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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 472 438 374
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 477 551 670
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% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 429 507 592
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +2.40%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £65,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -14 225 £50,000 - 26
South East +8 131 £44,500 +11.25% 7
East of England -13 41 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West +2 26 £37,500 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire -34 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West +8 16 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -2 15 £40,250 +61.00%
East Midlands -1 6 £36,250 +12.40% 1
North East -21 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 994 (100.00%) Linux
2 505 (50.80%) Red Hat
3 473 (47.59%) Puppet
4 389 (39.13%) MySQL
5 387 (38.93%) Bash Shell
6 378 (38.03%) Perl
7 373 (37.53%) Python
8 370 (37.22%) CentOS
9 352 (35.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 331 (33.30%) VMware
11 301 (30.28%) Apache
12 285 (28.67%) DevOps
13 258 (25.96%) UNIX
14 244 (24.55%) Ubuntu
15 220 (22.13%) Ruby
15 220 (22.13%) Opscode Chef
16 211 (21.23%) Tomcat
17 210 (21.13%) Nagios
18 204 (20.52%) Windows
19 203 (20.42%) PHP
20 172 (17.30%) Debian
21 171 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
22 169 (17.00%) Shell Script
23 168 (16.90%) DNS
24 165 (16.60%) Java
25 153 (15.39%) E-Commerce
26 151 (15.19%) Open Source
27 148 (14.89%) Configuration Management
28 143 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
29 130 (13.08%) Oracle

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 301 (30.28%) Apache
2 211 (21.23%) Tomcat
3 129 (12.98%) nginx
4 55 (5.53%) OpenStack
5 48 (4.83%) IIS
6 35 (3.52%) JBoss
7 27 (2.72%) Confluence
8 23 (2.31%) Apache Solr
9 16 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.51%) CMS
11 13 (1.31%) Jetty
12 10 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 8 (0.80%) WordPress
15 7 (0.70%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.60%) Moodle
17 5 (0.50%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.50%) Drupal
18 4 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (0.80%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.10%) RMDS
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 143 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (9.36%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 32 (3.22%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (2.82%) IaaS
6 27 (2.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 23 (2.31%) Route 53
8 22 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (1.71%) SaaS
10 16 (1.61%) Rackspace Cloud
11 13 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (1.21%) Joyent
13 11 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (1.01%) SoftLayer
15 7 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.70%) CloudFront
16 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (0.60%) PaaS
17 5 (0.50%) Office 365
18 3 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 168 (16.90%) DNS
2 123 (12.37%) TCP/IP
3 120 (12.07%) SAN
4 97 (9.76%) Firewall
5 74 (7.44%) HTTP
6 61 (6.14%) SMTP
7 59 (5.94%) DHCP
8 56 (5.63%) LDAP
9 49 (4.93%) VPN
10 47 (4.73%) Internet
11 46 (4.63%) SSH
12 39 (3.92%) FTP
13 33 (3.32%) LAN
14 32 (3.22%) NAS
15 31 (3.12%) VLAN
16 26 (2.62%) VoIP
17 24 (2.41%) IPv4
17 24 (2.41%) IMAP
18 22 (2.21%) SSL
19 21 (2.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (39.13%) MySQL
2 78 (7.85%) NoSQL
3 72 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (4.93%) Redis
5 46 (4.63%) SQL Server
6 42 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 32 (3.22%) Hadoop
8 29 (2.92%) Big Data
9 22 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (2.11%) MariaDB
11 18 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.41%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.11%) Informix
14 9 (0.91%) CouchDB
15 8 (0.80%) DB2
15 8 (0.80%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 116 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 107 (10.76%) Jenkins
3 87 (8.75%) Subversion
4 29 (2.92%) JIRA
5 18 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (1.61%) Maven
7 13 (1.31%) Ant
8 12 (1.21%) Hudson
9 5 (0.50%) Emacs
10 4 (0.40%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.40%) GDB
10 4 (0.40%) FishEye
10 4 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.40%) Gradle
11 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.20%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.20%) Bazaar
12 1 (0.10%) VisualVM
General
1 109 (10.97%) Finance
2 75 (7.55%) Games
3 32 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.12%) Banking
5 27 (2.72%) Retail
6 20 (2.01%) Law
7 18 (1.81%) Advertising
8 16 (1.61%) French Language
9 15 (1.51%) Publishing
10 9 (0.91%) Online Betting
11 8 (0.80%) Marketing
12 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.40%) Billing
15 3 (0.30%) Back Office
15 3 (0.30%) Electronics
15 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.20%) Legal
16 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (11.77%) LAMP
2 110 (11.07%) Web Services
3 35 (3.52%) Memcached
4 19 (1.91%) FIX Protocol
5 15 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (1.21%) XML
6 12 (1.21%) HTML
7 11 (1.11%) .NET
7 11 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (1.01%) CSS
9 7 (0.70%) J2EE
10 6 (0.60%) Middleware
10 6 (0.60%) JSON
10 6 (0.60%) Django
11 5 (0.50%) ZeroMQ
11 5 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.40%) jQuery
12 4 (0.40%) REST
13 3 (0.30%) OAuth
13 3 (0.30%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 151 (15.19%) Open Source
2 40 (4.02%) Replication
2 40 (4.02%) Clustering
2 40 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 23 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.11%) Derivative
6 21 (2.11%) iPhone
7 19 (1.91%) Eurex
8 17 (1.71%) Online Games
9 15 (1.51%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.21%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.91%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (0.91%) EqualLogic
14 8 (0.80%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.80%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 994 (100.00%) Linux
2 370 (37.22%) CentOS
3 352 (35.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 258 (25.96%) UNIX
5 244 (24.55%) Ubuntu
6 204 (20.52%) Windows
7 172 (17.30%) Debian
8 93 (9.36%) Solaris
9 50 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (4.33%) Fedora
11 37 (3.72%) Android
12 31 (3.12%) SUSE
13 30 (3.02%) Mac OS X
14 21 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
15 18 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (1.61%) Windows 7
16 16 (1.61%) Apple iOS
17 15 (1.51%) Windows Phone
18 10 (1.01%) HPUX
19 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (28.67%) DevOps
2 153 (15.39%) E-Commerce
3 148 (14.89%) Configuration Management
4 94 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (7.55%) ITIL
5 75 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (7.04%) Load Balancing
7 41 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (3.62%) Time Management
9 33 (3.32%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (3.22%) Migration
11 31 (3.12%) Project Management
12 27 (2.72%) Service Delivery
13 21 (2.11%) Auto-Scaling
14 19 (1.91%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (1.91%) Software Testing
15 18 (1.81%) Capacity Planning
16 16 (1.61%) Security Management
16 16 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (1.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 387 (38.93%) Bash Shell
2 378 (38.03%) Perl
3 373 (37.53%) Python
4 220 (22.13%) Ruby
5 203 (20.42%) PHP
6 169 (17.00%) Shell Script
7 165 (16.60%) Java
8 111 (11.17%) SQL
9 23 (2.31%) C
10 22 (2.21%) C++
10 22 (2.21%) PowerShell
11 19 (1.91%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.81%) AWK
13 17 (1.71%) VBScript
14 16 (1.61%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.31%) sed
16 9 (0.91%) Scala
17 8 (0.80%) Bourne shell
17 8 (0.80%) Tcl
18 5 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (6.54%) Degree
2 42 (4.23%) RHCE
3 24 (2.41%) RHCSA
4 21 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.80%) MCSE
8 8 (0.80%) CCNA
9 6 (0.60%) LPIC
10 5 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.40%) PMP
12 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.20%) SCSA
12 2 (0.20%) RHCA
12 2 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.42%) QA
2 28 (2.82%) SLA
3 16 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 171 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (5.53%) NFS
2 55 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 52 (5.23%) vSphere
4 49 (4.93%) Varnish
4 49 (4.93%) KVM
5 47 (4.73%) Xen
6 36 (3.62%) Docker
7 24 (2.41%) VMware ESX
8 19 (1.91%) Postfix
9 16 (1.61%) iptables
10 15 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (1.51%) Samba
11 12 (1.21%) LXC
12 11 (1.11%) XenServer
13 9 (0.91%) Firmware
13 9 (0.91%) GlusterFS
13 9 (0.91%) Openswan
14 7 (0.70%) Squid
14 7 (0.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 473 (47.59%) Puppet
2 220 (22.13%) Opscode Chef
3 210 (21.13%) Nagios
4 72 (7.24%) Ansible
5 59 (5.94%) ZABBIX
6 43 (4.33%) Cacti
7 37 (3.72%) Vagrant
8 36 (3.62%) Salt
9 27 (2.72%) logstash
10 21 (2.11%) Graphite
11 20 (2.01%) Ganglia
12 19 (1.91%) CFEngine
13 14 (1.41%) HAProxy
14 13 (1.31%) Capistrano
15 12 (1.21%) Check_MK
16 10 (1.01%) Cobbler
16 10 (1.01%) Opsview
17 9 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 8 (0.80%) SmokePing
18 8 (0.80%) Munin
Vendors
1 505 (50.80%) Red Hat
2 331 (33.30%) VMware
3 130 (13.08%) Oracle
3 130 (13.08%) Cisco
4 80 (8.05%) Microsoft
5 66 (6.64%) HP
6 38 (3.82%) Rackspace
7 29 (2.92%) Juniper
8 28 (2.82%) Sun
9 26 (2.62%) Percona
10 25 (2.52%) IBM
11 24 (2.41%) NetApp
12 21 (2.11%) EMC
13 20 (2.01%) Citrix
13 20 (2.01%) Google
14 19 (1.91%) Patsystems
14 19 (1.91%) GL TRADE
14 19 (1.91%) NYFIX
15 18 (1.81%) SolarWinds
16 17 (1.71%) Splunk
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000 depending on experience+benefits Superb career role!
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago