The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 165 143 141
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 14
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3495 3104 2938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.77% 95.27% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2047 2046
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
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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 29 July 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
Glasgow -11 3 £37,500 -17.58%
Aberdeen +14 1 £37,000 -
Edinburgh -19 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
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Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Nagios
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) OS/2
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) JBoss
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
6 2 (18.18%) Puppet
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
6 2 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 2 (18.18%) Degree

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) OS/2
5 2 (18.18%) SUSE
5 2 (18.18%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Fedora
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
1 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Salt
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) New Relic
3 2 (18.18%) ForgeRock
3 2 (18.18%) SaltStack
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) SAP