The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 329 288 283
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 110 158 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.73% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 82 132 141
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Linux Systems 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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the South East

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Berkshire -9 28 £50,000 +42.85% 3
East Sussex -25 23 £40,000 +25.00% 5
Hampshire +5 20 £45,000 +50.00% 2
West Sussex - 16 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +21 15 £47,500 -13.63%
Surrey +16 7 £47,500 +2.15% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £40,500 -3.57%
Kent -8 1 - - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 224 (100.00%) Linux
2 129 (57.59%) Perl
3 121 (54.02%) Red Hat
4 107 (47.77%) VMware
5 106 (47.32%) Python
6 103 (45.98%) Puppet
7 94 (41.96%) Bash Shell
8 89 (39.73%) CentOS
9 80 (35.71%) UNIX
10 79 (35.27%) MySQL
11 75 (33.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 70 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 62 (27.68%) Open Source
14 59 (26.34%) Ubuntu
15 56 (25.00%) Ruby
16 51 (22.77%) Shell Script
17 49 (21.88%) Microsoft
18 48 (21.43%) DevOps
19 45 (20.09%) Cisco
19 45 (20.09%) Oracle
19 45 (20.09%) Windows
20 44 (19.64%) Apache
21 41 (18.30%) Amazon AWS
22 40 (17.86%) Debian
23 39 (17.41%) Tomcat
24 35 (15.63%) PHP
25 34 (15.18%) HP
26 33 (14.73%) Java
27 32 (14.29%) ITIL
28 30 (13.39%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (19.64%) Apache
2 39 (17.41%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.59%) Apache Solr
4 16 (7.14%) nginx
5 8 (3.57%) JBoss
6 7 (3.13%) IIS
6 7 (3.13%) Confluence
7 4 (1.79%) Drupal
8 3 (1.34%) Moodle
9 2 (0.89%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) WordPress
10 1 (0.45%) Jetty
10 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.45%) Node.js
10 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.79%) Route 53
5 2 (0.89%) CodePlex
6 1 (0.45%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.39%) TCP/IP
1 30 (13.39%) Internet
2 27 (12.05%) DNS
3 22 (9.82%) SMTP
4 18 (8.04%) HTTP
5 17 (7.59%) SAN
6 14 (6.25%) BGP
7 13 (5.80%) Network Security
8 11 (4.91%) IMAP
9 10 (4.46%) Firewall
10 9 (4.02%) LDAP
10 9 (4.02%) BIG-IP
11 7 (3.13%) FTP
12 6 (2.68%) SSH
13 5 (2.23%) Telnet
14 4 (1.79%) VoIP
14 4 (1.79%) VPN
14 4 (1.79%) OSPF
15 3 (1.34%) NAS
15 3 (1.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (35.27%) MySQL
2 22 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.57%) MariaDB
6 7 (3.13%) Redis
7 6 (2.68%) Informix
8 5 (2.23%) DB2
8 5 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.23%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.79%) Riak
9 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (8.48%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.59%) Subversion
3 8 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.13%) JIRA
5 5 (2.23%) Hudson
5 5 (2.23%) Selenium
6 4 (1.79%) Maven
6 4 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.89%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.89%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.89%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (5.36%) Finance
2 6 (2.68%) Games
3 5 (2.23%) French Language
4 3 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.27%) Web Services
2 22 (9.82%) LAMP
3 6 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (2.68%) Memcached
4 3 (1.34%) .NET
4 3 (1.34%) OAuth
4 3 (1.34%) Sensu
5 2 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.89%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) XML
6 1 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 62 (27.68%) Open Source
2 24 (10.71%) Derivative
3 12 (5.36%) iPhone
3 12 (5.36%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.68%) Eurex
7 6 (2.68%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.68%) Clustering
8 4 (1.79%) Wiki
8 4 (1.79%) Equities
9 3 (1.34%) Replication
9 3 (1.34%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.34%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.34%) CMDB
10 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.45%) Statistics
11 1 (0.45%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 224 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (39.73%) CentOS
3 80 (35.71%) UNIX
4 75 (33.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (26.34%) Ubuntu
6 45 (20.09%) Windows
7 40 (17.86%) Debian
8 30 (13.39%) Solaris
9 23 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (8.93%) Oracle Linux
10 20 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (7.59%) Android
12 12 (5.36%) Windows Phone
13 10 (4.46%) SUSE
14 8 (3.57%) Fedora
15 5 (2.23%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.79%) AIX
16 4 (1.79%) HPUX
17 3 (1.34%) FreeBSD
18 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.43%) DevOps
2 32 (14.29%) ITIL
3 23 (10.27%) Time Management
4 21 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 20 (8.93%) Security Management
5 20 (8.93%) Configuration Management
5 20 (8.93%) Software Testing
6 12 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (4.91%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.02%) E-Commerce
9 8 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.23%) Scrum
10 5 (2.23%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.23%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (1.79%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (1.34%) Validation
12 3 (1.34%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (0.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (57.59%) Perl
2 106 (47.32%) Python
3 94 (41.96%) Bash Shell
4 56 (25.00%) Ruby
5 51 (22.77%) Shell Script
6 35 (15.63%) PHP
7 33 (14.73%) Java
8 7 (3.13%) SQL
9 5 (2.23%) VBScript
9 5 (2.23%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.34%) Tcl
10 3 (1.34%) C++
10 3 (1.34%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.89%) Korn
11 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.89%) C
11 2 (0.89%) C#
11 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) AWK
12 1 (0.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 27 (12.05%) RHCSA
1 27 (12.05%) RHCE
2 21 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.93%) DV Cleared
4 16 (7.14%) Degree
5 9 (4.02%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) LPIC
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.68%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.27%) KVM
3 22 (9.82%) vSphere
4 19 (8.48%) Xen
5 8 (3.57%) Varnish
5 8 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 8 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.34%) Firmware
7 3 (1.34%) Samba
7 3 (1.34%) NFS
8 2 (0.89%) vCloud
8 2 (0.89%) iptables
8 2 (0.89%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.45%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 103 (45.98%) Puppet
2 28 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (8.93%) Nagios
4 7 (3.13%) Ansible
5 6 (2.68%) Capistrano
6 4 (1.79%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.79%) Cobbler
6 4 (1.79%) Salt
6 4 (1.79%) Opsview
6 4 (1.79%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.79%) Cacti
7 3 (1.34%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.89%) Graphite
8 2 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.89%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.89%) OpenView
8 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.45%) Netcool
9 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 121 (54.02%) Red Hat
2 107 (47.77%) VMware
3 49 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 45 (20.09%) Cisco
4 45 (20.09%) Oracle
5 34 (15.18%) HP
6 20 (8.93%) Juniper
7 9 (4.02%) hybris
8 8 (3.57%) IBM
9 6 (2.68%) Patsystems
9 6 (2.68%) GL TRADE
9 6 (2.68%) Citrix
9 6 (2.68%) NYFIX
10 5 (2.23%) Intel
10 5 (2.23%) Sun
11 4 (1.79%) New Relic
11 4 (1.79%) EMC
12 3 (1.34%) Fidessa
12 3 (1.34%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.89%) Google
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