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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 72 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.13% 2.09% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.16% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 13
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
668 880 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.95% 96.81% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 590 776 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Debian
3 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
4 12 (57.14%) Apache
4 12 (57.14%) Perl
4 12 (57.14%) Python
4 12 (57.14%) Ruby
5 11 (52.38%) QA
6 10 (47.62%) Citrix
6 10 (47.62%) HTTP
6 10 (47.62%) MySQL
6 10 (47.62%) Xen
6 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
6 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (47.62%) XenServer
6 10 (47.62%) nginx
6 10 (47.62%) DevOps
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
9 4 (19.05%) JIRA
9 4 (19.05%) Wiki
9 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
9 4 (19.05%) Confluence
9 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (19.05%) LDAP
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
9 4 (19.05%) Firewall
10 3 (14.29%) SAN

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (57.14%) Apache
2 10 (47.62%) nginx
3 4 (19.05%) Confluence
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) LDAP
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Wiki
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Debian
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
6 3 (14.29%) CentOS
7 2 (9.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Perl
1 12 (57.14%) Python
1 12 (57.14%) Ruby
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Xen
1 10 (47.62%) XenServer
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 10 (47.62%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago