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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 427 424 364
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 537 679 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.71% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 452 608 740
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
83086 96194 102645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.61% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69540 81017 85644
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +4 290 £53,000 +0.95% 26
South East +66 157 £45,000 - 14
Yorkshire +4 23 £40,000 +24.03% 2
North West -53 21 £30,500 -12.85% 10
East of England +12 17 £48,000 +28.00% 4
South West +11 12 £43,750 +9.37% 10
North East - 9 £42,500 -
East Midlands -2 4 £33,000 -12.00% 4
West Midlands -21 4 £50,000 +12.99% 2
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 997 (100.00%) Linux
2 451 (45.24%) Puppet
3 410 (41.12%) Red Hat
4 382 (38.31%) Bash Shell
5 373 (37.41%) Python
6 337 (33.80%) VMware
7 325 (32.60%) Perl
8 320 (32.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 318 (31.90%) DevOps
10 290 (29.09%) MySQL
11 260 (26.08%) Apache
12 255 (25.58%) Unix
13 250 (25.08%) Amazon AWS
14 237 (23.77%) Windows
15 226 (22.67%) Opscode Chef
16 214 (21.46%) CentOS
17 190 (19.06%) Ansible
18 189 (18.96%) LAMP
19 181 (18.15%) Finance
19 181 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
20 177 (17.75%) Ruby
21 173 (17.35%) Nagios
22 164 (16.45%) Configuration Management
22 164 (16.45%) Jenkins
23 159 (15.95%) Ubuntu
24 152 (15.25%) Oracle
25 149 (14.94%) PHP
26 139 (13.94%) Firewall
27 125 (12.54%) DNS
28 122 (12.24%) 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
1 260 (26.08%) Apache
2 117 (11.74%) Tomcat
3 92 (9.23%) nginx
4 32 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (3.21%) IIS
5 29 (2.91%) JBoss
6 26 (2.61%) OpenStack
7 23 (2.31%) Hubot
8 19 (1.91%) Confluence
9 12 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.10%) Drupal
11 10 (1.00%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.80%) CloudStack
12 8 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.60%) Liferay
14 5 (0.50%) Eucalyptus
15 4 (0.40%) CMS
16 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.30%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 250 (25.08%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (6.72%) SaaS
3 42 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (2.31%) Slack
6 21 (2.11%) Amazon S3
7 19 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (1.71%) IaaS
9 13 (1.30%) Office 365
10 12 (1.20%) GitHub
10 12 (1.20%) OpenShift
11 10 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.80%) Route 53
13 6 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
14 5 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.50%) PaaS
15 4 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.40%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 139 (13.94%) Firewall
2 125 (12.54%) DNS
3 90 (9.03%) TCP/IP
4 79 (7.92%) SAN
5 67 (6.72%) LAN
6 65 (6.52%) LDAP
7 61 (6.12%) VPN
8 59 (5.92%) WAN
9 48 (4.81%) NAS
10 41 (4.11%) Internet
11 38 (3.81%) DHCP
12 37 (3.71%) HTTP
13 35 (3.51%) SMTP
14 28 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (2.41%) SSL
16 23 (2.31%) Asterisk PBX
17 20 (2.01%) VLAN
18 18 (1.81%) iSCSI
19 17 (1.71%) SNMP
19 17 (1.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (29.09%) MySQL
2 63 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 55 (5.52%) MongoDB
4 45 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 28 (2.81%) Oracle Database
6 28 (2.81%) Redis
7 19 (1.91%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (1.30%) OLTP
8 13 (1.30%) VLDB
9 11 (1.10%) CouchDB
10 9 (0.90%) Big Data
11 6 (0.60%) MariaDB
11 6 (0.60%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.40%) OrientDB
13 3 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 164 (16.45%) Jenkins
2 65 (6.52%) JIRA
3 57 (5.72%) Git (software)
4 54 (5.42%) Subversion
5 31 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (1.10%) GitLab
6 11 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.00%) Selenium
8 9 (0.90%) Travis CI
9 7 (0.70%) Hudson
10 6 (0.60%) Bundler
10 6 (0.60%) Maven
10 6 (0.60%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.30%) Buildbot
12 3 (0.30%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.20%) Redmine
13 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.10%) Mercurial
General
1 181 (18.15%) Finance
2 59 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 46 (4.61%) Banking
4 34 (3.41%) Law
5 32 (3.21%) Marketing
6 26 (2.61%) Retail
7 24 (2.41%) Games
8 16 (1.60%) Publishing
9 15 (1.50%) Advertising
10 9 (0.90%) Legal
10 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.70%) Electronics
13 6 (0.60%) Back Office
13 6 (0.60%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) Front Office
15 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (18.96%) LAMP
2 95 (9.53%) Web Services
3 63 (6.32%) LEMP Stack
4 27 (2.71%) Memcached
5 19 (1.91%) XML
6 17 (1.71%) LAPP Stack
7 14 (1.40%) .NET
8 10 (1.00%) CSS
8 10 (1.00%) HTML
