The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 74 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.20% 1.29% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.37% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 10
Average salary £55,000 £52,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.26% +38.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
874 950 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.21% 94.62% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 771 836 605
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Systems Administrator
Oxfordshire

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 April 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (87.10%) Red Hat
3 23 (74.19%) MySQL
4 21 (67.74%) Debian
5 17 (54.84%) Citrix
6 16 (51.61%) XenServer
7 15 (48.39%) QA
7 15 (48.39%) Perl
8 13 (41.94%) ActiveMQ
9 12 (38.71%) Xen
9 12 (38.71%) Apache
10 11 (35.48%) Puppet
11 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
11 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (32.26%) Python
11 10 (32.26%) HTTP
11 10 (32.26%) Ruby
12 9 (29.03%) nginx
13 8 (25.81%) RHCE
14 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
14 6 (19.35%) Clustering
14 6 (19.35%) Finance
15 5 (16.13%) JIRA
15 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
15 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
15 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
15 5 (16.13%) LDAP
15 5 (16.13%) Windows
15 5 (16.13%) Wiki
15 5 (16.13%) Atlassian

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (38.71%) Apache
2 9 (29.03%) nginx
3 5 (16.13%) Confluence
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) HTTP
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (74.19%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
3 5 (16.13%) Wiki
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Debian
3 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
4 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Perl
2 10 (32.26%) Python
2 10 (32.26%) Ruby
3 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) RHCE
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) QA
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) XenServer
2 12 (38.71%) Xen
3 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Red Hat
2 17 (54.84%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
4 4 (12.90%) Percona
5 1 (3.23%) VMware