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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 530 495 418
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 391 534 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 363 451 681
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 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
87998 99707 108539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75045 83110 89630
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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 +37 228 £52,500 +10.52% 29
South East -10 85 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire +19 28 £40,000 - 2
East of England +9 16 £51,250 +13.88% 9
East Midlands +11 11 £35,000 +4.47% 4
North West +8 11 £32,500 -18.75%
South West -24 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
West Midlands -20 2 £41,250 - 1
North East +5 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 875 (100.00%) Linux
2 426 (48.69%) Puppet
3 374 (42.74%) VMware
4 367 (41.94%) Python
5 343 (39.20%) MySQL
6 329 (37.60%) DevOps
7 319 (36.46%) Red Hat
7 319 (36.46%) Bash Shell
8 299 (34.17%) Amazon AWS
9 283 (32.34%) Opscode Chef
10 280 (32.00%) Apache
11 266 (30.40%) CentOS
12 261 (29.83%) LAMP
13 259 (29.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 249 (28.46%) Perl
15 238 (27.20%) Ansible
16 227 (25.94%) Unix
17 222 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 216 (24.69%) PHP
19 205 (23.43%) Jenkins
20 200 (22.86%) DNS
21 197 (22.51%) Nagios
22 181 (20.69%) Configuration Management
23 173 (19.77%) Java
24 159 (18.17%) Ubuntu
25 158 (18.06%) Ruby
25 158 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
26 157 (17.94%) Firewall
27 152 (17.37%) Windows
28 129 (14.74%) Tomcat

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
1 280 (32.00%) Apache
2 129 (14.74%) Tomcat
3 122 (13.94%) nginx
4 66 (7.54%) OpenStack
5 35 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (3.89%) JBoss
7 18 (2.06%) WebLogic
8 15 (1.71%) Confluence
9 11 (1.26%) IIS
10 10 (1.14%) Jetty
11 9 (1.03%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.80%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.46%) Resin
16 3 (0.34%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.34%) Joomla!
16 3 (0.34%) Moodle
16 3 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Project
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 299 (34.17%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (6.63%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 27 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 23 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 22 (2.51%) IaaS
8 21 (2.40%) SaaS
9 16 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.14%) AWS OpsWorks
11 10 (1.14%) SoftLayer
12 9 (1.03%) GitHub
13 7 (0.80%) Office 365
14 6 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.69%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 200 (22.86%) DNS
2 157 (17.94%) Firewall
3 106 (12.11%) TCP/IP
4 85 (9.71%) SAN
5 53 (6.06%) LDAP
6 51 (5.83%) DHCP
7 44 (5.03%) VPN
8 42 (4.80%) NAS
9 38 (4.34%) HTTP
10 36 (4.11%) Internet
10 36 (4.11%) SMTP
11 33 (3.77%) VLAN
12 31 (3.54%) VoIP
13 30 (3.43%) LAN
14 27 (3.09%) WAN
15 26 (2.97%) Kerberos
16 24 (2.74%) SNMP
16 24 (2.74%) SSL
17 19 (2.17%) FTP
18 18 (2.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (39.20%) MySQL
2 55 (6.29%) MongoDB
3 42 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
5 32 (3.66%) SQL Server
6 26 (2.97%) Redis
7 25 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.71%) CouchDB
10 13 (1.49%) Couchbase
10 13 (1.49%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.14%) Big Data
12 9 (1.03%) MariaDB
13 8 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.69%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.46%) OLTP
17 3 (0.34%) DB2
17 3 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 205 (23.43%) Jenkins
2 104 (11.89%) Git (software)
3 39 (4.46%) Vagrant
4 37 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 36 (4.11%) TeamCity
6 31 (3.54%) Subversion
7 21 (2.40%) Selenium
8 16 (1.83%) JIRA
9 10 (1.14%) PHPUnit
10 8 (0.91%) Gerrit
10 8 (0.91%) GitLab
10 8 (0.91%) Maven
10 8 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.80%) Hudson
12 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.46%) Travis CI
14 3 (0.34%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.34%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.34%) Gradle
15 2 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 94 (10.74%) Law
2 79 (9.03%) Finance
3 78 (8.91%) Marketing
4 35 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.17%) Advertising
6 17 (1.94%) Games
7 15 (1.71%) Publishing
8 12 (1.37%) Banking
9 11 (1.26%) Retail
10 10 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.03%) Back Office
12 8 (0.91%) Electronics
13 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) iGaming
15 1 (0.11%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (29.83%) LAMP
2 93 (10.63%) LEMP Stack
3 81 (9.26%) Web Services
4 29 (3.31%) Memcached
5 26 (2.97%) ELK Stack
6 18 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
7 17 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (1.60%) .NET
8 14 (1.60%) JMX
8 14 (1.60%) Node.js
9 13 (1.49%) CSS
9 13 (1.49%) HTML
10 12 (1.37%) J2EE
11 10 (1.14%) Behat
11 10 (1.14%) LAPP Stack
12 8 (0.91%) Akka
12 8 (0.91%) Java EE
13 6 (0.69%) HornetQ
13 6 (0.69%) MCollective
13 6 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.03%) Data Centre
2 42 (4.80%) Clustering
3 31 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.94%) User Experience
6 15 (1.71%) Fintech
7 12 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.37%) Statistics
8 11 (1.26%) HP Storage
9 10 (1.14%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.91%) Private Cloud
10 8 (0.91%) Streaming Video
10 8 (0.91%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.80%) iPad
11 7 (0.80%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.69%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.69%) Replication
12 6 (0.69%) Robotics
12 6 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 875 (100.00%) Linux
2 266 (30.40%) CentOS
3 259 (29.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 227 (25.94%) Unix
5 159 (18.17%) Ubuntu
6 152 (17.37%) Windows
7 84 (9.60%) Debian
8 77 (8.80%) Windows Server
9 41 (4.69%) Solaris
10 34 (3.89%) HPUX
11 28 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (2.74%) SUSE
12 24 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 11 (1.26%) AIX
15 10 (1.14%) Amazon Linux
15 10 (1.14%) Fedora
15 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (37.60%) DevOps
2 181 (20.69%) Configuration Management
3 158 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (11.54%) High Availability
6 84 (9.60%) Load Balancing
7 61 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 60 (6.86%) E-Commerce
9 53 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
10 50 (5.71%) Open Source
11 40 (4.57%) ITIL
12 38 (4.34%) Business Continuity
12 38 (4.34%) Virtual Environments
13 36 (4.11%) Service Management
14 35 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (3.89%) Continuous Delivery
16 29 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
16 29 (3.31%) Web Operations
17 28 (3.20%) Change Management
17 28 (3.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 367 (41.94%) Python
2 319 (36.46%) Bash Shell
3 249 (28.46%) Perl
4 216 (24.69%) PHP
5 173 (19.77%) Java
6 158 (18.06%) Ruby
7 110 (12.57%) Shell Script
8 70 (8.00%) SQL
9 25 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 24 (2.74%) Korn
11 21 (2.40%) C++
12 20 (2.29%) C
13 18 (2.06%) JavaScript
14 8 (0.91%) C#
14 8 (0.91%) Scala
15 4 (0.46%) Go
15 4 (0.46%) Tcl
16 3 (0.34%) AWK
16 3 (0.34%) R
16 3 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (3.54%) Degree
2 19 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (1.94%) RHCE
4 15 (1.71%) CCNP
5 12 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.91%) CCNA
7 8 (0.91%) PhD
8 7 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.57%) RHCT
10 4 (0.46%) CFA
10 4 (0.46%) MBA
10 4 (0.46%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.34%) MCITP
11 3 (0.34%) MCSE
12 1 (0.11%) CCIE
12 1 (0.11%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.51%) SLA
2 15 (1.71%) QA
3 14 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) DICOM
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 222 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (10.97%) Docker
3 82 (9.37%) KVM
4 67 (7.66%) Active Directory
5 53 (6.06%) Xen
6 50 (5.71%) NFS
7 30 (3.43%) vSphere
8 26 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (2.63%) Varnish
10 22 (2.51%) VirtualBox
11 21 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (2.17%) iptables
13 16 (1.83%) Squid
14 15 (1.71%) Corosync
15 13 (1.49%) Postfix
16 12 (1.37%) GlusterFS
17 10 (1.14%) qmail
18 9 (1.03%) Samba
19 8 (0.91%) Hyper-V
19 8 (0.91%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 426 (48.69%) Puppet
2 283 (32.34%) Opscode Chef
3 238 (27.20%) Ansible
4 197 (22.51%) Nagios
5 64 (7.31%) HAProxy
6 57 (6.51%) Salt
7 46 (5.26%) ZABBIX
8 39 (4.46%) Cacti
9 32 (3.66%) logstash
10 25 (2.86%) CFEngine
11 15 (1.71%) Cobbler
12 14 (1.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 11 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
13 11 (1.26%) yum
14 10 (1.14%) cPanel
14 10 (1.14%) Graphite
14 10 (1.14%) Pacemaker
15 9 (1.03%) Kubernetes
15 9 (1.03%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.69%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 374 (42.74%) VMware
2 319 (36.46%) Red Hat
3 88 (10.06%) Oracle
4 85 (9.71%) Cisco
5 68 (7.77%) HP
6 60 (6.86%) Rackspace
7 49 (5.60%) Microsoft
8 30 (3.43%) Splunk
8 30 (3.43%) Veritas
9 27 (3.09%) Google
10 24 (2.74%) 3PAR
11 21 (2.40%) NetApp
12 17 (1.94%) Atlassian
13 16 (1.83%) Juniper
13 16 (1.83%) New Relic
14 15 (1.71%) Citrix
15 14 (1.60%) EMC
16 12 (1.37%) IBM
17 11 (1.26%) F5
18 10 (1.14%) Sun
West London
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits -Contributory pension ma
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £78000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £350000 - £420000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great base, benefits, work/life balance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £65K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago