The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 356 351 322
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 91 111 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.53% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 79 82 122
Median salary £49,750 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
17942 20114 21946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15255 16523 17462
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Surrey - 28 £52,500 - 4
Berkshire -23 18 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Hampshire -9 14 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Oxfordshire -10 14 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Kent +19 7 £35,000 -44.00%
East Sussex -17 7 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Middlesex +10 1 £50,000 +29.03%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 200 (100.00%) Linux
2 102 (51.00%) VMware
2 102 (51.00%) Puppet
3 96 (48.00%) Python
4 84 (42.00%) MySQL
5 79 (39.50%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (34.00%) Perl
7 66 (33.00%) Ansible
8 62 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 61 (30.50%) Red Hat
10 58 (29.00%) Unix
10 58 (29.00%) Bash Shell
11 56 (28.00%) LAMP
12 55 (27.50%) Ruby
12 55 (27.50%) DevOps
13 54 (27.00%) High Availability
14 52 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
15 51 (25.50%) Apache
16 48 (24.00%) PHP
17 45 (22.50%) DNS
17 45 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 42 (21.00%) Java
19 41 (20.50%) nginx
20 40 (20.00%) Ubuntu
21 39 (19.50%) Windows
22 37 (18.50%) Jenkins
23 34 (17.00%) CentOS
23 34 (17.00%) Nagios
24 32 (16.00%) Marketing
25 31 (15.50%) Cisco

Linux Systems 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 51 (25.50%) Apache
2 41 (20.50%) nginx
3 19 (9.50%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.00%) JBoss
6 7 (3.50%) OpenStack
7 6 (3.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.00%) IIS
9 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.50%) Confluence
10 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.50%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (9.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 19 (9.50%) Amazon S3
4 18 (9.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.50%) GitHub
5 3 (1.50%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (22.50%) DNS
2 22 (11.00%) Firewall
3 21 (10.50%) Internet
4 18 (9.00%) TCP/IP
5 16 (8.00%) SSL
6 15 (7.50%) VPN
7 14 (7.00%) HTTP
8 13 (6.50%) DHCP
9 12 (6.00%) LDAP
10 7 (3.50%) SMTP
11 6 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (3.00%) HTTPS
11 6 (3.00%) IPsec
12 5 (2.50%) FTP
13 4 (2.00%) LAN
13 4 (2.00%) SAN
13 4 (2.00%) WAN
14 3 (1.50%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.50%) NetScreen
14 3 (1.50%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (42.00%) MySQL
2 18 (9.00%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.00%) OLTP
7 3 (1.50%) Big Data
7 3 (1.50%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.50%) Redis
9 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (18.50%) Jenkins
2 20 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (9.50%) Vagrant
4 18 (9.00%) TeamCity
5 17 (8.50%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.00%) Subversion
7 3 (1.50%) JIRA
8 2 (1.00%) Ant
8 2 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (16.00%) Marketing
2 19 (9.50%) Law
3 8 (4.00%) Publishing
4 6 (3.00%) Games
5 5 (2.50%) Finance
6 3 (1.50%) Advertising
7 2 (1.00%) Electronics
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (28.00%) LAMP
2 24 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
3 12 (6.00%) Web Services
4 9 (4.50%) CSS
4 9 (4.50%) HTML
5 7 (3.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (3.00%) MCollective
7 3 (1.50%) JMX
8 2 (1.00%) Middleware
9 1 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.50%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.50%) Clustering
3 3 (1.50%) Internet of Things
3 3 (1.50%) iPhone
4 2 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (1.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.50%) Online Games
5 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 200 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (29.00%) Unix
3 45 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 39 (19.50%) Windows
6 34 (17.00%) CentOS
7 19 (9.50%) Windows Server
8 18 (9.00%) Solaris
9 15 (7.50%) Debian
10 6 (3.00%) FreeBSD
10 6 (3.00%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.50%) AIX
11 3 (1.50%) Android
11 3 (1.50%) Fedora
11 3 (1.50%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.50%) DevOps
2 54 (27.00%) High Availability
3 30 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 30 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (11.50%) Service Delivery
5 20 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (9.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 18 (9.00%) Integration Testing
7 16 (8.00%) Open Source
8 13 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (6.50%) Incident Management
8 13 (6.50%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (5.00%) ITIL
9 10 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 9 (4.50%) Web Operations
11 8 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (48.00%) Python
2 68 (34.00%) Perl
3 58 (29.00%) Bash Shell
4 55 (27.50%) Ruby
5 48 (24.00%) PHP
6 42 (21.00%) Java
7 15 (7.50%) Shell Script
8 12 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.50%) SQL
10 9 (4.50%) Korn
11 7 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.50%) C
12 3 (1.50%) Go
12 3 (1.50%) R
13 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.50%) RHCE
2 9 (4.50%) Degree
3 8 (4.00%) CCNA
3 8 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.00%) CCNP
4 4 (2.00%) RHCSA
4 4 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.50%) MCSE
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.50%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.50%) Docker
3 18 (9.00%) VirtualBox
4 11 (5.50%) KVM
4 11 (5.50%) Squid
5 9 (4.50%) Active Directory
5 9 (4.50%) qmail
6 7 (3.50%) Postfix
7 6 (3.00%) vSphere
8 4 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.00%) Xen
9 3 (1.50%) NFS
9 3 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.00%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 102 (51.00%) Puppet
2 79 (39.50%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (33.00%) Ansible
4 34 (17.00%) Nagios
5 19 (9.50%) Salt
6 13 (6.50%) Cacti
7 11 (5.50%) ZABBIX
8 10 (5.00%) logstash
9 9 (4.50%) HAProxy
10 7 (3.50%) Cobbler
10 7 (3.50%) Graphite
11 6 (3.00%) collectd
11 6 (3.00%) Ganglia
12 5 (2.50%) cPanel
12 5 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (2.00%) Munin
14 3 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
15 1 (0.50%) Icinga
15 1 (0.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 102 (51.00%) VMware
2 61 (30.50%) Red Hat
3 31 (15.50%) Cisco
4 12 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.50%) Rackspace
6 8 (4.00%) Splunk
7 6 (3.00%) Juniper
7 6 (3.00%) Veritas
8 5 (2.50%) Google
9 4 (2.00%) Oracle
10 3 (1.50%) Citrix
10 3 (1.50%) EMC
10 3 (1.50%) Symantec
11 2 (1.00%) F5
11 2 (1.00%) SAP
11 2 (1.00%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.00%) Sophos
11 2 (1.00%) Sun
12 1 (0.50%) Dell
12 1 (0.50%) Remedy
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Good Benefits & Excellent Progress
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago