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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 434 426 387
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 563 505 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 492 433 628
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +10 308 £50,000 - 28
South East +6 129 £42,500 - 14
East of England -2 53 £42,750 -0.58% 6
Yorkshire -68 28 £38,000 -6.74%
East Midlands +8 17 £39,250 +12.14%
North West -7 13 £40,000 - 1
South West -9 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -1 6 £44,000 +54.38% 1
North East -8 2 £45,000 +10.42%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1149 (100.00%) Linux
2 533 (46.39%) Red Hat
3 522 (45.43%) Puppet
4 429 (37.34%) Python
4 429 (37.34%) MySQL
5 396 (34.46%) Bash Shell
6 373 (32.46%) Perl
7 335 (29.16%) Apache
8 320 (27.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 320 (27.85%) DevOps
9 317 (27.59%) UNIX
10 308 (26.81%) Ubuntu
11 307 (26.72%) CentOS
12 283 (24.63%) Opscode Chef
13 277 (24.11%) VMware
14 265 (23.06%) Debian
15 249 (21.67%) Java
16 248 (21.58%) Ruby
17 241 (20.97%) PHP
18 223 (19.41%) Windows
19 214 (18.62%) Open Source
20 210 (18.28%) DNS
21 209 (18.19%) Nagios
22 204 (17.75%) Configuration Management
23 199 (17.32%) Tomcat
24 184 (16.01%) TCP/IP
25 169 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
26 160 (13.93%) LAMP
27 155 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
28 151 (13.14%) Amazon AWS

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 335 (29.16%) Apache
2 199 (17.32%) Tomcat
3 143 (12.45%) nginx
4 67 (5.83%) OpenStack
5 56 (4.87%) Node.js
6 34 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (2.35%) CMS
8 24 (2.09%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.91%) Jetty
10 21 (1.83%) WebLogic
11 20 (1.74%) Apache Solr
12 19 (1.65%) IIS
13 16 (1.39%) MS Exchange
14 15 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 13 (1.13%) CloudStack
16 12 (1.04%) Confluence
16 12 (1.04%) Drupal
17 9 (0.78%) WordPress
17 9 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
18 6 (0.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 23 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.087%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 22 (1.91%) Magento
2 14 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) Summit
5 1 (0.087%) RMDS
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 151 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.09%) SaaS
3 43 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (1.83%) Amazon S3
5 20 (1.74%) Basecamp
6 16 (1.39%) Rackspace Cloud
7 14 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.87%) GitHub
9 8 (0.70%) Joyent
10 7 (0.61%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.35%) Office 365
11 4 (0.35%) Route 53
11 4 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (0.087%) PaaS
13 1 (0.087%) Heroku
13 1 (0.087%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.087%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 1 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 210 (18.28%) DNS
2 184 (16.01%) TCP/IP
3 131 (11.40%) HTTP
4 125 (10.88%) Firewall
5 103 (8.96%) SAN
6 95 (8.27%) LDAP
7 87 (7.57%) DHCP
8 72 (6.27%) Internet
9 67 (5.83%) SMTP
10 62 (5.40%) VPN
11 59 (5.13%) VoIP
12 42 (3.66%) FTP
13 38 (3.31%) NAS
14 34 (2.96%) SSL
15 31 (2.70%) SSH
16 27 (2.35%) VLAN
17 21 (1.83%) SNMP
18 18 (1.57%) WAN
18 18 (1.57%) tcpdump
19 17 (1.48%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (37.34%) MySQL
2 169 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
3 96 (8.36%) Redis
4 86 (7.48%) MongoDB
5 81 (7.05%) NoSQL
6 71 (6.18%) Relational Database
7 53 (4.61%) Big Data
8 52 (4.53%) RDBMS
9 48 (4.18%) Hadoop
10 31 (2.70%) SQL Server
11 30 (2.61%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.83%) HBase
12 21 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.13%) Couchbase
15 9 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.78%) RavenDB
16 8 (0.70%) MariaDB
17 7 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 108 (9.40%) Jenkins
2 102 (8.88%) Git (software)
3 57 (4.96%) Subversion
4 55 (4.79%) JIRA
5 14 (1.22%) Mercurial
6 13 (1.13%) Maven
7 10 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.78%) Juju
9 8 (0.70%) Hudson
10 7 (0.61%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.52%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.44%) Ant
13 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.17%) Expression Web
13 2 (0.17%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.17%) Redmine
14 1 (0.087%) JUnit
General
1 92 (8.01%) Finance
2 59 (5.13%) Games
3 39 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 22 (1.91%) Law
5 20 (1.74%) Banking
6 18 (1.57%) Retail
6 18 (1.57%) Marketing
7 16 (1.39%) Online Betting
7 16 (1.39%) Advertising
8 12 (1.04%) Publishing
8 12 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (0.96%) Legal
10 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.44%) Front Office
11 5 (0.44%) Electronics
11 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.35%) Back Office
13 2 (0.17%) Automotive
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.087%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (13.93%) LAMP
2 101 (8.79%) Web Services
3 31 (2.70%) Django
4 20 (1.74%) XML
5 18 (1.57%) .NET
6 17 (1.48%) Memcached
7 16 (1.39%) JSON
8 14 (1.22%) Sphinx
8 14 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (1.22%) CSS
9 13 (1.13%) Middleware
10 11 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (0.87%) HTML
11 10 (0.87%) RESTful
12 8 (0.70%) Java EE
13 6 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (0.44%) J2EE
15 4 (0.35%) MSMQ
15 4 (0.35%) FreeSWITCH
15 4 (0.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 214 (18.62%) Open Source
2 70 (6.09%) Clustering
3 65 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 55 (4.79%) Social Media
5 36 (3.13%) Replication
6 24 (2.09%) Online Games
7 23 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.91%) Derivative
9 18 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.13%) PKI
11 11 (0.96%) HP StorageWorks
11 11 (0.96%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.87%) Spread Betting
12 10 (0.87%) Streaming Video
13 8 (0.70%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.70%) LPAR
13 8 (0.70%) Firmware
14 7 (0.61%) Mobile Games
14 7 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.61%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1149 (100.00%) Linux
2 320 (27.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 317 (27.59%) UNIX
4 308 (26.81%) Ubuntu
5 307 (26.72%) CentOS
6 265 (23.06%) Debian
7 223 (19.41%) Windows
8 113 (9.83%) Solaris
9 43 (3.74%) SUSE
10 37 (3.22%) HPUX
11 36 (3.13%) OpenBSD
12 34 (2.96%) Mac OS X
13 33 (2.87%) AIX
14 29 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (2.52%) Windows 7
15 23 (2.00%) Apple iOS
15 23 (2.00%) Android
16 16 (1.39%) Fedora
17 15 (1.31%) FreeBSD
18 14 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (27.85%) DevOps
2 204 (17.75%) Configuration Management
3 129 (11.23%) E-Commerce
4 94 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
5 86 (7.48%) ITIL
6 83 (7.22%) Load Balancing
7 63 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 50 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (4.00%) Analytics
10 42 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
11 34 (2.96%) Scrum
12 33 (2.87%) Capacity Planning
13 32 (2.79%) Time Management
14 29 (2.52%) Build Automation
15 26 (2.26%) Migration
16 25 (2.18%) Service Delivery
17 24 (2.09%) Problem Management
18 22 (1.91%) Workflow
18 22 (1.91%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 429 (37.34%) Python
2 396 (34.46%) Bash Shell
3 373 (32.46%) Perl
4 249 (21.67%) Java
5 248 (21.58%) Ruby
6 241 (20.97%) PHP
7 135 (11.75%) SQL
8 121 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 40 (3.48%) C
10 33 (2.87%) AWK
11 20 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 20 (1.74%) JavaScript
11 20 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.65%) Scala
13 16 (1.39%) sed
14 14 (1.22%) C++
15 7 (0.61%) Bourne shell
16 6 (0.52%) Korn
17 4 (0.35%) Lua
17 4 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 132 (11.49%) Degree
2 50 (4.35%) RHCE
3 22 (1.91%) MCSE
3 22 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.22%) LPIC
6 13 (1.13%) Linux+ Certification
6 13 (1.13%) OCP
7 11 (0.96%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.87%) CCNA
9 4 (0.35%) PhD
9 4 (0.35%) CCNP
9 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.26%) RHCA
10 3 (0.26%) RHCT
11 2 (0.17%) CISSP
11 2 (0.17%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.00%) QA
2 27 (2.35%) SLA
3 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 155 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (9.57%) KVM
3 77 (6.70%) Active Directory
4 76 (6.61%) NFS
5 73 (6.35%) Xen
6 53 (4.61%) Postfix
7 49 (4.26%) Varnish
7 49 (4.26%) vSphere
8 42 (3.66%) Samba
9 27 (2.35%) Sendmail
10 25 (2.18%) VMware ESX
11 20 (1.74%) XenServer
12 14 (1.22%) Hyper-V
13 13 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 12 (1.04%) Squid
15 10 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (0.61%) Docker
17 6 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 6 (0.52%) qmail
18 5 (0.44%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 522 (45.43%) Puppet
2 283 (24.63%) Opscode Chef
3 209 (18.19%) Nagios
4 51 (4.44%) Salt
5 48 (4.18%) Cacti
6 44 (3.83%) Ansible
7 43 (3.74%) ZABBIX
8 35 (3.05%) Ganglia
9 31 (2.70%) Vagrant
10 30 (2.61%) CFEngine
11 29 (2.52%) logstash
12 25 (2.18%) HAProxy
12 25 (2.18%) SCOM
13 22 (1.91%) NetBackup
14 21 (1.83%) Zenoss
15 19 (1.65%) SCCM
16 18 (1.57%) Tivoli
17 13 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 13 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
17 13 (1.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 533 (46.39%) Red Hat
2 277 (24.11%) VMware
3 105 (9.14%) Microsoft
4 100 (8.70%) Oracle
5 94 (8.18%) Cisco
6 59 (5.13%) JBoss
6 59 (5.13%) HP
7 44 (3.83%) Rackspace
8 23 (2.00%) EMC
9 22 (1.91%) Veritas
10 21 (1.83%) SAP
10 21 (1.83%) SaltStack
11 20 (1.74%) IBM
12 19 (1.65%) Percona
13 17 (1.48%) Citrix
14 15 (1.31%) Sun
14 15 (1.31%) Atlassian
15 13 (1.13%) Juniper
16 11 (0.96%) Symantec
17 9 (0.78%) Google
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
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London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
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