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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
England / South East
Rank 253 328 309
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 134 123 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.66% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 113 117 119
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
14451 18600 20106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.74% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11988 15817 16337
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +36 32 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Surrey +51 31 £47,500 +5.55% 3
East Sussex +21 28 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Hampshire +17 16 £41,000 +22.38% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 10 £47,500 +14.45%
West Sussex - 9 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire +8 7 £39,000 -17.02% 3
Middlesex -7 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 283 (100.00%) Linux
2 117 (41.34%) Red Hat
3 106 (37.46%) Python
4 93 (32.86%) Puppet
5 92 (32.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 89 (31.45%) MySQL
7 88 (31.10%) DevOps
8 84 (29.68%) Bash Shell
9 72 (25.44%) VMware
10 71 (25.09%) Unix
11 64 (22.61%) Perl
12 57 (20.14%) Ruby
13 55 (19.43%) Windows
14 53 (18.73%) Apache
15 52 (18.37%) LAMP
16 51 (18.02%) Opscode Chef
17 50 (17.67%) Ubuntu
18 46 (16.25%) Firewall
19 43 (15.19%) PHP
19 43 (15.19%) CentOS
20 39 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
21 36 (12.72%) Nagios
22 35 (12.37%) Oracle
23 33 (11.66%) TCP/IP
23 33 (11.66%) Data Centre
24 32 (11.31%) Configuration Management
24 32 (11.31%) Degree
25 30 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
25 30 (10.60%) ITIL
25 30 (10.60%) High Availability

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 53 (18.73%) Apache
2 26 (9.19%) nginx
3 24 (8.48%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.59%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.47%) Drupal
5 7 (2.47%) IIS
6 6 (2.12%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.77%) Eucalyptus
8 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.71%) CMS
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.71%) WordPress
10 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.12%) MS Office
2 5 (1.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (9.19%) SaaS
3 10 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.77%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle CX
6 4 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.71%) Route 53
9 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.35%) Heroku
9 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.25%) Firewall
2 33 (11.66%) TCP/IP
3 24 (8.48%) SAN
4 23 (8.13%) DNS
5 22 (7.77%) LDAP
6 19 (6.71%) VPN
7 14 (4.95%) Internet
8 13 (4.59%) HTTP
9 11 (3.89%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (2.12%) FTP
10 6 (2.12%) InfiniBand
10 6 (2.12%) LAN
10 6 (2.12%) WAN
11 5 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.41%) X.25
13 3 (1.06%) HTTPS
13 3 (1.06%) SSL
13 3 (1.06%) VLAN
13 3 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (31.45%) MySQL
2 14 (4.95%) OLTP
2 14 (4.95%) VLDB
3 11 (3.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.41%) Redis
7 3 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) DB2
9 1 (0.35%) Informix
9 1 (0.35%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 24 (8.48%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.95%) JIRA
4 13 (4.59%) Subversion
5 5 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.77%) Maven
5 5 (1.77%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.06%) Selenium
6 3 (1.06%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.71%) Redmine
7 2 (0.71%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.35%) Bundler
General
1 26 (9.19%) Finance
2 14 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.24%) Banking
4 4 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (0.35%) Electronics
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.37%) LAMP
2 18 (6.36%) LEMP Stack
3 17 (6.01%) Web Services
4 5 (1.77%) Node.js
4 5 (1.77%) Sensu
5 3 (1.06%) Memcached
6 2 (0.71%) .NET
6 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.71%) Middleware
6 2 (0.71%) XML
6 2 (0.71%) XSLT
7 1 (0.35%) CSS
7 1 (0.35%) CSS3
7 1 (0.35%) HTML
7 1 (0.35%) HTML5
7 1 (0.35%) jQuery
7 1 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.35%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.66%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.25%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.24%) Clustering
4 9 (3.18%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.77%) EFT
6 5 (1.77%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.41%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.41%) Online Games
8 3 (1.06%) AS400
8 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) iPad
9 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Celerra
10 1 (0.35%) Fintech
10 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.35%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 283 (100.00%) Linux
2 92 (32.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 71 (25.09%) Unix
4 55 (19.43%) Windows
5 50 (17.67%) Ubuntu
6 43 (15.19%) CentOS
7 26 (9.19%) Solaris
8 24 (8.48%) Debian
9 12 (4.24%) SUSE
9 12 (4.24%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.12%) AIX
11 6 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.06%) zOS
14 2 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.35%) HPUX
15 1 (0.35%) VMS
15 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (31.10%) DevOps
2 32 (11.31%) Configuration Management
3 30 (10.60%) High Availability
3 30 (10.60%) ITIL
4 20 (7.07%) Security Patching
5 17 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (6.01%) Open Source
6 16 (5.65%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (4.24%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.24%) Load Testing
9 12 (4.24%) Web Development
10 11 (3.89%) Fault Management
11 10 (3.53%) SDLC
12 9 (3.18%) Capacity Management
12 9 (3.18%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (2.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.46%) Python
2 84 (29.68%) Bash Shell
3 64 (22.61%) Perl
4 57 (20.14%) Ruby
5 43 (15.19%) PHP
6 27 (9.54%) Shell Script
7 26 (9.19%) Java
8 14 (4.95%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.24%) C
10 7 (2.47%) SQL
11 6 (2.12%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.41%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.41%) Korn
13 1 (0.35%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 32 (11.31%) Degree
2 10 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.47%) CCNA
4 7 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.06%) RHCE
6 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.71%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.19%) QA
2 9 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.77%) vSphere
3 17 (6.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (4.95%) GlusterFS
4 14 (4.95%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.59%) Active Directory
5 13 (4.59%) KVM
6 9 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.47%) Docker
7 7 (2.47%) Varnish
8 5 (1.77%) LXC
8 5 (1.77%) Postfix
8 5 (1.77%) Squid
8 5 (1.77%) vCloud
8 5 (1.77%) Xen
9 4 (1.41%) XenServer
10 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.35%) Ceph
11 1 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 93 (32.86%) Puppet
2 51 (18.02%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (12.72%) Nagios
4 26 (9.19%) Ansible
5 16 (5.65%) Red Hat Satellite
6 14 (4.95%) NetBackup
7 10 (3.53%) cPanel
7 10 (3.53%) Opsview
7 10 (3.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (3.18%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (2.12%) Cacti
9 6 (2.12%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (1.77%) Ganglia
10 5 (1.77%) OpenView
10 5 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (1.77%) SCCM
10 5 (1.77%) WSUS
11 4 (1.41%) Graphite
11 4 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 117 (41.34%) Red Hat
2 72 (25.44%) VMware
3 35 (12.37%) Oracle
4 28 (9.89%) Sun
5 27 (9.54%) Veritas
6 16 (5.65%) Cisco
7 15 (5.30%) EMC
7 15 (5.30%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.18%) Brocade
8 9 (3.18%) StorageTek
9 6 (2.12%) ANSYS
9 6 (2.12%) Juniper
10 5 (1.77%) BMC
10 5 (1.77%) Qualys
10 5 (1.77%) Splunk
11 4 (1.41%) IBM
11 4 (1.41%) Motorola
11 4 (1.41%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (1.41%) Symantec
11 4 (1.41%) Trapeze
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45 - £60 per annum, Benefits: BONUS
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago