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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 457 453 359
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -94
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 497 609 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.59% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.62% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 426 541 790
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -33 273 £55,000 +10.00% 26
South East +64 127 £50,000 +25.00% 13
North West +23 25 £31,250 +4.16% 4
Yorkshire +11 24 £40,000 - 3
East of England -6 19 £52,500 +31.25% 1
West Midlands -8 10 £47,500 +63.79% 2
South West +5 9 £48,750 +54.76% 1
East Midlands +9 6 £45,000 +20.00%
North East - 4 £33,500 - 2
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 965 (100.00%) Linux
2 472 (48.91%) Puppet
3 391 (40.52%) Red Hat
4 382 (39.59%) Python
4 382 (39.59%) VMware
5 349 (36.17%) DevOps
6 331 (34.30%) MySQL
7 320 (33.16%) Bash Shell
8 318 (32.95%) Perl
9 308 (31.92%) Apache
10 300 (31.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 271 (28.08%) Opscode Chef
12 260 (26.94%) Amazon AWS
13 258 (26.74%) LAMP
14 250 (25.91%) Unix
14 250 (25.91%) Ansible
15 236 (24.46%) CentOS
16 234 (24.25%) Nagios
17 216 (22.38%) Windows
18 211 (21.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 204 (21.14%) PHP
20 199 (20.62%) Jenkins
21 188 (19.48%) Configuration Management
22 170 (17.62%) DNS
23 168 (17.41%) Ruby
24 166 (17.20%) Ubuntu
25 150 (15.54%) Finance
26 141 (14.61%) Java
27 139 (14.40%) nginx
28 137 (14.20%) Tomcat

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
1 308 (31.92%) Apache
2 139 (14.40%) nginx
3 137 (14.20%) Tomcat
4 47 (4.87%) OpenStack
5 44 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (3.94%) JBoss
7 21 (2.18%) Confluence
8 16 (1.66%) Hubot
9 14 (1.45%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.93%) IIS
10 9 (0.93%) Jetty
11 8 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.73%) CloudStack
12 7 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.62%) Drupal
13 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.41%) CMS
14 4 (0.41%) Resin
15 3 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 260 (26.94%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.18%) SaaS
3 42 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (4.25%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (2.38%) Amazon S3
6 17 (1.76%) IaaS
6 17 (1.76%) OpenShift
7 16 (1.66%) Slack
8 13 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 12 (1.24%) GitHub
10 11 (1.14%) AWS OpsWorks
11 10 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 10 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (0.62%) SoftLayer
15 5 (0.52%) Office 365
15 5 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (17.62%) DNS
2 137 (14.20%) Firewall
3 91 (9.43%) TCP/IP
4 78 (8.08%) SAN
5 66 (6.84%) LDAP
6 57 (5.91%) Internet
7 50 (5.18%) VPN
8 49 (5.08%) LAN
9 43 (4.46%) NAS
10 39 (4.04%) WAN
11 37 (3.83%) DHCP
12 35 (3.63%) SMTP
13 33 (3.42%) HTTP
14 32 (3.32%) Kerberos
15 24 (2.49%) Asterisk PBX
15 24 (2.49%) SSL
16 21 (2.18%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (2.07%) iSCSI
17 20 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (34.30%) MySQL
2 56 (5.80%) MongoDB
3 55 (5.70%) SQL Server
4 53 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (3.11%) Redis
6 28 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 25 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
7 25 (2.59%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.04%) Couchbase
10 8 (0.83%) Big Data
10 8 (0.83%) CouchDB
10 8 (0.83%) MariaDB
11 7 (0.73%) OLTP
11 7 (0.73%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.41%) DB2
15 3 (0.31%) VLDB
16 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 199 (20.62%) Jenkins
2 58 (6.01%) Git (software)
3 46 (4.77%) JIRA
4 44 (4.56%) Subversion
5 29 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (2.18%) Vagrant
7 18 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.66%) GitLab
9 11 (1.14%) Selenium
10 8 (0.83%) Maven
10 8 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (0.83%) Travis CI
11 7 (0.73%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.52%) Hudson
13 4 (0.41%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.41%) Gradle
14 3 (0.31%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.31%) CircleCI
15 2 (0.21%) PHPUnit
15 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 150 (15.54%) Finance
2 69 (7.15%) Law
3 54 (5.60%) Marketing
4 31 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.59%) Banking
5 25 (2.59%) Retail
6 20 (2.07%) Games
7 18 (1.87%) Advertising
7 18 (1.87%) Publishing
8 10 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.62%) Back Office
10 6 (0.62%) Electronics
10 6 (0.62%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.31%) International Banking
11 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.31%) Legal
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
12 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (26.74%) LAMP
2 90 (9.33%) LEMP Stack
3 72 (7.46%) Web Services
4 25 (2.59%) Memcached
5 23 (2.38%) ELK Stack
6 20 (2.07%) LAPP Stack
7 14 (1.45%) .NET
8 11 (1.14%) JSON
8 11 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (1.04%) JMX
10 9 (0.93%) XML
11 8 (0.83%) Java EE
12 7 (0.73%) boto
12 7 (0.73%) J2EE
12 7 (0.73%) Lucene
12 7 (0.73%) Node.js
12 7 (0.73%) OpenVZ
13 6 (0.62%) AngularJS
13 6 (0.62%) HornetQ
13 6 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 36 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.11%) Clustering
4 28 (2.90%) User Experience
5 22 (2.28%) EMC VNX
6 21 (2.18%) Fintech
7 16 (1.66%) Replication
8 14 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (1.35%) iPad
9 13 (1.35%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.24%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.83%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.52%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.52%) Streaming Video
15 5 (0.52%) Video on Demand
16 4 (0.41%) HP Storage
16 4 (0.41%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 965 (100.00%) Linux
2 300 (31.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 250 (25.91%) Unix
4 236 (24.46%) CentOS
5 216 (22.38%) Windows
6 166 (17.20%) Ubuntu
7 84 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 83 (8.60%) Debian
9 43 (4.46%) Solaris
10 41 (4.25%) SUSE
11 29 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (2.80%) HPUX
13 25 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (1.97%) AIX
15 10 (1.04%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.93%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.52%) FreeBSD
19 4 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
19 4 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (36.17%) DevOps
2 188 (19.48%) Configuration Management
3 129 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (9.64%) High Availability
5 88 (9.12%) ITIL
6 64 (6.63%) Load Balancing
7 63 (6.53%) E-Commerce
8 62 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 57 (5.91%) Open Source
10 48 (4.97%) Performance Tuning
11 44 (4.56%) Web Operations
12 36 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
13 34 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (3.42%) Analytics
15 28 (2.90%) Service Management
16 27 (2.80%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (2.69%) Data Analytics
17 26 (2.69%) Mentoring
17 26 (2.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 382 (39.59%) Python
2 320 (33.16%) Bash Shell
3 318 (32.95%) Perl
4 204 (21.14%) PHP
5 168 (17.41%) Ruby
6 141 (14.61%) Java
7 106 (10.98%) Shell Script
8 68 (7.05%) SQL
9 48 (4.97%) PowerShell
10 23 (2.38%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.35%) C#
11 13 (1.35%) Korn
12 12 (1.24%) C++
13 8 (0.83%) C
14 4 (0.41%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.41%) Scala
15 3 (0.31%) Go
16 2 (0.21%) AWK
16 2 (0.21%) Jython
16 2 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (4.35%) Degree
2 22 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (2.28%) RHCE
3 19 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (1.66%) CCNA
5 10 (1.04%) CCNP
6 9 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.73%) LPIC
8 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.62%) MCSA
9 6 (0.62%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.41%) MCSE
11 4 (0.41%) RHCT
12 3 (0.31%) MCITP
13 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.21%) RHCA
14 1 (0.10%) CCIE
14 1 (0.10%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.83%) PCI DSS
2 33 (3.42%) QA
3 21 (2.18%) SLA
4 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 211 (21.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (11.50%) Docker
3 78 (8.08%) vSphere
4 73 (7.56%) NFS
5 71 (7.36%) KVM
6 67 (6.94%) Active Directory
7 42 (4.35%) Xen
8 35 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (3.11%) Hyper-V
10 29 (3.01%) Squid
11 27 (2.80%) Corosync
12 23 (2.38%) iptables
13 21 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (2.07%) GlusterFS
14 20 (2.07%) Postfix
15 19 (1.97%) Varnish
16 18 (1.87%) vCloud
16 18 (1.87%) VMware ESX
17 13 (1.35%) VirtualBox
18 11 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 472 (48.91%) Puppet
2 271 (28.08%) Opscode Chef
3 250 (25.91%) Ansible
4 234 (24.25%) Nagios
5 65 (6.74%) HAProxy
6 49 (5.08%) Salt
7 46 (4.77%) Cacti
8 42 (4.35%) logstash
9 36 (3.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 23 (2.38%) WSUS
11 22 (2.28%) Pacemaker
12 21 (2.18%) Cobbler
12 21 (2.18%) Tivoli
13 20 (2.07%) Red Hat Satellite
14 17 (1.76%) SCCM
15 16 (1.66%) ZABBIX
16 15 (1.55%) Control-M
17 14 (1.45%) Munin
18 13 (1.35%) NetBackup
18 13 (1.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 391 (40.52%) Red Hat
2 382 (39.59%) VMware
3 120 (12.44%) Cisco
4 115 (11.92%) Oracle
5 64 (6.63%) HP
6 62 (6.42%) Rackspace
7 58 (6.01%) Microsoft
8 49 (5.08%) EMC
9 32 (3.32%) Qualys
10 29 (3.01%) Veritas
11 22 (2.28%) Splunk
12 21 (2.18%) 3PAR
12 21 (2.18%) Citrix
13 19 (1.97%) NetApp
14 13 (1.35%) Atlassian
14 13 (1.35%) F5
14 13 (1.35%) IBM
15 11 (1.14%) Dell
15 11 (1.14%) Juniper
16 10 (1.04%) Google
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £350000 - £420000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £40K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago