The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
England / South East
Rank 274 340 296
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 125 111 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.59% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.61% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 101 102 132
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,650 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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
14362 18330 20202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.70% 96.69% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11898 15718 16484
Median salary £42,925 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.53% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 31 £70,000 +36.58% 2
Surrey +61 29 £43,000 -18.09% 2
East Sussex +12 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +29 17 £42,500 +26.86% 4
Oxfordshire 0 9 £45,000 -4.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 8 £55,000 +32.53%
West Sussex +9 5 £41,500 +13.69% 2
Middlesex -4 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 284 (100.00%) Linux
2 123 (43.31%) Red Hat
3 117 (41.20%) Python
4 105 (36.97%) MySQL
5 94 (33.10%) Bash Shell
5 94 (33.10%) Puppet
6 91 (32.04%) DevOps
7 86 (30.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 71 (25.00%) Unix
8 71 (25.00%) VMware
9 64 (22.54%) Apache
9 64 (22.54%) Perl
10 61 (21.48%) Ubuntu
11 59 (20.77%) LAMP
12 55 (19.37%) PHP
13 53 (18.66%) Windows
13 53 (18.66%) CentOS
14 51 (17.96%) Opscode Chef
15 49 (17.25%) Ruby
16 41 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (14.44%) Firewall
17 37 (13.03%) Nagios
17 37 (13.03%) TCP/IP
18 36 (12.68%) Configuration Management
18 36 (12.68%) Degree
19 34 (11.97%) Ansible
20 33 (11.62%) LDAP
21 32 (11.27%) Tomcat
21 32 (11.27%) Oracle
21 32 (11.27%) Jenkins

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (22.54%) Apache
2 32 (11.27%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.21%) nginx
4 17 (5.99%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.46%) Drupal
5 7 (2.46%) IIS
5 7 (2.46%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.76%) Eucalyptus
7 5 (1.76%) JBoss
8 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.70%) CMS
9 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.70%) WordPress
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.76%) MS Office
2 3 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.45%) SaaS
2 23 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.76%) Oracle CX
5 4 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.70%) Route 53
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) Heroku
8 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.44%) Firewall
2 37 (13.03%) TCP/IP
3 33 (11.62%) LDAP
4 29 (10.21%) DNS
5 26 (9.15%) SAN
6 22 (7.75%) VPN
7 14 (4.93%) Internet
8 13 (4.58%) HTTP
9 11 (3.87%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (2.46%) DHCP
11 6 (2.11%) SMTP
12 5 (1.76%) InfiniBand
12 5 (1.76%) SSL
13 4 (1.41%) FTP
13 4 (1.41%) IMAP
13 4 (1.41%) LAN
13 4 (1.41%) POP3
13 4 (1.41%) WAN
14 3 (1.06%) Network Security
14 3 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (36.97%) MySQL
2 13 (4.58%) OLTP
2 13 (4.58%) VLDB
3 10 (3.52%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.46%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.11%) Redis
7 5 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.70%) DB2
9 2 (0.70%) Informix
9 2 (0.70%) MaxDB
9 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 32 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.23%) Subversion
4 9 (3.17%) JIRA
5 7 (2.46%) Maven
6 6 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.41%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.06%) Selenium
10 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.70%) Redmine
10 2 (0.70%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.35%) Bundler
General
1 29 (10.21%) Finance
2 13 (4.58%) Banking
3 10 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.41%) Games
5 3 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (20.77%) LAMP
2 19 (6.69%) LEMP Stack
3 16 (5.63%) Web Services
4 5 (1.76%) Memcached
4 5 (1.76%) Node.js
4 5 (1.76%) Sensu
5 3 (1.06%) .NET
5 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.70%) HTML
6 2 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.70%) XML
6 2 (0.70%) XSLT
7 1 (0.35%) CSS
7 1 (0.35%) CSS3
7 1 (0.35%) HTML5
7 1 (0.35%) jQuery
7 1 (0.35%) Middleware
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.35%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.15%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.52%) Clustering
4 9 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.82%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (1.76%) EFT
6 5 (1.76%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.41%) Online Games
8 3 (1.06%) HACMP
9 2 (0.70%) AS400
9 2 (0.70%) Celerra
9 2 (0.70%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 284 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (30.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 71 (25.00%) Unix
4 61 (21.48%) Ubuntu
5 53 (18.66%) CentOS
5 53 (18.66%) Windows
6 31 (10.92%) Debian
7 27 (9.51%) Solaris
8 15 (5.28%) Windows Server
9 13 (4.58%) SUSE
10 9 (3.17%) AIX
11 8 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.70%) HPUX
14 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.70%) zOS
15 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.04%) DevOps
2 36 (12.68%) Configuration Management
3 27 (9.51%) High Availability
4 23 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (8.10%) ITIL
5 21 (7.39%) Open Source
6 19 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 15 (5.28%) Security Patching
9 12 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.23%) Service Management
9 12 (4.23%) Web Development
10 10 (3.52%) SDLC
11 8 (2.82%) Fault Management
11 8 (2.82%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.82%) Load Testing
11 8 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (2.82%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 117 (41.20%) Python
2 94 (33.10%) Bash Shell
3 64 (22.54%) Perl
4 55 (19.37%) PHP
5 49 (17.25%) Ruby
6 23 (8.10%) Java
6 23 (8.10%) Shell Script
7 13 (4.58%) C
8 8 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.82%) SQL
9 5 (1.76%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.41%) Korn
11 1 (0.35%) C-shell
11 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (12.68%) Degree
2 11 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.76%) CCNA
5 5 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.70%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.75%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (4.93%) KVM
3 14 (4.93%) vSphere
4 13 (4.58%) GlusterFS
5 9 (3.17%) Varnish
6 8 (2.82%) Active Directory
6 8 (2.82%) Docker
6 8 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.82%) NFS
7 6 (2.11%) Xen
8 5 (1.76%) Postfix
8 5 (1.76%) XenServer
9 4 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.06%) LXC
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (1.06%) Squid
11 1 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.35%) iptables
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 94 (33.10%) Puppet
2 51 (17.96%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (13.03%) Nagios
4 34 (11.97%) Ansible
5 20 (7.04%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (4.58%) NetBackup
7 11 (3.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 10 (3.52%) cPanel
8 10 (3.52%) Opsview
9 8 (2.82%) Oracle ZFS
10 5 (1.76%) Cacti
10 5 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (1.76%) Ganglia
10 5 (1.76%) Graphite
10 5 (1.76%) OpenView
10 5 (1.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (1.41%) Plesk
12 3 (1.06%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 123 (43.31%) Red Hat
2 71 (25.00%) VMware
3 32 (11.27%) Oracle
4 30 (10.56%) Sun
5 25 (8.80%) Veritas
6 14 (4.93%) EMC
7 11 (3.87%) Cisco
8 9 (3.17%) Brocade
8 9 (3.17%) Microsoft
9 8 (2.82%) Juniper
9 8 (2.82%) StorageTek
10 6 (2.11%) NetApp
11 5 (1.76%) ANSYS
11 5 (1.76%) BMC
11 5 (1.76%) Motorola
11 5 (1.76%) Ruckus Wireless
11 5 (1.76%) Splunk
11 5 (1.76%) Trapeze
12 4 (1.41%) IBM
13 3 (1.06%) SAP
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + flexi time, work from home option
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 26 days ago