The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 64 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 9 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 1.78% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.84% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 7
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 925 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.07% 96.96% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 672 801 614
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
Oxfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
3 13 (68.42%) Debian
3 13 (68.42%) QA
4 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 11 (57.89%) MySQL
4 11 (57.89%) XenServer
5 10 (52.63%) nginx
5 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
5 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (52.63%) DevOps
5 10 (52.63%) Perl
5 10 (52.63%) Apache
5 10 (52.63%) Python
5 10 (52.63%) HTTP
5 10 (52.63%) Xen
5 10 (52.63%) Ruby
6 3 (15.79%) RHCE
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) NAS
6 3 (15.79%) CentOS
7 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.53%) Confluence
7 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) Wiki

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) nginx
1 10 (52.63%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Debian
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Perl
1 10 (52.63%) Python
1 10 (52.63%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) XenServer
2 10 (52.63%) Xen
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian