The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 74 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 9 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.11% 0.34% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.35% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 16
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
Linux Administrator
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
778 859 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.81% 97.95% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 666 744 746
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Southampton region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Southampton

Linux Administrator
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 8 (88.89%) Intel
2 8 (88.89%) VBScript
2 8 (88.89%) SMTP
2 8 (88.89%) FTP
2 8 (88.89%) IIS
2 8 (88.89%) IMAP
3 7 (77.78%) Games
3 7 (77.78%) French Language
3 7 (77.78%) Apache
3 7 (77.78%) Telnet
3 7 (77.78%) SSH
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) COM

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (88.89%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SMTP
1 8 (88.89%) FTP
1 8 (88.89%) IMAP
2 7 (77.78%) SSH
2 7 (77.78%) Telnet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 7 (77.78%) Games
1 7 (77.78%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Intel
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago