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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 400 373 340
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 652 641 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 575 543 736
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 370 £47,500 -3.06% 34
South East +34 158 £42,500 - 11
East of England -66 42 £43,500 +6.74% 7
Yorkshire -72 26 £40,000 -5.88% 6
North West -9 23 £35,000 -15.66% 3
East Midlands +8 14 £35,000 -
South West -27 11 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -9 10 £44,000 +33.33% 1
North East -18 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1354 (100.00%) Linux
2 626 (46.23%) Red Hat
3 582 (42.98%) Puppet
4 523 (38.63%) Python
5 520 (38.40%) MySQL
6 516 (38.11%) Bash Shell
7 495 (36.56%) Perl
8 430 (31.76%) Apache
9 405 (29.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 379 (27.99%) CentOS
10 379 (27.99%) UNIX
11 363 (26.81%) VMware
12 359 (26.51%) Ubuntu
13 326 (24.08%) DevOps
14 322 (23.78%) Ruby
15 316 (23.34%) Java
16 315 (23.26%) Nagios
17 296 (21.86%) PHP
17 296 (21.86%) Windows
18 293 (21.64%) Opscode Chef
19 281 (20.75%) Tomcat
20 265 (19.57%) Debian
21 261 (19.28%) DNS
22 239 (17.65%) TCP/IP
23 235 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
24 232 (17.13%) Open Source
25 199 (14.70%) Configuration Management
26 197 (14.55%) nginx
27 195 (14.40%) PostgreSQL
28 193 (14.25%) LAMP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 430 (31.76%) Apache
2 281 (20.75%) Tomcat
3 197 (14.55%) nginx
4 74 (5.47%) OpenStack
5 60 (4.43%) Node.js
6 54 (3.99%) WebLogic
7 35 (2.58%) CMS
8 34 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (2.44%) Apache Solr
10 32 (2.36%) WebSphere
11 27 (1.99%) Jetty
12 23 (1.70%) Drupal
12 23 (1.70%) IIS
13 18 (1.33%) CloudStack
14 16 (1.18%) MS Exchange
15 13 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 13 (0.96%) Confluence
16 11 (0.81%) Escenic
16 11 (0.81%) Resin
17 9 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.074%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.074%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 15 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.89%) Magento
3 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.074%) Summit
5 1 (0.074%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 171 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.69%) SaaS
3 43 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.48%) Basecamp
5 19 (1.40%) Rackspace Cloud
6 18 (1.33%) Amazon S3
6 18 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.26%) GitHub
8 8 (0.59%) Joyent
8 8 (0.59%) PaaS
9 6 (0.44%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.37%) Route 53
11 4 (0.30%) Office 365
12 3 (0.22%) IaaS
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 1 (0.074%) Heroku
14 1 (0.074%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 1 (0.074%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 261 (19.28%) DNS
2 239 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 159 (11.74%) Firewall
4 140 (10.34%) HTTP
5 116 (8.57%) SAN
6 115 (8.49%) LDAP
7 95 (7.02%) DHCP
7 95 (7.02%) Internet
8 74 (5.47%) SMTP
9 61 (4.51%) VoIP
10 51 (3.77%) VPN
11 48 (3.55%) FTP
12 45 (3.32%) SSL
13 44 (3.25%) BIG-IP
14 42 (3.10%) SSH
15 40 (2.95%) NAS
16 33 (2.44%) WAN
16 33 (2.44%) LAN
17 28 (2.07%) SNMP
17 28 (2.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 520 (38.40%) MySQL
2 195 (14.40%) PostgreSQL
3 96 (7.09%) MongoDB
4 90 (6.65%) Redis
5 89 (6.57%) NoSQL
6 88 (6.50%) Relational Database
7 61 (4.51%) Hadoop
8 55 (4.06%) RDBMS
8 55 (4.06%) Big Data
9 51 (3.77%) SQL Server
10 50 (3.69%) Oracle Database
11 30 (2.22%) DB2
12 22 (1.62%) HBase
13 19 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (0.74%) Couchbase
16 9 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.66%) RavenDB
17 8 (0.59%) MariaDB
18 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 131 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 125 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 83 (6.13%) Subversion
4 57 (4.21%) JIRA
5 14 (1.03%) Mercurial
6 12 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (0.81%) Hudson
8 10 (0.74%) Maven
9 8 (0.59%) Juju
10 7 (0.52%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.22%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.15%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.15%) Redmine
12 2 (0.15%) Ant
12 2 (0.15%) Firebug
13 1 (0.074%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.074%) JUnit
General
1 120 (8.86%) Finance
2 53 (3.91%) Games
3 42 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.07%) Marketing
5 26 (1.92%) Banking
5 26 (1.92%) Law
6 25 (1.85%) Publishing
7 16 (1.18%) Advertising
8 15 (1.11%) Retail
9 13 (0.96%) Online Betting
10 12 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.74%) Legal
12 9 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.59%) Electronics
14 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.30%) Back Office
17 3 (0.22%) Billing
18 2 (0.15%) Automotive
19 1 (0.074%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (14.25%) LAMP
2 117 (8.64%) Web Services
3 33 (2.44%) Django
4 32 (2.36%) Memcached
4 32 (2.36%) XML
5 23 (1.70%) .NET
6 21 (1.55%) CSS
6 21 (1.55%) HTML
7 20 (1.48%) Java EE
8 14 (1.03%) JSON
8 14 (1.03%) Sphinx
8 14 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (0.96%) Middleware
10 11 (0.81%) Ajax
11 10 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (0.59%) Symfony
12 8 (0.59%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.59%) RESTful
13 7 (0.52%) HornetQ
13 7 (0.52%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 232 (17.13%) Open Source
2 86 (6.35%) Clustering
3 66 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 56 (4.14%) Social Media
5 52 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (3.03%) Replication
7 29 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.48%) Online Games
9 20 (1.48%) Derivative
9 20 (1.48%) Mathematics
10 15 (1.11%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.03%) PKI
12 13 (0.96%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.89%) HP StorageWorks
14 10 (0.74%) Spread Betting
14 10 (0.74%) Streaming Video
15 8 (0.59%) Firmware
15 8 (0.59%) LPAR
16 7 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1354 (100.00%) Linux
2 405 (29.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 379 (27.99%) CentOS
3 379 (27.99%) UNIX
4 359 (26.51%) Ubuntu
5 296 (21.86%) Windows
6 265 (19.57%) Debian
7 143 (10.56%) Solaris
8 50 (3.69%) SUSE
9 39 (2.88%) OpenBSD
10 38 (2.81%) Mac OS X
10 38 (2.81%) Windows 7
11 37 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (2.66%) HPUX
13 35 (2.58%) AIX
14 25 (1.85%) Apple iOS
15 19 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (1.33%) Android
17 16 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (1.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (24.08%) DevOps
2 199 (14.70%) Configuration Management
3 153 (11.30%) E-Commerce
4 134 (9.90%) Load Balancing
5 132 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (9.60%) ITIL
7 122 (9.01%) Performance Tuning
8 75 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 49 (3.62%) Performance Monitoring
11 47 (3.47%) Problem Management
12 46 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
13 42 (3.10%) Analytics
14 40 (2.95%) Change Management
15 36 (2.66%) Migration
16 33 (2.44%) Mentoring
17 32 (2.36%) Time Management
18 28 (2.07%) Statistical Analysis
19 27 (1.99%) Workflow
20 26 (1.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 523 (38.63%) Python
2 516 (38.11%) Bash Shell
3 495 (36.56%) Perl
4 322 (23.78%) Ruby
5 316 (23.34%) Java
6 296 (21.86%) PHP
7 177 (13.07%) SQL
8 155 (11.45%) Shell Script
9 54 (3.99%) C
10 44 (3.25%) AWK
11 39 (2.88%) JavaScript
12 19 (1.40%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.33%) Korn
13 18 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.18%) Scala
14 16 (1.18%) sed
15 13 (0.96%) C++
16 4 (0.30%) Lua
17 3 (0.22%) C#
18 2 (0.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 150 (11.08%) Degree
2 60 (4.43%) RHCE
3 20 (1.48%) LPIC
4 19 (1.40%) MCSE
4 19 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.33%) Linux+ Certification
6 15 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (0.96%) OCP
8 10 (0.74%) CCNA
8 10 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.30%) RHCT
10 4 (0.30%) PhD
11 3 (0.22%) MCP
11 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.22%) RHCA
12 2 (0.15%) CCNP
12 2 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.91%) QA
2 31 (2.29%) SLA
3 15 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 235 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (11.52%) KVM
3 126 (9.31%) Xen
4 87 (6.43%) Active Directory
5 85 (6.28%) NFS
6 65 (4.80%) Postfix
7 60 (4.43%) vSphere
8 52 (3.84%) Varnish
9 50 (3.69%) Samba
10 37 (2.73%) Sendmail
11 29 (2.14%) VMware ESX
12 19 (1.40%) XenServer
12 19 (1.40%) Squid
13 16 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (1.11%) Snort
15 14 (1.03%) Hyper-V
16 13 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
17 9 (0.66%) Docker
17 9 (0.66%) PowerHA
18 6 (0.44%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 582 (42.98%) Puppet
2 315 (23.26%) Nagios
3 293 (21.64%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (7.61%) Cacti
5 88 (6.50%) Salt
6 82 (6.06%) Ansible
7 72 (5.32%) ZABBIX
8 58 (4.28%) CFEngine
9 42 (3.10%) Vagrant
10 37 (2.73%) Ganglia
11 27 (1.99%) logstash
12 26 (1.92%) Zenoss
12 26 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
13 25 (1.85%) SCOM
14 24 (1.77%) NetBackup
15 21 (1.55%) HAProxy
16 20 (1.48%) SCCM
17 19 (1.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 18 (1.33%) Tivoli
19 14 (1.03%) Munin
Vendors
1 626 (46.23%) Red Hat
2 363 (26.81%) VMware
3 156 (11.52%) Oracle
4 113 (8.35%) Microsoft
5 109 (8.05%) JBoss
6 99 (7.31%) Cisco
7 67 (4.95%) HP
8 51 (3.77%) Citrix
9 45 (3.32%) Rackspace
10 31 (2.29%) F5
10 31 (2.29%) SAP
11 27 (1.99%) IBM
12 24 (1.77%) EMC
13 23 (1.70%) Veritas
14 20 (1.48%) SaltStack
15 19 (1.40%) Google
16 18 (1.33%) Atlassian
16 18 (1.33%) Sun
17 17 (1.26%) Reuters
18 16 (1.18%) Splunk
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Unlimited Training
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago