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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 283 265 255
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 49 50 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.43% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.46% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 84
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11696 10979 13020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.35% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9858 9611 11780
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 71 (69.61%) Red Hat
3 44 (43.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (38.24%) Perl
5 35 (34.31%) Python
6 34 (33.33%) UNIX
6 34 (33.33%) VMware
6 34 (33.33%) Puppet
7 33 (32.35%) Finance
8 32 (31.37%) Apache
9 31 (30.39%) Bash Shell
10 30 (29.41%) TCP/IP
11 26 (25.49%) Windows
12 24 (23.53%) HP
13 23 (22.55%) Configuration Management
13 23 (22.55%) ITIL
14 22 (21.57%) Ruby
15 20 (19.61%) SAN
15 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
15 20 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
16 19 (18.63%) DNS
16 19 (18.63%) SQL
16 19 (18.63%) Problem Management
17 18 (17.65%) Nagios
18 17 (16.67%) Shell Script
18 17 (16.67%) CentOS
19 16 (15.69%) SLA
20 15 (14.71%) PHP
20 15 (14.71%) Solaris
21 14 (13.73%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (31.37%) Apache
2 13 (12.75%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.96%) nginx
5 2 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) Node.js
6 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Joyent
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 20 (19.61%) SAN
3 19 (18.63%) DNS
4 13 (12.75%) LDAP
5 12 (11.76%) Firewall
6 10 (9.80%) tcpdump
7 9 (8.82%) SMTP
8 7 (6.86%) VPN
8 7 (6.86%) Multicast
9 6 (5.88%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.88%) Wireshark
10 5 (4.90%) DHCP
10 5 (4.90%) NAS
11 4 (3.92%) BGP
11 4 (3.92%) SNMP
12 3 (2.94%) Internet
12 3 (2.94%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.94%) SSH
13 2 (1.96%) LAN
13 2 (1.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) MySQL
1 11 (10.78%) RDBMS
1 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.90%) Redis
4 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.98%) HBase
6 1 (0.98%) Riak
6 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Subversion
2 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Trac
3 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (32.35%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Law
5 3 (2.94%) Games
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (4.90%) Web Services
2 5 (4.90%) LAMP
3 4 (3.92%) Lucene
4 2 (1.96%) Middleware
4 2 (1.96%) Java SE
4 2 (1.96%) Java EE
4 2 (1.96%) J2EE
5 1 (0.98%) Flash
5 1 (0.98%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Clustering
2 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.86%) Replication
3 7 (6.86%) Open Source
4 6 (5.88%) Derivative
4 6 (5.88%) Spread Betting
5 4 (3.92%) Firmware
6 2 (1.96%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.98%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.98%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (43.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (33.33%) UNIX
4 26 (25.49%) Windows
5 17 (16.67%) CentOS
6 15 (14.71%) Solaris
7 14 (13.73%) Ubuntu
8 12 (11.76%) Debian
9 6 (5.88%) AIX
10 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.96%) SUSE
11 2 (1.96%) OS/2
11 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.98%) Fedora
12 1 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) Configuration Management
1 23 (22.55%) ITIL
2 19 (18.63%) Problem Management
3 9 (8.82%) High Availability
4 8 (7.84%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.90%) Migration
7 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (2.94%) Test Automation
9 2 (1.96%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (1.96%) Workflow
9 2 (1.96%) Change Management
10 1 (0.98%) CRM
10 1 (0.98%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.98%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (0.98%) Business Continuity
10 1 (0.98%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) Perl
2 35 (34.31%) Python
3 31 (30.39%) Bash Shell
4 22 (21.57%) Ruby
5 19 (18.63%) SQL
6 17 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 15 (14.71%) PHP
8 12 (11.76%) Java
9 7 (6.86%) C
10 1 (0.98%) Lua
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) MCSE
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.75%) Degree
3 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) RHCE
4 3 (2.94%) RHCA
4 3 (2.94%) RHCT
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.76%) NFS
4 7 (6.86%) Postfix
5 6 (5.88%) Sendmail
6 3 (2.94%) Samba
6 3 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.96%) vSphere
7 2 (1.96%) KVM
8 1 (0.98%) Xen
8 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.98%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (33.33%) Puppet
2 20 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (17.65%) Nagios
4 14 (13.73%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.88%) CFEngine
5 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.92%) Cobbler
6 4 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.94%) SCOM
7 3 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.96%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.96%) Capistrano
8 2 (1.96%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.98%) Bcfg2
9 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.98%) Cacti
9 1 (0.98%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 71 (69.61%) Red Hat
2 34 (33.33%) VMware
3 24 (23.53%) HP
4 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.78%) Cisco
6 10 (9.80%) Veritas
6 10 (9.80%) Oracle
6 10 (9.80%) JBoss
7 7 (6.86%) IBM
8 5 (4.90%) Juniper
8 5 (4.90%) Sun
9 3 (2.94%) EMC
9 3 (2.94%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.96%) New Relic
10 2 (1.96%) Citrix
11 1 (0.98%) NetApp
11 1 (0.98%) Google
11 1 (0.98%) Splunk
11 1 (0.98%) Facebook
11 1 (0.98%) 3PAR
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Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago