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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 466 436 376
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 430 506 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.55% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 384 462 638
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 January 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 -44 255 £50,000 - 27
South East -11 101 £43,000 -4.44% 13
South West -8 22 £37,500 +25.00% 4
East of England -11 20 £50,000 +13.63% 5
Yorkshire -30 20 £42,500 +19.71%
North West -2 13 £32,500 -18.75% 8
East Midlands +10 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East -7 2 £47,500 +46.15%
West Midlands -8 2 £36,500 +21.66% 3
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 986 (100.00%) Linux
2 484 (49.09%) Puppet
3 472 (47.87%) Red Hat
4 398 (40.37%) Python
5 371 (37.63%) Bash Shell
6 369 (37.42%) Perl
7 366 (37.12%) MySQL
8 363 (36.82%) CentOS
9 357 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 291 (29.51%) Apache
11 290 (29.41%) DevOps
12 285 (28.90%) VMware
13 257 (26.06%) UNIX
14 246 (24.95%) Ubuntu
15 244 (24.75%) Windows
16 240 (24.34%) Opscode Chef
17 233 (23.63%) Ruby
18 229 (23.23%) PHP
19 225 (22.82%) Nagios
20 205 (20.79%) Tomcat
21 186 (18.86%) Open Source
22 185 (18.76%) Java
23 169 (17.14%) E-Commerce
24 161 (16.33%) Debian
25 155 (15.72%) nginx
26 153 (15.52%) DNS
27 152 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
28 149 (15.11%) LAMP
29 143 (14.50%) Shell Script
30 142 (14.40%) Configuration Management

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 291 (29.51%) Apache
2 205 (20.79%) Tomcat
3 155 (15.72%) nginx
4 67 (6.80%) OpenStack
5 44 (4.46%) JBoss
6 41 (4.16%) IIS
7 23 (2.33%) Confluence
8 22 (2.23%) Apache Solr
9 17 (1.72%) Node.js
9 17 (1.72%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.52%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.42%) CMS
11 14 (1.42%) Jetty
12 10 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.91%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.71%) WordPress
15 6 (0.61%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.51%) Lync
17 4 (0.41%) iPlanet
Applications
1 36 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) Magento
2 7 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 135 (13.69%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (7.00%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (4.26%) Amazon S3
4 39 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (2.54%) Rackspace Cloud
6 24 (2.43%) SaaS
7 21 (2.13%) IaaS
8 19 (1.93%) SoftLayer
9 17 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
10 16 (1.62%) Route 53
11 9 (0.91%) GitHub
11 9 (0.91%) PaaS
12 7 (0.71%) Joyent
13 6 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.51%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.41%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.41%) Office 365
16 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
16 3 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 153 (15.52%) DNS
2 129 (13.08%) TCP/IP
3 105 (10.65%) SAN
4 91 (9.23%) Firewall
5 63 (6.39%) HTTP
6 52 (5.27%) SMTP
7 51 (5.17%) LDAP
8 50 (5.07%) DHCP
9 48 (4.87%) SSH
10 44 (4.46%) FTP
11 39 (3.96%) LAN
12 38 (3.85%) Internet
13 35 (3.55%) VoIP
14 32 (3.25%) VPN
14 32 (3.25%) NAS
15 24 (2.43%) VLAN
16 21 (2.13%) IPv4
17 20 (2.03%) SSL
17 20 (2.03%) IMAP
17 20 (2.03%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (37.12%) MySQL
2 97 (9.84%) NoSQL
3 77 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
4 64 (6.49%) MongoDB
5 58 (5.88%) Redis
6 53 (5.38%) Hadoop
7 48 (4.87%) Big Data
8 45 (4.56%) SQL Server
9 32 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 29 (2.94%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.03%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.52%) MariaDB
12 15 (1.52%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.01%) CouchDB
14 9 (0.91%) Informix
15 8 (0.81%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.61%) DB2
18 4 (0.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 112 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 97 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 78 (7.91%) Subversion
4 30 (3.04%) JIRA
5 17 (1.72%) Hudson
5 17 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (1.01%) Maven
6 10 (1.01%) Ant
7 4 (0.41%) FishEye
7 4 (0.41%) Gradle
8 3 (0.30%) Juju
8 3 (0.30%) Emacs
8 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.20%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.10%) Redmine
10 1 (0.10%) VisualVM
10 1 (0.10%) Selenium
10 1 (0.10%) Artifactory
General
1 85 (8.62%) Finance
2 62 (6.29%) Games
3 24 (2.43%) Banking
4 23 (2.33%) Retail
4 23 (2.33%) Law
4 23 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.13%) Advertising
6 18 (1.83%) Publishing
7 16 (1.62%) French Language
8 8 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.81%) Marketing
9 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.51%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.30%) Back Office
11 3 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.20%) Legal
12 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (15.11%) LAMP
2 115 (11.66%) Web Services
3 52 (5.27%) Memcached
4 21 (2.13%) Django
5 16 (1.62%) XML
5 16 (1.62%) HTML
6 14 (1.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
8 11 (1.12%) CSS
9 10 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (0.91%) ZeroMQ
11 8 (0.81%) JSON
11 8 (0.81%) .NET
11 8 (0.81%) Middleware
12 7 (0.71%) J2EE
12 7 (0.71%) jQuery
13 6 (0.61%) Symfony
14 5 (0.51%) Java EE
14 5 (0.51%) AngularJS
15 4 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 186 (18.86%) Open Source
2 53 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.46%) Clustering
5 27 (2.74%) Replication
6 17 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.62%) Social Media
7 16 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.62%) Online Games
7 16 (1.62%) iPhone
8 14 (1.42%) Derivative
9 10 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 9 (0.91%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.81%) Social Network
12 7 (0.71%) Physics
13 6 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (0.61%) PKI
13 6 (0.61%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 986 (100.00%) Linux
2 363 (36.82%) CentOS
3 357 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 257 (26.06%) UNIX
5 246 (24.95%) Ubuntu
6 244 (24.75%) Windows
7 161 (16.33%) Debian
8 83 (8.42%) Solaris
9 50 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (3.25%) SUSE
11 31 (3.14%) Windows 7
12 28 (2.84%) Mac OS X
13 27 (2.74%) Android
14 25 (2.54%) Fedora
15 17 (1.72%) HPUX
16 15 (1.52%) AIX
17 13 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
19 11 (1.12%) Apple iOS
20 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (29.41%) DevOps
2 169 (17.14%) E-Commerce
3 142 (14.40%) Configuration Management
4 79 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (7.20%) ITIL
5 71 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (5.98%) Load Balancing
7 47 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
8 41 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (3.04%) Time Management
10 29 (2.94%) Project Management
11 28 (2.84%) Migration
12 26 (2.64%) Service Management
13 25 (2.54%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (2.33%) Analytics
15 20 (2.03%) Mentoring
16 19 (1.93%) Scrum
16 19 (1.93%) Capacity Planning
17 16 (1.62%) High Availability
17 16 (1.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 398 (40.37%) Python
2 371 (37.63%) Bash Shell
3 369 (37.42%) Perl
4 233 (23.63%) Ruby
5 229 (23.23%) PHP
6 185 (18.76%) Java
7 143 (14.50%) Shell Script
8 112 (11.36%) SQL
9 40 (4.06%) C
10 22 (2.23%) AWK
11 20 (2.03%) JavaScript
12 19 (1.93%) C++
13 18 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.72%) VBScript
15 16 (1.62%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.42%) sed
17 7 (0.71%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.51%) Tcl
18 5 (0.51%) Groovy
19 4 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (7.10%) Degree
2 48 (4.87%) RHCE
3 21 (2.13%) RHCSA
4 14 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.22%) CCNA
7 9 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.81%) LPIC
8 8 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.71%) Linux+ Certification
10 5 (0.51%) MCSE
10 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.41%) PMP
11 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.20%) SCSA
12 2 (0.20%) RHCA
12 2 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.35%) QA
2 21 (2.13%) SLA
3 7 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 152 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (6.49%) Varnish
3 62 (6.29%) KVM
4 60 (6.09%) NFS
5 51 (5.17%) Active Directory
6 50 (5.07%) Xen
7 37 (3.75%) vSphere
8 26 (2.64%) Samba
9 25 (2.54%) Postfix
10 19 (1.93%) Docker
11 17 (1.72%) Sendmail
12 16 (1.62%) VMware ESX
13 14 (1.42%) LXC
14 12 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (1.22%) XenServer
15 9 (0.91%) Firmware
15 9 (0.91%) Openswan
16 7 (0.71%) Squid
16 7 (0.71%) Ceph
17 6 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 484 (49.09%) Puppet
2 240 (24.34%) Opscode Chef
3 225 (22.82%) Nagios
4 72 (7.30%) ZABBIX
5 68 (6.90%) Ansible
6 53 (5.38%) Salt
7 41 (4.16%) Vagrant
7 41 (4.16%) Cacti
8 30 (3.04%) Ganglia
8 30 (3.04%) Graphite
9 27 (2.74%) logstash
10 23 (2.33%) CFEngine
11 16 (1.62%) HAProxy
12 15 (1.52%) NetBackup
13 10 (1.01%) SCOM
13 10 (1.01%) Cobbler
14 9 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 9 (0.91%) Opsview
15 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
16 7 (0.71%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 472 (47.87%) Red Hat
2 285 (28.90%) VMware
3 124 (12.58%) Cisco
4 103 (10.45%) Oracle
5 76 (7.71%) Microsoft
6 57 (5.78%) HP
7 40 (4.06%) Rackspace
8 27 (2.74%) Percona
9 26 (2.64%) Juniper
10 25 (2.54%) IBM
11 23 (2.33%) EMC
11 23 (2.33%) Splunk
12 22 (2.23%) NetApp
13 21 (2.13%) Citrix
14 20 (2.03%) SolarWinds
15 18 (1.83%) Sun
16 17 (1.72%) Intel
17 16 (1.62%) Veritas
17 16 (1.62%) Atlassian
18 15 (1.52%) F5
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago