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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 269 307 275
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 39 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.31% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 54
Average salary £53,750 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.36% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (51.76%) Red Hat
3 42 (49.41%) VMware
4 37 (43.53%) Windows
5 35 (41.18%) Python
6 33 (38.82%) Puppet
7 31 (36.47%) Nagios
7 31 (36.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (35.29%) UNIX
9 24 (28.24%) Configuration Management
10 23 (27.06%) Bash Shell
11 21 (24.71%) Perl
12 20 (23.53%) Finance
13 18 (21.18%) MySQL
13 18 (21.18%) Apache
13 18 (21.18%) DevOps
14 17 (20.00%) Banking
15 16 (18.82%) Degree
15 16 (18.82%) Tomcat
15 16 (18.82%) SQL
15 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
15 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
16 15 (17.65%) DNS
16 15 (17.65%) ITIL
17 14 (16.47%) Cisco
17 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
18 13 (15.29%) Debian
18 13 (15.29%) Open Source
19 12 (14.12%) Ruby
19 12 (14.12%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (21.18%) Apache
2 16 (18.82%) Tomcat
3 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
4 11 (12.94%) MS Exchange
5 8 (9.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.53%) IIS
7 2 (2.35%) nginx
8 1 (1.18%) Confluence
8 1 (1.18%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) Office 365
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) DNS
2 10 (11.76%) SAN
2 10 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 10 (11.76%) NAS
3 9 (10.59%) Firewall
3 9 (10.59%) LDAP
4 8 (9.41%) DHCP
5 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.88%) tcpdump
6 5 (5.88%) MRTG
7 4 (4.71%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (4.71%) HTTP
7 4 (4.71%) VoIP
8 3 (3.53%) VPN
9 2 (2.35%) Internet
9 2 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) MySQL
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Emacs
2 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.06%) Subversion
4 5 (5.88%) GDB
5 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) FishEye
6 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 17 (20.00%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Law
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Advertising
5 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) German Language
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (3.53%) LAMP
2 3 (3.53%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.76%) EqualLogic
3 8 (9.41%) Replication
4 3 (3.53%) Social Media
5 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) iDTV
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (43.53%) Windows
3 31 (36.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (35.29%) UNIX
5 13 (15.29%) Debian
6 12 (14.12%) Ubuntu
7 10 (11.76%) CentOS
8 3 (3.53%) Solaris
9 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Configuration Management
2 18 (21.18%) DevOps
3 15 (17.65%) ITIL
4 13 (15.29%) Open Source
5 11 (12.94%) Change Control
6 10 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.71%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (4.71%) Change Management
8 4 (4.71%) Migration
9 3 (3.53%) Project Management
9 3 (3.53%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.35%) Security Hardening
10 2 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.35%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.35%) Business Development
10 2 (2.35%) TDD
10 2 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) Python
2 23 (27.06%) Bash Shell
3 21 (24.71%) Perl
4 16 (18.82%) SQL
5 12 (14.12%) Ruby
6 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 8 (9.41%) PHP
7 8 (9.41%) Java
8 4 (4.71%) C++
9 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) R
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Degree
2 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.76%) MCSE
4 7 (8.24%) RHCE
5 4 (4.71%) CCNA
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.71%) RHCA
6 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) LPIC
7 2 (2.35%) MCITP
7 2 (2.35%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) vSphere
3 10 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 9 (10.59%) NFS
5 6 (7.06%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (4.71%) iptables
8 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.18%) NDS
Systems Management
1 33 (38.82%) Puppet
2 31 (36.47%) Nagios
3 10 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 10 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (10.59%) Cacti
5 8 (9.41%) BMC Marimba
5 8 (9.41%) Check_MK
6 5 (5.88%) logstash
6 5 (5.88%) SmokePing
7 4 (4.71%) Ansible
8 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.18%) Icinga
8 1 (1.18%) OpenNebula
8 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.18%) Netcool
8 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Red Hat
2 42 (49.41%) VMware
3 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.47%) Cisco
5 12 (14.12%) Oracle
6 10 (11.76%) Dell
7 9 (10.59%) Citrix
7 9 (10.59%) IBM
8 8 (9.41%) Veeam
9 2 (2.35%) Splunk
9 2 (2.35%) HP
10 1 (1.18%) NetApp
10 1 (1.18%) Symantec
10 1 (1.18%) Percona
10 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
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