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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 219 213 211
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 35 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.51% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Dorset +29 23 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bristol -10 7 £42,500 +17.24%
Gloucestershire 0 3 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Devon +4 1 £30,000 +5.26%
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (71.79%) MySQL
3 27 (69.23%) Apache
3 27 (69.23%) LAMP
4 24 (61.54%) VMware
4 24 (61.54%) Perl
4 24 (61.54%) PHP
5 23 (58.97%) SNMP
5 23 (58.97%) IPv4
5 23 (58.97%) IPv6
5 23 (58.97%) EIGRP
5 23 (58.97%) Telecoms
5 23 (58.97%) MPLS
5 23 (58.97%) OSPF
6 22 (56.41%) VLAN
7 16 (41.03%) WAN
7 16 (41.03%) LAN
8 15 (38.46%) BGP
8 15 (38.46%) L2TP
8 15 (38.46%) Presales
9 11 (28.21%) DevOps
10 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
11 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (17.95%) VoIP
12 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
13 6 (15.38%) Python
13 6 (15.38%) Puppet
14 5 (12.82%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (69.23%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) EIGRP
1 23 (58.97%) IPv4
1 23 (58.97%) IPv6
1 23 (58.97%) MPLS
1 23 (58.97%) OSPF
1 23 (58.97%) SNMP
2 22 (56.41%) VLAN
3 16 (41.03%) LAN
3 16 (41.03%) WAN
4 15 (38.46%) BGP
4 15 (38.46%) L2TP
5 7 (17.95%) VoIP
6 4 (10.26%) Firewall
7 2 (5.13%) HTTP
8 1 (2.56%) DHCP
8 1 (2.56%) FTP
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Infinispan
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 23 (58.97%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) LAMP
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) HornetQ
3 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.82%) CentOS
3 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Debian
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Presales
2 11 (28.21%) DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.56%) Kanban
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) SDLC
6 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Perl
1 24 (61.54%) PHP
2 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) RHCE
3 1 (2.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) KVM
3 4 (10.26%) Xen
4 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Gluster
4 1 (2.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.69%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) Check_MK
4 1 (2.56%) FreeIPA
4 1 (2.56%) Graylog
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) Pingdom
4 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Qualys
4 1 (2.56%) Sophos
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk
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