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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 71 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 22 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.81% 1.45% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 1.48% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 21
Average salary £47,000 £43,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
761 741 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.19% 97.50% 98.86%
Number of salaries quoted 643 620 648
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,798
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (83.78%) VMware
3 28 (75.68%) Puppet
4 20 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (54.05%) Red Hat
5 19 (51.35%) Python
6 18 (48.65%) Perl
6 18 (48.65%) CentOS
7 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (43.24%) Windows
8 14 (37.84%) Ruby
9 11 (29.73%) Apache
9 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
9 11 (29.73%) DNS
9 11 (29.73%) Open Source
10 10 (27.03%) High Availability
10 10 (27.03%) MySQL
10 10 (27.03%) Java
10 10 (27.03%) Subversion
11 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
11 9 (24.32%) Android
11 9 (24.32%) iPhone
11 9 (24.32%) Blackberry
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Phone
11 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
12 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
12 7 (18.92%) LDAP
12 7 (18.92%) DevOps
12 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
12 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (29.73%) Apache
1 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
3 5 (13.51%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) LDAP
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) SSL
4 5 (13.51%) DMZ
4 5 (13.51%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Subversion
2 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Middleware
2 5 (13.51%) JMX
2 5 (13.51%) LAMP
2 5 (13.51%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Blackberry
1 9 (24.32%) iPhone
2 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.51%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (48.65%) CentOS
4 16 (43.24%) Windows
5 9 (24.32%) Android
5 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Phone
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.81%) Unix
8 3 (8.11%) Debian
8 3 (8.11%) Fedora
9 2 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Open Source
2 10 (27.03%) High Availability
3 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (18.92%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) ITSM
4 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) Release Management
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Python
2 18 (48.65%) Perl
3 14 (37.84%) Ruby
4 10 (27.03%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
6 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) Postfix
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
4 1 (2.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (75.68%) Puppet
2 6 (16.22%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) VMware
2 20 (54.05%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco