The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 434 388 353
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 544 723 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.70% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 461 619 618
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,400 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Linux Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in England

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 249 £47,500 -5.00% 27
South East -52 129 £44,000 +25.71% 13
East of England -3 60 £45,000 - 9
South West +11 38 £40,000 +23.07% 7
West Midlands +1 20 £42,500 +30.76% 1
North West -17 20 £40,000 +15.94% 6
Yorkshire -15 18 £40,000 +10.34%
East Midlands +12 11 £37,500 -2.59% 1
North East -1 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 1092 (100.00%) Linux
2 535 (48.99%) Red Hat
3 471 (43.13%) Puppet
4 436 (39.93%) MySQL
5 405 (37.09%) Bash Shell
6 390 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 381 (34.89%) Python
8 377 (34.52%) Perl
9 369 (33.79%) Apache
10 361 (33.06%) CentOS
11 360 (32.97%) VMware
12 304 (27.84%) DevOps
13 301 (27.56%) UNIX
14 265 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
15 236 (21.61%) Opscode Chef
16 232 (21.25%) Tomcat
17 221 (20.24%) Ubuntu
18 219 (20.05%) DNS
19 209 (19.14%) Ruby
20 207 (18.96%) Windows
21 202 (18.50%) PHP
22 188 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
23 184 (16.85%) Nagios
24 183 (16.76%) Shell Script
25 181 (16.58%) Debian
26 168 (15.38%) Oracle
27 159 (14.56%) Java
28 157 (14.38%) Open Source
29 151 (13.83%) Configuration Management
30 147 (13.46%) Finance

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 369 (33.79%) Apache
2 232 (21.25%) Tomcat
3 137 (12.55%) nginx
4 61 (5.59%) OpenStack
5 53 (4.85%) IIS
6 39 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (2.93%) Apache Solr
7 32 (2.93%) JBoss
8 20 (1.83%) Confluence
9 18 (1.65%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.56%) MS Exchange
10 17 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 17 (1.56%) CMS
11 15 (1.37%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.73%) WordPress
12 8 (0.73%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.73%) Jetty
12 8 (0.73%) Node.js
13 6 (0.55%) Drupal
13 6 (0.55%) Moodle
Applications
1 32 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Magento
2 11 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.092%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.092%) RMDS
3 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 265 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (7.97%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (3.02%) Amazon S3
4 28 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 25 (2.29%) IaaS
6 20 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.83%) Route 53
7 17 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.47%) SaaS
8 16 (1.47%) PaaS
8 16 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (1.28%) Joyent
10 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.64%) Rackspace Cloud
11 7 (0.64%) Office 365
12 5 (0.46%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.37%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.27%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 219 (20.05%) DNS
2 126 (11.54%) SAN
3 119 (10.90%) Firewall
4 115 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 90 (8.24%) HTTP
6 76 (6.96%) DHCP
7 69 (6.32%) Internet
8 65 (5.95%) SMTP
9 63 (5.77%) LDAP
10 60 (5.49%) VPN
11 39 (3.57%) NAS
12 38 (3.48%) SSH
13 33 (3.02%) FTP
14 32 (2.93%) VLAN
15 26 (2.38%) BIG-IP
16 24 (2.20%) VoIP
16 24 (2.20%) iSCSI
17 21 (1.92%) LAN
18 20 (1.83%) IMAP
19 19 (1.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (39.93%) MySQL
2 88 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 59 (5.40%) NoSQL
5 45 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 37 (3.39%) Redis
7 29 (2.66%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.83%) Big Data
10 19 (1.74%) MariaDB
10 19 (1.74%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.56%) Couchbase
12 16 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (1.19%) Informix
14 11 (1.01%) MemSQL
15 10 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.64%) CouchDB
18 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 126 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 104 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 77 (7.05%) Subversion
4 20 (1.83%) JIRA
5 17 (1.56%) Selenium
6 14 (1.28%) Hudson
6 14 (1.28%) Emacs
7 13 (1.19%) Ant
7 13 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.10%) Maven
9 11 (1.01%) Gerrit
10 5 (0.46%) FishEye
10 5 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.37%) GDB
11 4 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.37%) Gradle
12 3 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.27%) ProC
13 2 (0.18%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.18%) Bazaar
General
1 147 (13.46%) Finance
2 72 (6.59%) Games
3 41 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 41 (3.75%) Banking
4 26 (2.38%) Retail
5 16 (1.47%) Online Betting
6 14 (1.28%) Law
7 13 (1.19%) Advertising
8 11 (1.01%) Publishing
8 11 (1.01%) French Language
9 9 (0.82%) Marketing
10 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.46%) Legal
11 5 (0.46%) Billing
12 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.18%) Back Office
14 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (12.00%) LAMP
2 126 (11.54%) Web Services
3 28 (2.56%) Memcached
4 18 (1.65%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (1.65%) .NET
5 16 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (1.10%) CSS
7 12 (1.10%) HTML
8 11 (1.01%) Akka
9 9 (0.82%) XML
10 7 (0.64%) J2EE
10 7 (0.64%) REST
11 6 (0.55%) JSON
12 4 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (0.37%) Lucene
12 4 (0.37%) jQuery
12 4 (0.37%) boto
12 4 (0.37%) Sensu
13 3 (0.27%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 157 (14.38%) Open Source
2 36 (3.30%) Clustering
3 34 (3.11%) Replication
4 32 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.29%) Derivative
8 24 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.65%) iPhone
9 18 (1.65%) Eurex
10 17 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.56%) EqualLogic
10 17 (1.56%) Online Games
11 16 (1.47%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.19%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.19%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.10%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.82%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.64%) Equities
16 6 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1092 (100.00%) Linux
2 390 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 361 (33.06%) CentOS
4 301 (27.56%) UNIX
5 221 (20.24%) Ubuntu
6 207 (18.96%) Windows
7 181 (16.58%) Debian
8 104 (9.52%) Solaris
9 59 (5.40%) Fedora
10 48 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (3.11%) SUSE
12 33 (3.02%) Android
13 31 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
14 29 (2.66%) Mac OS X
15 25 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (1.83%) AIX
17 15 (1.37%) Apple iOS
18 12 (1.10%) Windows Phone
19 9 (0.82%) HPUX
20 8 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (27.84%) DevOps
2 151 (13.83%) Configuration Management
3 145 (13.28%) E-Commerce
4 118 (10.81%) ITIL
5 117 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (5.40%) Load Balancing
8 52 (4.76%) Migration
9 44 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
11 38 (3.48%) Service Delivery
12 34 (3.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 30 (2.75%) Time Management
14 27 (2.47%) Scrum
15 21 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (1.83%) Software Testing
16 20 (1.83%) Change Control
16 20 (1.83%) Security Management
17 19 (1.74%) Auto-Scaling
17 19 (1.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 405 (37.09%) Bash Shell
2 381 (34.89%) Python
3 377 (34.52%) Perl
4 209 (19.14%) Ruby
5 202 (18.50%) PHP
6 183 (16.76%) Shell Script
7 159 (14.56%) Java
8 141 (12.91%) SQL
9 31 (2.84%) PowerShell
10 25 (2.29%) C++
11 21 (1.92%) JavaScript
12 16 (1.47%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.28%) C
14 11 (1.01%) VBScript
15 10 (0.92%) Bourne shell
16 9 (0.82%) Tcl
16 9 (0.82%) Scala
17 8 (0.73%) AWK
18 7 (0.64%) Korn
19 5 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 77 (7.05%) Degree
2 58 (5.31%) RHCE
3 31 (2.84%) RHCSA
4 29 (2.66%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.19%) LPIC
7 13 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.10%) MCSE
9 11 (1.01%) CCNA
9 11 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.64%) RHCA
12 6 (0.55%) Linux+ Certification
13 5 (0.46%) CCNP
14 4 (0.37%) VCP4
14 4 (0.37%) CCIE
15 3 (0.27%) MCITP
16 2 (0.18%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.48%) SLA
2 28 (2.56%) QA
3 26 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 188 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (7.14%) NFS
3 70 (6.41%) vSphere
4 60 (5.49%) Active Directory
5 51 (4.67%) Xen
6 49 (4.49%) Varnish
7 48 (4.40%) KVM
8 45 (4.12%) Docker
9 37 (3.39%) iptables
10 34 (3.11%) VMware ESX
11 31 (2.84%) Samba
12 23 (2.11%) Postfix
13 15 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (1.01%) Hyper-V
16 10 (0.92%) XenApp
16 10 (0.92%) XenServer
17 9 (0.82%) GlusterFS
18 8 (0.73%) Squid
18 8 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 471 (43.13%) Puppet
2 236 (21.61%) Opscode Chef
3 184 (16.85%) Nagios
4 77 (7.05%) Ansible
5 50 (4.58%) Vagrant
6 41 (3.75%) ZABBIX
6 41 (3.75%) Cacti
7 28 (2.56%) Salt
8 20 (1.83%) logstash
9 18 (1.65%) HAProxy
10 17 (1.56%) Check_MK
11 14 (1.28%) Capistrano
11 14 (1.28%) Graphite
11 14 (1.28%) SmokePing
12 13 (1.19%) Cobbler
12 13 (1.19%) BMC Marimba
13 12 (1.10%) Ganglia
13 12 (1.10%) CFEngine
13 12 (1.10%) Tivoli
14 11 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 535 (48.99%) Red Hat
2 360 (32.97%) VMware
3 168 (15.38%) Oracle
4 141 (12.91%) Cisco
5 100 (9.16%) Microsoft
6 64 (5.86%) HP
7 44 (4.03%) IBM
8 39 (3.57%) Google
9 38 (3.48%) Rackspace
10 35 (3.21%) Juniper
11 29 (2.66%) Citrix
12 26 (2.38%) Sun
13 24 (2.20%) Veritas
14 22 (2.01%) NetApp
14 22 (2.01%) Dell
15 21 (1.92%) hybris
16 20 (1.83%) Veeam
17 18 (1.65%) Patsystems
17 18 (1.65%) GL TRADE
17 18 (1.65%) NYFIX
Brighton, Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Theale, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hays IT
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bennifits
Posted: 5 days ago