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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 352 328 294
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 94 141 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.65% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 66 107 130
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
19987 21679 21372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.14% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16328 17548 17727
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -16 29 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Hampshire +18 20 £45,000 +56.52%
Oxfordshire +10 14 £47,500 -13.63% 1
East Sussex -23 14 £35,000 +0.71%
Kent +8 7 - -
Surrey +7 5 £34,000 -15.00%
West Sussex - 5 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £41,750 +19.28%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Linux
2 125 (48.26%) Red Hat
3 124 (47.88%) Perl
4 112 (43.24%) Puppet
5 111 (42.86%) Python
6 106 (40.93%) VMware
7 103 (39.77%) UNIX
8 99 (38.22%) Bash Shell
9 93 (35.91%) MySQL
10 81 (31.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 77 (29.73%) CentOS
12 70 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 67 (25.87%) Ruby
13 67 (25.87%) DevOps
14 55 (21.24%) Ubuntu
15 53 (20.46%) Tomcat
16 51 (19.69%) Shell Script
16 51 (19.69%) Open Source
17 49 (18.92%) Apache
18 45 (17.37%) Oracle
18 45 (17.37%) Amazon AWS
19 44 (16.99%) Windows
20 41 (15.83%) Java
21 40 (15.44%) Microsoft
22 35 (13.51%) TCP/IP
22 35 (13.51%) Solaris
22 35 (13.51%) Internet
22 35 (13.51%) Debian
23 32 (12.36%) Cisco
24 31 (11.97%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 53 (20.46%) Tomcat
2 49 (18.92%) Apache
3 23 (8.88%) Apache Solr
4 15 (5.79%) nginx
5 12 (4.63%) JBoss
6 7 (2.70%) Confluence
7 6 (2.32%) Drupal
8 3 (1.16%) Moodle
9 2 (0.77%) Eucalyptus
9 2 (0.77%) Node.js
9 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.37%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.02%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.32%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.54%) Route 53
5 3 (1.16%) Taleo
5 3 (1.16%) Responsys
6 2 (0.77%) CodePlex
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.51%) TCP/IP
1 35 (13.51%) Internet
2 30 (11.58%) DNS
3 26 (10.04%) Firewall
4 23 (8.88%) HTTP
5 18 (6.95%) SMTP
6 15 (5.79%) BIG-IP
7 14 (5.41%) SAN
7 14 (5.41%) BGP
8 11 (4.25%) LDAP
8 11 (4.25%) Network Security
9 7 (2.70%) IMAP
9 7 (2.70%) NAS
10 5 (1.93%) VLAN
11 4 (1.54%) OSPF
12 3 (1.16%) VPN
12 3 (1.16%) VoIP
13 2 (0.77%) DHCP
13 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (35.91%) MySQL
2 23 (8.88%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.47%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.09%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.09%) MariaDB
6 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.93%) Redis
7 5 (1.93%) DB2
8 4 (1.54%) Informix
8 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.54%) Riak
9 3 (1.16%) Big Data
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.95%) Subversion
3 13 (5.02%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.86%) JIRA
5 7 (2.70%) Selenium
5 7 (2.70%) Hudson
6 4 (1.54%) Maven
7 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.77%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.77%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.77%) Bazaar
General
1 24 (9.27%) Finance
2 4 (1.54%) Publishing
3 3 (1.16%) Banking
3 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.39%) Retail
4 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.04%) Web Services
2 17 (6.56%) LAMP
3 6 (2.32%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (2.32%) HTML
3 6 (2.32%) Memcached
3 6 (2.32%) CSS
4 4 (1.54%) Sensu
4 4 (1.54%) .NET
4 4 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.16%) OAuth
5 3 (1.16%) XML
5 3 (1.16%) XSLT
6 2 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.95%) Derivative
2 17 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.70%) iPhone
4 7 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.70%) Clustering
4 7 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.54%) Eurex
5 4 (1.54%) Statistics
5 4 (1.54%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.54%) Wiki
6 3 (1.16%) CMDB
6 3 (1.16%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.16%) Replication
6 3 (1.16%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.77%) Equities
7 2 (0.77%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 259 (100.00%) Linux
2 103 (39.77%) UNIX
3 81 (31.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 77 (29.73%) CentOS
5 55 (21.24%) Ubuntu
6 44 (16.99%) Windows
7 35 (13.51%) Solaris
7 35 (13.51%) Debian
8 20 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (7.34%) Oracle Linux
10 17 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (5.79%) AIX
12 12 (4.63%) Android
13 9 (3.47%) SUSE
14 7 (2.70%) Windows Phone
15 6 (2.32%) Fedora
16 5 (1.93%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.54%) HPUX
18 2 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
19 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.87%) DevOps
2 51 (19.69%) Open Source
3 30 (11.58%) ITIL
4 27 (10.42%) Configuration Management
5 22 (8.49%) Server Building
6 20 (7.72%) Time Management
7 19 (7.34%) Service Delivery
8 16 (6.18%) Security Management
8 16 (6.18%) Software Testing
9 15 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.25%) Load Balancing
12 10 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (3.47%) Server Monitoring
14 8 (3.09%) E-Commerce
15 6 (2.32%) Scrum
16 4 (1.54%) Problem Management
16 4 (1.54%) Performance Monitoring
17 3 (1.16%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 124 (47.88%) Perl
2 111 (42.86%) Python
3 99 (38.22%) Bash Shell
4 67 (25.87%) Ruby
5 51 (19.69%) Shell Script
6 41 (15.83%) Java
7 31 (11.97%) PHP
8 13 (5.02%) SQL
9 10 (3.86%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.70%) Korn
11 6 (2.32%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.32%) C++
12 4 (1.54%) AWK
13 3 (1.16%) Tcl
13 3 (1.16%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.77%) C-shell
14 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.77%) C
14 2 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.49%) RHCSA
2 22 (8.49%) RHCE
3 19 (7.34%) Degree
4 16 (6.18%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.25%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.54%) VCP4
8 3 (1.16%) MySQL Certification
8 3 (1.16%) IC3 Certification
8 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.16%) CCNP
8 3 (1.16%) CCNA
8 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.77%) LPIC
10 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.18%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.32%) QA
3 4 (1.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.65%) KVM
3 23 (8.88%) vSphere
4 17 (6.56%) Xen
5 10 (3.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (3.47%) Active Directory
7 8 (3.09%) Varnish
8 7 (2.70%) Samba
9 5 (1.93%) NFS
10 3 (1.16%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.16%) Firmware
10 3 (1.16%) iptables
11 2 (0.77%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.77%) vCloud
12 1 (0.39%) pfSense
12 1 (0.39%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.39%) Gluster
12 1 (0.39%) Squid
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 112 (43.24%) Puppet
2 29 (11.20%) Nagios
3 27 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.25%) Ansible
5 6 (2.32%) Graphite
5 6 (2.32%) Cacti
5 6 (2.32%) Capistrano
6 5 (1.93%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (1.54%) Ganglia
7 4 (1.54%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.16%) Salt
9 2 (0.77%) logstash
9 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.77%) OpenView
9 2 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 125 (48.26%) Red Hat
2 106 (40.93%) VMware
3 45 (17.37%) Oracle
4 40 (15.44%) Microsoft
5 32 (12.36%) Cisco
6 25 (9.65%) HP
7 15 (5.79%) Juniper
8 14 (5.41%) hybris
9 10 (3.86%) Veritas
10 8 (3.09%) Sun
11 4 (1.54%) EMC
11 4 (1.54%) IBM
11 4 (1.54%) NYFIX
11 4 (1.54%) Patsystems
11 4 (1.54%) GL TRADE
12 3 (1.16%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.16%) Eloqua
12 3 (1.16%) Fidessa
13 2 (0.77%) Citrix
13 2 (0.77%) Sybase
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