The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 345 340 302
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 87 129 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.63% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 81 94 147
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
17678 20627 22681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.93% 97.08% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15070 16793 18322
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +61 32 £53,500 - 1
Berkshire -14 17 £56,250 +12.50%
Hampshire +4 16 £32,500 -27.77%
Oxfordshire -16 11 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East Sussex -22 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +19 1 £55,000 +24.29%
Kent +11 1 - - 2
Middlesex +6 1 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 187 (100.00%) Linux
2 98 (52.41%) VMware
3 97 (51.87%) Puppet
4 94 (50.27%) Python
5 88 (47.06%) MySQL
6 71 (37.97%) Opscode Chef
7 68 (36.36%) Ansible
8 62 (33.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 60 (32.09%) Bash Shell
10 59 (31.55%) Ruby
10 59 (31.55%) Unix
11 57 (30.48%) DevOps
12 56 (29.95%) LAMP
13 54 (28.88%) Perl
13 54 (28.88%) Apache
13 54 (28.88%) High Availability
14 53 (28.34%) Amazon AWS
15 51 (27.27%) Red Hat
16 48 (25.67%) Ubuntu
17 44 (23.53%) nginx
18 43 (22.99%) PHP
19 42 (22.46%) Java
20 40 (21.39%) DNS
20 40 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 40 (21.39%) Jenkins
21 34 (18.18%) CentOS
21 34 (18.18%) Nagios
22 33 (17.65%) Configuration Management
22 33 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (16.58%) Marketing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (28.88%) Apache
2 44 (23.53%) nginx
3 20 (10.70%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.28%) JBoss
6 7 (3.74%) OpenStack
7 6 (3.21%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.60%) IIS
9 2 (1.07%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.53%) Confluence
10 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.34%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (12.30%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (11.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 22 (11.76%) Amazon S3
4 21 (11.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.60%) GitHub
5 3 (1.60%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.07%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.39%) DNS
2 21 (11.23%) Firewall
3 18 (9.63%) Internet
4 14 (7.49%) LDAP
4 14 (7.49%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.49%) VPN
5 13 (6.95%) DHCP
6 12 (6.42%) SSL
7 9 (4.81%) HTTP
8 6 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.21%) IPsec
8 6 (3.21%) SMTP
9 5 (2.67%) FTP
10 4 (2.14%) SAN
11 3 (1.60%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.60%) NAS
11 3 (1.60%) NetScreen
12 2 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.07%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.07%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (47.06%) MySQL
2 21 (11.23%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.28%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.21%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.14%) OLTP
7 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.60%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.07%) Big Data
8 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (21.39%) Jenkins
2 24 (12.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 23 (12.30%) Git (software)
4 22 (11.76%) Vagrant
5 21 (11.23%) TeamCity
6 12 (6.42%) Subversion
7 1 (0.53%) Ant
7 1 (0.53%) JIRA
7 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (16.58%) Marketing
2 20 (10.70%) Law
3 8 (4.28%) Publishing
4 4 (2.14%) Advertising
4 4 (2.14%) Finance
4 4 (2.14%) Games
5 2 (1.07%) Electronics
5 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (29.95%) LAMP
2 24 (12.83%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (6.95%) CSS
3 13 (6.95%) HTML
4 11 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (5.35%) Web Services
6 6 (3.21%) MCollective
7 3 (1.60%) JMX
7 3 (1.60%) Middleware
8 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.53%) SAML
8 1 (0.53%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.67%) iPhone
4 3 (1.60%) Clustering
4 3 (1.60%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.07%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (31.55%) Unix
3 48 (25.67%) Ubuntu
4 40 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (18.18%) CentOS
6 30 (16.04%) Windows
7 20 (10.70%) Windows Server
8 17 (9.09%) Debian
9 13 (6.95%) Solaris
10 6 (3.21%) FreeBSD
11 5 (2.67%) Android
11 5 (2.67%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.60%) AIX
12 3 (1.60%) Fedora
12 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.48%) DevOps
2 54 (28.88%) High Availability
3 33 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 33 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (13.90%) Service Delivery
5 21 (11.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (11.23%) Infrastructure Management
5 21 (11.23%) Integration Testing
5 21 (11.23%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (6.95%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.95%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (6.42%) Open Source
8 11 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.81%) Web Operations
10 8 (4.28%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.28%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.21%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 94 (50.27%) Python
2 60 (32.09%) Bash Shell
3 59 (31.55%) Ruby
4 54 (28.88%) Perl
5 43 (22.99%) PHP
6 42 (22.46%) Java
7 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.95%) Korn
9 10 (5.35%) SQL
10 5 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.14%) C
11 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.60%) Go
12 3 (1.60%) R
13 1 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (4.28%) Degree
2 5 (2.67%) RHCE
3 3 (1.60%) CCNA
3 3 (1.60%) CCNP
3 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.07%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (33.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.30%) Docker
3 21 (11.23%) VirtualBox
4 11 (5.88%) KVM
5 10 (5.35%) Squid
6 8 (4.28%) qmail
7 7 (3.74%) Active Directory
8 6 (3.21%) Postfix
9 4 (2.14%) Xen
10 3 (1.60%) NFS
10 3 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 97 (51.87%) Puppet
2 71 (37.97%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (36.36%) Ansible
4 34 (18.18%) Nagios
5 22 (11.76%) Salt
6 13 (6.95%) Cacti
7 12 (6.42%) ZABBIX
8 10 (5.35%) logstash
9 9 (4.81%) HAProxy
10 7 (3.74%) Graphite
11 6 (3.21%) collectd
11 6 (3.21%) Ganglia
12 5 (2.67%) Cobbler
12 5 (2.67%) cPanel
13 4 (2.14%) Munin
14 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 1 (0.53%) Icinga
15 1 (0.53%) Plesk
Vendors
1 98 (52.41%) VMware
2 51 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 24 (12.83%) Cisco
4 11 (5.88%) Rackspace
5 7 (3.74%) Splunk
6 6 (3.21%) Juniper
7 4 (2.14%) Google
7 4 (2.14%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.60%) Citrix
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle
8 3 (1.60%) Veritas
9 2 (1.07%) EMC
9 2 (1.07%) SAP
9 2 (1.07%) Sophos
10 1 (0.53%) F5
10 1 (0.53%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.53%) Qualys
10 1 (0.53%) Remedy
10 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.53%) Sun
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