The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 16 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 50 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.52% 2.01% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 2.16% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 6
Average salary - £49,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
355 464 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 93.18% 93.17% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 292 402 402
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Middlesex

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) RHCE
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) FishEye
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Clojure
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace