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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 286 339 260
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 159 103 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.49% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.52% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 125 82 174
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +15.27%
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
20683 19896 21320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 95.00% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16224 16447 18215
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +22 45 £48,000 +12.94% 5
Surrey +9 44 £49,500 +23.75% 5
East Sussex +4 38 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Oxfordshire -2 11 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Hampshire -22 9 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Kent - 2 £20,000 - 2
M4 Corridor - 2 £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 2 October 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Linux
2 164 (53.25%) Bash Shell
3 154 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 120 (38.96%) Puppet
5 114 (37.01%) Perl
6 113 (36.69%) MySQL
7 104 (33.77%) Python
8 92 (29.87%) UNIX
9 85 (27.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 81 (26.30%) Open Source
11 77 (25.00%) Debian
12 74 (24.03%) DNS
13 69 (22.40%) TCP/IP
13 69 (22.40%) Apache
14 66 (21.43%) Java
14 66 (21.43%) CentOS
15 65 (21.10%) Ruby
16 64 (20.78%) DevOps
17 63 (20.45%) Windows
18 61 (19.81%) Configuration Management
19 60 (19.48%) Ubuntu
20 59 (19.16%) PHP
21 56 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
22 55 (17.86%) Tomcat
22 55 (17.86%) HTTP
23 52 (16.88%) VMware
24 51 (16.56%) Degree
25 45 (14.61%) VoIP
26 43 (13.96%) Internet
26 43 (13.96%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 69 (22.40%) Apache
2 55 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 32 (10.39%) Node.js
4 20 (6.49%) OpenStack
5 19 (6.17%) nginx
6 9 (2.92%) Resin
6 9 (2.92%) Confluence
7 7 (2.27%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.30%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.30%) Jetty
9 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.49%) Basecamp
3 8 (2.60%) SaaS
4 5 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.62%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.62%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (24.03%) DNS
2 69 (22.40%) TCP/IP
3 55 (17.86%) HTTP
4 45 (14.61%) VoIP
5 43 (13.96%) Internet
6 36 (11.69%) DHCP
7 34 (11.04%) LDAP
8 30 (9.74%) SMTP
9 28 (9.09%) FTP
10 21 (6.82%) Firewall
11 15 (4.87%) SAN
12 13 (4.22%) NAS
13 10 (3.25%) InfiniBand
13 10 (3.25%) Ethernet
14 9 (2.92%) Asterisk PBX
15 8 (2.60%) LAN
15 8 (2.60%) WAN
15 8 (2.60%) SNMP
16 7 (2.27%) BIG-IP
17 5 (1.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (36.69%) MySQL
2 56 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (12.99%) Relational Database
4 34 (11.04%) RDBMS
5 15 (4.87%) HBase
6 13 (4.22%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.60%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.95%) Redis
9 5 (1.62%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (9.42%) JIRA
2 21 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.87%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 10 (3.25%) Legal
2 5 (1.62%) Finance
2 5 (1.62%) Marketing
3 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.97%) Electronics
5 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.65%) Law
5 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.36%) LAMP
2 31 (10.06%) Web Services
3 9 (2.92%) Java EE
4 6 (1.95%) Memcached
4 6 (1.95%) HTML
4 6 (1.95%) CSS
5 5 (1.62%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (0.97%) SOAP
6 3 (0.97%) .NET
6 3 (0.97%) J2EE
6 3 (0.97%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 81 (26.30%) Open Source
2 26 (8.44%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.55%) Clustering
5 13 (4.22%) Social Media
6 10 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.92%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.27%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.27%) Derivative
9 6 (1.95%) LPAR
10 4 (1.30%) Wiki
11 3 (0.97%) Replication
12 2 (0.65%) DTV
13 1 (0.32%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.32%) Statistics
13 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 308 (100.00%) Linux
2 92 (29.87%) UNIX
3 85 (27.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 77 (25.00%) Debian
5 66 (21.43%) CentOS
6 63 (20.45%) Windows
7 60 (19.48%) Ubuntu
8 24 (7.79%) Mac OS X
8 24 (7.79%) Windows 7
9 22 (7.14%) Solaris
10 13 (4.22%) OpenBSD
11 12 (3.90%) AIX
12 11 (3.57%) HPUX
13 8 (2.60%) SUSE
14 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (1.62%) Fedora
16 4 (1.30%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.97%) openSUSE
17 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.78%) DevOps
2 61 (19.81%) Configuration Management
3 26 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (7.79%) Workflow
5 23 (7.47%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (7.47%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (6.49%) Time Management
7 17 (5.52%) Mentoring
8 16 (5.19%) Load Balancing
8 16 (5.19%) ITIL
9 15 (4.87%) Analytics
10 14 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.22%) Information Assurance
12 11 (3.57%) Build Automation
12 11 (3.57%) Load Testing
13 10 (3.25%) Social Media Monitoring
14 9 (2.92%) Software Engineering
15 8 (2.60%) Migration
16 7 (2.27%) Data Migration
16 7 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 164 (53.25%) Bash Shell
2 114 (37.01%) Perl
3 104 (33.77%) Python
4 66 (21.43%) Java
5 65 (21.10%) Ruby
6 59 (19.16%) PHP
7 20 (6.49%) Shell Script
8 16 (5.19%) SQL
9 13 (4.22%) JavaScript
10 12 (3.90%) C
11 3 (0.97%) AWK
12 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.32%) tcsh
13 1 (0.32%) Lua
13 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (16.56%) Degree
2 11 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.97%) RHCE
5 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.65%) CCNP
5 2 (0.65%) CCNA
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.65%) OCA
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.19%) QA
2 9 (2.92%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (11.36%) NFS
2 32 (10.39%) Samba
3 31 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (9.74%) KVM
5 26 (8.44%) Postfix
6 11 (3.57%) XenServer
6 11 (3.57%) Active Directory
7 9 (2.92%) Xen
7 9 (2.92%) vSphere
8 5 (1.62%) qmail
8 5 (1.62%) Squid
9 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.97%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.97%) Varnish
11 1 (0.32%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.32%) QEMU
11 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 120 (38.96%) Puppet
2 36 (11.69%) Nagios
3 26 (8.44%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.92%) Munin
5 8 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.27%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.95%) Cacti
8 5 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (1.62%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.97%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.97%) Ansible
9 3 (0.97%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.32%) WMI
10 1 (0.32%) WSUS
10 1 (0.32%) Salt
10 1 (0.32%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.32%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 154 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 52 (16.88%) VMware
3 36 (11.69%) Microsoft
4 35 (11.36%) Cisco
5 19 (6.17%) JBoss
6 18 (5.84%) Oracle
7 13 (4.22%) HP
7 13 (4.22%) Citrix
8 9 (2.92%) Veritas
9 7 (2.27%) InterSystems
10 6 (1.95%) IBM
11 5 (1.62%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.30%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.65%) Percona
13 2 (0.65%) SAP
13 2 (0.65%) Fidessa
13 2 (0.65%) EMC
14 1 (0.32%) Intel
14 1 (0.32%) Juniper
14 1 (0.32%) Symantec
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 13 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,500 - £39,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Excellent package depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Fidessa
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago