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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 269 281 270
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 53 38 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.34% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 66
Average salary £47,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.47% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £84,250 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.61% +16.42%
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
10849 11016 12091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.58% 93.16% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9130 9760 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (48.81%) Red Hat
3 34 (40.48%) VMware
4 29 (34.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (33.33%) Python
6 26 (30.95%) Puppet
7 24 (28.57%) ITIL
8 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
9 22 (26.19%) SQL
9 22 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (25.00%) Perl
10 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 21 (25.00%) Nagios
11 20 (23.81%) DevOps
11 20 (23.81%) Bash Shell
12 19 (22.62%) MySQL
12 19 (22.62%) Problem Management
12 19 (22.62%) Finance
13 18 (21.43%) Degree
13 18 (21.43%) MCSE
13 18 (21.43%) Tivoli
13 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (21.43%) SLA
14 16 (19.05%) Ubuntu
14 16 (19.05%) Ruby
15 15 (17.86%) CentOS
16 14 (16.67%) UNIX
17 13 (15.48%) DNS
17 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
17 13 (15.48%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (14.29%) Apache
2 8 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.57%) nginx
5 2 (2.38%) Node.js
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.19%) Jetty
6 1 (1.19%) Drupal
6 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.38%) Joyent
3 1 (1.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) DNS
2 10 (11.90%) Firewall
3 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.33%) LDAP
4 7 (8.33%) SAN
5 6 (7.14%) SMTP
6 5 (5.95%) DHCP
6 5 (5.95%) NAS
7 4 (4.76%) Kerberos
7 4 (4.76%) SSH
8 3 (3.57%) LAN
8 3 (3.57%) SNMP
8 3 (3.57%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.38%) Internet
9 2 (2.38%) IPv4
9 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.19%) HTTP
10 1 (1.19%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) Redis
5 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.33%) Subversion
3 4 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (2.38%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.38%) Redmine
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Law
3 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (4.76%) LAMP
3 2 (2.38%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) Java EE
3 2 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
1 13 (15.48%) Open Source
2 10 (11.90%) Spread Betting
2 10 (11.90%) Derivative
3 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) Physics
4 1 (1.19%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.19%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (34.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (19.05%) Ubuntu
4 15 (17.86%) CentOS
5 14 (16.67%) UNIX
6 12 (14.29%) Windows
7 11 (13.10%) Debian
8 3 (3.57%) Solaris
9 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) DevOps
3 19 (22.62%) Problem Management
4 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.76%) OO
8 3 (3.57%) Information Management
8 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.57%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.38%) High Availability
9 2 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (2.38%) CRM
9 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.38%) Web Services Management
9 2 (2.38%) Web Development
10 1 (1.19%) Release Management
10 1 (1.19%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (1.19%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) Python
2 22 (26.19%) SQL
3 21 (25.00%) Perl
4 20 (23.81%) Bash Shell
5 16 (19.05%) Ruby
6 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.95%) PHP
7 5 (5.95%) Java
8 3 (3.57%) C
9 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Degree
1 18 (21.43%) MCSE
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.95%) RHCE
3 3 (3.57%) RHCA
3 3 (3.57%) RHCT
4 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) NFS
4 3 (3.57%) KVM
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 2 (2.38%) XenServer
5 2 (2.38%) Samba
6 1 (1.19%) Xen
6 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (30.95%) Puppet
2 22 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (25.00%) Nagios
4 18 (21.43%) Tivoli
5 9 (10.71%) CFEngine
6 8 (9.52%) Salt
7 4 (4.76%) ZABBIX
7 4 (4.76%) Cacti
8 3 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (3.57%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.19%) SCOM
10 1 (1.19%) Ansible
10 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 41 (48.81%) Red Hat
2 34 (40.48%) VMware
3 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.52%) JBoss
5 7 (8.33%) Oracle
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco
7 4 (4.76%) HP
8 3 (3.57%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.38%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.38%) Splunk
9 2 (2.38%) Zoho
9 2 (2.38%) Citrix
9 2 (2.38%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.19%) EMC
10 1 (1.19%) Juniper
10 1 (1.19%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: 21 days ago