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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 284 318 274
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 158 110 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.52% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.55% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 125 90 164
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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 £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +31 49 £48,000 +12.94% 3
Surrey +21 39 £49,500 +23.75% 2
East Sussex -7 39 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire 0 14 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Hampshire -23 6 £38,250 +5.51% 1
Kent - 1 £20,000 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £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 19 September 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.

1 335 (100.00%) Linux
2 176 (52.54%) Bash Shell
3 162 (48.36%) Red Hat
4 131 (39.10%) Puppet
5 122 (36.42%) MySQL
6 118 (35.22%) Perl
7 114 (34.03%) Python
8 100 (29.85%) UNIX
9 90 (26.87%) Open Source
10 87 (25.97%) Debian
11 85 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 80 (23.88%) Apache
13 77 (22.99%) DNS
13 77 (22.99%) Ruby
14 75 (22.39%) Java
15 73 (21.79%) Windows
16 70 (20.90%) Configuration Management
17 68 (20.30%) TCP/IP
18 65 (19.40%) PostgreSQL
18 65 (19.40%) CentOS
19 63 (18.81%) Ubuntu
19 63 (18.81%) DevOps
20 62 (18.51%) Degree
21 59 (17.61%) Tomcat
22 56 (16.72%) HTTP
23 55 (16.42%) VMware
24 53 (15.82%) PHP
25 50 (14.93%) Nagios
26 46 (13.73%) Internet
26 46 (13.73%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (23.88%) Apache
2 59 (17.61%) Tomcat
3 40 (11.94%) Node.js
4 20 (5.97%) nginx
5 18 (5.37%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.28%) Resin
7 9 (2.69%) Confluence
8 7 (2.09%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.19%) Jetty
9 4 (1.19%) IIS
10 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.97%) Basecamp
3 10 (2.99%) SaaS
4 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 77 (22.99%) DNS
2 68 (20.30%) TCP/IP
3 56 (16.72%) HTTP
4 46 (13.73%) Internet
5 42 (12.54%) VoIP
6 38 (11.34%) LDAP
7 35 (10.45%) DHCP
8 31 (9.25%) SMTP
9 27 (8.06%) FTP
10 21 (6.27%) Firewall
11 17 (5.07%) SAN
12 15 (4.48%) Ethernet
12 15 (4.48%) InfiniBand
13 14 (4.18%) NAS
14 9 (2.69%) Asterisk PBX
15 8 (2.39%) LAN
15 8 (2.39%) WAN
15 8 (2.39%) SNMP
16 7 (2.09%) SSL
16 7 (2.09%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (36.42%) MySQL
2 65 (19.40%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (13.73%) Relational Database
4 40 (11.94%) RDBMS
5 22 (6.57%) HBase
6 15 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.28%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.19%) Redis
10 3 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (8.66%) JIRA
2 21 (6.27%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.69%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 10 (2.99%) Legal
2 7 (2.09%) Marketing
3 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.49%) Electronics
5 4 (1.19%) Finance
5 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.60%) Games
6 2 (0.60%) Retail
6 2 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.55%) LAMP
2 30 (8.96%) Web Services
3 11 (3.28%) Java EE
4 6 (1.79%) HTML
4 6 (1.79%) CSS
5 5 (1.49%) J2EE
5 5 (1.49%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.19%) Memcached
7 3 (0.90%) SOAP
7 3 (0.90%) .NET
7 3 (0.90%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 90 (26.87%) Open Source
2 30 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.27%) Social Media
3 21 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.78%) Clustering
5 11 (3.28%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.09%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.09%) Derivative
8 6 (1.79%) Replication
8 6 (1.79%) LPAR
9 4 (1.19%) DTV
9 4 (1.19%) Wiki
10 2 (0.60%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 335 (100.00%) Linux
2 100 (29.85%) UNIX
3 87 (25.97%) Debian
4 85 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (21.79%) Windows
6 65 (19.40%) CentOS
7 63 (18.81%) Ubuntu
8 26 (7.76%) Mac OS X
9 23 (6.87%) Solaris
10 22 (6.57%) Windows 7
11 17 (5.07%) OpenBSD
12 12 (3.58%) AIX
12 12 (3.58%) HPUX
13 9 (2.69%) SUSE
14 8 (2.39%) Mac OS
15 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (1.49%) Fedora
17 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.90%) VMS
17 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.90%) Configuration Management
2 63 (18.81%) DevOps
3 27 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (7.46%) Analytics
4 25 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (7.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 23 (6.87%) Workflow
7 20 (5.97%) Time Management
7 20 (5.97%) Load Balancing
8 19 (5.67%) Mentoring
9 18 (5.37%) Social Media Monitoring
10 15 (4.48%) ITIL
10 15 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (3.88%) Load Testing
11 13 (3.88%) Information Assurance
11 13 (3.88%) Build Automation
12 11 (3.28%) Software Engineering
13 8 (2.39%) Migration
14 7 (2.09%) Data Migration
14 7 (2.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 176 (52.54%) Bash Shell
2 118 (35.22%) Perl
3 114 (34.03%) Python
4 77 (22.99%) Ruby
5 75 (22.39%) Java
6 53 (15.82%) PHP
7 18 (5.37%) Shell Script
8 17 (5.07%) C
9 15 (4.48%) SQL
10 13 (3.88%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.60%) AWK
12 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.30%) Lua
12 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.30%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 62 (18.51%) Degree
2 11 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.19%) RHCE
5 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.60%) OCA
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CCNP
6 1 (0.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.67%) QA
2 9 (2.69%) SLA
3 8 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (10.45%) NFS
2 33 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.55%) Samba
4 29 (8.66%) KVM
5 26 (7.76%) Postfix
6 13 (3.88%) XenServer
7 11 (3.28%) Xen
8 10 (2.99%) Active Directory
9 9 (2.69%) vSphere
10 7 (2.09%) Squid
11 5 (1.49%) Varnish
11 5 (1.49%) qmail
12 4 (1.19%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.90%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.30%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.30%) QEMU
14 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 131 (39.10%) Puppet
2 50 (14.93%) Nagios
3 23 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.28%) Munin
5 9 (2.69%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.09%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.79%) Cacti
8 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (1.49%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.90%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.90%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.60%) Ansible
11 1 (0.30%) Salt
11 1 (0.30%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.30%) Rsyslog
11 1 (0.30%) EMC Navisphere
11 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.30%) WMI
11 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 162 (48.36%) Red Hat
2 55 (16.42%) VMware
3 39 (11.64%) Cisco
4 38 (11.34%) Microsoft
5 23 (6.87%) JBoss
6 22 (6.57%) Oracle
7 14 (4.18%) Citrix
8 13 (3.88%) HP
9 9 (2.69%) Veritas
10 7 (2.09%) InterSystems
11 6 (1.79%) IBM
12 4 (1.19%) SAP
12 4 (1.19%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.19%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.90%) EMC
14 2 (0.60%) Sun
14 2 (0.60%) Google
14 2 (0.60%) Brocade
14 2 (0.60%) Symantec
14 2 (0.60%) Infoblox
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