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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 253 283 252
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 79 37 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.31% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.33% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 77 33 78
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £62,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 81 (60.90%) Red Hat
3 68 (51.13%) Python
4 65 (48.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 63 (47.37%) VMware
6 62 (46.62%) Puppet
7 60 (45.11%) Perl
8 59 (44.36%) Bash Shell
9 57 (42.86%) Nagios
10 53 (39.85%) ITIL
11 51 (38.35%) MySQL
12 50 (37.59%) Ubuntu
13 49 (36.84%) Apache
13 49 (36.84%) Ruby
14 48 (36.09%) CentOS
15 43 (32.33%) Tomcat
16 40 (30.08%) Oracle
17 39 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (28.57%) Salt
19 37 (27.82%) JBoss
19 37 (27.82%) CFEngine
20 36 (27.07%) Cacti
20 36 (27.07%) nginx
21 35 (26.32%) Load Balancing
22 32 (24.06%) WebLogic
22 32 (24.06%) ZABBIX
22 32 (24.06%) KVM
23 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
24 30 (22.56%) Citrix
24 30 (22.56%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 49 (36.84%) Apache
2 43 (32.33%) Tomcat
3 36 (27.07%) nginx
4 32 (24.06%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.26%) Jetty
6 2 (1.50%) Node.js
6 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) Drupal
7 1 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.75%) Lync
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.50%) Joyent
4 1 (0.75%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.05%) BIG-IP
1 28 (21.05%) NetScaler
1 28 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 18 (13.53%) DNS
3 17 (12.78%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.52%) Firewall
5 8 (6.02%) LDAP
5 8 (6.02%) SMTP
6 7 (5.26%) SAN
7 5 (3.76%) NAS
8 4 (3.01%) tcpdump
8 4 (3.01%) SSH
8 4 (3.01%) DHCP
8 4 (3.01%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.26%) SNMP
9 3 (2.26%) VPN
9 3 (2.26%) SSL
9 3 (2.26%) LAN
9 3 (2.26%) Network Security
10 2 (1.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (38.35%) MySQL
2 28 (21.05%) DB2
3 7 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.01%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.26%) Redis
8 1 (0.75%) Riak
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.02%) JIRA
4 7 (5.26%) Subversion
5 2 (1.50%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.50%) Redmine
6 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (16.54%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Marketing
3 6 (4.51%) Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Law
4 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) XML
2 10 (7.52%) Web Services
3 4 (3.01%) LAMP
4 2 (1.50%) Java EE
4 2 (1.50%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.75%) HTML
5 1 (0.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.27%) Open Source
3 10 (7.52%) Spread Betting
3 10 (7.52%) Derivative
4 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.50%) Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.75%) Physics
5 1 (0.75%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
5 1 (0.75%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (48.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (37.59%) Ubuntu
4 48 (36.09%) CentOS
5 23 (17.29%) Debian
6 15 (11.28%) UNIX
7 13 (9.77%) Windows
8 4 (3.01%) Solaris
9 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.50%) SELinux
10 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.85%) ITIL
2 35 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
5 25 (18.80%) DevOps
6 18 (13.53%) Problem Management
7 15 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.27%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.51%) Information Security
11 5 (3.76%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.01%) Load Testing
12 4 (3.01%) Low Latency
13 3 (2.26%) Business Continuity Planning
13 3 (2.26%) OO
13 3 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.26%) BCP
13 3 (2.26%) Business Continuity
14 2 (1.50%) CRM
14 2 (1.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.13%) Python
2 60 (45.11%) Perl
3 59 (44.36%) Bash Shell
4 49 (36.84%) Ruby
5 23 (17.29%) SQL
6 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.77%) Java
8 7 (5.26%) PHP
9 3 (2.26%) C
10 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.75%) Lua
11 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (14.29%) Degree
2 17 (12.78%) MCSE
2 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.76%) RHCE
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) RHCA
4 3 (2.26%) RHCT
5 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.53%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (24.06%) KVM
3 30 (22.56%) Xen
4 23 (17.29%) Active Directory
5 7 (5.26%) NFS
6 4 (3.01%) vSphere
7 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.50%) Postfix
8 2 (1.50%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.50%) Samba
9 1 (0.75%) XenServer
9 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 62 (46.62%) Puppet
2 57 (42.86%) Nagios
3 38 (28.57%) Salt
4 37 (27.82%) CFEngine
5 36 (27.07%) Cacti
6 32 (24.06%) ZABBIX
7 29 (21.80%) Ansible
8 25 (18.80%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (12.78%) Tivoli
10 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (2.26%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (2.26%) Cobbler
11 3 (2.26%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.50%) SCOM
13 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.75%) SCCM
13 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
13 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.75%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 81 (60.90%) Red Hat
2 63 (47.37%) VMware
3 40 (30.08%) Oracle
4 37 (27.82%) JBoss
5 30 (22.56%) Citrix
6 28 (21.05%) F5
7 21 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.51%) Cisco
8 6 (4.51%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.76%) HP
9 5 (3.76%) Splunk
10 4 (3.01%) ATG
10 4 (3.01%) Endeca
11 3 (2.26%) Juniper
11 3 (2.26%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.50%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.50%) Zoho
12 2 (1.50%) Veritas
13 1 (0.75%) Sun
13 1 (0.75%) IBM
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