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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 79 95 105
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 0.82% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.85% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
945 1059 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.13% 96.98% 99.02%
Number of salaries quoted 831 936 959
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 25 July 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
Sevenoaks - 6 £35,000 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Mac OS X
4 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
4 6 (54.55%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) SNMP
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) LDAP
7 2 (18.18%) PHP
7 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) Nagios
7 2 (18.18%) Puppet
7 2 (18.18%) Xen
8 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
8 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Mac OS X
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Java
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper