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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 441 423 385
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 541 533 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 474 449 628
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £34,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +9 313 £50,000 - 28
South East +12 126 £42,500 -1.16% 12
East of England -35 44 £43,000 +7.50% 9
Yorkshire -85 20 £41,250 -2.94% 4
East Midlands -8 13 £35,000 -
West Midlands 0 9 £44,000 +54.38% 1
South West -23 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West -20 8 £45,000 +8.43% 4
North East -9 2 £41,250 +5.76%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1144 (100.00%) Linux
2 530 (46.33%) Puppet
3 523 (45.72%) Red Hat
4 437 (38.20%) Python
5 426 (37.24%) MySQL
6 395 (34.53%) Bash Shell
7 370 (32.34%) Perl
8 331 (28.93%) Apache
9 329 (28.76%) DevOps
10 324 (28.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 311 (27.19%) CentOS
12 307 (26.84%) UNIX
13 303 (26.49%) Ubuntu
14 289 (25.26%) Opscode Chef
15 277 (24.21%) VMware
16 263 (22.99%) Ruby
17 256 (22.38%) Java
18 254 (22.20%) PHP
19 250 (21.85%) Debian
20 233 (20.37%) Windows
21 214 (18.71%) Nagios
22 212 (18.53%) Open Source
23 206 (18.01%) DNS
23 206 (18.01%) Configuration Management
24 202 (17.66%) Tomcat
25 186 (16.26%) TCP/IP
26 178 (15.56%) LAMP
27 172 (15.03%) PostgreSQL
28 156 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
29 151 (13.20%) nginx

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 331 (28.93%) Apache
2 202 (17.66%) Tomcat
3 151 (13.20%) nginx
4 69 (6.03%) OpenStack
5 57 (4.98%) Node.js
6 33 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 23 (2.01%) CMS
9 22 (1.92%) WebLogic
10 21 (1.84%) Apache Solr
11 19 (1.66%) Jetty
12 17 (1.49%) IIS
13 15 (1.31%) CloudStack
14 14 (1.22%) MS Exchange
15 13 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 12 (1.05%) Confluence
17 11 (0.96%) Drupal
18 9 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
18 9 (0.79%) WordPress
19 6 (0.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 27 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.087%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 26 (2.27%) Magento
2 15 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) Summit
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.087%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 146 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (4.20%) SaaS
3 40 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.75%) Basecamp
5 19 (1.66%) Rackspace Cloud
6 18 (1.57%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.22%) GitHub
9 7 (0.61%) Joyent
10 6 (0.52%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.44%) PaaS
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.35%) Office 365
13 3 (0.26%) Route 53
14 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 1 (0.087%) Heroku
15 1 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.087%) IaaS
15 1 (0.087%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 206 (18.01%) DNS
2 186 (16.26%) TCP/IP
3 126 (11.01%) HTTP
4 117 (10.23%) Firewall
5 98 (8.57%) SAN
6 93 (8.13%) LDAP
7 82 (7.17%) DHCP
8 71 (6.21%) Internet
9 67 (5.86%) SMTP
10 59 (5.16%) VoIP
11 52 (4.55%) VPN
12 44 (3.85%) FTP
13 37 (3.23%) SSL
14 36 (3.15%) SSH
15 34 (2.97%) NAS
16 25 (2.19%) VLAN
17 22 (1.92%) SNMP
18 20 (1.75%) LAN
18 20 (1.75%) WAN
19 18 (1.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (37.24%) MySQL
2 172 (15.03%) PostgreSQL
3 94 (8.22%) Redis
4 90 (7.87%) MongoDB
5 81 (7.08%) NoSQL
6 75 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 58 (5.07%) Big Data
8 57 (4.98%) Hadoop
9 54 (4.72%) RDBMS
10 32 (2.80%) SQL Server
11 31 (2.71%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.92%) HBase
13 18 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 17 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.96%) Couchbase
16 9 (0.79%) RavenDB
16 9 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.70%) MariaDB
18 6 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
19 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 117 (10.23%) Jenkins
2 102 (8.92%) Git (software)
3 58 (5.07%) Subversion
4 53 (4.63%) JIRA
5 14 (1.22%) Mercurial
6 11 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (0.96%) Maven
7 10 (0.87%) Hudson
8 9 (0.79%) Juju
9 7 (0.61%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.35%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.26%) Ant
12 2 (0.17%) Redmine
12 2 (0.17%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.087%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.087%) JUnit
General
1 82 (7.17%) Finance
2 52 (4.55%) Games
3 39 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.10%) Law
5 21 (1.84%) Banking
6 17 (1.49%) Marketing
7 15 (1.31%) Publishing
8 14 (1.22%) Advertising
9 13 (1.14%) Online Betting
9 13 (1.14%) Retail
10 12 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.96%) Legal
12 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.44%) Electronics
13 5 (0.44%) Front Office
14 4 (0.35%) Back Office
15 2 (0.17%) Automotive
15 2 (0.17%) Billing
16 1 (0.087%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (15.56%) LAMP
2 103 (9.00%) Web Services
3 34 (2.97%) Django
4 27 (2.36%) Memcached
5 17 (1.49%) XML
6 16 (1.40%) .NET
7 15 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (1.31%) JSON
8 14 (1.22%) Sphinx
9 13 (1.14%) Middleware
10 12 (1.05%) CSS
11 10 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (0.87%) HTML
12 9 (0.79%) RESTful
12 9 (0.79%) Java EE
13 5 (0.44%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (0.44%) Symfony
13 5 (0.44%) J2EE
14 4 (0.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 212 (18.53%) Open Source
2 69 (6.03%) Clustering
3 65 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 57 (4.98%) Social Media
4 57 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.06%) Replication
6 21 (1.84%) Online Games
7 20 (1.75%) Derivative
8 19 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.14%) PKI
11 12 (1.05%) HP StorageWorks
12 11 (0.96%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.87%) Streaming Video
13 10 (0.87%) Spread Betting
14 9 (0.79%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.70%) Firmware
15 8 (0.70%) LPAR
16 7 (0.61%) Mobile Games
17 6 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1144 (100.00%) Linux
2 324 (28.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 311 (27.19%) CentOS
4 307 (26.84%) UNIX
5 303 (26.49%) Ubuntu
6 250 (21.85%) Debian
7 233 (20.37%) Windows
8 112 (9.79%) Solaris
9 44 (3.85%) SUSE
10 38 (3.32%) OpenBSD
11 35 (3.06%) Mac OS X
12 34 (2.97%) HPUX
12 34 (2.97%) Windows 7
13 33 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (2.53%) AIX
15 19 (1.66%) Apple iOS
15 19 (1.66%) Android
16 17 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (1.40%) FreeBSD
18 14 (1.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (28.76%) DevOps
2 206 (18.01%) Configuration Management
3 137 (11.98%) E-Commerce
4 95 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
6 89 (7.78%) ITIL
7 80 (6.99%) Load Balancing
8 67 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 43 (3.76%) Analytics
10 43 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
11 34 (2.97%) Scrum
11 34 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
12 29 (2.53%) Time Management
13 28 (2.45%) Build Automation
14 27 (2.36%) Migration
15 25 (2.19%) Mentoring
15 25 (2.19%) Problem Management
16 23 (2.01%) Workflow
16 23 (2.01%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 437 (38.20%) Python
2 395 (34.53%) Bash Shell
3 370 (32.34%) Perl
4 263 (22.99%) Ruby
5 256 (22.38%) Java
6 254 (22.20%) PHP
7 140 (12.24%) SQL
8 107 (9.35%) Shell Script
9 48 (4.20%) C
10 34 (2.97%) AWK
11 22 (1.92%) JavaScript
12 19 (1.66%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.57%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.49%) Scala
15 16 (1.40%) sed
16 14 (1.22%) C++
17 7 (0.61%) Korn
18 4 (0.35%) Lua
19 3 (0.26%) C#
20 2 (0.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 133 (11.63%) Degree
2 53 (4.63%) RHCE
3 19 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (1.66%) MCSE
4 16 (1.40%) LPIC
5 15 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
5 15 (1.31%) Linux+ Certification
6 14 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.14%) OCP
8 9 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.79%) CCNA
9 7 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.35%) PhD
11 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.26%) RHCA
11 3 (0.26%) RHCT
12 2 (0.17%) OCA
12 2 (0.17%) CISSP
12 2 (0.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.02%) QA
2 29 (2.53%) SLA
3 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 156 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (9.35%) KVM
3 79 (6.91%) Active Directory
4 76 (6.64%) NFS
5 75 (6.56%) Xen
6 55 (4.81%) Postfix
7 52 (4.55%) Varnish
8 47 (4.11%) vSphere
9 43 (3.76%) Samba
10 29 (2.53%) Sendmail
11 26 (2.27%) VMware ESX
12 21 (1.84%) XenServer
13 13 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
14 12 (1.05%) Hyper-V
15 9 (0.79%) Squid
16 8 (0.70%) Docker
16 8 (0.70%) PowerHA
16 8 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
17 5 (0.44%) OpenSSH
17 5 (0.44%) qmail
Systems Management
1 530 (46.33%) Puppet
2 289 (25.26%) Opscode Chef
3 214 (18.71%) Nagios
4 56 (4.90%) Salt
5 50 (4.37%) Cacti
5 50 (4.37%) Ansible
6 43 (3.76%) ZABBIX
7 37 (3.23%) Ganglia
8 36 (3.15%) Vagrant
9 30 (2.62%) CFEngine
10 29 (2.53%) logstash
11 25 (2.19%) SCOM
12 22 (1.92%) HAProxy
12 22 (1.92%) Zenoss
13 19 (1.66%) SCCM
13 19 (1.66%) NetBackup
14 18 (1.57%) Tivoli
15 14 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
16 13 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
16 13 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 523 (45.72%) Red Hat
2 277 (24.21%) VMware
3 108 (9.44%) Microsoft
4 93 (8.13%) Oracle
5 84 (7.34%) Cisco
6 60 (5.24%) JBoss
7 58 (5.07%) HP
8 46 (4.02%) Rackspace
9 23 (2.01%) EMC
10 22 (1.92%) SAP
11 21 (1.84%) SaltStack
12 20 (1.75%) IBM
13 19 (1.66%) Citrix
13 19 (1.66%) Veritas
14 16 (1.40%) Percona
15 14 (1.22%) Sun
16 13 (1.14%) Atlassian
17 12 (1.05%) Juniper
18 11 (0.96%) Splunk
19 9 (0.79%) Sitecore
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 15% bonus and great holidays + enter
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago