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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 302 310 260
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 144 158 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.76% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.78% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 137 124 195
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
17907 20200 22149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.10% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 16297 17929
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 28 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 28 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 +24 41 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +30 40 £53,500 +13.82% 9
Hampshire +20 24 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Oxfordshire -11 17 £45,000 +1.12% 2
East Sussex -19 9 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +23 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Kent -1 4 £30,000 -60.00%
West Sussex -20 1 £36,500 -8.75%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 255 (100.00%) Linux
2 122 (47.84%) VMware
3 113 (44.31%) Python
4 112 (43.92%) Puppet
5 100 (39.22%) MySQL
6 87 (34.12%) Red Hat
7 77 (30.20%) Ruby
8 75 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 74 (29.02%) Unix
10 73 (28.63%) Perl
11 72 (28.24%) Apache
11 72 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 72 (28.24%) Bash Shell
12 71 (27.84%) Amazon AWS
13 68 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
14 67 (26.27%) Ansible
15 63 (24.71%) Windows
16 62 (24.31%) LAMP
17 58 (22.75%) Ubuntu
18 57 (22.35%) High Availability
19 56 (21.96%) CentOS
20 55 (21.57%) DevOps
21 48 (18.82%) nginx
21 48 (18.82%) Java
22 45 (17.65%) DNS
22 45 (17.65%) Firewall
23 43 (16.86%) Jenkins
24 42 (16.47%) PHP
25 41 (16.08%) Nagios
26 37 (14.51%) Configuration Management

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 72 (28.24%) Apache
2 48 (18.82%) nginx
3 31 (12.16%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.10%) JBoss
5 11 (4.31%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.35%) IIS
9 5 (1.96%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 71 (27.84%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.63%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (7.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 20 (7.84%) Amazon S3
3 20 (7.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 17 (6.67%) SaaS
5 16 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (4.31%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.18%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.78%) GitHub
9 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.65%) DNS
1 45 (17.65%) Firewall
2 26 (10.20%) LDAP
3 18 (7.06%) Internet
4 17 (6.67%) SSL
4 17 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.67%) VPN
5 14 (5.49%) DHCP
5 14 (5.49%) HTTP
6 13 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (4.31%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (3.92%) LAN
8 10 (3.92%) SAN
8 10 (3.92%) WAN
9 7 (2.75%) IPsec
9 7 (2.75%) NAS
10 6 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.35%) SMTP
11 4 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (39.22%) MySQL
2 20 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.31%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.14%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.35%) Big Data
6 6 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.18%) OLTP
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.78%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (16.86%) Jenkins
2 32 (12.55%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (8.24%) Vagrant
5 20 (7.84%) TeamCity
6 18 (7.06%) Subversion
7 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.39%) Ant
8 1 (0.39%) RSpec
8 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (10.59%) Marketing
2 19 (7.45%) Law
3 14 (5.49%) Finance
4 8 (3.14%) Publishing
5 4 (1.57%) Advertising
6 3 (1.18%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (24.31%) LAMP
2 25 (9.80%) LEMP Stack
3 16 (6.27%) CSS
3 16 (6.27%) HTML
4 11 (4.31%) Middleware
4 11 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (4.31%) Web Services
5 6 (2.35%) MCollective
6 4 (1.57%) .NET
6 4 (1.57%) Sass
7 3 (1.18%) JMX
8 1 (0.39%) SAML
8 1 (0.39%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.06%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.10%) EMC VNX
3 9 (3.53%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.53%) iPhone
4 7 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.35%) Clustering
5 6 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.96%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.18%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.39%) Online Games
9 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 255 (100.00%) Linux
2 75 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 74 (29.02%) Unix
4 63 (24.71%) Windows
5 58 (22.75%) Ubuntu
6 56 (21.96%) CentOS
7 36 (14.12%) Windows Server
8 18 (7.06%) Debian
9 16 (6.27%) Solaris
10 9 (3.53%) Android
10 9 (3.53%) Windows Phone
11 8 (3.14%) FreeBSD
12 6 (2.35%) AIX
13 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (1.18%) Fedora
14 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.35%) High Availability
2 55 (21.57%) DevOps
3 37 (14.51%) Configuration Management
4 32 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (10.59%) ITIL
6 23 (9.02%) Service Delivery
7 20 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (7.84%) Infrastructure Management
7 20 (7.84%) Integration Testing
7 20 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (7.45%) Open Source
9 14 (5.49%) Incident Management
10 13 (5.10%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.10%) Web Operations
11 11 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (4.31%) Load Balancing
12 10 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (44.31%) Python
2 77 (30.20%) Ruby
3 73 (28.63%) Perl
4 72 (28.24%) Bash Shell
5 48 (18.82%) Java
6 42 (16.47%) PHP
7 29 (11.37%) PowerShell
8 24 (9.41%) SQL
9 14 (5.49%) JavaScript
10 13 (5.10%) Korn
11 7 (2.75%) C
12 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.18%) Go
13 3 (1.18%) R
14 1 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (6.27%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (3.14%) Degree
3 3 (1.18%) RHCE
4 2 (0.78%) CCNA
4 2 (0.78%) CCNP
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.78%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.49%) QA
2 10 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.02%) vSphere
3 21 (8.24%) Docker
4 20 (7.84%) VirtualBox
5 18 (7.06%) Hyper-V
6 16 (6.27%) Active Directory
7 11 (4.31%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.92%) KVM
9 9 (3.53%) Squid
10 7 (2.75%) Postfix
10 7 (2.75%) qmail
11 6 (2.35%) Xen
12 4 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (1.18%) NFS
13 3 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.78%) vCloud
14 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 112 (43.92%) Puppet
2 68 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (26.27%) Ansible
4 41 (16.08%) Nagios
5 20 (7.84%) Salt
6 17 (6.67%) SCCM
7 15 (5.88%) ZABBIX
8 12 (4.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 11 (4.31%) WSUS
10 10 (3.92%) Cacti
11 9 (3.53%) HAProxy
11 9 (3.53%) logstash
12 6 (2.35%) collectd
12 6 (2.35%) Ganglia
12 6 (2.35%) Graphite
12 6 (2.35%) SCOM
12 6 (2.35%) SCVMM
12 6 (2.35%) Windows Intune
13 4 (1.57%) Cobbler
13 4 (1.57%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 122 (47.84%) VMware
2 87 (34.12%) Red Hat
3 35 (13.73%) Cisco
4 17 (6.67%) Oracle
5 13 (5.10%) EMC
6 11 (4.31%) Qualys
7 10 (3.92%) Rackspace
8 7 (2.75%) Splunk
9 6 (2.35%) RightScale
10 5 (1.96%) Juniper
11 4 (1.57%) Citrix
11 4 (1.57%) Sun
12 3 (1.18%) Google
12 3 (1.18%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.18%) Veritas
13 2 (0.78%) Sophos
14 1 (0.39%) CA
14 1 (0.39%) F5
14 1 (0.39%) Remedy
14 1 (0.39%) Symantec
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MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Maximum £70,000 plus up to 20% bonus, shares a
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £32,000 per annum
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