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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 345 356 273
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -83
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 109 97 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.44% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.46% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 95 81 170
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £36,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
20932 20929 21912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.12% 94.85% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16738 17047 18976
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Surrey -2 24 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Berkshire -1 23 £48,000 +12.94%
Hampshire -21 21 £33,500 -16.25% 1
East Sussex 0 18 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 11 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Kent 0 3 £20,000 -46.66% 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 25 November 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Linux
2 112 (47.66%) Red Hat
3 107 (45.53%) Bash Shell
4 95 (40.43%) Puppet
4 95 (40.43%) Perl
5 86 (36.60%) MySQL
6 80 (34.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 77 (32.77%) Python
8 68 (28.94%) Open Source
9 66 (28.09%) Ubuntu
10 60 (25.53%) CentOS
11 58 (24.68%) VMware
12 56 (23.83%) Debian
13 54 (22.98%) UNIX
13 54 (22.98%) Windows
14 53 (22.55%) Apache
15 49 (20.85%) TCP/IP
16 47 (20.00%) Configuration Management
16 47 (20.00%) DevOps
17 46 (19.57%) PHP
18 45 (19.15%) Ruby
19 40 (17.02%) DNS
20 37 (15.74%) Shell Script
21 36 (15.32%) PostgreSQL
22 35 (14.89%) VoIP
22 35 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
23 33 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
23 33 (14.04%) Tomcat
24 32 (13.62%) Cisco
24 32 (13.62%) KVM

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 53 (22.55%) Apache
2 33 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 24 (10.21%) OpenStack
4 20 (8.51%) Node.js
5 14 (5.96%) nginx
6 11 (4.68%) Confluence
7 7 (2.98%) JBoss
8 4 (1.70%) IIS
9 3 (1.28%) Jetty
10 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.55%) MS Office
2 4 (1.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.53%) Basecamp
3 9 (3.83%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.83%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.28%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.85%) TCP/IP
2 40 (17.02%) DNS
3 35 (14.89%) VoIP
4 29 (12.34%) HTTP
5 22 (9.36%) SMTP
5 22 (9.36%) LDAP
5 22 (9.36%) Internet
6 21 (8.94%) FTP
6 21 (8.94%) DHCP
7 14 (5.96%) SAN
8 7 (2.98%) Firewall
8 7 (2.98%) Asterisk PBX
9 6 (2.55%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (2.55%) NAS
10 5 (2.13%) SSH
11 4 (1.70%) IMAP
11 4 (1.70%) InfiniBand
11 4 (1.70%) SSL
11 4 (1.70%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (36.60%) MySQL
2 36 (15.32%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (10.21%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.94%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.68%) Redis
6 9 (3.83%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.70%) HBase
9 3 (1.28%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (10.21%) JIRA
2 19 (8.09%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.96%) Subversion
4 13 (5.53%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (3.40%) Finance
2 7 (2.98%) Legal
3 5 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.70%) Marketing
5 3 (1.28%) French Language
5 3 (1.28%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.19%) Web Services
2 30 (12.77%) LAMP
3 10 (4.26%) Memcached
4 9 (3.83%) ZeroMQ
5 4 (1.70%) Middleware
6 3 (1.28%) HTML
6 3 (1.28%) CSS
7 2 (0.85%) .NET
8 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 68 (28.94%) Open Source
2 14 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.98%) Social Media
5 6 (2.55%) Derivative
6 5 (2.13%) Clustering
6 5 (2.13%) Wiki
7 4 (1.70%) iPhone
7 4 (1.70%) LPAR
7 4 (1.70%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) DTV
9 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 235 (100.00%) Linux
2 80 (34.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 66 (28.09%) Ubuntu
4 60 (25.53%) CentOS
5 56 (23.83%) Debian
6 54 (22.98%) UNIX
6 54 (22.98%) Windows
7 23 (9.79%) Windows 7
8 22 (9.36%) Mac OS X
9 21 (8.94%) Solaris
10 10 (4.26%) Android
11 9 (3.83%) AIX
12 8 (3.40%) HPUX
13 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (2.98%) Fedora
14 6 (2.55%) Apple iOS
15 5 (2.13%) OpenBSD
16 4 (1.70%) SUSE
16 4 (1.70%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (1.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 47 (20.00%) DevOps
2 23 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (9.36%) Time Management
4 21 (8.94%) Workflow
5 17 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (5.96%) ITIL
8 10 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (3.83%) Analytics
10 8 (3.40%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.13%) Information Assurance
11 5 (2.13%) Software Testing
11 5 (2.13%) Load Balancing
12 4 (1.70%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (1.70%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (1.70%) Validation
12 4 (1.70%) Web Development
12 4 (1.70%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (1.70%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 107 (45.53%) Bash Shell
2 95 (40.43%) Perl
3 77 (32.77%) Python
4 46 (19.57%) PHP
5 45 (19.15%) Ruby
6 37 (15.74%) Shell Script
7 30 (12.77%) Java
8 14 (5.96%) SQL
9 7 (2.98%) C
10 4 (1.70%) VBScript
11 3 (1.28%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.85%) AWK
12 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.43%) tcsh
13 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.36%) Degree
2 9 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.13%) RHCE
5 3 (1.28%) CCNA
5 3 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.28%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) CCNP
6 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) MCITP
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (13.62%) KVM
3 31 (13.19%) NFS
4 25 (10.64%) Samba
5 19 (8.09%) LXC
6 18 (7.66%) Postfix
7 10 (4.26%) Xen
8 9 (3.83%) Active Directory
9 5 (2.13%) Squid
9 5 (2.13%) qmail
9 5 (2.13%) vSphere
10 4 (1.70%) Varnish
10 4 (1.70%) XenServer
10 4 (1.70%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.28%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.43%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.43%) QEMU
12 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 95 (40.43%) Puppet
2 22 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (8.51%) Nagios
4 7 (2.98%) Ansible
5 6 (2.55%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.55%) Cacti
6 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.70%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.70%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.70%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.28%) Zenoss
8 3 (1.28%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.28%) Opsview
9 2 (0.85%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.43%) WMI
10 1 (0.43%) WSUS
10 1 (0.43%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.43%) Rsyslog
10 1 (0.43%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 112 (47.66%) Red Hat
2 58 (24.68%) VMware
3 32 (13.62%) Cisco
4 25 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.53%) Oracle
6 10 (4.26%) HP
7 8 (3.40%) Juniper
8 6 (2.55%) Veritas
8 6 (2.55%) Citrix
8 6 (2.55%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.55%) IBM
8 6 (2.55%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.13%) Fidessa
10 4 (1.70%) Intel
10 4 (1.70%) Sun
11 3 (1.28%) New Relic
12 2 (0.85%) Percona
13 1 (0.43%) Google
13 1 (0.43%) SAP
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