The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 260 288 286
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 50 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 47 47
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £63,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux Systems 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
9848 11625 11140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.90% 92.57% 93.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9773 9771
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,521
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 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 37 (37.00%) VMware
4 35 (35.00%) Puppet
5 34 (34.00%) Nagios
6 32 (32.00%) Perl
7 31 (31.00%) Python
8 28 (28.00%) Windows
9 27 (27.00%) UNIX
10 26 (26.00%) SQL
11 25 (25.00%) MySQL
12 24 (24.00%) Apache
13 23 (23.00%) DevOps
14 22 (22.00%) Configuration Management
15 20 (20.00%) Finance
15 20 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (18.00%) Bash Shell
16 18 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (18.00%) Tomcat
17 17 (17.00%) Oracle
18 16 (16.00%) DNS
18 16 (16.00%) Law
19 15 (15.00%) Firewall
19 15 (15.00%) Debian
19 15 (15.00%) TCP/IP
19 15 (15.00%) Cisco
19 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
20 14 (14.00%) Active Directory
20 14 (14.00%) Ubuntu
21 13 (13.00%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 24 (24.00%) Apache
2 18 (18.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (12.00%) IIS
4 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.00%) nginx
7 3 (3.00%) CMS
8 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.00%) Confluence
8 1 (1.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) SaaS
2 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) DNS
2 15 (15.00%) Firewall
2 15 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.00%) DHCP
4 10 (10.00%) SAN
5 9 (9.00%) LDAP
5 9 (9.00%) NAS
6 8 (8.00%) IMAP
6 8 (8.00%) SMTP
6 8 (8.00%) FTP
6 8 (8.00%) HTTP
6 8 (8.00%) Telnet
6 8 (8.00%) SSH
7 7 (7.00%) iSCSI
8 6 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.00%) tcpdump
9 5 (5.00%) MRTG
10 4 (4.00%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (4.00%) VoIP
11 3 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.00%) Big Data
6 2 (2.00%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) DB2
7 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.00%) Emacs
3 4 (4.00%) GDB
4 2 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) JIRA
5 1 (1.00%) FishEye
General
1 20 (20.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Law
3 10 (10.00%) Banking
4 8 (8.00%) Games
4 8 (8.00%) French Language
5 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.00%) Advertising
7 2 (2.00%) Retail
8 1 (1.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) Web Services
1 5 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.00%) LAMP
4 1 (1.00%) Spring
4 1 (1.00%) Memcached
4 1 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Open Source
2 7 (7.00%) EqualLogic
3 5 (5.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.00%) Social Media
5 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) APACS
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.00%) iDTV
6 1 (1.00%) EMV
6 1 (1.00%) EFT
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (28.00%) Windows
3 27 (27.00%) UNIX
4 20 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (15.00%) Debian
6 14 (14.00%) Ubuntu
7 13 (13.00%) CentOS
8 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.00%) Solaris
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) DevOps
2 22 (22.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (12.00%) ITIL
3 12 (12.00%) Project Management
4 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.00%) Change Control
7 6 (6.00%) Information Management
8 5 (5.00%) CRM
9 4 (4.00%) Change Management
9 4 (4.00%) Migration
9 4 (4.00%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.00%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.00%) Web Services Management
11 2 (2.00%) Service Management
11 2 (2.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.00%) TDD
11 2 (2.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.00%) Perl
2 31 (31.00%) Python
3 26 (26.00%) SQL
4 18 (18.00%) Bash Shell
5 13 (13.00%) Java
6 12 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 12 (12.00%) PHP
7 9 (9.00%) Ruby
8 8 (8.00%) VBScript
9 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.00%) C
10 3 (3.00%) C++
11 2 (2.00%) Groovy
11 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.00%) Scala
12 1 (1.00%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.00%) sed
12 1 (1.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.00%) MCSE
3 6 (6.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) CCNA
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.00%) LPIC
6 1 (1.00%) MCITP
6 1 (1.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 8 (8.00%) vSphere
4 7 (7.00%) NFS
5 5 (5.00%) KVM
6 4 (4.00%) iptables
7 3 (3.00%) XenServer
8 2 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.00%) NDS
9 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.00%) Xen
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (35.00%) Puppet
2 34 (34.00%) Nagios
3 18 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (9.00%) Tivoli
5 5 (5.00%) BMC Marimba
5 5 (5.00%) Cacti
5 5 (5.00%) SmokePing
5 5 (5.00%) Ansible
5 5 (5.00%) Check_MK
6 4 (4.00%) logstash
7 2 (2.00%) Salt
7 2 (2.00%) Graphite
7 2 (2.00%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.00%) yum
8 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 40 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 37 (37.00%) VMware
3 17 (17.00%) Oracle
4 15 (15.00%) Cisco
4 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.00%) Intel
6 7 (7.00%) Dell
6 7 (7.00%) IBM
7 5 (5.00%) Veeam
8 4 (4.00%) HP
8 4 (4.00%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.00%) F5
9 3 (3.00%) Veritas
10 2 (2.00%) NetApp
10 2 (2.00%) Symantec
10 2 (2.00%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.00%) EMC
10 2 (2.00%) Citrix
10 2 (2.00%) Percona
10 2 (2.00%) ProCurve
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