The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Croydon region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 38 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.60% 1.17% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.18% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux 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 Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
230 170 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 99.57% 99.42% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 214 148 169
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Croydon region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Croydon

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Nagios
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) Puppet
5 4 (44.44%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) NAS
5 4 (44.44%) nginx
5 4 (44.44%) Apache
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (44.44%) PHP
5 4 (44.44%) MySQL
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) LAMP
5 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (33.33%) Debian
6 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) SMTP
6 3 (33.33%) Cacti
6 3 (33.33%) Problem Management

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) LAMP
1 4 (44.44%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Nagios
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) Cacti
4 1 (11.11%) Ansible
4 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Rackspace