The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
UK / England
Rank 501 487 436
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 345 502 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.53% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 275 441 541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
75792 90914 94848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.49% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63313 77082 79102
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the England region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in England

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -53 144 £51,500 +3.00% 17
South East +87 104 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East of England +31 34 £45,000 +14.64% 4
East Midlands +22 22 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire +2 12 £55,000 +57.14% 8
South West +2 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West -40 10 £45,000 +23.28% 3
West Midlands +19 7 £40,000 +3.22%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 772 (100.00%) Linux
2 310 (40.16%) Puppet
3 294 (38.08%) Bash Shell
4 292 (37.82%) Red Hat
5 254 (32.90%) Python
5 254 (32.90%) VMware
5 254 (32.90%) DevOps
6 247 (31.99%) MySQL
7 214 (27.72%) CentOS
8 202 (26.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 195 (25.26%) Perl
10 183 (23.70%) Amazon AWS
11 182 (23.58%) Apache
12 181 (23.45%) Unix
13 180 (23.32%) Windows
14 171 (22.15%) Ubuntu
15 170 (22.02%) Opscode Chef
16 150 (19.43%) LAMP
17 138 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 130 (16.84%) Jenkins
19 129 (16.71%) Ansible
20 128 (16.58%) Ruby
21 118 (15.28%) Nagios
22 115 (14.90%) PHP
23 113 (14.64%) Debian
24 110 (14.25%) Configuration Management
25 109 (14.12%) Firewall
26 98 (12.69%) Finance
27 93 (12.05%) Oracle
28 87 (11.27%) DNS

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 182 (23.58%) Apache
2 79 (10.23%) Tomcat
3 67 (8.68%) nginx
4 43 (5.57%) IIS
5 32 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (4.02%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.55%) Hubot
8 9 (1.17%) JBoss
9 8 (1.04%) Drupal
9 8 (1.04%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.91%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.65%) Confluence
11 5 (0.65%) Eucalyptus
12 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.39%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.26%) Magento
2 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 183 (23.70%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.83%) SaaS
3 32 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.33%) Office 365
5 18 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.55%) Slack
7 11 (1.42%) GitHub
7 11 (1.42%) IaaS
8 8 (1.04%) PaaS
9 5 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.65%) Datadog
9 5 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle CX
9 5 (0.65%) Route 53
10 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.39%) Heroku
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.26%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 109 (14.12%) Firewall
2 87 (11.27%) DNS
3 58 (7.51%) TCP/IP
3 58 (7.51%) VPN
4 56 (7.25%) SAN
5 54 (6.99%) LDAP
6 38 (4.92%) LAN
7 35 (4.53%) WAN
8 31 (4.02%) Internet
9 28 (3.63%) DHCP
10 24 (3.11%) HTTP
11 23 (2.98%) VLAN
12 21 (2.72%) NAS
13 20 (2.59%) Asterisk PBX
14 16 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (1.81%) SNMP
16 13 (1.68%) SMTP
17 11 (1.42%) IPsec
17 11 (1.42%) Junos
18 10 (1.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (31.99%) MySQL
2 61 (7.90%) SQL Server
3 38 (4.92%) MongoDB
4 35 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.98%) Redis
7 16 (2.07%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.55%) MariaDB
9 9 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.04%) Big Data
11 6 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.78%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.65%) OLTP
12 5 (0.65%) OrientDB
12 5 (0.65%) VLDB
13 4 (0.52%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.39%) MarkLogic
14 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 130 (16.84%) Jenkins
2 57 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 42 (5.44%) JIRA
4 37 (4.79%) Subversion
5 21 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.17%) Bundler
8 7 (0.91%) GitLab
8 7 (0.91%) Maven
8 7 (0.91%) Travis CI
9 5 (0.65%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.39%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.39%) Selenium
11 2 (0.26%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.26%) Redmine
11 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.13%) Buildbot
12 1 (0.13%) Gradle
12 1 (0.13%) Hudson
12 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 98 (12.69%) Finance
2 65 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.66%) Marketing
4 15 (1.94%) Banking
4 15 (1.94%) Games
4 15 (1.94%) Publishing
4 15 (1.94%) Retail
5 11 (1.42%) Law
6 8 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.91%) Electronics
8 6 (0.78%) Advertising
