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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 490 437 351
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -86
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 462 641 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.63% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.65% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 403 564 796
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 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,675
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.65%
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
88174 98447 103358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.35% 96.21% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74876 82625 84143
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -63 262 £55,000 +15.78% 31
South East +20 107 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Yorkshire +1 26 £40,000 - 2
East of England +3 20 £52,500 +21.38% 1
North West +4 18 £33,750 +3.84% 4
West Midlands -15 10 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South West -8 9 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +16 8 £40,750 +8.66%
North East +3 2 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 990 (100.00%) Linux
2 485 (48.99%) Puppet
3 414 (41.82%) Red Hat
4 399 (40.30%) Python
5 397 (40.10%) VMware
6 356 (35.96%) DevOps
7 327 (33.03%) MySQL
7 327 (33.03%) Bash Shell
8 325 (32.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 320 (32.32%) Apache
10 319 (32.22%) Perl
11 281 (28.38%) Opscode Chef
12 273 (27.58%) Amazon AWS
13 271 (27.37%) LAMP
14 261 (26.36%) Unix
14 261 (26.36%) Ansible
15 245 (24.75%) Nagios
16 241 (24.34%) CentOS
17 227 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 216 (21.82%) PHP
19 214 (21.62%) Windows
20 201 (20.30%) Jenkins
21 195 (19.70%) DNS
22 187 (18.89%) Configuration Management
23 174 (17.58%) Ruby
24 166 (16.77%) Ubuntu
25 157 (15.86%) Java
26 156 (15.76%) Tomcat
27 154 (15.56%) nginx
28 148 (14.95%) Finance

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
1 320 (32.32%) Apache
2 156 (15.76%) Tomcat
3 154 (15.56%) nginx
4 56 (5.66%) OpenStack
5 46 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (3.84%) JBoss
7 21 (2.12%) Confluence
8 17 (1.72%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.41%) Hubot
10 13 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (1.31%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.01%) Jetty
12 8 (0.81%) IIS
13 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.51%) Drupal
15 4 (0.40%) Resin
16 3 (0.30%) CMS
16 3 (0.30%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.10%) MS Project
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 273 (27.58%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.95%) SaaS
3 45 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (2.73%) Amazon S3
6 17 (1.72%) IaaS
6 17 (1.72%) OpenShift
7 16 (1.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 14 (1.41%) Slack
9 13 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 11 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.11%) AWS OpsWorks
10 11 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
10 11 (1.11%) SoftLayer
11 10 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.01%) GitHub
12 9 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.51%) Office 365
15 4 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 195 (19.70%) DNS
2 146 (14.75%) Firewall
3 111 (11.21%) TCP/IP
4 86 (8.69%) SAN
5 75 (7.58%) LDAP
6 63 (6.36%) Internet
7 53 (5.35%) VPN
8 44 (4.44%) DHCP
9 40 (4.04%) HTTP
9 40 (4.04%) LAN
9 40 (4.04%) NAS
10 37 (3.74%) SMTP
11 35 (3.54%) WAN
12 32 (3.23%) Kerberos
13 29 (2.93%) SSL
14 24 (2.42%) Asterisk PBX
15 22 (2.22%) iSCSI
16 21 (2.12%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (33.03%) MySQL
2 60 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 59 (5.96%) MongoDB
4 45 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 33 (3.33%) Redis
6 32 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
7 28 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 25 (2.53%) NoSQL
9 21 (2.12%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.11%) Big Data
10 11 (1.11%) Couchbase
10 11 (1.11%) CouchDB
11 9 (0.91%) MariaDB
12 8 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.61%) OLTP
13 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.51%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.40%) DB2
16 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (0.20%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 201 (20.30%) Jenkins
2 68 (6.87%) Git (software)
3 41 (4.14%) Subversion
4 40 (4.04%) JIRA
5 32 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (2.73%) Vagrant
7 21 (2.12%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.62%) GitLab
9 11 (1.11%) Selenium
10 8 (0.81%) Hudson
10 8 (0.81%) Maven
11 7 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.61%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.51%) Gerrit
14 3 (0.30%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.30%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.30%) Gradle
14 3 (0.30%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.30%) Travis CI
15 2 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 148 (14.95%) Finance
2 82 (8.28%) Law
3 63 (6.36%) Marketing
4 23 (2.32%) Games
4 23 (2.32%) Retail
5 22 (2.22%) Banking
6 21 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.02%) Advertising
8 17 (1.72%) Publishing
9 12 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.91%) Back Office
11 6 (0.61%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.51%) Electronics
12 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.30%) International Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
14 2 (0.20%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (27.37%) LAMP
2 91 (9.19%) LEMP Stack
3 73 (7.37%) Web Services
4 29 (2.93%) Memcached
5 26 (2.63%) ELK Stack
6 23 (2.32%) LAPP Stack
7 17 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (1.31%) JMX
9 12 (1.21%) .NET
9 12 (1.21%) J2EE
9 12 (1.21%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (1.11%) JSON
11 8 (0.81%) Java EE
11 8 (0.81%) Node.js
11 8 (0.81%) OpenVZ
11 8 (0.81%) XML
12 7 (0.71%) boto
12 7 (0.71%) CSS
12 7 (0.71%) HornetQ
12 7 (0.71%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 32 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.93%) User Experience
4 28 (2.83%) Clustering
5 25 (2.53%) Fintech
6 22 (2.22%) EMC VNX
7 20 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (1.62%) Replication
9 12 (1.21%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.01%) iPad
12 8 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.81%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.81%) Streaming Video
12 8 (0.81%) Video on Demand
13 7 (0.71%) EqualLogic
14 6 (0.61%) HP Storage
14 6 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 990 (100.00%) Linux
2 325 (32.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 261 (26.36%) Unix
4 241 (24.34%) CentOS
5 214 (21.62%) Windows
6 166 (16.77%) Ubuntu
7 93 (9.39%) Debian
8 89 (8.99%) Windows Server
9 47 (4.75%) Solaris
10 44 (4.44%) SUSE
11 35 (3.54%) HPUX
12 31 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (1.92%) AIX
15 11 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 11 (1.11%) Windows 7
16 10 (1.01%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.81%) FreeBSD
17 8 (0.81%) Windows 10
18 6 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (35.96%) DevOps
2 187 (18.89%) Configuration Management
3 128 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
4 100 (10.10%) High Availability
5 85 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (8.59%) ITIL
6 80 (8.08%) Load Balancing
7 66 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 64 (6.46%) E-Commerce
9 62 (6.26%) Open Source
10 52 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
11 44 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 42 (4.24%) Web Operations
13 38 (3.84%) Capacity Planning
14 37 (3.74%) Analytics
15 36 (3.64%) Service Management
16 35 (3.54%) Business Continuity
17 30 (3.03%) Service Delivery
18 27 (2.73%) Continuous Delivery
18 27 (2.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 399 (40.30%) Python
2 327 (33.03%) Bash Shell
3 319 (32.22%) Perl
4 216 (21.82%) PHP
5 174 (17.58%) Ruby
6 157 (15.86%) Java
7 109 (11.01%) Shell Script
8 60 (6.06%) SQL
9 48 (4.85%) PowerShell
10 21 (2.12%) Korn
11 20 (2.02%) JavaScript
12 13 (1.31%) C#
12 13 (1.31%) C++
13 12 (1.21%) C
14 5 (0.51%) Scala
15 4 (0.40%) Go
16 3 (0.30%) AWK
16 3 (0.30%) R
16 3 (0.30%) sed
17 2 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (3.94%) Degree
2 27 (2.73%) RHCE
3 23 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (1.41%) CCNA
6 13 (1.31%) CCNP
7 7 (0.71%) RHCSA
8 5 (0.51%) RHCT
8 5 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.40%) LPIC
9 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.40%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.30%) MCSA
10 3 (0.30%) MCSE
10 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.20%) MCITP
11 2 (0.20%) RHCA
12 1 (0.10%) CCIE
12 1 (0.10%) CCSP
12 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.94%) PCI DSS
2 33 (3.33%) QA
3 28 (2.83%) SLA
4 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) DICOM
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 227 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (11.52%) Docker
3 74 (7.47%) vSphere
4 72 (7.27%) NFS
5 69 (6.97%) Active Directory
5 69 (6.97%) KVM
6 44 (4.44%) Xen
7 36 (3.64%) Squid
8 30 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (2.73%) Corosync
9 27 (2.73%) Hyper-V
10 26 (2.63%) iptables
11 23 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (2.22%) Postfix
13 21 (2.12%) Varnish
14 19 (1.92%) GlusterFS
15 17 (1.72%) vCloud
15 17 (1.72%) VMware ESX
16 15 (1.52%) VirtualBox
17 12 (1.21%) qmail
Systems Management
1 485 (48.99%) Puppet
2 281 (28.38%) Opscode Chef
3 261 (26.36%) Ansible
4 245 (24.75%) Nagios
5 77 (7.78%) HAProxy
6 53 (5.35%) Salt
7 48 (4.85%) Cacti
8 47 (4.75%) logstash
9 36 (3.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 27 (2.73%) WSUS
11 22 (2.22%) Cobbler
11 22 (2.22%) Pacemaker
11 22 (2.22%) ZABBIX
12 17 (1.72%) SCCM
13 15 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
13 15 (1.52%) Tivoli
14 13 (1.31%) Munin
15 12 (1.21%) Control-M
15 12 (1.21%) Rsyslog
16 11 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 414 (41.82%) Red Hat
2 397 (40.10%) VMware
3 131 (13.23%) Cisco
4 111 (11.21%) Oracle
5 77 (7.78%) HP
6 66 (6.67%) Rackspace
7 61 (6.16%) Microsoft
8 49 (4.95%) EMC
9 35 (3.54%) Veritas
10 32 (3.23%) Qualys
11 27 (2.73%) 3PAR
12 24 (2.42%) Splunk
13 23 (2.32%) Citrix
14 22 (2.22%) NetApp
15 14 (1.41%) F5
15 14 (1.41%) IBM
15 14 (1.41%) Juniper
16 11 (1.11%) Dell
16 11 (1.11%) Google
16 11 (1.11%) New Relic
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £53000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £41,000 to £57,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £48,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Hitchin
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £60000 to £65000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago