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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 334 310 265
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 103 95 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.47% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.50% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 89 82 163
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Surrey -4 20 £50,000 +7.52% 5
Hampshire -9 19 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Berkshire -16 19 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire -7 17 £43,000 -21.81% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 6 £29,250 -
Kent -1 6 £37,500 -
East Sussex -5 6 £40,000 - 1
Middlesex +18 5 £51,500 -26.42% 2
West Sussex - 5 £55,000 - 3
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Linux
2 118 (51.53%) Red Hat
3 108 (47.16%) Perl
4 91 (39.74%) Bash Shell
4 91 (39.74%) Puppet
5 89 (38.86%) Python
6 87 (37.99%) CentOS
7 77 (33.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 77 (33.62%) MySQL
8 76 (33.19%) VMware
9 72 (31.44%) Ubuntu
10 70 (30.57%) Open Source
11 53 (23.14%) Windows
12 50 (21.83%) UNIX
12 50 (21.83%) Shell Script
13 49 (21.40%) Apache
14 48 (20.96%) PHP
15 44 (19.21%) Debian
15 44 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (18.34%) Cisco
17 41 (17.90%) Ruby
18 39 (17.03%) DevOps
19 36 (15.72%) TCP/IP
20 34 (14.85%) LAMP
21 33 (14.41%) Configuration Management
22 32 (13.97%) Microsoft
22 32 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
23 29 (12.66%) Web Services
24 25 (10.92%) Solaris
25 24 (10.48%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 49 (21.40%) Apache
2 18 (7.86%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.55%) OpenStack
4 12 (5.24%) Node.js
4 12 (5.24%) nginx
5 11 (4.80%) IIS
6 8 (3.49%) JBoss
7 5 (2.18%) Confluence
8 2 (0.87%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) Drupal
9 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
9 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.62%) MS Office
1 6 (2.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.68%) Amazon S3
3 12 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.93%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.75%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.44%) SaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.72%) TCP/IP
2 24 (10.48%) DNS
3 23 (10.04%) SAN
4 20 (8.73%) Internet
4 20 (8.73%) VoIP
5 16 (6.99%) SMTP
5 16 (6.99%) FTP
6 10 (4.37%) HTTP
6 10 (4.37%) SSH
7 9 (3.93%) IMAP
8 8 (3.49%) Telnet
8 8 (3.49%) LDAP
9 7 (3.06%) DHCP
10 6 (2.62%) Network Security
11 5 (2.18%) OpenLDAP
11 5 (2.18%) Firewall
12 4 (1.75%) NAS
12 4 (1.75%) InfiniBand
12 4 (1.75%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (33.62%) MySQL
2 17 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (6.55%) Redis
3 15 (6.55%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.68%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.68%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.06%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.06%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.75%) Informix
6 4 (1.75%) HBase
7 3 (1.31%) Riak
7 3 (1.31%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.87%) DB2
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (6.11%) Subversion
2 11 (4.80%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.93%) JIRA
4 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (5.68%) Finance
2 9 (3.93%) Games
3 8 (3.49%) French Language
4 5 (2.18%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
6 2 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.85%) LAMP
2 29 (12.66%) Web Services
3 10 (4.37%) Memcached
4 9 (3.93%) ZeroMQ
5 4 (1.75%) Middleware
5 4 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.44%) XML
6 1 (0.44%) HTML
6 1 (0.44%) .NET
6 1 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 70 (30.57%) Open Source
2 11 (4.80%) Derivative
3 10 (4.37%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.37%) iPhone
4 9 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.18%) Social Media
6 4 (1.75%) Replication
6 4 (1.75%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.31%) Equities
7 3 (1.31%) Wiki
8 2 (0.87%) CMDB
8 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.87%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.44%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 229 (100.00%) Linux
2 87 (37.99%) CentOS
3 77 (33.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 72 (31.44%) Ubuntu
5 53 (23.14%) Windows
6 50 (21.83%) UNIX
7 44 (19.21%) Debian
8 25 (10.92%) Solaris
9 15 (6.55%) Android
9 15 (6.55%) Windows 7
10 13 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (5.68%) Mac OS X
11 12 (5.24%) Fedora
12 10 (4.37%) Windows Phone
13 7 (3.06%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (3.06%) SUSE
14 5 (2.18%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.75%) FreeBSD
15 4 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.03%) DevOps
2 33 (14.41%) Configuration Management
3 24 (10.48%) Time Management
4 15 (6.55%) ITIL
5 14 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (5.68%) Workflow
7 11 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (4.37%) Software Testing
9 9 (3.93%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (3.49%) Load Balancing
11 7 (3.06%) Analytics
11 7 (3.06%) Security Management
11 7 (3.06%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.62%) Server Monitoring
13 4 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (1.75%) Mentoring
13 4 (1.75%) Social Media Monitoring
13 4 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (1.75%) Data Management
13 4 (1.75%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (47.16%) Perl
2 91 (39.74%) Bash Shell
3 89 (38.86%) Python
4 50 (21.83%) Shell Script
5 48 (20.96%) PHP
6 41 (17.90%) Ruby
7 21 (9.17%) Java
8 15 (6.55%) SQL
9 9 (3.93%) VBScript
10 7 (3.06%) C
11 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.87%) AWK
12 1 (0.44%) Tcl
12 1 (0.44%) tcsh
12 1 (0.44%) C#
12 1 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.17%) Degree
2 15 (6.55%) RHCE
3 13 (5.68%) RHCSA
4 8 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.06%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.31%) CCNA
6 3 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.87%) CCNP
7 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.44%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.04%) KVM
3 21 (9.17%) NFS
4 13 (5.68%) Samba
4 13 (5.68%) vSphere
5 12 (5.24%) Xen
6 9 (3.93%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.49%) LXC
8 6 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.18%) Postfix
10 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
11 3 (1.31%) Varnish
12 2 (0.87%) vCloud
12 2 (0.87%) Squid
13 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.44%) qmail
13 1 (0.44%) Firmware
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.44%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 91 (39.74%) Puppet
2 23 (10.04%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.30%) Nagios
4 7 (3.06%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.62%) Ansible
5 6 (2.62%) Opsview
5 6 (2.62%) CFEngine
6 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.75%) Salt
7 4 (1.75%) Graphite
8 3 (1.31%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.31%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.31%) Cacti
9 2 (0.87%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.87%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.44%) Plesk
10 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 118 (51.53%) Red Hat
2 76 (33.19%) VMware
3 42 (18.34%) Cisco
4 32 (13.97%) Microsoft
5 24 (10.48%) Oracle
6 19 (8.30%) HP
7 17 (7.42%) Juniper
8 9 (3.93%) Intel
8 9 (3.93%) IBM
9 8 (3.49%) Citrix
10 6 (2.62%) Fidessa
11 5 (2.18%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.75%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.75%) Patsystems
12 4 (1.75%) GL TRADE
12 4 (1.75%) NYFIX
12 4 (1.75%) Sun
13 3 (1.31%) EMC
13 3 (1.31%) New Relic
14 2 (0.87%) Percona
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire (OX14)
Guru Careers
Salary: £30 - 35k
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum + benefits + share options
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 19 days ago