The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 93 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.38% 0.31% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.32% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Median salary £30,000 £75,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +123.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Linux 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 Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1035 928 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.29% 96.57% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 904 838 977
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Kent

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne - 1 £30,000 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
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