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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 367 298 328
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 81 158 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.70% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.74% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 63 120 101
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £31,850 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £62,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,350 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +0.87%
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
19393 21403 20552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 94.87% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16061 16839 16945
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 £60,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2015.

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 2015. 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 -13 26 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Hampshire +36 22 £40,000 +4.57% 3
East Sussex -21 12 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -2 8 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Kent - 6 - -
Surrey -11 5 £34,000 -31.31% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (42.79%) Perl
2 89 (42.79%) Python
3 85 (40.87%) Bash Shell
4 84 (40.38%) Puppet
5 81 (38.94%) Red Hat
6 77 (37.02%) MySQL
7 72 (34.62%) UNIX
7 72 (34.62%) VMware
8 64 (30.77%) CentOS
9 60 (28.85%) Ruby
10 57 (27.40%) DevOps
11 49 (23.56%) Tomcat
12 48 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 45 (21.63%) Ubuntu
14 44 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (19.71%) Apache
16 39 (18.75%) Open Source
17 34 (16.35%) Windows
17 34 (16.35%) Oracle
17 34 (16.35%) Shell Script
18 33 (15.87%) Java
18 33 (15.87%) TCP/IP
19 31 (14.90%) Microsoft
19 31 (14.90%) PHP
20 30 (14.42%) Internet
21 28 (13.46%) Debian
21 28 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
22 27 (12.98%) Cisco
23 26 (12.50%) Nagios

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 49 (23.56%) Tomcat
2 41 (19.71%) Apache
3 19 (9.13%) Apache Solr
4 12 (5.77%) JBoss
4 12 (5.77%) nginx
5 8 (3.85%) Drupal
6 5 (2.40%) Confluence
7 3 (1.44%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.96%) Moodle
8 2 (0.96%) Eucalyptus
8 2 (0.96%) Node.js
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.44%) Responsys
3 3 (1.44%) Taleo
4 2 (0.96%) CodePlex
5 1 (0.48%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 30 (14.42%) Internet
3 21 (10.10%) DNS
4 19 (9.13%) Firewall
5 15 (7.21%) HTTP
6 14 (6.73%) SMTP
7 12 (5.77%) SAN
8 10 (4.81%) LDAP
8 10 (4.81%) BIG-IP
9 8 (3.85%) BGP
10 7 (3.37%) IMAP
11 6 (2.88%) NAS
12 5 (2.40%) VoIP
13 4 (1.92%) OSPF
13 4 (1.92%) Network Security
13 4 (1.92%) VLAN
14 3 (1.44%) SSL
14 3 (1.44%) VPN
15 2 (0.96%) DHCP
15 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (37.02%) MySQL
2 17 (8.17%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.73%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.92%) MariaDB
5 4 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.96%) Big Data
7 2 (0.96%) OLTP
7 2 (0.96%) VLDB
7 2 (0.96%) DB2
7 2 (0.96%) Informix
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.21%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.73%) Subversion
4 9 (4.33%) Selenium
4 9 (4.33%) Hudson
5 8 (3.85%) JIRA
6 4 (1.92%) Maven
7 2 (0.96%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.96%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.96%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (5.29%) Finance
2 4 (1.92%) Publishing
3 3 (1.44%) Banking
3 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.62%) LAMP
2 17 (8.17%) Web Services
3 11 (5.29%) HTML
3 11 (5.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (5.29%) CSS
4 6 (2.88%) Memcached
5 4 (1.92%) Sensu
6 3 (1.44%) XML
6 3 (1.44%) XSLT
7 2 (0.96%) .NET
7 2 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.96%) OAuth
8 1 (0.48%) RESTful
8 1 (0.48%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.29%) Derivative
2 11 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.88%) Clustering
5 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.92%) Wiki
6 4 (1.92%) Statistics
7 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.44%) iPhone
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.96%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.96%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.96%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.96%) Eurex
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Equities
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 208 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (34.62%) UNIX
3 64 (30.77%) CentOS
4 48 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (21.63%) Ubuntu
6 34 (16.35%) Windows
7 28 (13.46%) Debian
8 17 (8.17%) Solaris
9 14 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (3.37%) Android
13 5 (2.40%) SUSE
14 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.44%) Windows Phone
15 3 (1.44%) Fedora
15 3 (1.44%) AIX
16 2 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.40%) DevOps
2 39 (18.75%) Open Source
3 25 (12.02%) ITIL
4 21 (10.10%) Configuration Management
5 16 (7.69%) Time Management
6 13 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (5.29%) Server Building
8 10 (4.81%) Software Testing
8 10 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (4.81%) Security Management
8 10 (4.81%) Scrum
9 9 (4.33%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.40%) Load Balancing
11 5 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (1.92%) Server Monitoring
13 3 (1.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (42.79%) Perl
1 89 (42.79%) Python
2 85 (40.87%) Bash Shell
3 60 (28.85%) Ruby
4 34 (16.35%) Shell Script
5 33 (15.87%) Java
6 31 (14.90%) PHP
7 15 (7.21%) SQL
8 14 (6.73%) JavaScript
9 12 (5.77%) Korn
10 5 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.40%) C++
11 4 (1.92%) AWK
12 3 (1.44%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.44%) C-shell
13 2 (0.96%) Tcl
14 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.48%) C
14 1 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.73%) RHCSA
2 14 (6.73%) RHCE
3 10 (4.81%) Degree
3 10 (4.81%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.92%) VCP4
8 3 (1.44%) MySQL Certification
8 3 (1.44%) IC3 Certification
8 3 (1.44%) CCNP
8 3 (1.44%) CCNA
8 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.96%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.92%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.17%) vSphere
3 14 (6.73%) KVM
4 11 (5.29%) Xen
5 8 (3.85%) Varnish
5 8 (3.85%) Samba
6 7 (3.37%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.92%) NFS
8 3 (1.44%) Squid
8 3 (1.44%) qmail
9 2 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.96%) Firmware
9 2 (0.96%) vCloud
9 2 (0.96%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.96%) iptables
10 1 (0.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.48%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.48%) Gluster
10 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 84 (40.38%) Puppet
2 26 (12.50%) Nagios
3 15 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.29%) Ansible
5 7 (3.37%) Cacti
6 6 (2.88%) Graphite
7 5 (2.40%) Ganglia
8 4 (1.92%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.44%) logstash
9 3 (1.44%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.96%) OpenView
10 2 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.96%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.48%) Netcool
11 1 (0.48%) BMC Marimba
11 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.48%) Munin
11 1 (0.48%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 81 (38.94%) Red Hat
2 72 (34.62%) VMware
3 34 (16.35%) Oracle
4 31 (14.90%) Microsoft
5 27 (12.98%) Cisco
6 15 (7.21%) Juniper
7 13 (6.25%) HP
8 9 (4.33%) hybris
9 8 (3.85%) Sun
10 3 (1.44%) Veritas
10 3 (1.44%) Splunk
10 3 (1.44%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.96%) Patsystems
11 2 (0.96%) GL TRADE
11 2 (0.96%) Google
11 2 (0.96%) NYFIX
11 2 (0.96%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.96%) IBM
11 2 (0.96%) BMC
12 1 (0.48%) Motorola
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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