The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 393 374 347
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 266 308 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.63% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.67% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 235 285 258
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the London region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in London

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in London

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 3 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
City of London +19 46 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Wembley -1 1 £32,500 -22.61%
Croydon - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 519 (100.00%) Linux
2 259 (49.90%) Red Hat
3 244 (47.01%) Puppet
4 213 (41.04%) Python
5 195 (37.57%) MySQL
6 188 (36.22%) Bash Shell
7 184 (35.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 168 (32.37%) Apache
9 162 (31.21%) VMware
10 160 (30.83%) DevOps
11 155 (29.87%) Amazon AWS
12 153 (29.48%) Opscode Chef
13 149 (28.71%) CentOS
14 134 (25.82%) Ruby
14 134 (25.82%) Windows
15 131 (25.24%) UNIX
15 131 (25.24%) Ubuntu
16 117 (22.54%) Nagios
17 116 (22.35%) Perl
18 115 (22.16%) Finance
19 109 (21.00%) DNS
20 100 (19.27%) Shell Script
21 96 (18.50%) Jenkins
22 92 (17.73%) Configuration Management
23 89 (17.15%) SAN
24 87 (16.76%) Debian
25 86 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
26 84 (16.18%) Tomcat
27 82 (15.80%) Git (software)
28 79 (15.22%) E-Commerce

