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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 241 248 251
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 78 79 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 74 75 75
Average salary £47,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
10407 11329 11757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.34% 92.96% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8912 9858 10814
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Linux
2 84 (57.53%) Red Hat
3 73 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 72 (49.32%) Puppet
4 72 (49.32%) VMware
5 71 (48.63%) Python
5 71 (48.63%) Perl
6 61 (41.78%) Nagios
7 59 (40.41%) MySQL
8 58 (39.73%) Bash Shell
9 55 (37.67%) Ubuntu
9 55 (37.67%) ITIL
10 51 (34.93%) Apache
10 51 (34.93%) Ruby
10 51 (34.93%) CentOS
11 43 (29.45%) nginx
11 43 (29.45%) Tomcat
12 42 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (27.40%) JBoss
14 37 (25.34%) Oracle
14 37 (25.34%) Opscode Chef
14 37 (25.34%) Salt
15 36 (24.66%) KVM
16 35 (23.97%) Ansible
16 35 (23.97%) Cacti
16 35 (23.97%) Load Balancing
16 35 (23.97%) WebLogic
17 32 (21.92%) ZABBIX
17 32 (21.92%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 51 (34.93%) Apache
2 43 (29.45%) Tomcat
2 43 (29.45%) nginx
3 40 (27.40%) JBoss
4 35 (23.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.05%) Jetty
5 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.37%) IIS
6 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.37%) Node.js
6 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) Lync
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.16%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (6.16%) SaaS
2 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.37%) Heroku
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.23%) BIG-IP
1 31 (21.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 28 (19.18%) NetScaler
3 19 (13.01%) Firewall
4 14 (9.59%) DNS
5 13 (8.90%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.79%) DHCP
7 4 (2.74%) LDAP
7 4 (2.74%) Internet
7 4 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.05%) HTTP
8 3 (2.05%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.05%) SAN
9 2 (1.37%) SMTP
9 2 (1.37%) IPv4
9 2 (1.37%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.37%) LAN
9 2 (1.37%) VoIP
9 2 (1.37%) NAS
10 1 (0.68%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (40.41%) MySQL
2 28 (19.18%) DB2
3 11 (7.53%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.16%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.05%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.11%) JIRA
4 3 (2.05%) Subversion
5 2 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.37%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.37%) Redmine
General
1 26 (17.81%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Marketing
3 6 (4.11%) Law
3 6 (4.11%) Banking
4 3 (2.05%) Retail
5 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.01%) XML
2 16 (10.96%) Web Services
3 9 (6.16%) LAMP
4 4 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.05%) Java EE
6 2 (1.37%) Middleware
7 1 (0.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.70%) Open Source
2 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.85%) Derivative
3 10 (6.85%) Spread Betting
4 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) Physics
6 1 (0.68%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (37.67%) Ubuntu
4 51 (34.93%) CentOS
5 27 (18.49%) UNIX
6 23 (15.75%) Windows
7 19 (13.01%) Debian
8 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.11%) Solaris
10 3 (2.05%) SELinux
11 1 (0.68%) AIX
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.67%) ITIL
2 42 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (23.97%) Load Balancing
4 28 (19.18%) Statistical Analysis
4 28 (19.18%) DevOps
5 18 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.27%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.16%) Information Management
7 9 (6.16%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.11%) Project Management
11 4 (2.74%) OO
11 4 (2.74%) Web Services Management
11 4 (2.74%) Information Security
11 4 (2.74%) Change Control
12 3 (2.05%) Business Continuity Planning
12 3 (2.05%) Low Latency
12 3 (2.05%) BCP
12 3 (2.05%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.63%) Perl
1 71 (48.63%) Python
2 58 (39.73%) Bash Shell
3 51 (34.93%) Ruby
4 20 (13.70%) SQL
5 12 (8.22%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.53%) PHP
7 10 (6.85%) C
8 8 (5.48%) Java
9 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.68%) Tcl
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) Degree
2 13 (8.90%) MCSE
2 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.74%) CCNA
3 4 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.68%) RHCE
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (24.66%) KVM
3 29 (19.86%) Xen
4 20 (13.70%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.42%) XenServer
6 4 (2.74%) vSphere
7 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) Docker
9 1 (0.68%) NFS
9 1 (0.68%) Firmware
9 1 (0.68%) Samba
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 72 (49.32%) Puppet
2 61 (41.78%) Nagios
3 37 (25.34%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (25.34%) Salt
4 35 (23.97%) Cacti
4 35 (23.97%) Ansible
5 32 (21.92%) ZABBIX
5 32 (21.92%) CFEngine
6 13 (8.90%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.74%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.68%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (57.53%) Red Hat
2 72 (49.32%) VMware
3 37 (25.34%) Oracle
4 32 (21.92%) F5
5 31 (21.23%) Citrix
6 25 (17.12%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.16%) Cisco
8 6 (4.11%) HP
9 4 (2.74%) ProCurve
9 4 (2.74%) Riverbed
9 4 (2.74%) Splunk
10 3 (2.05%) Veritas
10 3 (2.05%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.05%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.05%) Juniper
10 3 (2.05%) EMC
11 2 (1.37%) Sun
11 2 (1.37%) Zoho
12 1 (0.68%) IBM
12 1 (0.68%) SAP
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