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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 332 305 322
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 118 151 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.76% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 110 121 111
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
18287 19931 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15671 16283 15778
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +13 32 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Oxfordshire +5 28 £47,000 +16.77% 3
Surrey -9 19 £48,250 -8.09% 4
East Sussex +20 18 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +13 14 £33,500 -23.42% 2
Middlesex +14 5 £55,000 +6.79%
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £41,500 +40.67%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
2 137 (52.90%) Python
3 117 (45.17%) VMware
4 105 (40.54%) Perl
5 101 (39.00%) Red Hat
6 98 (37.84%) Ruby
7 96 (37.07%) Puppet
8 91 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 86 (33.20%) Bash Shell
10 82 (31.66%) MySQL
11 81 (31.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 80 (30.89%) Windows
13 77 (29.73%) Unix
14 70 (27.03%) Apache
15 68 (26.25%) Ubuntu
16 67 (25.87%) Java
17 65 (25.10%) CentOS
18 55 (21.24%) DevOps
19 53 (20.46%) Amazon AWS
20 47 (18.15%) ITIL
20 47 (18.15%) Firewall
21 45 (17.37%) Git (software)
22 44 (16.99%) Ansible
22 44 (16.99%) High Availability
22 44 (16.99%) Opscode Chef
23 42 (16.22%) Windows Server
24 41 (15.83%) Jenkins
25 39 (15.06%) SQL
26 38 (14.67%) LAMP
27 36 (13.90%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 70 (27.03%) Apache
2 27 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 21 (8.11%) nginx
4 8 (3.09%) JBoss
5 7 (2.70%) IIS
6 5 (1.93%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.16%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.16%) Confluence
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (20.46%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.88%) SaaS
3 22 (8.49%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (8.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 21 (8.11%) Amazon S3
5 18 (6.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 17 (6.56%) OpenShift
7 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.77%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.15%) Firewall
2 31 (11.97%) DNS
3 25 (9.65%) LDAP
4 21 (8.11%) Internet
5 19 (7.34%) TCP/IP
6 18 (6.95%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (5.41%) HTTP
9 10 (3.86%) SSL
10 9 (3.47%) LAN
10 9 (3.47%) WAN
11 7 (2.70%) DHCP
11 7 (2.70%) SAN
12 6 (2.32%) SMTP
13 5 (1.93%) DMZ
13 5 (1.93%) NAS
14 3 (1.16%) IPsec
14 3 (1.16%) VPN
15 2 (0.77%) IPv4
15 2 (0.77%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (31.66%) MySQL
2 18 (6.95%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (5.02%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.32%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.32%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.16%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.16%) Big Data
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (17.37%) Git (software)
2 41 (15.83%) Jenkins
3 24 (9.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (8.11%) Vagrant
5 20 (7.72%) Subversion
6 18 (6.95%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.16%) JIRA
7 3 (1.16%) Selenium
8 2 (0.77%) RSpec
9 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 25 (9.65%) Finance
2 5 (1.93%) Advertising
2 5 (1.93%) Law
2 5 (1.93%) Marketing
3 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.77%) Front Office
6 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.67%) LAMP
2 22 (8.49%) CSS
2 22 (8.49%) HTML
3 19 (7.34%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (6.56%) Middleware
5 13 (5.02%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (3.86%) Web Services
7 7 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.93%) JMX
8 5 (1.93%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (1.54%) Sass
10 3 (1.16%) .NET
11 2 (0.77%) J2EE
11 2 (0.77%) ZeroMQ
12 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.39%) MCollective
12 1 (0.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.56%) EMC VNX
2 16 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.02%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.02%) iPhone
4 9 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.93%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.16%) Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.16%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.77%) iPad
8 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 259 (100.00%) Linux
2 91 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 80 (30.89%) Windows
4 77 (29.73%) Unix
5 68 (26.25%) Ubuntu
6 65 (25.10%) CentOS
7 42 (16.22%) Windows Server
8 16 (6.18%) Debian
9 15 (5.79%) Android
10 13 (5.02%) Windows Phone
11 8 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.93%) Fedora
14 4 (1.54%) Solaris
15 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.77%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.77%) OpenBSD
16 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.24%) DevOps
2 47 (18.15%) ITIL
3 44 (16.99%) High Availability
4 32 (12.36%) Configuration Management
5 30 (11.58%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (9.27%) Open Source
7 21 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 20 (7.72%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.95%) Infrastructure Management
10 18 (6.95%) Integration Testing
11 17 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (6.18%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.63%) Time Management
14 11 (4.25%) Project Management
15 8 (3.09%) Incident Management
15 8 (3.09%) Migration
15 8 (3.09%) Scrum
16 7 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 137 (52.90%) Python
2 105 (40.54%) Perl
3 98 (37.84%) Ruby
4 86 (33.20%) Bash Shell
5 67 (25.87%) Java
6 39 (15.06%) SQL
7 35 (13.51%) PowerShell
8 25 (9.65%) PHP
9 22 (8.49%) JavaScript
10 19 (7.34%) Korn
11 16 (6.18%) C
12 7 (2.70%) C#
13 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.39%) C++
14 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (1.54%) CCNA
2 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (0.39%) CEH
4 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) HND
4 1 (0.39%) MCP
4 1 (0.39%) RHCE
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.18%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 81 (31.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (12.36%) vSphere
3 28 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 25 (9.65%) Active Directory
5 19 (7.34%) VMware ESX
6 18 (6.95%) Docker
6 18 (6.95%) VirtualBox
7 12 (4.63%) Postfix
8 7 (2.70%) KVM
8 7 (2.70%) vCloud
8 7 (2.70%) Xen
9 5 (1.93%) qmail
10 4 (1.54%) Squid
11 3 (1.16%) NFS
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.77%) Samba
13 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 96 (37.07%) Puppet
2 44 (16.99%) Ansible
2 44 (16.99%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (11.20%) Nagios
4 25 (9.65%) SCCM
5 19 (7.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 18 (6.95%) Salt
7 17 (6.56%) WSUS
8 11 (4.25%) Cacti
9 10 (3.86%) logstash
10 9 (3.47%) Graphite
10 9 (3.47%) ZABBIX
11 8 (3.09%) SCOM
11 8 (3.09%) SCVMM
11 8 (3.09%) Windows Intune
12 6 (2.32%) collectd
12 6 (2.32%) Ganglia
12 6 (2.32%) Munin
13 3 (1.16%) OpenAM
14 2 (0.77%) StatsD
Vendors
1 117 (45.17%) VMware
2 101 (39.00%) Red Hat
3 36 (13.90%) Cisco
4 26 (10.04%) Oracle
5 17 (6.56%) EMC
5 17 (6.56%) Qualys
6 8 (3.09%) RightScale
7 6 (2.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.93%) Sophos
8 5 (1.93%) Splunk
9 4 (1.54%) Citrix
9 4 (1.54%) Dell
9 4 (1.54%) Sun
10 3 (1.16%) Intel
10 3 (1.16%) MapR
11 2 (0.77%) Foundry
11 2 (0.77%) Google
12 1 (0.39%) Ruckus Wireless
12 1 (0.39%) Trapeze
12 1 (0.39%) Veeam
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, gym, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Manor F1 Team
Salary: Depends on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago