The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 476 443 377
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 483 577 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.52% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.55% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 430 531 598
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -23 224 £48,500 -3.00% 23
South East -13 120 £44,500 +18.66% 9
East of England -6 43 £45,000 +12.50% 9
South West +2 34 £37,500 +21.95% 2
Yorkshire -13 19 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands - 18 £42,500 -
North West +18 15 £42,500 +10.38% 7
East Midlands +14 9 £32,500 -15.58% 1
North East -15 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 930 (100.00%) Linux
2 473 (50.86%) Red Hat
3 443 (47.63%) Puppet
4 380 (40.86%) MySQL
5 367 (39.46%) Bash Shell
6 359 (38.60%) CentOS
7 353 (37.96%) Perl
8 350 (37.63%) Python
9 335 (36.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 331 (35.59%) VMware
11 290 (31.18%) Apache
12 266 (28.60%) DevOps
13 235 (25.27%) Amazon AWS
14 233 (25.05%) UNIX
15 227 (24.41%) Ubuntu
16 213 (22.90%) Tomcat
17 208 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
18 206 (22.15%) Ruby
19 191 (20.54%) PHP
20 188 (20.22%) Nagios
21 180 (19.35%) Windows
22 169 (18.17%) DNS
23 168 (18.06%) Debian
24 159 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
25 158 (16.99%) Java
26 153 (16.45%) Shell Script
27 145 (15.59%) Open Source
28 142 (15.27%) E-Commerce
29 136 (14.62%) Configuration Management
30 132 (14.19%) Cisco

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 290 (31.18%) Apache
2 213 (22.90%) Tomcat
3 120 (12.90%) nginx
4 53 (5.70%) IIS
5 50 (5.38%) OpenStack
6 29 (3.12%) JBoss
7 25 (2.69%) Apache Solr
8 24 (2.58%) Confluence
9 20 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (1.94%) CMS
11 12 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 12 (1.29%) Jetty
12 11 (1.18%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.86%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.86%) WordPress
14 7 (0.75%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.75%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.65%) Moodle
16 5 (0.54%) Drupal
17 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (0.97%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 235 (25.27%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (9.14%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (4.62%) Amazon S3
4 29 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (3.01%) IaaS
6 27 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 20 (2.15%) Route 53
8 18 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.51%) Joyent
11 13 (1.40%) Rackspace Cloud
11 13 (1.40%) SaaS
12 9 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.86%) SoftLayer
14 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (0.65%) PaaS
16 5 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.54%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.54%) Office 365
17 3 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 169 (18.17%) DNS
2 117 (12.58%) TCP/IP
3 110 (11.83%) SAN
4 93 (10.00%) Firewall
5 72 (7.74%) HTTP
6 65 (6.99%) DHCP
7 55 (5.91%) SMTP
8 54 (5.81%) LDAP
9 49 (5.27%) VPN
10 45 (4.84%) Internet
11 38 (4.09%) FTP
12 37 (3.98%) SSH
13 33 (3.55%) NAS
14 27 (2.90%) VLAN
14 27 (2.90%) LAN
15 23 (2.47%) VoIP
15 23 (2.47%) IMAP
16 21 (2.26%) iSCSI
17 19 (2.04%) Network Security
17 19 (2.04%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (40.86%) MySQL
2 71 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 48 (5.16%) SQL Server
5 41 (4.41%) Redis
6 39 (4.19%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.69%) Hadoop
8 24 (2.58%) Big Data
9 19 (2.04%) MariaDB
10 18 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 14 (1.51%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.40%) Informix
15 10 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.97%) CouchDB
17 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (0.65%) DB2
17 6 (0.65%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 119 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 98 (10.54%) Jenkins
3 81 (8.71%) Subversion
4 24 (2.58%) JIRA
5 15 (1.61%) Maven
6 13 (1.40%) Ant
7 10 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (1.08%) Hudson
8 8 (0.86%) Emacs
9 7 (0.75%) Selenium
10 5 (0.54%) FishEye
11 4 (0.43%) GDB
11 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.43%) Gradle
12 3 (0.32%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.22%) Bazaar
13 2 (0.22%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
General
1 105 (11.29%) Finance
2 80 (8.60%) Games
3 36 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.55%) Banking
5 21 (2.26%) Retail
6 17 (1.83%) Law
7 16 (1.72%) French Language
8 15 (1.61%) Advertising
9 12 (1.29%) Online Betting
10 11 (1.18%) Publishing
11 6 (0.65%) Marketing
12 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.54%) Billing
12 5 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.32%) Electronics
13 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
14 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (12.58%) LAMP
2 109 (11.72%) Web Services
3 35 (3.76%) Memcached
4 20 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
5 17 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (1.61%) .NET
7 12 (1.29%) HTML
8 9 (0.97%) CSS
8 9 (0.97%) XML
9 8 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (0.65%) J2EE
11 5 (0.54%) JSON
11 5 (0.54%) REST
12 4 (0.43%) jQuery
13 3 (0.32%) OAuth
13 3 (0.32%) AppFabric
13 3 (0.32%) FastCGI
13 3 (0.32%) Alternative PHP Cache
13 3 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 145 (15.59%) Open Source
2 38 (4.09%) Replication
3 33 (3.55%) Clustering
4 27 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.37%) iPhone
6 22 (2.37%) Derivative
7 20 (2.15%) Eurex
8 17 (1.83%) Online Games
9 16 (1.72%) Blackberry
10 15 (1.61%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.29%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.29%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.08%) EqualLogic
14 9 (0.97%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 8 (0.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 930 (100.00%) Linux
2 359 (38.60%) CentOS
3 335 (36.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 233 (25.05%) UNIX
5 227 (24.41%) Ubuntu
6 180 (19.35%) Windows
7 168 (18.06%) Debian
8 88 (9.46%) Solaris
9 49 (5.27%) Fedora
10 46 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (3.87%) Android
12 31 (3.33%) SUSE
13 29 (3.12%) Mac OS X
14 22 (2.37%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (1.72%) Windows Phone
17 14 (1.51%) Apple iOS
18 10 (1.08%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.86%) HPUX
20 7 (0.75%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (28.60%) DevOps
2 142 (15.27%) E-Commerce
3 136 (14.62%) Configuration Management
4 101 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (8.39%) ITIL
6 69 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 34 (3.66%) Migration
9 33 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (3.23%) Service Delivery
11 29 (3.12%) Time Management
12 27 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (2.58%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (2.26%) Auto-Scaling
14 21 (2.26%) Project Management
15 17 (1.83%) Security Management
15 17 (1.83%) Scrum
15 17 (1.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (1.83%) Software Testing
16 15 (1.61%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 367 (39.46%) Bash Shell
2 353 (37.96%) Perl
3 350 (37.63%) Python
4 206 (22.15%) Ruby
5 191 (20.54%) PHP
6 158 (16.99%) Java
7 153 (16.45%) Shell Script
8 114 (12.26%) SQL
9 22 (2.37%) C++
9 22 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 18 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 18 (1.94%) JavaScript
10 18 (1.94%) C
11 16 (1.72%) VBScript
12 15 (1.61%) AWK
13 9 (0.97%) Tcl
13 9 (0.97%) Scala
13 9 (0.97%) sed
14 8 (0.86%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 58 (6.24%) Degree
2 38 (4.09%) RHCE
3 24 (2.58%) RHCSA
4 21 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.18%) MCSE
8 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.65%) CCNA
9 6 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.54%) LPIC
11 3 (0.32%) RHCA
12 2 (0.22%) MCITP
12 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.22%) SCSA
13 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.11%) Linux+ Certification
13 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.66%) SLA
2 29 (3.12%) QA
3 15 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 159 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 54 (5.81%) vSphere
3 52 (5.59%) Varnish
3 52 (5.59%) NFS
4 46 (4.95%) Xen
5 44 (4.73%) KVM
6 38 (4.09%) Docker
7 28 (3.01%) VMware ESX
8 21 (2.26%) Postfix
9 13 (1.40%) iptables
9 13 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.29%) Samba
11 10 (1.08%) XenServer
11 10 (1.08%) LXC
11 10 (1.08%) GlusterFS
12 8 (0.86%) XenApp
13 7 (0.75%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.75%) Squid
14 6 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 443 (47.63%) Puppet
2 208 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
3 188 (20.22%) Nagios
4 66 (7.10%) Ansible
5 52 (5.59%) ZABBIX
6 41 (4.41%) Cacti
7 39 (4.19%) Vagrant
8 31 (3.33%) Salt
9 25 (2.69%) logstash
10 17 (1.83%) CFEngine
11 16 (1.72%) Graphite
12 15 (1.61%) Check_MK
12 15 (1.61%) HAProxy
12 15 (1.61%) Ganglia
13 13 (1.40%) Capistrano
14 10 (1.08%) Opsview
14 10 (1.08%) Tivoli
15 9 (0.97%) Munin
15 9 (0.97%) SmokePing
15 9 (0.97%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 473 (50.86%) Red Hat
2 331 (35.59%) VMware
3 132 (14.19%) Cisco
4 128 (13.76%) Oracle
5 80 (8.60%) Microsoft
6 65 (6.99%) HP
7 37 (3.98%) Rackspace
8 35 (3.76%) IBM
9 31 (3.33%) Juniper
9 31 (3.33%) Google
10 25 (2.69%) Sun
11 24 (2.58%) Citrix
11 24 (2.58%) NetApp
12 20 (2.15%) NYFIX
12 20 (2.15%) Patsystems
12 20 (2.15%) GL TRADE
12 20 (2.15%) Percona
13 19 (2.04%) EMC
14 17 (1.83%) Dell
14 17 (1.83%) SolarWinds
London
Tower Research Capital
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits incl health
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55k + discretionary bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Theale, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago