The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 63 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 23 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.05% 1.61% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 1.65% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 20
Average salary £47,000 £43,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,325 £44,350 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux Administrator
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
733 729 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.21% 97.59% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 626 608 640
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Oxford

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (78.05%) VMware
3 29 (70.73%) Puppet
4 23 (56.10%) Python
5 21 (51.22%) Red Hat
5 21 (51.22%) Perl
5 21 (51.22%) CentOS
5 21 (51.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (39.02%) Windows
7 15 (36.59%) Ruby
8 12 (29.27%) Apache
8 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
9 11 (26.83%) MySQL
9 11 (26.83%) DNS
9 11 (26.83%) Open Source
9 11 (26.83%) High Availability
10 10 (24.39%) Ubuntu
10 10 (24.39%) Java
10 10 (24.39%) Subversion
11 9 (21.95%) Blackberry
11 9 (21.95%) Android
11 9 (21.95%) iPhone
11 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Phone
12 8 (19.51%) DevOps
12 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
13 7 (17.07%) PHP
13 7 (17.07%) SQL
13 7 (17.07%) LDAP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (29.27%) Apache
1 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) LDAP
3 6 (14.63%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) SSL
4 5 (12.20%) DMZ
4 5 (12.20%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Subversion
2 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) LAMP
1 6 (14.63%) LEMP Stack
1 6 (14.63%) Middleware
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Blackberry
1 9 (21.95%) iPhone
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (51.22%) CentOS
2 21 (51.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
4 10 (24.39%) Ubuntu
5 9 (21.95%) Android
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Phone
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
7 6 (14.63%) Unix
8 4 (9.76%) Debian
8 4 (9.76%) Fedora
9 2 (4.88%) FreeBSD
9 2 (4.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) High Availability
1 11 (26.83%) Open Source
2 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
2 8 (19.51%) DevOps
3 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) ITSM
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Release Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Python
2 21 (51.22%) Perl
3 15 (36.59%) Ruby
4 10 (24.39%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) PHP
5 7 (17.07%) SQL
6 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) Postfix
4 1 (2.44%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) qmail
4 1 (2.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (70.73%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Nagios
3 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) logstash
4 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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