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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 59 61 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 15 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.44% 2.52% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.61% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 17
Average salary £46,000 £44,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.37% -19.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
595 727 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.75% 96.29% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 557 599 773
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (76.32%) Puppet
3 28 (73.68%) VMware
4 23 (60.53%) CentOS
5 22 (57.89%) Python
6 20 (52.63%) Perl
7 17 (44.74%) Ruby
8 16 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
10 14 (36.84%) Windows
11 13 (34.21%) Java
12 12 (31.58%) High Availability
13 11 (28.95%) Open Source
13 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (28.95%) Subversion
13 11 (28.95%) Apache
13 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
14 10 (26.32%) DNS
14 10 (26.32%) Internet
15 9 (23.68%) Windows Phone
15 9 (23.68%) Android
15 9 (23.68%) iPhone
15 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
15 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
16 8 (21.05%) FreeBSD
16 8 (21.05%) Unix
16 8 (21.05%) PHP
16 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 11 (28.95%) Apache
1 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.79%) nginx
3 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
1 10 (26.32%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) LDAP
2 5 (13.16%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Subversion
2 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) LAMP
1 6 (15.79%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (13.16%) JMX
2 5 (13.16%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
1 9 (23.68%) iPhone
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) CentOS
3 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Android
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Phone
6 8 (21.05%) FreeBSD
6 8 (21.05%) Unix
7 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.63%) Debian
9 1 (2.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (31.58%) High Availability
3 11 (28.95%) Open Source
4 5 (13.16%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Python
2 20 (52.63%) Perl
3 17 (44.74%) Ruby
4 13 (34.21%) Java
5 8 (21.05%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) R
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Postfix
3 1 (2.63%) qmail
Systems Management
1 29 (76.32%) Puppet
2 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.79%) Nagios
4 5 (13.16%) Ansible
5 1 (2.63%) logstash
5 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) VMware
2 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Splunk