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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 242 248 277
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 61 80 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.68% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.74% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 78 43
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,350 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +0.87%
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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (53.40%) VMware
3 53 (51.46%) Red Hat
4 51 (49.51%) Windows
5 39 (37.86%) Python
6 38 (36.89%) Puppet
7 37 (35.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (31.07%) UNIX
9 28 (27.18%) Apache
10 26 (25.24%) Finance
11 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
12 24 (23.30%) Nagios
12 24 (23.30%) ITIL
13 23 (22.33%) Degree
13 23 (22.33%) Bash Shell
14 22 (21.36%) Open Source
14 22 (21.36%) DevOps
14 22 (21.36%) Data Centre
15 21 (20.39%) MySQL
16 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management
17 19 (18.45%) Tomcat
17 19 (18.45%) TCP/IP
17 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (17.48%) Active Directory
18 18 (17.48%) Perl
19 17 (16.50%) Firewall
20 16 (15.53%) Cisco
21 15 (14.56%) Debian
21 15 (14.56%) Banking
22 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (27.18%) Apache
2 19 (18.45%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.68%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.77%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.88%) nginx
7 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.91%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.94%) IIS
9 1 (0.97%) JBoss
9 1 (0.97%) Confluence
9 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Office 365
3 5 (4.85%) IaaS
4 4 (3.88%) SaaS
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.97%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.45%) TCP/IP
2 17 (16.50%) Firewall
3 13 (12.62%) DNS
4 11 (10.68%) SAN
5 8 (7.77%) iSCSI
5 8 (7.77%) NAS
6 6 (5.83%) LDAP
7 5 (4.85%) DHCP
7 5 (4.85%) Internet
7 5 (4.85%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (3.88%) MRTG
9 3 (2.91%) tcpdump
9 3 (2.91%) VLAN
9 3 (2.91%) HTTP
9 3 (2.91%) VPN
10 2 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.97%) OSPF
11 1 (0.97%) BGP
11 1 (0.97%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) MySQL
2 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.94%) Big Data
4 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.97%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.71%) Emacs
3 6 (5.83%) Subversion
4 3 (2.91%) GDB
4 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) FishEye
5 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Law
4 3 (2.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (7.77%) LAMP
2 3 (2.91%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.94%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.97%) Memcached
4 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.71%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.77%) Replication
3 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.77%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.91%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.91%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (49.51%) Windows
3 37 (35.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (31.07%) UNIX
5 15 (14.56%) Debian
6 9 (8.74%) CentOS
7 8 (7.77%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.91%) Solaris
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.97%) Fedora
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.97%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) ITIL
2 22 (21.36%) Open Source
2 22 (21.36%) DevOps
3 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management
4 11 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.74%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.77%) Change Control
7 6 (5.83%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.83%) Business Continuity
7 6 (5.83%) Information Security
7 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.83%) BCP
8 5 (4.85%) Network Design
9 4 (3.88%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.88%) Low Latency
9 4 (3.88%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.86%) Python
2 23 (22.33%) Bash Shell
3 18 (17.48%) Perl
4 12 (11.65%) SQL
5 10 (9.71%) Ruby
6 9 (8.74%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.77%) Java
8 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.88%) PHP
10 3 (2.91%) C++
11 1 (0.97%) C
11 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.97%) Scala
11 1 (0.97%) Groovy
11 1 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) Degree
2 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.65%) MCSE
4 9 (8.74%) RHCE
4 9 (8.74%) CCNA
4 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) RHCA
6 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.91%) CCNP
7 2 (1.94%) CCIE
7 2 (1.94%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (1.94%) GIAC
7 2 (1.94%) LPIC
7 2 (1.94%) MCITP
7 2 (1.94%) CHFI
7 2 (1.94%) CISSP
8 1 (0.97%) CEH
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) SLA
2 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (17.48%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.68%) Xen
4 10 (9.71%) vSphere
5 9 (8.74%) KVM
6 8 (7.77%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.83%) VMware Server
8 5 (4.85%) NFS
8 5 (4.85%) iptables
9 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.91%) Squid
10 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.94%) Docker
11 1 (0.97%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.97%) XenServer
11 1 (0.97%) NDS
Systems Management
1 38 (36.89%) Puppet
2 24 (23.30%) Nagios
3 12 (11.65%) Ansible
4 9 (8.74%) Tivoli
4 9 (8.74%) Cacti
5 8 (7.77%) Check_MK
5 8 (7.77%) BMC Marimba
6 7 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (3.88%) SmokePing
9 3 (2.91%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.94%) logstash
11 1 (0.97%) Icinga
11 1 (0.97%) OpenNebula
11 1 (0.97%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.97%) Netcool
11 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (53.40%) VMware
2 53 (51.46%) Red Hat
3 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.53%) Cisco
5 13 (12.62%) Oracle
6 10 (9.71%) IBM
7 8 (7.77%) Dell
7 8 (7.77%) Citrix
7 8 (7.77%) Veeam
8 5 (4.85%) HP
9 4 (3.88%) F5
9 4 (3.88%) Splunk
10 3 (2.91%) WorldPay
10 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.97%) Percona
11 1 (0.97%) Hitachi
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35319 - £41553 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago