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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 288 265 259
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 163 174 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.76% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.80% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 131 150 153
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
20342 21801 21273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.07% 94.74% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16462 17296 17743
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 £38,500
% 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 1 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 1 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
(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 +18 34 £55,000 +10.00%
West Sussex +30 28 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex -15 25 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire -41 25 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Hampshire -3 19 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire +9 15 £44,500 -19.09% 1
Kent +8 7 £70,000 +108.95%
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £30,250 -26.21%
Middlesex +11 3 £57,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 300 (100.00%) Linux
2 174 (58.00%) Red Hat
3 162 (54.00%) Perl
4 127 (42.33%) Python
4 127 (42.33%) VMware
5 125 (41.67%) Puppet
6 114 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 108 (36.00%) Bash Shell
8 103 (34.33%) UNIX
9 99 (33.00%) MySQL
10 94 (31.33%) CentOS
11 77 (25.67%) Apache
12 72 (24.00%) Ubuntu
13 71 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 71 (23.67%) Open Source
14 62 (20.67%) Shell Script
15 58 (19.33%) PHP
15 58 (19.33%) Windows
16 54 (18.00%) DevOps
17 52 (17.33%) Ruby
18 50 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
19 47 (15.67%) DNS
19 47 (15.67%) Cisco
20 46 (15.33%) Microsoft
20 46 (15.33%) Internet
21 44 (14.67%) Oracle
21 44 (14.67%) Solaris
21 44 (14.67%) Debian
22 42 (14.00%) Configuration Management
23 38 (12.67%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 77 (25.67%) Apache
2 38 (12.67%) Tomcat
3 32 (10.67%) nginx
4 25 (8.33%) Apache Solr
5 11 (3.67%) IIS
6 10 (3.33%) Confluence
7 6 (2.00%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.33%) JBoss
9 3 (1.00%) Moodle
9 3 (1.00%) Drupal
10 2 (0.67%) Eucalyptus
10 2 (0.67%) CMS
10 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.33%) Jetty
11 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.33%) Route 53
4 4 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (15.67%) DNS
2 46 (15.33%) Internet
3 36 (12.00%) HTTP
4 30 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 26 (8.67%) Firewall
6 24 (8.00%) SMTP
6 24 (8.00%) SAN
7 22 (7.33%) BIG-IP
8 14 (4.67%) Network Security
8 14 (4.67%) BGP
9 13 (4.33%) IMAP
10 11 (3.67%) FTP
11 10 (3.33%) LDAP
11 10 (3.33%) SSH
12 8 (2.67%) Telnet
13 5 (1.67%) VLAN
14 4 (1.33%) VoIP
14 4 (1.33%) DHCP
14 4 (1.33%) OSPF
15 3 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (33.00%) MySQL
2 18 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.33%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.00%) Redis
5 9 (3.00%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.67%) MariaDB
7 6 (2.00%) Informix
8 5 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.33%) Riak
9 4 (1.33%) DB2
10 3 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.33%) Big Data
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.00%) Subversion
3 10 (3.33%) JIRA
4 9 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.33%) Maven
5 4 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.67%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.67%) Bazaar
General
1 27 (9.00%) Finance
2 9 (3.00%) Games
3 8 (2.67%) French Language
4 4 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.67%) Web Services
2 28 (9.33%) LAMP
3 6 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (2.00%) Memcached
4 4 (1.33%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (1.33%) Middleware
4 4 (1.33%) .NET
5 3 (1.00%) OAuth
6 2 (0.67%) Sensu
6 2 (0.67%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.33%) HTML
7 1 (0.33%) COM
7 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.67%) Open Source
2 20 (6.67%) Derivative
3 15 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 15 (5.00%) iPhone
4 10 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.33%) Clustering
5 7 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.00%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.00%) Eurex
7 5 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.67%) Wiki
8 4 (1.33%) Equities
9 3 (1.00%) CMDB
9 3 (1.00%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.00%) Replication
9 3 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.00%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 300 (100.00%) Linux
2 114 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 103 (34.33%) UNIX
4 94 (31.33%) CentOS
5 72 (24.00%) Ubuntu
6 58 (19.33%) Windows
7 44 (14.67%) Solaris
7 44 (14.67%) Debian
8 22 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (7.00%) Android
10 16 (5.33%) Oracle Linux
10 16 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (5.00%) Windows Phone
11 15 (5.00%) AIX
12 13 (4.33%) Fedora
13 10 (3.33%) SUSE
14 6 (2.00%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
16 4 (1.33%) FreeBSD
17 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.00%) DevOps
2 42 (14.00%) Configuration Management
3 29 (9.67%) Time Management
4 24 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (7.67%) ITIL
6 18 (6.00%) Software Testing
6 18 (6.00%) Information Assurance
7 16 (5.33%) Service Delivery
7 16 (5.33%) Security Management
8 14 (4.67%) Load Balancing
9 10 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
10 8 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (1.67%) Workflow
12 5 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (1.67%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (1.33%) Migration
13 4 (1.33%) Data Migration
13 4 (1.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 162 (54.00%) Perl
2 127 (42.33%) Python
3 108 (36.00%) Bash Shell
4 62 (20.67%) Shell Script
5 58 (19.33%) PHP
6 52 (17.33%) Ruby
7 25 (8.33%) Java
8 9 (3.00%) VBScript
9 8 (2.67%) SQL
10 7 (2.33%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.00%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.00%) Tcl
12 3 (1.00%) C
12 3 (1.00%) C++
13 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.67%) C#
14 1 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (7.67%) RHCE
1 23 (7.67%) RHCSA
2 18 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.33%) Degree
3 16 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.00%) VCP4
7 2 (0.67%) LPIC
7 2 (0.67%) CCNA
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) CCNP
8 1 (0.33%) MCITP
8 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (11.67%) vSphere
3 27 (9.00%) KVM
4 24 (8.00%) Xen
5 12 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 11 (3.67%) Active Directory
7 8 (2.67%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.00%) NFS
8 6 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.67%) Varnish
10 3 (1.00%) Firmware
11 2 (0.67%) Samba
11 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.67%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.67%) iptables
11 2 (0.67%) vCloud
12 1 (0.33%) pfSense
12 1 (0.33%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 125 (41.67%) Puppet
2 50 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (7.33%) Nagios
4 8 (2.67%) ZABBIX
4 8 (2.67%) Ansible
5 7 (2.33%) Capistrano
5 7 (2.33%) Opsview
6 5 (1.67%) Cobbler
6 5 (1.67%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.33%) Cacti
7 4 (1.33%) Salt
8 3 (1.00%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.67%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.67%) OpenView
9 2 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 174 (58.00%) Red Hat
2 127 (42.33%) VMware
3 47 (15.67%) Cisco
4 46 (15.33%) Microsoft
5 44 (14.67%) Oracle
6 29 (9.67%) HP
7 22 (7.33%) Juniper
7 22 (7.33%) hybris
8 12 (4.00%) Veritas
9 9 (3.00%) Intel
9 9 (3.00%) Sun
10 7 (2.33%) Fidessa
10 7 (2.33%) Citrix
11 6 (2.00%) IBM
11 6 (2.00%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.00%) Patsystems
11 6 (2.00%) GL TRADE
11 6 (2.00%) NYFIX
12 5 (1.67%) New Relic
13 3 (1.00%) Rackspace
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