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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 259 257 260
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 51 61 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 47 57 56
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £58,000 £58,750
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
9873 10654 10496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 92.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8417 8974 9319
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 31 March 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 31 March 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (43.20%) Red Hat
3 46 (36.80%) VMware
4 44 (35.20%) Puppet
5 39 (31.20%) Perl
6 36 (28.80%) Python
6 36 (28.80%) Nagios
7 34 (27.20%) UNIX
7 34 (27.20%) Windows
7 34 (27.20%) MySQL
7 34 (27.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (23.20%) Apache
9 27 (21.60%) DevOps
10 26 (20.80%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (20.80%) SQL
11 23 (18.40%) Configuration Management
11 23 (18.40%) Bash Shell
12 22 (17.60%) Finance
13 21 (16.80%) Tomcat
13 21 (16.80%) CentOS
14 20 (16.00%) Ubuntu
15 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
16 18 (14.40%) DNS
16 18 (14.40%) Oracle
16 18 (14.40%) Firewall
16 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (13.60%) Law
17 17 (13.60%) Debian
17 17 (13.60%) ITIL
17 17 (13.60%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 29 (23.20%) Apache
2 21 (16.80%) Tomcat
3 13 (10.40%) IIS
4 9 (7.20%) nginx
5 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.40%) CMS
8 2 (1.60%) JBoss
8 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.80%) Jetty
9 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) SaaS
2 8 (6.40%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.40%) DNS
1 18 (14.40%) Firewall
2 17 (13.60%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.60%) DHCP
4 9 (7.20%) HTTP
4 9 (7.20%) SAN
5 8 (6.40%) SMTP
5 8 (6.40%) Telnet
5 8 (6.40%) FTP
5 8 (6.40%) LDAP
5 8 (6.40%) SSH
5 8 (6.40%) IMAP
5 8 (6.40%) NAS
6 7 (5.60%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.80%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.00%) tcpdump
9 4 (3.20%) MRTG
9 4 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.20%) VoIP
10 3 (2.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.20%) MySQL
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.60%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.60%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.60%) Big Data
6 2 (1.60%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.20%) GDB
4 3 (2.40%) Emacs
5 2 (1.60%) Subversion
6 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (17.60%) Finance
2 17 (13.60%) Law
3 10 (8.00%) Banking
4 8 (6.40%) Games
4 8 (6.40%) French Language
5 6 (4.80%) Advertising
6 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.40%) Retail
8 2 (1.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.80%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) Web Services
2 6 (4.80%) LAMP
3 4 (3.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.40%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.60%) Middleware
5 2 (1.60%) XML
6 1 (0.80%) Spring
6 1 (0.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Open Source
2 6 (4.80%) EqualLogic
3 4 (3.20%) Replication
4 3 (2.40%) Social Media
5 2 (1.60%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) APACS
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.80%) iDTV
6 1 (0.80%) EMV
6 1 (0.80%) EFT
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (27.20%) UNIX
2 34 (27.20%) Windows
2 34 (27.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (16.80%) CentOS
4 20 (16.00%) Ubuntu
5 17 (13.60%) Debian
6 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.80%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.40%) Solaris
8 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.60%) Fedora
9 2 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) DevOps
2 23 (18.40%) Configuration Management
3 17 (13.60%) ITIL
4 13 (10.40%) Project Management
4 13 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.40%) Information Management
7 7 (5.60%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.60%) Change Control
7 7 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.00%) CRM
10 4 (3.20%) Change Management
10 4 (3.20%) Web Services Management
10 4 (3.20%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.20%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (3.20%) Digital Forensics
11 3 (2.40%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (2.40%) Migration
11 3 (2.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.20%) Perl
2 36 (28.80%) Python
3 26 (20.80%) SQL
4 23 (18.40%) Bash Shell
5 15 (12.00%) PHP
6 14 (11.20%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.40%) Ruby
7 13 (10.40%) Java
8 11 (8.80%) C
9 8 (6.40%) VBScript
10 7 (5.60%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.40%) C++
12 2 (1.60%) Groovy
12 2 (1.60%) Scala
13 1 (0.80%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.80%) AWK
13 1 (0.80%) Tcl
13 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.80%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.40%) MCSE
3 5 (4.00%) CCNA
3 5 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.00%) Degree
3 5 (4.00%) RHCE
4 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.80%) LPIC
5 1 (0.80%) MCITP
5 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.20%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.40%) vSphere
4 7 (5.60%) KVM
4 7 (5.60%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.80%) NFS
6 5 (4.00%) XenServer
7 4 (3.20%) iptables
8 2 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.80%) Docker
9 1 (0.80%) NDS
9 1 (0.80%) Firmware
9 1 (0.80%) Xen
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (35.20%) Puppet
2 36 (28.80%) Nagios
3 26 (20.80%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.60%) Ansible
5 7 (5.60%) Tivoli
6 6 (4.80%) Cacti
7 4 (3.20%) SmokePing
7 4 (3.20%) Check_MK
7 4 (3.20%) BMC Marimba
8 3 (2.40%) Graphite
8 3 (2.40%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.40%) logstash
8 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.60%) Salt
9 2 (1.60%) SELinux
10 1 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.80%) yum
10 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (43.20%) Red Hat
2 46 (36.80%) VMware
3 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
4 18 (14.40%) Oracle
5 15 (12.00%) Cisco
6 8 (6.40%) HP
6 8 (6.40%) Intel
6 8 (6.40%) F5
7 6 (4.80%) Dell
7 6 (4.80%) IBM
8 5 (4.00%) Rackspace
9 4 (3.20%) Veeam
10 3 (2.40%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.40%) Veritas
10 3 (2.40%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.60%) Symantec
11 2 (1.60%) NetApp
11 2 (1.60%) EMC
11 2 (1.60%) Citrix
11 2 (1.60%) Percona
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
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Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
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