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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 213 205 199
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 18
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
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
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 +9 8 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Gloucestershire -9 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £37,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Bash Shell
3 15 (51.72%) Apache
3 15 (51.72%) MySQL
4 13 (44.83%) CentOS
5 12 (41.38%) Open Source
6 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
7 10 (34.48%) Internet
8 9 (31.03%) Solaris
8 9 (31.03%) VMware
8 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
8 9 (31.03%) Python
8 9 (31.03%) UNIX
8 9 (31.03%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (27.59%) Perl
9 8 (27.59%) IPv4
9 8 (27.59%) IPv6
10 7 (24.14%) HTTP
10 7 (24.14%) Debian
10 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (20.69%) Google
11 6 (20.69%) Google Apps
11 6 (20.69%) Facebook
11 6 (20.69%) Xbox
11 6 (20.69%) Finance
11 6 (20.69%) Middleware
11 6 (20.69%) VoIP
11 6 (20.69%) WAN
12 5 (17.24%) SAN
12 5 (17.24%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (51.72%) Apache
2 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Zimbra
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (20.69%) Google Apps
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.34%) SaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Internet
2 8 (27.59%) IPv4
2 8 (27.59%) IPv6
3 7 (24.14%) HTTP
4 6 (20.69%) VoIP
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) SAN
6 3 (10.34%) Firewall
7 2 (6.90%) LDAP
7 2 (6.90%) VLAN
8 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.45%) NAS
8 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.45%) SSH
8 1 (3.45%) SMTP
8 1 (3.45%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) DNS
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) Hazelcast
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.90%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Games
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) Xbox
3 3 (10.34%) DTV
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Derivative
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) CentOS
3 9 (31.03%) Solaris
3 9 (31.03%) UNIX
4 7 (24.14%) Debian
4 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) VMS
5 4 (13.79%) Windows
6 3 (10.34%) Fedora
7 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.90%) SUSE
8 1 (3.45%) AIX
8 1 (3.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (10.34%) Time Management
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.34%) DevOps
2 3 (10.34%) CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
2 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Security
4 1 (3.45%) Kanban
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Bash Shell
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Perl
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) PHP5
5 3 (10.34%) Groovy
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) C
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCENT
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) RHCE
2 1 (3.45%) LPIC
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Squid
2 2 (6.90%) Xen
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.79%) Nagios
2 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Google
3 6 (20.69%) Facebook
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) Sun
5 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Scalix
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.45%) F5
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago