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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 67 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 14 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.84% 1.11% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.16% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 12
Average salary £44,500 £55,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +21.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £51,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
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
727 859 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.66% 95.13% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 605 761 834
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 24 April 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (92.31%) VMware
3 21 (80.77%) Python
3 21 (80.77%) Perl
3 21 (80.77%) Ruby
4 19 (73.08%) CentOS
5 17 (65.38%) Puppet
5 17 (65.38%) Windows
6 16 (61.54%) Blackberry
6 16 (61.54%) Open Source
6 16 (61.54%) Android
6 16 (61.54%) iPhone
6 16 (61.54%) Windows Phone
7 14 (53.85%) Solaris
7 14 (53.85%) Cisco
7 14 (53.85%) Juniper
8 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
9 12 (46.15%) Debian
9 12 (46.15%) Ubuntu
10 11 (42.31%) SAN
11 10 (38.46%) LAMP
12 6 (23.08%) Subversion
12 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (19.23%) ITIL
13 5 (19.23%) Internet
14 4 (15.38%) Confluence
14 4 (15.38%) JIRA
15 3 (11.54%) DevOps

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Blackberry
1 16 (61.54%) iPhone
1 16 (61.54%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) CentOS
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 16 (61.54%) Android
4 16 (61.54%) Windows Phone
5 14 (53.85%) Solaris
6 12 (46.15%) Debian
6 12 (46.15%) Ubuntu
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Perl
1 21 (80.77%) Python
1 21 (80.77%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Juniper
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) HP