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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 324 375 300
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 111 92 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.44% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.46% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94 82 139
Median salary £49,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
17039 20118 20961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.00% 96.59% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14264 16865 16385
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Berkshire +5 24 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Hampshire +4 23 £41,000 +22.38% 2
Surrey +26 20 £50,500 -3.80% 1
East Sussex +21 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Oxfordshire +7 15 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Kent +9 7 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £49,500 +23.75%
Middlesex +17 1 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 203 (100.00%) Linux
2 98 (48.28%) Puppet
3 88 (43.35%) VMware
4 76 (37.44%) Python
5 69 (33.99%) Red Hat
5 69 (33.99%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (33.50%) Perl
7 62 (30.54%) MySQL
8 60 (29.56%) DevOps
9 54 (26.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 53 (26.11%) Unix
11 49 (24.14%) Apache
12 48 (23.65%) Ansible
13 45 (22.17%) Ruby
13 45 (22.17%) Windows
13 45 (22.17%) DNS
14 44 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (21.67%) High Availability
15 43 (21.18%) LAMP
16 41 (20.20%) PHP
17 40 (19.70%) Bash Shell
18 39 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
19 35 (17.24%) Nagios
20 34 (16.75%) nginx
21 32 (15.76%) Ubuntu
22 31 (15.27%) Java
23 30 (14.78%) CentOS
23 30 (14.78%) Jenkins
24 27 (13.30%) Data Centre
25 26 (12.81%) 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 49 (24.14%) Apache
2 34 (16.75%) nginx
3 20 (9.85%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.46%) JBoss
5 5 (2.46%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.46%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.49%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.39%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.91%) Amazon S3
4 11 (5.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (4.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.48%) GitHub
7 3 (1.48%) SaaS
8 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (22.17%) DNS
2 23 (11.33%) TCP/IP
3 21 (10.34%) Firewall
4 17 (8.37%) Internet
5 16 (7.88%) HTTP
6 13 (6.40%) SSL
7 12 (5.91%) VPN
8 11 (5.42%) DHCP
8 11 (5.42%) LDAP
9 8 (3.94%) FTP
9 8 (3.94%) HTTPS
10 6 (2.96%) LAN
10 6 (2.96%) WAN
10 6 (2.96%) X.25
11 5 (2.46%) IPsec
11 5 (2.46%) SMTP
12 4 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.97%) InfiniBand
13 3 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.54%) MySQL
2 12 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (4.93%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.97%) OLTP
6 3 (1.48%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) Big Data
8 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (14.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.91%) JIRA
3 11 (5.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (5.42%) Vagrant
4 10 (4.93%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.45%) Subversion
6 2 (0.99%) Ant
6 2 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 22 (10.84%) Marketing
2 11 (5.42%) Law
2 11 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.94%) Publishing
4 7 (3.45%) Finance
5 4 (1.97%) Games
6 3 (1.48%) Electronics
6 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.18%) LAMP
2 23 (11.33%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (6.40%) Web Services
4 4 (1.97%) MCollective
5 3 (1.48%) OpenVZ
6 1 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.49%) CSS
6 1 (0.49%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) JMX
6 1 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.49%) Middleware
6 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.49%) Sensu
6 1 (0.49%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.94%) Clustering
4 4 (1.97%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.48%) AS400
5 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.99%) EFT
6 2 (0.99%) EMC VNX
6 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Fintech
7 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 203 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (26.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 53 (26.11%) Unix
4 45 (22.17%) Windows
5 32 (15.76%) Ubuntu
6 30 (14.78%) CentOS
7 18 (8.87%) Debian
8 16 (7.88%) Windows Server
9 14 (6.90%) Solaris
10 6 (2.96%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.48%) FreeBSD
11 3 (1.48%) zOS
12 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.56%) DevOps
2 44 (21.67%) High Availability
3 25 (12.32%) Configuration Management
4 23 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (10.34%) ITIL
6 19 (9.36%) Service Delivery
7 18 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (7.39%) Incident Management
8 15 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (6.90%) Open Source
10 11 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (4.93%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (4.93%) Integration Testing
11 10 (4.93%) Load Balancing
11 10 (4.93%) Security Patching
12 9 (4.43%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.43%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 76 (37.44%) Python
2 68 (33.50%) Perl
3 45 (22.17%) Ruby
4 41 (20.20%) PHP
5 40 (19.70%) Bash Shell
6 31 (15.27%) Java
7 24 (11.82%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.46%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.97%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.48%) Korn
12 2 (0.99%) SQL
13 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (5.42%) Degree
2 9 (4.43%) CCNA
2 9 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.94%) RHCE
4 4 (1.97%) CCNP
4 4 (1.97%) RHCSA
4 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.37%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.43%) SLA
3 6 (2.96%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.37%) Docker
3 12 (5.91%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.91%) vSphere
4 10 (4.93%) VirtualBox
5 9 (4.43%) Squid
6 7 (3.45%) KVM
6 7 (3.45%) Postfix
7 6 (2.96%) qmail
8 5 (2.46%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.46%) LXC
9 2 (0.99%) NFS
9 2 (0.99%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.99%) Xen
10 1 (0.49%) Ceph
10 1 (0.49%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.49%) Varnish
10 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 98 (48.28%) Puppet
2 69 (33.99%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (23.65%) Ansible
4 35 (17.24%) Nagios
5 13 (6.40%) Cacti
6 11 (5.42%) Salt
7 8 (3.94%) cPanel
8 7 (3.45%) HAProxy
9 6 (2.96%) logstash
9 6 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.96%) ZABBIX
10 5 (2.46%) Ganglia
10 5 (2.46%) Graphite
10 5 (2.46%) Munin
10 5 (2.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (1.97%) Cobbler
11 4 (1.97%) collectd
11 4 (1.97%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.49%) Plesk
Vendors
1 88 (43.35%) VMware
2 69 (33.99%) Red Hat
3 26 (12.81%) Cisco
4 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.91%) Oracle
6 11 (5.42%) Rackspace
7 10 (4.93%) Veritas
8 7 (3.45%) Splunk
9 6 (2.96%) Symantec
10 4 (1.97%) ANSYS
11 3 (1.48%) EMC
11 3 (1.48%) SAP
11 3 (1.48%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.99%) F5
12 2 (0.99%) Google
12 2 (0.99%) Juniper
12 2 (0.99%) Sun
13 1 (0.49%) Fidessa
13 1 (0.49%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.49%) Qualys
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: To c.£50,000 + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Remote Working + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago