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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 91 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% 1.52% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.57% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 3
Average salary £75,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+123.88% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
957 1144 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.60% 96.70% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 869 979 955
Average salary £36,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.04% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 28 May 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - - 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (42.86%) Server Building
3 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (42.86%) vSphere
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) SAN
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (7.14%) Puppet

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Server Building
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (42.86%) vSphere
1 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Veritas
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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