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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 461 401 395
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 500 660 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.66% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 439 581 506
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -21 314 £50,000 +5.26% 34
South East -72 77 £40,000 -5.88% 11
East of England -23 32 £42,500 -2.29% 7
Yorkshire +10 30 £40,000 +5.26% 5
North West -17 21 £32,500 -7.14% 4
West Midlands 0 11 £40,000 -9.09%
South West -14 11 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East Midlands -11 6 £37,500 -2.59%
North East -2 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1028 (100.00%) Linux
2 461 (44.84%) Red Hat
3 416 (40.47%) Python
4 413 (40.18%) MySQL
5 409 (39.79%) Puppet
6 383 (37.26%) Bash Shell
7 375 (36.48%) Apache
8 347 (33.75%) VMware
9 331 (32.20%) CentOS
10 329 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 308 (29.96%) Perl
12 294 (28.60%) DevOps
13 262 (25.49%) UNIX
14 258 (25.10%) Amazon AWS
15 253 (24.61%) Windows
16 219 (21.30%) Tomcat
17 215 (20.91%) Ruby
18 211 (20.53%) Opscode Chef
19 205 (19.94%) DNS
20 199 (19.36%) VMware Infrastructure
21 174 (16.93%) Nagios
22 173 (16.83%) Firewall
23 164 (15.95%) Ubuntu
24 160 (15.56%) Shell Script
25 159 (15.47%) Debian
26 154 (14.98%) Configuration Management
27 152 (14.79%) Finance
28 146 (14.20%) Cisco
29 143 (13.91%) Oracle
29 143 (13.91%) Jenkins

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 375 (36.48%) Apache
2 219 (21.30%) Tomcat
3 117 (11.38%) nginx
4 71 (6.91%) OpenStack
5 64 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (3.50%) JBoss
7 28 (2.72%) MS Exchange
8 26 (2.53%) IIS
9 23 (2.24%) WebLogic
10 22 (2.14%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.95%) SharePoint
11 20 (1.95%) Apache Solr
12 18 (1.75%) CMS
13 14 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (0.97%) Confluence
14 10 (0.97%) Drupal
15 9 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 5 (0.49%) TorqueBox
17 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.097%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.46%) Magento
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.097%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 258 (25.10%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (4.18%) PaaS
4 28 (2.72%) IaaS
5 24 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.46%) SaaS
7 14 (1.36%) Office 365
8 12 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (1.07%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (0.68%) Joyent
10 7 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.58%) Route 53
11 6 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.29%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.29%) Responsys
14 3 (0.29%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 205 (19.94%) DNS
2 173 (16.83%) Firewall
3 139 (13.52%) SAN
4 137 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 82 (7.98%) LDAP
5 82 (7.98%) DHCP
6 70 (6.81%) VPN
7 68 (6.61%) HTTP
8 62 (6.03%) NAS
9 55 (5.35%) Internet
10 48 (4.67%) SSH
11 43 (4.18%) VLAN
12 38 (3.70%) SMTP
13 32 (3.11%) LAN
14 27 (2.63%) iSCSI
15 26 (2.53%) WAN
15 26 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (2.43%) SSL
17 22 (2.14%) Network Security
18 21 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (40.18%) MySQL
2 82 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
3 65 (6.32%) SQL Server
4 56 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 32 (3.11%) Couchbase
5 32 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 31 (3.02%) MemSQL
7 29 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 23 (2.24%) Oracle Database
9 17 (1.65%) Redis
10 11 (1.07%) MariaDB
11 8 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.78%) CouchDB
12 7 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.58%) Big Data
14 4 (0.39%) Informix
15 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.29%) DB2
16 2 (0.19%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 143 (13.91%) Jenkins
2 132 (12.84%) Git (software)
3 84 (8.17%) Subversion
4 43 (4.18%) TeamCity
5 33 (3.21%) Selenium
6 31 (3.02%) Gerrit
7 25 (2.43%) Hudson
8 21 (2.04%) JIRA
9 15 (1.46%) Emacs
10 14 (1.36%) ProC
11 5 (0.49%) Maven
12 4 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.29%) Ant
13 3 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.19%) Bazaar
14 2 (0.19%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.19%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.19%) GDB
15 1 (0.097%) FishEye
15 1 (0.097%) Behat
General
1 152 (14.79%) Finance
2 55 (5.35%) Banking
3 46 (4.47%) Retail
4 43 (4.18%) Games
5 40 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.04%) Marketing
7 16 (1.56%) Law
8 14 (1.36%) Online Betting
9 11 (1.07%) Publishing
10 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.58%) Advertising
11 6 (0.58%) International Banking
11 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.49%) Legal
13 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.29%) Electronics
13 3 (0.29%) Billing
14 1 (0.097%) Local Government
14 1 (0.097%) Back Office
14 1 (0.097%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (13.62%) LAMP
2 97 (9.44%) Web Services
3 31 (3.02%) Akka
4 28 (2.72%) Memcached
5 20 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (1.65%) .NET
7 16 (1.56%) HTML
7 16 (1.56%) CSS
7 16 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (1.36%) Lucene
8 14 (1.36%) boto
9 13 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (0.97%) J2EE
11 7 (0.68%) Sensu
12 6 (0.58%) REST
13 5 (0.49%) XML
13 5 (0.49%) Alternative PHP Cache
14 3 (0.29%) XSLT
14 3 (0.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.68%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.28%) Clustering
3 43 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 34 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.82%) Replication
7 21 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (2.04%) EqualLogic
7 21 (2.04%) Private Cloud
8 19 (1.85%) Online Games
9 14 (1.36%) Derivative
9 14 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (0.97%) Digital Media
11 10 (0.97%) Eurex
11 10 (0.97%) HACMP
12 7 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.58%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.58%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1028 (100.00%) Linux
2 331 (32.20%) CentOS
3 329 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 262 (25.49%) UNIX
5 253 (24.61%) Windows
6 164 (15.95%) Ubuntu
7 159 (15.47%) Debian
8 77 (7.49%) Solaris
9 51 (4.96%) Fedora
10 35 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (3.11%) AIX
12 30 (2.92%) SUSE
13 22 (2.14%) Mac OS X
14 21 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
16 18 (1.75%) HPUX
17 14 (1.36%) Scientific Linux
18 11 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 8 (0.78%) Android
20 5 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (28.60%) DevOps
2 154 (14.98%) Configuration Management
3 134 (13.04%) Open Source
4 115 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (10.99%) E-Commerce
6 104 (10.12%) ITIL
7 62 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
8 58 (5.64%) Load Balancing
9 53 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 43 (4.18%) Migration
12 37 (3.60%) Change Control
13 36 (3.50%) Service Delivery
14 32 (3.11%) Scrum
15 27 (2.63%) Software Delivery
16 25 (2.43%) Time Management
16 25 (2.43%) Change Management
17 24 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
18 23 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
19 22 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 416 (40.47%) Python
2 383 (37.26%) Bash Shell
3 308 (29.96%) Perl
4 215 (20.91%) Ruby
5 160 (15.56%) Shell Script
6 138 (13.42%) PHP
7 136 (13.23%) Java
8 110 (10.70%) SQL
9 42 (4.09%) PowerShell
10 33 (3.21%) JavaScript
11 18 (1.75%) C++
12 15 (1.46%) AWK
13 13 (1.26%) Korn
14 10 (0.97%) C
15 8 (0.78%) Tcl
16 4 (0.39%) Scala
16 4 (0.39%) C#
16 4 (0.39%) C-shell
16 4 (0.39%) BeanShell
17 2 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 76 (7.39%) Degree
2 44 (4.28%) RHCE
3 25 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.33%) CCNA
4 24 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (2.24%) RHCSA
6 15 (1.46%) LPIC
6 15 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.26%) MCSE
8 12 (1.17%) CCNP
8 12 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.97%) RHCA
10 9 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.88%) Linux+ Certification
10 9 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.78%) CCIE
12 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.29%) MySQL Certification
13 3 (0.29%) IC3 Certification
13 3 (0.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.31%) PCI DSS
2 26 (2.53%) SLA
3 16 (1.56%) QA
4 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.097%) PMBOK
System Software
1 199 (19.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (9.14%) Active Directory
3 91 (8.85%) KVM
4 74 (7.20%) NFS
5 66 (6.42%) Xen
6 64 (6.23%) vSphere
7 60 (5.84%) iptables
8 48 (4.67%) Varnish
9 41 (3.99%) Docker
10 30 (2.92%) Postfix
11 27 (2.63%) VMware ESX
12 25 (2.43%) Samba
13 21 (2.04%) XenServer
14 17 (1.65%) qmail
15 13 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (0.97%) XenApp
16 10 (0.97%) Squid
16 10 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (0.88%) GPFS
18 8 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 409 (39.79%) Puppet
2 211 (20.53%) Opscode Chef
3 174 (16.93%) Nagios
4 82 (7.98%) Ansible
5 41 (3.99%) Cacti
6 31 (3.02%) ZABBIX
7 24 (2.33%) Vagrant
7 24 (2.33%) HAProxy
8 18 (1.75%) BMC Marimba
9 17 (1.65%) Munin
10 16 (1.56%) Check_MK
10 16 (1.56%) Graphite
11 15 (1.46%) Pingdom
12 12 (1.17%) logstash
12 12 (1.17%) Tivoli
13 10 (0.97%) Data Guard
13 10 (0.97%) SmokePing
14 9 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
15 8 (0.78%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 461 (44.84%) Red Hat
2 347 (33.75%) VMware
3 146 (14.20%) Cisco
4 143 (13.91%) Oracle
5 106 (10.31%) Microsoft
6 48 (4.67%) HP
7 38 (3.70%) Google
7 38 (3.70%) Rackspace
8 36 (3.50%) IBM
9 26 (2.53%) Citrix
10 24 (2.33%) Dell
11 22 (2.14%) Juniper
11 22 (2.14%) Veeam
12 16 (1.56%) F5
13 15 (1.46%) New Relic
14 14 (1.36%) Sun
14 14 (1.36%) Reuters
14 14 (1.36%) Bloomberg
15 12 (1.17%) NetApp
16 10 (0.97%) NYFIX
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 70k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Resource Partners
Salary: Salary negotiable FULL BENEFITS
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Benefits + bonus circa 100% of basic
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago