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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 256 244 248
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 55 67 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.64% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51 67 66
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +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
9602 9788 10160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.43% 92.99% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8385 8389 9149
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (44.36%) Puppet
3 58 (43.61%) Red Hat
4 57 (42.86%) Perl
5 51 (38.35%) Python
6 48 (36.09%) Nagios
7 46 (34.59%) MySQL
8 45 (33.83%) VMware
9 44 (33.08%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (27.07%) Apache
12 34 (25.56%) UNIX
13 33 (24.81%) Windows
14 32 (24.06%) Ubuntu
15 31 (23.31%) Bash Shell
16 28 (21.05%) DevOps
16 28 (21.05%) CentOS
17 27 (20.30%) Ruby
17 27 (20.30%) Firewall
18 25 (18.80%) ITIL
19 24 (18.05%) Tomcat
19 24 (18.05%) nginx
19 24 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (17.29%) Open Source
20 23 (17.29%) SQL
21 22 (16.54%) Oracle
22 20 (15.04%) Finance
23 19 (14.29%) Ansible
24 18 (13.53%) SaaS
24 18 (13.53%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (27.07%) Apache
2 24 (18.05%) Tomcat
2 24 (18.05%) nginx
3 16 (12.03%) JBoss
4 13 (9.77%) WebLogic
5 11 (8.27%) IIS
6 3 (2.26%) CMS
6 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.53%) SaaS
2 15 (11.28%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.30%) Firewall
2 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.77%) DNS
4 12 (9.02%) DHCP
5 11 (8.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (7.52%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (7.52%) BIG-IP
7 9 (6.77%) SSH
8 8 (6.02%) IMAP
8 8 (6.02%) FTP
8 8 (6.02%) SMTP
8 8 (6.02%) Telnet
9 7 (5.26%) HTTP
9 7 (5.26%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.01%) SAN
10 4 (3.01%) LDAP
10 4 (3.01%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.26%) VoIP
11 3 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.59%) MySQL
2 13 (9.77%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.77%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.02%) DB2
5 7 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.50%) Big Data
9 2 (1.50%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.50%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.50%) Subversion
4 1 (0.75%) Redmine
4 1 (0.75%) Emacs
4 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (15.04%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Law
3 8 (6.02%) French Language
3 8 (6.02%) Games
4 6 (4.51%) Banking
4 6 (4.51%) Advertising
5 4 (3.01%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.53%) Web Services
2 8 (6.02%) XML
2 8 (6.02%) LAMP
3 6 (4.51%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.50%) Java EE
5 2 (1.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.75%) J2EE
6 1 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Open Source
2 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.50%) Derivative
4 2 (1.50%) Spread Betting
4 2 (1.50%) Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) APACS
5 1 (0.75%) EMV
5 1 (0.75%) EFT
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (25.56%) UNIX
4 33 (24.81%) Windows
5 32 (24.06%) Ubuntu
6 28 (21.05%) CentOS
7 15 (11.28%) Debian
8 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.77%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.76%) Solaris
11 2 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.05%) DevOps
2 25 (18.80%) ITIL
3 18 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.78%) Configuration Management
5 15 (11.28%) Information Management
6 14 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 13 (9.77%) Project Management
8 10 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.02%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.26%) Web Services Management
10 7 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (3.76%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.01%) CRM
13 3 (2.26%) Service Management
13 3 (2.26%) Change Management
13 3 (2.26%) OO
13 3 (2.26%) Change Control
13 3 (2.26%) Penetration Testing
14 2 (1.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.86%) Perl
2 51 (38.35%) Python
3 31 (23.31%) Bash Shell
4 27 (20.30%) Ruby
5 23 (17.29%) SQL
6 18 (13.53%) C
7 14 (10.53%) PHP
8 13 (9.77%) Java
9 11 (8.27%) Shell Script
10 8 (6.02%) VBScript
11 7 (5.26%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.50%) Scala
12 2 (1.50%) Groovy
13 1 (0.75%) AWK
13 1 (0.75%) Tcl
13 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.75%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) CCNA
1 7 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.76%) Degree
3 4 (3.01%) MCSE
3 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.26%) RHCE
5 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.78%) KVM
3 11 (8.27%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.77%) Xen
5 8 (6.02%) XenServer
6 2 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.50%) vSphere
6 2 (1.50%) NFS
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) Docker
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 59 (44.36%) Puppet
2 48 (36.09%) Nagios
3 44 (33.08%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (14.29%) Ansible
5 16 (12.03%) Salt
6 13 (9.77%) Cacti
7 10 (7.52%) CFEngine
7 10 (7.52%) ZABBIX
8 6 (4.51%) HAProxy
9 4 (3.01%) Tivoli
10 3 (2.26%) Graphite
11 2 (1.50%) SELinux
11 2 (1.50%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.75%) yum
12 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.75%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 58 (43.61%) Red Hat
2 45 (33.83%) VMware
3 22 (16.54%) Oracle
4 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.77%) Cisco
5 13 (9.77%) F5
6 9 (6.77%) Citrix
7 8 (6.02%) Intel
8 7 (5.26%) HP
9 6 (4.51%) Rackspace
9 6 (4.51%) ProCurve
9 6 (4.51%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.01%) EMC
10 4 (3.01%) Veritas
11 3 (2.26%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (1.50%) Percona
12 2 (1.50%) NetApp
12 2 (1.50%) IBM
12 2 (1.50%) Symantec
13 1 (0.75%) Remedy
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits, Pension, Discount
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago