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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 70 96 78
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.80% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
Linux Administrator
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
727 861 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.93% 96.74% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 575 751 632
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £49,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Leicester +33 3 £37,500 -2.59%
Loughborough - 2 £36,500 -
Linux Administrator
East Midlands

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
4 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
6 2 (22.22%) Sun
6 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
6 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) SAP