The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 104 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.52% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
1115 1138 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.62% 94.60% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1010 642
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Kent

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Maidstone +6 5 £37,500 - 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
Maidstone
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago