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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 68 72 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.46% 1.33% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.35% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 17
Average salary £43,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
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
717 960 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.09% 97.96% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 621 812 951
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Debian
3 15 (88.24%) Windows
4 13 (76.47%) Perl
4 13 (76.47%) Python
4 13 (76.47%) Ruby
5 12 (70.59%) Ubuntu
5 12 (70.59%) VMware
6 11 (64.71%) Open Source
7 9 (52.94%) Puppet
7 9 (52.94%) SAN
7 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
8 8 (47.06%) Juniper
8 8 (47.06%) Cisco
8 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
8 8 (47.06%) Solaris
8 8 (47.06%) Windows Phone
8 8 (47.06%) Android
8 8 (47.06%) iPhone
8 8 (47.06%) CentOS
8 8 (47.06%) LAMP
9 4 (23.53%) JIRA
9 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (23.53%) Confluence
9 4 (23.53%) Wiki
9 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) LDAP
9 4 (23.53%) Apache

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) LDAP
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) LAMP
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Open Source
2 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
2 8 (47.06%) iPhone
3 4 (23.53%) Wiki
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Debian
3 15 (88.24%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) Ubuntu
5 8 (47.06%) Android
5 8 (47.06%) CentOS
5 8 (47.06%) Solaris
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Phone
6 3 (17.65%) Fedora
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Perl
1 13 (76.47%) Python
1 13 (76.47%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 8 (47.06%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago