The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 297 315 294
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 159 112 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 120 100 147
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
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
21058 20593 21991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.07% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16561 16985 18775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 27 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(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
Berkshire +39 50 £47,500 +11.76%
East Sussex -5 50 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Surrey +11 31 £49,500 +18.56% 2
Oxfordshire -7 13 £50,000 -23.07%
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Hampshire -29 6 £38,250 +9.28% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Thames Valley - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 357 (100.00%) Linux
2 178 (49.86%) Red Hat
3 177 (49.58%) Bash Shell
4 136 (38.10%) Puppet
5 119 (33.33%) MySQL
6 118 (33.05%) Perl
7 112 (31.37%) UNIX
7 112 (31.37%) Python
8 94 (26.33%) Open Source
9 93 (26.05%) Apache
10 90 (25.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 89 (24.93%) Debian
12 78 (21.85%) Windows
13 75 (21.01%) DNS
14 74 (20.73%) Ruby
15 72 (20.17%) Java
16 68 (19.05%) Configuration Management
17 65 (18.21%) VMware
18 64 (17.93%) TCP/IP
19 63 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
19 63 (17.65%) Ubuntu
19 63 (17.65%) Degree
19 63 (17.65%) DevOps
20 58 (16.25%) Tomcat
21 57 (15.97%) Nagios
22 56 (15.69%) CentOS
23 55 (15.41%) HTTP
24 51 (14.29%) Internet
25 46 (12.89%) PHP
26 45 (12.61%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 93 (26.05%) Apache
2 58 (16.25%) Tomcat
3 37 (10.36%) Node.js
4 22 (6.16%) nginx
5 16 (4.48%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.08%) Resin
7 9 (2.52%) Confluence
8 8 (2.24%) Apache Solr
8 8 (2.24%) IIS
9 4 (1.12%) Drupal
9 4 (1.12%) Jetty
10 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.28%) WordPress
11 1 (0.28%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 8 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.60%) Basecamp
3 10 (2.80%) SaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Route 53
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 75 (21.01%) DNS
2 64 (17.93%) TCP/IP
3 55 (15.41%) HTTP
4 51 (14.29%) Internet
5 39 (10.92%) VoIP
6 37 (10.36%) LDAP
7 35 (9.80%) DHCP
8 31 (8.68%) SMTP
9 28 (7.84%) FTP
10 22 (6.16%) Firewall
10 22 (6.16%) SAN
11 15 (4.20%) NAS
12 14 (3.92%) Ethernet
12 14 (3.92%) InfiniBand
13 9 (2.52%) SNMP
13 9 (2.52%) Asterisk PBX
14 8 (2.24%) BIG-IP
15 7 (1.96%) SSL
15 7 (1.96%) LAN
15 7 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (33.33%) MySQL
2 63 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (12.04%) Relational Database
4 37 (10.36%) RDBMS
5 21 (5.88%) HBase
6 15 (4.20%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.64%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (8.12%) JIRA
2 23 (6.44%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.12%) Subversion
5 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 11 (3.08%) Legal
2 8 (2.24%) Telecoms
2 8 (2.24%) Finance
2 8 (2.24%) Marketing
3 6 (1.68%) Electronics
4 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.84%) Games
6 2 (0.56%) Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Retail
6 2 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.12%) LAMP
2 28 (7.84%) Web Services
3 11 (3.08%) Java EE
4 7 (1.96%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.96%) J2EE
5 6 (1.68%) CSS
5 6 (1.68%) HTML
6 3 (0.84%) .NET
6 3 (0.84%) SOAP
7 2 (0.56%) XML
7 2 (0.56%) REST
8 1 (0.28%) Sensu
8 1 (0.28%) Memcached
8 1 (0.28%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 94 (26.33%) Open Source
2 32 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.60%) Social Media
4 19 (5.32%) Clustering
5 11 (3.08%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.52%) Replication
7 8 (2.24%) Derivative
8 7 (1.96%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.68%) LPAR
10 5 (1.40%) DTV
11 4 (1.12%) Wiki
12 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.84%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.28%) Statistics
13 1 (0.28%) HACMP
13 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 357 (100.00%) Linux
2 112 (31.37%) UNIX
3 90 (25.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 89 (24.93%) Debian
5 78 (21.85%) Windows
6 63 (17.65%) Ubuntu
7 56 (15.69%) CentOS
8 29 (8.12%) Solaris
9 24 (6.72%) Mac OS X
10 20 (5.60%) Windows 7
11 19 (5.32%) AIX
12 18 (5.04%) OpenBSD
13 14 (3.92%) HPUX
14 11 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (2.80%) SUSE
16 8 (2.24%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (1.68%) VMS
19 3 (0.84%) Fedora
19 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 63 (17.65%) DevOps
3 31 (8.68%) Analytics
4 25 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (7.00%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (6.72%) Time Management
6 22 (6.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 21 (5.88%) Workflow
8 20 (5.60%) Load Balancing
9 17 (4.76%) Social Media Monitoring
10 16 (4.48%) ITIL
10 16 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (4.20%) Information Assurance
12 14 (3.92%) Build Automation
12 14 (3.92%) Load Testing
13 11 (3.08%) Software Engineering
13 11 (3.08%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (2.24%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (2.24%) Migration
15 6 (1.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 177 (49.58%) Bash Shell
2 118 (33.05%) Perl
3 112 (31.37%) Python
4 74 (20.73%) Ruby
5 72 (20.17%) Java
6 46 (12.89%) PHP
7 20 (5.60%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.92%) C
9 13 (3.64%) SQL
10 12 (3.36%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.28%) AWK
11 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.28%) Lua
11 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.28%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 63 (17.65%) Degree
2 12 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.12%) RHCE
4 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.56%) CCNA
5 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.56%) OCA
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.60%) QA
2 9 (2.52%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (9.52%) NFS
3 30 (8.40%) Samba
3 30 (8.40%) KVM
4 26 (7.28%) Postfix
5 14 (3.92%) XenServer
6 13 (3.64%) Xen
7 11 (3.08%) Active Directory
8 10 (2.80%) vSphere
9 7 (1.96%) Varnish
9 7 (1.96%) Squid
10 5 (1.40%) qmail
11 3 (0.84%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.84%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.28%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 136 (38.10%) Puppet
2 57 (15.97%) Nagios
3 26 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.08%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.08%) Munin
5 8 (2.24%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.96%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.68%) Cacti
8 5 (1.40%) YUM
8 5 (1.40%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.84%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.56%) EMC Navisphere
11 2 (0.56%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.56%) Ansible
12 1 (0.28%) Salt
12 1 (0.28%) Check_MK
12 1 (0.28%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 178 (49.86%) Red Hat
2 65 (18.21%) VMware
3 45 (12.61%) Cisco
4 42 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 25 (7.00%) Oracle
6 22 (6.16%) JBoss
7 15 (4.20%) Veritas
7 15 (4.20%) Citrix
8 13 (3.64%) HP
9 12 (3.36%) IBM
10 6 (1.68%) Symantec
10 6 (1.68%) InterSystems
11 5 (1.40%) SAP
12 4 (1.12%) EMC
12 4 (1.12%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.12%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.84%) Brocade
13 3 (0.84%) Infoblox
13 3 (0.84%) Sun
14 2 (0.56%) Google
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