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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 258 323 301
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 155 152 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.73% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 149 143 143
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £30,340
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
15695 20925 21297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.89% 97.03% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13077 17659 16983
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +33 43 £52,500 +16.66% 1
East Sussex +45 27 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Berkshire +38 27 £65,000 +48.57% 2
Hampshire +9 26 £35,500 +5.97% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £49,500 +16.47% 3
West Sussex - 11 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 10 £39,500 -16.84% 2
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Linux
2 117 (44.32%) Red Hat
3 97 (36.74%) Python
4 95 (35.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 90 (34.09%) Puppet
6 81 (30.68%) VMware
7 79 (29.92%) Perl
8 75 (28.41%) DevOps
9 69 (26.14%) MySQL
10 68 (25.76%) Unix
11 67 (25.38%) Bash Shell
12 62 (23.48%) Windows
13 61 (23.11%) Ruby
14 57 (21.59%) Opscode Chef
15 48 (18.18%) Apache
16 44 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (14.39%) Ubuntu
17 38 (14.39%) PHP
17 38 (14.39%) Data Centre
18 36 (13.64%) LAMP
19 34 (12.88%) CentOS
19 34 (12.88%) Firewall
19 34 (12.88%) Nagios
19 34 (12.88%) Java
20 33 (12.50%) ITIL
20 33 (12.50%) Shell Script
21 32 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
21 32 (12.12%) High Availability
22 31 (11.74%) TCP/IP
23 30 (11.36%) Ansible

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 48 (18.18%) Apache
2 24 (9.09%) nginx
3 22 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.65%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.27%) Drupal
6 5 (1.89%) Eucalyptus
7 4 (1.52%) IIS
7 4 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.76%) CMS
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.06%) SaaS
3 15 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.65%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.89%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.76%) Route 53
9 1 (0.38%) GitHub
9 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.38%) Heroku
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.88%) Firewall
2 31 (11.74%) TCP/IP
3 22 (8.33%) DNS
4 18 (6.82%) SAN
5 17 (6.44%) Internet
6 16 (6.06%) LDAP
7 14 (5.30%) HTTP
8 13 (4.92%) VPN
9 10 (3.79%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (3.41%) SSL
11 8 (3.03%) LAN
11 8 (3.03%) WAN
12 7 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (2.27%) FTP
13 6 (2.27%) HTTPS
13 6 (2.27%) InfiniBand
13 6 (2.27%) X.25
14 5 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.14%) VLAN
16 2 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.14%) MySQL
2 13 (4.92%) OLTP
2 13 (4.92%) VLDB
3 9 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.14%) Redis
7 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.20%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.06%) JIRA
4 14 (5.30%) Subversion
5 8 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.65%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.89%) Maven
7 5 (1.89%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.14%) Selenium
9 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.76%) Redmine
9 2 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.76%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.38%) Ant
10 1 (0.38%) Bundler
General
1 23 (8.71%) Finance
2 14 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.65%) Games
4 6 (2.27%) Banking
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.64%) LAMP
2 17 (6.44%) Web Services
3 16 (6.06%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (1.89%) Node.js
4 5 (1.89%) Sensu
5 3 (1.14%) Memcached
6 2 (0.76%) Middleware
6 2 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.76%) XML
6 2 (0.76%) XSLT
7 1 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) CSS3
7 1 (0.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.38%) HTML5
7 1 (0.38%) jQuery
7 1 (0.38%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.38%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.39%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.55%) Clustering
4 8 (3.03%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (2.65%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.89%) EFT
6 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.52%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.52%) Online Games
8 3 (1.14%) AS400
8 3 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Fintech
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 264 (100.00%) Linux
2 95 (35.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 68 (25.76%) Unix
4 62 (23.48%) Windows
5 38 (14.39%) Ubuntu
6 34 (12.88%) CentOS
7 26 (9.85%) Solaris
8 21 (7.95%) Debian
9 11 (4.17%) Windows Server
10 8 (3.03%) SUSE
11 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.27%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.89%) AIX
13 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (1.14%) zOS
15 2 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.41%) DevOps
2 33 (12.50%) ITIL
3 32 (12.12%) High Availability
4 26 (9.85%) Configuration Management
5 23 (8.71%) Open Source
6 18 (6.82%) Security Patching
7 16 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (5.68%) Incident Management
9 14 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (5.30%) Service Delivery
10 13 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.55%) Load Testing
12 11 (4.17%) Fault Management
13 10 (3.79%) Service Management
14 8 (3.03%) Capacity Management
15 7 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (2.65%) Web Development
16 6 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.74%) Python
2 79 (29.92%) Perl
3 67 (25.38%) Bash Shell
4 61 (23.11%) Ruby
5 38 (14.39%) PHP
6 34 (12.88%) Java
7 33 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 15 (5.68%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.27%) C
9 6 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.27%) SQL
10 5 (1.89%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.52%) Korn
12 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.20%) Degree
2 11 (4.17%) CCNA
2 11 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.65%) RHCE
5 6 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.52%) CCNP
7 4 (1.52%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.38%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.58%) QA
2 14 (5.30%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.09%) vSphere
3 17 (6.44%) Active Directory
4 15 (5.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 13 (4.92%) GlusterFS
6 12 (4.55%) Hyper-V
7 9 (3.41%) Docker
7 9 (3.41%) KVM
8 7 (2.65%) Postfix
8 7 (2.65%) Varnish
8 7 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.89%) LXC
9 5 (1.89%) Squid
9 5 (1.89%) vCloud
9 5 (1.89%) Xen
10 2 (0.76%) qmail
10 2 (0.76%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 90 (34.09%) Puppet
2 57 (21.59%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (12.88%) Nagios
4 30 (11.36%) Ansible
5 15 (5.68%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (4.92%) NetBackup
7 9 (3.41%) cPanel
7 9 (3.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (2.65%) Cacti
10 6 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.89%) Ganglia
11 5 (1.89%) OpenView
11 5 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (1.89%) Opsview
11 5 (1.89%) SCCM
11 5 (1.89%) WSUS
12 4 (1.52%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 117 (44.32%) Red Hat
2 81 (30.68%) VMware
3 29 (10.98%) Oracle
4 26 (9.85%) Veritas
5 20 (7.58%) Cisco
6 18 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 18 (6.82%) Sun
7 15 (5.68%) EMC
8 8 (3.03%) Brocade
8 8 (3.03%) StorageTek
9 6 (2.27%) ANSYS
9 6 (2.27%) Qualys
9 6 (2.27%) Splunk
9 6 (2.27%) Symantec
10 5 (1.89%) BMC
10 5 (1.89%) IBM
11 4 (1.52%) Juniper
11 4 (1.52%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.14%) HP
13 2 (0.76%) SAP
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + flexi-working, 26 hols, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Jellyfish
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Private Medical, Life Ass
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