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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
England / South East
Rank 281 362 331
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 104 90 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.48% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83 84 112
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £54,550 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%

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
14125 18759 20186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.74% 96.71% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11707 16101 16504
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +14 26 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Berkshire +64 25 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Surrey +52 20 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Hampshire +24 13 £42,500 +26.86% 3
Oxfordshire -3 8 £46,250 -1.59% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £41,500 -
Middlesex -5 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 19 February 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (37.39%) MySQL
3 85 (36.96%) Python
4 84 (36.52%) DevOps
5 80 (34.78%) Red Hat
6 78 (33.91%) Puppet
7 69 (30.00%) Bash Shell
8 68 (29.57%) VMware
9 64 (27.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (22.61%) Perl
11 51 (22.17%) Apache
11 51 (22.17%) LAMP
12 49 (21.30%) Unix
12 49 (21.30%) Ubuntu
13 45 (19.57%) CentOS
13 45 (19.57%) Windows
13 45 (19.57%) PHP
14 43 (18.70%) Opscode Chef
15 42 (18.26%) Ruby
16 36 (15.65%) Firewall
17 34 (14.78%) Degree
17 34 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (13.91%) Nagios
19 30 (13.04%) Configuration Management
20 29 (12.61%) Jenkins
21 28 (12.17%) Ansible
22 26 (11.30%) nginx
22 26 (11.30%) Data Centre
23 24 (10.43%) ITIL
23 24 (10.43%) TCP/IP

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 (22.17%) Apache
2 26 (11.30%) nginx
3 23 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.52%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.04%) Drupal
5 7 (3.04%) IIS
6 6 (2.61%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.17%) Eucalyptus
8 4 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.87%) Jetty
9 2 (0.87%) WordPress
10 1 (0.43%) Confluence
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.17%) MS Office
2 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Magento
1 2 (0.87%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.78%) SaaS
3 5 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.17%) Oracle CX
4 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.87%) Datadog
5 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) Heroku
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.65%) Firewall
2 24 (10.43%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.13%) LDAP
4 19 (8.26%) VPN
5 17 (7.39%) DNS
6 12 (5.22%) HTTP
6 12 (5.22%) Internet
6 12 (5.22%) SAN
7 5 (2.17%) InfiniBand
8 4 (1.74%) FTP
9 3 (1.30%) DHCP
9 3 (1.30%) IPsec
9 3 (1.30%) Junos
9 3 (1.30%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.30%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.87%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.87%) VLAN
10 2 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (37.39%) MySQL
2 9 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.48%) Redis
4 6 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.17%) OLTP
5 5 (2.17%) VLDB
6 4 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.30%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.87%) DB2
8 2 (0.87%) Informix
8 2 (0.87%) MaxDB
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (12.61%) Jenkins
2 22 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.35%) JIRA
4 8 (3.48%) Subversion
5 6 (2.61%) Maven
5 6 (2.61%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.74%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.30%) Selenium
9 2 (0.87%) Redmine
10 1 (0.43%) Bundler
General
1 11 (4.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.61%) Finance
3 4 (1.74%) Games
3 4 (1.74%) Marketing
4 2 (0.87%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.17%) LAMP
2 18 (7.83%) LEMP Stack
3 14 (6.09%) Web Services
4 5 (2.17%) Node.js
4 5 (2.17%) Sensu
5 4 (1.74%) Memcached
6 3 (1.30%) .NET
6 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.87%) HTML
7 2 (0.87%) Kafka
7 2 (0.87%) XML
7 2 (0.87%) XSLT
8 1 (0.43%) CSS
8 1 (0.43%) CSS3
8 1 (0.43%) HTML5
8 1 (0.43%) jQuery
8 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.43%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.30%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.35%) Clustering
4 7 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.17%) EFT
5 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.74%) Online Games
6 4 (1.74%) Replication
7 3 (1.30%) AS400
8 2 (0.87%) Celerra
8 2 (0.87%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.87%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 230 (100.00%) Linux
2 64 (27.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (21.30%) Ubuntu
3 49 (21.30%) Unix
4 45 (19.57%) CentOS
4 45 (19.57%) Windows
5 23 (10.00%) Debian
6 16 (6.96%) Windows Server
7 14 (6.09%) Solaris
8 9 (3.91%) SUSE
9 8 (3.48%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (2.61%) AIX
10 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.30%) zOS
13 2 (0.87%) HPUX
13 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.43%) VMS
14 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.52%) DevOps
2 30 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 24 (10.43%) ITIL
4 19 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (8.26%) High Availability
5 17 (7.39%) Security Patching
6 16 (6.96%) Service Delivery
7 14 (6.09%) Open Source
8 12 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (5.22%) Service Management
9 11 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.35%) Web Development
11 9 (3.91%) Fault Management
11 9 (3.91%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.91%) Load Testing
12 8 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.48%) SDLC
12 8 (3.48%) Trend Analysis
13 7 (3.04%) Scrum
14 6 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 85 (36.96%) Python
2 69 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 52 (22.61%) Perl
4 45 (19.57%) PHP
5 42 (18.26%) Ruby
6 21 (9.13%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.52%) Java
8 8 (3.48%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.17%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.17%) SQL
10 4 (1.74%) Korn
11 1 (0.43%) C-shell
11 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (14.78%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.17%) CCNA
3 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.87%) CCNP
7 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.48%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.09%) vSphere
3 12 (5.22%) KVM
4 8 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.48%) Docker
4 8 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.48%) Varnish
5 7 (3.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (2.61%) Postfix
7 5 (2.17%) GlusterFS
7 5 (2.17%) Xen
7 5 (2.17%) XenServer
8 4 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.30%) LXC
10 2 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.87%) Gluster
11 1 (0.43%) Firmware
11 1 (0.43%) iptables
11 1 (0.43%) Squid
11 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 78 (33.91%) Puppet
2 43 (18.70%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (13.91%) Nagios
4 28 (12.17%) Ansible
5 10 (4.35%) cPanel
6 8 (3.48%) Opsview
6 8 (3.48%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (2.17%) Cacti
7 5 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (2.17%) Ganglia
7 5 (2.17%) Graphite
7 5 (2.17%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.17%) OpenView
7 5 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.74%) Plesk
9 3 (1.30%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.87%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.87%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 80 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 68 (29.57%) VMware
3 22 (9.57%) Oracle
4 15 (6.52%) Veritas
5 11 (4.78%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.91%) Cisco
7 8 (3.48%) Sun
8 5 (2.17%) ANSYS
8 5 (2.17%) BMC
8 5 (2.17%) Juniper
8 5 (2.17%) Motorola
8 5 (2.17%) Percona
8 5 (2.17%) Ruckus Wireless
8 5 (2.17%) Splunk
8 5 (2.17%) Trapeze
9 4 (1.74%) EMC
9 4 (1.74%) IBM
10 3 (1.30%) HP
10 3 (1.30%) SAP
11 2 (0.87%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Shares, Training Plan
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + extensive training and great bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: To c.£50,000 + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago