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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 163 164 142
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 6 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 12
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.20%
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
3106 3542 2927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.92% 94.83% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2278 1926
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 +3 6 £42,500 - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (75.00%) Puppet
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) BMC Marimba
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
6 3 (37.50%) Replication
6 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (37.50%) Cacti
6 3 (37.50%) NAS
6 3 (37.50%) Veeam
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) Change Control
6 3 (37.50%) Nagios
6 3 (37.50%) Dell
6 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Check_MK
6 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
7 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) XML

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) BMC Marimba
2 3 (37.50%) Cacti
2 3 (37.50%) Check_MK
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Veeam
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) HP
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