The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 306 273 294
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 152 173 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.77% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.81% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 137 139 139
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex -3 40 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire -19 39 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Hampshire -8 24 £36,250 -6.45% 4
Kent -3 15 £33,500 +11.66%
Oxfordshire -15 12 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Surrey -14 11 £52,500 +26.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £42,000 +9.80%
West Sussex +6 2 £40,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 245 (100.00%) Linux
2 110 (44.90%) Red Hat
3 103 (42.04%) Puppet
4 90 (36.73%) Perl
5 88 (35.92%) Bash Shell
6 83 (33.88%) MySQL
6 83 (33.88%) Python
7 81 (33.06%) Apache
8 75 (30.61%) UNIX
9 74 (30.20%) Debian
10 62 (25.31%) Open Source
11 56 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 55 (22.45%) Windows
13 53 (21.63%) VMware
14 52 (21.22%) Ubuntu
15 50 (20.41%) Ruby
15 50 (20.41%) Nagios
16 40 (16.33%) CentOS
17 38 (15.51%) Degree
17 38 (15.51%) Configuration Management
18 37 (15.10%) Opscode Chef
19 36 (14.69%) KVM
20 35 (14.29%) Analytics
21 32 (13.06%) PHP
22 30 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
22 30 (12.24%) Computer Science
22 30 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (11.84%) Java
24 28 (11.43%) HTTP
25 25 (10.20%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 81 (33.06%) Apache
2 23 (9.39%) nginx
3 20 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 18 (7.35%) Drupal
4 18 (7.35%) Node.js
5 6 (2.45%) Confluence
6 4 (1.63%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.63%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (0.82%) IIS
7 2 (0.82%) Mule
7 2 (0.82%) lighttpd
8 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.41%) WordPress
8 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MS Office
2 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) SaaS
2 10 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.45%) Basecamp
5 3 (1.22%) Route 53
5 3 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.43%) HTTP
2 25 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 25 (10.20%) DNS
2 25 (10.20%) Internet
3 21 (8.57%) SAN
4 18 (7.35%) LDAP
5 15 (6.12%) SMTP
6 14 (5.71%) NAS
7 11 (4.49%) DHCP
8 10 (4.08%) Ethernet
9 8 (3.27%) FTP
10 6 (2.45%) Firewall
10 6 (2.45%) VoIP
11 4 (1.63%) BGP
11 4 (1.63%) SNMP
11 4 (1.63%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.22%) SSL
12 3 (1.22%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.82%) OSPF
13 2 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (33.88%) MySQL
2 30 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 14 (5.71%) HBase
5 9 (3.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.04%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.22%) Big Data
8 3 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.41%) Redis
9 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.98%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.31%) Bitbucket
4 12 (4.90%) JIRA
5 9 (3.67%) Subversion
6 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.82%) Maven
8 1 (0.41%) FishEye
8 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (5.71%) Finance
2 6 (2.45%) Games
3 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (0.41%) Retail
4 1 (0.41%) Marketing
4 1 (0.41%) Electronics
4 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.39%) LAMP
2 15 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (5.71%) XML
4 13 (5.31%) REST
5 10 (4.08%) Web Services
6 3 (1.22%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.22%) Java EE
6 3 (1.22%) .NET
6 3 (1.22%) J2EE
7 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.41%) RESTful
7 1 (0.41%) JSON
7 1 (0.41%) CSS
7 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.31%) Open Source
2 30 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 21 (8.57%) Clustering
4 14 (5.71%) Social Media
5 11 (4.49%) Derivative
6 6 (2.45%) Replication
7 5 (2.04%) Wiki
8 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.63%) Kindle
9 3 (1.22%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.22%) Firmware
10 2 (0.82%) HACMP
10 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.82%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.41%) DTV
11 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 245 (100.00%) Linux
2 75 (30.61%) UNIX
3 74 (30.20%) Debian
4 56 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (22.45%) Windows
6 52 (21.22%) Ubuntu
7 40 (16.33%) CentOS
8 23 (9.39%) Solaris
9 17 (6.94%) AIX
10 12 (4.90%) FreeBSD
11 11 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (4.49%) HPUX
11 11 (4.49%) OpenBSD
12 7 (2.86%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.86%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.63%) VMS
14 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.51%) Configuration Management
2 35 (14.29%) Analytics
3 24 (9.80%) ITIL
4 18 (7.35%) Performance Analysis
5 16 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.71%) Scrum
6 14 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (5.71%) Time Management
6 14 (5.71%) Social Media Monitoring
7 13 (5.31%) Identity Management
8 12 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (4.49%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.27%) Product Management
12 6 (2.45%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.45%) Build Automation
13 5 (2.04%) Automated Testing
13 5 (2.04%) Load Testing
13 5 (2.04%) E-Commerce
13 5 (2.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (36.73%) Perl
2 88 (35.92%) Bash Shell
3 83 (33.88%) Python
4 50 (20.41%) Ruby
5 32 (13.06%) PHP
6 29 (11.84%) Java
7 16 (6.53%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.90%) C
9 10 (4.08%) SQL
10 7 (2.86%) C++
11 3 (1.22%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.22%) Korn
12 2 (0.82%) C-shell
13 1 (0.41%) Clojure
13 1 (0.41%) Scala
13 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (15.51%) Degree
2 20 (8.16%) RHCE
3 14 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (4.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.35%) QA
2 6 (2.45%) SLA
3 4 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (14.69%) KVM
2 30 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.98%) Xen
4 18 (7.35%) XenServer
5 11 (4.49%) Varnish
6 10 (4.08%) NFS
7 6 (2.45%) Samba
7 6 (2.45%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.45%) Postfix
8 5 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (2.04%) Squid
9 4 (1.63%) vSphere
10 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 103 (42.04%) Puppet
2 50 (20.41%) Nagios
3 37 (15.10%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.31%) Vagrant
4 13 (5.31%) NetBackup
5 12 (4.90%) Cobbler
6 9 (3.67%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (2.04%) YUM
8 5 (2.04%) Cacti
9 4 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (1.63%) OpenView
9 4 (1.63%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.82%) EMC Navisphere
12 1 (0.41%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.41%) Plesk
Vendors
1 110 (44.90%) Red Hat
2 53 (21.63%) VMware
3 22 (8.98%) Cisco
3 22 (8.98%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.57%) Citrix
5 15 (6.12%) Veritas
6 14 (5.71%) Oracle
7 11 (4.49%) Symantec
7 11 (4.49%) IBM
8 9 (3.67%) JBoss
9 6 (2.45%) Sun
9 6 (2.45%) Google
9 6 (2.45%) Percona
10 5 (2.04%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.04%) Juniper
11 4 (1.63%) BMC
11 4 (1.63%) HP
11 4 (1.63%) Splunk
12 3 (1.22%) Infoblox
12 3 (1.22%) Brocade
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Pension,Bonus,Training Budget
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum Plus Corp Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Farnborough
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago