The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 229 207 220
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.72% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 17
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5038 5827 6047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.58% 97.02% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4266 4916 4967
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Dorset -1 4 £50,000 +21.21%
Bristol +19 2 £45,000 -28.00%
Gloucestershire +4 2 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (62.50%) VMware
3 22 (55.00%) Apache
3 22 (55.00%) MySQL
4 21 (52.50%) LAMP
5 20 (50.00%) Perl
6 19 (47.50%) PHP
7 16 (40.00%) SNMP
7 16 (40.00%) IPv4
7 16 (40.00%) IPv6
7 16 (40.00%) MPLS
7 16 (40.00%) OSPF
7 16 (40.00%) VLAN
7 16 (40.00%) EIGRP
7 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
8 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (30.00%) Puppet
9 12 (30.00%) DevOps
10 11 (27.50%) WAN
10 11 (27.50%) LAN
11 10 (25.00%) Python
11 10 (25.00%) L2TP
11 10 (25.00%) BGP
11 10 (25.00%) Presales
11 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
12 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
13 7 (17.50%) Jenkins

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 22 (55.00%) Apache
2 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) EIGRP
1 16 (40.00%) IPv4
1 16 (40.00%) IPv6
1 16 (40.00%) MPLS
1 16 (40.00%) OSPF
1 16 (40.00%) SNMP
1 16 (40.00%) VLAN
2 11 (27.50%) LAN
2 11 (27.50%) WAN
3 10 (25.00%) BGP
3 10 (25.00%) L2TP
4 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) VoIP
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall
5 4 (10.00%) HTTP
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Infinispan
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) LAMP
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) HornetQ
4 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.00%) CentOS
6 3 (7.50%) Windows
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Debian
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) DevOps
2 10 (25.00%) Presales
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.50%) Kanban
6 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) High Availability
7 2 (5.00%) Open Source
8 1 (2.50%) Analytics
8 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Perl
2 19 (47.50%) PHP
3 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) RHCE
3 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) KVM
3 4 (10.00%) Xen
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Gluster
5 1 (2.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
2 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.50%) Nagios
4 3 (7.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.50%) Check_MK
5 1 (2.50%) Graylog
5 1 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.50%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Qualys
5 1 (2.50%) Sophos
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk
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