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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 230 200 206
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 13
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
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 19 September 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 - 6 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -12 2 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Apache
3 14 (53.85%) MySQL
4 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 12 (46.15%) Open Source
5 11 (42.31%) CentOS
6 10 (38.46%) Internet
7 9 (34.62%) Solaris
7 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (34.62%) UNIX
7 9 (34.62%) Python
8 8 (30.77%) IPv4
8 8 (30.77%) IPv6
9 7 (26.92%) HTTP
9 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
9 7 (26.92%) Perl
9 7 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (23.08%) Google Apps
10 6 (23.08%) Facebook
10 6 (23.08%) Xbox
10 6 (23.08%) Google
10 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (23.08%) VoIP
10 6 (23.08%) WAN
10 6 (23.08%) Debian
10 6 (23.08%) Middleware
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) VMS
12 4 (15.38%) Cisco
12 4 (15.38%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (61.54%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) Zimbra
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (23.08%) Google Apps
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Internet
2 8 (30.77%) IPv4
2 8 (30.77%) IPv6
3 7 (26.92%) HTTP
4 6 (23.08%) VoIP
4 6 (23.08%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 2 (7.69%) LDAP
8 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.85%) SSH
8 1 (3.85%) SMTP
8 1 (3.85%) VPN
8 1 (3.85%) DNS
8 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.85%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Back Office
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Open Source
2 6 (23.08%) Xbox
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) DTV
4 2 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) CentOS
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 9 (34.62%) Solaris
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Debian
5 5 (19.23%) VMS
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 2 (7.69%) SUSE
7 2 (7.69%) Fedora
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) CRM
1 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (11.54%) Time Management
2 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 9 (34.62%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) PHP5
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCENT
2 1 (3.85%) RHCE
2 1 (3.85%) LPIC
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Squid
2 2 (7.69%) Xen
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Samba
3 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nagios
1 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) Google
2 6 (23.08%) Facebook
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Sun
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Scalix
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) F5
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago