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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 281 353 328
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 127 122 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.58% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 122 114 129
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £54,250 £54,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £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
15695 20925 21297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.89% 97.03% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13077 17659 16983
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +32 36 £52,500 +16.66% 1
East Sussex +45 27 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Hampshire +8 25 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Berkshire +52 18 £60,500 +42.35% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £49,500 +16.47% 3
Oxfordshire +4 7 £35,000 -26.31% 3
West Sussex - 5 £52,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (39.91%) Red Hat
3 83 (37.22%) Puppet
4 76 (34.08%) Python
5 75 (33.63%) VMware
5 75 (33.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (32.29%) DevOps
7 71 (31.84%) Perl
8 55 (24.66%) MySQL
9 53 (23.77%) Bash Shell
9 53 (23.77%) Opscode Chef
10 52 (23.32%) Unix
10 52 (23.32%) Windows
11 50 (22.42%) Ruby
12 40 (17.94%) Apache
13 37 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (16.59%) Data Centre
14 33 (14.80%) Ubuntu
14 33 (14.80%) PHP
15 31 (13.90%) Shell Script
16 30 (13.45%) Nagios
16 30 (13.45%) LAMP
16 30 (13.45%) CentOS
17 27 (12.11%) Ansible
18 26 (11.66%) ITIL
19 25 (11.21%) Java
19 25 (11.21%) TCP/IP
19 25 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (10.76%) High Availability
20 24 (10.76%) Firewall

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 40 (17.94%) Apache
2 18 (8.07%) nginx
2 18 (8.07%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.69%) Drupal
3 6 (2.69%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.24%) Eucalyptus
5 4 (1.79%) IIS
6 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.45%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.24%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) Heroku
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.21%) TCP/IP
2 24 (10.76%) Firewall
3 21 (9.42%) DNS
4 15 (6.73%) Internet
4 15 (6.73%) LDAP
5 14 (6.28%) HTTP
6 10 (4.48%) VPN
7 8 (3.59%) SSL
8 7 (3.14%) SAN
9 6 (2.69%) FTP
9 6 (2.69%) HTTPS
9 6 (2.69%) InfiniBand
9 6 (2.69%) LAN
9 6 (2.69%) WAN
9 6 (2.69%) X.25
10 2 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.90%) VLAN
11 1 (0.45%) Junos
11 1 (0.45%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.66%) MySQL
2 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.24%) OLTP
3 5 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.24%) VLDB
4 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.35%) Redis
5 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.62%) Git (software)
1 17 (7.62%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.17%) JIRA
3 9 (4.04%) Subversion
4 8 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (3.14%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.24%) Maven
6 5 (2.24%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.35%) Selenium
8 2 (0.90%) Redmine
8 2 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.45%) Ant
9 1 (0.45%) Bundler
General
1 14 (6.28%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.48%) Finance
3 7 (3.14%) Games
4 3 (1.35%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Electronics
5 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.45%) LAMP
2 15 (6.73%) Web Services
3 12 (5.38%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (2.24%) Node.js
4 5 (2.24%) Sensu
5 2 (0.90%) Memcached
5 2 (0.90%) XML
5 2 (0.90%) XSLT
6 1 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) CSS3
6 1 (0.45%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) HTML5
6 1 (0.45%) jQuery
6 1 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.45%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.59%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.38%) Clustering
4 5 (2.24%) EFT
4 5 (2.24%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (1.79%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.79%) Online Games
6 3 (1.35%) AS400
6 3 (1.35%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.90%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.90%) iPad
7 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 223 (100.00%) Linux
2 75 (33.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 52 (23.32%) Unix
3 52 (23.32%) Windows
4 33 (14.80%) Ubuntu
5 30 (13.45%) CentOS
6 18 (8.07%) Debian
7 17 (7.62%) Solaris
8 11 (4.93%) Windows Server
9 6 (2.69%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.79%) AIX
10 4 (1.79%) SUSE
10 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.35%) zOS
12 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.45%) VMS
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.29%) DevOps
2 26 (11.66%) ITIL
3 24 (10.76%) High Availability
4 23 (10.31%) Configuration Management
5 20 (8.97%) Open Source
6 18 (8.07%) Security Patching
7 16 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (6.73%) Incident Management
9 14 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.28%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.38%) Load Testing
11 11 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.93%) Fault Management
11 11 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (4.04%) Service Management
13 7 (3.14%) Capacity Management
14 6 (2.69%) E-Commerce
14 6 (2.69%) OOP
14 6 (2.69%) Scrum
14 6 (2.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.08%) Python
2 71 (31.84%) Perl
3 53 (23.77%) Bash Shell
4 50 (22.42%) Ruby
5 33 (14.80%) PHP
6 31 (13.90%) Shell Script
7 25 (11.21%) Java
8 10 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.69%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.79%) Korn
12 3 (1.35%) SQL
13 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (8.07%) Degree
2 11 (4.93%) CCNA
2 11 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.14%) RHCE
4 5 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.79%) CCNP
5 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.79%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.28%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.59%) QA
3 6 (2.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.62%) vSphere
3 16 (7.17%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.04%) Docker
5 8 (3.59%) KVM
6 7 (3.14%) Postfix
6 7 (3.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (2.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.69%) Varnish
8 5 (2.24%) GlusterFS
8 5 (2.24%) LXC
8 5 (2.24%) Xen
9 3 (1.35%) Squid
10 2 (0.90%) qmail
10 2 (0.90%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.90%) XenServer
11 1 (0.45%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 83 (37.22%) Puppet
2 53 (23.77%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (13.45%) Nagios
4 27 (12.11%) Ansible
5 9 (4.04%) cPanel
6 7 (3.14%) Cacti
6 7 (3.14%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (2.69%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.24%) Ganglia
8 5 (2.24%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.24%) OpenView
8 5 (2.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (1.79%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (1.35%) Opsview
11 2 (0.90%) Graphite
11 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.90%) Munin
11 2 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 89 (39.91%) Red Hat
2 75 (33.63%) VMware
3 18 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.07%) Veritas
4 17 (7.62%) Oracle
5 15 (6.73%) Cisco
6 6 (2.69%) ANSYS
6 6 (2.69%) Splunk
6 6 (2.69%) Symantec
7 5 (2.24%) BMC
8 4 (1.79%) IBM
8 4 (1.79%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.35%) HP
9 3 (1.35%) Sun
10 2 (0.90%) EMC
10 2 (0.90%) Juniper
10 2 (0.90%) Motorola
10 2 (0.90%) Percona
10 2 (0.90%) SAP
10 2 (0.90%) Trapeze
Guildford, Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits,
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + flexi-working, 26 hols, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Jellyfish
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Private Medical, Life Ass
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago