The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 425 430 389
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 573 493 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.51% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 495 432 588
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -13 294 £50,000 - 48
South East +3 132 £40,000 -5.88% 12
East of England +6 57 £43,500 -1.13% 8
Yorkshire -42 35 £38,000 +18.75% 1
North West +5 17 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South West -4 17 £42,500 +21.42% 2
East Midlands 0 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -7 7 £44,000 +54.38% 1
North East -3 4 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1158 (100.00%) Linux
2 541 (46.72%) Red Hat
3 511 (44.13%) Puppet
4 417 (36.01%) Python
5 416 (35.92%) MySQL
6 396 (34.20%) Bash Shell
7 377 (32.56%) Perl
8 347 (29.97%) Apache
9 321 (27.72%) UNIX
10 317 (27.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 312 (26.94%) Ubuntu
12 308 (26.60%) CentOS
13 305 (26.34%) DevOps
14 274 (23.66%) Debian
15 273 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
16 263 (22.71%) VMware
17 239 (20.64%) PHP
17 239 (20.64%) Ruby
18 235 (20.29%) Java
19 225 (19.43%) Windows
20 211 (18.22%) DNS
21 205 (17.70%) Nagios
22 203 (17.53%) Configuration Management
23 193 (16.67%) Open Source
24 188 (16.23%) Tomcat
25 178 (15.37%) TCP/IP
26 166 (14.34%) PostgreSQL
27 158 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
28 151 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
29 149 (12.87%) LAMP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 347 (29.97%) Apache
2 188 (16.23%) Tomcat
3 127 (10.97%) nginx
4 58 (5.01%) OpenStack
5 48 (4.15%) Node.js
6 37 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (2.50%) CMS
8 26 (2.25%) WebSphere
9 21 (1.81%) IIS
10 20 (1.73%) Jetty
10 20 (1.73%) WebLogic
11 18 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 17 (1.47%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.30%) MS Exchange
14 14 (1.21%) Drupal
15 11 (0.95%) CloudStack
16 9 (0.78%) Confluence
17 8 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
17 8 (0.69%) WordPress
18 6 (0.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 22 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.086%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 19 (1.64%) Magento
2 9 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) Summit
5 1 (0.086%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 158 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (3.89%) SaaS
4 26 (2.25%) Amazon S3
5 17 (1.47%) Basecamp
6 12 (1.04%) GitHub
6 12 (1.04%) Joyent
7 10 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.86%) Rackspace Cloud
8 7 (0.60%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.43%) Route 53
11 4 (0.35%) Office 365
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (0.086%) PaaS
13 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 211 (18.22%) DNS
2 178 (15.37%) TCP/IP
3 135 (11.66%) Firewall
3 135 (11.66%) HTTP
4 118 (10.19%) SAN
5 94 (8.12%) LDAP
6 91 (7.86%) DHCP
7 81 (6.99%) VPN
8 75 (6.48%) SMTP
9 74 (6.39%) Internet
10 53 (4.58%) VoIP
11 42 (3.63%) NAS
12 36 (3.11%) FTP
12 36 (3.11%) VLAN
13 35 (3.02%) SSL
14 27 (2.33%) SSH
15 22 (1.90%) SNMP
16 19 (1.64%) tcpdump
17 18 (1.55%) Kerberos
18 17 (1.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (35.92%) MySQL
2 166 (14.34%) PostgreSQL
3 100 (8.64%) Redis
4 80 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 76 (6.56%) MongoDB
6 70 (6.04%) Relational Database
7 53 (4.58%) RDBMS
8 43 (3.71%) Big Data
9 37 (3.20%) Hadoop
10 32 (2.76%) SQL Server
11 30 (2.59%) Oracle Database
12 27 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (1.55%) HBase
14 16 (1.38%) Couchbase
15 15 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.69%) RavenDB
18 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (0.52%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 107 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 105 (9.07%) Jenkins
3 61 (5.27%) Subversion
4 49 (4.23%) JIRA
5 16 (1.38%) Maven
6 15 (1.30%) Mercurial
7 9 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.60%) CruiseControl
8 7 (0.60%) Hudson
9 6 (0.52%) Juju
10 5 (0.43%) Artifactory
10 5 (0.43%) Ant
11 4 (0.35%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.17%) Redmine
12 2 (0.17%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.17%) Expression Web
12 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.086%) JUnit
13 1 (0.086%) Selenium
General
1 108 (9.33%) Finance
2 72 (6.22%) Games
3 42 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 23 (1.99%) Retail
5 21 (1.81%) Banking
5 21 (1.81%) Online Betting
6 18 (1.55%) Law
7 16 (1.38%) Marketing
8 14 (1.21%) Advertising
9 12 (1.04%) Legal
10 11 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.86%) Publishing
12 6 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.52%) Front Office
12 6 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.35%) Electronics
13 4 (0.35%) Back Office
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
15 1 (0.086%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (12.87%) LAMP
2 93 (8.03%) Web Services
3 27 (2.33%) Django
4 23 (1.99%) XML
5 19 (1.64%) .NET
6 16 (1.38%) JSON
6 16 (1.38%) CSS
7 14 (1.21%) Sphinx
7 14 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (1.12%) Middleware
9 12 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (0.69%) Memcached
10 8 (0.69%) HTML
11 7 (0.60%) J2EE
11 7 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (0.60%) RESTful
12 6 (0.52%) CGI
13 4 (0.35%) Java EE
13 4 (0.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 193 (16.67%) Open Source
2 75 (6.48%) Clustering
3 66 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 49 (4.23%) Social Media
5 45 (3.89%) Replication
6 28 (2.42%) Online Games
7 26 (2.25%) Derivative
8 25 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.04%) Spread Betting
11 11 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (0.95%) PKI
12 10 (0.86%) Streaming Video
13 9 (0.78%) HP StorageWorks
14 8 (0.69%) LPAR
15 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (0.60%) iPad
16 6 (0.52%) IPTV
16 6 (0.52%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1158 (100.00%) Linux
2 321 (27.72%) UNIX
3 317 (27.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 312 (26.94%) Ubuntu
5 308 (26.60%) CentOS
6 274 (23.66%) Debian
7 225 (19.43%) Windows
8 127 (10.97%) Solaris
9 46 (3.97%) AIX
10 39 (3.37%) SUSE
11 37 (3.20%) HPUX
12 35 (3.02%) OpenBSD
13 34 (2.94%) Mac OS X
14 31 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (2.25%) Android
15 26 (2.25%) Apple iOS
16 24 (2.07%) Windows 7
17 23 (1.99%) Fedora
18 17 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (1.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (26.34%) DevOps
2 203 (17.53%) Configuration Management
3 132 (11.40%) E-Commerce
4 87 (7.51%) Load Balancing
5 84 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
6 80 (6.91%) ITIL
7 59 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 47 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (3.89%) Analytics
11 36 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (2.94%) Scrum
12 34 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
13 32 (2.76%) Build Automation
14 29 (2.50%) Service Delivery
14 29 (2.50%) Time Management
14 29 (2.50%) Problem Management
15 24 (2.07%) Migration
16 19 (1.64%) Social Media Monitoring
17 18 (1.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 417 (36.01%) Python
2 396 (34.20%) Bash Shell
3 377 (32.56%) Perl
4 239 (20.64%) PHP
4 239 (20.64%) Ruby
5 235 (20.29%) Java
6 129 (11.14%) Shell Script
7 118 (10.19%) SQL
8 44 (3.80%) C
9 32 (2.76%) AWK
10 23 (1.99%) Scala
11 20 (1.73%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.55%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.30%) sed
14 14 (1.21%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.12%) C++
16 9 (0.78%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.43%) Korn
17 5 (0.43%) Lua
18 4 (0.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 131 (11.31%) Degree
2 48 (4.15%) RHCE
3 26 (2.25%) MCSE
3 26 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (1.04%) LPIC
8 11 (0.95%) OCP
8 11 (0.95%) Linux+ Certification
9 9 (0.78%) CCNA
9 9 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.43%) CCNP
10 5 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.35%) MCITP
11 4 (0.35%) PhD
12 3 (0.26%) RHCA
12 3 (0.26%) RHCT
13 2 (0.17%) CISSP
13 2 (0.17%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.23%) QA
2 26 (2.25%) SLA
3 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (10.10%) KVM
3 76 (6.56%) Active Directory
4 72 (6.22%) NFS
5 70 (6.04%) Xen
6 51 (4.40%) Postfix
7 44 (3.80%) vSphere
8 39 (3.37%) Varnish
9 36 (3.11%) Samba
10 24 (2.07%) Sendmail
11 23 (1.99%) VMware ESX
12 20 (1.73%) XenServer
13 17 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (1.30%) Squid
15 14 (1.21%) Hyper-V
16 11 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (0.69%) qmail
18 7 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 6 (0.52%) Docker
20 5 (0.43%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 511 (44.13%) Puppet
2 273 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
3 205 (17.70%) Nagios
4 48 (4.15%) Cacti
5 37 (3.20%) Ansible
5 37 (3.20%) Salt
6 36 (3.11%) Ganglia
7 35 (3.02%) ZABBIX
8 32 (2.76%) logstash
9 28 (2.42%) Vagrant
10 25 (2.16%) CFEngine
11 24 (2.07%) SCOM
12 21 (1.81%) Zenoss
12 21 (1.81%) HAProxy
13 20 (1.73%) NetBackup
14 17 (1.47%) Tivoli
15 16 (1.38%) SCCM
16 12 (1.04%) Backup Exec
17 11 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 11 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 541 (46.72%) Red Hat
2 263 (22.71%) VMware
3 104 (8.98%) Oracle
4 100 (8.64%) Cisco
5 95 (8.20%) Microsoft
6 64 (5.53%) HP
7 58 (5.01%) JBoss
8 40 (3.45%) Rackspace
9 24 (2.07%) Veritas
10 23 (1.99%) IBM
11 21 (1.81%) EMC
12 20 (1.73%) SaltStack
12 20 (1.73%) Percona
13 19 (1.64%) Citrix
13 19 (1.64%) Sun
14 18 (1.55%) Juniper
15 15 (1.30%) SAP
16 14 (1.21%) Facebook
17 13 (1.12%) Atlassian
17 13 (1.12%) Google
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 9% Pension, Healthcare, Life Insur
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago