The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 389 388 351
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 668 567 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.59% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 585 486 691
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +1 338 £47,500 -5.00% 53
South East +4 147 £40,000 -5.88% 16
East of England -11 62 £43,500 -1.13% 9
Yorkshire -34 44 £37,500 +17.18% 2
North West +15 34 £35,000 -12.50% 7
South West -4 19 £42,500 +21.42% 4
East Midlands 0 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -7 10 £42,000 +12.00% 1
North East -8 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Linux Administrator
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Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1426 (100.00%) Linux
2 687 (48.18%) Red Hat
3 582 (40.81%) Puppet
4 514 (36.04%) MySQL
5 504 (35.34%) Perl
6 502 (35.20%) Bash Shell
7 488 (34.22%) Python
8 469 (32.89%) Apache
9 411 (28.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 404 (28.33%) UNIX
11 395 (27.70%) CentOS
12 385 (27.00%) Ubuntu
13 365 (25.60%) VMware
14 325 (22.79%) DevOps
15 300 (21.04%) Java
16 297 (20.83%) Nagios
17 294 (20.62%) Ruby
18 293 (20.55%) Opscode Chef
19 290 (20.34%) Debian
20 286 (20.06%) Windows
21 279 (19.57%) PHP
22 273 (19.14%) Tomcat
23 262 (18.37%) DNS
24 233 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
25 220 (15.43%) TCP/IP
26 207 (14.52%) Open Source
27 199 (13.96%) Configuration Management
28 195 (13.67%) Firewall
28 195 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
29 180 (12.62%) Oracle

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 469 (32.89%) Apache
2 273 (19.14%) Tomcat
3 176 (12.34%) nginx
4 63 (4.42%) OpenStack
5 55 (3.86%) Node.js
6 51 (3.58%) CMS
7 48 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 44 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
9 39 (2.73%) WebSphere
9 39 (2.73%) IIS
10 36 (2.52%) Drupal
11 30 (2.10%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.54%) Jetty
13 18 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 16 (1.12%) MS Exchange
15 15 (1.05%) WordPress
16 14 (0.98%) Alfresco
16 14 (0.98%) Confluence
17 12 (0.84%) CloudStack
18 11 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.070%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 12 (0.84%) Magento
2 9 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
2 9 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.21%) Summit
5 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.070%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 195 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (3.44%) SaaS
4 31 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 19 (1.33%) Joyent
6 17 (1.19%) Basecamp
7 15 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.84%) GitHub
9 10 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
10 7 (0.49%) Google Apps
10 7 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.42%) Route 53
12 4 (0.28%) Office 365
13 2 (0.14%) IaaS
13 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 1 (0.070%) PaaS
14 1 (0.070%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 262 (18.37%) DNS
2 220 (15.43%) TCP/IP
3 195 (13.67%) Firewall
4 150 (10.52%) SAN
5 145 (10.17%) HTTP
6 113 (7.92%) LDAP
7 97 (6.80%) DHCP
8 93 (6.52%) Internet
9 92 (6.45%) VPN
10 80 (5.61%) SMTP
11 59 (4.14%) NAS
12 55 (3.86%) VoIP
13 52 (3.65%) SSL
14 44 (3.09%) FTP
15 42 (2.95%) BIG-IP
16 41 (2.88%) VLAN
17 32 (2.24%) SSH
18 31 (2.17%) SNMP
19 29 (2.03%) NetScaler
20 26 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (36.04%) MySQL
2 178 (12.48%) PostgreSQL
3 106 (7.43%) Redis
4 89 (6.24%) NoSQL
5 87 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 81 (5.68%) MongoDB
7 56 (3.93%) RDBMS
8 54 (3.79%) SQL Server
9 45 (3.16%) Oracle Database
10 43 (3.02%) Big Data
11 40 (2.81%) Hadoop
12 31 (2.17%) DB2
13 27 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (1.26%) HBase
14 18 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (1.12%) Couchbase
17 11 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
18 10 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
19 8 (0.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 130 (9.12%) Git (software)
2 119 (8.35%) Jenkins
3 80 (5.61%) Subversion
4 58 (4.07%) JIRA
5 21 (1.47%) Maven
6 15 (1.05%) Mercurial
7 14 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.70%) Ant
9 8 (0.56%) Hudson
10 7 (0.49%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.42%) Juju
12 5 (0.35%) FishEye
12 5 (0.35%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.35%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.28%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.14%) Redmine
14 2 (0.14%) Gerrit
14 2 (0.14%) Expression Web
14 2 (0.14%) Firebug
15 1 (0.070%) JUnit
General
1 159 (11.15%) Finance
2 75 (5.26%) Games
3 49 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 34 (2.38%) Marketing
5 28 (1.96%) Banking
6 25 (1.75%) Retail
7 21 (1.47%) Publishing
7 21 (1.47%) Online Betting
8 18 (1.26%) Law
9 16 (1.12%) Advertising
10 12 (0.84%) Legal
11 11 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.63%) Electronics
14 6 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.42%) Back Office
14 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.21%) Billing
16 2 (0.14%) Automotive
16 2 (0.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (10.87%) LAMP
2 124 (8.70%) Web Services
3 45 (3.16%) XML
4 34 (2.38%) .NET
5 27 (1.89%) Django
5 27 (1.89%) CSS
6 22 (1.54%) JSON
7 18 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (1.19%) HTML
9 16 (1.12%) Middleware
10 14 (0.98%) Sphinx
10 14 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (0.91%) Memcached
12 12 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (0.77%) J2EE
13 11 (0.77%) Java EE
13 11 (0.77%) Ajax
14 10 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (0.56%) Regular Expression
16 7 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 207 (14.52%) Open Source
2 110 (7.71%) Clustering
3 72 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 60 (4.21%) Replication
5 48 (3.37%) Social Media
6 36 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 28 (1.96%) Online Games
8 26 (1.82%) Derivative
9 21 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.19%) Digital Media
11 16 (1.12%) HACMP
12 12 (0.84%) Spread Betting
12 12 (0.84%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.77%) PKI
14 10 (0.70%) Streaming Video
15 9 (0.63%) HP StorageWorks
16 8 (0.56%) LPAR
16 8 (0.56%) DTV
17 7 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1426 (100.00%) Linux
2 411 (28.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 404 (28.33%) UNIX
4 395 (27.70%) CentOS
5 385 (27.00%) Ubuntu
6 290 (20.34%) Debian
7 286 (20.06%) Windows
8 166 (11.64%) Solaris
9 70 (4.91%) AIX
10 47 (3.30%) SUSE
11 42 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (2.88%) HPUX
13 37 (2.59%) Apple iOS
14 36 (2.52%) Mac OS X
14 36 (2.52%) OpenBSD
15 28 (1.96%) Android
16 25 (1.75%) Windows 7
17 23 (1.61%) Fedora
17 23 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (22.79%) DevOps
2 199 (13.96%) Configuration Management
3 162 (11.36%) E-Commerce
4 153 (10.73%) Load Balancing
5 121 (8.49%) ITIL
6 107 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
7 81 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 58 (4.07%) Problem Management
11 49 (3.44%) Capacity Planning
12 48 (3.37%) Analytics
13 47 (3.30%) Change Management
14 37 (2.59%) Performance Monitoring
14 37 (2.59%) Build Automation
15 35 (2.45%) Service Delivery
16 31 (2.17%) Migration
17 30 (2.10%) Time Management
18 26 (1.82%) Statistical Analysis
19 23 (1.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 504 (35.34%) Perl
2 502 (35.20%) Bash Shell
3 488 (34.22%) Python
4 300 (21.04%) Java
5 294 (20.62%) Ruby
6 279 (19.57%) PHP
7 169 (11.85%) Shell Script
8 163 (11.43%) SQL
9 52 (3.65%) C
10 44 (3.09%) AWK
11 31 (2.17%) JavaScript
12 23 (1.61%) Scala
13 19 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.19%) Korn
15 15 (1.05%) sed
16 14 (0.98%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.77%) C++
18 9 (0.63%) Bourne shell
19 6 (0.42%) Clojure
20 5 (0.35%) Lua
Qualifications
1 155 (10.87%) Degree
2 60 (4.21%) RHCE
3 27 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.89%) MCSE
3 27 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.98%) LPIC
6 13 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (0.84%) Linux+ Certification
8 11 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.77%) CCNA
8 11 (0.77%) OCP
9 8 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.35%) CCNP
10 5 (0.35%) MCITP
10 5 (0.35%) RHCT
11 4 (0.28%) MCP
11 4 (0.28%) PhD
12 3 (0.21%) HND
12 3 (0.21%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.65%) QA
2 37 (2.59%) SLA
3 18 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 233 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (11.43%) KVM
3 106 (7.43%) Xen
4 88 (6.17%) Active Directory
5 82 (5.75%) NFS
6 65 (4.56%) vSphere
7 58 (4.07%) Postfix
8 41 (2.88%) Samba
9 40 (2.81%) Varnish
10 31 (2.17%) Sendmail
11 29 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
12 26 (1.82%) VMware ESX
13 20 (1.40%) XenServer
14 18 (1.26%) Hyper-V
14 18 (1.26%) Squid
15 12 (0.84%) GPFS
16 11 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (0.56%) qmail
17 8 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 7 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 582 (40.81%) Puppet
2 297 (20.83%) Nagios
3 293 (20.55%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (6.03%) Cacti
5 70 (4.91%) Salt
6 66 (4.63%) Ansible
7 61 (4.28%) ZABBIX
8 56 (3.93%) CFEngine
9 38 (2.66%) Vagrant
10 36 (2.52%) Ganglia
11 34 (2.38%) logstash
12 30 (2.10%) SCOM
13 22 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
13 22 (1.54%) Zenoss
14 21 (1.47%) Tivoli
14 21 (1.47%) HAProxy
15 20 (1.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 20 (1.40%) NetBackup
16 17 (1.19%) SCCM
17 14 (0.98%) Opsview
Vendors
1 687 (48.18%) Red Hat
2 365 (25.60%) VMware
3 180 (12.62%) Oracle
4 114 (7.99%) Cisco
5 112 (7.85%) JBoss
6 105 (7.36%) Microsoft
7 80 (5.61%) HP
8 54 (3.79%) Citrix
9 52 (3.65%) Rackspace
10 37 (2.59%) Veritas
11 33 (2.31%) IBM
12 30 (2.10%) SAP
13 27 (1.89%) F5
14 26 (1.82%) Google
15 23 (1.61%) SaltStack
16 22 (1.54%) EMC
16 22 (1.54%) Sun
17 20 (1.40%) Percona
17 20 (1.40%) Juniper
18 18 (1.26%) Atlassian
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TRG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 9% Pension, Healthcare, Life Insur
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday