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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 452 410 401
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 512 651 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.62% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 425 566 510
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 -19 266 £50,000 - 35
South East -37 93 £45,000 +20.00% 5
East of England -12 51 £45,000 +3.44% 7
South West +11 36 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North West -4 29 £37,500 +7.14% 4
West Midlands -4 16 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire -31 15 £40,000 +8.10% 4
East Midlands 0 8 £35,500 -11.25% 1
North East -12 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1086 (100.00%) Linux
2 522 (48.07%) Red Hat
3 455 (41.90%) Puppet
4 446 (41.07%) MySQL
5 393 (36.19%) Bash Shell
6 388 (35.73%) Python
7 381 (35.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 371 (34.16%) Apache
9 359 (33.06%) VMware
10 336 (30.94%) CentOS
11 328 (30.20%) Perl
12 309 (28.45%) UNIX
13 295 (27.16%) DevOps
14 270 (24.86%) Amazon AWS
15 235 (21.64%) Windows
16 229 (21.09%) Opscode Chef
17 225 (20.72%) DNS
18 220 (20.26%) Tomcat
19 219 (20.17%) Ruby
20 211 (19.43%) Ubuntu
21 204 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
22 191 (17.59%) Shell Script
23 190 (17.50%) Nagios
24 168 (15.47%) Debian
24 168 (15.47%) Oracle
25 167 (15.38%) PHP
25 167 (15.38%) Finance
26 158 (14.55%) Configuration Management
27 151 (13.90%) Git (software)
28 145 (13.35%) Java

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 371 (34.16%) Apache
2 220 (20.26%) Tomcat
3 119 (10.96%) nginx
4 60 (5.52%) OpenStack
5 55 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (3.22%) IIS
6 35 (3.22%) JBoss
7 25 (2.30%) Apache Solr
8 24 (2.21%) MS Exchange
9 21 (1.93%) CMS
10 20 (1.84%) SharePoint
11 19 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 18 (1.66%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.20%) Confluence
14 12 (1.10%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.74%) Drupal
16 7 (0.64%) GlassFish
17 6 (0.55%) Node.js
17 6 (0.55%) Moodle
18 5 (0.46%) Jetty
Applications
1 34 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.47%) Magento
2 8 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.092%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.092%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 270 (24.86%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (7.18%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (2.67%) PaaS
4 25 (2.30%) Amazon S3
4 25 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 18 (1.66%) Route 53
5 18 (1.66%) IaaS
6 15 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.29%) Office 365
8 13 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (1.20%) SaaS
9 12 (1.10%) Joyent
9 12 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
11 5 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.37%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 225 (20.72%) DNS
2 143 (13.17%) Firewall
3 135 (12.43%) SAN
4 115 (10.59%) TCP/IP
5 87 (8.01%) DHCP
6 82 (7.55%) HTTP
7 74 (6.81%) LDAP
8 68 (6.26%) VPN
9 59 (5.43%) Internet
10 52 (4.79%) SMTP
11 48 (4.42%) NAS
12 39 (3.59%) VLAN
13 36 (3.31%) SSH
14 24 (2.21%) BIG-IP
14 24 (2.21%) iSCSI
15 23 (2.12%) Network Security
15 23 (2.12%) SSL
16 21 (1.93%) FTP
17 20 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (41.07%) MySQL
2 88 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (5.52%) SQL Server
4 51 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 49 (4.51%) NoSQL
6 32 (2.95%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.39%) Couchbase
8 25 (2.30%) Redis
9 23 (2.12%) MariaDB
9 23 (2.12%) MemSQL
10 21 (1.93%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.10%) Big Data
14 10 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.74%) Informix
16 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
17 5 (0.46%) DB2
17 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 151 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 125 (11.51%) Jenkins
3 88 (8.10%) Subversion
4 27 (2.49%) TeamCity
5 25 (2.30%) Selenium
6 23 (2.12%) Gerrit
7 20 (1.84%) JIRA
8 19 (1.75%) Hudson
9 16 (1.47%) Emacs
10 9 (0.83%) ProC
11 7 (0.64%) Maven
12 6 (0.55%) Ant
13 5 (0.46%) GDB
14 3 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.18%) FishEye
15 2 (0.18%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.18%) Bazaar
15 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 167 (15.38%) Finance
2 57 (5.25%) Banking
3 49 (4.51%) Games
4 45 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.31%) Retail
6 18 (1.66%) Online Betting
7 16 (1.47%) Marketing
8 14 (1.29%) Publishing
9 13 (1.20%) Law
10 9 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.55%) Legal
12 6 (0.55%) Advertising
13 5 (0.46%) Billing
14 2 (0.18%) International Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.18%) Back Office
14 2 (0.18%) Electronics
15 1 (0.092%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (11.69%) LAMP
2 120 (11.05%) Web Services
3 23 (2.12%) Akka
4 20 (1.84%) Memcached
5 17 (1.57%) .NET
5 17 (1.57%) CSS
6 16 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (1.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (1.29%) HTML
8 11 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (0.83%) Lucene
9 9 (0.83%) boto
10 8 (0.74%) XML
10 8 (0.74%) REST
11 6 (0.55%) J2EE
11 6 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (0.55%) JSON
12 5 (0.46%) Sensu
13 4 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
14 3 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.17%) Data Centre
2 49 (4.51%) Clustering
3 36 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 36 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.13%) Replication
5 33 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (1.93%) Derivative
8 19 (1.75%) Online Games
8 19 (1.75%) EqualLogic
9 18 (1.66%) Private Cloud
10 17 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.47%) Eurex
12 13 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (0.92%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.92%) Fixed Income
15 9 (0.83%) iPhone
16 8 (0.74%) HACMP
17 7 (0.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1086 (100.00%) Linux
2 381 (35.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 336 (30.94%) CentOS
4 309 (28.45%) UNIX
5 235 (21.64%) Windows
6 211 (19.43%) Ubuntu
7 168 (15.47%) Debian
8 111 (10.22%) Solaris
9 62 (5.71%) Fedora
10 43 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (3.13%) SUSE
12 31 (2.85%) AIX
13 30 (2.76%) Mac OS X
13 30 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
14 25 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (2.03%) Android
16 13 (1.20%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.20%) HPUX
17 12 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 9 (0.83%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (27.16%) DevOps
2 158 (14.55%) Configuration Management
3 135 (12.43%) E-Commerce
4 127 (11.69%) Open Source
5 116 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (10.31%) ITIL
7 65 (5.99%) Load Balancing
8 64 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
10 51 (4.70%) Migration
11 44 (4.05%) Service Delivery
12 36 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (3.04%) Server Building
14 31 (2.85%) Continuous Delivery
15 28 (2.58%) Scrum
15 28 (2.58%) Time Management
16 27 (2.49%) Change Control
17 26 (2.39%) Change Management
18 23 (2.12%) Continuous Improvement
19 22 (2.03%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 393 (36.19%) Bash Shell
2 388 (35.73%) Python
3 328 (30.20%) Perl
4 219 (20.17%) Ruby
5 191 (17.59%) Shell Script
6 167 (15.38%) PHP
7 145 (13.35%) Java
8 129 (11.88%) SQL
9 38 (3.50%) PowerShell
10 27 (2.49%) JavaScript
11 24 (2.21%) C++
12 12 (1.10%) Korn
13 11 (1.01%) C
14 9 (0.83%) Tcl
15 8 (0.74%) Scala
15 8 (0.74%) AWK
16 6 (0.55%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.46%) C-shell
17 5 (0.46%) C#
17 5 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (7.64%) Degree
2 53 (4.88%) RHCE
3 34 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.76%) RHCSA
5 18 (1.66%) CCNA
5 18 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.38%) LPIC
8 14 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.10%) MCSE
10 11 (1.01%) RHCA
11 10 (0.92%) CCNP
12 9 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.74%) Linux+ Certification
14 7 (0.64%) CCIE
15 5 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.37%) VCP4
17 3 (0.28%) MySQL Certification
17 3 (0.28%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.95%) SLA
2 31 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.12%) QA
4 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 204 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (7.83%) NFS
3 74 (6.81%) Active Directory
4 66 (6.08%) vSphere
5 63 (5.80%) KVM
6 55 (5.06%) Xen
7 47 (4.33%) iptables
8 46 (4.24%) Varnish
9 45 (4.14%) Docker
10 37 (3.41%) Samba
11 33 (3.04%) Postfix
12 30 (2.76%) VMware ESX
13 13 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
15 11 (1.01%) Squid
15 11 (1.01%) XenServer
16 10 (0.92%) XenApp
16 10 (0.92%) Hyper-V
17 9 (0.83%) qmail
17 9 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 455 (41.90%) Puppet
2 229 (21.09%) Opscode Chef
3 190 (17.50%) Nagios
4 71 (6.54%) Ansible
5 44 (4.05%) Cacti
6 43 (3.96%) Vagrant
7 28 (2.58%) ZABBIX
8 22 (2.03%) HAProxy
9 20 (1.84%) Salt
10 19 (1.75%) logstash
11 15 (1.38%) Check_MK
11 15 (1.38%) Capistrano
12 14 (1.29%) BMC Marimba
13 13 (1.20%) SmokePing
13 13 (1.20%) Graphite
14 12 (1.10%) Tivoli
15 11 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (1.01%) Munin
15 11 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
16 10 (0.92%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 522 (48.07%) Red Hat
2 359 (33.06%) VMware
3 168 (15.47%) Oracle
4 140 (12.89%) Cisco
5 96 (8.84%) Microsoft
6 63 (5.80%) HP
7 43 (3.96%) Google
8 41 (3.78%) Rackspace
9 39 (3.59%) IBM
10 33 (3.04%) Citrix
11 27 (2.49%) Juniper
12 24 (2.21%) Sun
13 22 (2.03%) Dell
14 18 (1.66%) Veritas
14 18 (1.66%) Veeam
14 18 (1.66%) hybris
15 17 (1.57%) EMC
16 16 (1.47%) NYFIX
16 16 (1.47%) Patsystems
16 16 (1.47%) GL TRADE
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Hyphen
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
J & C Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 4 days ago