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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 101 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 17 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.20% 1.42% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.45% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 22
Average salary £43,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
1373 1521 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.69% 97.88% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1288 1731
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -8 11 £43,000 -20.00%
Thame - 1 £35,000 -
Banbury - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) Perl
3 20 (83.33%) Python
4 16 (66.67%) VMware
5 15 (62.50%) Ruby
5 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 15 (62.50%) Debian
6 14 (58.33%) Open Source
6 14 (58.33%) Puppet
7 13 (54.17%) LAMP
8 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
9 11 (45.83%) CentOS
9 11 (45.83%) SAN
10 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
10 10 (41.67%) Blackberry
10 10 (41.67%) Cisco
10 10 (41.67%) Juniper
10 10 (41.67%) Solaris
10 10 (41.67%) Android
10 10 (41.67%) iPhone
10 10 (41.67%) Windows Phone
11 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
11 7 (29.17%) Apache
11 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
12 6 (25.00%) Java
13 5 (20.83%) MySQL
13 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (20.83%) Confluence
13 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
13 5 (20.83%) JIRA

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) Confluence
3 3 (12.50%) nginx
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) SSH
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) LAMP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Open Source
2 10 (41.67%) iPhone
2 10 (41.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Debian
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 11 (45.83%) CentOS
5 10 (41.67%) Android
5 10 (41.67%) Solaris
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Phone
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Fedora
8 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
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 21 (87.50%) Perl
2 20 (83.33%) Python
3 15 (62.50%) Ruby
4 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
4 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
5 6 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) C
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) tcsh
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (4.17%) Samba
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Juniper
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
4 3 (12.50%) New Relic
5 1 (4.17%) HP
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