The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 35 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.32% 2.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 3.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 0
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Linux Systems 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
258 388 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.81% 94.63% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 227 342 187
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
2 21 (95.45%) UNIX
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Perl
2 21 (95.45%) Oracle
2 21 (95.45%) Python
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (95.45%) CentOS
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (95.45%) Bash Shell
3 20 (90.91%) Puppet
3 20 (90.91%) Oracle Linux
3 20 (90.91%) Software Testing
3 20 (90.91%) Derivative
3 20 (90.91%) DV Cleared
3 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (90.91%) RHCSA
3 20 (90.91%) Open Source
3 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 20 (90.91%) HP
3 20 (90.91%) ITIL
3 20 (90.91%) RHCE
3 20 (90.91%) Shell Script
3 20 (90.91%) Service Delivery
3 20 (90.91%) Security Management
4 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (90.91%) Derivative
1 20 (90.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) UNIX
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (95.45%) CentOS
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (90.91%) Oracle Linux
3 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Software Testing
1 20 (90.91%) ITIL
1 20 (90.91%) Service Delivery
1 20 (90.91%) Security Management
2 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Perl
1 21 (95.45%) Python
1 21 (95.45%) Bash Shell
2 20 (90.91%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) DV Cleared
1 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
1 20 (90.91%) RHCSA
1 20 (90.91%) RHCE
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (90.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
1 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
1 21 (95.45%) Oracle
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (90.91%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco