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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 232 260 239
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 74 77 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 66 76 81
Average salary £48,750 £46,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% -6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
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
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 19 December 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 December 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Linux
2 71 (48.30%) Puppet
3 68 (46.26%) Perl
4 66 (44.90%) Red Hat
5 62 (42.18%) Python
6 57 (38.78%) Nagios
7 55 (37.41%) VMware
8 54 (36.73%) MySQL
9 52 (35.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 48 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
11 45 (30.61%) Apache
12 43 (29.25%) Ubuntu
13 41 (27.89%) Bash Shell
14 40 (27.21%) CentOS
15 39 (26.53%) Ruby
16 36 (24.49%) ITIL
17 35 (23.81%) UNIX
17 35 (23.81%) Tomcat
18 34 (23.13%) Windows
19 33 (22.45%) DevOps
19 33 (22.45%) nginx
19 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (20.41%) Oracle
21 28 (19.05%) Firewall
21 28 (19.05%) KVM
22 27 (18.37%) Ansible
22 27 (18.37%) JBoss
23 26 (17.69%) SQL
24 25 (17.01%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (30.61%) Apache
2 35 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 33 (22.45%) nginx
4 27 (18.37%) JBoss
5 22 (14.97%) WebLogic
6 11 (7.48%) IIS
7 3 (2.04%) CMS
7 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.04%) Jetty
8 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.68%) Lync
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.24%) SaaS
2 15 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.05%) Firewall
2 18 (12.24%) BIG-IP
2 18 (12.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.20%) NetScaler
4 11 (7.48%) DNS
5 9 (6.12%) DHCP
6 8 (5.44%) SSH
6 8 (5.44%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (4.76%) IMAP
7 7 (4.76%) FTP
7 7 (4.76%) SMTP
7 7 (4.76%) Telnet
8 6 (4.08%) HTTP
9 4 (2.72%) SAN
9 4 (2.72%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.04%) LDAP
10 3 (2.04%) VoIP
10 3 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.73%) MySQL
2 15 (10.20%) DB2
3 14 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.80%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.04%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.36%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.36%) Big Data
9 2 (1.36%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (8.84%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.04%) JIRA
4 2 (1.36%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.36%) Redmine
4 2 (1.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (15.65%) Finance
2 14 (9.52%) Law
3 7 (4.76%) Games
3 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 7 (4.76%) French Language
4 5 (3.40%) Advertising
5 4 (2.72%) Retail
6 3 (2.04%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.24%) Web Services
2 12 (8.16%) XML
3 8 (5.44%) LAMP
4 6 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.04%) Java EE
6 2 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.36%) Middleware
7 1 (0.68%) Spring
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Open Source
2 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.40%) Spread Betting
3 5 (3.40%) Derivative
4 1 (0.68%) Video Editing
4 1 (0.68%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.68%) Clustering
4 1 (0.68%) PKI
4 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.68%) Physics
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (35.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (29.25%) Ubuntu
4 40 (27.21%) CentOS
5 35 (23.81%) UNIX
6 34 (23.13%) Windows
7 21 (14.29%) Debian
8 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.12%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.40%) Solaris
11 2 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.49%) ITIL
2 33 (22.45%) DevOps
3 30 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.65%) Load Balancing
5 19 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.24%) Configuration Management
7 15 (10.20%) Information Management
7 15 (10.20%) Statistical Analysis
8 13 (8.84%) Project Management
9 10 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.44%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.76%) Problem Management
12 6 (4.08%) Web Services Management
13 4 (2.72%) OO
13 4 (2.72%) CRM
14 3 (2.04%) Service Management
14 3 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
14 3 (2.04%) Server Monitoring
15 2 (1.36%) Change Management
15 2 (1.36%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.26%) Perl
2 62 (42.18%) Python
3 41 (27.89%) Bash Shell
4 39 (26.53%) Ruby
5 26 (17.69%) SQL
6 18 (12.24%) C
7 15 (10.20%) Java
8 13 (8.84%) PHP
9 12 (8.16%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.76%) VBScript
11 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.36%) Groovy
12 2 (1.36%) Scala
13 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.68%) sed
13 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.68%) AWK
13 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) MCSE
2 6 (4.08%) CCNA
2 6 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.36%) RHCE
3 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (19.05%) KVM
3 17 (11.56%) Xen
4 14 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.44%) XenServer
6 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 71 (48.30%) Puppet
2 57 (38.78%) Nagios
3 48 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (18.37%) Ansible
5 25 (17.01%) Salt
6 22 (14.97%) Cacti
7 19 (12.93%) ZABBIX
7 19 (12.93%) CFEngine
8 6 (4.08%) HAProxy
8 6 (4.08%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.04%) Graphite
10 2 (1.36%) SELinux
10 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.36%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.68%) yum
11 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.68%) SCCM
11 1 (0.68%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 66 (44.90%) Red Hat
2 55 (37.41%) VMware
3 30 (20.41%) Oracle
4 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
4 20 (13.61%) F5
5 18 (12.24%) Citrix
6 14 (9.52%) Cisco
7 7 (4.76%) Intel
8 6 (4.08%) ProCurve
8 6 (4.08%) Riverbed
8 6 (4.08%) HP
8 6 (4.08%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.72%) DigitalOcean
9 4 (2.72%) Veritas
9 4 (2.72%) EMC
10 3 (2.04%) Juniper
11 2 (1.36%) NetApp
11 2 (1.36%) Zoho
11 2 (1.36%) Percona
12 1 (0.68%) Splunk
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM Digital
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago