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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 473 461 403
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 433 580 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.58% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.60% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 356 512 650
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
82232 96100 103979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68864 80926 86759
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 £27,498 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -20 223 £52,500 - 14
South East +68 129 £41,750 -7.22% 15
North West -28 18 £30,500 -23.75% 9
Yorkshire -4 14 £40,000 +19.40%
East of England -3 13 £48,000 +23.87% 3
East Midlands +15 11 £33,000 -17.50% 3
South West +12 11 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North East - 10 £32,000 -
West Midlands -12 4 £50,000 +12.99% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 833 (100.00%) Linux
2 397 (47.66%) Puppet
3 322 (38.66%) Python
4 319 (38.30%) Red Hat
5 313 (37.58%) Bash Shell
6 304 (36.49%) VMware
7 301 (36.13%) DevOps
8 277 (33.25%) Perl
9 265 (31.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 245 (29.41%) MySQL
11 228 (27.37%) Apache
12 226 (27.13%) Amazon AWS
13 211 (25.33%) Opscode Chef
14 199 (23.89%) CentOS
15 189 (22.69%) Windows
16 188 (22.57%) Unix
17 169 (20.29%) LAMP
18 161 (19.33%) Ruby
18 161 (19.33%) Ansible
19 157 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
20 152 (18.25%) Jenkins
21 146 (17.53%) Nagios
21 146 (17.53%) Configuration Management
22 145 (17.41%) Ubuntu
23 141 (16.93%) Finance
24 133 (15.97%) PHP
25 117 (14.05%) Oracle
26 109 (13.09%) Firewall
27 106 (12.73%) Docker
28 102 (12.24%) Data Centre

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
1 228 (27.37%) Apache
2 100 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 75 (9.00%) nginx
4 39 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (2.88%) OpenStack
6 23 (2.76%) Hubot
7 22 (2.64%) IIS
8 18 (2.16%) Confluence
9 17 (2.04%) JBoss
10 11 (1.32%) Drupal
11 7 (0.84%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.60%) Eucalyptus
12 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.36%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 226 (27.13%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.48%) SaaS
4 28 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (2.76%) Slack
6 17 (2.04%) Amazon S3
6 17 (2.04%) IaaS
7 14 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (1.56%) Office 365
9 11 (1.32%) PaaS
10 10 (1.20%) GitHub
11 9 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
12 5 (0.60%) Route 53
13 4 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.48%) Heroku
14 3 (0.36%) Datadog
15 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.24%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 109 (13.09%) Firewall
2 99 (11.88%) DNS
3 62 (7.44%) TCP/IP
4 52 (6.24%) LDAP
5 50 (6.00%) SAN
6 47 (5.64%) LAN
6 47 (5.64%) VPN
7 41 (4.92%) WAN
8 35 (4.20%) NAS
9 31 (3.72%) Internet
10 28 (3.36%) HTTP
10 28 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (2.52%) DHCP
12 18 (2.16%) Asterisk PBX
13 17 (2.04%) VLAN
14 16 (1.92%) SMTP
15 15 (1.80%) SSL
16 13 (1.56%) BGP
17 12 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (1.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (29.41%) MySQL
2 58 (6.96%) SQL Server
3 50 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 35 (4.20%) NoSQL
5 33 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (2.88%) Redis
7 20 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 16 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.32%) CouchDB
10 10 (1.20%) Big Data
11 9 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.96%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.72%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.60%) OLTP
14 5 (0.60%) OrientDB
14 5 (0.60%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.60%) VLDB
15 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.24%) Infinispan
16 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 152 (18.25%) Jenkins
2 61 (7.32%) JIRA
3 44 (5.28%) Git (software)
4 42 (5.04%) Subversion
5 29 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (1.32%) GitLab
6 11 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.20%) Selenium
7 10 (1.20%) Travis CI
8 6 (0.72%) Bundler
8 6 (0.72%) Maven
8 6 (0.72%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.36%) Buildbot
9 3 (0.36%) CircleCI
9 3 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.24%) Hudson
10 2 (0.24%) Redmine
10 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
General
1 141 (16.93%) Finance
2 56 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.84%) Law
4 25 (3.00%) Banking
4 25 (3.00%) Marketing
4 25 (3.00%) Retail
5 23 (2.76%) Games
6 15 (1.80%) Advertising
7 14 (1.68%) Publishing
8 8 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.72%) Electronics
10 6 (0.72%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.48%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (20.29%) LAMP
2 88 (10.56%) Web Services
3 55 (6.60%) LEMP Stack
4 21 (2.52%) Memcached
5 14 (1.68%) .NET
6 11 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (1.20%) HTML
8 9 (1.08%) CSS
9 8 (0.96%) ELK Stack
10 7 (0.84%) Ajax
10 7 (0.84%) boto
10 7 (0.84%) JSF
10 7 (0.84%) Lucene
10 7 (0.84%) XHTML
11 6 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (0.60%) Node.js
12 5 (0.60%) Sensu
12 5 (0.60%) XML
13 4 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 102 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 33 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.64%) Fintech
4 21 (2.52%) Clustering
5 17 (2.04%) Replication
6 13 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.44%) iPad
8 11 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.20%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.08%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (0.72%) Online Gambling
12 5 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.60%) EFT
12 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.60%) Online Games
13 3 (0.36%) AS400
13 3 (0.36%) Biology
13 3 (0.36%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 833 (100.00%) Linux
2 265 (31.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 199 (23.89%) CentOS
4 189 (22.69%) Windows
5 188 (22.57%) Unix
6 145 (17.41%) Ubuntu
7 84 (10.08%) Debian
8 76 (9.12%) Windows Server
9 42 (5.04%) Solaris
9 42 (5.04%) SUSE
10 23 (2.76%) AIX
11 21 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (1.92%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.32%) HPUX
15 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.48%) VMS
17 3 (0.36%) zOS
18 2 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (36.13%) DevOps
2 146 (17.53%) Configuration Management
3 92 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (7.80%) ITIL
6 64 (7.68%) E-Commerce
7 62 (7.44%) Open Source
8 60 (7.20%) High Availability
9 49 (5.88%) Load Balancing
10 41 (4.92%) Project Management
11 40 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 37 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (2.76%) Analytics
13 23 (2.76%) ChatOps
13 23 (2.76%) Service Delivery
14 22 (2.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (2.64%) Web Operations
15 21 (2.52%) Scrum
16 19 (2.28%) Security Management
17 18 (2.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 322 (38.66%) Python
2 313 (37.58%) Bash Shell
3 277 (33.25%) Perl
4 161 (19.33%) Ruby
5 133 (15.97%) PHP
6 93 (11.16%) Java
7 72 (8.64%) SQL
8 65 (7.80%) Shell Script
9 40 (4.80%) PowerShell
10 23 (2.76%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.32%) C
12 10 (1.20%) C#
13 7 (0.84%) Korn
14 6 (0.72%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.60%) C++
16 3 (0.36%) Go
16 3 (0.36%) R
17 2 (0.24%) AWK
17 2 (0.24%) sed
18 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (4.80%) Degree
2 22 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.52%) CCNA
3 21 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.68%) RHCE
5 12 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.84%) RHCSA
9 6 (0.72%) MCSA
10 5 (0.60%) LPIC
11 4 (0.48%) CCNP
12 3 (0.36%) RHCA
13 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.24%) MCSE
14 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.12%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.48%) PCI DSS
2 28 (3.36%) SLA
3 15 (1.80%) QA
4 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 157 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (12.73%) Docker
3 73 (8.76%) Active Directory
4 52 (6.24%) KVM
5 45 (5.40%) Xen
6 43 (5.16%) NFS
7 42 (5.04%) vSphere
8 41 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (3.48%) Varnish
10 21 (2.52%) Hyper-V
11 18 (2.16%) iptables
11 18 (2.16%) Postfix
12 16 (1.92%) XenServer
13 12 (1.44%) LXC
14 11 (1.32%) VMware ESX
15 10 (1.20%) Corosync
15 10 (1.20%) GlusterFS
15 10 (1.20%) RHEV
16 9 (1.08%) Sendmail
16 9 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 397 (47.66%) Puppet
2 211 (25.33%) Opscode Chef
3 161 (19.33%) Ansible
4 146 (17.53%) Nagios
5 26 (3.12%) OpenView
6 24 (2.88%) Cobbler
7 23 (2.76%) Cacti
7 23 (2.76%) Control-M
8 21 (2.52%) Salt
9 20 (2.40%) Tivoli
10 16 (1.92%) HAProxy
11 15 (1.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 14 (1.68%) logstash
12 14 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
13 13 (1.56%) NetBackup
13 13 (1.56%) ZABBIX
14 12 (1.44%) cPanel
14 12 (1.44%) Rsyslog
15 10 (1.20%) Pacemaker
16 9 (1.08%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 319 (38.30%) Red Hat
2 304 (36.49%) VMware
3 117 (14.05%) Oracle
4 67 (8.04%) Cisco
5 53 (6.36%) Microsoft
6 47 (5.64%) HP
7 30 (3.60%) Rackspace
8 25 (3.00%) Veritas
9 19 (2.28%) Citrix
10 18 (2.16%) Splunk
11 17 (2.04%) IBM
12 16 (1.92%) NetApp
13 15 (1.80%) Qualys
14 13 (1.56%) 3PAR
15 11 (1.32%) SaltStack
16 10 (1.20%) EMC
17 9 (1.08%) Atlassian
17 9 (1.08%) Dell
18 8 (0.96%) Juniper
19 7 (0.84%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Jellyfish
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Private Medical, Life Ass
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
University of Warwick
Salary: From £39,324 to £46,925 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-52,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago