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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 361 348 334
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 87 121 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.58% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.60% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 106 97
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
18584 20269 19415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.08% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16523 15406
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Oxfordshire +2 25 £47,000 +9.30% 2
East Sussex +21 18 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +10 18 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Hampshire +2 13 £33,500 -23.42% 2
Berkshire -13 8 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Middlesex +9 5 £55,000 +6.79%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Linux
2 109 (52.91%) Python
3 86 (41.75%) VMware
4 81 (39.32%) Bash Shell
5 80 (38.83%) Puppet
6 75 (36.41%) MySQL
7 72 (34.95%) Perl
8 70 (33.98%) Ruby
9 69 (33.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (31.07%) Unix
10 64 (31.07%) Red Hat
11 61 (29.61%) CentOS
12 60 (29.13%) Windows
13 59 (28.64%) Ubuntu
14 56 (27.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 56 (27.18%) Apache
15 54 (26.21%) DevOps
16 50 (24.27%) Java
17 43 (20.87%) Git (software)
17 43 (20.87%) High Availability
18 42 (20.39%) Ansible
19 40 (19.42%) Opscode Chef
20 39 (18.93%) Jenkins
21 38 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
22 31 (15.05%) LAMP
22 31 (15.05%) Configuration Management
22 31 (15.05%) Windows Server
23 26 (12.62%) DNS
24 25 (12.14%) Open Source
25 24 (11.65%) Atlassian Bamboo

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 56 (27.18%) Apache
2 21 (10.19%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.28%) nginx
4 7 (3.40%) IIS
5 3 (1.46%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.46%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.46%) Confluence
6 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.19%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (10.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 21 (10.19%) Amazon S3
3 18 (8.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.46%) SaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.62%) DNS
2 21 (10.19%) Internet
3 16 (7.77%) Firewall
3 16 (7.77%) LDAP
4 13 (6.31%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.85%) SSL
6 8 (3.88%) HTTP
7 7 (3.40%) SAN
8 6 (2.91%) SMTP
9 5 (2.43%) DHCP
9 5 (2.43%) DMZ
10 3 (1.46%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.46%) NAS
11 2 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.97%) HSRP
11 2 (0.97%) Intranet
11 2 (0.97%) IPv4
11 2 (0.97%) IPv6
11 2 (0.97%) VLAN
11 2 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (36.41%) MySQL
2 18 (8.74%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.91%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.46%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.46%) Big Data
6 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.97%) OLTP
7 2 (0.97%) VLDB
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (20.87%) Git (software)
2 39 (18.93%) Jenkins
3 24 (11.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (10.19%) Vagrant
5 19 (9.22%) Subversion
6 18 (8.74%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.46%) JIRA
7 3 (1.46%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) RSpec
General
1 7 (3.40%) Finance
2 5 (2.43%) Law
2 5 (2.43%) Marketing
3 4 (1.94%) Advertising
3 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.46%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.97%) Front Office
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.05%) LAMP
2 22 (10.68%) CSS
2 22 (10.68%) HTML
3 19 (9.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (4.37%) Middleware
4 9 (4.37%) Web Services
5 7 (3.40%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (3.40%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (2.43%) JMX
6 5 (2.43%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.97%) J2EE
7 2 (0.97%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.49%) MCollective
8 1 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.83%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.83%) iPhone
3 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.43%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.97%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.97%) iPad
7 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.97%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (33.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 64 (31.07%) Unix
4 61 (29.61%) CentOS
5 60 (29.13%) Windows
6 59 (28.64%) Ubuntu
7 31 (15.05%) Windows Server
8 14 (6.80%) Android
8 14 (6.80%) Debian
9 12 (5.83%) Windows Phone
10 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.94%) Fedora
12 4 (1.94%) Solaris
13 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.97%) OpenBSD
13 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.21%) DevOps
2 43 (20.87%) High Availability
3 31 (15.05%) Configuration Management
4 25 (12.14%) Open Source
5 24 (11.65%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (10.19%) Service Delivery
7 19 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (8.74%) Infrastructure Management
8 18 (8.74%) Integration Testing
9 17 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (8.25%) ITIL
10 13 (6.31%) Project Management
10 13 (6.31%) Time Management
11 9 (4.37%) Scrum
12 7 (3.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.91%) Incident Management
14 5 (2.43%) ITSM
14 5 (2.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (52.91%) Python
2 81 (39.32%) Bash Shell
3 72 (34.95%) Perl
4 70 (33.98%) Ruby
5 50 (24.27%) Java
6 24 (11.65%) PHP
6 24 (11.65%) SQL
7 22 (10.68%) JavaScript
8 19 (9.22%) Korn
9 16 (7.77%) C
10 7 (3.40%) C#
10 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.46%) CCNA
2 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.49%) CEH
4 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) HND
4 1 (0.49%) MCP
4 1 (0.49%) RHCE
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 56 (27.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.74%) Docker
2 18 (8.74%) VirtualBox
3 12 (5.83%) Postfix
4 8 (3.88%) vSphere
5 7 (3.40%) KVM
5 7 (3.40%) vCloud
5 7 (3.40%) Xen
6 4 (1.94%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.46%) NFS
7 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.97%) Samba
8 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.49%) qmail
9 1 (0.49%) Squid
9 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 80 (38.83%) Puppet
2 42 (20.39%) Ansible
3 40 (19.42%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (10.68%) Nagios
5 18 (8.74%) Salt
6 9 (4.37%) Cacti
7 6 (2.91%) Graphite
7 6 (2.91%) logstash
7 6 (2.91%) Munin
8 5 (2.43%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.46%) collectd
9 3 (1.46%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.97%) BMC Marimba
10 2 (0.97%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.97%) cPanel
10 2 (0.97%) Graylog
10 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.97%) StatsD
10 2 (0.97%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 86 (41.75%) VMware
2 64 (31.07%) Red Hat
3 19 (9.22%) Cisco
4 16 (7.77%) Oracle
5 6 (2.91%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.43%) Dell
7 4 (1.94%) Citrix
8 3 (1.46%) MapR
8 3 (1.46%) Sun
9 2 (0.97%) Foundry
9 2 (0.97%) Google
9 2 (0.97%) Veeam
9 2 (0.97%) Veritas
10 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.49%) HP
10 1 (0.49%) Juniper
10 1 (0.49%) Motorola
10 1 (0.49%) SAP
10 1 (0.49%) Sophos
10 1 (0.49%) Trapeze
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Egham
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £49500.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago