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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 247 268 256
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 73 58 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.49% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.53% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 55 73
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Linux
2 81 (58.70%) Red Hat
3 69 (50.00%) VMware
4 68 (49.28%) Python
5 67 (48.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (46.38%) Puppet
7 62 (44.93%) Perl
8 59 (42.75%) Nagios
9 55 (39.86%) ITIL
9 55 (39.86%) Bash Shell
10 52 (37.68%) MySQL
11 50 (36.23%) Ruby
11 50 (36.23%) Ubuntu
12 48 (34.78%) Apache
13 45 (32.61%) CentOS
14 40 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (28.99%) Tomcat
15 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (27.54%) nginx
17 37 (26.81%) CFEngine
17 37 (26.81%) Salt
17 37 (26.81%) JBoss
18 35 (25.36%) Oracle
19 34 (24.64%) KVM
19 34 (24.64%) Load Balancing
20 33 (23.91%) Cacti
21 32 (23.19%) ZABBIX
21 32 (23.19%) WebLogic
22 31 (22.46%) Citrix
23 29 (21.01%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 48 (34.78%) Apache
2 40 (28.99%) Tomcat
3 38 (27.54%) nginx
4 32 (23.19%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.17%) Jetty
6 2 (1.45%) Node.js
6 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) Confluence
7 1 (0.72%) Lync
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (4.35%) SaaS
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) Joyent
4 1 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.29%) BIG-IP
1 28 (20.29%) NetScaler
1 28 (20.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 18 (13.04%) DNS
3 14 (10.14%) Firewall
4 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.80%) LDAP
6 7 (5.07%) SMTP
6 7 (5.07%) DHCP
6 7 (5.07%) SAN
7 5 (3.62%) NAS
8 4 (2.90%) SSH
8 4 (2.90%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.17%) SNMP
9 3 (2.17%) LAN
9 3 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.17%) Internet
9 3 (2.17%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.45%) Network Security
10 2 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.68%) MySQL
2 28 (20.29%) DB2
3 8 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.62%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.97%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.07%) Subversion
3 7 (5.07%) JIRA
4 2 (1.45%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.45%) Redmine
5 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Banking
2 8 (5.80%) Marketing
3 5 (3.62%) Law
4 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.59%) XML
2 11 (7.97%) Web Services
3 6 (4.35%) LAMP
4 3 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (2.17%) Java EE
5 2 (1.45%) Middleware
6 1 (0.72%) HTML
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Open Source
2 14 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.25%) Derivative
3 10 (7.25%) Spread Betting
4 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) DTV
6 1 (0.72%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.72%) Physics
6 1 (0.72%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (48.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (36.23%) Ubuntu
4 45 (32.61%) CentOS
5 19 (13.77%) UNIX
5 19 (13.77%) Windows
6 18 (13.04%) Debian
7 6 (4.35%) Solaris
8 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.45%) SELinux
9 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.86%) ITIL
2 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.64%) Load Balancing
4 28 (20.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 26 (18.84%) DevOps
6 19 (13.77%) Problem Management
7 18 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.35%) Information Management
10 5 (3.62%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.62%) Information Security
11 4 (2.90%) OO
11 4 (2.90%) E-Commerce
11 4 (2.90%) Change Control
11 4 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.17%) Business Continuity Planning
12 3 (2.17%) Low Latency
12 3 (2.17%) Server Monitoring
12 3 (2.17%) Web Services Management
12 3 (2.17%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.28%) Python
2 62 (44.93%) Perl
3 55 (39.86%) Bash Shell
4 50 (36.23%) Ruby
5 24 (17.39%) SQL
6 11 (7.97%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.97%) Java
7 9 (6.52%) PHP
8 6 (4.35%) C
9 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (13.77%) Degree
2 17 (12.32%) MCSE
2 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.62%) RHCE
4 3 (2.17%) CCNA
4 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.17%) RHCA
4 3 (2.17%) RHCT
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (24.64%) KVM
3 29 (21.01%) Xen
4 25 (18.12%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.35%) NFS
6 4 (2.90%) vSphere
7 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.17%) XenServer
8 2 (1.45%) Samba
9 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 64 (46.38%) Puppet
2 59 (42.75%) Nagios
3 37 (26.81%) CFEngine
3 37 (26.81%) Salt
4 33 (23.91%) Cacti
5 32 (23.19%) ZABBIX
6 29 (21.01%) Ansible
6 29 (21.01%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (12.32%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.17%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.17%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.72%) SCCM
10 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (58.70%) Red Hat
2 69 (50.00%) VMware
3 37 (26.81%) JBoss
4 35 (25.36%) Oracle
5 31 (22.46%) Citrix
6 28 (20.29%) F5
7 25 (18.12%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.80%) Cisco
9 6 (4.35%) HP
10 5 (3.62%) Splunk
10 5 (3.62%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.17%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.17%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.17%) Rackspace
11 3 (2.17%) Juniper
12 2 (1.45%) EMC
12 2 (1.45%) Sun
12 2 (1.45%) Zoho
12 2 (1.45%) Veritas
13 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
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