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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 399 411 316
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 642 572 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.57% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.60% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 560 513 804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +1 398 £50,000 +5.26% 25
South East +34 142 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire -13 37 £40,750 +1.87% 2
South West +3 21 £36,250 -3.33% 2
East of England -28 20 £50,000 +16.27% 2
North West -4 17 £35,000 -15.66% 4
East Midlands +20 7 £36,250 -5.84%
West Midlands -13 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North East - 4 £31,250 -
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1289 (100.00%) Linux
2 610 (47.32%) Puppet
3 609 (47.25%) Red Hat
4 532 (41.27%) Python
5 528 (40.96%) Perl
6 494 (38.32%) Bash Shell
7 478 (37.08%) MySQL
8 446 (34.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 411 (31.89%) CentOS
10 400 (31.03%) Apache
11 384 (29.79%) VMware
12 367 (28.47%) UNIX
13 336 (26.07%) DevOps
14 328 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
15 327 (25.37%) Ruby
16 325 (25.21%) Windows
17 315 (24.44%) PHP
17 315 (24.44%) Nagios
18 285 (22.11%) Ubuntu
19 284 (22.03%) Tomcat
20 257 (19.94%) Java
21 241 (18.70%) DNS
22 236 (18.31%) Open Source
23 220 (17.07%) nginx
24 217 (16.83%) TCP/IP
25 212 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
26 200 (15.52%) LAMP
27 196 (15.21%) Debian
28 190 (14.74%) Configuration Management
29 179 (13.89%) E-Commerce

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 400 (31.03%) Apache
2 284 (22.03%) Tomcat
3 220 (17.07%) nginx
4 83 (6.44%) JBoss
5 79 (6.13%) OpenStack
6 43 (3.34%) IIS
7 37 (2.87%) Apache Solr
8 36 (2.79%) WebLogic
9 30 (2.33%) Node.js
10 29 (2.25%) Confluence
11 28 (2.17%) Jetty
12 20 (1.55%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (1.47%) CMS
14 12 (0.93%) CloudStack
15 11 (0.85%) Drupal
15 11 (0.85%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.70%) WordPress
17 7 (0.54%) Resin
18 6 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.078%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.31%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 167 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (3.41%) SaaS
4 41 (3.18%) Amazon S3
5 40 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (2.33%) Rackspace Cloud
7 21 (1.63%) IaaS
8 20 (1.55%) SoftLayer
9 16 (1.24%) Route 53
10 15 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (0.85%) GitHub
12 10 (0.78%) Joyent
12 10 (0.78%) PaaS
13 9 (0.70%) Basecamp
14 5 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.39%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.23%) Heroku
17 2 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 241 (18.70%) DNS
2 217 (16.83%) TCP/IP
3 148 (11.48%) Firewall
4 124 (9.62%) SAN
5 109 (8.46%) HTTP
6 80 (6.21%) Internet
7 77 (5.97%) DHCP
8 74 (5.74%) LDAP
9 69 (5.35%) SMTP
10 59 (4.58%) FTP
11 58 (4.50%) SSH
12 56 (4.34%) LAN
13 46 (3.57%) VoIP
14 44 (3.41%) BIG-IP
15 37 (2.87%) VPN
16 36 (2.79%) NAS
17 33 (2.56%) WAN
18 28 (2.17%) SSL
19 25 (1.94%) IMAP
20 21 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (37.08%) MySQL
2 131 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
3 110 (8.53%) NoSQL
4 84 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 84 (6.52%) Redis
5 62 (4.81%) Hadoop
6 59 (4.58%) Big Data
7 57 (4.42%) SQL Server
8 48 (3.72%) Relational Database
9 45 (3.49%) Oracle Database
10 28 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.40%) DB2
13 15 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.62%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.62%) MariaDB
14 8 (0.62%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.47%) RavenDB
16 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 136 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 129 (10.01%) Jenkins
3 100 (7.76%) Subversion
4 47 (3.65%) JIRA
5 20 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (1.47%) Hudson
7 8 (0.62%) Maven
8 7 (0.54%) Ant
8 7 (0.54%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.47%) Firebug
9 6 (0.47%) Juju
10 3 (0.23%) Emacs
10 3 (0.23%) Gradle
10 3 (0.23%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.16%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.16%) Redmine
11 2 (0.16%) FishEye
11 2 (0.16%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.078%) Selenium
12 1 (0.078%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 111 (8.61%) Finance
2 61 (4.73%) Games
3 38 (2.95%) Banking
4 28 (2.17%) Retail
5 27 (2.09%) Publishing
6 26 (2.02%) Advertising
6 26 (2.02%) Law
7 23 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.16%) French Language
9 14 (1.09%) Marketing
10 12 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.39%) Legal
12 5 (0.39%) Back Office
13 3 (0.23%) Electronics
14 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.078%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (15.52%) LAMP
2 142 (11.02%) Web Services
3 53 (4.11%) Memcached
4 28 (2.17%) Django
4 28 (2.17%) XML
5 26 (2.02%) HTML
6 22 (1.71%) CSS
7 15 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (1.09%) Java EE
9 10 (0.78%) JSON
9 10 (0.78%) JMX
9 10 (0.78%) HornetQ
10 9 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (0.70%) ZeroMQ
11 8 (0.62%) Symfony
11 8 (0.62%) Middleware
11 8 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (0.54%) .NET
12 7 (0.54%) AngularJS
13 6 (0.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 236 (18.31%) Open Source
2 72 (5.59%) Clustering
3 65 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (2.25%) Replication
6 26 (2.02%) Social Media
7 19 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.32%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.09%) Derivative
10 14 (1.09%) Online Games
10 14 (1.09%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.01%) iPhone
12 12 (0.93%) PKI
13 10 (0.78%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (0.70%) Blackberry
15 8 (0.62%) Physics
15 8 (0.62%) Social Network
16 7 (0.54%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1289 (100.00%) Linux
2 446 (34.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 411 (31.89%) CentOS
4 367 (28.47%) UNIX
5 325 (25.21%) Windows
6 285 (22.11%) Ubuntu
7 196 (15.21%) Debian
8 105 (8.15%) Solaris
9 52 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (3.41%) Windows 7
11 40 (3.10%) SUSE
12 37 (2.87%) Mac OS X
13 26 (2.02%) AIX
14 25 (1.94%) Android
15 24 (1.86%) HPUX
16 20 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (1.47%) Fedora
18 18 (1.40%) OpenBSD
19 14 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 12 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (26.07%) DevOps
2 190 (14.74%) Configuration Management
3 179 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 119 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (8.61%) ITIL
6 100 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
7 96 (7.45%) Load Balancing
8 80 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (3.26%) Migration
11 40 (3.10%) Performance Monitoring
12 38 (2.95%) Service Management
13 35 (2.72%) Time Management
14 33 (2.56%) Mentoring
15 29 (2.25%) Software Engineering
16 27 (2.09%) Analytics
17 26 (2.02%) Capacity Planning
17 26 (2.02%) Project Management
17 26 (2.02%) Workflow
18 25 (1.94%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 532 (41.27%) Python
2 528 (40.96%) Perl
3 494 (38.32%) Bash Shell
4 327 (25.37%) Ruby
5 315 (24.44%) PHP
6 257 (19.94%) Java
7 178 (13.81%) Shell Script
8 156 (12.10%) SQL
9 41 (3.18%) JavaScript
10 38 (2.95%) C
11 28 (2.17%) AWK
12 23 (1.78%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.24%) VBScript
14 15 (1.16%) sed
15 14 (1.09%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.01%) C++
17 7 (0.54%) Scala
18 6 (0.47%) Korn
19 5 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 104 (8.07%) Degree
2 61 (4.73%) RHCE
3 18 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.40%) RHCSA
4 16 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (1.16%) CCNA
6 11 (0.85%) LPIC
7 10 (0.78%) Linux+ Certification
8 9 (0.70%) OCP
8 9 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.62%) MCSE
9 8 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.31%) PMP
12 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.23%) CISSP
14 2 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.65%) QA
2 25 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.86%) SLA
System Software
1 212 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (9.46%) KVM
3 101 (7.84%) Xen
4 80 (6.21%) NFS
4 80 (6.21%) Active Directory
5 70 (5.43%) Varnish
6 65 (5.04%) vSphere
7 41 (3.18%) Postfix
8 39 (3.03%) Samba
9 28 (2.17%) VMware ESX
10 23 (1.78%) Sendmail
11 21 (1.63%) Snort
12 19 (1.47%) LXC
13 16 (1.24%) Squid
14 15 (1.16%) Docker
15 13 (1.01%) Firmware
16 12 (0.93%) XenServer
17 10 (0.78%) Hyper-V
17 10 (0.78%) Ceph
18 9 (0.70%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 610 (47.32%) Puppet
2 328 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
3 315 (24.44%) Nagios
4 103 (7.99%) Ansible
5 99 (7.68%) ZABBIX
6 91 (7.06%) Cacti
7 77 (5.97%) Salt
8 56 (4.34%) Vagrant
9 41 (3.18%) CFEngine
10 38 (2.95%) Graphite
11 33 (2.56%) Ganglia
12 28 (2.17%) logstash
13 23 (1.78%) NetBackup
14 21 (1.63%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.09%) Zenoss
16 13 (1.01%) SCOM
17 12 (0.93%) SCCM
17 12 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
18 11 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
19 10 (0.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 609 (47.25%) Red Hat
2 384 (29.79%) VMware
3 152 (11.79%) Cisco
4 138 (10.71%) Oracle
5 108 (8.38%) Microsoft
6 61 (4.73%) HP
7 48 (3.72%) Rackspace
8 35 (2.72%) Citrix
8 35 (2.72%) Juniper
9 30 (2.33%) Veritas
10 29 (2.25%) IBM
10 29 (2.25%) F5
11 28 (2.17%) EMC
11 28 (2.17%) NetApp
12 23 (1.78%) Percona
13 19 (1.47%) Splunk
13 19 (1.47%) Atlassian
14 18 (1.40%) Reuters
14 18 (1.40%) Sun
15 17 (1.32%) Intel
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago