The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 100 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.83% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.56% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 10
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Linux Systems 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
1485 1607 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.65% 96.17% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1423 1511
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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 -2 11 £47,500 -13.63%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Python
3 20 (76.92%) Perl
4 19 (73.08%) VMware
5 17 (65.38%) Ruby
6 13 (50.00%) CentOS
7 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (42.31%) Puppet
8 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (38.46%) Solaris
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco
8 10 (38.46%) Juniper
9 9 (34.62%) Internet
9 9 (34.62%) ITIL
10 7 (26.92%) MySQL
10 7 (26.92%) Windows
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (26.92%) Android
10 7 (26.92%) iPhone
10 7 (26.92%) Debian
10 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
10 7 (26.92%) Open Source
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Phone
11 6 (23.08%) Subversion
11 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
12 5 (19.23%) JIRA
12 5 (19.23%) Clustering
12 5 (19.23%) LDAP
12 5 (19.23%) Confluence

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (19.23%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) nginx
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Internet
2 5 (19.23%) LDAP
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) NAS
5 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.85%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) MariaDB
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
1 7 (26.92%) iPhone
2 5 (19.23%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) Wiki
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) CentOS
3 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Solaris
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Debian
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Phone
4 7 (26.92%) Android
5 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.69%) SUSE
7 1 (3.85%) AIX
7 1 (3.85%) HPUX
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Network Management
3 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Python
2 20 (76.92%) Perl
3 17 (65.38%) Ruby
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) vCloud
4 1 (3.85%) NFS
4 1 (3.85%) Gluster
4 1 (3.85%) Squid
4 1 (3.85%) qmail
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Nagios
3 2 (7.69%) Cacti
3 2 (7.69%) Ganglia
3 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) Juniper
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) Percona
4 1 (3.85%) New Relic
4 1 (3.85%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase