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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 223 246 250
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 42 72 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.73% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 68
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,200 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (45.37%) Puppet
3 46 (42.59%) Python
4 43 (39.81%) Bash Shell
5 42 (38.89%) Red Hat
6 41 (37.96%) VMware
7 39 (36.11%) DevOps
8 34 (31.48%) Law
9 32 (29.63%) Perl
10 28 (25.93%) Unix
11 27 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (21.30%) Windows
13 23 (21.30%) Nagios
14 22 (20.37%) Finance
14 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
15 21 (19.44%) KVM
16 20 (18.52%) Microsoft
16 20 (18.52%) LAMP
17 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (17.59%) Apache
17 19 (17.59%) Tomcat
18 18 (16.67%) Active Directory
18 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (16.67%) Ansible
18 18 (16.67%) Data Centre
19 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
20 16 (14.81%) Open Source
20 16 (14.81%) ITIL
20 16 (14.81%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (17.59%) Apache
1 19 (17.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.93%) nginx
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.11%) DNS
2 12 (11.11%) Firewall
3 6 (5.56%) LDAP
4 5 (4.63%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (4.63%) VLAN
5 4 (3.70%) MRTG
5 4 (3.70%) SAN
6 3 (2.78%) BGP
6 3 (2.78%) DHCP
6 3 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.78%) OSPF
7 2 (1.85%) NAS
7 2 (1.85%) SSH
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.93%) HSRP
8 1 (0.93%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.93%) VoIP
8 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) MySQL
2 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.78%) Redis
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.70%) Emacs
3 4 (3.70%) Subversion
4 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (31.48%) Law
2 22 (20.37%) Finance
3 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 7 (6.48%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) LAMP
2 3 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.93%) HTML
4 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.04%) Fintech
3 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) Clustering
4 5 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.63%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.93%) Online Games
6 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (25.93%) Unix
3 27 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (21.30%) Windows
5 15 (13.89%) Solaris
6 7 (6.48%) AIX
7 5 (4.63%) Debian
8 4 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.93%) CentOS
9 1 (0.93%) SUSE
9 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.11%) DevOps
2 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.81%) ITIL
4 16 (14.81%) Open Source
5 13 (12.04%) Problem Management
6 10 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.48%) Migration
10 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (4.63%) Network Design
12 4 (3.70%) Analytics
12 4 (3.70%) Information Security
13 3 (2.78%) High Availability
13 3 (2.78%) Microservices
13 3 (2.78%) Proprietary Trading
14 2 (1.85%) Change Control
14 2 (1.85%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.59%) Python
2 43 (39.81%) Bash Shell
3 32 (29.63%) Perl
4 13 (12.04%) SQL
5 9 (8.33%) Java
6 5 (4.63%) Ruby
6 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) MCSE
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.26%) Degree
3 4 (3.70%) CCNA
3 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.78%) CCNP
4 3 (2.78%) RHCE
4 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 25 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (19.44%) KVM
3 18 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (12.04%) Xen
5 12 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.56%) Docker
6 6 (5.56%) iptables
6 6 (5.56%) NFS
7 3 (2.78%) Corosync
7 3 (2.78%) GFS2
7 3 (2.78%) Varnish
8 2 (1.85%) GPFS
8 2 (1.85%) Snort
8 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.93%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.93%) Samba
9 1 (0.93%) vCloud
9 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (45.37%) Puppet
2 23 (21.30%) Nagios
3 18 (16.67%) Ansible
4 14 (12.96%) ZABBIX
5 13 (12.04%) Tivoli
6 12 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (3.70%) SmokePing
10 3 (2.78%) Cobbler
10 3 (2.78%) Pacemaker
10 3 (2.78%) Salt
10 3 (2.78%) Terraform
11 2 (1.85%) Bcfg2
11 2 (1.85%) Graphite
11 2 (1.85%) Nessus
12 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 41 (37.96%) VMware
3 20 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.11%) Cisco
5 9 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 9 (8.33%) Veritas
6 7 (6.48%) EMC
6 7 (6.48%) NetApp
7 4 (3.70%) NICE Systems
8 3 (2.78%) Google
8 3 (2.78%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.85%) Splunk
10 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.93%) F5
10 1 (0.93%) IBM
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / 10% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
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First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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