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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 523 452 439
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 410 568 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.54% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 344 492 475
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
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 £27,500 £26,500
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -23 188 £47,500 -5.00% 21
South East -33 86 £45,000 +28.57% 7
South West +3 39 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East of England -16 39 £46,500 +6.89% 6
North West +2 19 £42,000 +9.09% 3
West Midlands +5 16 £41,250 +65.00% 2
Yorkshire -24 15 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East Midlands +8 8 £33,000 -17.50% 1
North East -4 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Linux Systems Administrator
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Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 887 (100.00%) Linux
2 452 (50.96%) Red Hat
3 403 (45.43%) Puppet
4 367 (41.38%) MySQL
5 337 (37.99%) Bash Shell
6 326 (36.75%) Python
7 313 (35.29%) VMware
8 304 (34.27%) CentOS
9 301 (33.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 295 (33.26%) Perl
11 275 (31.00%) Apache
12 248 (27.96%) DevOps
13 244 (27.51%) UNIX
14 212 (23.90%) Amazon AWS
15 198 (22.32%) Tomcat
16 195 (21.98%) Ubuntu
17 179 (20.18%) Opscode Chef
18 178 (20.07%) DNS
19 173 (19.50%) Windows
20 171 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
21 168 (18.94%) Nagios
22 167 (18.83%) Ruby
23 146 (16.46%) PHP
24 145 (16.35%) Debian
25 143 (16.12%) Shell Script
26 138 (15.56%) Oracle
27 132 (14.88%) Java
28 127 (14.32%) Git (software)
29 126 (14.21%) E-Commerce
30 125 (14.09%) Configuration Management

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 275 (31.00%) Apache
2 198 (22.32%) Tomcat
3 88 (9.92%) nginx
4 35 (3.95%) OpenStack
5 31 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (3.49%) IIS
6 29 (3.27%) JBoss
7 21 (2.37%) MS Exchange
8 20 (2.25%) Apache Solr
9 19 (2.14%) CMS
10 18 (2.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 17 (1.92%) SharePoint
12 16 (1.80%) WebSphere
13 11 (1.24%) Confluence
14 7 (0.79%) Drupal
15 6 (0.68%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.68%) Moodle
16 5 (0.56%) Node.js
16 5 (0.56%) Jetty
16 5 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (1.01%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 212 (23.90%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (2.93%) Amazon S3
4 22 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 19 (2.14%) IaaS
6 18 (2.03%) Route 53
7 14 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.47%) Joyent
8 13 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.24%) Office 365
11 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (0.68%) SaaS
13 5 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
13 5 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.45%) PaaS
15 3 (0.34%) Taleo
15 3 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.34%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 178 (20.07%) DNS
2 118 (13.30%) Firewall
3 105 (11.84%) SAN
4 93 (10.48%) TCP/IP
5 71 (8.00%) DHCP
6 67 (7.55%) HTTP
7 63 (7.10%) VPN
8 61 (6.88%) LDAP
9 42 (4.74%) Internet
10 37 (4.17%) NAS
11 35 (3.95%) VLAN
12 31 (3.49%) SMTP
13 23 (2.59%) iSCSI
14 22 (2.48%) Network Security
15 20 (2.25%) FTP
15 20 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (2.14%) SSL
16 19 (2.14%) SSH
17 18 (2.03%) BIG-IP
17 18 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (41.38%) MySQL
2 81 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (5.64%) SQL Server
4 47 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 46 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 29 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 23 (2.59%) Redis
8 20 (2.25%) MariaDB
9 16 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.13%) Big Data
12 10 (1.13%) Informix
13 5 (0.56%) DB2
13 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.45%) Riak
14 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 127 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 94 (10.60%) Jenkins
3 73 (8.23%) Subversion
4 25 (2.82%) Selenium
5 19 (2.14%) Hudson
6 18 (2.03%) JIRA
7 15 (1.69%) Emacs
8 6 (0.68%) Maven
9 5 (0.56%) Ant
9 5 (0.56%) GDB
10 4 (0.45%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.34%) FishEye
11 3 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.23%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.23%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.23%) Bazaar
13 1 (0.11%) Toad
General
1 111 (12.51%) Finance
2 49 (5.52%) Games
3 44 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.17%) Banking
5 20 (2.25%) Retail
6 18 (2.03%) Online Betting
7 14 (1.58%) Publishing
8 12 (1.35%) Marketing
9 10 (1.13%) Law
10 7 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.68%) Legal
11 6 (0.68%) Advertising
12 5 (0.56%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (12.74%) Web Services
2 112 (12.63%) LAMP
3 20 (2.25%) Memcached
4 18 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
5 15 (1.69%) .NET
6 14 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (1.47%) CSS
8 11 (1.24%) HTML
8 11 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (1.01%) boto
9 9 (1.01%) Lucene
10 6 (0.68%) JSON
10 6 (0.68%) REST
11 5 (0.56%) Sensu
11 5 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (0.56%) XML
12 4 (0.45%) J2EE
12 4 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.34%) jQuery
13 3 (0.34%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.98%) Data Centre
2 35 (3.95%) Clustering
3 34 (3.83%) Replication
4 33 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (2.14%) Derivative
8 19 (2.14%) Online Games
8 19 (2.14%) EqualLogic
9 18 (2.03%) Eurex
10 16 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 16 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.58%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.35%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.13%) Digital Media
14 9 (1.01%) iPhone
15 7 (0.79%) Equities
15 7 (0.79%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 887 (100.00%) Linux
2 304 (34.27%) CentOS
3 301 (33.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 244 (27.51%) UNIX
5 195 (21.98%) Ubuntu
6 173 (19.50%) Windows
7 145 (16.35%) Debian
8 89 (10.03%) Solaris
9 61 (6.88%) Fedora
10 31 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (3.38%) SUSE
12 28 (3.16%) Mac OS X
13 25 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
14 22 (2.48%) Android
15 21 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (1.47%) Apple iOS
17 11 (1.24%) HPUX
18 9 (1.01%) AIX
19 7 (0.79%) Windows Phone
19 7 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (27.96%) DevOps
2 126 (14.21%) E-Commerce
3 125 (14.09%) Configuration Management
4 114 (12.85%) Open Source
5 108 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (8.68%) ITIL
7 59 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (5.30%) Load Balancing
8 47 (5.30%) Migration
9 40 (4.51%) Service Delivery
10 28 (3.16%) Time Management
11 26 (2.93%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (2.93%) Server Building
12 25 (2.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (2.71%) Scrum
14 23 (2.59%) Change Control
15 21 (2.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (2.25%) Software Delivery
16 20 (2.25%) Problem Management
17 19 (2.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 337 (37.99%) Bash Shell
2 326 (36.75%) Python
3 295 (33.26%) Perl
4 167 (18.83%) Ruby
5 146 (16.46%) PHP
6 143 (16.12%) Shell Script
7 132 (14.88%) Java
8 115 (12.97%) SQL
9 31 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 25 (2.82%) JavaScript
11 22 (2.48%) C++
12 11 (1.24%) Korn
12 11 (1.24%) C
13 10 (1.13%) Tcl
14 7 (0.79%) AWK
14 7 (0.79%) Scala
15 6 (0.68%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.68%) C#
15 6 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 76 (8.57%) Degree
2 40 (4.51%) RHCE
3 27 (3.04%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.48%) RHCSA
5 17 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.13%) RHCA
7 10 (1.13%) MCSE
8 9 (1.01%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.68%) LPIC
10 5 (0.56%) CCNA
10 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.34%) MySQL Certification
11 3 (0.34%) IC3 Certification
12 2 (0.23%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.23%) MCITP
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.11%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.38%) SLA
2 22 (2.48%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.03%) QA
4 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 171 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (6.54%) NFS
3 56 (6.31%) vSphere
4 54 (6.09%) KVM
5 51 (5.75%) Active Directory
5 51 (5.75%) Xen
6 44 (4.96%) Varnish
7 42 (4.74%) Docker
8 31 (3.49%) Postfix
9 29 (3.27%) VMware ESX
10 19 (2.14%) iptables
11 16 (1.80%) Samba
12 10 (1.13%) XenApp
13 9 (1.01%) XenServer
13 9 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.90%) Hyper-V
15 7 (0.79%) qmail
15 7 (0.79%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.79%) LXC
16 6 (0.68%) Squid
Systems Management
1 403 (45.43%) Puppet
2 179 (20.18%) Opscode Chef
3 168 (18.94%) Nagios
4 60 (6.76%) Ansible
5 40 (4.51%) Cacti
6 38 (4.28%) Vagrant
7 24 (2.71%) ZABBIX
8 20 (2.25%) Salt
9 19 (2.14%) logstash
10 15 (1.69%) HAProxy
11 14 (1.58%) Check_MK
11 14 (1.58%) BMC Marimba
12 13 (1.47%) Capistrano
12 13 (1.47%) Graphite
13 12 (1.35%) SmokePing
14 11 (1.24%) Oracle ZFS
15 10 (1.13%) Munin
15 10 (1.13%) Tivoli
16 9 (1.01%) Ganglia
17 8 (0.90%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 452 (50.96%) Red Hat
2 313 (35.29%) VMware
3 138 (15.56%) Oracle
4 121 (13.64%) Cisco
5 87 (9.81%) Microsoft
6 51 (5.75%) HP
7 37 (4.17%) IBM
8 32 (3.61%) Citrix
8 32 (3.61%) Google
9 30 (3.38%) Rackspace
10 25 (2.82%) Sun
11 24 (2.71%) Juniper
12 22 (2.48%) Dell
13 18 (2.03%) Patsystems
13 18 (2.03%) GL TRADE
13 18 (2.03%) NYFIX
13 18 (2.03%) Veeam
14 17 (1.92%) EMC
15 13 (1.47%) NetApp
16 12 (1.35%) hybris
South East London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to circa £28,000 + shift allowance (circa £3K) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55k + discretionary bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago