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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 216 208 210
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 22 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 15
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £37,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Gloucestershire -8 8 - - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £38,000 - 1
Bristol +5 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Somerset +11 1 £35,000 -
Devon - 1 £46,000 -
Dorset - 1 £37,500 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (77.14%) Red Hat
3 18 (51.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (45.71%) Apache
4 16 (45.71%) MySQL
5 15 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 14 (40.00%) Perl
7 13 (37.14%) Internet
7 13 (37.14%) Cisco
7 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (37.14%) Time Management
7 13 (37.14%) CentOS
7 13 (37.14%) Open Source
8 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
9 11 (31.43%) Solaris
10 7 (20.00%) UNIX
10 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL
11 6 (17.14%) Sun
12 5 (14.29%) SLA
12 5 (14.29%) VMS
13 4 (11.43%) Oracle
13 4 (11.43%) Change Management
13 4 (11.43%) NetApp
13 4 (11.43%) NAS
13 4 (11.43%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
14 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 3 (8.57%) VMware
15 2 (5.71%) NetBackup

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (45.71%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) NAS
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (37.14%) CentOS
4 11 (31.43%) Solaris
5 7 (20.00%) UNIX
6 5 (14.29%) VMS
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (5.71%) SUSE
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.71%) Windows
8 2 (5.71%) HPUX
9 1 (2.86%) Debian
9 1 (2.86%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Time Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Release Management
5 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 14 (40.00%) Perl
3 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) PHP5
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SCSA
1 2 (5.71%) RHCA
1 2 (5.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Red Hat
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Sun
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) NetApp
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) HP
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago