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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 454 406 425
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 504 679 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.65% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 427 596 486
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
97204 104263 97043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81376 85795 81145
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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 -14 291 £50,000 +5.26% 40
South East -59 82 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East of England -9 43 £45,000 +3.44% 7
North West -14 27 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire -20 22 £40,000 +6.66% 4
South West -14 21 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Midlands -2 15 £40,000 -6.97% 2
East Midlands -2 5 £40,000 - 2
North East -14 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 1068 (100.00%) Linux
2 506 (47.38%) Red Hat
3 435 (40.73%) Puppet
4 429 (40.17%) MySQL
5 392 (36.70%) Python
6 384 (35.96%) Apache
7 381 (35.67%) Bash Shell
8 354 (33.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 351 (32.87%) VMware
10 332 (31.09%) CentOS
11 317 (29.68%) Perl
12 295 (27.62%) DevOps
13 288 (26.97%) UNIX
14 257 (24.06%) Amazon AWS
15 241 (22.57%) Windows
16 227 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
17 225 (21.07%) Ruby
18 224 (20.97%) DNS
19 221 (20.69%) Tomcat
20 198 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
21 185 (17.32%) Ubuntu
22 178 (16.67%) Nagios
23 174 (16.29%) Shell Script
24 170 (15.92%) Debian
25 162 (15.17%) Finance
26 161 (15.07%) Oracle
27 160 (14.98%) Firewall
28 155 (14.51%) PHP
29 154 (14.42%) Configuration Management
30 151 (14.14%) Git (software)

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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
1 384 (35.96%) Apache
2 221 (20.69%) Tomcat
3 119 (11.14%) nginx
4 62 (5.81%) OpenStack
5 59 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (3.84%) JBoss
7 29 (2.72%) IIS
7 29 (2.72%) MS Exchange
8 23 (2.15%) Apache Solr
9 21 (1.97%) CMS
10 20 (1.87%) SharePoint
11 18 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 17 (1.59%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.59%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.94%) Confluence
14 9 (0.84%) Drupal
15 6 (0.56%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.56%) Moodle
15 6 (0.56%) WordPress
15 6 (0.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 39 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.094%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (1.78%) Magento
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.094%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.094%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 257 (24.06%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (6.27%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (3.18%) PaaS
4 23 (2.15%) IaaS
5 22 (2.06%) Amazon S3
6 20 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.59%) SaaS
9 14 (1.31%) Office 365
10 13 (1.22%) Route 53
10 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.94%) Joyent
13 8 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
14 6 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.28%) Responsys
15 3 (0.28%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 224 (20.97%) DNS
2 160 (14.98%) Firewall
3 139 (13.01%) SAN
4 127 (11.89%) TCP/IP
5 87 (8.15%) LDAP
5 87 (8.15%) DHCP
6 78 (7.30%) HTTP
7 65 (6.09%) VPN
8 56 (5.24%) Internet
9 53 (4.96%) NAS
10 49 (4.59%) SMTP
11 43 (4.03%) SSH
12 39 (3.65%) VLAN
13 31 (2.90%) SSL
14 24 (2.25%) LAN
15 23 (2.15%) Network Security
16 22 (2.06%) BIG-IP
16 22 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (1.97%) iSCSI
18 20 (1.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (40.17%) MySQL
2 86 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 51 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 38 (3.56%) NoSQL
6 31 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.53%) Couchbase
8 25 (2.34%) MemSQL
9 24 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.59%) Redis
11 13 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.12%) MariaDB
13 11 (1.03%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.75%) Big Data
14 8 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.47%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.47%) Informix
16 4 (0.37%) CouchDB
17 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 151 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 133 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 91 (8.52%) Subversion
4 33 (3.09%) TeamCity
5 31 (2.90%) Selenium
6 25 (2.34%) Gerrit
7 24 (2.25%) Hudson
8 20 (1.87%) JIRA
9 16 (1.50%) Emacs
10 13 (1.22%) ProC
11 7 (0.66%) Maven
12 5 (0.47%) GDB
13 4 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.37%) Ant
14 3 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.19%) Bazaar
15 2 (0.19%) CruiseControl
15 2 (0.19%) Mercurial
16 1 (0.094%) PHPUnit
16 1 (0.094%) FishEye
General
1 162 (15.17%) Finance
2 61 (5.71%) Banking
3 46 (4.31%) Games
4 43 (4.03%) Retail
4 43 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.59%) Marketing
5 17 (1.59%) Online Betting
6 13 (1.22%) Publishing
7 12 (1.12%) Law
8 10 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.56%) Advertising
10 6 (0.56%) International Banking
11 5 (0.47%) Billing
11 5 (0.47%) Legal
12 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.28%) Electronics
13 1 (0.094%) Back Office
13 1 (0.094%) Automotive
13 1 (0.094%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (12.27%) LAMP
2 103 (9.64%) Web Services
3 25 (2.34%) Akka
4 22 (2.06%) Memcached
5 19 (1.78%) .NET
6 14 (1.31%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (1.22%) CSS
8 12 (1.12%) HTML
8 12 (1.12%) Lucene
8 12 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (1.12%) boto
9 11 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (0.75%) REST
11 7 (0.66%) Sensu
12 6 (0.56%) Alternative PHP Cache
12 6 (0.56%) J2EE
12 6 (0.56%) XML
13 4 (0.37%) JSON
14 3 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.12%) Data Centre
2 54 (5.06%) Clustering
3 42 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 34 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.72%) Replication
7 23 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (1.97%) Private Cloud
9 20 (1.87%) Online Games
10 17 (1.59%) Derivative
11 16 (1.50%) EqualLogic
11 16 (1.50%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.31%) Digital Media
13 13 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (1.12%) Public Cloud
15 11 (1.03%) Eurex
16 10 (0.94%) HACMP
17 7 (0.66%) Fixed Income
17 7 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
18 6 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1068 (100.00%) Linux
2 354 (33.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 332 (31.09%) CentOS
4 288 (26.97%) UNIX
5 241 (22.57%) Windows
6 185 (17.32%) Ubuntu
7 170 (15.92%) Debian
8 94 (8.80%) Solaris
9 59 (5.52%) Fedora
10 39 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (3.09%) AIX
12 30 (2.81%) SUSE
13 28 (2.62%) Mac OS X
14 25 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
15 22 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (1.31%) Android
16 14 (1.31%) HPUX
17 13 (1.22%) Scientific Linux
18 10 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 8 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (27.62%) DevOps
2 154 (14.42%) Configuration Management
3 129 (12.08%) Open Source
4 125 (11.70%) E-Commerce
4 125 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (10.02%) ITIL
6 70 (6.55%) Load Balancing
7 59 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
9 50 (4.68%) Migration
10 41 (3.84%) Service Delivery
11 36 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 34 (3.18%) Scrum
13 30 (2.81%) Change Control
14 28 (2.62%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (2.53%) Time Management
16 26 (2.43%) Change Management
16 26 (2.43%) Software Delivery
17 24 (2.25%) Server Building
18 23 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 392 (36.70%) Python
2 381 (35.67%) Bash Shell
3 317 (29.68%) Perl
4 225 (21.07%) Ruby
5 174 (16.29%) Shell Script
6 155 (14.51%) PHP
7 142 (13.30%) Java
8 118 (11.05%) SQL
9 42 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 27 (2.53%) JavaScript
11 20 (1.87%) C++
12 13 (1.22%) Korn
13 10 (0.94%) C
13 10 (0.94%) AWK
14 8 (0.75%) Tcl
15 7 (0.66%) Scala
16 6 (0.56%) Bourne shell
16 6 (0.56%) C-shell
17 5 (0.47%) C#
18 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (7.40%) Degree
2 49 (4.59%) RHCE
3 32 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.34%) RHCSA
5 20 (1.87%) CCNA
5 20 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.31%) LPIC
6 14 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.12%) MCSE
9 11 (1.03%) CCNP
10 10 (0.94%) RHCA
11 9 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.75%) Linux+ Certification
12 8 (0.75%) CCIE
13 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.37%) VCP4
15 3 (0.28%) MySQL Certification
15 3 (0.28%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 31 (2.90%) SLA
3 19 (1.78%) QA
4 7 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 198 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (8.71%) Active Directory
3 86 (8.05%) NFS
4 76 (7.12%) KVM
5 65 (6.09%) vSphere
6 62 (5.81%) Xen
7 59 (5.52%) iptables
8 47 (4.40%) Varnish
8 47 (4.40%) Docker
9 33 (3.09%) Postfix
10 32 (3.00%) Samba
11 25 (2.34%) VMware ESX
12 15 (1.40%) XenServer
13 14 (1.31%) qmail
13 14 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.94%) Squid
14 10 (0.94%) XenApp
15 9 (0.84%) GPFS
15 9 (0.84%) Hyper-V
16 8 (0.75%) LXC
Systems Management
1 435 (40.73%) Puppet
2 227 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
3 178 (16.67%) Nagios
4 77 (7.21%) Ansible
5 38 (3.56%) Cacti
6 34 (3.18%) Vagrant
7 29 (2.72%) ZABBIX
8 21 (1.97%) HAProxy
9 15 (1.40%) logstash
9 15 (1.40%) Salt
10 14 (1.31%) Munin
11 13 (1.22%) BMC Marimba
11 13 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
12 12 (1.12%) Pingdom
12 12 (1.12%) Check_MK
12 12 (1.12%) Graphite
12 12 (1.12%) Capistrano
12 12 (1.12%) SmokePing
13 11 (1.03%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 506 (47.38%) Red Hat
2 351 (32.87%) VMware
3 161 (15.07%) Oracle
4 136 (12.73%) Cisco
5 106 (9.93%) Microsoft
6 61 (5.71%) HP
7 44 (4.12%) Google
8 43 (4.03%) Rackspace
9 35 (3.28%) IBM
10 28 (2.62%) Citrix
11 23 (2.15%) Juniper
12 20 (1.87%) Dell
12 20 (1.87%) Sun
13 18 (1.69%) Veeam
14 15 (1.40%) hybris
15 14 (1.31%) F5
16 13 (1.22%) New Relic
16 13 (1.22%) Reuters
16 13 (1.22%) Bloomberg
17 11 (1.03%) NYFIX
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago