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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 397 390 336
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 663 607 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.60% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.64% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 585 518 728
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
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
101839 94667 105264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.21% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83149 79374 90534
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +15 351 £47,500 -5.00% 35
South East +24 160 £42,500 +1.19% 11
East of England -39 53 £43,500 +0.57% 7
Yorkshire -74 33 £37,750 -9.03% 1
North West -10 32 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +12 15 £38,500 +10.00%
South West -25 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -5 7 £44,000 +17.33% 1
North East -10 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1374 (100.00%) Linux
2 643 (46.80%) Red Hat
3 591 (43.01%) Puppet
4 521 (37.92%) MySQL
5 514 (37.41%) Bash Shell
6 512 (37.26%) Python
7 481 (35.01%) Perl
8 433 (31.51%) Apache
9 405 (29.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 384 (27.95%) UNIX
11 380 (27.66%) CentOS
12 366 (26.64%) Ubuntu
13 362 (26.35%) VMware
14 329 (23.94%) DevOps
15 308 (22.42%) Java
16 307 (22.34%) Nagios
17 305 (22.20%) Ruby
18 290 (21.11%) Opscode Chef
19 282 (20.52%) PHP
20 281 (20.45%) Tomcat
21 279 (20.31%) Windows
22 277 (20.16%) Debian
23 262 (19.07%) DNS
24 235 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
25 234 (17.03%) TCP/IP
26 228 (16.59%) Open Source
27 198 (14.41%) Configuration Management
28 190 (13.83%) nginx
29 188 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
30 185 (13.46%) Amazon AWS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 433 (31.51%) Apache
2 281 (20.45%) Tomcat
3 190 (13.83%) nginx
4 73 (5.31%) OpenStack
5 59 (4.29%) Node.js
6 52 (3.78%) WebLogic
7 38 (2.77%) CMS
8 36 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (2.33%) WebSphere
10 31 (2.26%) Apache Solr
11 27 (1.97%) IIS
12 25 (1.82%) Jetty
13 24 (1.75%) Drupal
14 17 (1.24%) MS Exchange
15 15 (1.09%) CloudStack
16 14 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 12 (0.87%) Confluence
18 11 (0.80%) Escenic
18 11 (0.80%) Resin
19 9 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.073%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 14 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (1.02%) Magento
2 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Summit
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.073%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 185 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.64%) SaaS
3 48 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.46%) Amazon S3
4 20 (1.46%) Basecamp
5 18 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.24%) Rackspace Cloud
7 12 (0.87%) GitHub
8 10 (0.73%) Joyent
9 7 (0.51%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.44%) Route 53
11 5 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.29%) Office 365
13 3 (0.22%) PaaS
14 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 2 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
14 2 (0.15%) IaaS
15 1 (0.073%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.073%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 1 (0.073%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 262 (19.07%) DNS
2 234 (17.03%) TCP/IP
3 168 (12.23%) Firewall
4 142 (10.33%) HTTP
5 118 (8.59%) LDAP
5 118 (8.59%) SAN
6 97 (7.06%) DHCP
7 95 (6.91%) Internet
8 71 (5.17%) SMTP
9 62 (4.51%) VPN
9 62 (4.51%) VoIP
10 45 (3.28%) FTP
10 45 (3.28%) SSL
11 43 (3.13%) BIG-IP
12 41 (2.98%) NAS
13 36 (2.62%) SSH
14 29 (2.11%) SNMP
14 29 (2.11%) NetScaler
15 28 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 28 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (37.92%) MySQL
2 188 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
3 94 (6.84%) Redis
4 91 (6.62%) MongoDB
5 87 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 84 (6.11%) Relational Database
7 54 (3.93%) Big Data
8 53 (3.86%) RDBMS
9 52 (3.78%) Hadoop
10 50 (3.64%) SQL Server
11 49 (3.57%) Oracle Database
12 31 (2.26%) DB2
13 22 (1.60%) HBase
14 21 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 17 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.95%) Couchbase
17 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (0.66%) RavenDB
18 9 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
19 8 (0.58%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 124 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 118 (8.59%) Jenkins
3 77 (5.60%) Subversion
4 57 (4.15%) JIRA
5 14 (1.02%) Mercurial
6 13 (0.95%) Maven
7 11 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.73%) Hudson
9 9 (0.66%) Juju
10 7 (0.51%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.44%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.36%) Ant
13 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.15%) Firebug
13 2 (0.15%) Expression Web
13 2 (0.15%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.15%) Redmine
14 1 (0.073%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.073%) JUnit
General
1 136 (9.90%) Finance
2 60 (4.37%) Games
3 45 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 34 (2.47%) Marketing
5 27 (1.97%) Banking
6 24 (1.75%) Publishing
7 23 (1.67%) Law
8 19 (1.38%) Retail
9 18 (1.31%) Advertising
10 15 (1.09%) Online Betting
11 12 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.80%) Legal
12 11 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.73%) Electronics
14 8 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.29%) Back Office
17 3 (0.22%) Billing
18 2 (0.15%) Automotive
19 1 (0.073%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (12.37%) LAMP
2 123 (8.95%) Web Services
3 37 (2.69%) XML
4 32 (2.33%) Django
5 28 (2.04%) .NET
6 23 (1.67%) CSS
6 23 (1.67%) Memcached
7 20 (1.46%) HTML
8 19 (1.38%) Java EE
9 17 (1.24%) JSON
10 15 (1.09%) Middleware
11 14 (1.02%) Sphinx
12 13 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (0.95%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (0.80%) Ajax
14 10 (0.73%) RESTful
15 8 (0.58%) J2EE
16 7 (0.51%) Regular Expression
17 6 (0.44%) SOAP
17 6 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 228 (16.59%) Open Source
2 88 (6.40%) Clustering
3 66 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 55 (4.00%) Social Media
5 45 (3.28%) Replication
6 31 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 23 (1.67%) Online Games
8 22 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.46%) Derivative
10 19 (1.38%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.09%) Digital Media
12 13 (0.95%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.95%) PKI
13 11 (0.80%) HP StorageWorks
14 10 (0.73%) Streaming Video
14 10 (0.73%) HACMP
14 10 (0.73%) Spread Betting
15 9 (0.66%) DTV
16 8 (0.58%) Firmware
16 8 (0.58%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1374 (100.00%) Linux
2 405 (29.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 384 (27.95%) UNIX
4 380 (27.66%) CentOS
5 366 (26.64%) Ubuntu
6 279 (20.31%) Windows
7 277 (20.16%) Debian
8 144 (10.48%) Solaris
9 50 (3.64%) SUSE
10 39 (2.84%) AIX
11 37 (2.69%) OpenBSD
11 37 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (2.62%) Mac OS X
12 36 (2.62%) HPUX
13 32 (2.33%) Windows 7
14 31 (2.26%) Apple iOS
15 22 (1.60%) Android
16 21 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (1.16%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (23.94%) DevOps
2 198 (14.41%) Configuration Management
3 154 (11.21%) E-Commerce
4 136 (9.90%) Load Balancing
5 126 (9.17%) ITIL
6 119 (8.66%) Performance Tuning
7 82 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 48 (3.49%) Performance Monitoring
11 47 (3.42%) Analytics
11 47 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
11 47 (3.42%) Problem Management
12 41 (2.98%) Change Management
13 34 (2.47%) Time Management
14 33 (2.40%) Migration
14 33 (2.40%) Mentoring
15 29 (2.11%) Build Automation
16 28 (2.04%) Service Delivery
16 28 (2.04%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 514 (37.41%) Bash Shell
2 512 (37.26%) Python
3 481 (35.01%) Perl
4 308 (22.42%) Java
5 305 (22.20%) Ruby
6 282 (20.52%) PHP
7 175 (12.74%) SQL
8 161 (11.72%) Shell Script
9 47 (3.42%) C
10 46 (3.35%) AWK
11 37 (2.69%) JavaScript
12 21 (1.53%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.38%) Korn
14 19 (1.38%) Scala
15 16 (1.16%) sed
16 12 (0.87%) C++
17 4 (0.29%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.29%) Lua
18 3 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 149 (10.84%) Degree
2 58 (4.22%) RHCE
3 23 (1.67%) MCSE
3 23 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.24%) LPIC
5 16 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.09%) Linux+ Certification
6 15 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (0.95%) OCP
8 12 (0.87%) CCNA
8 12 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.73%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.36%) RHCT
11 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.29%) PhD
11 4 (0.29%) CCNP
11 4 (0.29%) MCP
12 3 (0.22%) RHCA
13 2 (0.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.93%) QA
2 30 (2.18%) SLA
3 17 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 235 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 157 (11.43%) KVM
3 118 (8.59%) Xen
4 89 (6.48%) Active Directory
5 79 (5.75%) NFS
6 64 (4.66%) vSphere
7 59 (4.29%) Postfix
8 48 (3.49%) Varnish
9 46 (3.35%) Samba
10 32 (2.33%) Sendmail
11 26 (1.89%) VMware ESX
12 21 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
13 20 (1.46%) XenServer
14 17 (1.24%) Hyper-V
14 17 (1.24%) Squid
15 13 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (0.66%) Snort
17 8 (0.58%) Docker
18 6 (0.44%) PowerHA
18 6 (0.44%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 591 (43.01%) Puppet
2 307 (22.34%) Nagios
3 290 (21.11%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (6.62%) Cacti
5 86 (6.26%) Salt
6 75 (5.46%) Ansible
7 71 (5.17%) ZABBIX
8 58 (4.22%) CFEngine
9 40 (2.91%) Vagrant
10 34 (2.47%) Ganglia
11 32 (2.33%) logstash
12 26 (1.89%) Zenoss
13 25 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
13 25 (1.82%) SCOM
14 22 (1.60%) NetBackup
14 22 (1.60%) HAProxy
15 20 (1.46%) Tivoli
15 20 (1.46%) SCCM
16 19 (1.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 14 (1.02%) Munin
Vendors
1 643 (46.80%) Red Hat
2 362 (26.35%) VMware
3 165 (12.01%) Oracle
4 111 (8.08%) JBoss
5 110 (8.01%) Microsoft
6 105 (7.64%) Cisco
7 67 (4.88%) HP
8 51 (3.71%) Citrix
9 46 (3.35%) Rackspace
10 34 (2.47%) SAP
11 30 (2.18%) F5
12 25 (1.82%) Veritas
12 25 (1.82%) IBM
13 23 (1.67%) EMC
13 23 (1.67%) SaltStack
14 20 (1.46%) Google
15 19 (1.38%) Atlassian
15 19 (1.38%) Percona
16 18 (1.31%) Sun
17 16 (1.16%) Splunk
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago