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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 532 504 407
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -97
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 395 529 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.53% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 359 455 667
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.25%
Linux Systems 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
88595 99120 104958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.33% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75423 82622 86348
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 220 £52,500 +10.52% 30
South East +7 87 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire +36 30 £40,000 - 1
East of England +14 22 £52,500 +16.66% 2
East Midlands +15 14 £37,000 -4.51% 4
North West +15 12 £30,000 -25.00% 5
South West +1 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -10 2 £41,250 +3.12% 2
North East +4 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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.

1 873 (100.00%) Linux
2 442 (50.63%) Puppet
3 384 (43.99%) Python
4 373 (42.73%) VMware
5 339 (38.83%) DevOps
6 327 (37.46%) Red Hat
7 319 (36.54%) MySQL
8 315 (36.08%) Bash Shell
9 292 (33.45%) Amazon AWS
10 288 (32.99%) Opscode Chef
11 270 (30.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 270 (30.93%) Perl
12 269 (30.81%) Apache
13 252 (28.87%) CentOS
14 250 (28.64%) LAMP
15 248 (28.41%) Ansible
16 225 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 222 (25.43%) Unix
18 205 (23.48%) PHP
19 201 (23.02%) Jenkins
20 197 (22.57%) DNS
21 196 (22.45%) Nagios
22 190 (21.76%) Configuration Management
23 167 (19.13%) Windows
24 165 (18.90%) Java
25 161 (18.44%) Ruby
26 155 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
27 153 (17.53%) Ubuntu
28 142 (16.27%) Firewall
29 129 (14.78%) Tomcat

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
1 269 (30.81%) Apache
2 129 (14.78%) Tomcat
3 121 (13.86%) nginx
4 61 (6.99%) OpenStack
5 43 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (3.55%) JBoss
7 17 (1.95%) Confluence
8 14 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.15%) IIS
9 10 (1.15%) Jetty
10 8 (0.92%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.80%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.46%) Resin
13 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.34%) Drupal
14 3 (0.34%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.34%) WildFly
15 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Project
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 292 (33.45%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (6.30%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (3.32%) Amazon S3
4 24 (2.75%) IaaS
4 24 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (2.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 21 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (2.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 20 (2.29%) SaaS
7 14 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (1.26%) AWS OpsWorks
9 10 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (1.15%) SoftLayer
10 9 (1.03%) GitHub
11 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.69%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.69%) Office 365
13 5 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 197 (22.57%) DNS
2 142 (16.27%) Firewall
3 107 (12.26%) TCP/IP
4 77 (8.82%) SAN
5 57 (6.53%) LDAP
6 47 (5.38%) DHCP
7 43 (4.93%) VPN
8 39 (4.47%) NAS
9 38 (4.35%) HTTP
9 38 (4.35%) Internet
10 35 (4.01%) SMTP
11 29 (3.32%) LAN
12 27 (3.09%) WAN
13 26 (2.98%) Kerberos
14 23 (2.63%) SSL
15 22 (2.52%) VoIP
16 19 (2.18%) VLAN
17 15 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
17 15 (1.72%) FTP
17 15 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (36.54%) MySQL
2 59 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 47 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
5 35 (4.01%) SQL Server
6 26 (2.98%) Redis
7 25 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.83%) CouchDB
10 15 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.37%) Couchbase
12 10 (1.15%) Big Data
13 9 (1.03%) MariaDB
14 8 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.57%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.46%) OLTP
16 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (0.34%) DB2
17 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
18 2 (0.23%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 201 (23.02%) Jenkins
2 90 (10.31%) Git (software)
3 35 (4.01%) Vagrant
4 34 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 29 (3.32%) TeamCity
6 28 (3.21%) Subversion
7 22 (2.52%) JIRA
8 19 (2.18%) Selenium
9 9 (1.03%) GitLab
10 8 (0.92%) Maven
10 8 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.80%) Hudson
11 7 (0.80%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.57%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.46%) Travis CI
14 3 (0.34%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.34%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.34%) Gradle
15 2 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 97 (11.11%) Finance
2 92 (10.54%) Law
3 76 (8.71%) Marketing
4 23 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.52%) Advertising
6 19 (2.18%) Games
7 18 (2.06%) Banking
8 15 (1.72%) Publishing
8 15 (1.72%) Retail
9 11 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.03%) Back Office
11 7 (0.80%) Electronics
12 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
14 1 (0.11%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (28.64%) LAMP
2 86 (9.85%) LEMP Stack
3 78 (8.93%) Web Services
4 29 (3.32%) ELK Stack
5 27 (3.09%) Memcached
6 19 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (1.83%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (1.60%) JMX
9 13 (1.49%) .NET
9 13 (1.49%) Node.js
10 12 (1.37%) J2EE
11 11 (1.26%) CSS
11 11 (1.26%) HTML
12 9 (1.03%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (0.92%) Java EE
14 7 (0.80%) Behat
14 7 (0.80%) boto
14 7 (0.80%) Lucene
14 7 (0.80%) MCollective
15 5 (0.57%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (10.54%) Data Centre
2 36 (4.12%) Clustering
3 27 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.18%) Fintech
5 14 (1.60%) User Experience
6 11 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.03%) HP Storage
8 8 (0.92%) Algorithms
8 8 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (0.92%) iPad
8 8 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 8 (0.92%) Statistics
8 8 (0.92%) Streaming Video
8 8 (0.92%) Video on Demand
9 7 (0.80%) Replication
9 7 (0.80%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.69%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 873 (100.00%) Linux
2 270 (30.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 252 (28.87%) CentOS
4 222 (25.43%) Unix
5 167 (19.13%) Windows
6 153 (17.53%) Ubuntu
7 79 (9.05%) Debian
7 79 (9.05%) Windows Server
8 39 (4.47%) Solaris
9 31 (3.55%) HPUX
9 31 (3.55%) SUSE
10 29 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (1.37%) AIX
12 12 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 11 (1.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 10 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.92%) FreeBSD
15 8 (0.92%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (38.83%) DevOps
2 190 (21.76%) Configuration Management
3 155 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (11.68%) High Availability
6 81 (9.28%) Load Balancing
7 65 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 59 (6.76%) E-Commerce
9 58 (6.64%) Open Source
10 49 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
11 42 (4.81%) ITIL
12 39 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 38 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
14 37 (4.24%) Business Continuity
15 36 (4.12%) Service Management
16 33 (3.78%) Web Operations
17 30 (3.44%) Analytics
17 30 (3.44%) Change Management
18 29 (3.32%) Continuous Delivery
19 27 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 384 (43.99%) Python
2 315 (36.08%) Bash Shell
3 270 (30.93%) Perl
4 205 (23.48%) PHP
5 165 (18.90%) Java
6 161 (18.44%) Ruby
7 108 (12.37%) Shell Script
8 60 (6.87%) SQL
9 25 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 21 (2.41%) Korn
11 17 (1.95%) C++
11 17 (1.95%) JavaScript
12 16 (1.83%) C
13 8 (0.92%) C#
13 8 (0.92%) Scala
14 4 (0.46%) Go
15 3 (0.34%) R
16 2 (0.23%) Tcl
16 2 (0.23%) VBScript
17 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (3.55%) Degree
2 20 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (2.06%) RHCE
4 15 (1.72%) CCNP
5 9 (1.03%) CCNA
6 7 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (0.69%) PhD
7 6 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.57%) RHCT
9 4 (0.46%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.34%) MCITP
10 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.23%) CFA
11 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.23%) MBA
11 2 (0.23%) RHCA
12 1 (0.11%) CCIE
12 1 (0.11%) CCSP
12 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.18%) SLA
2 17 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.72%) QA
4 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) DICOM
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 225 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (11.34%) Docker
3 82 (9.39%) KVM
4 65 (7.45%) Active Directory
5 51 (5.84%) NFS
5 51 (5.84%) Xen
6 34 (3.89%) vSphere
7 24 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (2.29%) VirtualBox
9 19 (2.18%) Varnish
10 18 (2.06%) Corosync
11 17 (1.95%) Squid
11 17 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (1.72%) iptables
12 15 (1.72%) Postfix
13 10 (1.15%) GlusterFS
13 10 (1.15%) qmail
13 10 (1.15%) Samba
13 10 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 442 (50.63%) Puppet
2 288 (32.99%) Opscode Chef
3 248 (28.41%) Ansible
4 196 (22.45%) Nagios
5 63 (7.22%) HAProxy
6 58 (6.64%) Salt
7 38 (4.35%) Cacti
8 36 (4.12%) logstash
9 34 (3.89%) ZABBIX
10 25 (2.86%) CFEngine
11 20 (2.29%) Cobbler
12 19 (2.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 13 (1.49%) Pacemaker
14 11 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
14 11 (1.26%) yum
15 10 (1.15%) Tivoli
16 9 (1.03%) Ganglia
16 9 (1.03%) Graphite
16 9 (1.03%) Kubernetes
17 7 (0.80%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 373 (42.73%) VMware
2 327 (37.46%) Red Hat
3 93 (10.65%) Oracle
4 92 (10.54%) Cisco
5 71 (8.13%) HP
6 63 (7.22%) Rackspace
7 52 (5.96%) Microsoft
8 30 (3.44%) Veritas
9 29 (3.32%) Splunk
10 26 (2.98%) Google
11 22 (2.52%) NetApp
12 21 (2.41%) 3PAR
13 18 (2.06%) Citrix
14 15 (1.72%) Juniper
15 14 (1.60%) IBM
15 14 (1.60%) New Relic
16 13 (1.49%) EMC
17 12 (1.37%) Atlassian
17 12 (1.37%) F5
18 10 (1.15%) Qualys
Ascot, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Usual package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens, Training and Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 = Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible working hours plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45 - £70 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Flexible working hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £65K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £50000
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75 - £80 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago