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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 318 272 257
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 126 197 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.86% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 96 163 149
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
19816 21756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.80% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16032 17681 17500
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 £64,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -30 28 £50,000 +42.85% 4
East Sussex -32 23 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Hampshire +5 21 £45,000 +50.00% 2
West Sussex +27 19 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +23 18 £47,500 -13.63%
Surrey +6 12 £47,000 -6.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £43,500 +3.57%
Kent -7 2 £75,000 +123.88% 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 271 (100.00%) Linux
2 152 (56.09%) Red Hat
3 149 (54.98%) Perl
4 121 (44.65%) VMware
5 119 (43.91%) Puppet
6 115 (42.44%) Python
7 107 (39.48%) Bash Shell
8 104 (38.38%) UNIX
9 98 (36.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 90 (33.21%) CentOS
11 87 (32.10%) MySQL
12 78 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 64 (23.62%) Apache
14 63 (23.25%) Open Source
15 58 (21.40%) Ubuntu
15 58 (21.40%) DevOps
16 57 (21.03%) Ruby
17 54 (19.93%) Shell Script
18 52 (19.19%) Windows
18 52 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (18.45%) Tomcat
19 50 (18.45%) Microsoft
20 46 (16.97%) Oracle
21 44 (16.24%) Internet
22 43 (15.87%) PHP
23 42 (15.50%) Cisco
24 40 (14.76%) Solaris
24 40 (14.76%) Debian
25 39 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
26 37 (13.65%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 64 (23.62%) Apache
2 50 (18.45%) Tomcat
3 25 (9.23%) nginx
4 24 (8.86%) Apache Solr
5 10 (3.69%) JBoss
6 8 (2.95%) Confluence
7 7 (2.58%) IIS
8 5 (1.85%) Drupal
9 3 (1.11%) Moodle
10 2 (0.74%) Eucalyptus
10 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.37%) CMS
11 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.37%) Jetty
11 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (2.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 52 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.95%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.48%) Route 53
5 2 (0.74%) CodePlex
6 1 (0.37%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.24%) Internet
2 37 (13.65%) DNS
3 32 (11.81%) TCP/IP
4 30 (11.07%) HTTP
5 23 (8.49%) SMTP
6 20 (7.38%) Firewall
7 19 (7.01%) SAN
8 15 (5.54%) BIG-IP
9 14 (5.17%) BGP
10 13 (4.80%) Network Security
11 12 (4.43%) IMAP
12 10 (3.69%) LDAP
13 7 (2.58%) FTP
14 6 (2.21%) SSH
15 5 (1.85%) Telnet
15 5 (1.85%) VLAN
16 4 (1.48%) NAS
16 4 (1.48%) OSPF
16 4 (1.48%) VoIP
16 4 (1.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (32.10%) MySQL
2 23 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.54%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.80%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.95%) MariaDB
6 6 (2.21%) Informix
6 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.21%) Redis
7 5 (1.85%) DB2
7 5 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.48%) Riak
9 3 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.37%) Big Data
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.64%) Subversion
3 10 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.95%) JIRA
5 6 (2.21%) Selenium
5 6 (2.21%) Hudson
6 4 (1.48%) Maven
6 4 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.74%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.74%) Bazaar
General
1 23 (8.49%) Finance
2 6 (2.21%) Games
3 5 (1.85%) French Language
4 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.37%) Automotive
5 1 (0.37%) Publishing
5 1 (0.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.18%) Web Services
2 20 (7.38%) LAMP
3 6 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (2.21%) Memcached
4 4 (1.48%) .NET
5 3 (1.11%) OAuth
5 3 (1.11%) Sensu
6 2 (0.74%) HTML
6 2 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.74%) XML
7 1 (0.37%) XSLT
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.86%) Derivative
3 11 (4.06%) iPhone
3 11 (4.06%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.95%) Clustering
5 8 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.21%) Eurex
7 6 (2.21%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.48%) Equities
8 4 (1.48%) Wiki
9 3 (1.11%) CMDB
9 3 (1.11%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.11%) Replication
9 3 (1.11%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 271 (100.00%) Linux
2 104 (38.38%) UNIX
3 98 (36.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 90 (33.21%) CentOS
5 58 (21.40%) Ubuntu
6 52 (19.19%) Windows
7 40 (14.76%) Solaris
7 40 (14.76%) Debian
8 24 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (7.38%) Oracle Linux
11 16 (5.90%) Android
11 16 (5.90%) AIX
12 11 (4.06%) Windows Phone
13 10 (3.69%) SUSE
14 8 (2.95%) Fedora
15 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.48%) HPUX
17 3 (1.11%) FreeBSD
18 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.25%) Open Source
2 58 (21.40%) DevOps
3 37 (13.65%) Server Building
4 35 (12.92%) Configuration Management
5 33 (12.18%) ITIL
6 23 (8.49%) Time Management
7 21 (7.75%) Service Delivery
8 20 (7.38%) Security Management
8 20 (7.38%) Software Testing
9 18 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.43%) Load Balancing
12 10 (3.69%) Information Assurance
13 9 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (2.95%) Server Monitoring
14 8 (2.95%) E-Commerce
15 7 (2.58%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (1.85%) Scrum
16 5 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
17 4 (1.48%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (54.98%) Perl
2 115 (42.44%) Python
3 107 (39.48%) Bash Shell
4 57 (21.03%) Ruby
5 54 (19.93%) Shell Script
6 43 (15.87%) PHP
7 35 (12.92%) Java
8 8 (2.95%) SQL
9 5 (1.85%) VBScript
9 5 (1.85%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.48%) C++
11 3 (1.11%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.11%) Tcl
12 2 (0.74%) AWK
12 2 (0.74%) Korn
12 2 (0.74%) C
12 2 (0.74%) C#
12 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.37%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 27 (9.96%) RHCE
1 27 (9.96%) RHCSA
2 25 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.38%) DV Cleared
4 16 (5.90%) Degree
5 13 (4.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.48%) VCP4
8 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.74%) LPIC
10 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.37%) CCNP
10 1 (0.37%) CCNA
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.64%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.21%) QA
3 4 (1.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (11.07%) vSphere
3 24 (8.86%) KVM
4 18 (6.64%) Xen
5 12 (4.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (3.32%) Active Directory
7 8 (2.95%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.95%) Varnish
8 6 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.48%) Samba
10 3 (1.11%) NFS
10 3 (1.11%) Firmware
11 2 (0.74%) vCloud
11 2 (0.74%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.74%) iptables
12 1 (0.37%) pfSense
12 1 (0.37%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 119 (43.91%) Puppet
2 39 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (7.38%) Nagios
4 8 (2.95%) Ansible
5 6 (2.21%) Capistrano
6 4 (1.48%) Cacti
6 4 (1.48%) Cobbler
6 4 (1.48%) Salt
7 3 (1.11%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.11%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.74%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.74%) OpenView
8 2 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.74%) Opsview
8 2 (0.74%) Graphite
9 1 (0.37%) vMotion
9 1 (0.37%) cPanel
Vendors
1 152 (56.09%) Red Hat
2 121 (44.65%) VMware
3 50 (18.45%) Microsoft
4 46 (16.97%) Oracle
5 42 (15.50%) Cisco
6 34 (12.55%) HP
7 18 (6.64%) Juniper
8 15 (5.54%) hybris
9 12 (4.43%) Veritas
10 8 (2.95%) IBM
11 6 (2.21%) Citrix
11 6 (2.21%) Patsystems
11 6 (2.21%) GL TRADE
11 6 (2.21%) NYFIX
12 5 (1.85%) Intel
12 5 (1.85%) Sun
13 4 (1.48%) EMC
13 4 (1.48%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.11%) New Relic
14 3 (1.11%) Fidessa
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