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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 296 355 277
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 128 107 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.51% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.53% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 111 95 168
Median salary £49,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £28,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
17047 20159 21279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14291 16888 16639
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +7 33 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Hampshire +9 25 £41,000 +22.38% 4
Surrey +25 22 £50,500 -3.80% 3
East Sussex +15 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Oxfordshire +10 16 £50,000 - 1
Kent +15 7 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £49,500 +23.75%
West Sussex +20 3 £58,500 +30.00%
Middlesex +18 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 246 (100.00%) Linux
2 109 (44.31%) Puppet
3 101 (41.06%) VMware
4 98 (39.84%) Red Hat
5 89 (36.18%) Python
6 77 (31.30%) Perl
6 77 (31.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 73 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
8 68 (27.64%) MySQL
9 62 (25.20%) DevOps
10 61 (24.80%) Apache
11 59 (23.98%) Unix
12 55 (22.36%) Ruby
13 54 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 54 (21.95%) Windows
14 52 (21.14%) Amazon AWS
15 51 (20.73%) LAMP
16 50 (20.33%) Ansible
17 49 (19.92%) DNS
18 47 (19.11%) High Availability
19 45 (18.29%) PHP
20 43 (17.48%) Bash Shell
21 41 (16.67%) Java
22 39 (15.85%) Nagios
22 39 (15.85%) nginx
22 39 (15.85%) CentOS
23 37 (15.04%) Ubuntu
24 36 (14.63%) Cisco
25 32 (13.01%) ITIL
26 31 (12.60%) 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 61 (24.80%) Apache
2 39 (15.85%) nginx
3 28 (11.38%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.07%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.25%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.44%) JBoss
8 4 (1.63%) IIS
9 2 (0.81%) CMS
9 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.41%) Confluence
10 1 (0.41%) Drupal
10 1 (0.41%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (21.14%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.72%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (5.69%) Amazon S3
5 13 (5.28%) SaaS
6 11 (4.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (4.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (3.25%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.22%) GitHub
9 3 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.81%) Route 53
11 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.92%) DNS
2 29 (11.79%) Firewall
3 25 (10.16%) TCP/IP
4 23 (9.35%) Internet
5 15 (6.10%) HTTP
6 14 (5.69%) SSL
7 12 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (4.88%) VPN
8 11 (4.47%) DHCP
8 11 (4.47%) LDAP
9 8 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (3.25%) FTP
9 8 (3.25%) HTTPS
10 6 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (2.44%) LAN
10 6 (2.44%) SAN
10 6 (2.44%) WAN
10 6 (2.44%) X.25
11 5 (2.03%) IPsec
11 5 (2.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (27.64%) MySQL
2 12 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (4.07%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.85%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.85%) OLTP
5 3 (1.22%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.22%) VLDB
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.41%) Big Data
7 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (12.60%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.88%) JIRA
3 11 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (4.47%) Vagrant
4 10 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.07%) Subversion
4 10 (4.07%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.81%) Ant
6 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.81%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 22 (8.94%) Marketing
2 16 (6.50%) Finance
3 11 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.07%) Law
5 8 (3.25%) Publishing
6 4 (1.63%) Games
7 3 (1.22%) Electronics
7 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.73%) LAMP
2 26 (10.57%) LEMP Stack
3 14 (5.69%) Web Services
4 4 (1.63%) MCollective
5 3 (1.22%) Middleware
5 3 (1.22%) OpenVZ
6 2 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.41%) CSS
7 1 (0.41%) HTML
7 1 (0.41%) JMX
7 1 (0.41%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.41%) Sensu
7 1 (0.41%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.88%) EMC VNX
4 8 (3.25%) Clustering
5 5 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.22%) AS400
7 3 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.81%) EFT
9 1 (0.41%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Fintech
9 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 246 (100.00%) Linux
2 77 (31.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (23.98%) Unix
4 54 (21.95%) Windows
5 39 (15.85%) CentOS
6 37 (15.04%) Ubuntu
7 20 (8.13%) Debian
8 18 (7.32%) Solaris
8 18 (7.32%) Windows Server
9 6 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.22%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.22%) zOS
11 2 (0.81%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.81%) SUSE
12 1 (0.41%) AIX
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.20%) DevOps
2 47 (19.11%) High Availability
3 32 (13.01%) ITIL
4 27 (10.98%) Configuration Management
5 23 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 17 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (6.10%) Incident Management
8 15 (6.10%) Load Balancing
8 15 (6.10%) Open Source
8 15 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (5.69%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (4.47%) Service Management
12 10 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (4.07%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (4.07%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (4.07%) Integration Testing
12 10 (4.07%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 89 (36.18%) Python
2 77 (31.30%) Perl
3 55 (22.36%) Ruby
4 45 (18.29%) PHP
5 43 (17.48%) Bash Shell
6 41 (16.67%) Java
7 25 (10.16%) Shell Script
8 19 (7.72%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.03%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.63%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.22%) Korn
12 2 (0.81%) SQL
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (4.47%) Degree
2 9 (3.66%) CCNA
2 9 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.25%) RHCE
4 4 (1.63%) CCNP
4 4 (1.63%) RHCSA
4 4 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.41%) MCSE
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.91%) PCI DSS
2 14 (5.69%) QA
3 9 (3.66%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.76%) vSphere
3 16 (6.50%) Docker
4 13 (5.28%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.88%) Active Directory
6 11 (4.47%) Squid
7 10 (4.07%) VirtualBox
8 7 (2.85%) KVM
8 7 (2.85%) Postfix
9 6 (2.44%) qmail
10 5 (2.03%) LXC
10 5 (2.03%) vCloud
10 5 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.63%) GlusterFS
11 4 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.22%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.81%) NFS
13 2 (0.81%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.81%) Xen
14 1 (0.41%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 109 (44.31%) Puppet
2 73 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (20.33%) Ansible
4 39 (15.85%) Nagios
5 13 (5.28%) Cacti
5 13 (5.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 10 (4.07%) Salt
7 8 (3.25%) cPanel
7 8 (3.25%) SCCM
7 8 (3.25%) WSUS
8 7 (2.85%) HAProxy
8 7 (2.85%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (2.44%) logstash
9 6 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.44%) ZABBIX
10 5 (2.03%) Ganglia
10 5 (2.03%) Graphite
10 5 (2.03%) Munin
11 4 (1.63%) Cobbler
11 4 (1.63%) collectd
Vendors
1 101 (41.06%) VMware
2 98 (39.84%) Red Hat
3 36 (14.63%) Cisco
4 18 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.91%) Oracle
6 16 (6.50%) EMC
7 13 (5.28%) Veritas
8 10 (4.07%) Rackspace
9 9 (3.66%) Qualys
10 7 (2.85%) Splunk
11 6 (2.44%) Symantec
12 5 (2.03%) Sun
13 4 (1.63%) ANSYS
14 3 (1.22%) Brocade
14 3 (1.22%) SAP
14 3 (1.22%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.22%) StorageTek
15 2 (0.81%) F5
15 2 (0.81%) Juniper
16 1 (0.41%) Percona
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: To c.£50,000 + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Remote Working + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago