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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 414 403 332
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 543 578 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.63% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 469 522 734
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -27 322 £50,000 +5.26% 30
South East -10 126 £42,500 -3.40% 18
Yorkshire -18 30 £40,000 +12.67% 1
East of England -15 23 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South West 0 22 £37,500 +25.00% 8
North West -2 15 £32,500 -18.75% 6
West Midlands -21 6 £40,000 +14.28% 3
East Midlands +25 4 £37,500 -11.76% 4
North East -12 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1225 (100.00%) Linux
2 576 (47.02%) Puppet
3 575 (46.94%) Red Hat
4 496 (40.49%) Python
5 489 (39.92%) Perl
6 469 (38.29%) Bash Shell
7 463 (37.80%) MySQL
8 436 (35.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 401 (32.73%) CentOS
10 383 (31.27%) Apache
11 359 (29.31%) UNIX
12 357 (29.14%) VMware
13 316 (25.80%) DevOps
14 304 (24.82%) Opscode Chef
15 303 (24.73%) Windows
16 299 (24.41%) PHP
17 291 (23.76%) Nagios
17 291 (23.76%) Ruby
18 266 (21.71%) Tomcat
19 262 (21.39%) Ubuntu
20 232 (18.94%) Java
21 229 (18.69%) Open Source
22 213 (17.39%) DNS
23 207 (16.90%) nginx
24 200 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
25 182 (14.86%) Shell Script
26 181 (14.78%) Configuration Management
26 181 (14.78%) E-Commerce
27 180 (14.69%) TCP/IP
27 180 (14.69%) LAMP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 383 (31.27%) Apache
2 266 (21.71%) Tomcat
3 207 (16.90%) nginx
4 72 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 65 (5.31%) JBoss
6 44 (3.59%) IIS
7 40 (3.27%) Apache Solr
8 27 (2.20%) Confluence
9 26 (2.12%) Jetty
9 26 (2.12%) WebLogic
10 22 (1.80%) Node.js
11 19 (1.55%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.31%) CMS
13 14 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.90%) CloudStack
15 8 (0.65%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.57%) WordPress
17 5 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 5 (0.41%) Drupal
17 5 (0.41%) Resin
Applications
1 41 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.082%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.41%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 176 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (3.67%) Amazon S3
4 40 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (2.61%) SaaS
6 25 (2.04%) IaaS
6 25 (2.04%) Rackspace Cloud
7 19 (1.55%) Route 53
7 19 (1.55%) SoftLayer
8 17 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (0.90%) PaaS
9 11 (0.90%) Joyent
9 11 (0.90%) GitHub
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.41%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.33%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (0.24%) Heroku
12 3 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 213 (17.39%) DNS
2 180 (14.69%) TCP/IP
3 129 (10.53%) Firewall
4 120 (9.80%) SAN
5 99 (8.08%) HTTP
6 72 (5.88%) Internet
7 65 (5.31%) LDAP
8 64 (5.22%) DHCP
9 59 (4.82%) SMTP
10 55 (4.49%) FTP
11 54 (4.41%) SSH
12 52 (4.24%) LAN
13 38 (3.10%) VoIP
14 36 (2.94%) NAS
15 35 (2.86%) BIG-IP
15 35 (2.86%) VPN
16 28 (2.29%) WAN
17 25 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (1.80%) IMAP
19 21 (1.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (37.80%) MySQL
2 112 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
2 112 (9.14%) NoSQL
3 83 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 74 (6.04%) Redis
5 59 (4.82%) SQL Server
6 57 (4.65%) Hadoop
7 50 (4.08%) Big Data
8 41 (3.35%) Relational Database
9 35 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 31 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (1.14%) MariaDB
14 13 (1.06%) DB2
15 10 (0.82%) CouchDB
16 9 (0.73%) Informix
16 9 (0.73%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
18 5 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 128 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 117 (9.55%) Jenkins
3 103 (8.41%) Subversion
4 34 (2.78%) JIRA
5 19 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.39%) Hudson
7 10 (0.82%) Maven
7 10 (0.82%) Ant
8 4 (0.33%) Gradle
8 4 (0.33%) FishEye
8 4 (0.33%) Juju
8 4 (0.33%) Firebug
9 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.24%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.24%) Emacs
10 2 (0.16%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.082%) Selenium
11 1 (0.082%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.082%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.082%) Redmine
General
1 116 (9.47%) Finance
2 64 (5.22%) Games
3 35 (2.86%) Banking
4 29 (2.37%) Retail
5 25 (2.04%) Law
5 25 (2.04%) Advertising
6 23 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.55%) Publishing
8 17 (1.39%) French Language
9 12 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.73%) Marketing
12 5 (0.41%) Back Office
12 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.41%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.24%) Electronics
14 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Legal
15 1 (0.082%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (14.69%) LAMP
2 150 (12.24%) Web Services
3 54 (4.41%) Memcached
4 26 (2.12%) HTML
5 22 (1.80%) Django
5 22 (1.80%) XML
6 21 (1.71%) CSS
7 15 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (0.90%) Java EE
10 10 (0.82%) HornetQ
10 10 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (0.82%) JMX
11 9 (0.73%) .NET
11 9 (0.73%) JSON
11 9 (0.73%) ZeroMQ
12 8 (0.65%) Symfony
12 8 (0.65%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (0.65%) Middleware
13 7 (0.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 229 (18.69%) Open Source
2 62 (5.06%) Clustering
2 62 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 60 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.20%) Replication
5 17 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.31%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.31%) Social Media
6 16 (1.31%) Hedge funds
6 16 (1.31%) Online Games
7 15 (1.22%) iPhone
7 15 (1.22%) Derivative
8 14 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 10 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 10 (0.82%) Blackberry
10 8 (0.65%) Social Network
10 8 (0.65%) PKI
11 7 (0.57%) Physics
12 6 (0.49%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 1225 (100.00%) Linux
2 436 (35.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 401 (32.73%) CentOS
4 359 (29.31%) UNIX
5 303 (24.73%) Windows
6 262 (21.39%) Ubuntu
7 176 (14.37%) Debian
8 110 (8.98%) Solaris
9 53 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (3.10%) SUSE
11 33 (2.69%) Windows 7
12 28 (2.29%) Mac OS X
13 26 (2.12%) Fedora
14 24 (1.96%) Android
15 23 (1.88%) AIX
15 23 (1.88%) HPUX
16 17 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 11 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (25.80%) DevOps
2 181 (14.78%) Configuration Management
2 181 (14.78%) E-Commerce
3 105 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (7.92%) ITIL
5 85 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (6.37%) Performance Tuning
7 75 (6.12%) Load Balancing
8 52 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 40 (3.27%) Migration
10 35 (2.86%) Service Management
11 33 (2.69%) Time Management
11 33 (2.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 28 (2.29%) Mentoring
12 28 (2.29%) Project Management
13 27 (2.20%) Information Assurance
13 27 (2.20%) Software Engineering
14 24 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (1.96%) Workflow
15 23 (1.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 496 (40.49%) Python
2 489 (39.92%) Perl
3 469 (38.29%) Bash Shell
4 299 (24.41%) PHP
5 291 (23.76%) Ruby
6 232 (18.94%) Java
7 182 (14.86%) Shell Script
8 141 (11.51%) SQL
9 44 (3.59%) JavaScript
10 37 (3.02%) C
11 23 (1.88%) AWK
12 21 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 19 (1.55%) C++
14 18 (1.47%) VBScript
15 17 (1.39%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.14%) sed
17 8 (0.65%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.41%) Tcl
18 5 (0.41%) C#
18 5 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 96 (7.84%) Degree
2 60 (4.90%) RHCE
3 22 (1.80%) RHCSA
4 19 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.47%) CCNA
6 16 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.90%) LPIC
8 9 (0.73%) Linux+ Certification
8 9 (0.73%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.49%) MCSE
10 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.33%) PMP
12 4 (0.33%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.24%) CISSP
13 3 (0.24%) OCP
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.16%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.59%) QA
2 28 (2.29%) SLA
3 26 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 200 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (7.84%) KVM
3 82 (6.69%) Xen
4 72 (5.88%) NFS
5 67 (5.47%) Varnish
5 67 (5.47%) Active Directory
6 60 (4.90%) vSphere
7 30 (2.45%) Samba
8 28 (2.29%) Postfix
9 21 (1.71%) Snort
10 20 (1.63%) Sendmail
10 20 (1.63%) VMware ESX
11 19 (1.55%) Docker
12 15 (1.22%) LXC
13 14 (1.14%) Squid
14 12 (0.98%) XenServer
14 12 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (0.98%) Firmware
15 8 (0.65%) GPFS
15 8 (0.65%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 576 (47.02%) Puppet
2 304 (24.82%) Opscode Chef
3 291 (23.76%) Nagios
4 86 (7.02%) ZABBIX
4 86 (7.02%) Ansible
5 77 (6.29%) Cacti
6 63 (5.14%) Salt
7 54 (4.41%) Vagrant
8 29 (2.37%) Ganglia
8 29 (2.37%) CFEngine
8 29 (2.37%) Graphite
9 26 (2.12%) logstash
10 23 (1.88%) NetBackup
11 16 (1.31%) HAProxy
12 13 (1.06%) Zenoss
13 11 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
13 11 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
14 10 (0.82%) Opsview
14 10 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 10 (0.82%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 575 (46.94%) Red Hat
2 357 (29.14%) VMware
3 143 (11.67%) Cisco
4 130 (10.61%) Oracle
5 89 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 64 (5.22%) HP
7 41 (3.35%) Rackspace
8 30 (2.45%) Juniper
8 30 (2.45%) NetApp
8 30 (2.45%) Veritas
9 29 (2.37%) Citrix
9 29 (2.37%) IBM
10 27 (2.20%) Percona
11 25 (2.04%) EMC
12 24 (1.96%) Splunk
13 22 (1.80%) F5
14 20 (1.63%) Atlassian
14 20 (1.63%) Sun
15 19 (1.55%) Reuters
15 19 (1.55%) SolarWinds
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Package including 25 days holiday.
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago