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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
UK / England
Rank 484 465 443
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 391 545 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.59% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.61% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 311 479 527
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%

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
76201 89097 95104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63797 75537 79690
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -44 199 £50,000 -4.76% 13
South East +83 110 £45,000 - 14
East of England +25 29 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East Midlands +22 20 £36,250 -9.37%
South West -4 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire -6 7 £55,000 +46.66% 2
North West -41 7 £55,000 +50.68% 3
West Midlands -5 4 £36,250 -15.69% 2
North East - 4 £42,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 803 (100.00%) Linux
2 348 (43.34%) Puppet
3 303 (37.73%) Red Hat
4 298 (37.11%) Bash Shell
5 279 (34.74%) DevOps
6 267 (33.25%) VMware
7 266 (33.13%) Python
8 255 (31.76%) MySQL
9 228 (28.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 217 (27.02%) Perl
11 205 (25.53%) Apache
12 204 (25.40%) CentOS
13 201 (25.03%) Amazon AWS
14 188 (23.41%) Opscode Chef
15 184 (22.91%) Unix
16 176 (21.92%) Windows
17 169 (21.05%) Ubuntu
18 168 (20.92%) LAMP
19 139 (17.31%) Jenkins
20 138 (17.19%) Ansible
21 135 (16.81%) Ruby
21 135 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
22 134 (16.69%) Nagios
23 126 (15.69%) Configuration Management
24 117 (14.57%) PHP
25 111 (13.82%) Firewall
26 110 (13.70%) Finance
27 107 (13.33%) Oracle
28 104 (12.95%) Debian
29 94 (11.71%) Docker

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
1 205 (25.53%) Apache
2 89 (11.08%) Tomcat
3 68 (8.47%) nginx
4 35 (4.36%) IIS
5 31 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (3.74%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.99%) Hubot
8 14 (1.74%) JBoss
9 10 (1.25%) Confluence
10 9 (1.12%) Drupal
11 7 (0.87%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.75%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.62%) Eucalyptus
13 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.37%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 201 (25.03%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.86%) SaaS
3 36 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.12%) Office 365
5 17 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (1.99%) Slack
7 14 (1.74%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.37%) GitHub
8 11 (1.37%) IaaS
8 11 (1.37%) PaaS
9 7 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.62%) Route 53
11 4 (0.50%) Datadog
11 4 (0.50%) Oracle CX
12 3 (0.37%) Heroku
13 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 111 (13.82%) Firewall
2 88 (10.96%) DNS
3 60 (7.47%) TCP/IP
4 59 (7.35%) VPN
5 56 (6.97%) LDAP
6 54 (6.72%) SAN
7 44 (5.48%) LAN
8 39 (4.86%) WAN
9 31 (3.86%) Internet
10 28 (3.49%) DHCP
11 26 (3.24%) HTTP
12 24 (2.99%) NAS
13 22 (2.74%) VLAN
13 22 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (2.62%) Asterisk PBX
15 15 (1.87%) SNMP
16 14 (1.74%) SMTP
17 11 (1.37%) BGP
17 11 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (1.25%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (31.76%) MySQL
2 58 (7.22%) SQL Server
3 40 (4.98%) MongoDB
4 34 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 19 (2.37%) Hadoop
6 19 (2.37%) Redis
7 10 (1.25%) MariaDB
7 10 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.00%) Big Data
9 7 (0.87%) Couchbase
10 6 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.75%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.62%) OLTP
11 5 (0.62%) OrientDB
11 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.62%) VLDB
12 4 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.37%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 139 (17.31%) Jenkins
2 53 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.60%) JIRA
3 42 (5.23%) Subversion
4 23 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (1.62%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.25%) GitLab
7 8 (1.00%) Bundler
8 7 (0.87%) Travis CI
9 6 (0.75%) Maven
10 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.37%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.37%) Buildbot
11 3 (0.37%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.37%) Selenium
12 2 (0.25%) Redmine
12 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.12%) Gradle
13 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 110 (13.70%) Finance
2 68 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.24%) Marketing
4 21 (2.62%) Games
4 21 (2.62%) Law
5 18 (2.24%) Retail
6 16 (1.99%) Banking
6 16 (1.99%) Publishing
7 10 (1.25%) Advertising
8 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.75%) Back Office
9 6 (0.75%) Electronics
10 4 (0.50%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (20.92%) LAMP
2 74 (9.22%) Web Services
3 51 (6.35%) LEMP Stack
4 16 (1.99%) .NET
5 14 (1.74%) Memcached
6 13 (1.62%) HTML
7 12 (1.49%) CSS
8 11 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (1.25%) Ajax
9 10 (1.25%) JSF
9 10 (1.25%) XHTML
10 8 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (0.87%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (0.75%) Middleware
12 6 (0.75%) XML
13 5 (0.62%) Kafka
13 5 (0.62%) Node.js
13 5 (0.62%) Sensu
14 3 (0.37%) Lucene
14 3 (0.37%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 33 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 20 (2.49%) Fintech
4 17 (2.12%) Clustering
5 15 (1.87%) Replication
6 11 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.00%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.00%) iPad
7 8 (1.00%) Public Cloud
8 7 (0.87%) Private Cloud
9 6 (0.75%) Online Gambling
10 5 (0.62%) EFT
10 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (0.62%) Online Games
11 4 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.37%) AS400
12 3 (0.37%) Derivative
12 3 (0.37%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 803 (100.00%) Linux
2 228 (28.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 204 (25.40%) CentOS
4 184 (22.91%) Unix
5 176 (21.92%) Windows
6 169 (21.05%) Ubuntu
7 104 (12.95%) Debian
8 75 (9.34%) Windows Server
9 41 (5.11%) Solaris
10 36 (4.48%) SUSE
11 24 (2.99%) AIX
12 23 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (1.74%) HPUX
15 8 (1.00%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.37%) zOS
19 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
19 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (34.74%) DevOps
2 126 (15.69%) Configuration Management
3 73 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (7.60%) Open Source
6 60 (7.47%) ITIL
7 52 (6.48%) High Availability
8 47 (5.85%) Load Balancing
9 45 (5.60%) E-Commerce
10 40 (4.98%) Project Management
11 35 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (3.11%) Service Delivery
14 20 (2.49%) Problem Management
14 20 (2.49%) Security Patching
15 18 (2.24%) Analytics
16 17 (2.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (2.12%) Security Management
16 17 (2.12%) Web Operations
17 16 (1.99%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (37.11%) Bash Shell
2 266 (33.13%) Python
3 217 (27.02%) Perl
4 135 (16.81%) Ruby
5 117 (14.57%) PHP
6 80 (9.96%) SQL
7 79 (9.84%) Java
8 55 (6.85%) Shell Script
9 42 (5.23%) PowerShell
10 28 (3.49%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.37%) C
11 11 (1.37%) C#
12 8 (1.00%) Korn
13 6 (0.75%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.62%) C++
15 3 (0.37%) Go
15 3 (0.37%) R
16 2 (0.25%) AWK
16 2 (0.25%) C-shell
16 2 (0.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 53 (6.60%) Degree
2 26 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.62%) CCNA
3 21 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.37%) MCSA
6 9 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.00%) RHCE
8 7 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.62%) MCSE
10 4 (0.50%) LPIC
10 4 (0.50%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.25%) CCNP
11 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.25%) RHCA
12 1 (0.12%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.36%) SLA
2 19 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.12%) QA
4 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 135 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (11.71%) Docker
3 74 (9.22%) Active Directory
4 39 (4.86%) KVM
5 38 (4.73%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (4.61%) NFS
7 36 (4.48%) Xen
8 32 (3.99%) vSphere
9 26 (3.24%) Hyper-V
10 25 (3.11%) Varnish
11 22 (2.74%) XenServer
12 18 (2.24%) iptables
13 12 (1.49%) LXC
14 10 (1.25%) Postfix
15 8 (1.00%) GlusterFS
15 8 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.87%) RHEV
16 7 (0.87%) Squid
16 7 (0.87%) VMware ESX
16 7 (0.87%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 348 (43.34%) Puppet
2 188 (23.41%) Opscode Chef
3 138 (17.19%) Ansible
4 134 (16.69%) Nagios
5 26 (3.24%) OpenView
6 23 (2.86%) Cacti
7 21 (2.62%) Control-M
8 20 (2.49%) Cobbler
9 15 (1.87%) HAProxy
9 15 (1.87%) Salt
10 13 (1.62%) Tivoli
11 12 (1.49%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.49%) ZABBIX
12 11 (1.37%) cPanel
12 11 (1.37%) Icinga
13 10 (1.25%) logstash
13 10 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 10 (1.25%) Terraform
14 9 (1.12%) Kubernetes
14 9 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 303 (37.73%) Red Hat
2 267 (33.25%) VMware
3 107 (13.33%) Oracle
4 55 (6.85%) Microsoft
5 51 (6.35%) Cisco
6 41 (5.11%) HP
7 22 (2.74%) Splunk
8 21 (2.62%) Veritas
9 18 (2.24%) Rackspace
10 17 (2.12%) Citrix
10 17 (2.12%) NetApp
11 14 (1.74%) EMC
11 14 (1.74%) IBM
12 13 (1.62%) 3PAR
12 13 (1.62%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.37%) Juniper
13 11 (1.37%) SaltStack
14 10 (1.25%) Sun
15 7 (0.87%) Qualys
15 7 (0.87%) SAP
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + PHI, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 7 days ago