The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 77 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.56% - 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Linux Administrator
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 337 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 96.07% 93.09% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 273 302 279
Average salary £40,000 £38,536 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.79% +2.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,350 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 Portsmouth

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) RHCE
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) VMS
4 2 (40.00%) SUSE
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Derivative
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) VMS
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) RHCE
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle