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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 256 285 242
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 55 58 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 65
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
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
9598 11591 10962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.48% 92.52% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8174 9789 9529
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (41.12%) Red Hat
3 40 (37.38%) VMware
4 34 (31.78%) Python
5 32 (29.91%) Windows
6 31 (28.97%) Nagios
6 31 (28.97%) Puppet
7 30 (28.04%) Perl
8 28 (26.17%) UNIX
9 26 (24.30%) Apache
9 26 (24.30%) SQL
10 25 (23.36%) MySQL
11 24 (22.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (19.63%) DevOps
12 21 (19.63%) Finance
13 19 (17.76%) Oracle
14 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
14 18 (16.82%) Configuration Management
15 17 (15.89%) Cisco
15 17 (15.89%) Tomcat
16 16 (14.95%) ITIL
16 16 (14.95%) Active Directory
16 16 (14.95%) Bash Shell
17 15 (14.02%) DNS
18 14 (13.08%) SLA
18 14 (13.08%) Ubuntu
19 13 (12.15%) Debian
19 13 (12.15%) Banking
19 13 (12.15%) Law
19 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 26 (24.30%) Apache
2 17 (15.89%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.28%) IIS
4 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.48%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.54%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.67%) nginx
7 2 (1.87%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.93%) JBoss
8 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.93%) Confluence
8 1 (0.93%) Jetty
8 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) SaaS
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) DNS
2 12 (11.21%) DHCP
3 11 (10.28%) Firewall
4 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.41%) SAN
5 9 (8.41%) iSCSI
5 9 (8.41%) LDAP
5 9 (8.41%) NAS
6 8 (7.48%) IMAP
6 8 (7.48%) FTP
6 8 (7.48%) SMTP
6 8 (7.48%) SSH
6 8 (7.48%) Telnet
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.61%) HTTP
8 5 (4.67%) VoIP
8 5 (4.67%) MRTG
9 4 (3.74%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (3.74%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.36%) MySQL
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.74%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.80%) Big Data
5 3 (2.80%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.80%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.54%) Emacs
3 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.74%) GDB
5 2 (1.87%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) FishEye
General
1 21 (19.63%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Law
2 13 (12.15%) Banking
3 8 (7.48%) French Language
3 8 (7.48%) Games
4 7 (6.54%) Advertising
5 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (4.67%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.80%) Web Services
4 2 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.93%) Memcached
5 1 (0.93%) J2EE
5 1 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Open Source
2 9 (8.41%) EqualLogic
3 7 (6.54%) Replication
4 3 (2.80%) Social Media
5 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.93%) APACS
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) iDTV
6 1 (0.93%) EMV
6 1 (0.93%) EFT
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (29.91%) Windows
3 28 (26.17%) UNIX
4 24 (22.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (13.08%) Ubuntu
6 13 (12.15%) Debian
7 12 (11.21%) CentOS
8 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.80%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.87%) Solaris
10 2 (1.87%) Fedora
10 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) DevOps
2 18 (16.82%) Configuration Management
3 16 (14.95%) ITIL
4 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.35%) Problem Management
5 10 (9.35%) Change Control
6 7 (6.54%) Project Management
7 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.67%) Migration
9 4 (3.74%) CRM
9 4 (3.74%) Information Management
9 4 (3.74%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.80%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.80%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.80%) Change Management
10 3 (2.80%) Web Services Management
11 2 (1.87%) Business Development
11 2 (1.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) Python
2 30 (28.04%) Perl
3 26 (24.30%) SQL
4 16 (14.95%) Bash Shell
5 12 (11.21%) Java
6 10 (9.35%) PHP
6 10 (9.35%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.41%) Ruby
8 8 (7.48%) VBScript
9 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.67%) C
11 3 (2.80%) C++
11 3 (2.80%) Groovy
11 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.93%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.28%) MCSE
3 9 (8.41%) Degree
4 5 (4.67%) CCNA
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.67%) RHCE
5 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (1.87%) LPIC
6 2 (1.87%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.28%) vSphere
3 10 (9.35%) VMware ESX
3 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (8.41%) NFS
5 4 (3.74%) iptables
6 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.87%) KVM
7 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.93%) XenServer
8 1 (0.93%) NDS
8 1 (0.93%) Xen
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (28.97%) Nagios
1 31 (28.97%) Puppet
2 12 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.35%) Tivoli
4 7 (6.54%) BMC Marimba
4 7 (6.54%) Cacti
4 7 (6.54%) Check_MK
5 5 (4.67%) Ansible
5 5 (4.67%) SmokePing
6 4 (3.74%) logstash
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.87%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.93%) Salt
8 1 (0.93%) yum
8 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (41.12%) Red Hat
2 40 (37.38%) VMware
3 19 (17.76%) Oracle
4 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
5 17 (15.89%) Cisco
6 9 (8.41%) IBM
6 9 (8.41%) Dell
7 8 (7.48%) Intel
8 7 (6.54%) HP
8 7 (6.54%) Veeam
9 4 (3.74%) F5
10 3 (2.80%) Percona
10 3 (2.80%) Citrix
11 2 (1.87%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.87%) Symantec
11 2 (1.87%) NetApp
11 2 (1.87%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.93%) Veritas
12 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
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