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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 364 324 336
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 74 129 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.61% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 56 95 79
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £31,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +0.61%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 24 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Hampshire +21 21 £40,000 +4.57% 2
East Sussex -16 12 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -1 7 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Kent - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire -16 2 £40,000 -
Surrey -16 2 £52,500 +6.06% 1
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Linux
2 85 (48.30%) Perl
3 82 (46.59%) Python
4 77 (43.75%) Bash Shell
4 77 (43.75%) Puppet
5 71 (40.34%) MySQL
6 69 (39.20%) Red Hat
7 59 (33.52%) UNIX
8 58 (32.95%) CentOS
9 57 (32.39%) Ruby
9 57 (32.39%) VMware
10 49 (27.84%) DevOps
11 43 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (23.86%) Tomcat
13 41 (23.30%) Ubuntu
14 38 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (20.45%) Apache
16 35 (19.89%) Open Source
17 31 (17.61%) Oracle
17 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
17 31 (17.61%) Shell Script
18 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
19 28 (15.91%) PHP
19 28 (15.91%) Java
20 27 (15.34%) Internet
20 27 (15.34%) Debian
21 26 (14.77%) Nagios
21 26 (14.77%) Cisco
22 25 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
23 24 (13.64%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (23.86%) Tomcat
2 36 (20.45%) Apache
3 14 (7.95%) Apache Solr
4 12 (6.82%) nginx
4 12 (6.82%) JBoss
5 7 (3.98%) Drupal
6 4 (2.27%) Confluence
7 3 (1.70%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.14%) Moodle
8 2 (1.14%) Eucalyptus
8 2 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.70%) Responsys
3 3 (1.70%) Taleo
4 2 (1.14%) CodePlex
5 1 (0.57%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
2 27 (15.34%) Internet
3 19 (10.80%) DNS
4 15 (8.52%) HTTP
5 14 (7.95%) SMTP
6 10 (5.68%) LDAP
7 9 (5.11%) SAN
8 8 (4.55%) Firewall
9 7 (3.98%) BGP
10 6 (3.41%) IMAP
10 6 (3.41%) NAS
11 5 (2.84%) BIG-IP
11 5 (2.84%) VoIP
12 4 (2.27%) Network Security
13 3 (1.70%) OSPF
13 3 (1.70%) SSL
14 2 (1.14%) VPN
14 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
15 1 (0.57%) FTP
15 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (40.34%) MySQL
2 17 (9.66%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.27%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.70%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.14%) DB2
7 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.14%) Big Data
7 2 (1.14%) OLTP
7 2 (1.14%) VLDB
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.39%) Subversion
3 12 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.11%) Hudson
4 9 (5.11%) Selenium
5 7 (3.98%) JIRA
6 3 (1.70%) Maven
7 2 (1.14%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.14%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.14%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (3.98%) Finance
2 4 (2.27%) Publishing
3 3 (1.70%) Banking
3 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.80%) LAMP
2 15 (8.52%) Web Services
3 11 (6.25%) CSS
3 11 (6.25%) HTML
3 11 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (3.41%) Memcached
5 4 (2.27%) Sensu
6 2 (1.14%) OAuth
7 1 (0.57%) MCollective
7 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 11 (6.25%) Derivative
1 11 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.84%) Clustering
6 4 (2.27%) Wiki
6 4 (2.27%) Statistics
7 3 (1.70%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.70%) iPhone
8 2 (1.14%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.14%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.57%) Eurex
9 1 (0.57%) Equities
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 176 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (33.52%) UNIX
3 58 (32.95%) CentOS
4 43 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (23.30%) Ubuntu
6 27 (15.34%) Debian
7 24 (13.64%) Windows
8 14 (7.95%) Solaris
9 13 (7.39%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (3.98%) Android
12 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.27%) SUSE
13 3 (1.70%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (1.14%) Fedora
15 1 (0.57%) AIX
15 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.84%) DevOps
2 35 (19.89%) Open Source
3 24 (13.64%) ITIL
4 17 (9.66%) Configuration Management
5 16 (9.09%) Time Management
6 13 (7.39%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.25%) Server Building
8 10 (5.68%) Security Management
8 10 (5.68%) Software Testing
8 10 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.11%) Scrum
9 9 (5.11%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (1.70%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (1.70%) Line Management
12 3 (1.70%) Performance Management
12 3 (1.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 85 (48.30%) Perl
2 82 (46.59%) Python
3 77 (43.75%) Bash Shell
4 57 (32.39%) Ruby
5 31 (17.61%) Shell Script
6 28 (15.91%) PHP
6 28 (15.91%) Java
7 13 (7.39%) SQL
8 12 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 11 (6.25%) Korn
10 3 (1.70%) AWK
10 3 (1.70%) C-shell
11 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.14%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (7.95%) RHCE
1 14 (7.95%) RHCSA
2 13 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.68%) Degree
3 10 (5.68%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.70%) MySQL Certification
5 3 (1.70%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (0.57%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.39%) KVM
3 11 (6.25%) vSphere
4 10 (5.68%) Xen
5 8 (4.55%) Varnish
6 7 (3.98%) Samba
7 6 (3.41%) Active Directory
8 4 (2.27%) NFS
9 3 (1.70%) Squid
9 3 (1.70%) qmail
10 2 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.14%) vCloud
10 2 (1.14%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.57%) iptables
11 1 (0.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.57%) Gluster
11 1 (0.57%) Firmware
11 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 77 (43.75%) Puppet
2 26 (14.77%) Nagios
3 11 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.98%) Cacti
4 7 (3.98%) Ansible
5 6 (3.41%) Graphite
6 5 (2.84%) Ganglia
7 4 (2.27%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.70%) logstash
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.14%) OpenView
9 2 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.57%) Netcool
10 1 (0.57%) BMC Marimba
10 1 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.57%) Munin
10 1 (0.57%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.57%) collectd
Vendors
1 69 (39.20%) Red Hat
2 57 (32.39%) VMware
3 31 (17.61%) Oracle
4 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
5 26 (14.77%) Cisco
6 13 (7.39%) HP
6 13 (7.39%) Juniper
7 7 (3.98%) Sun
8 4 (2.27%) hybris
9 3 (1.70%) Splunk
9 3 (1.70%) Eloqua
10 2 (1.14%) Google
10 2 (1.14%) Veritas
10 2 (1.14%) IBM
10 2 (1.14%) BMC
11 1 (0.57%) Motorola
11 1 (0.57%) NetApp
11 1 (0.57%) Apple
11 1 (0.57%) NYFIX
11 1 (0.57%) Symantec
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