9 5 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (19.43%) LAMP
2 62 (8.03%) Web Services
3 48 (6.22%) LEMP Stack
4 17 (2.20%) .NET
5 15 (1.94%) Memcached
6 14 (1.81%) HTML
7 12 (1.55%) CSS
8 10 (1.30%) Ajax
8 10 (1.30%) JSF
8 10 (1.30%) Kafka
8 10 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (1.30%) XHTML
9 9 (1.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (0.65%) Middleware
10 5 (0.65%) Node.js
10 5 (0.65%) Sensu
11 4 (0.52%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.52%) XML
12 3 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.97%) Data Centre
2 38 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 15 (1.94%) Clustering
4 14 (1.81%) Fintech
4 14 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (1.42%) Replication
6 10 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (0.78%) iPad
7 6 (0.78%) Online Gambling
7 6 (0.78%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.65%) EFT
8 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (0.65%) Online Games
9 4 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.39%) AS400
10 3 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.39%) Eurex
11 2 (0.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 772 (100.00%) Linux
2 214 (27.72%) CentOS
3 202 (26.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 181 (23.45%) Unix
5 180 (23.32%) Windows
6 171 (22.15%) Ubuntu
7 113 (14.64%) Debian
8 78 (10.10%) Windows Server
9 45 (5.83%) Solaris
10 34 (4.40%) SUSE
11 28 (3.63%) AIX
12 21 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (2.07%) HPUX
15 9 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.78%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 4 (0.52%) CoreOS
19 4 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (32.90%) DevOps
2 110 (14.25%) Configuration Management
3 68 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (7.51%) ITIL
6 57 (7.38%) Open Source
7 46 (5.96%) High Availability
8 44 (5.70%) Load Balancing
9 34 (4.40%) E-Commerce
10 33 (4.27%) Project Management
11 29 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (2.85%) Service Management
13 22 (2.85%) Virtual Environments
14 19 (2.46%) Problem Management
15 18 (2.33%) Service Delivery
16 17 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (2.20%) Security Patching
17 16 (2.07%) Analytics
18 14 (1.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 294 (38.08%) Bash Shell
2 254 (32.90%) Python
3 195 (25.26%) Perl
4 128 (16.58%) Ruby
5 115 (14.90%) PHP
6 83 (10.75%) SQL
7 71 (9.20%) Java
8 49 (6.35%) Shell Script
9 41 (5.31%) PowerShell
10 31 (4.02%) JavaScript
11 17 (2.20%) C
12 12 (1.55%) C#
13 10 (1.30%) Korn
14 7 (0.91%) Go
15 6 (0.78%) C++
16 5 (0.65%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.52%) C-shell
18 3 (0.39%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.39%) R
19 2 (0.26%) sed
Qualifications
1 57 (7.38%) Degree
2 30 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.20%) CCNA
3 17 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.30%) MCSA
5 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.52%) MCSE
9 3 (0.39%) LPIC
9 3 (0.39%) RHCA
10 2 (0.26%) CCNP
10 2 (0.26%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.46%) SLA
2 17 (2.20%) QA
3 10 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) GCP
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 138 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (10.62%) Docker
3 73 (9.46%) Active Directory
4 39 (5.05%) KVM
5 36 (4.66%) NFS
5 36 (4.66%) Xen
6 34 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (3.50%) Varnish
7 27 (3.50%) vSphere
8 26 (3.37%) Hyper-V
9 21 (2.72%) XenServer
10 15 (1.94%) iptables
11 11 (1.42%) Postfix
12 10 (1.30%) LXC
13 8 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (1.04%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.91%) GlusterFS
15 6 (0.78%) pfSense
15 6 (0.78%) RHEV
15 6 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 310 (40.16%) Puppet
2 170 (22.02%) Opscode Chef
3 129 (16.71%) Ansible
4 118 (15.28%) Nagios
5 24 (3.11%) OpenView
6 21 (2.72%) Cobbler
7 19 (2.46%) Control-M
8 17 (2.20%) Cacti
8 17 (2.20%) ZABBIX
9 16 (2.07%) Kubernetes
10 14 (1.81%) HAProxy
10 14 (1.81%) Salt
11 12 (1.55%) Icinga
11 12 (1.55%) Tivoli
12 11 (1.42%) cPanel
12 11 (1.42%) logstash
12 11 (1.42%) NetBackup
12 11 (1.42%) Terraform
13 9 (1.17%) CFEngine
13 9 (1.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 292 (37.82%) Red Hat
2 254 (32.90%) VMware
3 93 (12.05%) Oracle
4 56 (7.25%) Microsoft
5 43 (5.57%) Cisco
6 39 (5.05%) HP
7 23 (2.98%) Splunk
8 18 (2.33%) NetApp
8 18 (2.33%) Veritas
9 17 (2.20%) EMC
10 16 (2.07%) IBM
11 14 (1.81%) Citrix
12 13 (1.68%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.68%) Juniper
13 12 (1.55%) Sun
14 11 (1.42%) Rackspace
14 11 (1.42%) SaltStack
15 10 (1.30%) 3PAR
16 9 (1.17%) SAP
17 7 (0.91%) Percona
York, Yorkshire
IO Associates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Pytec IT Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Pytec IT Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Morden, Surrey
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago