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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 422 385 372
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 629 731 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.76% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 552 632 696
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -50 344 £52,500 +5.00% 37
South East -10 122 £45,000 +5.88% 12
North West +52 43 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Yorkshire -5 36 £32,500 -13.33% 5
South West -11 35 £40,000 +6.66% 2
East of England -4 30 £40,000 -20.00% 6
West Midlands -2 17 £46,000 +15.00% 5
East Midlands +2 4 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1265 (100.00%) Linux
2 521 (41.19%) Python
3 500 (39.53%) Puppet
4 477 (37.71%) Red Hat
5 470 (37.15%) Bash Shell
6 460 (36.36%) VMware
7 457 (36.13%) MySQL
8 447 (35.34%) Apache
9 404 (31.94%) Perl
10 399 (31.54%) CentOS
11 389 (30.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 343 (27.11%) DevOps
13 338 (26.72%) LAMP
14 320 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
15 294 (23.24%) Windows
16 291 (23.00%) Unix
17 269 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 253 (20.00%) Java
19 247 (19.53%) Tomcat
20 244 (19.29%) Opscode Chef
21 240 (18.97%) Ruby
22 233 (18.42%) Firewall
23 215 (17.00%) Ubuntu
24 207 (16.36%) Nagios
25 199 (15.73%) PHP
26 198 (15.65%) Shell Script
27 196 (15.49%) DNS
28 193 (15.26%) Finance
29 187 (14.78%) Jenkins
30 175 (13.83%) TCP/IP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 447 (35.34%) Apache
2 247 (19.53%) Tomcat
3 139 (10.99%) nginx
4 83 (6.56%) OpenStack
5 54 (4.27%) JBoss
6 52 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (1.74%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.66%) IIS
9 19 (1.50%) MS Exchange
10 18 (1.42%) Apache Spark
10 18 (1.42%) Node.js
11 17 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (1.26%) WebLogic
13 15 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.95%) Confluence
14 12 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
16 7 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.55%) WordPress
17 6 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 41 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.079%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 320 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (3.32%) IaaS
4 38 (3.00%) SaaS
5 35 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 32 (2.53%) Amazon S3
7 29 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (2.06%) PaaS
10 21 (1.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 20 (1.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 19 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (1.34%) OpenShift
14 14 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (0.95%) Joyent
16 8 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
17 7 (0.55%) Office 365
18 4 (0.32%) Google Apps
19 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 233 (18.42%) Firewall
2 196 (15.49%) DNS
3 175 (13.83%) TCP/IP
4 99 (7.83%) SAN
5 91 (7.19%) LDAP
6 71 (5.61%) LAN
6 71 (5.61%) WAN
7 69 (5.45%) VPN
8 68 (5.38%) DHCP
9 59 (4.66%) VLAN
10 50 (3.95%) HTTP
11 45 (3.56%) SSH
12 44 (3.48%) SNMP
13 43 (3.40%) NAS
14 42 (3.32%) SSL
15 39 (3.08%) Internet
16 38 (3.00%) VoIP
17 37 (2.92%) OSPF
18 35 (2.77%) SMTP
19 31 (2.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (36.13%) MySQL
2 78 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
3 69 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 54 (4.27%) SQL Server
5 43 (3.40%) Redis
6 36 (2.85%) Couchbase
6 36 (2.85%) Oracle Database
7 32 (2.53%) NoSQL
8 30 (2.37%) Hadoop
9 24 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (1.90%) MemSQL
10 21 (1.66%) CouchDB
11 17 (1.34%) Apache Hive
12 13 (1.03%) Big Data
13 11 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.63%) Relational Database
16 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (0.40%) DB2
17 5 (0.40%) Informix
Development Applications
1 187 (14.78%) Jenkins
2 124 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 81 (6.40%) Subversion
4 68 (5.38%) TeamCity
5 36 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 36 (2.85%) Gerrit
6 30 (2.37%) Vagrant
7 27 (2.13%) Selenium
8 26 (2.06%) Hudson
9 22 (1.74%) JIRA
10 12 (0.95%) PHPUnit
11 8 (0.63%) Maven
12 5 (0.40%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.32%) Ant
13 4 (0.32%) Emacs
14 3 (0.24%) Gradle
14 3 (0.24%) JBehave
14 3 (0.24%) JConsole
14 3 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.16%) RSpec
General
1 193 (15.26%) Finance
2 58 (4.58%) Law
3 56 (4.43%) Marketing
4 45 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.48%) Banking
6 39 (3.08%) Games
7 28 (2.21%) Retail
8 16 (1.26%) Publishing
9 10 (0.79%) Advertising
10 9 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.71%) International Banking
11 8 (0.63%) Electronics
12 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.40%) Automotive
13 5 (0.40%) Back Office
14 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.24%) Front Office
15 3 (0.24%) Legal
16 1 (0.079%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.079%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (26.72%) LAMP
2 107 (8.46%) Web Services
3 95 (7.51%) LEMP Stack
4 38 (3.00%) Memcached
5 37 (2.92%) Akka
6 36 (2.85%) LAPP Stack
7 34 (2.69%) CSS
8 29 (2.29%) HTML
9 21 (1.66%) Middleware
10 20 (1.58%) Ruby on Rails
11 19 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
13 14 (1.11%) .NET
13 14 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
14 12 (0.95%) Behat
15 11 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (0.87%) JMX
16 10 (0.79%) XML
17 9 (0.71%) J2EE
18 7 (0.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.88%) Data Centre
2 59 (4.66%) Clustering
3 53 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 44 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.37%) Fintech
7 27 (2.13%) EMC VNX
8 20 (1.58%) Hedge funds
8 20 (1.58%) Statistics
9 17 (1.34%) Replication
10 16 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.19%) Blackberry
11 15 (1.19%) User Experience
12 14 (1.11%) Eurex
13 13 (1.03%) CESG
13 13 (1.03%) iPhone
14 11 (0.87%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.63%) Online Games
16 7 (0.55%) EqualLogic
16 7 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1265 (100.00%) Linux
2 399 (31.54%) CentOS
3 389 (30.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 294 (23.24%) Windows
5 291 (23.00%) Unix
6 215 (17.00%) Ubuntu
7 125 (9.88%) Debian
8 107 (8.46%) Windows Server
9 90 (7.11%) Solaris
10 42 (3.32%) SUSE
11 38 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (2.77%) AIX
13 29 (2.29%) Fedora
14 20 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (1.34%) HPUX
15 17 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 15 (1.19%) Android
17 13 (1.03%) Windows Phone
18 12 (0.95%) Amazon Linux
19 8 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (27.11%) DevOps
2 170 (13.44%) Configuration Management
3 133 (10.51%) High Availability
4 120 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (9.17%) ITIL
6 109 (8.62%) E-Commerce
7 106 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (7.51%) Open Source
9 91 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
10 84 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 72 (5.69%) Load Balancing
12 54 (4.27%) Problem Management
13 49 (3.87%) Mentoring
14 48 (3.79%) Capacity Planning
15 38 (3.00%) Service Delivery
16 37 (2.92%) Time Management
17 36 (2.85%) Migration
17 36 (2.85%) Network Design
18 34 (2.69%) Change Control
19 32 (2.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 521 (41.19%) Python
2 470 (37.15%) Bash Shell
3 404 (31.94%) Perl
4 253 (20.00%) Java
5 240 (18.97%) Ruby
6 199 (15.73%) PHP
7 198 (15.65%) Shell Script
8 168 (13.28%) SQL
9 53 (4.19%) PowerShell
10 48 (3.79%) JavaScript
11 34 (2.69%) C
11 34 (2.69%) C++
12 25 (1.98%) Korn
13 23 (1.82%) AWK
14 14 (1.11%) Tcl
15 13 (1.03%) C#
16 8 (0.63%) Bourne shell
17 7 (0.55%) Scala
17 7 (0.55%) sed
18 3 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (5.69%) Degree
2 37 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
4 28 (2.21%) RHCE
5 25 (1.98%) CCNA
5 25 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.03%) MCSE
6 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.79%) CCNP
8 9 (0.71%) RHCA
9 7 (0.55%) CFA
9 7 (0.55%) MBA
9 7 (0.55%) PhD
10 6 (0.47%) RHCT
11 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.24%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.079%) CEH
13 1 (0.079%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.69%) PCI DSS
2 26 (2.06%) QA
3 22 (1.74%) SLA
4 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.079%) ISO27005
System Software
1 269 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (9.17%) Active Directory
3 113 (8.93%) KVM
4 77 (6.09%) Xen
5 73 (5.77%) Docker
6 68 (5.38%) NFS
7 63 (4.98%) Varnish
8 58 (4.58%) vSphere
9 56 (4.43%) Hyper-V
10 39 (3.08%) iptables
11 38 (3.00%) VMware ESX
12 32 (2.53%) Postfix
12 32 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
13 27 (2.13%) Samba
14 25 (1.98%) XenServer
15 23 (1.82%) Squid
16 19 (1.50%) VirtualBox
17 17 (1.34%) GPFS
18 16 (1.26%) qmail
19 15 (1.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 500 (39.53%) Puppet
2 244 (19.29%) Opscode Chef
3 207 (16.36%) Nagios
4 171 (13.52%) Ansible
5 65 (5.14%) ZABBIX
6 32 (2.53%) Graphite
7 31 (2.45%) WSUS
8 30 (2.37%) Cacti
9 29 (2.29%) SCCM
10 26 (2.06%) Salt
11 25 (1.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 22 (1.74%) Munin
13 20 (1.58%) CFEngine
13 20 (1.58%) logstash
14 19 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
15 18 (1.42%) Icinga
16 17 (1.34%) HAProxy
17 16 (1.26%) Zenoss
18 15 (1.19%) yum
19 14 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 477 (37.71%) Red Hat
2 460 (36.36%) VMware
3 141 (11.15%) Oracle
4 121 (9.57%) Cisco
5 91 (7.19%) Microsoft
6 51 (4.03%) EMC
7 33 (2.61%) NetApp
8 30 (2.37%) HP
9 25 (1.98%) Veritas
10 23 (1.82%) IBM
10 23 (1.82%) Splunk
11 21 (1.66%) New Relic
12 19 (1.50%) Dell
13 18 (1.42%) Bloomberg
13 18 (1.42%) Qualys
13 18 (1.42%) Rackspace
13 18 (1.42%) Reuters
14 17 (1.34%) Atlassian
15 16 (1.26%) Citrix
15 16 (1.26%) Veeam
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Manor F1 Team
Salary: Depends on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Equity in the company / benefits /
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum +Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Full Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Talent International
Salary: £27500 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago