The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 103 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.67% 0.93% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.97% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 29
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £48,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Linux Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1418 1757 1797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.47% 96.54% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1512 1647
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +8 7 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Banbury +4 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Perl
3 14 (60.87%) Python
4 13 (56.52%) Apache
5 12 (52.17%) Debian
6 9 (39.13%) Ruby
6 9 (39.13%) JIRA
6 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
6 9 (39.13%) nginx
6 9 (39.13%) Confluence
6 9 (39.13%) DevOps
7 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
7 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
8 6 (26.09%) MySQL
8 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
9 5 (21.74%) Puppet
9 5 (21.74%) Open Source
9 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 5 (21.74%) LAMP
9 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
9 5 (21.74%) VMware
9 5 (21.74%) CentOS
9 5 (21.74%) Wiki
10 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
10 4 (17.39%) QA
10 4 (17.39%) Atlassian

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (56.52%) Apache
2 9 (39.13%) nginx
2 9 (39.13%) Confluence
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) LDAP
2 4 (17.39%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (8.70%) SSH
5 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (4.35%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) LAMP
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Wiki
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Debian
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
5 5 (21.74%) CentOS
6 3 (13.04%) Fedora
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (4.35%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Perl
2 14 (60.87%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
3 9 (39.13%) Ruby
4 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 4 (17.39%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) C
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) tcsh
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) XenServer
2 4 (17.39%) Xen
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Postfix
4 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) New Relic
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