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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 253 297 251
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 40 55 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 57
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
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
9167 11728 10789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.43% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7862 9928 9271
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 39 (41.05%) VMware
4 29 (30.53%) Python
5 28 (29.47%) Windows
5 28 (29.47%) Puppet
6 27 (28.42%) Nagios
7 26 (27.37%) UNIX
8 25 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (25.26%) SQL
10 23 (24.21%) Perl
11 22 (23.16%) MySQL
11 22 (23.16%) Apache
12 21 (22.11%) Finance
13 20 (21.05%) Oracle
14 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
14 18 (18.95%) DevOps
15 17 (17.89%) ITIL
16 16 (16.84%) Tomcat
16 16 (16.84%) Configuration Management
17 15 (15.79%) Bash Shell
18 14 (14.74%) Debian
18 14 (14.74%) SLA
18 14 (14.74%) Cisco
18 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
18 14 (14.74%) DNS
19 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (13.68%) Banking
20 12 (12.63%) Ubuntu
20 12 (12.63%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 22 (23.16%) Apache
2 16 (16.84%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.42%) MS Exchange
5 7 (7.37%) IIS
6 3 (3.16%) nginx
7 1 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.05%) JBoss
7 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.05%) Jetty
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.05%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) DNS
2 10 (10.53%) SAN
2 10 (10.53%) iSCSI
2 10 (10.53%) NAS
3 9 (9.47%) DHCP
4 8 (8.42%) LDAP
5 7 (7.37%) Firewall
5 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.26%) HTTP
6 5 (5.26%) VoIP
6 5 (5.26%) MRTG
7 4 (4.21%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (4.21%) tcpdump
7 4 (4.21%) IMAP
7 4 (4.21%) SMTP
7 4 (4.21%) FTP
7 4 (4.21%) Telnet
7 4 (4.21%) SSH
8 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.16%) MySQL
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.16%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.16%) Big Data
4 3 (3.16%) Couchbase
4 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) DB2
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.42%) Emacs
2 4 (4.21%) GDB
2 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) JIRA
4 1 (1.05%) FishEye
General
1 21 (22.11%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
3 9 (9.47%) Law
4 7 (7.37%) Advertising
5 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.21%) French Language
6 4 (4.21%) Games
7 2 (2.11%) Back Office
8 1 (1.05%) Legal
8 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.05%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.05%) LAMP
3 1 (1.05%) Middleware
3 1 (1.05%) J2EE
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.53%) EqualLogic
3 8 (8.42%) Replication
4 3 (3.16%) Social Media
5 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) APACS
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) iDTV
6 1 (1.05%) EMV
6 1 (1.05%) EFT
6 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (29.47%) Windows
3 26 (27.37%) UNIX
4 25 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (14.74%) Debian
6 12 (12.63%) Ubuntu
7 11 (11.58%) CentOS
8 3 (3.16%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.11%) Solaris
9 2 (2.11%) Fedora
10 1 (1.05%) SUSE
10 1 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) DevOps
2 17 (17.89%) ITIL
3 16 (16.84%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.58%) Open Source
4 11 (11.58%) Change Control
5 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.26%) Migration
7 4 (4.21%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.21%) Project Management
8 3 (3.16%) Change Management
8 3 (3.16%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.11%) Kanban
9 2 (2.11%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.11%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.11%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) Python
2 24 (25.26%) SQL
3 23 (24.21%) Perl
4 15 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 10 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.47%) Java
7 8 (8.42%) PHP
8 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.32%) Ruby
9 4 (4.21%) VBScript
10 3 (3.16%) C++
10 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.16%) Groovy
10 3 (3.16%) Scala
11 2 (2.11%) C
12 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.58%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) MCSE
3 6 (6.32%) RHCE
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (2.11%) LPIC
5 2 (2.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) vSphere
2 11 (11.58%) VMware ESX
3 9 (9.47%) NFS
4 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.21%) iptables
6 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.05%) Squid
8 1 (1.05%) NDS
Systems Management
1 28 (29.47%) Puppet
2 27 (28.42%) Nagios
3 10 (10.53%) Tivoli
4 8 (8.42%) BMC Marimba
4 8 (8.42%) Cacti
4 8 (8.42%) Check_MK
4 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.26%) SmokePing
5 5 (5.26%) Ansible
6 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (4.21%) logstash
7 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (1.05%) Salt
7 1 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 40 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 39 (41.05%) VMware
3 20 (21.05%) Oracle
4 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.74%) Cisco
6 10 (10.53%) Dell
6 10 (10.53%) IBM
7 8 (8.42%) Veeam
8 5 (5.26%) HP
9 4 (4.21%) F5
9 4 (4.21%) Intel
10 3 (3.16%) Citrix
10 3 (3.16%) Percona
11 1 (1.05%) Symantec
11 1 (1.05%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.05%) NetApp
11 1 (1.05%) WorldPay
11 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.05%) Splunk
11 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + 28 Days Holiday. Season Ticket. Di
Posted: Yesterday
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Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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First Point IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £600000000 - £650000000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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