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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 161 167 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 4 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.14% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 16
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2951 3427 3093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.62% 94.83% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2223 2031
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 4 August 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
Edinburgh +4 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) HP