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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 251 254 252
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 56 63 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.64% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 62 58
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -5.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,778 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
9678 9785 10271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.33% 92.84% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8282 8282 9207
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
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 3 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 3 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 52 (41.60%) Red Hat
3 45 (36.00%) Perl
3 45 (36.00%) Puppet
4 41 (32.80%) VMware
5 37 (29.60%) Python
6 36 (28.80%) UNIX
7 35 (28.00%) MySQL
7 35 (28.00%) Nagios
8 33 (26.40%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (26.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (25.60%) Windows
10 30 (24.00%) Apache
11 26 (20.80%) DevOps
12 25 (20.00%) SQL
13 23 (18.40%) Bash Shell
14 22 (17.60%) Firewall
15 21 (16.80%) Configuration Management
16 20 (16.00%) Finance
17 19 (15.20%) Law
17 19 (15.20%) PHP
17 19 (15.20%) CentOS
17 19 (15.20%) Ubuntu
18 18 (14.40%) Open Source
19 17 (13.60%) SaaS
19 17 (13.60%) ITIL
19 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
20 16 (12.80%) Tomcat
21 15 (12.00%) C
21 15 (12.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 30 (24.00%) Apache
2 16 (12.80%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.20%) nginx
4 12 (9.60%) IIS
5 4 (3.20%) JBoss
6 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.40%) CMS
7 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.80%) Jetty
8 1 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.60%) SaaS
2 12 (9.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.60%) Firewall
2 15 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.00%) DNS
3 10 (8.00%) DHCP
4 8 (6.40%) FTP
4 8 (6.40%) SSH
4 8 (6.40%) SMTP
4 8 (6.40%) Telnet
4 8 (6.40%) IMAP
4 8 (6.40%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (5.60%) HTTP
5 7 (5.60%) LDAP
6 5 (4.00%) SAN
7 4 (3.20%) VoIP
7 4 (3.20%) NAS
7 4 (3.20%) tcpdump
7 4 (3.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.40%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (2.40%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.00%) MySQL
2 13 (10.40%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.40%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.60%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.60%) Big Data
7 2 (1.60%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.40%) GDB
4 2 (1.60%) Subversion
4 2 (1.60%) Emacs
5 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (16.00%) Finance
2 19 (15.20%) Law
3 8 (6.40%) Games
3 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 8 (6.40%) French Language
4 6 (4.80%) Advertising
5 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.00%) Web Services
2 9 (7.20%) LAMP
3 4 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.40%) XML
5 2 (1.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.80%) Spring
6 1 (0.80%) J2EE
6 1 (0.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Open Source
2 3 (2.40%) Social Media
3 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.60%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.60%) Clustering
4 1 (0.80%) PKI
4 1 (0.80%) iDTV
4 1 (0.80%) EMV
4 1 (0.80%) EFT
4 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.80%) APACS
4 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (28.80%) UNIX
3 33 (26.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (25.60%) Windows
5 19 (15.20%) Ubuntu
5 19 (15.20%) CentOS
6 14 (11.20%) Debian
7 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (7.20%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.00%) Solaris
10 2 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.80%) SUSE
11 1 (0.80%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.80%) DevOps
2 21 (16.80%) Configuration Management
3 17 (13.60%) ITIL
4 15 (12.00%) Project Management
4 15 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (9.60%) Information Management
5 12 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.80%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.00%) Change Control
8 5 (4.00%) CRM
8 5 (4.00%) Web Services Management
9 4 (3.20%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.20%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.40%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.40%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (2.40%) Migration
10 3 (2.40%) Change Management
10 3 (2.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.00%) Perl
2 37 (29.60%) Python
3 25 (20.00%) SQL
4 23 (18.40%) Bash Shell
5 19 (15.20%) PHP
6 15 (12.00%) C
6 15 (12.00%) Java
6 15 (12.00%) Ruby
7 13 (10.40%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.40%) VBScript
9 7 (5.60%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.60%) C++
10 2 (1.60%) Groovy
10 2 (1.60%) Scala
11 1 (0.80%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.80%) AWK
11 1 (0.80%) Tcl
11 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.80%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) MCSE
1 5 (4.00%) CCNA
1 5 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.20%) Degree
3 3 (2.40%) RHCE
4 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) VCP4
5 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.80%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.40%) KVM
4 6 (4.80%) XenServer
5 5 (4.00%) NFS
6 4 (3.20%) vSphere
6 4 (3.20%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.80%) Xen
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.80%) Firmware
8 1 (0.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 45 (36.00%) Puppet
2 35 (28.00%) Nagios
3 33 (26.40%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.80%) Ansible
5 5 (4.00%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.20%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.40%) logstash
7 3 (2.40%) Cacti
7 3 (2.40%) Graphite
8 2 (1.60%) Salt
8 2 (1.60%) SELinux
8 2 (1.60%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.80%) yum
9 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (41.60%) Red Hat
2 41 (32.80%) VMware
3 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.00%) Oracle
5 12 (9.60%) Cisco
6 8 (6.40%) Intel
7 6 (4.80%) HP
7 6 (4.80%) F5
8 5 (4.00%) Rackspace
9 4 (3.20%) Veritas
9 4 (3.20%) ProCurve
9 4 (3.20%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.40%) EMC
10 3 (2.40%) NetApp
10 3 (2.40%) IBM
11 2 (1.60%) Dell
11 2 (1.60%) Citrix
11 2 (1.60%) Symantec
11 2 (1.60%) Percona
12 1 (0.80%) Remedy
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago