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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 318 334 281
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 117 139 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.66% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.68% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 110 104 162
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
17793 20422 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15163 16650 18011
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Surrey +63 37 £53,500 +44.59% 3
Berkshire +10 37 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire 0 17 £32,500 -27.77%
Oxfordshire -17 12 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East Sussex -24 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Middlesex +7 2 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Kent +12 1 - - 2
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Linux
2 121 (49.79%) VMware
3 113 (46.50%) Puppet
4 105 (43.21%) Python
5 94 (38.68%) MySQL
6 86 (35.39%) Red Hat
7 76 (31.28%) Opscode Chef
8 75 (30.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 71 (29.22%) Ruby
10 70 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 70 (28.81%) Ansible
11 69 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
11 69 (28.40%) Perl
12 67 (27.57%) Apache
12 67 (27.57%) Unix
13 66 (27.16%) Bash Shell
14 62 (25.51%) LAMP
15 60 (24.69%) High Availability
16 56 (23.05%) DevOps
17 54 (22.22%) Ubuntu
18 50 (20.58%) Windows
19 48 (19.75%) Java
19 48 (19.75%) CentOS
20 47 (19.34%) PHP
21 46 (18.93%) DNS
21 46 (18.93%) nginx
22 41 (16.87%) Jenkins
22 41 (16.87%) Nagios
23 35 (14.40%) Firewall
24 34 (13.99%) Configuration Management

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 67 (27.57%) Apache
2 46 (18.93%) nginx
3 26 (10.70%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.94%) OpenStack
5 10 (4.12%) JBoss
6 9 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.47%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.65%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.23%) IIS
10 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.41%) Confluence
10 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.47%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (8.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 21 (8.64%) Amazon S3
3 21 (8.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (3.70%) SaaS
6 6 (2.47%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.23%) GitHub
7 3 (1.23%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (18.93%) DNS
2 35 (14.40%) Firewall
3 22 (9.05%) Internet
4 20 (8.23%) LDAP
5 17 (7.00%) VPN
6 16 (6.58%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.76%) SSL
8 13 (5.35%) DHCP
9 10 (4.12%) HTTP
10 9 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (3.70%) LAN
10 9 (3.70%) WAN
11 7 (2.88%) SAN
12 6 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (2.47%) IPsec
12 6 (2.47%) SMTP
13 5 (2.06%) FTP
14 4 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (38.68%) MySQL
2 21 (8.64%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.29%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.88%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.06%) Big Data
6 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.65%) OLTP
8 3 (1.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (16.87%) Jenkins
2 25 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (9.05%) Vagrant
5 21 (8.64%) TeamCity
6 15 (6.17%) Subversion
7 3 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.41%) Ant
8 1 (0.41%) JIRA
8 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (12.76%) Marketing
2 19 (7.82%) Law
3 10 (4.12%) Finance
4 8 (3.29%) Publishing
5 4 (1.65%) Advertising
5 4 (1.65%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (25.51%) LAMP
2 25 (10.29%) LEMP Stack
3 15 (6.17%) CSS
3 15 (6.17%) HTML
4 11 (4.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (4.53%) Web Services
5 7 (2.88%) Middleware
6 6 (2.47%) MCollective
7 3 (1.23%) JMX
8 1 (0.41%) .NET
8 1 (0.41%) SAML
8 1 (0.41%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.70%) EMC VNX
3 7 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.47%) Clustering
4 6 (2.47%) iPhone
4 6 (2.47%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.23%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 243 (100.00%) Linux
2 70 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 67 (27.57%) Unix
4 54 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 50 (20.58%) Windows
6 48 (19.75%) CentOS
7 27 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 19 (7.82%) Debian
9 17 (7.00%) Solaris
10 8 (3.29%) FreeBSD
11 7 (2.88%) AIX
12 6 (2.47%) Android
12 6 (2.47%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.23%) Fedora
13 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.69%) High Availability
2 56 (23.05%) DevOps
3 34 (13.99%) Configuration Management
4 33 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (10.70%) Service Delivery
6 23 (9.47%) ITIL
7 21 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (8.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 21 (8.64%) Integration Testing
7 21 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (8.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (5.76%) Incident Management
9 14 (5.76%) Open Source
10 13 (5.35%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (5.35%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (4.94%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (4.12%) Web Operations
13 9 (3.70%) Service Management
14 8 (3.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (43.21%) Python
2 71 (29.22%) Ruby
3 69 (28.40%) Perl
4 66 (27.16%) Bash Shell
5 48 (19.75%) Java
6 47 (19.34%) PHP
7 22 (9.05%) PowerShell
8 19 (7.82%) SQL
9 14 (5.76%) JavaScript
10 13 (5.35%) Korn
11 6 (2.47%) C
12 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.23%) Go
13 3 (1.23%) R
14 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (4.53%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (3.29%) Degree
3 5 (2.06%) RHCE
4 4 (1.65%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.23%) CCNA
5 3 (1.23%) CCNP
5 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) SLA
2 9 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (30.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.05%) Docker
3 21 (8.64%) VirtualBox
4 16 (6.58%) vSphere
5 12 (4.94%) Active Directory
5 12 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.53%) KVM
7 10 (4.12%) Squid
8 8 (3.29%) qmail
9 6 (2.47%) Postfix
9 6 (2.47%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.06%) Xen
11 3 (1.23%) NFS
11 3 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.41%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 113 (46.50%) Puppet
2 76 (31.28%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (28.81%) Ansible
4 41 (16.87%) Nagios
5 21 (8.64%) Salt
6 14 (5.76%) ZABBIX
7 12 (4.94%) Cacti
8 11 (4.53%) SCCM
9 9 (3.70%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.70%) logstash
10 8 (3.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (2.47%) collectd
11 6 (2.47%) Ganglia
11 6 (2.47%) Graphite
11 6 (2.47%) WSUS
12 5 (2.06%) Cobbler
12 5 (2.06%) cPanel
12 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (2.06%) SCOM
12 5 (2.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 121 (49.79%) VMware
2 86 (35.39%) Red Hat
3 32 (13.17%) Cisco
4 10 (4.12%) EMC
4 10 (4.12%) Rackspace
5 8 (3.29%) Oracle
6 7 (2.88%) Qualys
6 7 (2.88%) Splunk
7 6 (2.47%) Juniper
8 5 (2.06%) RightScale
9 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.23%) Citrix
10 3 (1.23%) Google
10 3 (1.23%) Veritas
11 2 (0.82%) SAP
11 2 (0.82%) Sophos
11 2 (0.82%) Sun
12 1 (0.41%) CA
12 1 (0.41%) IBM
12 1 (0.41%) Symantec
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