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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 149 154 145
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 30 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
Aberdeen - 3 £37,000 -
Edinburgh +6 2 - -
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
7 6 (33.33%) Fedora
8 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 4 (22.22%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) Perl
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (11.11%) DevOps
10 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 2 (11.11%) Debian
10 2 (11.11%) Nagios
10 2 (11.11%) Apache
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.11%) EMC
10 2 (11.11%) Solaris

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) SNMP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
4 6 (33.33%) Fedora
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) Debian
6 2 (11.11%) Solaris
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Kanban
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Samba
3 1 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) CommVault
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) New Relic
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