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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 109 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.46% 0.79% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.82% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 15
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,722 £40,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +0.61%
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
1421 1462 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.30% 96.25% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1255 1456
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -5 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Python
3 16 (72.73%) Perl
4 15 (68.18%) VMware
5 13 (59.09%) Ruby
6 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (45.45%) CentOS
8 9 (40.91%) ITIL
8 9 (40.91%) Solaris
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco
8 9 (40.91%) Juniper
8 9 (40.91%) Internet
9 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
9 7 (31.82%) Debian
10 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
10 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (27.27%) MySQL
10 6 (27.27%) Puppet
11 5 (22.73%) LDAP
11 5 (22.73%) Clustering
12 4 (18.18%) JIRA
12 4 (18.18%) Wiki
12 4 (18.18%) Nagios
12 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 4 (18.18%) Confluence
12 4 (18.18%) MariaDB
13 3 (13.64%) Open Source
13 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) LDAP
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) MariaDB
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Wiki
3 3 (13.64%) iPhone
3 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) CentOS
3 9 (40.91%) Solaris
4 7 (31.82%) Debian
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (13.64%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (9.09%) SUSE
8 1 (4.55%) Fedora
8 1 (4.55%) AIX
8 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Python
2 16 (72.73%) Perl
3 13 (59.09%) Ruby
4 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) NFS
4 1 (4.55%) Gluster
4 1 (4.55%) Squid
4 1 (4.55%) qmail
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) Cacti
3 2 (9.09%) Ganglia
4 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Percona
4 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago