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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 535 442 448
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 381 577 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.56% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 327 498 435
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 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 31 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 -37 203 £47,500 -5.00% 25
South East -59 74 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East of England -16 35 £47,500 +9.19% 5
Yorkshire -11 20 £40,000 +5.26% 2
South West -12 18 £46,250 +8.82% 4
West Midlands -3 14 £40,000 -9.09% 2
North West -9 14 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East Midlands -7 5 £40,000 - 1
North East -12 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 31 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.

1 877 (100.00%) Linux
2 436 (49.71%) Red Hat
3 392 (44.70%) Puppet
4 355 (40.48%) MySQL
5 333 (37.97%) Python
6 324 (36.94%) Bash Shell
7 314 (35.80%) VMware
8 296 (33.75%) CentOS
9 292 (33.30%) Perl
10 278 (31.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 274 (31.24%) Apache
12 246 (28.05%) DevOps
13 230 (26.23%) UNIX
14 205 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
15 199 (22.69%) Tomcat
16 185 (21.09%) DNS
17 182 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
18 181 (20.64%) Windows
19 175 (19.95%) Ubuntu
20 172 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
21 171 (19.50%) Ruby
22 163 (18.59%) Nagios
23 148 (16.88%) Debian
24 135 (15.39%) PHP
25 132 (15.05%) Firewall
26 129 (14.71%) Oracle
26 129 (14.71%) Shell Script
27 128 (14.60%) Java
28 125 (14.25%) Git (software)
29 124 (14.14%) Configuration Management

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 274 (31.24%) Apache
2 199 (22.69%) Tomcat
3 90 (10.26%) nginx
4 37 (4.22%) JBoss
5 36 (4.10%) OpenStack
6 34 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (3.08%) IIS
8 26 (2.96%) MS Exchange
9 19 (2.17%) CMS
10 18 (2.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 18 (2.05%) SharePoint
10 18 (2.05%) Apache Solr
11 15 (1.71%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.03%) Confluence
13 7 (0.80%) Drupal
14 6 (0.68%) Moodle
15 5 (0.57%) WordPress
15 5 (0.57%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.57%) Joomla!
Applications
1 37 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.25%) Magento
2 5 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 205 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (2.85%) Amazon S3
4 23 (2.62%) IaaS
5 21 (2.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.71%) Route 53
8 11 (1.25%) Office 365
8 11 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.14%) Joyent
9 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (1.03%) SaaS
11 7 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.68%) PaaS
12 6 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.34%) Responsys
14 3 (0.34%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 185 (21.09%) DNS
2 132 (15.05%) Firewall
3 111 (12.66%) SAN
4 108 (12.31%) TCP/IP
5 71 (8.10%) DHCP
5 71 (8.10%) HTTP
6 66 (7.53%) LDAP
7 63 (7.18%) VPN
8 43 (4.90%) Internet
9 42 (4.79%) NAS
10 36 (4.10%) VLAN
11 31 (3.53%) SMTP
12 25 (2.85%) SSH
13 24 (2.74%) Network Security
14 22 (2.51%) iSCSI
14 22 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (2.51%) SSL
14 22 (2.51%) FTP
15 20 (2.28%) LAN
16 18 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (40.48%) MySQL
2 79 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (6.16%) SQL Server
4 49 (5.59%) MongoDB
5 36 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 27 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.17%) Redis
8 15 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.37%) MariaDB
10 11 (1.25%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.68%) Big Data
13 5 (0.57%) Informix
14 4 (0.46%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.34%) DB2
15 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.34%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 125 (14.25%) Git (software)
2 97 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 72 (8.21%) Subversion
4 31 (3.53%) Selenium
5 25 (2.85%) Hudson
6 19 (2.17%) JIRA
7 16 (1.82%) Emacs
8 8 (0.91%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.68%) Maven
10 5 (0.57%) GDB
11 4 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.34%) Ant
12 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.23%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.23%) Bazaar
13 2 (0.23%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.11%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.11%) FishEye
14 1 (0.11%) Behat
14 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 106 (12.09%) Finance
2 47 (5.36%) Games
3 41 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.22%) Banking
5 20 (2.28%) Retail
6 18 (2.05%) Online Betting
7 14 (1.60%) Marketing
7 14 (1.60%) Publishing
8 9 (1.03%) Law
9 8 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.57%) Billing
10 5 (0.57%) Legal
10 5 (0.57%) Advertising
11 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.11%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (13.00%) LAMP
2 103 (11.74%) Web Services
3 22 (2.51%) Memcached
4 16 (1.82%) .NET
5 14 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (1.37%) boto
7 12 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (1.37%) Lucene
8 11 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (1.25%) CSS
9 10 (1.14%) HTML
10 6 (0.68%) Sensu
10 6 (0.68%) REST
11 5 (0.57%) Alternative PHP Cache
12 4 (0.46%) J2EE
12 4 (0.46%) JSON
13 3 (0.34%) XML
13 3 (0.34%) AppFabric
13 3 (0.34%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.50%) Data Centre
2 34 (3.88%) Clustering
3 33 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.76%) Computer Science
3 33 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.53%) Replication
5 24 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (2.39%) Online Games
7 18 (2.05%) EqualLogic
7 18 (2.05%) Private Cloud
8 15 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.71%) Derivative
9 12 (1.37%) Eurex
9 12 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 12 (1.37%) Public Cloud
10 7 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.68%) iPhone
11 6 (0.68%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.57%) Statistics
12 5 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 877 (100.00%) Linux
2 296 (33.75%) CentOS
3 278 (31.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 230 (26.23%) UNIX
5 181 (20.64%) Windows
6 175 (19.95%) Ubuntu
7 148 (16.88%) Debian
8 75 (8.55%) Solaris
9 60 (6.84%) Fedora
10 29 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (3.31%) Mac OS X
11 24 (2.74%) SUSE
12 21 (2.39%) Oracle Linux
12 21 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (1.71%) Android
14 14 (1.60%) AIX
14 14 (1.60%) HPUX
15 9 (1.03%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (28.05%) DevOps
2 124 (14.14%) Configuration Management
3 116 (13.23%) E-Commerce
4 115 (13.11%) Open Source
5 114 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (8.44%) ITIL
7 56 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (5.36%) Migration
9 45 (5.13%) Load Balancing
10 38 (4.33%) Service Delivery
11 27 (3.08%) Scrum
12 26 (2.96%) Time Management
12 26 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (2.85%) Software Delivery
14 23 (2.62%) Change Control
15 22 (2.51%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (2.51%) Server Building
16 21 (2.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 333 (37.97%) Python
2 324 (36.94%) Bash Shell
3 292 (33.30%) Perl
4 171 (19.50%) Ruby
5 135 (15.39%) PHP
6 129 (14.71%) Shell Script
7 128 (14.60%) Java
8 107 (12.20%) SQL
9 35 (3.99%) PowerShell
10 23 (2.62%) JavaScript
11 16 (1.82%) C++
12 13 (1.48%) Korn
13 10 (1.14%) C
14 8 (0.91%) Scala
14 8 (0.91%) AWK
14 8 (0.91%) Tcl
15 6 (0.68%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.68%) C-shell
16 4 (0.46%) C#
17 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (8.67%) Degree
2 36 (4.10%) RHCE
3 26 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.17%) RHCSA
5 14 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.03%) RHCA
7 9 (1.03%) MCSE
7 9 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.80%) CCNA
8 7 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.57%) LPIC
11 3 (0.34%) MySQL Certification
11 3 (0.34%) IC3 Certification
12 2 (0.23%) MCITP
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.23%) Linux+ Certification
13 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.96%) SLA
2 25 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.60%) QA
4 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 172 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (7.87%) KVM
3 64 (7.30%) NFS
3 64 (7.30%) Active Directory
4 59 (6.73%) Xen
5 57 (6.50%) vSphere
6 47 (5.36%) Docker
7 45 (5.13%) Varnish
8 32 (3.65%) Postfix
9 27 (3.08%) VMware ESX
9 27 (3.08%) iptables
10 16 (1.82%) Samba
11 14 (1.60%) XenServer
12 12 (1.37%) qmail
13 10 (1.14%) XenApp
14 9 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.91%) LXC
16 7 (0.80%) Hyper-V
16 7 (0.80%) Squid
17 6 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 392 (44.70%) Puppet
2 182 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
3 163 (18.59%) Nagios
4 64 (7.30%) Ansible
5 38 (4.33%) Cacti
6 31 (3.53%) Vagrant
7 27 (3.08%) ZABBIX
8 16 (1.82%) logstash
9 15 (1.71%) Salt
10 14 (1.60%) Check_MK
10 14 (1.60%) HAProxy
10 14 (1.60%) BMC Marimba
11 13 (1.48%) Oracle ZFS
12 12 (1.37%) Graphite
12 12 (1.37%) Munin
13 11 (1.25%) SmokePing
13 11 (1.25%) Capistrano
13 11 (1.25%) Pingdom
14 9 (1.03%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.80%) cPanel
Vendors
1 436 (49.71%) Red Hat
2 314 (35.80%) VMware
3 129 (14.71%) Oracle
4 121 (13.80%) Cisco
5 98 (11.17%) Microsoft
6 47 (5.36%) HP
7 34 (3.88%) IBM
8 29 (3.31%) Google
9 28 (3.19%) Citrix
10 27 (3.08%) Rackspace
11 22 (2.51%) Juniper
11 22 (2.51%) Sun
12 21 (2.39%) Dell
13 19 (2.17%) Veeam
14 14 (1.60%) New Relic
15 12 (1.37%) Patsystems
15 12 (1.37%) GL TRADE
15 12 (1.37%) NetApp
15 12 (1.37%) NYFIX
16 11 (1.25%) EMC
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago