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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 389 411 342
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 660 571 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.56% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.59% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 584 488 730
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +22 344 £47,500 -5.00% 36
South East +33 150 £41,250 -2.94% 11
East of England -12 56 £43,500 -0.57% 5
Yorkshire -54 38 £37,500 - 3
North West +1 35 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East Midlands 0 17 £40,000 +14.28% 3
South West -5 15 £37,500 +7.14% 4
West Midlands -2 6 £44,000 +17.33%
North East -8 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1408 (100.00%) Linux
2 671 (47.66%) Red Hat
3 591 (41.97%) Puppet
4 529 (37.57%) MySQL
5 513 (36.43%) Bash Shell
6 508 (36.08%) Python
7 493 (35.01%) Perl
8 461 (32.74%) Apache
9 408 (28.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 400 (28.41%) UNIX
11 392 (27.84%) CentOS
12 377 (26.78%) Ubuntu
13 362 (25.71%) VMware
14 334 (23.72%) DevOps
15 313 (22.23%) Java
16 307 (21.80%) Nagios
17 299 (21.24%) Ruby
18 294 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
19 289 (20.53%) Tomcat
20 287 (20.38%) Debian
21 281 (19.96%) Windows
22 271 (19.25%) PHP
23 260 (18.47%) DNS
24 231 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
25 227 (16.12%) TCP/IP
26 223 (15.84%) Open Source
27 195 (13.85%) Configuration Management
28 193 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
29 187 (13.28%) nginx
30 183 (13.00%) PostgreSQL

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 461 (32.74%) Apache
2 289 (20.53%) Tomcat
3 187 (13.28%) nginx
4 70 (4.97%) OpenStack
5 57 (4.05%) Node.js
6 51 (3.62%) WebLogic
7 44 (3.13%) CMS
8 39 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (2.34%) Apache Solr
10 32 (2.27%) IIS
11 30 (2.13%) WebSphere
12 29 (2.06%) Drupal
13 26 (1.85%) Jetty
14 17 (1.21%) MS Exchange
15 16 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 13 (0.92%) Confluence
16 13 (0.92%) CloudStack
17 11 (0.78%) WordPress
17 11 (0.78%) Escenic
18 10 (0.71%) Resin
Applications
1 25 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.071%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 14 (0.99%) Magento
2 13 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
3 9 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.21%) Summit
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.071%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 193 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
3 50 (3.55%) SaaS
4 25 (1.78%) Amazon S3
5 20 (1.42%) Basecamp
6 16 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.14%) Rackspace Cloud
7 13 (0.92%) Joyent
8 11 (0.78%) GitHub
9 7 (0.50%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.43%) Route 53
11 5 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.28%) Office 365
13 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.14%) IaaS
14 1 (0.071%) PaaS
14 1 (0.071%) Heroku
14 1 (0.071%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 260 (18.47%) DNS
2 227 (16.12%) TCP/IP
3 179 (12.71%) Firewall
4 143 (10.16%) HTTP
5 127 (9.02%) SAN
6 114 (8.10%) LDAP
7 98 (6.96%) Internet
8 95 (6.75%) DHCP
9 76 (5.40%) SMTP
10 74 (5.26%) VPN
11 61 (4.33%) VoIP
12 49 (3.48%) SSL
13 48 (3.41%) NAS
14 45 (3.20%) BIG-IP
15 43 (3.05%) FTP
16 35 (2.49%) SSH
17 32 (2.27%) VLAN
18 31 (2.20%) SNMP
19 30 (2.13%) NetScaler
20 28 (1.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (37.57%) MySQL
2 183 (13.00%) PostgreSQL
3 101 (7.17%) Redis
4 89 (6.32%) NoSQL
5 87 (6.18%) MongoDB
6 81 (5.75%) Relational Database
7 51 (3.62%) SQL Server
8 50 (3.55%) RDBMS
8 50 (3.55%) Big Data
9 49 (3.48%) Hadoop
10 43 (3.05%) Oracle Database
11 32 (2.27%) DB2
12 22 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 20 (1.42%) HBase
13 20 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (0.99%) Couchbase
15 12 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.64%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 121 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 115 (8.17%) Jenkins
3 75 (5.33%) Subversion
4 60 (4.26%) JIRA
5 16 (1.14%) Maven
6 15 (1.07%) Mercurial
7 11 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.57%) Juju
9 7 (0.50%) Ant
9 7 (0.50%) CruiseControl
9 7 (0.50%) Hudson
10 6 (0.43%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.21%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.14%) Firebug
12 2 (0.14%) Expression Web
12 2 (0.14%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.14%) Redmine
12 2 (0.14%) FishEye
12 2 (0.14%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.071%) JUnit
General
1 144 (10.23%) Finance
2 65 (4.62%) Games
3 45 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.49%) Marketing
5 29 (2.06%) Banking
6 21 (1.49%) Retail
6 21 (1.49%) Publishing
6 21 (1.49%) Law
7 18 (1.28%) Advertising
8 17 (1.21%) Online Betting
9 12 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.78%) Legal
10 11 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.71%) Electronics
12 7 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.36%) Back Office
13 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) Automotive
16 1 (0.071%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (11.51%) LAMP
2 130 (9.23%) Web Services
3 41 (2.91%) XML
4 33 (2.34%) .NET
5 31 (2.20%) Django
6 25 (1.78%) CSS
7 21 (1.49%) HTML
8 19 (1.35%) JSON
9 18 (1.28%) Memcached
9 18 (1.28%) Java EE
10 15 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (1.07%) Middleware
11 14 (0.99%) Sphinx
12 13 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (0.78%) Ajax
14 10 (0.71%) J2EE
15 9 (0.64%) RESTful
16 8 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
16 8 (0.57%) Regular Expression
17 6 (0.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 223 (15.84%) Open Source
2 95 (6.75%) Clustering
3 69 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.69%) Social Media
5 45 (3.20%) Replication
6 35 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 25 (1.78%) Online Games
8 22 (1.56%) Derivative
8 22 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.28%) Mathematics
10 15 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 13 (0.92%) HACMP
12 12 (0.85%) PKI
13 11 (0.78%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.71%) HP StorageWorks
14 10 (0.71%) Spread Betting
14 10 (0.71%) Streaming Video
15 9 (0.64%) DTV
16 8 (0.57%) Firmware
16 8 (0.57%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1408 (100.00%) Linux
2 408 (28.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 400 (28.41%) UNIX
4 392 (27.84%) CentOS
5 377 (26.78%) Ubuntu
6 287 (20.38%) Debian
7 281 (19.96%) Windows
8 150 (10.65%) Solaris
9 50 (3.55%) SUSE
9 50 (3.55%) AIX
10 39 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (2.70%) HPUX
12 37 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 37 (2.63%) OpenBSD
13 35 (2.49%) Apple iOS
14 29 (2.06%) Windows 7
15 26 (1.85%) Android
16 23 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (1.35%) Fedora
18 18 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (23.72%) DevOps
2 195 (13.85%) Configuration Management
3 158 (11.22%) E-Commerce
4 144 (10.23%) Load Balancing
5 120 (8.52%) ITIL
6 115 (8.17%) Performance Tuning
7 87 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 51 (3.62%) Problem Management
11 49 (3.48%) Analytics
12 47 (3.34%) Capacity Planning
13 46 (3.27%) Change Management
14 44 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
15 33 (2.34%) Time Management
16 32 (2.27%) Service Delivery
16 32 (2.27%) Build Automation
17 31 (2.20%) Migration
18 28 (1.99%) Statistical Analysis
19 27 (1.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 513 (36.43%) Bash Shell
2 508 (36.08%) Python
3 493 (35.01%) Perl
4 313 (22.23%) Java
5 299 (21.24%) Ruby
6 271 (19.25%) PHP
7 171 (12.14%) SQL
8 165 (11.72%) Shell Script
9 45 (3.20%) AWK
10 43 (3.05%) C
11 34 (2.41%) JavaScript
12 22 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.42%) Scala
14 18 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.28%) Korn
15 16 (1.14%) sed
16 12 (0.85%) C++
17 7 (0.50%) Bourne shell
18 5 (0.36%) Lua
19 4 (0.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 150 (10.65%) Degree
2 56 (3.98%) RHCE
3 24 (1.70%) MCSE
3 24 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.07%) LPIC
6 14 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.92%) Linux+ Certification
8 12 (0.85%) OCP
9 10 (0.71%) CCNA
9 10 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.36%) RHCT
11 4 (0.28%) PhD
11 4 (0.28%) CCNP
11 4 (0.28%) MCP
12 3 (0.21%) RHCA
12 3 (0.21%) MCITP
12 3 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.98%) QA
2 33 (2.34%) SLA
3 19 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 231 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (11.01%) KVM
3 113 (8.03%) Xen
4 91 (6.46%) Active Directory
5 82 (5.82%) NFS
6 64 (4.55%) vSphere
7 58 (4.12%) Postfix
8 46 (3.27%) Samba
8 46 (3.27%) Varnish
9 31 (2.20%) Sendmail
10 25 (1.78%) VMware ESX
11 24 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (1.42%) XenServer
13 19 (1.35%) Hyper-V
14 18 (1.28%) Squid
15 12 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (0.64%) GPFS
17 8 (0.57%) Docker
17 8 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 7 (0.50%) qmail
Systems Management
1 591 (41.97%) Puppet
2 307 (21.80%) Nagios
3 294 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
4 93 (6.61%) Cacti
5 85 (6.04%) Salt
6 74 (5.26%) Ansible
7 70 (4.97%) ZABBIX
8 58 (4.12%) CFEngine
9 41 (2.91%) Vagrant
10 37 (2.63%) Ganglia
11 30 (2.13%) logstash
12 28 (1.99%) SCOM
13 24 (1.70%) Red Hat Satellite
13 24 (1.70%) HAProxy
14 23 (1.63%) Zenoss
15 21 (1.49%) Tivoli
15 21 (1.49%) NetBackup
16 20 (1.42%) SCCM
17 19 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 16 (1.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 671 (47.66%) Red Hat
2 362 (25.71%) VMware
3 170 (12.07%) Oracle
4 114 (8.10%) JBoss
5 111 (7.88%) Cisco
6 106 (7.53%) Microsoft
7 68 (4.83%) HP
8 54 (3.84%) Citrix
9 50 (3.55%) Rackspace
10 35 (2.49%) SAP
11 33 (2.34%) Veritas
12 30 (2.13%) F5
13 28 (1.99%) IBM
14 24 (1.70%) SaltStack
15 23 (1.63%) Google
16 22 (1.56%) EMC
17 20 (1.42%) Atlassian
18 19 (1.35%) Percona
18 19 (1.35%) Sun
19 16 (1.14%) Juniper
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +20% bonus + 3k on call allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
SBC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago