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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 339 324 286
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 114 136 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.66% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.68% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 108 104 166
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
17914 20006 22145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 97.06% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 16149 17916
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +34 34 £53,500 +12.63% 8
Hampshire +15 24 £33,500 -25.55%
Berkshire +3 22 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Oxfordshire -12 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East Sussex -19 9 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +25 5 £55,000 +24.29%
Kent +5 3 £30,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Linux
2 97 (50.26%) Python
3 94 (48.70%) VMware
4 93 (48.19%) Puppet
5 92 (47.67%) MySQL
6 67 (34.72%) Bash Shell
7 65 (33.68%) Ansible
8 62 (32.12%) Opscode Chef
8 62 (32.12%) Unix
9 59 (30.57%) Ruby
10 58 (30.05%) Apache
11 54 (27.98%) LAMP
11 54 (27.98%) DevOps
12 53 (27.46%) Ubuntu
12 53 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (27.46%) Amazon AWS
13 51 (26.42%) Perl
14 50 (25.91%) High Availability
15 47 (24.35%) nginx
16 45 (23.32%) Red Hat
17 44 (22.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 43 (22.28%) CentOS
19 41 (21.24%) Jenkins
19 41 (21.24%) Windows
20 40 (20.73%) DNS
21 38 (19.69%) PHP
22 36 (18.65%) Java
22 36 (18.65%) Configuration Management
23 34 (17.62%) Nagios
24 32 (16.58%) Continuous Integration

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 58 (30.05%) Apache
2 47 (24.35%) nginx
3 23 (11.92%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.15%) JBoss
6 7 (3.63%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.63%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.11%) IIS
8 3 (1.55%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 53 (27.46%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.88%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (10.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 20 (10.36%) Amazon S3
3 20 (10.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.55%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.04%) GitHub
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.04%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.73%) DNS
2 21 (10.88%) Firewall
3 17 (8.81%) LDAP
4 15 (7.77%) Internet
4 15 (7.77%) SSL
5 14 (7.25%) DHCP
6 13 (6.74%) VPN
7 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.18%) HTTP
9 6 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (3.11%) IPsec
9 6 (3.11%) SMTP
10 4 (2.07%) SAN
11 3 (1.55%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.55%) NAS
11 3 (1.55%) NetScreen
12 2 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.04%) FTP
12 2 (1.04%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (47.67%) MySQL
2 20 (10.36%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.15%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.55%) Big Data
7 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.55%) OLTP
8 2 (1.04%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (21.24%) Jenkins
2 30 (15.54%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (10.88%) Vagrant
5 20 (10.36%) TeamCity
6 16 (8.29%) Subversion
7 1 (0.52%) Ant
7 1 (0.52%) RSpec
General
1 27 (13.99%) Marketing
2 20 (10.36%) Law
3 8 (4.15%) Publishing
4 4 (2.07%) Advertising
5 3 (1.55%) Finance
5 3 (1.55%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.98%) LAMP
2 24 (12.44%) LEMP Stack
3 14 (7.25%) CSS
3 14 (7.25%) HTML
4 11 (5.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (5.18%) Web Services
6 6 (3.11%) MCollective
6 6 (3.11%) Middleware
7 3 (1.55%) JMX
8 1 (0.52%) SAML
8 1 (0.52%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.66%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.66%) iPhone
3 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.55%) Clustering
4 3 (1.55%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 193 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (32.12%) Unix
3 53 (27.46%) Ubuntu
4 44 (22.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (22.28%) CentOS
6 41 (21.24%) Windows
7 25 (12.95%) Windows Server
8 15 (7.77%) Debian
9 12 (6.22%) Solaris
10 9 (4.66%) Android
10 9 (4.66%) Windows Phone
11 6 (3.11%) FreeBSD
12 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.55%) AIX
13 3 (1.55%) Fedora
13 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.98%) DevOps
2 50 (25.91%) High Availability
3 36 (18.65%) Configuration Management
4 32 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (11.92%) Service Delivery
6 20 (10.36%) Infrastructure Management
6 20 (10.36%) Integration Testing
6 20 (10.36%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (9.33%) Open Source
9 12 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (5.70%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.18%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (5.18%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.66%) Time Management
12 9 (4.66%) Web Operations
13 8 (4.15%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.15%) Load Balancing
14 6 (3.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 97 (50.26%) Python
2 67 (34.72%) Bash Shell
3 59 (30.57%) Ruby
4 51 (26.42%) Perl
5 38 (19.69%) PHP
6 36 (18.65%) Java
7 14 (7.25%) JavaScript
7 14 (7.25%) SQL
8 13 (6.74%) Korn
9 5 (2.59%) C
10 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.55%) Go
11 3 (1.55%) R
12 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (4.15%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) RHCE
3 2 (1.04%) CCNA
3 2 (1.04%) CCNP
3 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.40%) Docker
3 20 (10.36%) VirtualBox
4 10 (5.18%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.18%) KVM
5 9 (4.66%) Squid
6 7 (3.63%) Postfix
6 7 (3.63%) qmail
7 5 (2.59%) Xen
8 3 (1.55%) NFS
8 3 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.04%) vCloud
9 2 (1.04%) vSphere
10 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 93 (48.19%) Puppet
2 65 (33.68%) Ansible
3 62 (32.12%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (17.62%) Nagios
5 21 (10.88%) Salt
6 13 (6.74%) ZABBIX
7 10 (5.18%) Cacti
8 9 (4.66%) HAProxy
8 9 (4.66%) logstash
9 6 (3.11%) collectd
9 6 (3.11%) Ganglia
9 6 (3.11%) Graphite
10 4 (2.07%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.04%) cPanel
11 2 (1.04%) Munin
12 1 (0.52%) Icinga
12 1 (0.52%) Plesk
12 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 94 (48.70%) VMware
2 45 (23.32%) Red Hat
3 22 (11.40%) Cisco
4 11 (5.70%) Rackspace
5 8 (4.15%) Oracle
6 7 (3.63%) Splunk
7 5 (2.59%) Juniper
8 4 (2.07%) Citrix
8 4 (2.07%) Google
9 3 (1.55%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.55%) Veritas
10 2 (1.04%) Sophos
11 1 (0.52%) F5
11 1 (0.52%) Remedy
11 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds
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