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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 243 219 204
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
Average salary £48,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +0.61%
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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +6 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Gloucestershire -17 1 £42,500 -
Bristol -25 1 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 27 (60.00%) Puppet
3 24 (53.33%) VMware
4 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
4 23 (51.11%) MySQL
5 21 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (44.44%) Bash Shell
7 19 (42.22%) Firewall
7 19 (42.22%) LAMP
8 18 (40.00%) Apache
8 18 (40.00%) Tomcat
9 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
10 16 (35.56%) Web Services
11 14 (31.11%) Shell Script
11 14 (31.11%) DevOps
12 13 (28.89%) Windows
12 13 (28.89%) ITIL
13 12 (26.67%) Cisco
13 12 (26.67%) Citrix
13 12 (26.67%) CentOS
13 12 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (22.22%) XenApp
14 10 (22.22%) Google
14 10 (22.22%) Degree
14 10 (22.22%) Games
14 10 (22.22%) IBM
14 10 (22.22%) Python
15 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (40.00%) Apache
1 18 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) NAS
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (22.22%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) LAMP
2 16 (35.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 12 (26.67%) CentOS
5 8 (17.78%) Fedora
6 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.44%) UNIX
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) DevOps
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 14 (31.11%) Shell Script
3 10 (22.22%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) Ruby
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.22%) XenApp
3 9 (20.00%) Xen
3 9 (20.00%) KVM
4 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (60.00%) Puppet
2 12 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (6.67%) Capistrano
5 2 (4.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
3 12 (26.67%) Cisco
3 12 (26.67%) Citrix
4 10 (22.22%) IBM
4 10 (22.22%) Google
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Sun
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