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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 76 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 9 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.01% 1.13% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.20% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
848 918 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.07% 94.64% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 754 805 589
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (86.67%) Red Hat
3 23 (76.67%) MySQL
4 21 (70.00%) Debian
5 17 (56.67%) Citrix
6 16 (53.33%) XenServer
7 15 (50.00%) Perl
8 14 (46.67%) QA
9 13 (43.33%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (40.00%) Xen
10 12 (40.00%) Apache
11 11 (36.67%) Puppet
12 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
12 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (33.33%) Python
12 10 (33.33%) HTTP
12 10 (33.33%) Ruby
13 9 (30.00%) nginx
14 7 (23.33%) RHCE
15 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
15 6 (20.00%) Clustering
16 5 (16.67%) Finance
16 5 (16.67%) JIRA
16 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
16 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
16 5 (16.67%) LDAP
16 5 (16.67%) Windows
16 5 (16.67%) Wiki
16 5 (16.67%) Atlassian

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 9 (30.00%) nginx
3 5 (16.67%) Confluence
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Clustering
3 5 (16.67%) Wiki
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Debian
3 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Perl
2 10 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) RHCE
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) QA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) XenServer
2 12 (40.00%) Xen
3 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Red Hat
2 17 (56.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 4 (13.33%) Percona
5 1 (3.33%) VMware