The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 536 451 450
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 383 560 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.55% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 339 489 426
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +0.61%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -39 225 £47,500 -5.00% 26
South East -40 74 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire +11 28 £40,000 +5.26% 3
East of England -30 24 £45,000 +5.26% 5
North West +3 13 £32,500 -18.75% 4
West Midlands -2 9 £40,000 -9.09%
South West -24 8 £48,750 +30.00% 4
East Midlands -15 4 £38,750 -1.27% 1
North East -6 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 820 (100.00%) Linux
2 399 (48.66%) Red Hat
3 347 (42.32%) Puppet
4 339 (41.34%) Python
5 328 (40.00%) MySQL
6 318 (38.78%) Bash Shell
7 295 (35.98%) Perl
8 289 (35.24%) VMware
8 289 (35.24%) CentOS
9 272 (33.17%) Apache
10 259 (31.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 235 (28.66%) DevOps
12 205 (25.00%) UNIX
13 190 (23.17%) Tomcat
14 189 (23.05%) Windows
15 181 (22.07%) Amazon AWS
16 164 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 163 (19.88%) DNS
18 154 (18.78%) Nagios
18 154 (18.78%) Opscode Chef
19 149 (18.17%) Ubuntu
20 146 (17.80%) Ruby
21 138 (16.83%) Firewall
22 137 (16.71%) Debian
23 124 (15.12%) Cisco
24 123 (15.00%) PHP
25 120 (14.63%) Java
25 120 (14.63%) Open Source
26 119 (14.51%) Configuration Management
27 116 (14.15%) LAMP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 272 (33.17%) Apache
2 190 (23.17%) Tomcat
3 84 (10.24%) nginx
4 37 (4.51%) OpenStack
5 34 (4.15%) JBoss
6 32 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (3.29%) MS Exchange
8 22 (2.68%) IIS
9 19 (2.32%) CMS
9 19 (2.32%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.07%) SharePoint
11 15 (1.83%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 14 (1.71%) WebLogic
13 9 (1.10%) Drupal
14 8 (0.98%) Confluence
15 7 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.73%) WordPress
16 6 (0.73%) Joomla!
17 5 (0.61%) Moodle
Applications
1 37 (4.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.10%) Magento
2 4 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.12%) RMDS
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 181 (22.07%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (2.80%) IaaS
4 21 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.34%) Office 365
5 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (1.10%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.85%) PaaS
9 7 (0.85%) Joyent
10 6 (0.73%) Route 53
10 6 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.73%) Heroku
10 6 (0.73%) SaaS
11 4 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.37%) Responsys
12 3 (0.37%) Taleo
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 163 (19.88%) DNS
2 138 (16.83%) Firewall
3 113 (13.78%) TCP/IP
4 105 (12.80%) SAN
5 66 (8.05%) VPN
6 64 (7.80%) DHCP
6 64 (7.80%) LDAP
7 63 (7.68%) HTTP
8 46 (5.61%) NAS
9 42 (5.12%) Internet
10 40 (4.88%) VLAN
11 29 (3.54%) LAN
12 28 (3.41%) SSH
13 26 (3.17%) iSCSI
14 25 (3.05%) SMTP
15 24 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
16 23 (2.80%) WAN
17 20 (2.44%) Network Security
18 18 (2.20%) SSL
18 18 (2.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (40.00%) MySQL
2 77 (9.39%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (7.07%) SQL Server
4 50 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 28 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.59%) Redis
8 9 (1.10%) MariaDB
9 8 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.73%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.61%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.49%) Informix
13 4 (0.49%) Big Data
14 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.24%) DB2
15 2 (0.24%) VLDB
15 2 (0.24%) OLTP
16 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 105 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 98 (11.95%) Jenkins
3 65 (7.93%) Subversion
4 33 (4.02%) Selenium
5 25 (3.05%) Hudson
6 19 (2.32%) JIRA
7 15 (1.83%) Emacs
8 12 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.61%) Maven
10 4 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.37%) GDB
11 3 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.24%) Bazaar
12 2 (0.24%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.24%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.24%) Ant
13 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.12%) Toad
13 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.12%) FishEye
General
1 92 (11.22%) Finance
2 40 (4.88%) Games
3 35 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.54%) Banking
5 22 (2.68%) Retail
6 15 (1.83%) Marketing
7 14 (1.71%) Online Betting
8 11 (1.34%) Publishing
9 6 (0.73%) Law
10 5 (0.61%) Legal
10 5 (0.61%) Advertising
10 5 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (14.15%) LAMP
2 89 (10.85%) Web Services
3 23 (2.80%) Memcached
4 20 (2.44%) .NET
5 18 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
6 16 (1.95%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (1.71%) Lucene
7 14 (1.71%) boto
7 14 (1.71%) HTML
7 14 (1.71%) CSS
8 12 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (0.85%) J2EE
11 6 (0.73%) Alternative PHP Cache
11 6 (0.73%) Sensu
12 4 (0.49%) REST
13 3 (0.37%) FastCGI
13 3 (0.37%) AppFabric
13 3 (0.37%) JSON
14 2 (0.24%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.68%) Data Centre
2 34 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.41%) Replication
6 26 (3.17%) Clustering
7 22 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (2.44%) EqualLogic
9 19 (2.32%) Private Cloud
10 18 (2.20%) Online Games
11 13 (1.59%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.34%) Derivative
13 10 (1.22%) Eurex
14 7 (0.85%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.85%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.73%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.61%) Mathematics
16 5 (0.61%) Statistics
16 5 (0.61%) Wiki
17 4 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 820 (100.00%) Linux
2 289 (35.24%) CentOS
3 259 (31.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 205 (25.00%) UNIX
5 189 (23.05%) Windows
6 149 (18.17%) Ubuntu
7 137 (16.71%) Debian
8 61 (7.44%) Solaris
9 53 (6.46%) Fedora
10 27 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (2.80%) Mac OS X
12 22 (2.68%) SUSE
13 18 (2.20%) AIX
13 18 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (2.07%) HPUX
15 16 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.98%) Android
17 7 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.61%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (28.66%) DevOps
2 120 (14.63%) Open Source
3 119 (14.51%) Configuration Management
4 105 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (11.83%) E-Commerce
6 70 (8.54%) ITIL
7 47 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (4.63%) Migration
9 37 (4.51%) Load Balancing
10 33 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 32 (3.90%) Service Delivery
12 27 (3.29%) Time Management
13 26 (3.17%) Scrum
13 26 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (3.17%) Software Delivery
14 24 (2.93%) Change Control
15 19 (2.32%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (2.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (2.07%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (2.07%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (41.34%) Python
2 318 (38.78%) Bash Shell
3 295 (35.98%) Perl
4 146 (17.80%) Ruby
5 123 (15.00%) PHP
6 120 (14.63%) Java
7 109 (13.29%) Shell Script
8 95 (11.59%) SQL
9 36 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 27 (3.29%) JavaScript
11 16 (1.95%) C++
12 14 (1.71%) Korn
13 13 (1.59%) AWK
14 9 (1.10%) C
15 8 (0.98%) Tcl
16 5 (0.61%) Groovy
16 5 (0.61%) C-shell
17 4 (0.49%) Scala
17 4 (0.49%) C#
18 3 (0.37%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 68 (8.29%) Degree
2 31 (3.78%) RHCE
3 19 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.95%) RHCSA
5 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.22%) CCNA
6 10 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.10%) MCSE
7 9 (1.10%) RHCA
8 6 (0.73%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.61%) LPIC
9 5 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.37%) MySQL Certification
10 3 (0.37%) IC3 Certification
11 2 (0.24%) MCITP
11 2 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
12 1 (0.12%) MBA
12 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.05%) PCI DSS
2 23 (2.80%) SLA
3 11 (1.34%) QA
4 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 164 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (9.88%) KVM
3 64 (7.80%) Active Directory
4 62 (7.56%) Xen
5 53 (6.46%) NFS
5 53 (6.46%) vSphere
6 43 (5.24%) Varnish
7 41 (5.00%) Docker
8 32 (3.90%) iptables
9 29 (3.54%) Postfix
10 23 (2.80%) VMware ESX
11 19 (2.32%) XenServer
12 15 (1.83%) qmail
13 14 (1.71%) Samba
14 10 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (1.22%) XenApp
15 7 (0.85%) Squid
16 6 (0.73%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.73%) Sendmail
16 6 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 347 (42.32%) Puppet
2 154 (18.78%) Nagios
2 154 (18.78%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (7.80%) Ansible
4 38 (4.63%) Cacti
5 28 (3.41%) ZABBIX
6 22 (2.68%) Vagrant
7 17 (2.07%) BMC Marimba
8 16 (1.95%) HAProxy
8 16 (1.95%) Munin
9 14 (1.71%) Check_MK
9 14 (1.71%) Pingdom
10 13 (1.59%) Graphite
11 11 (1.34%) logstash
12 10 (1.22%) SmokePing
13 9 (1.10%) Tivoli
13 9 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
14 8 (0.98%) Salt
15 7 (0.85%) cPanel
16 6 (0.73%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 399 (48.66%) Red Hat
2 289 (35.24%) VMware
3 124 (15.12%) Cisco
4 109 (13.29%) Oracle
5 99 (12.07%) Microsoft
6 33 (4.02%) IBM
7 32 (3.90%) HP
8 25 (3.05%) Citrix
9 23 (2.80%) Google
10 22 (2.68%) Dell
11 21 (2.56%) Juniper
11 21 (2.56%) Veeam
12 20 (2.44%) Rackspace
13 16 (1.95%) Sun
14 14 (1.71%) New Relic
15 12 (1.46%) NetApp
16 10 (1.22%) Patsystems
16 10 (1.22%) GL TRADE
16 10 (1.22%) NYFIX
17 9 (1.10%) Reuters
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + bonus circa 100% of basic
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago