The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 325 339
Rank change year-on-year +45 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 100 118 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.65% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.67% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 97 112 113
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in the South East

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in the South East

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in the South East

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 31 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Sussex +23 21 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Sussex - 19 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +5 11 £60,000 +12.14% 5
Hampshire +10 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £46,500 -15.45% 2
Oxfordshire +2 3 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 213 (100.00%) Linux
2 104 (48.83%) Python
3 93 (43.66%) DevOps
4 86 (40.38%) Puppet
5 78 (36.62%) MySQL
6 72 (33.80%) Red Hat
7 68 (31.92%) Bash Shell
8 67 (31.46%) VMware
9 65 (30.52%) Perl
10 62 (29.11%) Ubuntu
11 61 (28.64%) Ansible
12 59 (27.70%) CentOS
12 59 (27.70%) Unix
12 59 (27.70%) Debian
13 56 (26.29%) DNS
13 56 (26.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 53 (24.88%) Apache
15 45 (21.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 44 (20.66%) Windows
17 43 (20.19%) PHP
18 38 (17.84%) TCP/IP
19 36 (16.90%) Opscode Chef
20 35 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (14.55%) Jenkins
22 29 (13.62%) Tomcat
23 28 (13.15%) Cisco
23 28 (13.15%) LAMP
23 28 (13.15%) Firewall
23 28 (13.15%) Ruby
23 28 (13.15%) Degree

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (24.88%) Apache
2 29 (13.62%) Tomcat
3 24 (11.27%) OpenStack
4 22 (10.33%) nginx
5 16 (7.51%) MS Exchange
6 7 (3.29%) IIS
7 5 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.35%) JBoss
8 3 (1.41%) Eucalyptus
9 2 (0.94%) Drupal
9 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.94%) Kentico
9 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.94%) WordPress
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.69%) SaaS
3 4 (1.88%) Office 365
4 3 (1.41%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.94%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle CX
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 2 (0.94%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.47%) G Suite
6 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (26.29%) DNS
2 38 (17.84%) TCP/IP
3 28 (13.15%) Firewall
4 21 (9.86%) VPN
5 20 (9.39%) LAN
5 20 (9.39%) WAN
6 19 (8.92%) Internet
6 19 (8.92%) SAN
7 16 (7.51%) DHCP
8 14 (6.57%) LDAP
9 13 (6.10%) VLAN
10 12 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (5.63%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (5.63%) MPLS
10 12 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (4.23%) HTTP
13 5 (2.35%) Network Security
13 5 (2.35%) SMTP
14 4 (1.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (36.62%) MySQL
2 23 (10.80%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (9.39%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.82%) OLTP
6 6 (2.82%) VLDB
7 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.88%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.41%) DB2
9 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.41%) Redis
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.94%) Informix
10 2 (0.94%) MaxDB
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 31 (14.55%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.92%) Vagrant
3 13 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.41%) Maven
5 2 (0.94%) Subversion
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (12.21%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Marketing
3 12 (5.63%) Back Office
4 11 (5.16%) Electronics
4 11 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.15%) LAMP
2 8 (3.76%) HTML
3 6 (2.82%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (1.41%) Node.js
5 2 (0.94%) .NET
5 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.94%) Memcached
5 2 (0.94%) Middleware
6 1 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.23%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.23%) Device Driver
3 8 (3.76%) Replication
4 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.35%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.88%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.88%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.41%) HACMP
9 2 (0.94%) Celerra
9 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.94%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (29.11%) Ubuntu
3 59 (27.70%) CentOS
3 59 (27.70%) Debian
3 59 (27.70%) Unix
4 45 (21.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (20.66%) Windows
6 21 (9.86%) Solaris
7 16 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.16%) Windows Server
10 5 (2.35%) AIX
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.88%) SUSE
12 2 (0.94%) HPUX
13 1 (0.47%) Fedora
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (43.66%) DevOps
2 17 (7.98%) Configuration Management
2 17 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (7.04%) ITIL
4 14 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.10%) High Availability
5 13 (6.10%) Mentoring
6 12 (5.63%) Open Source
7 11 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (5.16%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (5.16%) Programme Management
8 10 (4.69%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.76%) Build Automation
9 8 (3.76%) Service Management
10 7 (3.29%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.82%) SDLC
12 5 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.35%) Task Automation
12 5 (2.35%) Web Development
13 4 (1.88%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 104 (48.83%) Python
2 68 (31.92%) Bash Shell
3 65 (30.52%) Perl
4 43 (20.19%) PHP
5 28 (13.15%) Ruby
6 26 (12.21%) Java
7 18 (8.45%) SQL
8 9 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.35%) C
12 3 (1.41%) AWK
12 3 (1.41%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.41%) Korn
13 1 (0.47%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 28 (13.15%) Degree
2 12 (5.63%) CCNA
2 12 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.82%) RHCE
4 6 (2.82%) RHCSA
4 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.41%) OCA
5 3 (1.41%) OCP
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) QA
2 4 (1.88%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (26.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (13.15%) KVM
3 21 (9.86%) Docker
4 16 (7.51%) Active Directory
4 16 (7.51%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.57%) XenServer
6 13 (6.10%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (5.63%) Terminal Services
7 12 (5.63%) XenApp
8 11 (5.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (4.23%) iptables
9 9 (4.23%) NFS
9 9 (4.23%) vSphere
10 8 (3.76%) GlusterFS
10 8 (3.76%) LXC
11 5 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.35%) Xen
12 4 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.41%) Oracle Clusterware
14 2 (0.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 86 (40.38%) Puppet
2 61 (28.64%) Ansible
3 36 (16.90%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.51%) Nagios
5 12 (5.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 12 (5.63%) WSUS
5 12 (5.63%) ZABBIX
6 11 (5.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 9 (4.23%) NetBackup
7 9 (4.23%) SELinux
8 8 (3.76%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (3.76%) vCenter Server
9 7 (3.29%) cPanel
10 6 (2.82%) Salt
11 5 (2.35%) Opsview
12 4 (1.88%) Grafana
12 4 (1.88%) Kubernetes
13 3 (1.41%) Graphite
13 3 (1.41%) Icinga
13 3 (1.41%) Plesk
Vendors
1 72 (33.80%) Red Hat
2 67 (31.46%) VMware
3 28 (13.15%) Cisco
4 24 (11.27%) Microsoft
5 22 (10.33%) EMC
6 19 (8.92%) Oracle
7 17 (7.98%) Sun
8 14 (6.57%) Veritas
9 13 (6.10%) SAP
10 12 (5.63%) Citrix
10 12 (5.63%) F5
10 12 (5.63%) McAfee
11 9 (4.23%) Brocade
11 9 (4.23%) Juniper
12 8 (3.76%) StorageTek
13 4 (1.88%) Google
14 3 (1.41%) HP
14 3 (1.41%) Motorola
14 3 (1.41%) NetApp
14 3 (1.41%) Trapeze
Guildford, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Adderbury, Oxfordshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competitive based on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago