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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 311 276 253
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 147 198 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.84% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.88% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 119 171 164
Average salary £44,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.58% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
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 £65,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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
West Sussex +36 31 £40,000 -
Berkshire -43 24 £50,000 +42.85% 4
East Sussex -33 23 £40,000 - 2
Surrey +8 21 £48,750 -2.50%
Hampshire -8 20 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire +20 18 £44,500 -19.09% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £43,500 +8.75%
Kent +6 4 £72,500 +116.41%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Linux
2 157 (57.51%) Red Hat
2 157 (57.51%) Perl
3 125 (45.79%) VMware
4 118 (43.22%) Python
5 116 (42.49%) Puppet
6 105 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 103 (37.73%) Bash Shell
8 97 (35.53%) UNIX
9 95 (34.80%) CentOS
10 90 (32.97%) MySQL
11 70 (25.64%) Open Source
12 68 (24.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 68 (24.91%) Apache
13 65 (23.81%) Ubuntu
14 55 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
15 53 (19.41%) Ruby
15 53 (19.41%) Windows
16 52 (19.05%) PHP
17 51 (18.68%) Shell Script
18 49 (17.95%) Cisco
19 48 (17.58%) DevOps
20 45 (16.48%) Opscode Chef
20 45 (16.48%) Microsoft
21 44 (16.12%) Solaris
21 44 (16.12%) Internet
22 42 (15.38%) DNS
22 42 (15.38%) Oracle
23 41 (15.02%) Tomcat
23 41 (15.02%) Debian

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 68 (24.91%) Apache
2 41 (15.02%) Tomcat
3 31 (11.36%) nginx
4 27 (9.89%) Apache Solr
5 10 (3.66%) IIS
5 10 (3.66%) Confluence
6 6 (2.20%) JBoss
7 3 (1.10%) Drupal
7 3 (1.10%) Moodle
8 2 (0.73%) Eucalyptus
8 2 (0.73%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.37%) Jetty
9 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 55 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.30%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.47%) Route 53
5 2 (0.73%) CodePlex
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.37%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.12%) Internet
2 42 (15.38%) DNS
3 31 (11.36%) HTTP
3 31 (11.36%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.42%) SMTP
5 22 (8.06%) SAN
5 22 (8.06%) Firewall
6 19 (6.96%) BIG-IP
7 14 (5.13%) BGP
8 13 (4.76%) Network Security
9 12 (4.40%) IMAP
10 10 (3.66%) FTP
10 10 (3.66%) LDAP
11 9 (3.30%) SSH
12 8 (2.93%) Telnet
13 5 (1.83%) VLAN
14 4 (1.47%) VoIP
14 4 (1.47%) OSPF
15 3 (1.10%) VPN
15 3 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (32.97%) MySQL
2 18 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.30%) Redis
6 8 (2.93%) MariaDB
7 6 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.20%) Informix
8 5 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.47%) Riak
9 4 (1.47%) DB2
10 3 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.37%) Big Data
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (6.23%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.49%) Subversion
3 10 (3.66%) JIRA
3 10 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.47%) Maven
4 4 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.73%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.73%) Selenium
5 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.73%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.73%) Bazaar
5 2 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 22 (8.06%) Finance
2 9 (3.30%) Games
3 8 (2.93%) French Language
4 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.82%) Web Services
2 28 (10.26%) LAMP
3 7 (2.56%) Memcached
4 6 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.47%) .NET
6 3 (1.10%) OAuth
7 2 (0.73%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.73%) Sensu
8 1 (0.37%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.37%) HTML
8 1 (0.37%) XML
8 1 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 70 (25.64%) Open Source
2 21 (7.69%) Derivative
3 16 (5.86%) iPhone
3 16 (5.86%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.56%) Clustering
5 7 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.20%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.20%) Eurex
7 4 (1.47%) Equities
7 4 (1.47%) Wiki
8 3 (1.10%) CMDB
8 3 (1.10%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.10%) Replication
8 3 (1.10%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 273 (100.00%) Linux
2 105 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 97 (35.53%) UNIX
4 95 (34.80%) CentOS
5 65 (23.81%) Ubuntu
6 53 (19.41%) Windows
7 44 (16.12%) Solaris
8 41 (15.02%) Debian
9 22 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (7.33%) Android
11 17 (6.23%) Oracle Linux
11 17 (6.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (5.86%) Windows Phone
13 15 (5.49%) AIX
14 9 (3.30%) SUSE
14 9 (3.30%) Fedora
15 4 (1.47%) FreeBSD
15 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.10%) HPUX
17 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.58%) DevOps
2 35 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 27 (9.89%) ITIL
4 22 (8.06%) Time Management
5 21 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (6.23%) Security Management
6 17 (6.23%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.23%) Software Testing
7 14 (5.13%) Information Assurance
8 12 (4.40%) Load Balancing
9 10 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (2.93%) E-Commerce
10 8 (2.93%) Server Monitoring
11 7 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (1.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (1.83%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (1.47%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (1.47%) Scrum
14 3 (1.10%) Validation
14 3 (1.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 157 (57.51%) Perl
2 118 (43.22%) Python
3 103 (37.73%) Bash Shell
4 53 (19.41%) Ruby
5 52 (19.05%) PHP
6 51 (18.68%) Shell Script
7 29 (10.62%) Java
8 8 (2.93%) VBScript
9 6 (2.20%) SQL
10 4 (1.47%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.10%) C++
11 3 (1.10%) Tcl
11 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.10%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.73%) C
12 2 (0.73%) C#
13 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (8.79%) RHCE
1 24 (8.79%) RHCSA
2 19 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.23%) DV Cleared
4 15 (5.49%) Degree
5 10 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.47%) VCP4
8 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.73%) LPIC
10 1 (0.37%) MCITP
10 1 (0.37%) MCSE
10 1 (0.37%) CCNA
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.47%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (24.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (12.09%) vSphere
3 22 (8.06%) KVM
4 21 (7.69%) Xen
5 12 (4.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (3.30%) Active Directory
7 8 (2.93%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.93%) Varnish
8 6 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.10%) Firmware
10 2 (0.73%) NFS
10 2 (0.73%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.73%) iptables
10 2 (0.73%) vCloud
11 1 (0.37%) pfSense
11 1 (0.37%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.37%) Samba
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 116 (42.49%) Puppet
2 45 (16.48%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (7.33%) Nagios
4 7 (2.56%) Capistrano
4 7 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 7 (2.56%) Opsview
5 5 (1.83%) Ansible
5 5 (1.83%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.47%) Salt
6 4 (1.47%) Cacti
6 4 (1.47%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.10%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.73%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.73%) OpenView
8 2 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 157 (57.51%) Red Hat
2 125 (45.79%) VMware
3 49 (17.95%) Cisco
4 45 (16.48%) Microsoft
5 42 (15.38%) Oracle
6 30 (10.99%) HP
7 25 (9.16%) Juniper
8 19 (6.96%) hybris
9 12 (4.40%) Veritas
10 8 (2.93%) Intel
11 7 (2.56%) Sun
11 7 (2.56%) IBM
12 6 (2.20%) Citrix
12 6 (2.20%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.20%) Patsystems
12 6 (2.20%) GL TRADE
12 6 (2.20%) NYFIX
13 5 (1.83%) New Relic
14 3 (1.10%) Fidessa
14 3 (1.10%) EMC
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