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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 225 222 200
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.095% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.099% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
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
6066 5042 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 4423 4648
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 October 2014.

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 October 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 - 7 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -11 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Apache
3 16 (51.61%) MySQL
3 16 (51.61%) Bash Shell
4 15 (48.39%) Open Source
5 14 (45.16%) Internet
6 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
7 11 (35.48%) Perl
7 11 (35.48%) CentOS
8 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (29.03%) UNIX
8 9 (29.03%) Solaris
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco
9 8 (25.81%) IPv4
9 8 (25.81%) IPv6
9 8 (25.81%) Python
10 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) HTTP
10 7 (22.58%) Time Management
10 7 (22.58%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (19.35%) Google
11 6 (19.35%) Google Apps
11 6 (19.35%) Facebook
11 6 (19.35%) Xbox
11 6 (19.35%) VoIP
11 6 (19.35%) WAN
11 6 (19.35%) VMS
11 6 (19.35%) Middleware
12 5 (16.13%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 18 (58.06%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (19.35%) Google Apps
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Internet
2 8 (25.81%) IPv4
2 8 (25.81%) IPv6
3 7 (22.58%) HTTP
4 6 (19.35%) VoIP
4 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
7 1 (3.23%) SSL
7 1 (3.23%) SMTP
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Xbox
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) DTV
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) CentOS
3 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 9 (29.03%) Solaris
4 6 (19.35%) VMS
5 4 (12.90%) Debian
6 2 (6.45%) Fedora
6 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.45%) SUSE
6 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Time Management
2 3 (9.68%) CRM
2 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps
3 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Security
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Bash Shell
2 11 (35.48%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
4 3 (9.68%) C
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) AWK
6 1 (3.23%) PHP5
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCENT
2 1 (3.23%) LPIC
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Xen
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Google
4 6 (19.35%) Facebook
5 3 (9.68%) Sun
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) F5
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