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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
England / South East
Rank 288 356 343
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 108 92 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.49% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 90 86 98
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
14419 18931 19596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.82% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11976 16088 15886
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
East Sussex +29 28 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Surrey +37 25 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Berkshire +51 18 £62,750 +47.64% 1
Hampshire +13 17 £41,000 +22.38% 4
Buckinghamshire - 9 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 6 £37,000 -21.69% 3
West Sussex - 4 £52,000 -
Middlesex -7 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Linux
2 87 (36.55%) Puppet
2 87 (36.55%) DevOps
3 83 (34.87%) Red Hat
4 80 (33.61%) Python
5 72 (30.25%) MySQL
5 72 (30.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (28.15%) VMware
7 63 (26.47%) Bash Shell
8 56 (23.53%) Perl
9 52 (21.85%) Unix
10 50 (21.01%) Opscode Chef
11 48 (20.17%) Windows
12 47 (19.75%) Ruby
13 44 (18.49%) Ubuntu
13 44 (18.49%) LAMP
14 43 (18.07%) Apache
15 39 (16.39%) PHP
16 38 (15.97%) CentOS
17 34 (14.29%) Firewall
18 32 (13.45%) Nagios
18 32 (13.45%) Data Centre
19 31 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (12.61%) Degree
21 28 (11.76%) Configuration Management
22 25 (10.50%) Shell Script
22 25 (10.50%) TCP/IP
22 25 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
23 24 (10.08%) ITIL
23 24 (10.08%) Ansible

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 43 (18.07%) Apache
2 20 (8.40%) nginx
2 20 (8.40%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.04%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.94%) Drupal
5 6 (2.52%) IIS
6 5 (2.10%) Eucalyptus
6 5 (2.10%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.84%) WordPress
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.42%) Jetty
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.52%) MS Office
2 5 (2.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.94%) SaaS
3 6 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.68%) Oracle CX
5 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.42%) Datadog
7 1 (0.42%) GitHub
7 1 (0.42%) Heroku
7 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.29%) Firewall
2 25 (10.50%) TCP/IP
3 20 (8.40%) DNS
4 19 (7.98%) LDAP
5 15 (6.30%) VPN
6 14 (5.88%) HTTP
7 12 (5.04%) Internet
8 11 (4.62%) SAN
9 6 (2.52%) FTP
9 6 (2.52%) InfiniBand
10 4 (1.68%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.68%) LAN
10 4 (1.68%) WAN
10 4 (1.68%) X.25
11 3 (1.26%) SSL
11 3 (1.26%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.84%) VLAN
12 2 (0.84%) VoIP
13 1 (0.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (30.25%) MySQL
2 10 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.10%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.10%) OLTP
3 5 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.10%) Redis
3 5 (2.10%) VLDB
4 4 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) DB2
7 1 (0.42%) Informix
7 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.42%) MaxDB
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (10.08%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.40%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.30%) JIRA
4 9 (3.78%) Subversion
5 5 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.10%) Maven
5 5 (2.10%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.26%) Selenium
6 3 (1.26%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.84%) Redmine
8 1 (0.42%) Bundler
General
1 14 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.94%) Finance
3 4 (1.68%) Games
4 2 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Electronics
5 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.49%) LAMP
2 15 (6.30%) Web Services
3 14 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (2.10%) Node.js
4 5 (2.10%) Sensu
5 2 (0.84%) .NET
5 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.84%) Memcached
5 2 (0.84%) XML
5 2 (0.84%) XSLT
6 1 (0.42%) CSS
6 1 (0.42%) CSS3
6 1 (0.42%) HTML
6 1 (0.42%) HTML5
6 1 (0.42%) jQuery
6 1 (0.42%) Kafka
6 1 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.42%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.45%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.04%) Clustering
4 6 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.10%) EFT
5 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.68%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.68%) Online Games
7 3 (1.26%) AS400
7 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) iPad
8 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Replication
9 1 (0.42%) Celerra
9 1 (0.42%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 238 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (30.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 52 (21.85%) Unix
4 48 (20.17%) Windows
5 44 (18.49%) Ubuntu
6 38 (15.97%) CentOS
7 20 (8.40%) Debian
8 15 (6.30%) Solaris
9 13 (5.46%) Windows Server
10 6 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (2.52%) SUSE
10 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.10%) AIX
12 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.26%) zOS
14 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.42%) VMS
15 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (36.55%) DevOps
2 28 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 24 (10.08%) ITIL
4 22 (9.24%) High Availability
5 20 (8.40%) Security Patching
6 15 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (6.30%) Open Source
6 15 (6.30%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (5.04%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.04%) Load Testing
9 11 (4.62%) Fault Management
10 9 (3.78%) Web Development
11 8 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.36%) Service Management
12 7 (2.94%) Capacity Management
12 7 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (2.94%) SDLC
12 7 (2.94%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (33.61%) Python
2 63 (26.47%) Bash Shell
3 56 (23.53%) Perl
4 47 (19.75%) Ruby
5 39 (16.39%) PHP
6 25 (10.50%) Shell Script
7 19 (7.98%) Java
8 8 (3.36%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.52%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.10%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.68%) Korn
11 4 (1.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (12.61%) Degree
2 8 (3.36%) CCNA
2 8 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.10%) RHCE
5 4 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.84%) CCNP
7 2 (0.84%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.20%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.36%) QA
3 5 (2.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.72%) vSphere
3 13 (5.46%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.04%) KVM
5 8 (3.36%) Docker
5 8 (3.36%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (2.52%) Varnish
8 5 (2.10%) GlusterFS
8 5 (2.10%) LXC
8 5 (2.10%) Postfix
8 5 (2.10%) Xen
9 4 (1.68%) XenServer
10 3 (1.26%) Squid
10 3 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.42%) Ceph
12 1 (0.42%) Firmware
12 1 (0.42%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 87 (36.55%) Puppet
2 50 (21.01%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (13.45%) Nagios
4 24 (10.08%) Ansible
5 10 (4.20%) cPanel
6 7 (2.94%) Opsview
6 7 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (2.52%) Cacti
7 6 (2.52%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.10%) Ganglia
8 5 (2.10%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.10%) OpenView
8 5 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (1.68%) Graphite
9 4 (1.68%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.84%) Plesk
11 1 (0.42%) Legato
Vendors
1 83 (34.87%) Red Hat
2 67 (28.15%) VMware
3 22 (9.24%) Oracle
4 17 (7.14%) Veritas
5 16 (6.72%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.04%) Cisco
7 6 (2.52%) ANSYS
7 6 (2.52%) Sun
8 5 (2.10%) BMC
8 5 (2.10%) Splunk
9 4 (1.68%) IBM
9 4 (1.68%) Percona
9 4 (1.68%) Symantec
10 3 (1.26%) HP
10 3 (1.26%) Juniper
10 3 (1.26%) Motorola
10 3 (1.26%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.26%) Trapeze
11 2 (0.84%) SAP
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