The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 259 261 294
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 49 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.59% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.64% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 70 33
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,600 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Linux Administrator
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the City of London

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 52 (49.06%) VMware
4 50 (47.17%) Windows
5 40 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (34.91%) Puppet
7 36 (33.96%) UNIX
7 36 (33.96%) Python
8 31 (29.25%) Nagios
9 29 (27.36%) Finance
10 27 (25.47%) Apache
11 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
12 23 (21.70%) ITIL
12 23 (21.70%) Configuration Management
12 23 (21.70%) Bash Shell
13 22 (20.75%) Degree
13 22 (20.75%) Data Centre
14 21 (19.81%) Perl
14 21 (19.81%) MySQL
15 20 (18.87%) DevOps
16 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
16 19 (17.92%) Debian
16 19 (17.92%) Banking
17 18 (16.98%) Tomcat
17 18 (16.98%) Open Source
18 17 (16.04%) DNS
19 15 (14.15%) Oracle
20 14 (13.21%) SQL
20 14 (13.21%) Cisco
20 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 27 (25.47%) Apache
2 18 (16.98%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.32%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.83%) nginx
5 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.83%) IIS
6 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.94%) JBoss
7 1 (0.94%) Confluence
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) SaaS
2 6 (5.66%) Office 365
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) DNS
2 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.32%) SAN
2 12 (11.32%) Firewall
3 9 (8.49%) iSCSI
3 9 (8.49%) NAS
3 9 (8.49%) LDAP
4 5 (4.72%) DHCP
4 5 (4.72%) Internet
4 5 (4.72%) tcpdump
4 5 (4.72%) MRTG
5 4 (3.77%) HTTP
6 3 (2.83%) VPN
6 3 (2.83%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (2.83%) VoIP
7 2 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.94%) VLAN
8 1 (0.94%) TACACS
8 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) MySQL
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.89%) Big Data
4 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.38%) Emacs
3 7 (6.60%) Subversion
4 5 (4.72%) GDB
5 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.94%) FishEye
6 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 29 (27.36%) Finance
2 19 (17.92%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Law
4 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.83%) Advertising
5 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.94%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (4.72%) LAMP
3 3 (2.83%) Web Services
4 2 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.89%) Middleware
5 1 (0.94%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.49%) EqualLogic
3 8 (7.55%) Replication
4 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Social Media
6 3 (2.83%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.83%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.94%) iDTV
8 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (47.17%) Windows
3 40 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (33.96%) UNIX
5 19 (17.92%) Debian
6 12 (11.32%) CentOS
7 10 (9.43%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.83%) Solaris
8 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.89%) Fedora
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.94%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) ITIL
1 23 (21.70%) Configuration Management
2 20 (18.87%) DevOps
3 18 (16.98%) Open Source
4 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.49%) Change Control
5 9 (8.49%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.66%) Business Continuity
7 6 (5.66%) Information Security
7 6 (5.66%) BCP
7 6 (5.66%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (3.77%) Low Latency
8 4 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.77%) Migration
8 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.77%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.96%) Python
2 23 (21.70%) Bash Shell
3 21 (19.81%) Perl
4 14 (13.21%) SQL
4 14 (13.21%) Shell Script
5 12 (11.32%) Ruby
6 11 (10.38%) Java
7 7 (6.60%) PHP
8 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.77%) C++
9 1 (0.94%) C
9 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.94%) Groovy
9 1 (0.94%) Scala
9 1 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Degree
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.32%) MCSE
4 8 (7.55%) CCNA
4 8 (7.55%) RHCE
4 8 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.77%) RHCA
7 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) LPIC
8 2 (1.89%) MCITP
8 2 (1.89%) CHFI
8 2 (1.89%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (1.89%) GIAC
8 2 (1.89%) CISSP
8 2 (1.89%) CCIE
8 2 (1.89%) CCNP
9 1 (0.94%) CEH
9 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
2 6 (5.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.38%) vSphere
4 9 (8.49%) VMware ESX
5 8 (7.55%) NFS
6 6 (5.66%) VMware Server
6 6 (5.66%) iptables
7 5 (4.72%) Xen
8 4 (3.77%) KVM
9 3 (2.83%) Squid
10 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.94%) Docker
11 1 (0.94%) XenServer
11 1 (0.94%) NDS
Systems Management
1 37 (34.91%) Puppet
2 31 (29.25%) Nagios
3 9 (8.49%) Tivoli
3 9 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.49%) Cacti
4 8 (7.55%) Check_MK
4 8 (7.55%) Ansible
4 8 (7.55%) BMC Marimba
5 5 (4.72%) SmokePing
6 4 (3.77%) logstash
6 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.94%) Netcool
7 1 (0.94%) WSUS
7 1 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.94%) Icinga
7 1 (0.94%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 53 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 52 (49.06%) VMware
3 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.15%) Oracle
5 14 (13.21%) Cisco
6 11 (10.38%) IBM
7 9 (8.49%) Dell
7 9 (8.49%) Citrix
8 8 (7.55%) Veeam
9 6 (5.66%) HP
10 4 (3.77%) F5
11 3 (2.83%) Splunk
11 3 (2.83%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.94%) Percona
12 1 (0.94%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.94%) NetApp
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus equity
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago