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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 315 316 280
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 129 120 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.54% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.57% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 108 105 131
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £50,000
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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Berkshire -7 25 £50,000 +42.85% 5
East Sussex -9 25 £40,000 - 4
West Sussex +27 23 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire -3 19 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Surrey +11 18 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Oxfordshire +7 11 £44,500 -17.20% 3
Middlesex - 3 £57,500 -
Kent +8 2 £37,500 +11.94%
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £30,250 -26.21%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Linux
2 134 (54.92%) Perl
3 129 (52.87%) Red Hat
4 111 (45.49%) Python
5 107 (43.85%) VMware
6 106 (43.44%) Puppet
7 91 (37.30%) Bash Shell
7 91 (37.30%) CentOS
8 83 (34.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 83 (34.02%) MySQL
9 73 (29.92%) Ubuntu
10 71 (29.10%) UNIX
11 70 (28.69%) Open Source
12 67 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (23.77%) Shell Script
14 55 (22.54%) Windows
15 52 (21.31%) Ruby
16 48 (19.67%) Cisco
16 48 (19.67%) DevOps
17 46 (18.85%) Microsoft
18 45 (18.44%) Apache
19 43 (17.62%) Debian
20 42 (17.21%) Oracle
21 40 (16.39%) PHP
22 32 (13.11%) Solaris
23 31 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
24 30 (12.30%) TCP/IP
24 30 (12.30%) Time Management
25 29 (11.89%) DNS
25 29 (11.89%) LAMP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (18.44%) Apache
2 23 (9.43%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.15%) nginx
4 11 (4.51%) Apache Solr
4 11 (4.51%) IIS
5 7 (2.87%) Confluence
5 7 (2.87%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.23%) Moodle
6 3 (1.23%) JBoss
6 3 (1.23%) Drupal
7 2 (0.82%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (0.82%) CMS
8 1 (0.41%) Jetty
8 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.41%) WordPress
8 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.79%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.33%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.05%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (1.64%) Route 53
6 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.30%) TCP/IP
2 29 (11.89%) DNS
3 26 (10.66%) Internet
4 24 (9.84%) SMTP
5 22 (9.02%) SAN
6 17 (6.97%) HTTP
7 14 (5.74%) BGP
7 14 (5.74%) Network Security
8 13 (5.33%) IMAP
9 12 (4.92%) Firewall
10 11 (4.51%) FTP
11 10 (4.10%) SSH
12 9 (3.69%) BIG-IP
13 8 (3.28%) Telnet
13 8 (3.28%) LDAP
14 5 (2.05%) VoIP
15 4 (1.64%) OSPF
15 4 (1.64%) OpenLDAP
16 3 (1.23%) VLAN
16 3 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (34.02%) MySQL
2 18 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.33%) Redis
4 11 (4.51%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.10%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.87%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.05%) Informix
8 5 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.64%) Riak
9 4 (1.64%) DB2
10 3 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.38%) Subversion
3 7 (2.87%) JIRA
3 7 (2.87%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.64%) Maven
5 3 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.82%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.82%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.82%) Bazaar
General
1 15 (6.15%) Finance
2 9 (3.69%) Games
3 8 (3.28%) French Language
4 4 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.89%) LAMP
2 21 (8.61%) Web Services
3 7 (2.87%) Memcached
4 5 (2.05%) ZeroMQ
4 5 (2.05%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.64%) Middleware
6 3 (1.23%) OAuth
7 2 (0.82%) Sensu
7 2 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.82%) .NET
8 1 (0.41%) COM
8 1 (0.41%) XML
8 1 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (28.69%) Open Source
2 19 (7.79%) Derivative
3 15 (6.15%) Blackberry
3 15 (6.15%) iPhone
4 10 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.05%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.64%) Clustering
7 4 (1.64%) Wiki
8 3 (1.23%) CMDB
8 3 (1.23%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.23%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.23%) Equities
8 3 (1.23%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.41%) Statistics
9 1 (0.41%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 244 (100.00%) Linux
2 91 (37.30%) CentOS
3 83 (34.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 73 (29.92%) Ubuntu
5 71 (29.10%) UNIX
6 55 (22.54%) Windows
7 43 (17.62%) Debian
8 32 (13.11%) Solaris
9 22 (9.02%) Android
10 21 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
11 16 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (6.15%) Windows Phone
13 12 (4.92%) Fedora
14 9 (3.69%) SUSE
15 7 (2.87%) Apple iOS
16 6 (2.46%) Windows 7
17 4 (1.64%) Mac OS X Server
17 4 (1.64%) Mac OS X
17 4 (1.64%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.67%) DevOps
2 30 (12.30%) Time Management
3 23 (9.43%) ITIL
4 22 (9.02%) Configuration Management
5 19 (7.79%) Software Testing
6 16 (6.56%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.56%) Security Management
7 14 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.33%) Load Balancing
9 7 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.46%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (2.05%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.05%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.05%) Workflow
12 4 (1.64%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (1.23%) Validation
13 3 (1.23%) E-Commerce
13 3 (1.23%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (1.23%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (54.92%) Perl
2 111 (45.49%) Python
3 91 (37.30%) Bash Shell
4 58 (23.77%) Shell Script
5 52 (21.31%) Ruby
6 40 (16.39%) PHP
7 24 (9.84%) Java
8 9 (3.69%) SQL
8 9 (3.69%) VBScript
9 4 (1.64%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.23%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.82%) Tcl
11 2 (0.82%) C
11 2 (0.82%) C#
11 2 (0.82%) C++
11 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.41%) AWK
12 1 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (9.43%) RHCE
1 23 (9.43%) RHCSA
2 17 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.56%) DV Cleared
3 16 (6.56%) Degree
4 11 (4.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.82%) CCNA
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) CCNP
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.41%) LPIC
7 1 (0.41%) MCITP
7 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.64%) QA
3 3 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.48%) KVM
3 24 (9.84%) Xen
4 20 (8.20%) vSphere
5 9 (3.69%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.87%) NFS
8 6 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.05%) Varnish
10 3 (1.23%) Firmware
11 2 (0.82%) Samba
11 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.82%) vCloud
11 2 (0.82%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.82%) iptables
12 1 (0.41%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 106 (43.44%) Puppet
2 31 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (9.02%) Nagios
4 9 (3.69%) Ansible
5 8 (3.28%) ZABBIX
6 7 (2.87%) Capistrano
6 7 (2.87%) Opsview
7 5 (2.05%) Cobbler
7 5 (2.05%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.64%) Cacti
8 4 (1.64%) Salt
9 3 (1.23%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.82%) OpenView
10 2 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.82%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.41%) Munin
11 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.41%) Plesk
11 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 129 (52.87%) Red Hat
2 107 (43.85%) VMware
3 48 (19.67%) Cisco
4 46 (18.85%) Microsoft
5 42 (17.21%) Oracle
6 29 (11.89%) HP
7 22 (9.02%) Juniper
8 9 (3.69%) Intel
8 9 (3.69%) Sun
8 9 (3.69%) hybris
9 7 (2.87%) Citrix
10 6 (2.46%) Fidessa
10 6 (2.46%) IBM
11 5 (2.05%) New Relic
11 5 (2.05%) Patsystems
11 5 (2.05%) GL TRADE
11 5 (2.05%) NYFIX
12 4 (1.64%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.23%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.23%) Google
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Salary: £40000.00 - £49000.00 per annum + + 10% Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: Unspecified + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
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Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + share options + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
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