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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank - - 76
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
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
939 1035 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.00% 97.46% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 773 890 678
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Squid
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
3 2 (12.50%) Varnish
3 2 (12.50%) Debian
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Nagios

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Squid
1 2 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
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