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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 422 395 319
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 557 623 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.66% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 481 564 715
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -16 281 £50,000 - 37
South East +3 149 £44,500 +4.70% 20
East of England -17 37 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South West +1 29 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire -23 28 £40,000 +23.07% 4
North West -22 21 £38,750 +2.64% 2
West Midlands -16 10 £42,500 +70.00% 2
East Midlands +18 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East -23 1 £52,500 +61.53% 3
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1186 (100.00%) Linux
2 576 (48.57%) Red Hat
3 541 (45.62%) Puppet
4 458 (38.62%) Perl
5 442 (37.27%) Python
6 439 (37.02%) Bash Shell
7 436 (36.76%) MySQL
8 429 (36.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 381 (32.12%) CentOS
10 379 (31.96%) Apache
11 362 (30.52%) VMware
12 341 (28.75%) UNIX
13 305 (25.72%) DevOps
14 277 (23.36%) Opscode Chef
15 269 (22.68%) PHP
16 268 (22.60%) Windows
17 264 (22.26%) Nagios
18 263 (22.18%) Ruby
19 252 (21.25%) Tomcat
20 250 (21.08%) Ubuntu
21 198 (16.69%) Java
21 198 (16.69%) DNS
22 195 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
23 193 (16.27%) Open Source
24 187 (15.77%) Shell Script
25 183 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
26 180 (15.18%) Configuration Management
27 179 (15.09%) E-Commerce
27 179 (15.09%) nginx
28 174 (14.67%) Debian

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 379 (31.96%) Apache
2 252 (21.25%) Tomcat
3 179 (15.09%) nginx
4 59 (4.97%) OpenStack
5 46 (3.88%) JBoss
6 44 (3.71%) IIS
7 37 (3.12%) Apache Solr
8 24 (2.02%) Confluence
9 22 (1.85%) Jetty
10 18 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.26%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.18%) CMS
13 13 (1.10%) Node.js
14 12 (1.01%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (0.67%) CloudStack
17 6 (0.51%) MS Exchange
18 5 (0.42%) GlassFish
18 5 (0.42%) WordPress
19 3 (0.25%) Lync
Applications
1 37 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.084%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.42%) Magento
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.084%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 183 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (8.18%) Amazon EC2
3 59 (4.97%) Amazon S3
4 33 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (2.61%) SaaS
6 30 (2.53%) IaaS
7 26 (2.19%) Route 53
8 18 (1.52%) Rackspace Cloud
9 17 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
10 15 (1.26%) Joyent
11 14 (1.18%) SoftLayer
12 11 (0.93%) PaaS
13 10 (0.84%) GitHub
14 9 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.59%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 4 (0.34%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.34%) Office 365
18 3 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 198 (16.69%) DNS
2 152 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 132 (11.13%) SAN
4 129 (10.88%) Firewall
5 94 (7.93%) HTTP
6 68 (5.73%) Internet
7 67 (5.65%) SMTP
8 59 (4.97%) DHCP
9 56 (4.72%) LDAP
10 49 (4.13%) SSH
11 46 (3.88%) LAN
11 46 (3.88%) FTP
12 43 (3.63%) VPN
13 37 (3.12%) NAS
14 32 (2.70%) BIG-IP
15 31 (2.61%) VoIP
16 27 (2.28%) VLAN
17 24 (2.02%) IPv4
18 22 (1.85%) IMAP
19 21 (1.77%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (36.76%) MySQL
2 107 (9.02%) NoSQL
3 98 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
4 72 (6.07%) Redis
5 67 (5.65%) MongoDB
6 61 (5.14%) SQL Server
7 43 (3.63%) Hadoop
8 38 (3.20%) Big Data
9 29 (2.45%) Relational Database
10 27 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (1.77%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.35%) MariaDB
13 10 (0.84%) Informix
14 9 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.76%) CouchDB
14 9 (0.76%) Couchbase
15 7 (0.59%) DB2
16 6 (0.51%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 136 (11.47%) Git (software)
2 112 (9.44%) Jenkins
3 103 (8.68%) Subversion
4 27 (2.28%) JIRA
5 18 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.43%) Hudson
7 12 (1.01%) Maven
7 12 (1.01%) Ant
8 4 (0.34%) Firebug
8 4 (0.34%) Emacs
8 4 (0.34%) FishEye
8 4 (0.34%) Gradle
9 3 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.17%) GDB
10 2 (0.17%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.084%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.084%) Selenium
General
1 125 (10.54%) Finance
2 74 (6.24%) Games
3 36 (3.04%) Banking
4 31 (2.61%) Retail
4 31 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.11%) Law
6 22 (1.85%) Advertising
7 19 (1.60%) Publishing
8 17 (1.43%) French Language
9 11 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.67%) Online Betting
10 8 (0.67%) Marketing
11 6 (0.51%) Back Office
12 5 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.17%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Electronics
14 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (13.32%) LAMP
2 147 (12.39%) Web Services
3 41 (3.46%) Memcached
4 21 (1.77%) HTML
5 18 (1.52%) CSS
6 16 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (1.18%) XML
7 14 (1.18%) Django
8 13 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (0.84%) .NET
10 9 (0.76%) ZeroMQ
11 8 (0.67%) HornetQ
11 8 (0.67%) Symfony
11 8 (0.67%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (0.67%) JMX
12 7 (0.59%) Middleware
12 7 (0.59%) J2EE
12 7 (0.59%) AngularJS
13 6 (0.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 193 (16.27%) Open Source
2 58 (4.89%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.55%) Clustering
4 50 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (2.70%) Replication
6 19 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.60%) iPhone
6 19 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.52%) Online Games
8 16 (1.35%) Derivative
9 13 (1.10%) Blackberry
10 10 (0.84%) Social Media
11 9 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (0.67%) Social Network
12 8 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (0.59%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.51%) HACMP
14 6 (0.51%) Physics
15 5 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1186 (100.00%) Linux
2 429 (36.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 381 (32.12%) CentOS
4 341 (28.75%) UNIX
5 268 (22.60%) Windows
6 250 (21.08%) Ubuntu
7 174 (14.67%) Debian
8 122 (10.29%) Solaris
9 53 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (3.12%) Fedora
11 33 (2.78%) Android
12 31 (2.61%) SUSE
12 31 (2.61%) Mac OS X
13 27 (2.28%) AIX
14 25 (2.11%) Windows 7
15 19 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
16 16 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (1.35%) HPUX
17 14 (1.18%) Apple iOS
18 13 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (25.72%) DevOps
2 180 (15.18%) Configuration Management
3 179 (15.09%) E-Commerce
4 97 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (7.76%) ITIL
6 90 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (5.48%) Load Balancing
8 64 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 57 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (3.20%) Migration
11 32 (2.70%) Time Management
12 28 (2.36%) Project Management
13 26 (2.19%) Service Management
14 24 (2.02%) Service Delivery
15 23 (1.94%) Mentoring
16 22 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
17 21 (1.77%) Information Assurance
17 21 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
18 20 (1.69%) Workflow
19 18 (1.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 458 (38.62%) Perl
2 442 (37.27%) Python
3 439 (37.02%) Bash Shell
4 269 (22.68%) PHP
5 263 (22.18%) Ruby
6 198 (16.69%) Java
7 187 (15.77%) Shell Script
8 130 (10.96%) SQL
9 33 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 31 (2.61%) C
11 20 (1.69%) C++
12 19 (1.60%) AWK
13 18 (1.52%) VBScript
13 18 (1.52%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.35%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.01%) sed
16 8 (0.67%) Scala
17 7 (0.59%) Bourne shell
18 6 (0.51%) Tcl
19 5 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 81 (6.83%) Degree
2 55 (4.64%) RHCE
3 28 (2.36%) VCP4
4 24 (2.02%) RHCSA
5 21 (1.77%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.18%) CCNA
8 13 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.59%) LPIC
11 6 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (0.51%) MCSE
11 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.34%) PMP
14 3 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.17%) CISMP
15 2 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.95%) QA
2 29 (2.45%) PCI DSS
2 29 (2.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 195 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (6.32%) NFS
3 74 (6.24%) KVM
4 63 (5.31%) Xen
5 62 (5.23%) vSphere
6 55 (4.64%) Active Directory
7 53 (4.47%) Varnish
8 32 (2.70%) Docker
9 30 (2.53%) Samba
10 25 (2.11%) Postfix
11 22 (1.85%) VMware ESX
12 17 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (1.35%) Snort
14 13 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (1.10%) LXC
15 12 (1.01%) Squid
15 12 (1.01%) XenServer
16 11 (0.93%) Sendmail
17 10 (0.84%) Openswan
18 9 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 541 (45.62%) Puppet
2 277 (23.36%) Opscode Chef
3 264 (22.26%) Nagios
4 80 (6.75%) Ansible
5 64 (5.40%) ZABBIX
6 61 (5.14%) Cacti
7 56 (4.72%) Vagrant
8 39 (3.29%) Salt
9 31 (2.61%) logstash
10 25 (2.11%) Graphite
11 23 (1.94%) Ganglia
12 17 (1.43%) CFEngine
13 15 (1.26%) NetBackup
14 14 (1.18%) Cobbler
15 11 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 11 (0.93%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.93%) Zenoss
16 10 (0.84%) Capistrano
16 10 (0.84%) Opsview
17 9 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 576 (48.57%) Red Hat
2 362 (30.52%) VMware
3 138 (11.64%) Cisco
4 137 (11.55%) Oracle
5 85 (7.17%) Microsoft
6 64 (5.40%) HP
7 37 (3.12%) Veritas
8 36 (3.04%) Rackspace
9 30 (2.53%) NetApp
10 28 (2.36%) Juniper
11 27 (2.28%) IBM
12 26 (2.19%) Sun
12 26 (2.19%) Percona
13 25 (2.11%) Splunk
13 25 (2.11%) EMC
14 24 (2.02%) hybris
15 23 (1.94%) Citrix
16 18 (1.52%) Intel
16 18 (1.52%) Atlassian
17 17 (1.43%) SolarWinds
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays UK - IMS evolve
Salary: £Competitive salary Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% bonus and company pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 3 days ago