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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 469 440 366
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 468 495 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.53% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 415 451 623
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 243 £50,000 - 27
South East +12 119 £43,000 -4.44% 12
East of England -19 30 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South West -2 27 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -22 23 £40,000 +23.07% 2
North West -4 18 £40,000 -3.03% 2
West Midlands -8 10 £42,500 +70.00% 2
East Midlands +18 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
North East -23 1 £52,500 +61.53% 3
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 980 (100.00%) Linux
2 481 (49.08%) Red Hat
3 469 (47.86%) Puppet
4 369 (37.65%) Bash Shell
5 366 (37.35%) Python
6 364 (37.14%) MySQL
7 356 (36.33%) Perl
7 356 (36.33%) CentOS
8 345 (35.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 301 (30.71%) VMware
10 296 (30.20%) Apache
11 283 (28.88%) DevOps
12 257 (26.22%) UNIX
13 240 (24.49%) Ubuntu
14 224 (22.86%) Ruby
15 223 (22.76%) Windows
16 220 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
17 214 (21.84%) PHP
17 214 (21.84%) Nagios
18 207 (21.12%) Tomcat
19 170 (17.35%) Java
20 169 (17.24%) E-Commerce
21 157 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 157 (16.02%) Open Source
22 154 (15.71%) Debian
23 153 (15.61%) DNS
24 150 (15.31%) Shell Script
24 150 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
25 139 (14.18%) nginx
26 138 (14.08%) Configuration Management

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 296 (30.20%) Apache
2 207 (21.12%) Tomcat
3 139 (14.18%) nginx
4 56 (5.71%) OpenStack
5 43 (4.39%) IIS
6 38 (3.88%) JBoss
7 21 (2.14%) Confluence
7 21 (2.14%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.43%) CMS
8 14 (1.43%) Jetty
9 13 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.92%) Node.js
12 8 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (0.71%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.51%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.51%) WordPress
14 5 (0.51%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.31%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.02%) Magento
2 7 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 150 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (9.49%) Amazon EC2
3 57 (5.82%) Amazon S3
4 33 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (2.65%) IaaS
6 24 (2.45%) Route 53
7 22 (2.24%) SaaS
8 18 (1.84%) Rackspace Cloud
9 17 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
10 14 (1.43%) SoftLayer
11 11 (1.12%) Joyent
12 9 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.92%) PaaS
13 8 (0.82%) GitHub
14 7 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.71%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
16 4 (0.41%) Office 365
17 3 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
18 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 153 (15.61%) DNS
2 120 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 113 (11.53%) SAN
4 92 (9.39%) Firewall
5 62 (6.33%) HTTP
6 54 (5.51%) SMTP
7 51 (5.20%) DHCP
8 50 (5.10%) LDAP
9 47 (4.80%) SSH
10 43 (4.39%) Internet
11 37 (3.78%) LAN
11 37 (3.78%) FTP
12 36 (3.67%) VPN
13 32 (3.27%) NAS
14 28 (2.86%) VoIP
15 26 (2.65%) VLAN
16 21 (2.14%) SSL
16 21 (2.14%) IPv4
17 20 (2.04%) IMAP
17 20 (2.04%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (37.14%) MySQL
2 91 (9.29%) NoSQL
3 68 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (5.82%) Redis
5 51 (5.20%) MongoDB
6 49 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 42 (4.29%) Hadoop
8 37 (3.78%) Big Data
9 28 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (1.73%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.53%) MariaDB
13 14 (1.43%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.92%) CouchDB
14 9 (0.92%) Informix
15 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.82%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.71%) DB2
17 6 (0.61%) RDBMS
18 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 111 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 107 (10.92%) Jenkins
3 84 (8.57%) Subversion
4 24 (2.45%) JIRA
5 17 (1.73%) Hudson
6 16 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (1.22%) Ant
8 11 (1.12%) Maven
9 4 (0.41%) Gradle
9 4 (0.41%) Emacs
9 4 (0.41%) FishEye
10 3 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.20%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.10%) GDB
12 1 (0.10%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.10%) Selenium
General
1 94 (9.59%) Finance
2 70 (7.14%) Games
3 29 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.86%) Banking
5 24 (2.45%) Retail
5 24 (2.45%) Law
6 19 (1.94%) Advertising
6 19 (1.94%) Publishing
7 16 (1.63%) French Language
8 8 (0.82%) Online Betting
9 7 (0.71%) Marketing
10 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Back Office
12 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Legal
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (13.78%) LAMP
2 113 (11.53%) Web Services
3 41 (4.18%) Memcached
4 15 (1.53%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (1.43%) XML
5 14 (1.43%) HTML
5 14 (1.43%) Django
6 13 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (1.12%) CSS
9 9 (0.92%) ZeroMQ
10 8 (0.82%) .NET
11 7 (0.71%) J2EE
11 7 (0.71%) Middleware
12 6 (0.61%) JSON
12 6 (0.61%) Symfony
12 6 (0.61%) jQuery
13 5 (0.51%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (0.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 157 (16.02%) Open Source
2 46 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 45 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.29%) Clustering
5 32 (3.27%) Replication
6 19 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.94%) iPhone
7 18 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.84%) Online Games
8 16 (1.63%) Derivative
9 13 (1.33%) Blackberry
10 9 (0.92%) Social Media
11 8 (0.82%) Social Network
11 8 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.61%) Physics
13 6 (0.61%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.51%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.51%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 980 (100.00%) Linux
2 356 (36.33%) CentOS
3 345 (35.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 257 (26.22%) UNIX
5 240 (24.49%) Ubuntu
6 223 (22.76%) Windows
7 154 (15.71%) Debian
8 98 (10.00%) Solaris
9 51 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (3.57%) Fedora
11 33 (3.37%) Android
12 29 (2.96%) SUSE
12 29 (2.96%) Mac OS X
13 25 (2.55%) Windows 7
14 17 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (1.43%) Apple iOS
15 14 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (1.33%) Windows Phone
16 13 (1.33%) AIX
17 12 (1.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (28.88%) DevOps
2 169 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 138 (14.08%) Configuration Management
4 82 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (7.14%) ITIL
7 60 (6.12%) Load Balancing
8 43 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
10 31 (3.16%) Migration
11 30 (3.06%) Time Management
12 28 (2.86%) Project Management
13 22 (2.24%) Service Delivery
14 19 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (1.94%) Mentoring
15 18 (1.84%) Service Management
15 18 (1.84%) Scrum
16 17 (1.73%) High Availability
16 17 (1.73%) Performance Monitoring
17 15 (1.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 369 (37.65%) Bash Shell
2 366 (37.35%) Python
3 356 (36.33%) Perl
4 224 (22.86%) Ruby
5 214 (21.84%) PHP
6 170 (17.35%) Java
7 150 (15.31%) Shell Script
8 106 (10.82%) SQL
9 34 (3.47%) C
10 19 (1.94%) JavaScript
10 19 (1.94%) AWK
11 18 (1.84%) C++
12 17 (1.73%) VBScript
13 16 (1.63%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.53%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.22%) sed
16 8 (0.82%) Scala
17 5 (0.51%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.51%) Groovy
17 5 (0.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 67 (6.84%) Degree
2 44 (4.49%) RHCE
3 23 (2.35%) RHCSA
4 21 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.14%) VCP4
5 13 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.92%) CCNA
9 6 (0.61%) LPIC
10 5 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
10 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.51%) MCSE
11 4 (0.41%) PMP
11 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.20%) SCSA
12 2 (0.20%) RHCA
12 2 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.06%) QA
2 23 (2.35%) SLA
3 11 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 157 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (6.02%) NFS
3 52 (5.31%) Varnish
4 51 (5.20%) KVM
5 43 (4.39%) Active Directory
6 42 (4.29%) Xen
7 41 (4.18%) vSphere
8 30 (3.06%) Docker
9 22 (2.24%) Postfix
10 19 (1.94%) Samba
11 18 (1.84%) VMware ESX
12 13 (1.33%) LXC
12 13 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (1.22%) XenServer
14 10 (1.02%) Sendmail
15 9 (0.92%) Openswan
16 8 (0.82%) Firmware
17 7 (0.71%) Squid
18 6 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 5 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 469 (47.86%) Puppet
2 220 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
3 214 (21.84%) Nagios
4 70 (7.14%) Ansible
5 58 (5.92%) ZABBIX
6 42 (4.29%) Vagrant
7 39 (3.98%) Cacti
7 39 (3.98%) Salt
8 31 (3.16%) logstash
9 25 (2.55%) Graphite
10 22 (2.24%) Ganglia
11 18 (1.84%) CFEngine
12 11 (1.12%) Cobbler
12 11 (1.12%) HAProxy
13 10 (1.02%) Capistrano
13 10 (1.02%) NetBackup
13 10 (1.02%) Opsview
14 9 (0.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 7 (0.71%) Check_MK
16 6 (0.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 481 (49.08%) Red Hat
2 301 (30.71%) VMware
3 121 (12.35%) Cisco
4 115 (11.73%) Oracle
5 75 (7.65%) Microsoft
6 60 (6.12%) HP
7 35 (3.57%) Rackspace
8 25 (2.55%) Percona
8 25 (2.55%) NetApp
9 24 (2.45%) Juniper
9 24 (2.45%) Sun
9 24 (2.45%) IBM
10 23 (2.35%) EMC
10 23 (2.35%) Citrix
11 21 (2.14%) Splunk
12 17 (1.73%) SolarWinds
12 17 (1.73%) Intel
12 17 (1.73%) Veritas
13 15 (1.53%) NYFIX
13 15 (1.53%) Patsystems
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% bonus and company pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago