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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 232 275 288
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 59 50 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.47% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 36
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
8800 10739 10997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.04% 92.71% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7604 9046 9719
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 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (53.68%) VMware
3 49 (51.58%) Windows
4 46 (48.42%) Red Hat
5 39 (41.05%) Python
6 36 (37.89%) Puppet
7 30 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (30.53%) UNIX
9 25 (26.32%) Nagios
9 25 (26.32%) Apache
10 24 (25.26%) Bash Shell
10 24 (25.26%) DevOps
11 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
12 22 (23.16%) Degree
12 22 (23.16%) Open Source
13 21 (22.11%) Finance
13 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
13 21 (22.11%) MySQL
14 19 (20.00%) Perl
14 19 (20.00%) Tomcat
14 19 (20.00%) Data Centre
15 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
15 18 (18.95%) ITIL
15 18 (18.95%) Firewall
16 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
17 16 (16.84%) Cisco
17 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (13.68%) DNS
18 13 (13.68%) SQL
18 13 (13.68%) Debian

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (26.32%) Apache
2 19 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.58%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.42%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.21%) nginx
7 2 (2.11%) IIS
7 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.05%) Confluence
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.32%) Office 365
3 5 (5.26%) IaaS
4 4 (4.21%) SaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
1 18 (18.95%) Firewall
2 13 (13.68%) DNS
3 8 (8.42%) SAN
3 8 (8.42%) iSCSI
3 8 (8.42%) NAS
4 6 (6.32%) DHCP
5 5 (5.26%) LDAP
5 5 (5.26%) Internet
5 5 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (4.21%) MRTG
7 3 (3.16%) VLAN
7 3 (3.16%) VPN
7 3 (3.16%) HTTP
8 2 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.11%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.05%) HSRP
9 1 (1.05%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) MySQL
2 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Emacs
2 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.26%) Subversion
4 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.11%) GDB
6 1 (1.05%) FishEye
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 21 (22.11%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Law
4 3 (3.16%) Advertising
4 3 (3.16%) Games
4 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) German Language
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) LAMP
2 8 (8.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.16%) Web Services
4 2 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.11%) Middleware
5 1 (1.05%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.05%) Memcached
5 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.42%) Replication
2 8 (8.42%) EqualLogic
3 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Online Games
5 1 (1.05%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (51.58%) Windows
3 30 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (30.53%) UNIX
5 13 (13.68%) Debian
6 8 (8.42%) Ubuntu
7 7 (7.37%) CentOS
8 3 (3.16%) Solaris
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) DevOps
2 22 (23.16%) Open Source
3 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
4 18 (18.95%) ITIL
5 10 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.42%) Change Control
7 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.26%) Network Design
9 3 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.16%) Security Testing
9 3 (3.16%) Change Management
9 3 (3.16%) BCP
9 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.16%) Information Security
9 3 (3.16%) Computer Security
9 3 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.05%) Python
2 24 (25.26%) Bash Shell
3 19 (20.00%) Perl
4 13 (13.68%) SQL
5 8 (8.42%) Ruby
6 7 (7.37%) Java
7 6 (6.32%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.16%) PHP
10 2 (2.11%) C++
11 1 (1.05%) C
11 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.05%) Scala
11 1 (1.05%) Groovy
11 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Degree
2 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.53%) MCSE
4 8 (8.42%) RHCE
5 6 (6.32%) CCNA
5 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.21%) RHCA
7 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.11%) LPIC
8 2 (2.11%) MCITP
8 2 (2.11%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (1.05%) CCNP
9 1 (1.05%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.58%) Xen
4 9 (9.47%) vSphere
4 9 (9.47%) KVM
5 8 (8.42%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.32%) VMware Server
6 6 (6.32%) iptables
7 5 (5.26%) NFS
8 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.11%) Docker
9 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.05%) NDS
10 1 (1.05%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 36 (37.89%) Puppet
2 25 (26.32%) Nagios
3 10 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 10 (10.53%) Ansible
4 9 (9.47%) Cacti
5 8 (8.42%) Check_MK
5 8 (8.42%) BMC Marimba
6 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.21%) SmokePing
7 4 (4.21%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (3.16%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.11%) logstash
10 1 (1.05%) Bcfg2
10 1 (1.05%) Netcool
10 1 (1.05%) Nessus
10 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.05%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
10 1 (1.05%) Icinga
10 1 (1.05%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 51 (53.68%) VMware
2 46 (48.42%) Red Hat
3 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.84%) Cisco
5 9 (9.47%) Oracle
6 8 (8.42%) IBM
6 8 (8.42%) Dell
6 8 (8.42%) Citrix
6 8 (8.42%) Veeam
7 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.16%) Splunk
9 1 (1.05%) Percona
9 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
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First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35319 - £41553 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago