The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 199 215 205
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 37 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 15
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
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
5586 5820 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.72% 95.54% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4687 4858 4538
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Dorset +22 16 £38,750 -26.19%
Devon - 10 - -
Bristol -8 7 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Somerset +20 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 35 (54.69%) MySQL
4 34 (53.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (50.00%) Apache
6 29 (45.31%) Bash Shell
6 29 (45.31%) Puppet
7 27 (42.19%) Tomcat
7 27 (42.19%) VMware
8 24 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (37.50%) CentOS
9 23 (35.94%) LAMP
10 22 (34.38%) Firewall
10 22 (34.38%) Shell Script
10 22 (34.38%) ITIL
11 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
12 20 (31.25%) Web Services
12 20 (31.25%) Cisco
13 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
15 13 (20.31%) Windows
15 13 (20.31%) SQL
15 13 (20.31%) Citrix
15 13 (20.31%) Migration
15 13 (20.31%) Fedora
15 13 (20.31%) Ruby
16 12 (18.75%) DevOps
16 12 (18.75%) IBM
17 11 (17.19%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 32 (50.00%) Apache
2 27 (42.19%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.81%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) Internet
2 6 (9.38%) NAS
3 5 (7.81%) DNS
4 4 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (1.56%) LAN
6 1 (1.56%) WAN
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (54.69%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.50%) Selenium
2 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (15.63%) Games
2 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) LAMP
2 20 (31.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (53.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (37.50%) CentOS
4 13 (20.31%) Windows
4 13 (20.31%) Fedora
5 11 (17.19%) Solaris
6 7 (10.94%) UNIX
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (4.69%) VMS
9 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.13%) HPUX
9 2 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (20.31%) Migration
4 12 (18.75%) DevOps
5 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.38%) Change Management
6 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) Time Management
6 6 (9.38%) Open Source
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) Bash Shell
2 22 (34.38%) Shell Script
3 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 13 (20.31%) Ruby
4 9 (14.06%) Python
5 8 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) RHCA
2 2 (3.13%) SCSA
2 2 (3.13%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.63%) XenApp
3 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.50%) Xen
3 8 (12.50%) KVM
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (45.31%) Puppet
2 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.13%) Ansible
4 2 (3.13%) Capistrano
4 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 27 (42.19%) VMware
3 20 (31.25%) Cisco
4 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.31%) Citrix
6 12 (18.75%) IBM
7 10 (15.63%) Google
8 8 (12.50%) Sun
9 6 (9.38%) Oracle
9 6 (9.38%) NetApp
10 4 (6.25%) HP
11 3 (4.69%) Dell
12 2 (3.13%) Rackspace
12 2 (3.13%) EMC
12 2 (3.13%) Symantec
13 1 (1.56%) Juniper
13 1 (1.56%) Nokia
13 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
Bristol
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago