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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 97 102 105
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 13 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.86% 1.03% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.07% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 12
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1465 1690 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.45% 97.07% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1491 1393
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 7 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Perl
3 16 (61.54%) Apache
3 16 (61.54%) Python
3 16 (61.54%) nginx
4 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (57.69%) Debian
4 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
4 15 (57.69%) DevOps
5 12 (46.15%) QA
6 11 (42.31%) Ruby
6 11 (42.31%) Citrix
6 11 (42.31%) MySQL
6 11 (42.31%) HTTP
6 11 (42.31%) XenServer
7 10 (38.46%) Xen
7 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
8 9 (34.62%) JIRA
8 9 (34.62%) Confluence
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) Puppet
10 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
11 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
11 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (15.38%) CentOS
11 4 (15.38%) Wiki
11 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (61.54%) Apache
1 16 (61.54%) nginx
2 9 (34.62%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) HTTP
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) LDAP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) IPsec
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
5 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Debian
2 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 4 (15.38%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) DevOps
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Data Management
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Perl
2 16 (61.54%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) Ruby
4 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) RHCE
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) XenServer
2 10 (38.46%) Xen
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Postfix
4 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
2 11 (42.31%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Percona
5 1 (3.85%) New Relic
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
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Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
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