The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 68 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.73% 0.99% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.04% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 12
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Linux Systems 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
722 868 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.01% 95.28% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 597 789 849
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Oxford

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) Python
2 19 (86.36%) Perl
2 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Ruby
3 14 (63.64%) CentOS
4 12 (54.55%) Puppet
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 12 (54.55%) Solaris
4 12 (54.55%) Juniper
5 11 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 11 (50.00%) Windows
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Phone
5 11 (50.00%) Open Source
5 11 (50.00%) Android
5 11 (50.00%) iPhone
6 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 8 (36.36%) Internet
6 8 (36.36%) Debian
7 7 (31.82%) Ubuntu
8 6 (27.27%) Subversion
8 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 6 (27.27%) SAN
9 5 (22.73%) LAMP
9 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
10 3 (13.64%) Clustering
11 2 (9.09%) JIRA

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Internet
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MariaDB
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 11 (50.00%) iPhone
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) CentOS
3 12 (54.55%) Solaris
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 11 (50.00%) Android
5 8 (36.36%) Debian
6 7 (31.82%) Ubuntu
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.55%) UNIX
8 1 (4.55%) AIX
8 1 (4.55%) HPUX
8 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Open Source
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Python
1 19 (86.36%) Perl
1 19 (86.36%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Juniper
3 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Sybase
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec