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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 337 358 276
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 104 111 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.53% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.55% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 85 90 148
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -0.86%
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
17467 20158 21707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.01% 96.59% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14801 16633 16961
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 30 £58,750 +38.23%
Surrey +46 22 £52,500 +21.38% 1
Hampshire +2 15 £33,750 -15.62% 4
Oxfordshire -1 13 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East Sussex 0 11 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Kent +18 7 £35,000 -44.00%
Buckinghamshire +26 2 £49,750 +24.37% 1
Middlesex +13 2 £50,000 +29.03%
West Sussex +6 2 £58,500 +30.00%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 248 (100.00%) Linux
2 110 (44.35%) VMware
2 110 (44.35%) Puppet
3 101 (40.73%) Red Hat
4 91 (36.69%) Python
5 80 (32.26%) Perl
6 79 (31.85%) Opscode Chef
7 74 (29.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (29.44%) MySQL
9 65 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (25.00%) Unix
11 61 (24.60%) Ruby
12 60 (24.19%) Apache
13 59 (23.79%) Amazon AWS
14 56 (22.58%) Ansible
15 55 (22.18%) DevOps
16 54 (21.77%) DNS
17 53 (21.37%) High Availability
18 52 (20.97%) Windows
19 51 (20.56%) LAMP
20 50 (20.16%) Bash Shell
21 49 (19.76%) Java
22 47 (18.95%) PHP
23 43 (17.34%) Cisco
24 41 (16.53%) CentOS
25 40 (16.13%) Nagios
26 39 (15.73%) nginx
26 39 (15.73%) Ubuntu
27 33 (13.31%) Jenkins
28 32 (12.90%) Firewall

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 60 (24.19%) Apache
2 39 (15.73%) nginx
3 27 (10.89%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.24%) OpenStack
5 9 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.63%) JBoss
5 9 (3.63%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.21%) IIS
7 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (23.79%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.66%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (6.85%) Amazon S3
4 16 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (6.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 14 (5.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 12 (4.84%) SaaS
8 8 (3.23%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.21%) GitHub
10 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.81%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (21.77%) DNS
2 32 (12.90%) Firewall
3 25 (10.08%) TCP/IP
4 24 (9.68%) Internet
5 17 (6.85%) SSL
6 16 (6.45%) HTTP
6 16 (6.45%) LDAP
6 16 (6.45%) VPN
7 12 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (4.84%) DHCP
8 8 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (3.23%) HTTPS
8 8 (3.23%) LAN
8 8 (3.23%) SAN
8 8 (3.23%) WAN
9 7 (2.82%) FTP
9 7 (2.82%) SMTP
10 6 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.42%) IPsec
10 6 (2.42%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (29.44%) MySQL
2 14 (5.65%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.42%) OLTP
6 4 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.21%) Big Data
7 3 (1.21%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.81%) VLDB
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) Redis
9 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (13.31%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (6.05%) Vagrant
3 14 (5.65%) TeamCity
4 12 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.44%) Subversion
6 8 (3.23%) JIRA
7 4 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.81%) Ant
General
1 26 (10.48%) Marketing
2 16 (6.45%) Finance
3 12 (4.84%) Law
4 8 (3.23%) Publishing
5 6 (2.42%) Games
5 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Electronics
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.56%) LAMP
2 23 (9.27%) LEMP Stack
3 12 (4.84%) Web Services
4 6 (2.42%) CSS
4 6 (2.42%) HTML
4 6 (2.42%) MCollective
5 4 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.21%) JMX
6 3 (1.21%) OpenVZ
7 2 (0.81%) Middleware
8 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.40%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.40%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.84%) EMC VNX
3 11 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.02%) Clustering
6 3 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.21%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (0.81%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) Fintech
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.40%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 248 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (29.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 62 (25.00%) Unix
4 52 (20.97%) Windows
5 41 (16.53%) CentOS
6 39 (15.73%) Ubuntu
7 24 (9.68%) Solaris
8 19 (7.66%) Windows Server
9 18 (7.26%) Debian
10 6 (2.42%) FreeBSD
10 6 (2.42%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.61%) AIX
12 2 (0.81%) Fedora
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.18%) DevOps
2 53 (21.37%) High Availability
3 29 (11.69%) ITIL
4 25 (10.08%) Configuration Management
5 24 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (8.47%) Service Delivery
8 17 (6.85%) Incident Management
8 17 (6.85%) Open Source
8 17 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (6.45%) Load Balancing
10 15 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.65%) Infrastructure Management
11 14 (5.65%) Integration Testing
12 13 (5.24%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (4.84%) Service Management
14 11 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (4.03%) Mentoring
16 9 (3.63%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.69%) Python
2 80 (32.26%) Perl
3 61 (24.60%) Ruby
4 50 (20.16%) Bash Shell
5 49 (19.76%) Java
6 47 (18.95%) PHP
7 20 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 19 (7.66%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.23%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.42%) Korn
11 5 (2.02%) SQL
12 3 (1.21%) Go
12 3 (1.21%) R
13 2 (0.81%) C
14 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
1 11 (4.44%) RHCE
2 10 (4.03%) Degree
3 9 (3.63%) CCNA
3 9 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.02%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.61%) CCNP
5 4 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.26%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.24%) SLA
3 11 (4.44%) QA
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.06%) vSphere
3 18 (7.26%) Docker
4 14 (5.65%) VirtualBox
5 12 (4.84%) Squid
6 11 (4.44%) Active Directory
6 11 (4.44%) Hyper-V
7 9 (3.63%) qmail
8 8 (3.23%) Postfix
9 7 (2.82%) KVM
10 6 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.02%) vCloud
11 5 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (1.61%) Xen
13 3 (1.21%) LXC
13 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.21%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.81%) GlusterFS
14 2 (0.81%) NFS
14 2 (0.81%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 110 (44.35%) Puppet
2 79 (31.85%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (22.58%) Ansible
4 40 (16.13%) Nagios
5 14 (5.65%) Cacti
5 14 (5.65%) Salt
6 13 (5.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 11 (4.44%) ZABBIX
8 10 (4.03%) logstash
9 9 (3.63%) HAProxy
10 8 (3.23%) Cobbler
10 8 (3.23%) SCCM
10 8 (3.23%) WSUS
11 7 (2.82%) Graphite
12 6 (2.42%) collectd
12 6 (2.42%) cPanel
12 6 (2.42%) Ganglia
12 6 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.61%) Munin
14 2 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 110 (44.35%) VMware
2 101 (40.73%) Red Hat
3 43 (17.34%) Cisco
4 16 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.05%) EMC
6 11 (4.44%) Oracle
6 11 (4.44%) Veritas
7 10 (4.03%) Rackspace
8 9 (3.63%) Qualys
9 8 (3.23%) Splunk
10 7 (2.82%) Symantec
11 6 (2.42%) Juniper
12 4 (1.61%) Sun
13 3 (1.21%) Google
13 3 (1.21%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.81%) Brocade
14 2 (0.81%) Citrix
14 2 (0.81%) F5
14 2 (0.81%) SAP
14 2 (0.81%) StorageTek
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £53000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 25 days ago