The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 183 171 156
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 22 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.60% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.63% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 32
Average salary £32,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3656 3505 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.56% 95.48% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3070 2990 3419
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Hampshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Andover - 2 £32,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £45,000 -
Southampton - 2 £31,750 - 1
Fareham -7 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (31.82%) CentOS
7 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 6 (27.27%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) Perl
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) UNIX
8 5 (22.73%) MySQL
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) Solaris
8 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
9 4 (18.18%) Fedora
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (13.64%) Open Source
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
10 3 (13.64%) IBM
10 3 (13.64%) Clustering
10 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (13.64%) Legal

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) CentOS
5 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) Solaris
7 4 (18.18%) Fedora
7 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.64%) SUSE
8 3 (13.64%) Debian
9 2 (9.09%) VMS
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
10 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Security Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) Python
2 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) RHCE
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.09%) Xen
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Veritas
7 1 (4.55%) Intel
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,500 - £39,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago