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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 106 116 95
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.78% 0.78% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.80% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 33
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 1749 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.57% 96.95% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1489 1738
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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
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 27 November 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 +13 8 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Banbury +8 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Perl
3 18 (75.00%) Python
4 14 (58.33%) Debian
5 13 (54.17%) Apache
6 12 (50.00%) Windows
7 11 (45.83%) LAMP
7 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
7 11 (45.83%) Ruby
7 11 (45.83%) JIRA
7 11 (45.83%) Confluence
7 11 (45.83%) Puppet
8 9 (37.50%) Open Source
8 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (37.50%) nginx
8 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
8 9 (37.50%) VMware
8 9 (37.50%) DevOps
9 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 7 (29.17%) CentOS
10 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (25.00%) PHP
11 6 (25.00%) MySQL
11 6 (25.00%) Vagrant
11 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (25.00%) Atlassian
12 5 (20.83%) Wiki
12 5 (20.83%) Android

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 13 (54.17%) Apache
2 11 (45.83%) Confluence
3 9 (37.50%) nginx
4 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) LDAP
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) JIRA
2 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) LAMP
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.83%) Wiki
2 5 (20.83%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Debian
3 12 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (29.17%) CentOS
6 5 (20.83%) Android
6 5 (20.83%) Solaris
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Phone
7 3 (12.50%) Fedora
8 2 (8.33%) UNIX
9 1 (4.17%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) DevOps
2 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Perl
2 18 (75.00%) Python
3 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
3 11 (45.83%) Ruby
4 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) C
8 1 (4.17%) tcsh
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) XenServer
3 2 (8.33%) Xen
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
4 1 (4.17%) Samba
4 1 (4.17%) Postfix
4 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) New Relic
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
Thame, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago