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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 354 313 317
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 82 147 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 58 110 115
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
19643 21374 20828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 95.00% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16206 17040 17156
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 £38,500
% 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -10 28 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hampshire +20 17 £45,000 +44.00% 2
East Sussex -14 15 £37,500 -4.45% 1
Oxfordshire +3 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Kent +11 8 - -
Surrey -10 4 £34,000 -20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (44.89%) Perl
3 98 (43.56%) Red Hat
4 96 (42.67%) Python
5 95 (42.22%) Puppet
6 90 (40.00%) VMware
7 86 (38.22%) UNIX
7 86 (38.22%) Bash Shell
8 81 (36.00%) MySQL
9 67 (29.78%) CentOS
10 63 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 63 (28.00%) Ruby
11 59 (26.22%) DevOps
12 56 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 54 (24.00%) Tomcat
14 46 (20.44%) Ubuntu
15 44 (19.56%) Open Source
15 44 (19.56%) Apache
16 41 (18.22%) Shell Script
17 40 (17.78%) Oracle
18 39 (17.33%) Windows
19 37 (16.44%) Java
20 36 (16.00%) TCP/IP
21 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
22 34 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
23 30 (13.33%) Internet
24 29 (12.89%) Debian
25 28 (12.44%) ITIL
26 27 (12.00%) Cisco
26 27 (12.00%) Nagios

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 54 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 44 (19.56%) Apache
3 23 (10.22%) Apache Solr
4 13 (5.78%) JBoss
5 12 (5.33%) nginx
6 7 (3.11%) Drupal
7 6 (2.67%) Confluence
8 3 (1.33%) Moodle
9 2 (0.89%) Eucalyptus
9 2 (0.89%) Node.js
9 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.44%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.78%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.78%) Route 53
4 3 (1.33%) Taleo
4 3 (1.33%) Responsys
5 2 (0.89%) CodePlex
6 1 (0.44%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 30 (13.33%) Internet
3 26 (11.56%) DNS
4 25 (11.11%) Firewall
5 19 (8.44%) HTTP
6 17 (7.56%) SMTP
7 14 (6.22%) BIG-IP
8 12 (5.33%) BGP
9 11 (4.89%) SAN
9 11 (4.89%) LDAP
10 8 (3.56%) Network Security
11 7 (3.11%) IMAP
11 7 (3.11%) NAS
12 5 (2.22%) VLAN
13 4 (1.78%) OSPF
14 3 (1.33%) SSL
14 3 (1.33%) VPN
15 2 (0.89%) VoIP
15 2 (0.89%) DHCP
15 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (36.00%) MySQL
2 21 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.78%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.89%) DB2
8 2 (0.89%) Informix
8 2 (0.89%) Big Data
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) Redis
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.00%) Subversion
3 14 (6.22%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.00%) Hudson
4 9 (4.00%) JIRA
4 9 (4.00%) Selenium
5 4 (1.78%) Maven
6 2 (0.89%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.89%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.89%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (7.56%) Finance
2 4 (1.78%) Publishing
3 3 (1.33%) Banking
3 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.44%) Retail
4 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.44%) Web Services
2 17 (7.56%) LAMP
3 7 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (3.11%) HTML
3 7 (3.11%) CSS
4 6 (2.67%) Memcached
5 4 (1.78%) Sensu
6 3 (1.33%) .NET
6 3 (1.33%) XML
6 3 (1.33%) XSLT
6 3 (1.33%) OAuth
7 2 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.22%) Derivative
2 13 (5.78%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.89%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.11%) Clustering
4 7 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.67%) iPhone
5 6 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.78%) Wiki
6 4 (1.78%) Statistics
7 3 (1.33%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.33%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.89%) Eurex
8 2 (0.89%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Equities
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.44%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 225 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (38.22%) UNIX
3 67 (29.78%) CentOS
4 63 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (20.44%) Ubuntu
6 39 (17.33%) Windows
7 29 (12.89%) Debian
8 23 (10.22%) Solaris
9 17 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (7.11%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (4.44%) Android
13 8 (3.56%) AIX
14 6 (2.67%) SUSE
14 6 (2.67%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.78%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.33%) Fedora
17 2 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
18 1 (0.44%) VMS
18 1 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.22%) DevOps
2 44 (19.56%) Open Source
3 28 (12.44%) ITIL
4 21 (9.33%) Configuration Management
5 17 (7.56%) Time Management
6 16 (7.11%) Service Delivery
7 14 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (6.22%) Server Building
8 13 (5.78%) Software Testing
8 13 (5.78%) Security Management
9 11 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.00%) Scrum
11 8 (3.56%) Load Balancing
12 6 (2.67%) Server Monitoring
13 4 (1.78%) Performance Monitoring
14 3 (1.33%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (1.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (44.89%) Perl
2 96 (42.67%) Python
3 86 (38.22%) Bash Shell
4 63 (28.00%) Ruby
5 41 (18.22%) Shell Script
6 37 (16.44%) Java
7 25 (11.11%) PHP
8 11 (4.89%) SQL
8 11 (4.89%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.56%) Korn
10 6 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.22%) C++
12 4 (1.78%) AWK
13 3 (1.33%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.33%) C-shell
14 2 (0.89%) Tcl
14 2 (0.89%) C
15 1 (0.44%) C#
15 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.56%) RHCSA
2 17 (7.56%) RHCE
3 14 (6.22%) Degree
4 13 (5.78%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.78%) VCP4
9 3 (1.33%) MySQL Certification
9 3 (1.33%) IC3 Certification
9 3 (1.33%) CCNP
9 3 (1.33%) CCNA
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.89%) LPIC
11 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.78%) QA
3 3 (1.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (9.33%) vSphere
3 20 (8.89%) KVM
4 15 (6.67%) Xen
5 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.56%) Samba
6 8 (3.56%) Varnish
7 6 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.78%) NFS
9 3 (1.33%) iptables
10 2 (0.89%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.89%) vCloud
10 2 (0.89%) Squid
10 2 (0.89%) Firmware
10 2 (0.89%) qmail
11 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.44%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.44%) Gluster
11 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 95 (42.22%) Puppet
2 27 (12.00%) Nagios
3 16 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.44%) Ansible
5 6 (2.67%) Graphite
5 6 (2.67%) Cacti
6 5 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (1.78%) Ganglia
8 3 (1.33%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.89%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.89%) logstash
9 2 (0.89%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.89%) OpenView
9 2 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.44%) Netcool
10 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 98 (43.56%) Red Hat
2 90 (40.00%) VMware
3 40 (17.78%) Oracle
4 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
5 27 (12.00%) Cisco
6 18 (8.00%) HP
7 14 (6.22%) Juniper
8 13 (5.78%) hybris
9 8 (3.56%) Sun
10 6 (2.67%) Veritas
11 3 (1.33%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.89%) Splunk
12 2 (0.89%) New Relic
12 2 (0.89%) Patsystems
12 2 (0.89%) GL TRADE
12 2 (0.89%) Google
12 2 (0.89%) Symantec
12 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.89%) Fidessa
12 2 (0.89%) IBM
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