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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 251 272 265
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 66 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.53% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 57
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%
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
10011 10764 10810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.56% 92.93% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8758 9257 9799
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 29 December 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 29 December 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (43.70%) Puppet
3 50 (42.02%) Red Hat
4 49 (41.18%) Perl
5 45 (37.82%) Python
6 41 (34.45%) Nagios
6 41 (34.45%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (31.09%) VMware
8 35 (29.41%) UNIX
9 33 (27.73%) MySQL
10 32 (26.89%) Windows
10 32 (26.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (25.21%) DevOps
12 28 (23.53%) Firewall
13 26 (21.85%) Open Source
13 26 (21.85%) Bash Shell
13 26 (21.85%) Ubuntu
14 25 (21.01%) SQL
15 24 (20.17%) Apache
15 24 (20.17%) CentOS
16 22 (18.49%) Ruby
17 21 (17.65%) Finance
18 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
19 18 (15.13%) Tomcat
19 18 (15.13%) Configuration Management
19 18 (15.13%) Debian
19 18 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (14.29%) SaaS
20 17 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (14.29%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 24 (20.17%) Apache
2 18 (15.13%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.08%) JBoss
3 12 (10.08%) nginx
4 10 (8.40%) IIS
5 7 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.52%) CMS
8 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.84%) Jetty
9 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.29%) SaaS
2 15 (12.61%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.53%) Firewall
2 17 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.40%) DNS
4 9 (7.56%) DHCP
5 8 (6.72%) SSH
5 8 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (5.88%) IMAP
6 7 (5.88%) FTP
6 7 (5.88%) HTTP
6 7 (5.88%) SMTP
6 7 (5.88%) Telnet
7 4 (3.36%) SAN
7 4 (3.36%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.36%) LDAP
7 4 (3.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.52%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.68%) NAS
9 2 (1.68%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.68%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) MySQL
2 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.56%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.52%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.68%) Big Data
8 2 (1.68%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
1 12 (10.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.52%) Subversion
2 3 (2.52%) JIRA
3 2 (1.68%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.68%) Redmine
4 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.84%) Emacs
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Law
3 7 (5.88%) Games
3 7 (5.88%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) French Language
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) Web Services
2 6 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (2.52%) Java EE
3 3 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.52%) XML
3 3 (2.52%) LAMP
4 2 (1.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) Spring
5 1 (0.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Open Source
2 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.36%) Derivative
4 4 (3.36%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) Physics
5 1 (0.84%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.84%) EMV
5 1 (0.84%) EFT
5 1 (0.84%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.84%) APACS
5 1 (0.84%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (29.41%) UNIX
3 32 (26.89%) Windows
3 32 (26.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (21.85%) Ubuntu
5 24 (20.17%) CentOS
6 18 (15.13%) Debian
7 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (7.56%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.36%) Solaris
10 2 (1.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) DevOps
2 18 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (15.13%) Configuration Management
3 17 (14.29%) ITIL
4 15 (12.61%) Information Management
5 13 (10.92%) Project Management
6 12 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.72%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.04%) Web Services Management
10 5 (4.20%) CRM
11 4 (3.36%) OO
11 4 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.52%) Server Monitoring
12 3 (2.52%) Service Management
12 3 (2.52%) Penetration Testing
13 2 (1.68%) Change Management
13 2 (1.68%) Capacity Planning
14 1 (0.84%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.18%) Perl
2 45 (37.82%) Python
3 26 (21.85%) Bash Shell
4 25 (21.01%) SQL
5 22 (18.49%) Ruby
6 17 (14.29%) C
7 13 (10.92%) Java
8 12 (10.08%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.56%) PHP
10 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
10 7 (5.88%) VBScript
11 2 (1.68%) Groovy
11 2 (1.68%) Scala
12 1 (0.84%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.84%) AWK
12 1 (0.84%) sed
12 1 (0.84%) Tcl
12 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) MCSE
2 6 (5.04%) CCNA
2 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.92%) Active Directory
3 11 (9.24%) KVM
4 8 (6.72%) XenServer
5 2 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.68%) Xen
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.84%) Firmware
6 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.84%) Docker
6 1 (0.84%) NFS
Systems Management
1 52 (43.70%) Puppet
2 41 (34.45%) Nagios
2 41 (34.45%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.08%) Ansible
4 9 (7.56%) Salt
5 7 (5.88%) Cacti
6 6 (5.04%) HAProxy
6 6 (5.04%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.36%) ZABBIX
7 4 (3.36%) CFEngine
8 3 (2.52%) Graphite
9 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.84%) SELinux
10 1 (0.84%) SmokePing
10 1 (0.84%) yum
Vendors
1 50 (42.02%) Red Hat
2 37 (31.09%) VMware
3 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.45%) Oracle
5 11 (9.24%) Cisco
6 7 (5.88%) Intel
7 6 (5.04%) HP
7 6 (5.04%) ProCurve
7 6 (5.04%) Riverbed
7 6 (5.04%) F5
7 6 (5.04%) Rackspace
8 4 (3.36%) DigitalOcean
8 4 (3.36%) EMC
9 3 (2.52%) Citrix
9 3 (2.52%) Veritas
10 2 (1.68%) NetApp
10 2 (1.68%) IBM
10 2 (1.68%) Zoho
10 2 (1.68%) Percona
11 1 (0.84%) Juniper
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits on offer + more
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago