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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 223 208 206
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
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
5997 5024 5316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.21% 95.28% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5028 4376 4693
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
Bristol - 7 £37,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -10 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Apache
3 16 (51.61%) MySQL
4 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
5 14 (45.16%) Open Source
6 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
6 13 (41.94%) Internet
7 12 (38.71%) CentOS
8 10 (32.26%) Perl
9 9 (29.03%) UNIX
9 9 (29.03%) Solaris
9 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (25.81%) IPv4
10 8 (25.81%) IPv6
10 8 (25.81%) Python
11 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco
11 7 (22.58%) HTTP
11 7 (22.58%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (19.35%) Google
12 6 (19.35%) Time Management
12 6 (19.35%) Facebook
12 6 (19.35%) Xbox
12 6 (19.35%) Google Apps
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 6 (19.35%) VoIP
12 6 (19.35%) WAN
12 6 (19.35%) VMS
12 6 (19.35%) Middleware
13 5 (16.13%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (19.35%) Google Apps
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Internet
2 8 (25.81%) IPv4
2 8 (25.81%) IPv6
3 7 (22.58%) HTTP
4 6 (19.35%) VoIP
4 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
7 1 (3.23%) SSL
7 1 (3.23%) SMTP
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Xbox
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) DTV
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) CentOS
3 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 9 (29.03%) Solaris
4 6 (19.35%) VMS
5 5 (16.13%) Debian
6 2 (6.45%) Fedora
6 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.45%) SUSE
6 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Time Management
2 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (9.68%) CRM
3 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Security
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
2 10 (32.26%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
4 3 (9.68%) C
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) AWK
6 1 (3.23%) PHP5
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCENT
2 1 (3.23%) LPIC
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Xen
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Google
3 6 (19.35%) Facebook
4 3 (9.68%) Sun
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) F5
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum 37.5 hrs 27 days holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago