The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 144 152 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 11 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.43% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.45% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 1
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
Linux Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Scotland

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Aberdeen - 8 £37,000 -
Edinburgh -5 3 £31,500 -21.25%
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (47.37%) DNS
6 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
7 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
8 6 (31.58%) Fedora
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
10 3 (15.79%) Perl
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
10 3 (15.79%) Nagios
10 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.53%) Java
11 2 (10.53%) Solaris
11 2 (10.53%) Apache
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.53%) EMC
11 2 (10.53%) Workflow
11 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (10.53%) Debian
11 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (10.53%) Ruby

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
5 6 (31.58%) Fedora
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
7 2 (10.53%) Debian
7 2 (10.53%) Solaris
8 1 (5.26%) OS/2
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) KVM
3 1 (5.26%) RHEV
3 1 (5.26%) Samba
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Salt
3 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) New Relic
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) CommVault
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
4 1 (5.26%) SaltStack