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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 504 500 400
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 413 500 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.49% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.51% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 351 451 680
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
85118 97896 102873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.31% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 71771 82406 84031
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -15 218 £55,000 +11.11% 24
South East +85 116 £49,000 +22.50% 14
Yorkshire +14 19 £40,000 - 2
North West +9 17 £25,000 -11.50% 6
East of England +9 17 £52,500 +31.25% 3
East Midlands +17 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West +5 7 £50,000 +80.18%
West Midlands -24 6 £41,250 +42.24% 1
North East - 4 £33,750 - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 804 (100.00%) Linux
2 417 (51.87%) Puppet
3 338 (42.04%) DevOps
4 337 (41.92%) Python
5 333 (41.42%) VMware
6 303 (37.69%) Red Hat
7 281 (34.95%) Bash Shell
8 279 (34.70%) Perl
9 275 (34.20%) MySQL
10 263 (32.71%) Apache
11 260 (32.34%) Opscode Chef
12 246 (30.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 233 (28.98%) Amazon AWS
14 226 (28.11%) LAMP
15 217 (26.99%) Ansible
16 200 (24.88%) CentOS
17 196 (24.38%) Unix
18 192 (23.88%) Nagios
19 190 (23.63%) Jenkins
20 185 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
21 177 (22.01%) PHP
22 176 (21.89%) Configuration Management
23 161 (20.02%) Windows
24 155 (19.28%) Ruby
25 148 (18.41%) DNS
26 134 (16.67%) Ubuntu
26 134 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
27 124 (15.42%) Finance
28 118 (14.68%) Java
29 114 (14.18%) Firewall

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
1 263 (32.71%) Apache
2 108 (13.43%) Tomcat
3 95 (11.82%) nginx
4 44 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (4.35%) OpenStack
6 28 (3.48%) JBoss
7 21 (2.61%) Confluence
8 16 (1.99%) Hubot
9 9 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.00%) IIS
10 8 (1.00%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.87%) Drupal
11 7 (0.87%) Jetty
11 7 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.75%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.50%) Resin
14 3 (0.37%) SAS
14 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 233 (28.98%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.61%) Amazon S3
5 18 (2.24%) SaaS
6 16 (1.99%) IaaS
6 16 (1.99%) Slack
7 12 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 11 (1.37%) AWS OpsWorks
8 11 (1.37%) PaaS
9 9 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.12%) GitHub
10 7 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.50%) Office 365
11 4 (0.50%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.37%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 148 (18.41%) DNS
2 114 (14.18%) Firewall
3 82 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 66 (8.21%) SAN
5 55 (6.84%) LDAP
6 42 (5.22%) LAN
7 41 (5.10%) NAS
8 39 (4.85%) VPN
9 33 (4.10%) DHCP
9 33 (4.10%) WAN
10 30 (3.73%) Internet
11 29 (3.61%) HTTP
12 28 (3.48%) SMTP
13 21 (2.61%) Kerberos
14 20 (2.49%) SSL
14 20 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (1.99%) FTP
15 16 (1.99%) iSCSI
16 13 (1.62%) Asterisk PBX
16 13 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (34.20%) MySQL
2 54 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 45 (5.60%) MongoDB
4 40 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (3.61%) Hadoop
5 29 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 22 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
6 22 (2.74%) Redis
7 16 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.74%) Couchbase
9 10 (1.24%) Big Data
10 8 (1.00%) CouchDB
10 8 (1.00%) MariaDB
11 6 (0.75%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.50%) OLTP
13 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 190 (23.63%) Jenkins
2 54 (6.72%) Git (software)
3 46 (5.72%) JIRA
4 33 (4.10%) Subversion
5 24 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (2.74%) Vagrant
7 16 (1.99%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.74%) GitLab
9 12 (1.49%) Selenium
10 8 (1.00%) Travis CI
11 6 (0.75%) Maven
12 5 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.50%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.50%) Hudson
14 3 (0.37%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.37%) Gerrit
14 3 (0.37%) Gradle
15 2 (0.25%) Artifactory
15 2 (0.25%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 124 (15.42%) Finance
2 68 (8.46%) Law
3 49 (6.09%) Marketing
4 32 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.61%) Retail
6 19 (2.36%) Banking
7 18 (2.24%) Advertising
7 18 (2.24%) Publishing
8 17 (2.11%) Games
9 11 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.75%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.62%) Back Office
12 5 (0.62%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.12%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (28.11%) LAMP
2 70 (8.71%) LEMP Stack
3 68 (8.46%) Web Services
4 23 (2.86%) ELK Stack
5 14 (1.74%) .NET
5 14 (1.74%) Memcached
5 14 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
7 8 (1.00%) JMX
8 7 (0.87%) boto
8 7 (0.87%) Lucene
8 7 (0.87%) Node.js
8 7 (0.87%) OpenVZ
9 6 (0.75%) J2EE
9 6 (0.75%) Java EE
10 5 (0.62%) HornetQ
10 5 (0.62%) JSON
10 5 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (0.50%) Dropwizard
11 4 (0.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 31 (3.86%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.48%) Clustering
4 22 (2.74%) Fintech
5 15 (1.87%) Replication
6 12 (1.49%) iPad
7 11 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.12%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.75%) User Experience
12 5 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.62%) Streaming Video
12 5 (0.62%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.50%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.50%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.50%) VCE vBlock
14 3 (0.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 804 (100.00%) Linux
2 246 (30.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 200 (24.88%) CentOS
4 196 (24.38%) Unix
5 161 (20.02%) Windows
6 134 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 65 (8.08%) Debian
8 63 (7.84%) Windows Server
9 34 (4.23%) Solaris
10 27 (3.36%) SUSE
11 20 (2.49%) HPUX
12 19 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (1.49%) AIX
15 10 (1.24%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.50%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.37%) VMS
17 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (42.04%) DevOps
2 176 (21.89%) Configuration Management
3 134 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (9.70%) High Availability
6 61 (7.59%) E-Commerce
7 59 (7.34%) Load Balancing
8 54 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 54 (6.72%) ITIL
8 54 (6.72%) Open Source
9 45 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
9 45 (5.60%) Web Operations
10 34 (4.23%) Analytics
11 32 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (3.48%) Service Delivery
13 27 (3.36%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (3.36%) Data Analytics
14 26 (3.23%) Project Management
15 23 (2.86%) Continuous Deployment
16 22 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 337 (41.92%) Python
2 281 (34.95%) Bash Shell
3 279 (34.70%) Perl
4 177 (22.01%) PHP
5 155 (19.28%) Ruby
6 118 (14.68%) Java
7 84 (10.45%) Shell Script
8 49 (6.09%) SQL
9 25 (3.11%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.99%) JavaScript
11 8 (1.00%) C
12 7 (0.87%) C#
12 7 (0.87%) Korn
13 6 (0.75%) C++
14 4 (0.50%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.50%) Scala
15 3 (0.37%) Go
16 2 (0.25%) R
16 2 (0.25%) VBScript
17 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (4.10%) Degree
2 20 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (2.36%) RHCE
4 15 (1.87%) CCNA
5 10 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.12%) CCNP
7 8 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.75%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.50%) LPIC
9 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.37%) RHCT
11 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.25%) MCSA
11 2 (0.25%) MCSE
11 2 (0.25%) RHCA
12 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.12%) MCITP
12 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 21 (2.61%) SLA
3 13 (1.62%) QA
4 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 185 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (13.56%) Docker
3 69 (8.58%) KVM
4 64 (7.96%) Active Directory
5 58 (7.21%) NFS
6 48 (5.97%) vSphere
7 40 (4.98%) Xen
8 35 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (2.36%) Postfix
10 17 (2.11%) iptables
11 16 (1.99%) Corosync
12 14 (1.74%) Varnish
13 12 (1.49%) Squid
13 12 (1.49%) VMware ESX
14 10 (1.24%) Hyper-V
14 10 (1.24%) LXC
14 10 (1.24%) Sendmail
14 10 (1.24%) VirtualBox
15 9 (1.12%) Samba
15 9 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 417 (51.87%) Puppet
2 260 (32.34%) Opscode Chef
3 217 (26.99%) Ansible
4 192 (23.88%) Nagios
5 44 (5.47%) HAProxy
6 36 (4.48%) Cacti
6 36 (4.48%) Salt
7 26 (3.23%) logstash
8 22 (2.74%) Cobbler
9 18 (2.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 18 (2.24%) Tivoli
10 15 (1.87%) Red Hat Satellite
10 15 (1.87%) ZABBIX
11 13 (1.62%) CFEngine
11 13 (1.62%) Control-M
11 13 (1.62%) OpenView
12 12 (1.49%) Pacemaker
12 12 (1.49%) Rsyslog
13 11 (1.37%) cPanel
14 9 (1.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 333 (41.42%) VMware
2 303 (37.69%) Red Hat
3 100 (12.44%) Oracle
4 82 (10.20%) Cisco
5 65 (8.08%) Rackspace
6 52 (6.47%) HP
7 49 (6.09%) Microsoft
8 24 (2.99%) Veritas
9 21 (2.61%) Splunk
10 18 (2.24%) Citrix
11 17 (2.11%) NetApp
12 16 (1.99%) 3PAR
12 16 (1.99%) Google
13 15 (1.87%) EMC
13 15 (1.87%) Qualys
14 11 (1.37%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.37%) IBM
15 10 (1.24%) Dell
16 9 (1.12%) F5
16 9 (1.12%) Juniper
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £65,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000 plus a generous benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ingenta UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £41,000 to £57,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits Package (Pension, Bonus etc)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BBC Research & Development
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago