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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 289 277 276
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 39 48 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.40% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 57
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £70,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11489 11178 12228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.27% 93.20% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9633 9788 11147
Average salary £52,500 £53,625 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 56 (65.12%) Red Hat
3 37 (43.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (38.37%) VMware
5 29 (33.72%) Python
6 27 (31.40%) Perl
7 24 (27.91%) Finance
8 23 (26.74%) ITIL
8 23 (26.74%) Bash Shell
9 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
10 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
10 20 (23.26%) SQL
10 20 (23.26%) Apache
10 20 (23.26%) Degree
10 20 (23.26%) Problem Management
10 20 (23.26%) CentOS
11 18 (20.93%) MCSE
11 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (20.93%) SLA
11 18 (20.93%) Tivoli
12 17 (19.77%) SAN
12 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
12 17 (19.77%) UNIX
12 17 (19.77%) Puppet
13 15 (17.44%) DNS
13 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
13 15 (17.44%) Computer Science
14 14 (16.28%) Ubuntu
14 14 (16.28%) Windows
15 13 (15.12%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (23.26%) Apache
2 10 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) nginx
5 1 (1.16%) Jetty
5 1 (1.16%) Drupal
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.33%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) SAN
1 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
2 15 (17.44%) DNS
3 11 (12.79%) Firewall
4 9 (10.47%) LDAP
4 9 (10.47%) SMTP
5 6 (6.98%) VPN
5 6 (6.98%) NAS
5 6 (6.98%) tcpdump
6 5 (5.81%) DHCP
7 4 (4.65%) Kerberos
7 4 (4.65%) LAN
8 3 (3.49%) Multicast
8 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.49%) SSH
8 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.49%) SNMP
8 3 (3.49%) Internet
9 2 (2.33%) IPv4
9 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) MySQL
2 9 (10.47%) RDBMS
2 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.49%) Redis
5 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) Riak
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Subversion
2 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.65%) JIRA
5 2 (2.33%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.16%) Trac
6 1 (1.16%) Redmine
6 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 2 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (5.81%) Web Services
3 3 (3.49%) LAMP
4 2 (2.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.16%) Java SE
5 1 (1.16%) Java EE
5 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.16%) J2EE
5 1 (1.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.95%) Derivative
2 12 (13.95%) Spread Betting
3 8 (9.30%) Open Source
3 8 (9.30%) Clustering
4 6 (6.98%) Replication
5 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.16%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) Physics
6 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (43.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (23.26%) CentOS
4 17 (19.77%) UNIX
5 14 (16.28%) Ubuntu
5 14 (16.28%) Windows
6 13 (15.12%) Debian
7 9 (10.47%) Solaris
8 6 (6.98%) AIX
9 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 20 (23.26%) Problem Management
3 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
4 13 (15.12%) DevOps
5 8 (9.30%) High Availability
6 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.81%) Migration
8 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.65%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.33%) CRM
10 2 (2.33%) Change Management
10 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.33%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.33%) Web Development
10 2 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.33%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.16%) Business Continuity Planning
11 1 (1.16%) Kernel Tuning
11 1 (1.16%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) Python
2 27 (31.40%) Perl
3 23 (26.74%) Bash Shell
4 20 (23.26%) SQL
5 12 (13.95%) Ruby
5 12 (13.95%) PHP
6 9 (10.47%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.14%) C
8 6 (6.98%) Java
9 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.16%) Lua
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 18 (20.93%) MCSE
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.98%) RHCE
3 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) RHCA
4 3 (3.49%) RHCT
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.63%) NFS
3 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Postfix
3 6 (6.98%) Sendmail
4 4 (4.65%) Samba
5 3 (3.49%) KVM
6 2 (2.33%) vSphere
7 1 (1.16%) RHEV
7 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.16%) Varnish
7 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) Tivoli
2 17 (19.77%) Puppet
3 13 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (12.79%) Nagios
5 6 (6.98%) CFEngine
6 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (4.65%) Salt
7 3 (3.49%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (3.49%) Cobbler
7 3 (3.49%) SCOM
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.16%) Cacti
9 1 (1.16%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 56 (65.12%) Red Hat
2 33 (38.37%) VMware
3 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.95%) HP
5 11 (12.79%) Oracle
6 7 (8.14%) IBM
7 5 (5.81%) JBoss
8 3 (3.49%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.49%) Cisco
9 2 (2.33%) Splunk
9 2 (2.33%) Zoho
9 2 (2.33%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.16%) Citrix
10 1 (1.16%) Juniper
10 1 (1.16%) Veritas
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