The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 118 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 13 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.69% 1.52% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.62% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 17
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1811 1733 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.43% 94.29% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1562 1407
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,332
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Administrator
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 12 £55,000 +21.54% 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (88.24%) Red Hat
3 25 (73.53%) MySQL
4 23 (67.65%) Debian
5 19 (55.88%) Citrix
6 18 (52.94%) XenServer
7 17 (50.00%) Perl
8 16 (47.06%) QA
9 15 (44.12%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (41.18%) Apache
11 13 (38.24%) Xen
11 13 (38.24%) Puppet
12 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (35.29%) Ruby
12 12 (35.29%) Python
12 12 (35.29%) HTTP
13 11 (32.35%) nginx
13 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
14 8 (23.53%) RHCE
15 6 (17.65%) Clustering
15 6 (17.65%) Finance
15 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
15 6 (17.65%) CentOS
15 6 (17.65%) Percona
15 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
16 5 (14.71%) MariaDB
16 5 (14.71%) JIRA
16 5 (14.71%) Wiki
16 5 (14.71%) Atlassian
16 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (41.18%) Apache
2 11 (32.35%) nginx
3 5 (14.71%) Confluence
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) HTTP
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (73.53%) MySQL
2 5 (14.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
3 5 (14.71%) Wiki
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) Debian
3 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.65%) CentOS
5 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
5 5 (14.71%) Windows
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Perl
2 12 (35.29%) Python
2 12 (35.29%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) RHCE
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) XenServer
2 13 (38.24%) Xen
3 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Red Hat
2 19 (55.88%) Citrix
3 6 (17.65%) Percona
4 5 (14.71%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago