The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 152 147 155
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Linux Systems 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
3049 3180 3069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.73% 95.55% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2006 2030 2189
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Scotland

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Aberdeen - 6 £37,000 -
Edinburgh -11 1 £31,500 -16.00%
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (56.25%) DNS
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (37.50%) Fedora
7 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
9 3 (18.75%) UNIX
9 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Perl
10 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) SAP
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) LDAP
10 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (12.50%) Nagios
10 2 (12.50%) Electronics
10 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 2 (12.50%) Workflow
10 2 (12.50%) Finance

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (56.25%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 2 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) SNMP
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DTV
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (37.50%) Fedora
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Workflow
1 2 (12.50%) Release Management
1 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Kanban
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) RHEV
3 1 (6.25%) Samba
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) New Relic
2 2 (12.50%) ForgeRock
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) SaltStack