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 168 (32.37%) Apache
2 84 (16.18%) Tomcat
3 65 (12.52%) nginx
4 55 (10.60%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (8.29%) OpenStack
6 25 (4.82%) IIS
7 21 (4.05%) MS Exchange
8 20 (3.85%) SharePoint
9 17 (3.28%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.93%) JBoss
11 9 (1.73%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.96%) Confluence
13 4 (0.77%) Jetty
13 4 (0.77%) Node.js
14 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.39%) Lync
15 2 (0.39%) Drupal
15 2 (0.39%) OpenEdge
16 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.58%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.19%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 155 (29.87%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (8.29%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (5.59%) PaaS
4 17 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (2.70%) Office 365
6 12 (2.31%) Route 53
6 12 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (2.12%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.12%) IaaS
8 9 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.54%) SaaS
10 6 (1.16%) Rackspace Cloud
11 5 (0.96%) Joyent
12 3 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.39%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.39%) Heroku
13 2 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 109 (21.00%) DNS
2 89 (17.15%) SAN
3 55 (10.60%) DHCP
4 54 (10.40%) Firewall
5 52 (10.02%) LDAP
6 51 (9.83%) TCP/IP
6 51 (9.83%) VPN
7 31 (5.97%) VLAN
8 30 (5.78%) NAS
9 23 (4.43%) iSCSI
10 21 (4.05%) SSH
11 20 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (3.08%) HTTP
12 16 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (2.89%) VoIP
13 15 (2.89%) Internet
14 13 (2.50%) SNMP
15 10 (1.93%) BIG-IP
15 10 (1.93%) IPv4
15 10 (1.93%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (37.57%) MySQL
2 46 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 44 (8.48%) MongoDB
4 32 (6.17%) SQL Server
5 26 (5.01%) Couchbase
6 23 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.43%) MemSQL
7 20 (3.85%) Redis
8 14 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.12%) MariaDB
10 10 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (1.93%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.96%) Big Data
12 5 (0.96%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.77%) Informix
14 3 (0.58%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 96 (18.50%) Jenkins
2 82 (15.80%) Git (software)
3 63 (12.14%) Subversion
4 23 (4.43%) Gerrit
4 23 (4.43%) TeamCity
5 16 (3.08%) Emacs
6 10 (1.93%) Hudson
7 9 (1.73%) JIRA
7 9 (1.73%) Selenium
7 9 (1.73%) ProC
8 6 (1.16%) Ant
9 5 (0.96%) GDB
10 3 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.58%) Maven
11 2 (0.39%) FishEye
12 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 115 (22.16%) Finance
2 49 (9.44%) Banking
3 30 (5.78%) Retail
4 21 (4.05%) Games
5 20 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.50%) Law
7 10 (1.93%) Publishing
8 9 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.54%) Marketing
9 8 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.16%) Advertising
10 6 (1.16%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) International Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.83%) LAMP
2 41 (7.90%) Web Services
3 23 (4.43%) Akka
4 14 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (2.31%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (2.31%) Memcached
6 9 (1.73%) Lucene
6 9 (1.73%) boto
7 8 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.16%) JSON
8 6 (1.16%) J2EE
9 5 (0.96%) CSS
9 5 (0.96%) XML
10 4 (0.77%) .NET
11 3 (0.58%) AppFabric
11 3 (0.58%) FastCGI
12 2 (0.39%) WebKit
12 2 (0.39%) HTML
12 2 (0.39%) Middleware
12 2 (0.39%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.51%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.01%) Replication
3 22 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (3.85%) Clustering
5 19 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.66%) EqualLogic
6 13 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.31%) Eurex
8 10 (1.93%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.77%) PlayStation
13 4 (0.77%) Social Media
13 4 (0.77%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.77%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 519 (100.00%) Linux
2 184 (35.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 149 (28.71%) CentOS
4 134 (25.82%) Windows
5 131 (25.24%) UNIX
5 131 (25.24%) Ubuntu
6 87 (16.76%) Debian
7 41 (7.90%) Solaris
8 35 (6.74%) Fedora
9 30 (5.78%) Mac OS X
10 21 (4.05%) SUSE
11 16 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (1.73%) Scientific Linux
13 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.16%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (1.16%) Android
15 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (30.83%) DevOps
2 92 (17.73%) Configuration Management
3 79 (15.22%) E-Commerce
4 62 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (11.37%) Open Source
6 44 (8.48%) ITIL
7 41 (7.90%) Performance Tuning
8 33 (6.36%) Migration
9 31 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (5.59%) Load Balancing
11 26 (5.01%) Change Control
12 19 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (2.50%) Scrum
13 13 (2.50%) Problem Management
14 12 (2.31%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (2.31%) Low Latency
14 12 (2.31%) Auto-Scaling
15 11 (2.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (2.12%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (1.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 213 (41.04%) Python
2 188 (36.22%) Bash Shell
3 134 (25.82%) Ruby
4 116 (22.35%) Perl
5 100 (19.27%) Shell Script
6 64 (12.33%) PHP
6 64 (12.33%) Java
7 57 (10.98%) SQL
8 17 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.31%) C++
10 11 (2.12%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.54%) Scala
12 6 (1.16%) Tcl
12 6 (1.16%) C
13 5 (0.96%) Korn
14 4 (0.77%) AWK
15 3 (0.58%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.58%) C-shell
15 3 (0.58%) C#
16 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (8.67%) Degree
2 20 (3.85%) RHCE
3 14 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.31%) MCSE
5 8 (1.54%) CCNA
5 8 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.54%) LPIC
5 8 (1.54%) Linux+ Certification
6 6 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.16%) RHCSA
7 5 (0.96%) RHCA
8 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) MCITP
9 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.19%) CHFI
10 1 (0.19%) CEH
10 1 (0.19%) GIAC
10 1 (0.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.28%) QA
2 15 (2.89%) SLA
3 6 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (11.37%) NFS
3 47 (9.06%) Active Directory
4 39 (7.51%) Docker
5 33 (6.36%) vSphere
6 27 (5.20%) Varnish
7 26 (5.01%) Postfix
8 25 (4.82%) iptables
9 21 (4.05%) VMware ESX
10 18 (3.47%) KVM
11 17 (3.28%) Xen
12 8 (1.54%) XenServer
13 7 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (1.35%) VMware Server
13 7 (1.35%) Hyper-V
13 7 (1.35%) LXC
14 6 (1.16%) Openswan
14 6 (1.16%) Samba
15 5 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 244 (47.01%) Puppet
2 153 (29.48%) Opscode Chef
3 117 (22.54%) Nagios
4 43 (8.29%) Ansible
5 31 (5.97%) Cacti
6 24 (4.62%) ZABBIX
7 21 (4.05%) Vagrant
8 16 (3.08%) Salt
8 16 (3.08%) HAProxy
9 14 (2.70%) BMC Marimba
9 14 (2.70%) logstash
9 14 (2.70%) Check_MK
10 12 (2.31%) Tivoli
11 10 (1.93%) SmokePing
12 8 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (1.35%) CFEngine
13 7 (1.35%) Graphite
14 6 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
14 6 (1.16%) Ganglia
14 6 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 259 (49.90%) Red Hat
2 162 (31.21%) VMware
3 72 (13.87%) Oracle
4 53 (10.21%) Cisco
5 35 (6.74%) Microsoft
6 21 (4.05%) Rackspace
7 20 (3.85%) IBM
7 20 (3.85%) HP
8 19 (3.66%) Dell
9 17 (3.28%) Citrix
10 16 (3.08%) Veeam
11 14 (2.70%) Google
12 12 (2.31%) Patsystems
12 12 (2.31%) GL TRADE
12 12 (2.31%) Reuters
12 12 (2.31%) Bloomberg
12 12 (2.31%) NYFIX
12 12 (2.31%) Splunk
13 10 (1.93%) Sun
14 9 (1.73%) Juniper
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
J & C Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: up to 45k basic
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 23 days ago