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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 314 299 272
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 133 174 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.82% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.84% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 124 141 196
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
18646 20686 23010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 96.91% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15875 16528 18398
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +29 37 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Surrey +16 31 £53,500 +12.63% 7
Hampshire +12 24 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Oxfordshire -18 16 £47,125 +5.89% 2
East Sussex -3 12 £40,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +10 7 - -
Kent -6 4 £30,000 -60.00%
West Sussex -30 2 £36,500 -8.75%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 256 (100.00%) Linux
2 128 (50.00%) Python
3 124 (48.44%) VMware
4 105 (41.02%) Puppet
5 99 (38.67%) MySQL
6 93 (36.33%) Ruby
7 85 (33.20%) Perl
7 85 (33.20%) Red Hat
8 82 (32.03%) Unix
9 80 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 79 (30.86%) Bash Shell
11 77 (30.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 74 (28.91%) Apache
13 72 (28.13%) Windows
14 67 (26.17%) Amazon AWS
15 62 (24.22%) Ubuntu
15 62 (24.22%) Ansible
16 61 (23.83%) High Availability
17 58 (22.66%) CentOS
18 57 (22.27%) Opscode Chef
19 55 (21.48%) Java
20 54 (21.09%) LAMP
21 53 (20.70%) DevOps
22 48 (18.75%) nginx
23 47 (18.36%) Firewall
24 42 (16.41%) Jenkins
25 40 (15.63%) Git (software)
26 38 (14.84%) DNS
27 37 (14.45%) Nagios
27 37 (14.45%) Windows Server

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 74 (28.91%) Apache
2 48 (18.75%) nginx
3 31 (12.11%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.47%) JBoss
5 8 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.34%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.95%) IIS
9 4 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.78%) Confluence
11 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 67 (26.17%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.59%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (8.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 21 (8.20%) Amazon S3
3 21 (8.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 18 (7.03%) SaaS
5 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (4.69%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.17%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.36%) Firewall
2 38 (14.84%) DNS
3 31 (12.11%) LDAP
4 17 (6.64%) SSL
4 17 (6.64%) TCP/IP
5 15 (5.86%) VPN
6 14 (5.47%) HTTP
7 13 (5.08%) Internet
8 12 (4.69%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (4.69%) LAN
8 12 (4.69%) WAN
9 10 (3.91%) DHCP
9 10 (3.91%) SAN
10 7 (2.73%) NAS
11 6 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.34%) IPsec
11 6 (2.34%) SMTP
12 4 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (38.67%) MySQL
2 21 (8.20%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (3.52%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.73%) Big Data
8 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.78%) OLTP
11 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (16.41%) Jenkins
2 40 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 26 (10.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (8.59%) Subversion
4 22 (8.59%) Vagrant
5 21 (8.20%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.78%) JIRA
7 1 (0.39%) RSpec
7 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (8.59%) Marketing
2 15 (5.86%) Finance
2 15 (5.86%) Law
3 6 (2.34%) Publishing
4 3 (1.17%) Advertising
5 2 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Military
6 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.09%) LAMP
2 28 (10.94%) LEMP Stack
3 21 (8.20%) CSS
3 21 (8.20%) HTML
4 15 (5.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (5.08%) Middleware
6 10 (3.91%) Web Services
7 6 (2.34%) JMX
7 6 (2.34%) MCollective
8 4 (1.56%) .NET
8 4 (1.56%) Sass
9 1 (0.39%) SAML
9 1 (0.39%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.47%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.08%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.08%) iPhone
3 12 (4.69%) EMC VNX
4 7 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.34%) Clustering
6 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.17%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 256 (100.00%) Linux
2 82 (32.03%) Unix
3 80 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 72 (28.13%) Windows
5 62 (24.22%) Ubuntu
6 58 (22.66%) CentOS
7 37 (14.45%) Windows Server
8 15 (5.86%) Debian
9 14 (5.47%) Solaris
10 13 (5.08%) Android
10 13 (5.08%) Windows Phone
11 8 (3.13%) FreeBSD
12 6 (2.34%) AIX
13 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (1.56%) Fedora
14 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (1.17%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.83%) High Availability
2 53 (20.70%) DevOps
3 33 (12.89%) ITIL
4 32 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 29 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (8.98%) Service Delivery
8 21 (8.20%) Infrastructure Management
8 21 (8.20%) Integration Testing
8 21 (8.20%) Open Source
9 20 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (6.64%) Incident Management
11 16 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (5.86%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (3.91%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (3.91%) Web Operations
15 9 (3.52%) Time Management
16 8 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 128 (50.00%) Python
2 93 (36.33%) Ruby
3 85 (33.20%) Perl
4 79 (30.86%) Bash Shell
5 55 (21.48%) Java
6 36 (14.06%) PHP
7 31 (12.11%) PowerShell
8 27 (10.55%) SQL
9 18 (7.03%) JavaScript
10 17 (6.64%) Korn
11 11 (4.30%) C
12 4 (1.56%) C#
13 3 (1.17%) Go
13 3 (1.17%) R
14 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (8.98%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (2.73%) Degree
3 3 (1.17%) RHCE
4 2 (0.78%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.08%) QA
2 8 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (30.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (10.94%) vSphere
3 22 (8.59%) Hyper-V
4 21 (8.20%) Docker
4 21 (8.20%) VirtualBox
5 19 (7.42%) Active Directory
6 15 (5.86%) Postfix
7 12 (4.69%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.52%) KVM
8 9 (3.52%) qmail
8 9 (3.52%) Squid
9 7 (2.73%) vCloud
9 7 (2.73%) Xen
10 4 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.17%) NFS
11 3 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 105 (41.02%) Puppet
2 62 (24.22%) Ansible
3 57 (22.27%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (14.45%) Nagios
5 21 (8.20%) Salt
6 20 (7.81%) SCCM
7 18 (7.03%) ZABBIX
8 12 (4.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 12 (4.69%) WSUS
9 11 (4.30%) logstash
10 9 (3.52%) HAProxy
11 8 (3.13%) Cacti
11 8 (3.13%) SCOM
11 8 (3.13%) SCVMM
11 8 (3.13%) Windows Intune
12 7 (2.73%) collectd
12 7 (2.73%) Ganglia
12 7 (2.73%) Graphite
13 4 (1.56%) Cobbler
13 4 (1.56%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 124 (48.44%) VMware
2 85 (33.20%) Red Hat
3 32 (12.50%) Cisco
4 19 (7.42%) Oracle
5 12 (4.69%) EMC
5 12 (4.69%) Qualys
6 8 (3.13%) RightScale
6 8 (3.13%) Splunk
7 6 (2.34%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.95%) Citrix
8 5 (1.95%) Juniper
9 4 (1.56%) Sun
10 3 (1.17%) Google
10 3 (1.17%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.17%) Sophos
10 3 (1.17%) Veritas
11 2 (0.78%) MapR
12 1 (0.39%) CA
12 1 (0.39%) Intel
12 1 (0.39%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum + Industry leading benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reigate
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Woking
SFW Ltd
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
East Sussex
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago