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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 369 310 327
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 74 134 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.59% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 49 98 107
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,250 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -4 27 £42,500 +21.42% 1
East Sussex -11 16 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +8 14 £45,000 +44.00% 3
Oxfordshire +9 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Kent +13 8 - -
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Linux
2 94 (48.70%) Perl
3 92 (47.67%) Python
4 90 (46.63%) Puppet
5 84 (43.52%) Red Hat
6 80 (41.45%) Bash Shell
7 78 (40.41%) VMware
8 75 (38.86%) MySQL
9 69 (35.75%) UNIX
10 63 (32.64%) Ruby
10 63 (32.64%) CentOS
11 53 (27.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 53 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (25.91%) DevOps
13 48 (24.87%) Tomcat
14 44 (22.80%) Ubuntu
15 41 (21.24%) Open Source
15 41 (21.24%) Shell Script
16 39 (20.21%) Oracle
17 38 (19.69%) Apache
18 34 (17.62%) Microsoft
18 34 (17.62%) Java
18 34 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
19 32 (16.58%) TCP/IP
20 28 (14.51%) Windows
20 28 (14.51%) Debian
21 27 (13.99%) ITIL
22 26 (13.47%) Cisco
22 26 (13.47%) Nagios
22 26 (13.47%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (24.87%) Tomcat
2 38 (19.69%) Apache
3 18 (9.33%) Apache Solr
4 13 (6.74%) JBoss
5 12 (6.22%) nginx
6 5 (2.59%) Drupal
6 5 (2.59%) Confluence
7 3 (1.55%) Moodle
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.04%) Eucalyptus
8 2 (1.04%) Node.js
8 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.52%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.07%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.07%) Route 53
4 3 (1.55%) Responsys
4 3 (1.55%) Taleo
5 2 (1.04%) CodePlex
6 1 (0.52%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.58%) TCP/IP
2 26 (13.47%) Internet
3 24 (12.44%) DNS
4 18 (9.33%) HTTP
5 17 (8.81%) SMTP
6 14 (7.25%) Firewall
7 12 (6.22%) BGP
8 10 (5.18%) LDAP
8 10 (5.18%) BIG-IP
9 8 (4.15%) Network Security
9 8 (4.15%) SAN
10 7 (3.63%) IMAP
11 6 (3.11%) NAS
12 4 (2.07%) OSPF
13 3 (1.55%) SSL
13 3 (1.55%) VPN
13 3 (1.55%) VLAN
14 2 (1.04%) VoIP
14 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (38.86%) MySQL
2 21 (10.88%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (7.77%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.66%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.59%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.59%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.07%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.55%) DB2
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.04%) Big Data
8 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.04%) Redis
8 2 (1.04%) Informix
9 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.52%) Riak
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.33%) Subversion
3 11 (5.70%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.66%) Hudson
4 9 (4.66%) Selenium
5 8 (4.15%) JIRA
6 4 (2.07%) Maven
7 2 (1.04%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.04%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.04%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (5.18%) Finance
2 4 (2.07%) Publishing
3 3 (1.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.84%) Web Services
2 16 (8.29%) LAMP
3 7 (3.63%) HTML
3 7 (3.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (3.63%) CSS
4 6 (3.11%) Memcached
5 4 (2.07%) Sensu
6 3 (1.55%) OAuth
7 2 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.04%) .NET
8 1 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.77%) Derivative
2 12 (6.22%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.22%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.11%) iPhone
4 6 (3.11%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.11%) Clustering
5 4 (2.07%) Statistics
5 4 (2.07%) Wiki
6 3 (1.55%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.55%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.04%) Eurex
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) CMDB
8 1 (0.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 193 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (35.75%) UNIX
3 63 (32.64%) CentOS
4 53 (27.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (22.80%) Ubuntu
6 28 (14.51%) Debian
6 28 (14.51%) Windows
7 17 (8.81%) Solaris
7 17 (8.81%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.18%) Android
10 6 (3.11%) SUSE
10 6 (3.11%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.07%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.55%) Fedora
13 2 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.52%) VMS
14 1 (0.52%) AIX
14 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.91%) DevOps
2 41 (21.24%) Open Source
3 27 (13.99%) ITIL
4 17 (8.81%) Service Delivery
4 17 (8.81%) Time Management
5 16 (8.29%) Configuration Management
6 15 (7.77%) Server Building
7 14 (7.25%) Security Management
7 14 (7.25%) Software Testing
8 13 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.15%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.63%) Scrum
12 7 (3.63%) Load Balancing
13 4 (2.07%) Performance Monitoring
14 3 (1.55%) Line Management
14 3 (1.55%) Problem Management
14 3 (1.55%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (1.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (48.70%) Perl
2 92 (47.67%) Python
3 80 (41.45%) Bash Shell
4 63 (32.64%) Ruby
5 41 (21.24%) Shell Script
6 34 (17.62%) Java
7 22 (11.40%) PHP
8 11 (5.70%) SQL
9 10 (5.18%) JavaScript
10 8 (4.15%) Korn
11 3 (1.55%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.55%) C-shell
11 3 (1.55%) AWK
12 2 (1.04%) Tcl
12 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.04%) C
12 2 (1.04%) C++
13 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (9.33%) RHCE
1 18 (9.33%) Security Cleared
1 18 (9.33%) RHCSA
2 15 (7.77%) Degree
3 14 (7.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.55%) MySQL Certification
5 3 (1.55%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.07%) QA
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.88%) KVM
3 15 (7.77%) Xen
3 15 (7.77%) vSphere
4 8 (4.15%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.15%) Varnish
5 7 (3.63%) Samba
6 4 (2.07%) NFS
7 2 (1.04%) Squid
7 2 (1.04%) Firmware
7 2 (1.04%) qmail
7 2 (1.04%) GlusterFS
7 2 (1.04%) iptables
7 2 (1.04%) vCloud
8 1 (0.52%) pfSense
8 1 (0.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.52%) Gluster
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 90 (46.63%) Puppet
2 26 (13.47%) Nagios
3 14 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.63%) Ansible
5 6 (3.11%) Graphite
5 6 (3.11%) Cacti
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (2.07%) Capistrano
7 4 (2.07%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.04%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.04%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.04%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.04%) OpenView
8 2 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.04%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.04%) logstash
9 1 (0.52%) Opsview
9 1 (0.52%) vMotion
9 1 (0.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 84 (43.52%) Red Hat
2 78 (40.41%) VMware
3 39 (20.21%) Oracle
4 34 (17.62%) Microsoft
5 26 (13.47%) Cisco
6 19 (9.84%) HP
7 13 (6.74%) Juniper
8 9 (4.66%) hybris
9 8 (4.15%) Sun
10 3 (1.55%) Eloqua
11 2 (1.04%) New Relic
11 2 (1.04%) Splunk
11 2 (1.04%) Symantec
11 2 (1.04%) Patsystems
11 2 (1.04%) GL TRADE
11 2 (1.04%) Google
11 2 (1.04%) Fidessa
11 2 (1.04%) IBM
11 2 (1.04%) BMC
11 2 (1.04%) NYFIX
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, South East, United Kingdom
ServiceNow
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago