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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 219 206 205
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 18 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 8
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
5611 5878 4988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.08% 95.86% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 4883 4321
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Somerset +15 6 £51,250 +36.66% 2
Dorset - 5 £42,500 -
Bristol -22 3 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Gloucestershire -12 1 £42,500 -
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 30 July 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (56.36%) Puppet
3 29 (52.73%) MySQL
3 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
3 29 (52.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (49.09%) VMware
5 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (43.64%) Bash Shell
6 24 (43.64%) Firewall
6 24 (43.64%) Apache
7 23 (41.82%) Tomcat
7 23 (41.82%) LAMP
8 21 (38.18%) Git (software)
9 20 (36.36%) Web Services
10 18 (32.73%) CentOS
11 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (29.09%) ITIL
13 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
14 14 (25.45%) Windows
14 14 (25.45%) Cisco
14 14 (25.45%) DevOps
15 13 (23.64%) Citrix
15 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (21.82%) Ruby
16 12 (21.82%) Migration
16 12 (21.82%) Fedora
16 12 (21.82%) IBM
16 12 (21.82%) SQL
16 12 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (20.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (43.64%) Apache
2 23 (41.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (43.64%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (7.27%) SAN
3 4 (7.27%) NAS
4 2 (3.64%) Broadband
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.36%) Selenium
General
1 10 (18.18%) Games
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) LAMP
2 20 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (52.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (32.73%) CentOS
4 14 (25.45%) Windows
5 12 (21.82%) Fedora
6 5 (9.09%) UNIX
7 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.45%) Solaris
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) DevOps
3 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.82%) Migration
5 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.64%) Change Management
8 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.64%) Low Latency
9 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Bash Shell
2 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 12 (21.82%) Ruby
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 10 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.18%) XenApp
3 9 (16.36%) Xen
3 9 (16.36%) KVM
4 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (56.36%) Puppet
2 12 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.36%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.45%) Capistrano
5 2 (3.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco
4 13 (23.64%) Citrix
5 12 (21.82%) IBM
6 10 (18.18%) Google
7 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle
9 3 (5.45%) Dell
10 2 (3.64%) EMC
10 2 (3.64%) Sun
10 2 (3.64%) HP
10 2 (3.64%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.64%) NetApp
11 1 (1.82%) Nokia
11 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.82%) Juniper
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