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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 458 440 410
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 524 612 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.64% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 460 539 598
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux Systems Administrator
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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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -48 293 £52,500 +5.00% 33
South East -25 87 £44,000 +3.52% 12
South West +1 35 £40,000 +6.66% 3
North West +40 32 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Yorkshire +12 32 £36,384 +3.95% 4
East of England +4 29 £40,000 -20.00% 5
West Midlands +1 12 £40,000 +9.58% 2
East Midlands +4 4 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1059 (100.00%) Linux
2 449 (42.40%) Python
3 432 (40.79%) Bash Shell
4 423 (39.94%) Puppet
5 390 (36.83%) MySQL
6 386 (36.45%) Red Hat
6 386 (36.45%) VMware
7 361 (34.09%) Apache
8 349 (32.96%) CentOS
9 341 (32.20%) Perl
10 304 (28.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 297 (28.05%) DevOps
12 279 (26.35%) LAMP
13 276 (26.06%) Amazon AWS
14 234 (22.10%) Windows
15 232 (21.91%) Unix
16 223 (21.06%) Opscode Chef
17 217 (20.49%) Java
18 207 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 199 (18.79%) Tomcat
20 195 (18.41%) Ubuntu
21 188 (17.75%) Ruby
22 183 (17.28%) PHP
23 163 (15.39%) Firewall
24 162 (15.30%) Nagios
25 153 (14.45%) DNS
26 150 (14.16%) Ansible
27 144 (13.60%) SQL
28 143 (13.50%) Jenkins
29 141 (13.31%) Shell Script

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 361 (34.09%) Apache
2 199 (18.79%) Tomcat
3 111 (10.48%) nginx
4 62 (5.85%) OpenStack
5 26 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (2.27%) JBoss
7 23 (2.17%) Confluence
7 23 (2.17%) Node.js
8 20 (1.89%) IIS
9 19 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 18 (1.70%) MS Exchange
11 17 (1.61%) Apache Spark
12 15 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (1.13%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
15 8 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.66%) WordPress
17 6 (0.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 39 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.094%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Magento
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 276 (26.06%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (3.40%) IaaS
4 32 (3.02%) Amazon S3
5 28 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 24 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (1.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 20 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 18 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (1.70%) SaaS
11 13 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.94%) Joyent
14 8 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.66%) Office 365
16 5 (0.47%) Heroku
17 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
18 3 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
19 2 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 163 (15.39%) Firewall
2 153 (14.45%) DNS
3 131 (12.37%) TCP/IP
4 72 (6.80%) SAN
5 65 (6.14%) LDAP
6 62 (5.85%) VPN
7 60 (5.67%) DHCP
8 58 (5.48%) VLAN
9 42 (3.97%) LAN
9 42 (3.97%) SSH
9 42 (3.97%) WAN
10 38 (3.59%) SNMP
11 37 (3.49%) OSPF
12 35 (3.31%) HTTP
13 34 (3.21%) Internet
13 34 (3.21%) SSL
13 34 (3.21%) VoIP
14 32 (3.02%) NAS
15 31 (2.93%) BGP
15 31 (2.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (36.83%) MySQL
2 81 (7.65%) MongoDB
3 53 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (3.87%) NoSQL
5 40 (3.78%) SQL Server
6 37 (3.49%) Redis
7 27 (2.55%) Hadoop
8 24 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
9 20 (1.89%) CouchDB
10 16 (1.51%) Apache Hive
11 15 (1.42%) Big Data
12 12 (1.13%) Couchbase
13 11 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.76%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.47%) Relational Database
17 4 (0.38%) Informix
18 3 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 2 (0.19%) InfluxDB
19 2 (0.19%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 143 (13.50%) Jenkins
2 121 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 74 (6.99%) Subversion
4 42 (3.97%) TeamCity
5 36 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 32 (3.02%) JIRA
7 28 (2.64%) Vagrant
8 27 (2.55%) Selenium
9 15 (1.42%) Hudson
10 12 (1.13%) Gerrit
10 12 (1.13%) PHPUnit
11 11 (1.04%) FishEye
12 5 (0.47%) Maven
12 5 (0.47%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.38%) Emacs
14 3 (0.28%) Ant
14 3 (0.28%) JBehave
15 1 (0.094%) RSpec
15 1 (0.094%) Toad
15 1 (0.094%) Trac
General
1 108 (10.20%) Finance
2 58 (5.48%) Law
3 50 (4.72%) Marketing
4 44 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.68%) Games
6 22 (2.08%) Publishing
7 20 (1.89%) Banking
8 11 (1.04%) Retail
9 10 (0.94%) Advertising
10 8 (0.76%) Electronics
11 5 (0.47%) Back Office
12 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.28%) Front Office
14 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Legal
15 1 (0.094%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.094%) Billing
15 1 (0.094%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (26.35%) LAMP
