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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 272 273 269
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 45 48 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 44
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £57,500
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
9750 10469 10312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.27% 92.66% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8310 8802 9165
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (45.05%) Red Hat
3 42 (37.84%) VMware
3 42 (37.84%) Puppet
4 40 (36.04%) Perl
5 37 (33.33%) Python
6 36 (32.43%) Nagios
7 30 (27.03%) UNIX
7 30 (27.03%) Windows
7 30 (27.03%) MySQL
8 29 (26.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (24.32%) Apache
10 26 (23.42%) DevOps
11 25 (22.52%) SQL
12 24 (21.62%) Bash Shell
12 24 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
13 21 (18.92%) Ubuntu
13 21 (18.92%) Tomcat
13 21 (18.92%) Configuration Management
13 21 (18.92%) Finance
14 20 (18.02%) CentOS
15 18 (16.22%) Firewall
15 18 (16.22%) Oracle
16 17 (15.32%) TCP/IP
16 17 (15.32%) Law
16 17 (15.32%) Debian
17 16 (14.41%) DNS
17 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.41%) Open Source
18 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (24.32%) Apache
2 21 (18.92%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.71%) IIS
4 8 (7.21%) nginx
5 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.70%) CMS
6 3 (2.70%) JBoss
6 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.90%) Jetty
7 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) SaaS
2 8 (7.21%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) Firewall
2 17 (15.32%) TCP/IP
3 16 (14.41%) DNS
4 12 (10.81%) DHCP
5 9 (8.11%) HTTP
6 8 (7.21%) FTP
6 8 (7.21%) LDAP
6 8 (7.21%) SMTP
6 8 (7.21%) SSH
6 8 (7.21%) SAN
6 8 (7.21%) IMAP
6 8 (7.21%) Telnet
7 7 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (6.31%) NAS
8 5 (4.50%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.50%) tcpdump
9 4 (3.60%) MRTG
9 4 (3.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.03%) MySQL
2 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.70%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.80%) Big Data
8 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.60%) GDB
4 3 (2.70%) Emacs
5 2 (1.80%) Subversion
6 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Law
3 8 (7.21%) Games
3 8 (7.21%) Banking
3 8 (7.21%) French Language
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) Web Services
2 3 (2.70%) XML
2 3 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (2.70%) LAMP
2 3 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.80%) Middleware
4 1 (0.90%) Spring
4 1 (0.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Open Source
2 5 (4.50%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.70%) Social Media
3 3 (2.70%) Replication
4 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) APACS
5 1 (0.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.90%) iDTV
5 1 (0.90%) EMV
5 1 (0.90%) EFT
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (27.03%) UNIX
2 30 (27.03%) Windows
3 29 (26.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (18.92%) Ubuntu
5 20 (18.02%) CentOS
6 17 (15.32%) Debian
7 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.70%) Solaris
10 2 (1.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) DevOps
2 21 (18.92%) Configuration Management
3 14 (12.61%) ITIL
3 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.71%) Project Management
5 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.21%) Information Management
7 7 (6.31%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.41%) Change Control
9 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.50%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.50%) CRM
10 4 (3.60%) Change Management
10 4 (3.60%) Web Services Management
10 4 (3.60%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (3.60%) Digital Forensics
11 3 (2.70%) Migration
11 3 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.04%) Perl
2 37 (33.33%) Python
3 25 (22.52%) SQL
4 24 (21.62%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.61%) Shell Script
5 14 (12.61%) Ruby
6 13 (11.71%) PHP
6 13 (11.71%) Java
7 10 (9.01%) C
8 8 (7.21%) VBScript
9 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.70%) C++
11 2 (1.80%) Groovy
11 2 (1.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.90%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.90%) AWK
12 1 (0.90%) Tcl
12 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.90%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.31%) MCSE
3 5 (4.50%) CCNA
3 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.50%) Degree
4 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.90%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.90%) LPIC
5 1 (0.90%) MCITP
5 1 (0.90%) RHCE
5 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.31%) KVM
4 6 (5.41%) NFS
4 6 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.50%) XenServer
5 5 (4.50%) vSphere
6 4 (3.60%) iptables
7 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.90%) Docker
8 1 (0.90%) Xen
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.90%) NDS
8 1 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (37.84%) Puppet
2 36 (32.43%) Nagios
3 24 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (9.91%) Ansible
5 7 (6.31%) Tivoli
6 6 (5.41%) Cacti
7 4 (3.60%) SmokePing
8 3 (2.70%) logstash
8 3 (2.70%) Check_MK
8 3 (2.70%) Graphite
8 3 (2.70%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.70%) BMC Marimba
9 2 (1.80%) Salt
10 1 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.90%) SELinux
10 1 (0.90%) yum
10 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (45.05%) Red Hat
2 42 (37.84%) VMware
3 18 (16.22%) Oracle
4 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
5 13 (11.71%) Cisco
6 8 (7.21%) Intel
7 6 (5.41%) F5
8 5 (4.50%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.50%) IBM
8 5 (4.50%) HP
8 5 (4.50%) Dell
9 3 (2.70%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.70%) Veeam
9 3 (2.70%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.70%) Veritas
10 2 (1.80%) NetApp
10 2 (1.80%) Symantec
10 2 (1.80%) EMC
10 2 (1.80%) Citrix
10 2 (1.80%) Percona
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