9 9 (0.90%) ELK Stack
10 8 (0.80%) JSON
11 7 (0.70%) Ajax
11 7 (0.70%) boto
11 7 (0.70%) JSF
11 7 (0.70%) Lucene
11 7 (0.70%) Middleware
11 7 (0.70%) XHTML
12 6 (0.60%) JDBC
12 6 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.73%) Data Centre
2 46 (4.61%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.91%) Clustering
4 22 (2.21%) Fintech
5 21 (2.11%) Replication
6 18 (1.81%) Public Cloud
7 17 (1.71%) iPad
8 16 (1.60%) EMC VNX
9 12 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.10%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.10%) User Experience
11 9 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (0.80%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (0.80%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.60%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.60%) iSeries
13 6 (0.60%) Online Gambling
14 5 (0.50%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.50%) EFT
14 5 (0.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 997 (100.00%) Linux
2 320 (32.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 255 (25.58%) Unix
4 237 (23.77%) Windows
5 214 (21.46%) CentOS
6 159 (15.95%) Ubuntu
7 88 (8.83%) Windows Server
8 80 (8.02%) Debian
9 65 (6.52%) Solaris
10 48 (4.81%) SUSE
11 33 (3.31%) AIX
12 30 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (1.71%) HPUX
14 17 (1.71%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.70%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.40%) VMS
19 3 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (31.90%) DevOps
2 164 (16.45%) Configuration Management
3 94 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
3 94 (9.43%) ITIL
4 89 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (8.02%) High Availability
6 72 (7.22%) E-Commerce
7 68 (6.82%) Open Source
8 60 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 53 (5.32%) Load Balancing
10 48 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
11 46 (4.61%) Project Management
12 29 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
13 26 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (2.51%) Analytics
14 25 (2.51%) Migration
15 24 (2.41%) Problem Management
16 23 (2.31%) ChatOps
16 23 (2.31%) Service Delivery
17 22 (2.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 382 (38.31%) Bash Shell
2 373 (37.41%) Python
3 325 (32.60%) Perl
4 177 (17.75%) Ruby
5 149 (14.94%) PHP
6 122 (12.24%) Java
7 110 (11.03%) SQL
8 89 (8.93%) Shell Script
9 54 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 29 (2.91%) JavaScript
11 25 (2.51%) C
12 16 (1.60%) C#
13 12 (1.20%) Korn
14 10 (1.00%) AWK
14 10 (1.00%) C++
15 8 (0.80%) sed
16 6 (0.60%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.30%) Go
17 3 (0.30%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.20%) Jython
Qualifications
1 55 (5.52%) Degree
2 25 (2.51%) CCNA
2 25 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
2 25 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.31%) RHCE
4 15 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.40%) MCSA
6 12 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (0.80%) MCSE
9 7 (0.70%) LPIC
9 7 (0.70%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.50%) MCITP
11 4 (0.40%) CCNP
12 3 (0.30%) RHCA
13 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.10%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.51%) QA
2 34 (3.41%) SLA
3 30 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 181 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (10.83%) Docker
3 73 (7.32%) Active Directory
4 67 (6.72%) NFS
5 61 (6.12%) vSphere
6 54 (5.42%) KVM
7 49 (4.91%) Xen
8 41 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
9 35 (3.51%) Varnish
10 34 (3.41%) Hyper-V
11 25 (2.51%) iptables
12 24 (2.41%) Postfix
13 23 (2.31%) GlusterFS
14 17 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 16 (1.60%) vCloud
15 16 (1.60%) XenServer
16 15 (1.50%) Corosync
16 15 (1.50%) Squid
16 15 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (1.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 451 (45.24%) Puppet
2 226 (22.67%) Opscode Chef
3 190 (19.06%) Ansible
4 173 (17.35%) Nagios
5 31 (3.11%) Salt
6 29 (2.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 28 (2.81%) OpenView
8 27 (2.71%) Cacti
9 26 (2.61%) Control-M
9 26 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
10 24 (2.41%) Cobbler
11 23 (2.31%) HAProxy
12 21 (2.11%) NetBackup
13 20 (2.01%) Tivoli
14 18 (1.81%) logstash
15 15 (1.50%) Pacemaker
16 13 (1.30%) WSUS
17 12 (1.20%) Rsyslog
17 12 (1.20%) SCCM
17 12 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 410 (41.12%) Red Hat
2 337 (33.80%) VMware
3 152 (15.25%) Oracle
4 89 (8.93%) Cisco
5 67 (6.72%) Microsoft
6 57 (5.72%) HP
7 43 (4.31%) EMC
8 39 (3.91%) Veritas
9 30 (3.01%) Sun
10 29 (2.91%) Rackspace
11 27 (2.71%) Qualys
12 25 (2.51%) NetApp
13 20 (2.01%) Citrix
14 18 (1.81%) 3PAR
14 18 (1.81%) IBM
14 18 (1.81%) Splunk
15 14 (1.40%) SaltStack
16 13 (1.30%) Atlassian
16 13 (1.30%) SAP
17 12 (1.20%) Dell
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + flexi-working, 26 hols, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago