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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 99 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.79% 1.07% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.10% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 14
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +22.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.61% +16.42%
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
1462 1641 1520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.25% 97.22% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1455 1385
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
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 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 28 August 2014.

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 28 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 -9 6 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Perl
3 16 (72.73%) Apache
3 16 (72.73%) Python
3 16 (72.73%) nginx
4 15 (68.18%) DevOps
4 15 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (68.18%) Debian
5 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
5 12 (54.55%) QA
6 11 (50.00%) XenServer
6 11 (50.00%) Ruby
6 11 (50.00%) MySQL
6 11 (50.00%) HTTP
6 11 (50.00%) Citrix
7 10 (45.45%) Xen
7 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
8 9 (40.91%) Confluence
8 9 (40.91%) JIRA
9 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
9 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
10 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 5 (22.73%) Puppet
11 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
11 4 (18.18%) Wiki
11 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
11 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
11 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) Apache
1 16 (72.73%) nginx
2 9 (40.91%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.55%) SSH
3 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) LAMP
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Debian
3 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) SELinux
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Perl
2 16 (72.73%) Python
3 11 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) tcsh
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) XenServer
2 10 (45.45%) Xen
3 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Postfix
4 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) New Relic
5 1 (4.55%) Percona
Didcot, Oxfordshire, South West
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Salary: £28,384 - £29,566 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago