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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 419 388 338
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 567 742 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.71% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 486 650 673
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
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
97192 104489 96781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.61% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 85908 81520
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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 -34 252 £48,000 -4.00% 21
South East -39 140 £44,500 +18.66% 10
East of England -8 65 £45,000 - 9
South West +16 38 £40,000 +23.07% 5
West Midlands -6 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire -15 21 £40,000 +14.28% 3
North West -19 19 £40,000 +15.94% 5
East Midlands +2 11 £35,000 -9.09% 1
North East -8 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 1097 (100.00%) Linux
2 546 (49.77%) Red Hat
3 475 (43.30%) Puppet
4 431 (39.29%) MySQL
5 410 (37.37%) Bash Shell
6 403 (36.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 400 (36.46%) Perl
8 393 (35.82%) Python
9 372 (33.91%) Apache
10 367 (33.45%) VMware
11 366 (33.36%) CentOS
12 300 (27.35%) UNIX
13 292 (26.62%) DevOps
14 266 (24.25%) Amazon AWS
15 241 (21.97%) Tomcat
16 240 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
17 231 (21.06%) Ubuntu
18 215 (19.60%) PHP
18 215 (19.60%) DNS
19 213 (19.42%) Ruby
20 212 (19.33%) Windows
21 198 (18.05%) Nagios
22 187 (17.05%) Debian
23 183 (16.68%) VMware Infrastructure
24 180 (16.41%) Shell Script
25 165 (15.04%) Java
26 163 (14.86%) Open Source
27 159 (14.49%) Oracle
27 159 (14.49%) Configuration Management
28 145 (13.22%) nginx

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 372 (33.91%) Apache
2 241 (21.97%) Tomcat
3 145 (13.22%) nginx
4 61 (5.56%) IIS
5 59 (5.38%) OpenStack
6 37 (3.37%) Apache Solr
7 36 (3.28%) JBoss
8 30 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (2.19%) Confluence
10 17 (1.55%) CMS
11 15 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 13 (1.19%) MS Exchange
12 13 (1.19%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.09%) SharePoint
14 9 (0.82%) Jetty
15 8 (0.73%) GlassFish
15 8 (0.73%) WordPress
15 8 (0.73%) Node.js
16 6 (0.55%) Moodle
17 5 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (0.91%) Magento
2 1 (0.091%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.091%) RMDS
2 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 266 (24.25%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (7.93%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (3.83%) Amazon S3
4 33 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 31 (2.83%) IaaS
6 26 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (2.01%) Route 53
8 19 (1.73%) SaaS
8 19 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (1.55%) Joyent
10 16 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (1.09%) PaaS
12 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.82%) Rackspace Cloud
14 7 (0.64%) Office 365
14 7 (0.64%) SoftLayer
15 6 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.46%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 215 (19.60%) DNS
2 125 (11.39%) SAN
3 124 (11.30%) TCP/IP
4 121 (11.03%) Firewall
5 93 (8.48%) HTTP
6 72 (6.56%) SMTP
6 72 (6.56%) DHCP
7 68 (6.20%) Internet
8 56 (5.10%) VPN
8 56 (5.10%) LDAP
9 43 (3.92%) FTP
10 39 (3.56%) SSH
11 32 (2.92%) NAS
12 30 (2.73%) LAN
13 29 (2.64%) BIG-IP
13 29 (2.64%) VLAN
14 25 (2.28%) IMAP
14 25 (2.28%) VoIP
15 22 (2.01%) iSCSI
16 19 (1.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (39.29%) MySQL
2 85 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (5.47%) SQL Server
3 60 (5.47%) NoSQL
4 48 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 46 (4.19%) Redis
6 25 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.19%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.19%) Hadoop
8 23 (2.10%) Big Data
9 19 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (1.73%) MariaDB
10 13 (1.19%) Couchbase
10 13 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.09%) Informix
12 10 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.82%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.55%) MemSQL
15 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 123 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 102 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 78 (7.11%) Subversion
4 22 (2.01%) JIRA
5 13 (1.19%) Maven
6 12 (1.09%) Selenium
6 12 (1.09%) Ant
6 12 (1.09%) Hudson
7 11 (1.00%) Emacs
8 8 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.55%) Gerrit
11 5 (0.46%) FishEye
12 4 (0.36%) GDB
12 4 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.36%) Gradle
13 3 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.27%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.18%) Bazaar
14 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 139 (12.67%) Finance
2 82 (7.47%) Games
3 42 (3.83%) Banking
4 39 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.28%) Retail
6 17 (1.55%) French Language
7 16 (1.46%) Law
8 15 (1.37%) Advertising
9 14 (1.28%) Online Betting
10 10 (0.91%) Publishing
11 5 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.46%) Billing
11 5 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.46%) Marketing
12 4 (0.36%) Legal
13 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (11.94%) Web Services
2 129 (11.76%) LAMP
3 33 (3.01%) Memcached
4 18 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (1.64%) .NET
4 18 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
5 15 (1.37%) HTML
6 13 (1.19%) CSS
7 10 (0.91%) XML
7 10 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (0.73%) J2EE
9 7 (0.64%) REST
10 6 (0.55%) Akka
10 6 (0.55%) JSON
10 6 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (0.36%) jQuery
13 3 (0.27%) OAuth
13 3 (0.27%) Django
13 3 (0.27%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 163 (14.86%) Open Source
2 36 (3.28%) Replication
3 35 (3.19%) Clustering
4 32 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.28%) Derivative
9 20 (1.82%) iPhone
10 18 (1.64%) Eurex
10 18 (1.64%) Online Games
11 16 (1.46%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.28%) Blackberry
14 13 (1.19%) EqualLogic
15 12 (1.09%) Private Cloud
15 12 (1.09%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.82%) Digital Media
17 7 (0.64%) Hedge funds
17 7 (0.64%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1097 (100.00%) Linux
2 403 (36.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 366 (33.36%) CentOS
4 300 (27.35%) UNIX
5 231 (21.06%) Ubuntu
6 212 (19.33%) Windows
7 187 (17.05%) Debian
8 103 (9.39%) Solaris
9 52 (4.74%) Fedora
10 49 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (3.19%) Android
12 33 (3.01%) SUSE
13 30 (2.73%) Mac OS X
14 27 (2.46%) Oracle Linux
15 23 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (2.01%) AIX
17 15 (1.37%) Apple iOS
18 14 (1.28%) Windows Phone
19 10 (0.91%) Windows 7
20 8 (0.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (26.62%) DevOps
2 159 (14.49%) Configuration Management
3 144 (13.13%) E-Commerce
4 115 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (10.30%) ITIL
6 75 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (5.38%) Load Balancing
8 47 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 43 (3.92%) Migration
10 35 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
11 34 (3.10%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (3.01%) Service Delivery
13 29 (2.64%) Time Management
14 21 (1.91%) Scrum
14 21 (1.91%) Auto-Scaling
15 20 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (1.82%) Project Management
16 19 (1.73%) Security Management
16 19 (1.73%) Software Testing
17 17 (1.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 410 (37.37%) Bash Shell
2 400 (36.46%) Perl
3 393 (35.82%) Python
4 215 (19.60%) PHP
5 213 (19.42%) Ruby
6 180 (16.41%) Shell Script
7 165 (15.04%) Java
8 137 (12.49%) SQL
9 28 (2.55%) PowerShell
10 23 (2.10%) C++
11 22 (2.01%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 17 (1.55%) VBScript
14 16 (1.46%) C
15 11 (1.00%) AWK
16 10 (0.91%) Scala
16 10 (0.91%) Bourne shell
17 8 (0.73%) Tcl
18 6 (0.55%) Korn
18 6 (0.55%) sed
Qualifications
1 72 (6.56%) Degree
2 59 (5.38%) RHCE
3 31 (2.83%) RHCSA
4 25 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.19%) LPIC
8 12 (1.09%) MCSE
9 10 (0.91%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.82%) CCNA
10 9 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.55%) Linux+ Certification
12 6 (0.55%) RHCA
12 6 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.36%) VCP4
14 3 (0.27%) MCITP
15 2 (0.18%) CISM
15 2 (0.18%) CISMP
15 2 (0.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.46%) SLA
2 29 (2.64%) QA
3 28 (2.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 183 (16.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (6.65%) NFS
3 72 (6.56%) vSphere
4 63 (5.74%) Active Directory
5 51 (4.65%) Varnish
6 49 (4.47%) Xen
7 47 (4.28%) KVM
8 42 (3.83%) Docker
9 31 (2.83%) VMware ESX
10 30 (2.73%) Samba
10 30 (2.73%) iptables
11 21 (1.91%) Postfix
12 16 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (1.00%) Hyper-V
15 10 (0.91%) XenApp
15 10 (0.91%) XenServer
15 10 (0.91%) GlusterFS
16 9 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (0.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 475 (43.30%) Puppet
2 240 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
3 198 (18.05%) Nagios
4 77 (7.02%) Ansible
5 53 (4.83%) Vagrant
6 50 (4.56%) ZABBIX
7 43 (3.92%) Cacti
8 30 (2.73%) Salt
9 22 (2.01%) logstash
10 17 (1.55%) Check_MK
11 16 (1.46%) HAProxy
12 14 (1.28%) Graphite
12 14 (1.28%) Ganglia
12 14 (1.28%) CFEngine
12 14 (1.28%) Capistrano
13 13 (1.19%) Cobbler
14 12 (1.09%) Tivoli
14 12 (1.09%) SmokePing
15 11 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
16 10 (0.91%) Munin
Vendors
1 546 (49.77%) Red Hat
2 367 (33.45%) VMware
3 159 (14.49%) Oracle
4 141 (12.85%) Cisco
5 97 (8.84%) Microsoft
6 65 (5.93%) HP
7 39 (3.56%) IBM
8 35 (3.19%) Rackspace
9 34 (3.10%) Google
9 34 (3.10%) Juniper
10 28 (2.55%) Citrix
11 26 (2.37%) Veritas
11 26 (2.37%) Sun
12 24 (2.19%) hybris
13 23 (2.10%) NetApp
14 19 (1.73%) Veeam
14 19 (1.73%) Percona
15 18 (1.64%) Dell
15 18 (1.64%) Patsystems
15 18 (1.64%) GL TRADE
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35k pa + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + benefits dependant on skills
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Please contact for details.
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: 5 days ago