2 107 (10.10%) Web Services
3 88 (8.31%) LEMP Stack
4 35 (3.31%) Memcached
5 33 (3.12%) CSS
6 27 (2.55%) HTML
7 25 (2.36%) LAPP Stack
8 20 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 18 (1.70%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (1.51%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (1.23%) .NET
12 13 (1.23%) Akka
12 13 (1.23%) Middleware
13 12 (1.13%) Behat
14 11 (1.04%) J2EE
15 8 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
16 7 (0.66%) JMX
16 7 (0.66%) JSON
16 7 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 49 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 48 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.68%) Clustering
5 36 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.02%) Hedge funds
7 22 (2.08%) Fintech
8 20 (1.89%) Statistics
9 15 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.42%) User Experience
10 14 (1.32%) Eurex
10 14 (1.32%) Replication
11 13 (1.23%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.23%) CESG
12 12 (1.13%) iPhone
13 9 (0.85%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.76%) Online Games
15 7 (0.66%) EqualLogic
15 7 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1059 (100.00%) Linux
2 349 (32.96%) CentOS
3 304 (28.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 234 (22.10%) Windows
5 232 (21.91%) Unix
6 195 (18.41%) Ubuntu
7 102 (9.63%) Debian
8 88 (8.31%) Windows Server
9 70 (6.61%) Solaris
10 35 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (3.21%) SUSE
12 28 (2.64%) Fedora
13 23 (2.17%) AIX
14 17 (1.61%) HPUX
15 15 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (1.32%) Android
17 12 (1.13%) Amazon Linux
17 12 (1.13%) Windows Phone
18 11 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 6 (0.57%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (28.05%) DevOps
2 141 (13.31%) Configuration Management
3 130 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (12.18%) High Availability
5 98 (9.25%) E-Commerce
5 98 (9.25%) Open Source
6 97 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (6.04%) Load Balancing
8 63 (5.95%) ITIL
9 60 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
10 53 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 42 (3.97%) Service Delivery
12 38 (3.59%) Time Management
13 34 (3.21%) Problem Management
14 30 (2.83%) Mentoring
15 26 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
15 26 (2.46%) Project Management
16 25 (2.36%) Network Design
17 22 (2.08%) Change Management
17 22 (2.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 449 (42.40%) Python
2 432 (40.79%) Bash Shell
3 341 (32.20%) Perl
4 217 (20.49%) Java
5 188 (17.75%) Ruby
6 183 (17.28%) PHP
7 144 (13.60%) SQL
8 141 (13.31%) Shell Script
9 53 (5.00%) JavaScript
10 34 (3.21%) C
11 33 (3.12%) C++
12 25 (2.36%) Korn
13 24 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 19 (1.79%) C#
15 18 (1.70%) AWK
16 14 (1.32%) Tcl
17 8 (0.76%) Bourne shell
18 7 (0.66%) Scala
19 2 (0.19%) Groovy
19 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (5.48%) Degree
2 23 (2.17%) CCNA
2 23 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.42%) RHCE
5 14 (1.32%) MCSE
5 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.85%) CCNP
7 7 (0.66%) CFA
7 7 (0.66%) MBA
7 7 (0.66%) PhD
8 6 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.38%) RHCA
10 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.19%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.094%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.094%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.094%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.40%) PCI DSS
2 21 (1.98%) SLA
3 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.094%) ISO27005
System Software
1 207 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (8.97%) KVM
3 94 (8.88%) Active Directory
4 88 (8.31%) Docker
5 58 (5.48%) Xen
6 54 (5.10%) NFS
6 54 (5.10%) Varnish
7 32 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.93%) vSphere
9 30 (2.83%) iptables
10 27 (2.55%) Postfix
11 26 (2.46%) Hyper-V
12 25 (2.36%) XenServer
13 19 (1.79%) VirtualBox
14 17 (1.61%) Samba
15 15 (1.42%) vCloud
16 14 (1.32%) Sendmail
16 14 (1.32%) VMware ESX
17 12 (1.13%) qmail
18 11 (1.04%) Snort
Systems Management
1 423 (39.94%) Puppet
2 223 (21.06%) Opscode Chef
3 162 (15.30%) Nagios
4 150 (14.16%) Ansible
5 62 (5.85%) ZABBIX
6 29 (2.74%) Salt
7 23 (2.17%) Graphite
8 21 (1.98%) Cacti
9 18 (1.70%) HAProxy
10 16 (1.51%) CFEngine
10 16 (1.51%) logstash
11 14 (1.32%) Munin
11 14 (1.32%) SELinux
11 14 (1.32%) Tivoli
12 13 (1.23%) Icinga
12 13 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
12 13 (1.23%) WSUS
13 10 (0.94%) Cobbler
13 10 (0.94%) Plesk
13 10 (0.94%) yum
Vendors
1 386 (36.45%) Red Hat
1 386 (36.45%) VMware
2 102 (9.63%) Oracle
3 90 (8.50%) Cisco
4 86 (8.12%) Microsoft
5 29 (2.74%) NetApp
6 27 (2.55%) Atlassian
7 22 (2.08%) EMC
7 22 (2.08%) IBM
8 21 (1.98%) HP
9 19 (1.79%) Dell
9 19 (1.79%) Splunk
10 18 (1.70%) Rackspace
10 18 (1.70%) Veritas
11 16 (1.51%) Google
11 16 (1.51%) New Relic
12 15 (1.42%) Veeam
13 14 (1.32%) GL TRADE
13 14 (1.32%) Patsystems
13 14 (1.32%) Reuters
London
Netsource Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £46000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £49500.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago