The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
UK / England
Rank 461 427 390
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 419 629 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.66% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.68% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 356 547 626
Median salary £48,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.43% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
74873 91880 96090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62548 77866 79959
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 200 £55,000 +4.76% 22
South East +69 122 £45,000 - 11
East of England +21 33 £45,000 +16.88% 8
Yorkshire +15 16 £47,500 +30.55% 5
South West -9 16 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +20 14 £40,000 - 1
North West -37 10 £45,000 +50.00% 3
West Midlands +15 7 £40,000 -11.60% 1
North East - 1 £34,150 - 1
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 944 (100.00%) Linux
2 386 (40.89%) Red Hat
3 371 (39.30%) Bash Shell
4 357 (37.82%) Puppet
5 320 (33.90%) Python
6 275 (29.13%) DevOps
7 270 (28.60%) MySQL
7 270 (28.60%) VMware
8 253 (26.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 243 (25.74%) Unix
10 235 (24.89%) Perl
11 229 (24.26%) Windows
12 223 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
13 212 (22.46%) CentOS
14 206 (21.82%) Apache
15 184 (19.49%) Opscode Chef
16 169 (17.90%) Ubuntu
17 164 (17.37%) LAMP
18 161 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 145 (15.36%) Ansible
20 141 (14.94%) Ruby
21 139 (14.72%) Finance
22 134 (14.19%) Jenkins
23 133 (14.09%) Firewall
24 132 (13.98%) Nagios
25 131 (13.88%) Configuration Management
26 129 (13.67%) SQL
27 122 (12.92%) PHP
28 121 (12.82%) Oracle
29 112 (11.86%) Java

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 206 (21.82%) Apache
2 94 (9.96%) Tomcat
3 69 (7.31%) nginx
4 66 (6.99%) IIS
5 34 (3.60%) OpenStack
6 30 (3.18%) WebSphere
7 26 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (2.33%) JBoss
9 14 (1.48%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.27%) Hubot
11 8 (0.85%) CloudStack
11 8 (0.85%) Drupal
12 7 (0.74%) Confluence
13 6 (0.64%) Liferay
14 5 (0.53%) CMS
14 5 (0.53%) Eucalyptus
14 5 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.42%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 26 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 223 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (8.16%) SaaS
3 36 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (2.01%) Office 365
7 16 (1.69%) Amazon S3
8 13 (1.38%) Slack
9 11 (1.17%) GitHub
9 11 (1.17%) IaaS
10 8 (0.85%) Route 53
11 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle CX
12 5 (0.53%) PaaS
13 4 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.32%) Heroku
15 2 (0.21%) AWS OpsWorks
15 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 133 (14.09%) Firewall
2 112 (11.86%) DNS
3 97 (10.28%) TCP/IP
4 93 (9.85%) SAN
5 69 (7.31%) VPN
6 67 (7.10%) LDAP
7 66 (6.99%) LAN
8 51 (5.40%) WAN
9 45 (4.77%) DHCP
10 41 (4.34%) Internet
11 35 (3.71%) SMTP
12 34 (3.60%) NAS
13 33 (3.50%) HTTP
13 33 (3.50%) VLAN
14 21 (2.22%) SNMP
15 19 (2.01%) Asterisk PBX
15 19 (2.01%) SSH
16 18 (1.91%) VoIP
17 16 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
18 15 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (28.60%) MySQL
2 62 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 45 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (4.13%) MongoDB
5 21 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 20 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 20 (2.12%) Redis
7 15 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.38%) OLTP
8 13 (1.38%) VLDB
9 10 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.06%) MariaDB
10 9 (0.95%) Big Data
11 6 (0.64%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.42%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.42%) HBase
13 4 (0.42%) OrientDB
13 4 (0.42%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.32%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 134 (14.19%) Jenkins
2 68 (7.20%) Git (software)
3 47 (4.98%) JIRA
4 43 (4.56%) Subversion
5 25 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.95%) Bundler
8 8 (0.85%) Maven
8 8 (0.85%) Travis CI
9 7 (0.74%) GitLab
10 6 (0.64%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.64%) Hudson
11 5 (0.53%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.32%) Selenium
13 2 (0.21%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.21%) Redmine
13 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.11%) Buildbot
14 1 (0.11%) Grunt
14 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 139 (14.72%) Finance
2 63 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 57 (6.04%) Banking
4 40 (4.24%) Marketing
5 20 (2.12%) Publishing
6 18 (1.91%) Retail
7 15 (1.59%) Games
8 13 (1.38%) Legal
9 9 (0.95%) Law
10 8 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.74%) Electronics
12 6 (0.64%) Back Office
13 5 (0.53%) Advertising
14 3 (0.32%) Front Office
14 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (17.37%) LAMP
2 68 (7.20%) Web Services
3 48 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
4 34 (3.60%) XML
5 16 (1.69%) .NET
5 16 (1.69%) Memcached
6 14 (1.48%) HTML
7 13 (1.38%) CSS
8 11 (1.17%) Kafka
9 10 (1.06%) Ajax
9 10 (1.06%) JSF
9 10 (1.06%) XHTML
10 9 (0.95%) LAPP Stack
10 9 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.64%) JDBC
12 6 (0.64%) Middleware
12 6 (0.64%) Node.js
13 5 (0.53%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 50 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 23 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (2.22%) Clustering
5 21 (2.22%) iSeries
6 18 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.48%) Fintech
8 13 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (1.27%) Replication
10 11 (1.17%) iPad
11 8 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (0.64%) Online Gambling
12 6 (0.64%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.53%) EFT
13 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.53%) Online Games
14 4 (0.42%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 944 (100.00%) Linux
2 253 (26.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 243 (25.74%) Unix
4 229 (24.26%) Windows
5 212 (22.46%) CentOS
6 169 (17.90%) Ubuntu
7 99 (10.49%) Debian
8 88 (9.32%) Windows Server
9 72 (7.63%) Solaris
10 39 (4.13%) SUSE
11 34 (3.60%) AIX
12 23 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (1.80%) HPUX
15 12 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 10 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.74%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.64%) Windows 7
19 4 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (29.13%) DevOps
2 131 (13.88%) Configuration Management
3 95 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (7.20%) ITIL
6 66 (6.99%) Open Source
7 65 (6.89%) High Availability
8 64 (6.78%) E-Commerce
9 55 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 48 (5.08%) Load Balancing
11 41 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
12 38 (4.03%) Project Management
13 28 (2.97%) E-business
14 26 (2.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (2.75%) Kanban
15 23 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
15 23 (2.44%) Service Management
15 23 (2.44%) Virtual Environments
16 21 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (2.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 371 (39.30%) Bash Shell
2 320 (33.90%) Python
3 235 (24.89%) Perl
4 141 (14.94%) Ruby
5 129 (13.67%) SQL
6 122 (12.92%) PHP
7 112 (11.86%) Java
8 91 (9.64%) Shell Script
9 51 (5.40%) PowerShell
10 41 (4.34%) C
11 28 (2.97%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.48%) Korn
13 13 (1.38%) C#
14 10 (1.06%) AWK
15 8 (0.85%) sed
16 6 (0.64%) C++
16 6 (0.64%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.42%) C-shell
17 4 (0.42%) Jython
18 3 (0.32%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 71 (7.52%) Degree
2 34 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.12%) CCNA
3 20 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (1.80%) MCSA
4 17 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.17%) RHCE
8 9 (0.95%) MCSE
9 7 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.53%) LPIC
10 5 (0.53%) MCITP
11 4 (0.42%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.32%) RHCA
13 2 (0.21%) CCNP
13 2 (0.21%) RHCSA
14 1 (0.11%) Linux+ Certification
14 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.30%) QA
2 24 (2.54%) SLA
3 9 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 161 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (7.94%) Docker
3 72 (7.63%) Active Directory
4 60 (6.36%) NFS
5 42 (4.45%) KVM
6 41 (4.34%) Xen
7 32 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (3.39%) vSphere
8 28 (2.97%) Varnish
9 27 (2.86%) Hyper-V
10 23 (2.44%) iptables
11 21 (2.22%) XenServer
12 19 (2.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 15 (1.59%) GlusterFS
14 14 (1.48%) Postfix
15 13 (1.38%) Squid
16 9 (0.95%) LXC
17 8 (0.85%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.74%) VirtualBox
18 7 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 357 (37.82%) Puppet
2 184 (19.49%) Opscode Chef
3 145 (15.36%) Ansible
4 132 (13.98%) Nagios
5 24 (2.54%) OpenView
6 23 (2.44%) Cobbler
7 20 (2.12%) Red Hat Satellite
8 19 (2.01%) Control-M
8 19 (2.01%) NetBackup
9 16 (1.69%) Cacti
9 16 (1.69%) ZABBIX
10 14 (1.48%) Salt
11 12 (1.27%) Tivoli
12 11 (1.17%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.17%) Icinga
12 11 (1.17%) Terraform
12 11 (1.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 10 (1.06%) cPanel
13 10 (1.06%) Kubernetes
13 10 (1.06%) Opsview
Vendors
1 386 (40.89%) Red Hat
2 270 (28.60%) VMware
3 121 (12.82%) Oracle
4 82 (8.69%) Microsoft
5 52 (5.51%) Sun
6 51 (5.40%) Cisco
7 45 (4.77%) HP
8 35 (3.71%) EMC
8 35 (3.71%) Veritas
9 28 (2.97%) NetApp
10 22 (2.33%) Splunk
11 16 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.69%) IBM
11 16 (1.69%) SaltStack
11 16 (1.69%) SAP
12 14 (1.48%) Citrix
12 14 (1.48%) Juniper
13 10 (1.06%) 3PAR
14 9 (0.95%) Brocade
14 9 (0.95%) Rackspace
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £55,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Morden, Surrey
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and outstanding benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago