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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 299 333 238
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 142 95 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.45% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.47% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 110 80 203
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Surrey +14 36 £42,500 -8.60% 3
Berkshire +2 25 £48,000 +12.94% 1
Hampshire -17 25 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Oxfordshire +8 18 £43,000 -21.81% 2
East Sussex +2 14 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 11 £37,500 -
Kent -5 6 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £28,500 -
Middlesex +8 2 £51,500 -26.42% 1
Sussex - 1 £36,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 295 (100.00%) Linux
2 161 (54.58%) Red Hat
3 135 (45.76%) Perl
3 135 (45.76%) Bash Shell
4 128 (43.39%) Puppet
5 119 (40.34%) Python
6 103 (34.92%) MySQL
6 103 (34.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 96 (32.54%) CentOS
8 82 (27.80%) Apache
9 81 (27.46%) VMware
10 80 (27.12%) PHP
11 73 (24.75%) Open Source
12 72 (24.41%) UNIX
13 70 (23.73%) Ubuntu
14 68 (23.05%) DNS
15 65 (22.03%) Windows
16 56 (18.98%) DevOps
17 51 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
18 50 (16.95%) Internet
19 49 (16.61%) Configuration Management
20 47 (15.93%) TCP/IP
20 47 (15.93%) Debian
20 47 (15.93%) Opscode Chef
21 44 (14.92%) Shell Script
21 44 (14.92%) Ruby
22 42 (14.24%) Cisco
23 40 (13.56%) Web Services
24 39 (13.22%) Tomcat
24 39 (13.22%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 82 (27.80%) Apache
2 39 (13.22%) Tomcat
3 26 (8.81%) nginx
4 20 (6.78%) OpenStack
5 16 (5.42%) Node.js
6 14 (4.75%) JBoss
7 12 (4.07%) Apache Solr
8 11 (3.73%) Confluence
9 10 (3.39%) IIS
10 7 (2.37%) Resin
11 2 (0.68%) CMS
12 1 (0.34%) Drupal
12 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.34%) WordPress
12 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.03%) MS Office
2 5 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.73%) Amazon S3
3 9 (3.05%) Basecamp
3 9 (3.05%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.02%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (23.05%) DNS
2 50 (16.95%) Internet
3 47 (15.93%) TCP/IP
4 39 (13.22%) HTTP
5 27 (9.15%) VoIP
6 24 (8.14%) DHCP
7 22 (7.46%) SMTP
8 21 (7.12%) SAN
9 20 (6.78%) FTP
10 19 (6.44%) LDAP
11 18 (6.10%) Firewall
12 11 (3.73%) BIG-IP
13 9 (3.05%) SSH
14 8 (2.71%) IMAP
15 7 (2.37%) Telnet
16 6 (2.03%) OpenLDAP
17 5 (1.69%) WAN
18 4 (1.36%) LAN
18 4 (1.36%) Ethernet
18 4 (1.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (34.92%) MySQL
2 25 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (6.44%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.76%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.07%) Redis
6 9 (3.05%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.37%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.69%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.36%) HBase
9 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.34%) Informix
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (6.78%) JIRA
2 18 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.75%) Subversion
4 9 (3.05%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (3.39%) Finance
2 8 (2.71%) Games
3 7 (2.37%) French Language
4 5 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.36%) Legal
5 4 (1.36%) Marketing
6 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.56%) Web Services
2 39 (13.22%) LAMP
3 10 (3.39%) Memcached
4 9 (3.05%) ZeroMQ
5 7 (2.37%) Java EE
6 5 (1.69%) HTML
7 4 (1.36%) CSS
7 4 (1.36%) Middleware
8 3 (1.02%) SOAP
9 1 (0.34%) .NET
9 1 (0.34%) COM
9 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (24.75%) Open Source
2 13 (4.41%) Clustering
3 10 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 10 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.05%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.05%) iPhone
5 8 (2.71%) Derivative
6 7 (2.37%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.37%) Social Media
7 5 (1.69%) Wiki
8 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.34%) DTV
10 1 (0.34%) Equities
10 1 (0.34%) HACMP
10 1 (0.34%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 295 (100.00%) Linux
2 103 (34.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 96 (32.54%) CentOS
4 72 (24.41%) UNIX
5 70 (23.73%) Ubuntu
6 65 (22.03%) Windows
7 47 (15.93%) Debian
8 22 (7.46%) Solaris
9 20 (6.78%) Windows 7
10 18 (6.10%) Mac OS X
11 15 (5.08%) Android
12 11 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (3.05%) Windows Phone
14 8 (2.71%) Fedora
15 6 (2.03%) SUSE
15 6 (2.03%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (1.69%) AIX
17 4 (1.36%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.98%) DevOps
2 49 (16.61%) Configuration Management
3 24 (8.14%) Information Assurance
4 23 (7.80%) Time Management
5 19 (6.44%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (5.76%) Workflow
7 16 (5.42%) Mentoring
8 14 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.75%) ITIL
9 13 (4.41%) Load Balancing
9 13 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (3.39%) Data Migration
10 10 (3.39%) Migration
11 9 (3.05%) Analytics
12 8 (2.71%) Software Testing
12 8 (2.71%) Software Engineering
13 6 (2.03%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (1.69%) Service Delivery
14 5 (1.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 135 (45.76%) Perl
1 135 (45.76%) Bash Shell
2 119 (40.34%) Python
3 80 (27.12%) PHP
4 44 (14.92%) Shell Script
4 44 (14.92%) Ruby
5 37 (12.54%) Java
6 14 (4.75%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.41%) SQL
8 8 (2.71%) VBScript
9 7 (2.37%) C
10 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.68%) AWK
11 1 (0.34%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 27 (9.15%) Degree
2 11 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.39%) RHCE
4 8 (2.71%) RHCSA
4 8 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.02%) CCNA
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.75%) PCI DSS
2 10 (3.39%) QA
3 5 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.15%) NFS
2 27 (9.15%) KVM
3 21 (7.12%) Samba
4 19 (6.44%) vSphere
5 13 (4.41%) Postfix
6 12 (4.07%) LXC
7 11 (3.73%) Xen
8 8 (2.71%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.03%) Active Directory
10 5 (1.69%) Squid
11 4 (1.36%) qmail
11 4 (1.36%) Varnish
12 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.68%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.68%) vCloud
13 2 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.34%) QEMU
14 1 (0.34%) XenServer
14 1 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 128 (43.39%) Puppet
2 47 (15.93%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (9.83%) Nagios
4 7 (2.37%) Munin
4 7 (2.37%) Ansible
4 7 (2.37%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.03%) Cacti
5 6 (2.03%) Opsview
5 6 (2.03%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.69%) Graphite
6 5 (1.69%) CFEngine
6 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.02%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.34%) WMI
9 1 (0.34%) Plesk
9 1 (0.34%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.34%) SELinux
Vendors
1 161 (54.58%) Red Hat
2 81 (27.46%) VMware
3 42 (14.24%) Cisco
4 31 (10.51%) Microsoft
5 24 (8.14%) Oracle
6 16 (5.42%) Juniper
7 13 (4.41%) HP
8 10 (3.39%) InterSystems
9 9 (3.05%) IBM
10 8 (2.71%) Intel
10 8 (2.71%) hybris
11 7 (2.37%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.03%) Rackspace
12 6 (2.03%) Citrix
12 6 (2.03%) Veritas
13 5 (1.69%) Fidessa
14 4 (1.36%) Sun
15 3 (1.02%) New Relic
16 2 (0.68%) Percona
17 1 (0.34%) SAP
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 18 days ago