The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 293 283 272
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 43 44 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 56
Average salary £47,000 £52,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.47% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £82,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11323 11126 12138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 93.35% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9488 9778 11067
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
London

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the City of London region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the City of London

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (62.79%) Red Hat
3 36 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (36.05%) VMware
5 28 (32.56%) Python
6 26 (30.23%) Perl
7 24 (27.91%) Finance
7 24 (27.91%) Bash Shell
8 23 (26.74%) ITIL
9 21 (24.42%) Active Directory
9 21 (24.42%) CentOS
10 20 (23.26%) Puppet
10 20 (23.26%) Degree
11 19 (22.09%) Problem Management
11 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
11 19 (22.09%) SQL
11 19 (22.09%) Apache
12 17 (19.77%) MCSE
12 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (19.77%) SLA
12 17 (19.77%) Tivoli
13 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
13 16 (18.60%) UNIX
14 15 (17.44%) SAN
14 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
14 15 (17.44%) Computer Science
14 15 (17.44%) Ubuntu
14 15 (17.44%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (17.44%) DevOps
15 14 (16.28%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (22.09%) Apache
2 9 (10.47%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) nginx
5 1 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) Jetty
5 1 (1.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.33%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 15 (17.44%) SAN
3 14 (16.28%) DNS
4 10 (11.63%) Firewall
5 9 (10.47%) SMTP
6 8 (9.30%) LDAP
7 6 (6.98%) NAS
8 5 (5.81%) tcpdump
8 5 (5.81%) Kerberos
8 5 (5.81%) VPN
9 4 (4.65%) LAN
10 3 (3.49%) SNMP
10 3 (3.49%) DHCP
10 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.49%) SSH
10 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.33%) Internet
11 2 (2.33%) IPv4
11 2 (2.33%) Multicast
12 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) MySQL
2 8 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.49%) Redis
6 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Subversion
2 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (2.33%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.33%) Redmine
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (4.65%) Web Services
3 3 (3.49%) LAMP
4 2 (2.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.16%) Flash
5 1 (1.16%) Java EE
5 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.95%) Derivative
2 12 (13.95%) Spread Betting
3 8 (9.30%) Open Source
4 6 (6.98%) Clustering
5 5 (5.81%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.16%) Physics
7 1 (1.16%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (24.42%) CentOS
4 16 (18.60%) UNIX
5 15 (17.44%) Ubuntu
6 13 (15.12%) Debian
7 12 (13.95%) Windows
8 8 (9.30%) Solaris
9 5 (5.81%) AIX
10 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 19 (22.09%) Problem Management
3 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
3 15 (17.44%) DevOps
4 7 (8.14%) High Availability
4 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.65%) Migration
6 4 (4.65%) Low Latency
7 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.33%) Web Development
8 2 (2.33%) CRM
8 2 (2.33%) OO
8 2 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.16%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.16%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (1.16%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.16%) Kernel Tuning
9 1 (1.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) Python
2 26 (30.23%) Perl
3 24 (27.91%) Bash Shell
4 19 (22.09%) SQL
5 14 (16.28%) Ruby
6 10 (11.63%) PHP
7 9 (10.47%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.98%) C
9 4 (4.65%) Java
10 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.16%) Lua
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 17 (19.77%) MCSE
2 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.98%) RHCE
4 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) RHCA
5 3 (3.49%) RHCT
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) NFS
3 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.81%) Postfix
4 5 (5.81%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.49%) Samba
6 2 (2.33%) vSphere
6 2 (2.33%) KVM
7 1 (1.16%) RHEV
7 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) Puppet
2 17 (19.77%) Tivoli
3 15 (17.44%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.95%) Nagios
5 7 (8.14%) CFEngine
6 5 (5.81%) Salt
7 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (3.49%) Cobbler
8 3 (3.49%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (3.49%) SCOM
9 2 (2.33%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.33%) Cacti
9 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.16%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) Red Hat
2 31 (36.05%) VMware
3 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.79%) Oracle
5 10 (11.63%) HP
6 6 (6.98%) IBM
6 6 (6.98%) JBoss
7 3 (3.49%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco
8 2 (2.33%) Splunk
8 2 (2.33%) Zoho
8 2 (2.33%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix
9 1 (1.16%) Juniper
9 1 (1.16%) Veritas
9 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago