The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 326 336 317
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 115 121 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.58% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.60% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 102 92 134
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17951 20114 21982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.18% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15265 16515 17511
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South East

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 33 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Surrey +54 32 £53,000 +55.88% 4
Hampshire -6 14 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Oxfordshire -11 14 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Kent +16 7 £35,000 -44.00%
East Sussex -17 7 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Middlesex +8 2 £50,000 +29.03%
West Sussex -2 2 £58,500 +30.00%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 250 (100.00%) Linux
2 121 (48.40%) VMware
3 114 (45.60%) Puppet
4 102 (40.80%) Python
5 95 (38.00%) Red Hat
6 90 (36.00%) MySQL
7 84 (33.60%) Opscode Chef
8 78 (31.20%) Perl
9 72 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 72 (28.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 67 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
10 67 (26.80%) Ansible
11 66 (26.40%) Unix
12 65 (26.00%) Ruby
13 62 (24.80%) High Availability
13 62 (24.80%) Apache
14 61 (24.40%) LAMP
15 60 (24.00%) Bash Shell
16 56 (22.40%) Windows
17 55 (22.00%) DevOps
18 51 (20.40%) PHP
18 51 (20.40%) DNS
19 48 (19.20%) Java
20 45 (18.00%) CentOS
21 43 (17.20%) Ubuntu
22 41 (16.40%) nginx
23 39 (15.60%) Nagios
24 38 (15.20%) Cisco
24 38 (15.20%) Jenkins
25 32 (12.80%) Marketing

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (24.80%) Apache
2 41 (16.40%) nginx
3 26 (10.40%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.80%) OpenStack
5 10 (4.00%) JBoss
6 9 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.80%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.60%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.60%) IIS
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.40%) Confluence
10 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.80%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (8.00%) Amazon S3
4 19 (7.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 18 (7.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 15 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (3.60%) SaaS
8 5 (2.00%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.20%) GitHub
9 3 (1.20%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.40%) DNS
2 31 (12.40%) Firewall
3 25 (10.00%) Internet
4 20 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.20%) SSL
6 17 (6.80%) LDAP
7 16 (6.40%) VPN
8 15 (6.00%) HTTP
9 13 (5.20%) DHCP
10 9 (3.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (3.60%) LAN
10 9 (3.60%) SAN
10 9 (3.60%) WAN
11 7 (2.80%) SMTP
12 6 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (2.40%) HTTPS
12 6 (2.40%) IPsec
13 5 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (36.00%) MySQL
2 18 (7.20%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.20%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.40%) Big Data
5 6 (2.40%) OLTP
5 6 (2.40%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.20%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.80%) VLDB
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (15.20%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 20 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.60%) Vagrant
4 18 (7.20%) TeamCity
5 13 (5.20%) Subversion
6 4 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.20%) JIRA
8 2 (0.80%) Ant
General
1 32 (12.80%) Marketing
2 18 (7.20%) Law
3 11 (4.40%) Finance
4 8 (3.20%) Publishing
5 6 (2.40%) Games
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Electronics
7 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (24.40%) LAMP
2 24 (9.60%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (5.20%) Web Services
4 11 (4.40%) CSS
4 11 (4.40%) HTML
5 7 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (2.40%) MCollective
7 4 (1.60%) Middleware
8 3 (1.20%) JMX
9 1 (0.40%) .NET
9 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.40%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.60%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.60%) EMC VNX
4 7 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.40%) Clustering
5 6 (2.40%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.20%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.20%) iPhone
7 2 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (0.80%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.40%) Online Games
8 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 250 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (28.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 66 (26.40%) Unix
4 56 (22.40%) Windows
5 45 (18.00%) CentOS
6 43 (17.20%) Ubuntu
7 24 (9.60%) Solaris
7 24 (9.60%) Windows Server
8 17 (6.80%) Debian
9 7 (2.80%) AIX
10 6 (2.40%) FreeBSD
10 6 (2.40%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.20%) Android
11 3 (1.20%) Fedora
11 3 (1.20%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.80%) High Availability
2 55 (22.00%) DevOps
3 30 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 29 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (9.20%) ITIL
5 23 (9.20%) Service Delivery
6 20 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (7.20%) Infrastructure Management
7 18 (7.20%) Integration Testing
7 18 (7.20%) Open Source
8 16 (6.40%) Incident Management
9 15 (6.00%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.20%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (5.20%) Service Management
10 13 (5.20%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (4.00%) Web Operations
12 9 (3.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (40.80%) Python
2 78 (31.20%) Perl
3 65 (26.00%) Ruby
4 60 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 51 (20.40%) PHP
6 48 (19.20%) Java
7 21 (8.40%) PowerShell
8 16 (6.40%) SQL
9 15 (6.00%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.80%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.60%) Korn
12 5 (2.00%) C
13 3 (1.20%) Go
13 3 (1.20%) R
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.40%) RHCE
2 9 (3.60%) Degree
3 8 (3.20%) CCNA
3 8 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.40%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.60%) CCNP
5 4 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.20%) SLA
2 8 (3.20%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.00%) Docker
3 18 (7.20%) VirtualBox
3 18 (7.20%) vSphere
4 12 (4.80%) Active Directory
5 11 (4.40%) KVM
5 11 (4.40%) Squid
6 9 (3.60%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.60%) qmail
7 7 (2.80%) Postfix
8 5 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (2.00%) Xen
9 4 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.60%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.20%) NFS
10 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.80%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.80%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 114 (45.60%) Puppet
2 84 (33.60%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (26.80%) Ansible
4 39 (15.60%) Nagios
5 18 (7.20%) Salt
6 13 (5.20%) Cacti
6 13 (5.20%) ZABBIX
7 10 (4.00%) logstash
7 10 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 9 (3.60%) HAProxy
9 8 (3.20%) SCCM
10 7 (2.80%) Cobbler
10 7 (2.80%) Graphite
11 6 (2.40%) collectd
11 6 (2.40%) Ganglia
12 5 (2.00%) cPanel
12 5 (2.00%) WSUS
13 4 (1.60%) Munin
14 3 (1.20%) SCOM
14 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 121 (48.40%) VMware
2 95 (38.00%) Red Hat
3 38 (15.20%) Cisco
4 12 (4.80%) EMC
4 12 (4.80%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.00%) Rackspace
6 9 (3.60%) Oracle
7 8 (3.20%) Splunk
7 8 (3.20%) Veritas
8 6 (2.40%) Juniper
8 6 (2.40%) Qualys
9 5 (2.00%) Sun
10 4 (1.60%) Google
10 4 (1.60%) Symantec
11 3 (1.20%) Citrix
11 3 (1.20%) RightScale
12 2 (0.80%) Brocade
12 2 (0.80%) F5
12 2 (0.80%) SAP
12 2 (0.80%) StorageTek
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Good Benefits & Excellent Progress
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago