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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 314 332 315
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 129 90 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 96 79 124
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £65,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
East Sussex -10 46 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Berkshire +20 33 £35,000 -18.60% 4
Surrey +3 22 £49,500 +13.79% 3
Oxfordshire -7 12 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Hampshire -27 6 £38,250 +17.69% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Thames Valley - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 285 (100.00%) Linux
2 146 (51.23%) Bash Shell
3 132 (46.32%) Red Hat
4 109 (38.25%) Puppet
5 103 (36.14%) Perl
6 92 (32.28%) Python
7 88 (30.88%) Open Source
8 86 (30.18%) MySQL
9 85 (29.82%) Debian
10 82 (28.77%) UNIX
11 74 (25.96%) Ruby
12 72 (25.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 69 (24.21%) Configuration Management
14 64 (22.46%) PostgreSQL
15 62 (21.75%) Apache
16 61 (21.40%) TCP/IP
17 57 (20.00%) Windows
18 55 (19.30%) Ubuntu
19 53 (18.60%) Java
20 51 (17.89%) HTTP
21 50 (17.54%) DNS
21 50 (17.54%) Degree
22 48 (16.84%) VMware
23 46 (16.14%) DevOps
24 44 (15.44%) Relational Database
25 43 (15.09%) Tomcat
26 42 (14.74%) Nagios
27 41 (14.39%) Cisco
28 40 (14.04%) Microsoft
29 38 (13.33%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 62 (21.75%) Apache
2 43 (15.09%) Tomcat
3 38 (13.33%) Node.js
4 22 (7.72%) nginx
5 16 (5.61%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.16%) Confluence
7 4 (1.40%) Jetty
8 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.02%) Basecamp
3 10 (3.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (21.40%) TCP/IP
2 51 (17.89%) HTTP
3 50 (17.54%) DNS
4 38 (13.33%) VoIP
5 35 (12.28%) LDAP
6 32 (11.23%) Internet
7 31 (10.88%) SMTP
8 30 (10.53%) DHCP
9 27 (9.47%) FTP
10 15 (5.26%) Ethernet
10 15 (5.26%) InfiniBand
11 13 (4.56%) SAN
12 11 (3.86%) NAS
13 9 (3.16%) Asterisk PBX
14 7 (2.46%) Firewall
14 7 (2.46%) SSL
15 6 (2.11%) SNMP
16 4 (1.40%) iSCSI
17 3 (1.05%) Kerberos
18 2 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (30.18%) MySQL
2 64 (22.46%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (15.44%) Relational Database
4 38 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 22 (7.72%) HBase
6 9 (3.16%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (10.18%) JIRA
2 21 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.86%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.35%) Hudson
General
1 11 (3.86%) Legal
2 5 (1.75%) Marketing
3 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.40%) Finance
4 2 (0.70%) Law
4 2 (0.70%) Electronics
4 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.02%) Web Services
1 20 (7.02%) LAMP
2 4 (1.40%) J2EE
2 4 (1.40%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.05%) CSS
3 3 (1.05%) HTML
3 3 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.35%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 88 (30.88%) Open Source
2 31 (10.88%) Computer Science
3 21 (7.37%) Social Media
4 8 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.46%) Clustering
5 7 (2.46%) Derivative
6 6 (2.11%) LPAR
7 5 (1.75%) Replication
8 4 (1.40%) Wiki
9 3 (1.05%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.70%) DTV
11 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.35%) Statistics
11 1 (0.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 285 (100.00%) Linux
2 85 (29.82%) Debian
3 82 (28.77%) UNIX
4 72 (25.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (20.00%) Windows
6 55 (19.30%) Ubuntu
7 27 (9.47%) CentOS
8 25 (8.77%) Solaris
9 23 (8.07%) Mac OS X
10 19 (6.67%) Windows 7
11 18 (6.32%) OpenBSD
12 15 (5.26%) AIX
13 12 (4.21%) HPUX
14 7 (2.46%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.75%) SUSE
15 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (1.40%) VMS
17 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (1.05%) Fedora
18 2 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.21%) Configuration Management
2 46 (16.14%) DevOps
3 30 (10.53%) Analytics
4 25 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (8.42%) Time Management
6 23 (8.07%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (7.72%) Performance Monitoring
8 21 (7.37%) Workflow
9 18 (6.32%) Social Media Monitoring
10 15 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.91%) ITIL
11 14 (4.91%) Load Testing
11 14 (4.91%) Build Automation
12 8 (2.81%) Load Balancing
13 6 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (2.11%) Validation
14 5 (1.75%) Information Assurance
14 5 (1.75%) Web Development
14 5 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
15 4 (1.40%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 146 (51.23%) Bash Shell
2 103 (36.14%) Perl
3 92 (32.28%) Python
4 74 (25.96%) Ruby
5 53 (18.60%) Java
6 29 (10.18%) PHP
7 17 (5.96%) Shell Script
8 15 (5.26%) C
9 10 (3.51%) SQL
10 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.35%) AWK
11 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.35%) Lua
11 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.35%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 50 (17.54%) Degree
2 10 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) OCA
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.70%) RHCE
4 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.35%) CCNP
5 1 (0.35%) CCNA
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.56%) QA
2 8 (2.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (11.93%) NFS
2 29 (10.18%) Samba
2 29 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.47%) KVM
4 26 (9.12%) Postfix
5 14 (4.91%) XenServer
6 12 (4.21%) Xen
7 10 (3.51%) Active Directory
8 7 (2.46%) Squid
8 7 (2.46%) vSphere
8 7 (2.46%) Varnish
9 5 (1.75%) qmail
10 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.05%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.35%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.35%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 109 (38.25%) Puppet
2 42 (14.74%) Nagios
3 18 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.51%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.46%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.75%) Cacti
6 5 (1.75%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.05%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.05%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.70%) YUM
9 2 (0.70%) EMC Navisphere
9 2 (0.70%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.70%) Ansible
10 1 (0.35%) Salt
10 1 (0.35%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.35%) Rsyslog
10 1 (0.35%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 132 (46.32%) Red Hat
2 48 (16.84%) VMware
3 41 (14.39%) Cisco
4 40 (14.04%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.26%) Citrix
6 13 (4.56%) HP
7 12 (4.21%) Oracle
8 11 (3.86%) Veritas
9 9 (3.16%) IBM
10 8 (2.81%) JBoss
11 5 (1.75%) Symantec
12 4 (1.40%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.40%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.05%) Infoblox
13 3 (1.05%) Brocade
13 3 (1.05%) EMC
13 3 (1.05%) Sun
14 2 (0.70%) SAP
14 2 (0.70%) Google
14 2 (0.70%) Percona
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