The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 428 429 388
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 558 504 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 483 446 582
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,475 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101620 95984 106229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83829 80449 91820
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 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 -13 277 £50,000 - 40
South East 0 126 £40,000 -5.88% 8
East of England -1 59 £43,500 -3.33% 6
Yorkshire -53 39 £37,750 +17.96% 2
South West -7 20 £40,000 +14.28% 5
North West +13 18 £38,750 -3.12% 1
East Midlands +1 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands +14 6 £44,000 +54.38% 3
North East -1 4 £45,000 +10.42% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 1140 (100.00%) Linux
2 529 (46.40%) Red Hat
3 496 (43.51%) Puppet
4 409 (35.88%) Python
5 402 (35.26%) MySQL
6 379 (33.25%) Bash Shell
7 363 (31.84%) Perl
8 351 (30.79%) Apache
9 316 (27.72%) UNIX
10 306 (26.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 302 (26.49%) CentOS
11 302 (26.49%) Ubuntu
12 288 (25.26%) DevOps
13 268 (23.51%) Debian
14 262 (22.98%) VMware
15 259 (22.72%) Opscode Chef
16 236 (20.70%) PHP
17 231 (20.26%) Ruby
18 230 (20.18%) Java
19 217 (19.04%) Windows
20 209 (18.33%) Nagios
21 203 (17.81%) DNS
22 198 (17.37%) Configuration Management
23 188 (16.49%) Tomcat
24 184 (16.14%) Open Source
25 167 (14.65%) TCP/IP
26 163 (14.30%) PostgreSQL
27 156 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
28 148 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
29 144 (12.63%) LAMP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 351 (30.79%) Apache
2 188 (16.49%) Tomcat
3 118 (10.35%) nginx
4 53 (4.65%) OpenStack
5 48 (4.21%) Node.js
6 39 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (2.46%) CMS
8 26 (2.28%) WebSphere
9 20 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 20 (1.75%) Jetty
10 19 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 18 (1.58%) IIS
12 15 (1.32%) Apache Solr
13 14 (1.23%) MS Exchange
14 13 (1.14%) Drupal
15 11 (0.96%) CloudStack
16 9 (0.79%) Confluence
17 7 (0.61%) WordPress
17 7 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
17 7 (0.61%) GlassFish
Applications
1 20 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.088%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 18 (1.58%) Magento
2 8 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) Summit
5 1 (0.088%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 156 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (3.95%) SaaS
4 27 (2.37%) Amazon S3
5 15 (1.32%) Basecamp
6 13 (1.14%) Joyent
6 13 (1.14%) GitHub
7 10 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
9 7 (0.61%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.53%) Route 53
11 4 (0.35%) Office 365
12 2 (0.18%) PaaS
13 1 (0.088%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 203 (17.81%) DNS
2 167 (14.65%) TCP/IP
3 138 (12.11%) Firewall
4 133 (11.67%) HTTP
5 125 (10.96%) SAN
6 94 (8.25%) LDAP
7 89 (7.81%) DHCP
8 80 (7.02%) VPN
9 72 (6.32%) Internet
10 71 (6.23%) SMTP
11 50 (4.39%) VoIP
12 47 (4.12%) NAS
13 35 (3.07%) VLAN
13 35 (3.07%) SSL
14 33 (2.89%) FTP
15 26 (2.28%) SSH
16 20 (1.75%) SNMP
16 20 (1.75%) Kerberos
17 18 (1.58%) tcpdump
18 17 (1.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (35.26%) MySQL
2 163 (14.30%) PostgreSQL
3 98 (8.60%) Redis
4 75 (6.58%) NoSQL
5 71 (6.23%) Relational Database
6 70 (6.14%) MongoDB
7 55 (4.82%) RDBMS
8 40 (3.51%) Big Data
9 34 (2.98%) Hadoop
10 29 (2.54%) SQL Server
10 29 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 27 (2.37%) Oracle Database
12 18 (1.58%) HBase
13 15 (1.32%) Couchbase
14 14 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.61%) RavenDB
18 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
19 5 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 108 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 102 (8.95%) Jenkins
3 66 (5.79%) Subversion
4 47 (4.12%) JIRA
5 16 (1.40%) Maven
6 14 (1.23%) Mercurial
7 10 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.61%) Hudson
8 7 (0.61%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.44%) Ant
9 5 (0.44%) Juju
9 5 (0.44%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.35%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.18%) Expression Web
11 2 (0.18%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.18%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.18%) Selenium
12 1 (0.088%) FishEye
12 1 (0.088%) Redmine
12 1 (0.088%) JUnit
General
1 107 (9.39%) Finance
2 76 (6.67%) Games
3 43 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.02%) Retail
5 22 (1.93%) Banking
5 22 (1.93%) Online Betting
6 16 (1.40%) Law
7 15 (1.32%) Marketing
8 13 (1.14%) Advertising
9 12 (1.05%) Legal
10 10 (0.88%) Publishing
10 10 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.53%) Front Office
13 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.35%) Back Office
14 4 (0.35%) Electronics
15 2 (0.18%) Automotive
15 2 (0.18%) Billing
16 1 (0.088%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (12.63%) LAMP
2 88 (7.72%) Web Services
3 25 (2.19%) Django
4 21 (1.84%) XML
5 18 (1.58%) .NET
6 15 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (1.32%) Middleware
6 15 (1.32%) CSS
7 14 (1.23%) JSON
7 14 (1.23%) Sphinx
8 13 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (0.88%) J2EE
10 8 (0.70%) HTML
10 8 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (0.61%) CGI
11 7 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (0.53%) RESTful
13 5 (0.44%) Java EE
13 5 (0.44%) Memcached
13 5 (0.44%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 184 (16.14%) Open Source
2 74 (6.49%) Clustering
3 65 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 49 (4.30%) Social Media
5 48 (4.21%) Replication
6 30 (2.63%) Online Games
7 28 (2.46%) Derivative
8 24 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.14%) Spread Betting
11 11 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (0.88%) Streaming Video
13 9 (0.79%) PKI
13 9 (0.79%) HP StorageWorks
14 8 (0.70%) LPAR
14 8 (0.70%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.61%) iPad
16 6 (0.53%) Xbox
16 6 (0.53%) Mobile Games
16 6 (0.53%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1140 (100.00%) Linux
2 316 (27.72%) UNIX
3 306 (26.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 302 (26.49%) CentOS
4 302 (26.49%) Ubuntu
5 268 (23.51%) Debian
6 217 (19.04%) Windows
7 124 (10.88%) Solaris
8 47 (4.12%) AIX
9 37 (3.25%) HPUX
10 36 (3.16%) SUSE
11 35 (3.07%) OpenBSD
11 35 (3.07%) Mac OS X
12 30 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (2.37%) Android
13 27 (2.37%) Apple iOS
14 23 (2.02%) Fedora
15 22 (1.93%) Windows 7
16 17 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (1.40%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (25.26%) DevOps
2 198 (17.37%) Configuration Management
3 132 (11.58%) E-Commerce
4 87 (7.63%) Load Balancing
5 81 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
6 79 (6.93%) ITIL
7 58 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 48 (4.21%) Analytics
10 40 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (2.98%) Scrum
13 33 (2.89%) Performance Monitoring
14 31 (2.72%) Build Automation
15 30 (2.63%) Problem Management
16 29 (2.54%) Service Delivery
17 27 (2.37%) Time Management
18 22 (1.93%) Migration
19 19 (1.67%) Social Media Monitoring
19 19 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 409 (35.88%) Python
2 379 (33.25%) Bash Shell
3 363 (31.84%) Perl
4 236 (20.70%) PHP
5 231 (20.26%) Ruby
6 230 (20.18%) Java
7 132 (11.58%) Shell Script
8 112 (9.82%) SQL
9 45 (3.95%) C
10 31 (2.72%) AWK
11 24 (2.11%) Scala
12 19 (1.67%) JavaScript
13 15 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.14%) sed
15 12 (1.05%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.96%) C++
17 9 (0.79%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.35%) Lua
18 4 (0.35%) PHP5
18 4 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 131 (11.49%) Degree
2 50 (4.39%) RHCE
3 27 (2.37%) MCSE
3 27 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.05%) LPIC
7 11 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (0.96%) Linux+ Certification
8 9 (0.79%) OCP
8 9 (0.79%) CCNA
8 9 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.44%) CCNP
10 4 (0.35%) PhD
10 4 (0.35%) MCITP
11 3 (0.26%) RHCA
11 3 (0.26%) RHCT
12 2 (0.18%) OCA
13 1 (0.088%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.30%) QA
2 25 (2.19%) SLA
3 6 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 148 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (10.00%) KVM
3 74 (6.49%) Active Directory
4 72 (6.32%) NFS
5 66 (5.79%) Xen
6 49 (4.30%) Postfix
7 39 (3.42%) vSphere
8 36 (3.16%) Samba
8 36 (3.16%) Varnish
9 24 (2.11%) XenServer
9 24 (2.11%) Sendmail
10 22 (1.93%) VMware ESX
11 18 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.23%) Squid
13 13 (1.14%) Hyper-V
14 9 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (0.61%) qmail
15 7 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 6 (0.53%) Docker
17 5 (0.44%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 496 (43.51%) Puppet
2 259 (22.72%) Opscode Chef
3 209 (18.33%) Nagios
4 44 (3.86%) Cacti
5 36 (3.16%) logstash
6 35 (3.07%) Ganglia
7 34 (2.98%) ZABBIX
7 34 (2.98%) Ansible
8 31 (2.72%) Salt
9 26 (2.28%) Vagrant
10 25 (2.19%) CFEngine
11 23 (2.02%) SCOM
12 21 (1.84%) Zenoss
13 20 (1.75%) NetBackup
13 20 (1.75%) HAProxy
14 18 (1.58%) Tivoli
15 14 (1.23%) SCCM
16 13 (1.14%) Backup Exec
17 11 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
18 9 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 529 (46.40%) Red Hat
2 262 (22.98%) VMware
3 102 (8.95%) Cisco
4 99 (8.68%) Oracle
5 89 (7.81%) Microsoft
6 64 (5.61%) HP
7 60 (5.26%) JBoss
8 38 (3.33%) Rackspace
9 24 (2.11%) Veritas
10 23 (2.02%) Citrix
10 23 (2.02%) IBM
11 20 (1.75%) EMC
12 19 (1.67%) Percona
13 18 (1.58%) SaltStack
14 17 (1.49%) Juniper
14 17 (1.49%) Sun
15 16 (1.40%) Facebook
16 14 (1.23%) SAP
16 14 (1.23%) Google
17 12 (1.05%) Atlassian
Warwick, Warwickshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +20% bonus + 3k on call allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 42k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago