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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 326 303 281
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 115 155 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.70% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 90 136 137
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
20117 22039 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.80% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16158 17728 17552
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 £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -17 24 £50,000 +42.85% 3
West Sussex +31 23 £40,000 -
East Sussex -31 21 £40,000 - 5
Hampshire -1 19 £45,000 +24.13%
Oxfordshire +13 15 £44,500 -19.09%
Surrey +21 10 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £40,500 -3.57%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Linux
2 130 (58.82%) Perl
3 120 (54.30%) Red Hat
4 107 (48.42%) VMware
5 102 (46.15%) Python
6 101 (45.70%) Puppet
7 91 (41.18%) Bash Shell
8 89 (40.27%) CentOS
9 77 (34.84%) MySQL
10 76 (34.39%) UNIX
10 76 (34.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 66 (29.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 65 (29.41%) Open Source
13 61 (27.60%) Ubuntu
14 51 (23.08%) Shell Script
15 49 (22.17%) Ruby
16 47 (21.27%) Cisco
16 47 (21.27%) Microsoft
17 46 (20.81%) Windows
18 45 (20.36%) Apache
19 43 (19.46%) Oracle
19 43 (19.46%) DevOps
20 40 (18.10%) Debian
20 40 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
21 37 (16.74%) PHP
22 33 (14.93%) Tomcat
23 32 (14.48%) HP
24 31 (14.03%) TCP/IP
24 31 (14.03%) Solaris
25 30 (13.57%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (20.36%) Apache
2 33 (14.93%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.69%) nginx
3 17 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 10 (4.52%) IIS
5 8 (3.62%) Confluence
6 7 (3.17%) JBoss
7 3 (1.36%) Drupal
7 3 (1.36%) Moodle
8 2 (0.90%) Eucalyptus
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) Jetty
9 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.45%) WordPress
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 40 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.62%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.81%) Route 53
5 2 (0.90%) CodePlex
6 1 (0.45%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.03%) TCP/IP
2 28 (12.67%) DNS
2 28 (12.67%) Internet
3 24 (10.86%) SMTP
4 18 (8.14%) SAN
5 17 (7.69%) HTTP
6 14 (6.33%) BGP
7 13 (5.88%) IMAP
7 13 (5.88%) Network Security
8 10 (4.52%) Firewall
8 10 (4.52%) FTP
9 9 (4.07%) LDAP
9 9 (4.07%) SSH
9 9 (4.07%) BIG-IP
10 8 (3.62%) Telnet
11 4 (1.81%) VoIP
11 4 (1.81%) OSPF
12 3 (1.36%) VPN
12 3 (1.36%) NAS
12 3 (1.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (34.84%) MySQL
2 19 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.52%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.62%) MariaDB
5 8 (3.62%) Redis
6 6 (2.71%) Informix
7 5 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.26%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.81%) Riak
8 4 (1.81%) DB2
8 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.24%) Subversion
3 8 (3.62%) JIRA
3 8 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.81%) Hudson
4 4 (1.81%) Selenium
4 4 (1.81%) Maven
4 4 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.90%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.90%) Bazaar
General
1 11 (4.98%) Finance
2 9 (4.07%) Games
3 8 (3.62%) French Language
4 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.31%) LAMP
2 21 (9.50%) Web Services
3 6 (2.71%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (2.71%) Memcached
4 3 (1.36%) OAuth
4 3 (1.36%) .NET
5 2 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.90%) Sensu
6 1 (0.45%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (29.41%) Open Source
2 23 (10.41%) Derivative
3 14 (6.33%) Blackberry
3 14 (6.33%) iPhone
4 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.71%) Eurex
7 6 (2.71%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.26%) Clustering
9 4 (1.81%) Wiki
9 4 (1.81%) Equities
10 3 (1.36%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.36%) CMDB
10 3 (1.36%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.36%) Replication
11 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.45%) Statistics
12 1 (0.45%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 221 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (40.27%) CentOS
3 76 (34.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 76 (34.39%) UNIX
4 61 (27.60%) Ubuntu
5 46 (20.81%) Windows
6 40 (18.10%) Debian
7 31 (14.03%) Solaris
8 23 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (8.60%) Android
9 19 (8.60%) Oracle Linux
9 19 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (6.33%) Windows Phone
11 9 (4.07%) SUSE
12 8 (3.62%) Fedora
13 5 (2.26%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.81%) FreeBSD
15 3 (1.36%) AIX
15 3 (1.36%) HPUX
16 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.46%) DevOps
2 29 (13.12%) ITIL
3 23 (10.41%) Time Management
4 19 (8.60%) Service Delivery
4 19 (8.60%) Security Management
4 19 (8.60%) Software Testing
5 18 (8.14%) Configuration Management
6 11 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (4.98%) Load Balancing
7 10 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.07%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.26%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (1.81%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (1.81%) Scrum
11 4 (1.81%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (1.36%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (1.36%) Validation
13 2 (0.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 130 (58.82%) Perl
2 102 (46.15%) Python
3 91 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 51 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 49 (22.17%) Ruby
6 37 (16.74%) PHP
7 29 (13.12%) Java
8 8 (3.62%) VBScript
9 6 (2.71%) SQL
10 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.36%) C++
11 3 (1.36%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.36%) Tcl
12 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.90%) C
12 2 (0.90%) C#
13 1 (0.45%) C-shell
13 1 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (12.22%) RHCE
1 27 (12.22%) RHCSA
2 20 (9.05%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.60%) DV Cleared
4 16 (7.24%) Degree
5 9 (4.07%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) LPIC
7 1 (0.45%) MCITP
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.81%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (29.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.41%) KVM
3 22 (9.95%) vSphere
4 20 (9.05%) Xen
5 8 (3.62%) Varnish
5 8 (3.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (3.62%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.36%) NFS
7 3 (1.36%) Firmware
8 2 (0.90%) Samba
8 2 (0.90%) vCloud
8 2 (0.90%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.90%) iptables
9 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.45%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 101 (45.70%) Puppet
2 30 (13.57%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (9.05%) Nagios
4 6 (2.71%) ZABBIX
4 6 (2.71%) Capistrano
4 6 (2.71%) Ansible
4 6 (2.71%) Opsview
5 5 (2.26%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.81%) Cobbler
6 4 (1.81%) Cacti
6 4 (1.81%) Salt
7 3 (1.36%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.90%) OpenView
8 2 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.90%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.45%) Munin
9 1 (0.45%) Plesk
9 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 120 (54.30%) Red Hat
2 107 (48.42%) VMware
3 47 (21.27%) Cisco
3 47 (21.27%) Microsoft
4 43 (19.46%) Oracle
5 32 (14.48%) HP
6 22 (9.95%) Juniper
7 9 (4.07%) hybris
8 8 (3.62%) Intel
9 7 (3.17%) IBM
10 6 (2.71%) Sun
10 6 (2.71%) Citrix
10 6 (2.71%) Patsystems
10 6 (2.71%) GL TRADE
10 6 (2.71%) NYFIX
11 5 (2.26%) New Relic
12 4 (1.81%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.36%) Fidessa
13 3 (1.36%) EMC
14 2 (0.90%) BMC
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