The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 261 242 266
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 196 206 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.90% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.95% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 172 164 176
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23021 21689 23440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.64% 94.95% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18373 17978 20301
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Administrator
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 61 £35,000 -6.66% 6
East Sussex +2 38 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Surrey -2 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire -21 25 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Kent -10 15 £33,500 +41.05%
Oxfordshire -25 13 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £42,000 +9.80%
West Sussex +4 4 £40,000 -
Middlesex -4 2 - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 302 (100.00%) Linux
2 159 (52.65%) Red Hat
3 121 (40.07%) Apache
4 115 (38.08%) MySQL
5 114 (37.75%) Puppet
6 109 (36.09%) Perl
7 100 (33.11%) Bash Shell
8 97 (32.12%) Python
9 95 (31.46%) UNIX
10 84 (27.81%) VMware
11 79 (26.16%) Windows
12 76 (25.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 74 (24.50%) CentOS
13 74 (24.50%) Debian
14 72 (23.84%) Ubuntu
15 70 (23.18%) Open Source
16 55 (18.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 55 (18.21%) Degree
16 55 (18.21%) Nagios
17 52 (17.22%) PHP
18 48 (15.89%) Ruby
19 42 (13.91%) Opscode Chef
20 41 (13.58%) KVM
21 38 (12.58%) Drupal
21 38 (12.58%) DNS
22 37 (12.25%) ITIL
22 37 (12.25%) Configuration Management
23 36 (11.92%) nginx
24 35 (11.59%) Analytics
25 32 (10.60%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 121 (40.07%) Apache
2 38 (12.58%) Drupal
3 36 (11.92%) nginx
4 32 (10.60%) Tomcat
5 24 (7.95%) IIS
6 17 (5.63%) Node.js
6 17 (5.63%) CMS
6 17 (5.63%) Alfresco
6 17 (5.63%) WordPress
7 8 (2.65%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.99%) Confluence
9 4 (1.32%) Eucalyptus
10 2 (0.66%) lighttpd
10 2 (0.66%) Resin
10 2 (0.66%) Mule
11 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (3.31%) SaaS
3 5 (1.66%) Basecamp
4 4 (1.32%) Route 53
4 4 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.66%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.58%) DNS
2 32 (10.60%) Internet
3 29 (9.60%) HTTP
4 26 (8.61%) SAN
5 25 (8.28%) TCP/IP
6 18 (5.96%) LDAP
7 17 (5.63%) Firewall
8 16 (5.30%) FTP
9 14 (4.64%) NAS
9 14 (4.64%) SMTP
10 12 (3.97%) DHCP
11 11 (3.64%) Ethernet
12 8 (2.65%) SNMP
13 7 (2.32%) VPN
14 6 (1.99%) BIG-IP
14 6 (1.99%) SSL
14 6 (1.99%) VoIP
15 5 (1.66%) OpenLDAP
16 4 (1.32%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (38.08%) MySQL
2 29 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 28 (9.27%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (4.30%) RDBMS
7 13 (4.30%) HBase
8 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.66%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.99%) Big Data
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.33%) Redis
13 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (8.94%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.61%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.63%) Bitbucket
4 11 (3.64%) JIRA
5 9 (2.98%) Subversion
6 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.66%) Maven
8 1 (0.33%) FishEye
8 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (5.96%) Finance
2 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.32%) Games
4 3 (0.99%) Legal
4 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.99%) Electronics
4 3 (0.99%) Banking
4 3 (0.99%) Marketing
5 2 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.27%) LAMP
2 19 (6.29%) Web Services
3 18 (5.96%) XML
4 17 (5.63%) REST
5 15 (4.97%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (2.32%) Regular Expression
6 7 (2.32%) J2EE
6 7 (2.32%) COM
7 5 (1.66%) Java EE
8 3 (0.99%) .NET
9 2 (0.66%) Middleware
10 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.33%) CSS
10 1 (0.33%) SOAP
10 1 (0.33%) RESTful
10 1 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 70 (23.18%) Open Source
2 30 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.28%) Clustering
4 14 (4.64%) Social Media
5 12 (3.97%) Derivative
6 10 (3.31%) Replication
7 6 (1.99%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.66%) Wiki
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.32%) Kindle
10 3 (0.99%) Firmware
10 3 (0.99%) DTV
10 3 (0.99%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.66%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.66%) HACMP
11 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 302 (100.00%) Linux
2 95 (31.46%) UNIX
3 79 (26.16%) Windows
4 76 (25.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (24.50%) CentOS
5 74 (24.50%) Debian
6 72 (23.84%) Ubuntu
7 29 (9.60%) Solaris
8 24 (7.95%) AIX
9 18 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.97%) FreeBSD
11 11 (3.64%) OpenBSD
12 10 (3.31%) HPUX
13 8 (2.65%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.65%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.65%) SUSE
14 7 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.32%) VMS
15 4 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (12.25%) ITIL
1 37 (12.25%) Configuration Management
2 35 (11.59%) Analytics
3 25 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (7.62%) Performance Analysis
5 18 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (5.96%) Scrum
6 17 (5.63%) Identity Management
7 15 (4.97%) Load Balancing
8 14 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (4.64%) Social Media Monitoring
9 13 (4.30%) Migration
9 13 (4.30%) Time Management
10 12 (3.97%) Product Management
11 10 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (2.65%) Service Delivery
13 6 (1.99%) Information Assurance
13 6 (1.99%) Build Automation
14 5 (1.66%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (1.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (36.09%) Perl
2 100 (33.11%) Bash Shell
3 97 (32.12%) Python
4 52 (17.22%) PHP
5 48 (15.89%) Ruby
6 30 (9.93%) Java
7 28 (9.27%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.97%) SQL
9 11 (3.64%) C
10 7 (2.32%) C++
11 3 (0.99%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.99%) Korn
12 2 (0.66%) C-shell
13 1 (0.33%) Clojure
13 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (18.21%) Degree
2 26 (8.61%) RHCE
3 17 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (4.97%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.97%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.99%) HND
7 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) CCNA
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.96%) QA
1 18 (5.96%) SLA
2 5 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (18.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (13.58%) KVM
3 23 (7.62%) Xen
4 18 (5.96%) XenServer
5 16 (5.30%) vSphere
6 11 (3.64%) Varnish
7 9 (2.98%) NFS
8 8 (2.65%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.99%) Squid
9 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
9 6 (1.99%) Samba
9 6 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.66%) Postfix
10 5 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.66%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 114 (37.75%) Puppet
2 55 (18.21%) Nagios
3 42 (13.91%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (5.63%) Vagrant
4 17 (5.63%) Plesk
5 15 (4.97%) Cobbler
6 12 (3.97%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.65%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.65%) YUM
8 6 (1.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (1.66%) Cacti
10 4 (1.32%) Ganglia
10 4 (1.32%) OpenView
10 4 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.66%) EMC Navisphere
12 2 (0.66%) Munin
13 1 (0.33%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 159 (52.65%) Red Hat
2 84 (27.81%) VMware
3 31 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 25 (8.28%) Cisco
5 23 (7.62%) Citrix
6 21 (6.95%) Oracle
7 17 (5.63%) Veritas
7 17 (5.63%) JBoss
8 14 (4.64%) IBM
8 14 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (3.64%) Symantec
10 6 (1.99%) Google
10 6 (1.99%) Sun
10 6 (1.99%) HP
10 6 (1.99%) Percona
11 5 (1.66%) Juniper
11 5 (1.66%) Novell
11 5 (1.66%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.32%) BMC
12 4 (1.32%) Splunk
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