The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 97 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.18% 0.083% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.090% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1220 1114 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.06% 92.99% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 989 935 677
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Kent

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 3 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Debian
2 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
3 4 (21.05%) FreeBSD
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) OpenBSD
3 4 (21.05%) LAMP
3 4 (21.05%) CentOS
3 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) Puppet
3 4 (21.05%) KVM
4 3 (15.79%) Varnish
4 3 (15.79%) Squid
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Infoblox
4 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) LDAP
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) Apache
1 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Debian
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) OpenBSD
3 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
3 4 (21.05%) CentOS
3 4 (21.05%) FreeBSD
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) KVM
2 3 (15.79%) Squid
2 3 (15.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Infoblox
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat