrator
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
458 371 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.86% 97.38% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 406 333 365
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,000 £47,000
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 Leicester

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Leicester

Linux Administrator
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) Ant
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
1 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM