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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 307 308 265
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 130 102 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.51% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.54% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 101 85 166
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Surrey +14 36 £55,000 +18.27% 1
Hampshire -16 19 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Berkshire -32 19 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Oxfordshire -8 17 £43,000 -20.00% 3
West Sussex - 12 £37,500 - 2
Kent -1 9 £37,500 -
East Sussex -12 7 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £29,250 -
Middlesex +14 5 £51,500 -26.42% 1
Sussex - 1 £36,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Linux
2 163 (56.79%) Red Hat
3 139 (48.43%) Perl
4 123 (42.86%) Puppet
5 121 (42.16%) Python
6 119 (41.46%) Bash Shell
7 109 (37.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 101 (35.19%) CentOS
9 94 (32.75%) MySQL
10 87 (30.31%) VMware
11 81 (28.22%) Apache
12 79 (27.53%) UNIX
13 77 (26.83%) PHP
14 72 (25.09%) Ubuntu
15 70 (24.39%) Open Source
16 56 (19.51%) DNS
17 55 (19.16%) Windows
18 52 (18.12%) Shell Script
19 51 (17.77%) Amazon AWS
20 50 (17.42%) Internet
21 49 (17.07%) Configuration Management
21 49 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
22 47 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
23 46 (16.03%) Web Services
23 46 (16.03%) DevOps
24 44 (15.33%) Debian
25 43 (14.98%) Cisco
26 40 (13.94%) Ruby
27 36 (12.54%) TCP/IP
28 35 (12.20%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (28.22%) Apache
2 30 (10.45%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.10%) nginx
4 14 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 12 (4.18%) Apache Solr
6 11 (3.83%) Node.js
6 11 (3.83%) IIS
6 11 (3.83%) JBoss
7 6 (2.09%) Confluence
8 4 (1.39%) Resin
9 2 (0.70%) CMS
10 1 (0.35%) WordPress
10 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.35%) Drupal
10 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.09%) MS Office
1 6 (2.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.70%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.77%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.53%) Amazon S3
3 9 (3.14%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.05%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (19.51%) DNS
2 50 (17.42%) Internet
3 36 (12.54%) TCP/IP
4 35 (12.20%) HTTP
5 22 (7.67%) SAN
6 18 (6.27%) VoIP
7 17 (5.92%) Firewall
8 16 (5.57%) SMTP
9 15 (5.23%) FTP
10 14 (4.88%) DHCP
11 11 (3.83%) BIG-IP
12 10 (3.48%) SSH
13 9 (3.14%) IMAP
13 9 (3.14%) LDAP
14 8 (2.79%) Telnet
15 7 (2.44%) Network Security
16 5 (1.74%) OpenLDAP
17 4 (1.39%) Ethernet
17 4 (1.39%) WAN
17 4 (1.39%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (32.75%) MySQL
2 16 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.23%) Redis
4 14 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.53%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.18%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.44%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.09%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.39%) Informix
9 4 (1.39%) HBase
9 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.05%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.05%) Riak
10 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.70%) DB2
12 1 (0.35%) Big Data
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (4.53%) Subversion
2 11 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.14%) JIRA
4 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (6.27%) Finance
2 9 (3.14%) Games
3 8 (2.79%) French Language
4 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.03%) Web Services
2 34 (11.85%) LAMP
3 10 (3.48%) Memcached
4 9 (3.14%) ZeroMQ
5 4 (1.39%) Middleware
5 4 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.39%) Java EE
6 3 (1.05%) HTML
7 2 (0.70%) CSS
7 2 (0.70%) SOAP
8 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.35%) XML
8 1 (0.35%) COM
8 1 (0.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (24.39%) Open Source
2 11 (3.83%) Derivative
3 10 (3.48%) Mainframe
3 10 (3.48%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.48%) iPhone
4 9 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.44%) Clustering
6 5 (1.74%) Social Media
7 4 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.39%) Replication
7 4 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.05%) Wiki
8 3 (1.05%) Equities
8 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.70%) CMDB
10 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.35%) Celerra
10 1 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 287 (100.00%) Linux
2 109 (37.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 101 (35.19%) CentOS
4 79 (27.53%) UNIX
5 72 (25.09%) Ubuntu
6 55 (19.16%) Windows
7 44 (15.33%) Debian
8 29 (10.10%) Solaris
9 16 (5.57%) Android
10 14 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (4.88%) Windows 7
11 12 (4.18%) Fedora
11 12 (4.18%) Mac OS X
12 10 (3.48%) Windows Phone
13 8 (2.79%) AIX
13 8 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (2.44%) SUSE
15 6 (2.09%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.07%) Configuration Management
2 46 (16.03%) DevOps
3 26 (9.06%) Information Assurance
4 25 (8.71%) Time Management
5 16 (5.57%) ITIL
6 15 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (4.18%) Mentoring
8 12 (4.18%) Workflow
8 12 (4.18%) Load Balancing
9 11 (3.83%) Software Testing
10 10 (3.48%) Migration
10 10 (3.48%) Data Migration
10 10 (3.48%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (2.79%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.79%) Security Management
11 8 (2.79%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.44%) Analytics
13 6 (2.09%) Server Monitoring
14 5 (1.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 139 (48.43%) Perl
2 121 (42.16%) Python
3 119 (41.46%) Bash Shell
4 77 (26.83%) PHP
5 52 (18.12%) Shell Script
6 40 (13.94%) Ruby
7 28 (9.76%) Java
8 14 (4.88%) SQL
9 13 (4.53%) JavaScript
10 9 (3.14%) VBScript
11 7 (2.44%) C
12 2 (0.70%) AWK
12 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.35%) tcsh
13 1 (0.35%) Tcl
13 1 (0.35%) C#
13 1 (0.35%) C++
13 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (8.36%) Degree
2 16 (5.57%) RHCE
3 14 (4.88%) RHCSA
4 9 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.79%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.05%) CCNA
7 2 (0.70%) CCNP
7 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MCITP
8 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.18%) QA
3 5 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.01%) vSphere
2 23 (8.01%) KVM
3 19 (6.62%) NFS
4 13 (4.53%) Xen
5 12 (4.18%) Samba
6 9 (3.14%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.44%) LXC
8 6 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.39%) Active Directory
10 3 (1.05%) Postfix
11 2 (0.70%) Varnish
11 2 (0.70%) vCloud
12 1 (0.35%) QEMU
12 1 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.35%) Squid
12 1 (0.35%) Firmware
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 123 (42.86%) Puppet
2 49 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (8.36%) Nagios
4 7 (2.44%) Ansible
4 7 (2.44%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.09%) Opsview
5 6 (2.09%) CFEngine
6 5 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.39%) Munin
7 4 (1.39%) Salt
7 4 (1.39%) Graphite
8 3 (1.05%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.05%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.05%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.05%) Cacti
9 2 (0.70%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.35%) cPanel
10 1 (0.35%) Webmin
10 1 (0.35%) Plesk
10 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 163 (56.79%) Red Hat
2 87 (30.31%) VMware
3 43 (14.98%) Cisco
4 32 (11.15%) Microsoft
5 29 (10.10%) Oracle
6 19 (6.62%) HP
7 17 (5.92%) Juniper
8 10 (3.48%) InterSystems
9 9 (3.14%) hybris
9 9 (3.14%) Intel
9 9 (3.14%) IBM
10 8 (2.79%) Citrix
11 6 (2.09%) Fidessa
11 6 (2.09%) Veritas
11 6 (2.09%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.39%) Sun
12 4 (1.39%) NYFIX
12 4 (1.39%) Patsystems
12 4 (1.39%) GL TRADE
13 3 (1.05%) New Relic
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, 25 days holiday, Pens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire (OX14)
Guru Careers
Salary: £30 - 35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 23 days ago