The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 363 300 280
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 341 358 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.79% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.84% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 322 323 447
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Administrator
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 62 £47,000 -6.00% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £36,250 -34.09%
Croydon -8 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Romford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 705 (100.00%) Linux
2 385 (54.61%) Puppet
3 316 (44.82%) Red Hat
4 285 (40.43%) Apache
5 273 (38.72%) Perl
6 270 (38.30%) Python
7 265 (37.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 248 (35.18%) CentOS
9 236 (33.48%) Bash Shell
10 232 (32.91%) Ubuntu
11 229 (32.48%) MySQL
12 228 (32.34%) Opscode Chef
13 188 (26.67%) VMware
14 184 (26.10%) Ruby
15 172 (24.40%) Debian
16 160 (22.70%) PHP
17 153 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
18 151 (21.42%) Java
18 151 (21.42%) Windows
19 145 (20.57%) Tomcat
20 141 (20.00%) Nagios
21 137 (19.43%) UNIX
22 136 (19.29%) Open Source
23 114 (16.17%) Shell Script
23 114 (16.17%) SAN
24 111 (15.74%) Firewall
25 109 (15.46%) Web Services
26 108 (15.32%) Git (software)
27 105 (14.89%) DNS
28 103 (14.61%) nginx

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 285 (40.43%) Apache
2 145 (20.57%) Tomcat
3 103 (14.61%) nginx
4 53 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (4.26%) IIS
6 29 (4.11%) WebSphere
7 22 (3.12%) OpenStack
7 22 (3.12%) Confluence
8 21 (2.98%) Node.js
9 16 (2.27%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.13%) CloudStack
11 11 (1.56%) Jetty
11 11 (1.56%) CMS
12 6 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.43%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.43%) Drupal
14 3 (0.43%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 17 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.57%) Maya
3 1 (0.14%) MS Project
3 1 (0.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.70%) Summit
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 153 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (5.11%) Amazon S3
4 28 (3.97%) Joyent
5 27 (3.83%) SaaS
6 22 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.28%) GitHub
8 6 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.85%) IaaS
9 3 (0.43%) Route 53
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (16.17%) SAN
2 111 (15.74%) Firewall
3 105 (14.89%) DNS
4 94 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 79 (11.21%) LDAP
6 66 (9.36%) VPN
7 63 (8.94%) NAS
8 51 (7.23%) HTTP
9 34 (4.82%) SMTP
10 28 (3.97%) VLAN
11 25 (3.55%) iSCSI
12 21 (2.98%) Internet
12 21 (2.98%) SSL
13 19 (2.70%) Multicast
13 19 (2.70%) SSH
14 17 (2.41%) VoIP
15 16 (2.27%) Kerberos
15 16 (2.27%) Wireshark
16 15 (2.13%) tcpdump
17 13 (1.84%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (32.48%) MySQL
2 88 (12.48%) Redis
3 70 (9.93%) MongoDB
4 56 (7.94%) NoSQL
5 46 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (4.54%) SQL Server
7 27 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 21 (2.98%) Hadoop
8 21 (2.98%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.27%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.56%) Pentaho
12 10 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.42%) Big Data
12 10 (1.42%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.85%) DB2
14 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.43%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 108 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 77 (10.92%) Subversion
3 66 (9.36%) Jenkins
4 36 (5.11%) JIRA
5 19 (2.70%) FishEye
6 15 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (1.84%) Maven
8 11 (1.56%) Selenium
9 10 (1.42%) Ant
10 8 (1.13%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.57%) JUnit
11 4 (0.57%) Hudson
12 3 (0.43%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.43%) Juju
13 2 (0.28%) Expression Web
General
1 96 (13.62%) Finance
2 66 (9.36%) Games
3 33 (4.68%) Banking
4 23 (3.26%) Law
5 19 (2.70%) Retail
6 14 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.99%) Marketing
7 13 (1.84%) Advertising
8 12 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.71%) Publishing
9 5 (0.71%) Front Office
10 4 (0.57%) Back Office
11 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (15.46%) Web Services
2 95 (13.48%) LAMP
3 36 (5.11%) XML
4 26 (3.69%) JSON
5 24 (3.40%) Memcached
6 23 (3.26%) CSS
7 22 (3.12%) .NET
8 17 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (2.27%) Lucene
9 16 (2.27%) Django
10 12 (1.70%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.70%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (1.56%) HTML
11 11 (1.56%) CGI
12 10 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (1.42%) J2EE
13 9 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (1.13%) RESTful
15 6 (0.85%) X-Windows
16 4 (0.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 136 (19.29%) Open Source
2 89 (12.62%) Clustering
3 33 (4.68%) Replication
4 26 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.84%) Social Media
7 17 (2.41%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.84%) Online Games
8 13 (1.84%) iPad
8 13 (1.84%) Firmware
9 12 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.70%) BBC
10 10 (1.42%) Derivative
11 9 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.13%) Blog
12 8 (1.13%) iSeries
12 8 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.99%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.85%) Spread Betting
15 5 (0.71%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 705 (100.00%) Linux
2 265 (37.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 248 (35.18%) CentOS
4 232 (32.91%) Ubuntu
5 172 (24.40%) Debian
6 151 (21.42%) Windows
7 137 (19.43%) UNIX
8 93 (13.19%) Solaris
9 32 (4.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (4.40%) SUSE
11 23 (3.26%) Android
11 23 (3.26%) Apple iOS
12 19 (2.70%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.99%) AIX
13 14 (1.99%) FreeBSD
14 12 (1.70%) Fedora
15 10 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.85%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (12.77%) Configuration Management
2 85 (12.06%) E-Commerce
3 78 (11.06%) Load Balancing
4 68 (9.65%) ITIL
5 34 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (4.54%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (4.54%) Performance Tuning
7 31 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (3.69%) Low Latency
9 25 (3.55%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (3.12%) Build Automation
11 21 (2.98%) Problem Management
11 21 (2.98%) High Availability
12 20 (2.84%) Scrum
13 18 (2.55%) Release Management
14 15 (2.13%) Migration
15 13 (1.84%) Network Monitoring
16 12 (1.70%) Change Management
16 12 (1.70%) Change Control
17 11 (1.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 273 (38.72%) Perl
2 270 (38.30%) Python
3 236 (33.48%) Bash Shell
4 184 (26.10%) Ruby
5 160 (22.70%) PHP
6 151 (21.42%) Java
7 114 (16.17%) Shell Script
8 92 (13.05%) SQL
9 26 (3.69%) JavaScript
10 21 (2.98%) Bourne shell
11 19 (2.70%) Scala
11 19 (2.70%) C
12 18 (2.55%) AWK
13 15 (2.13%) Clojure
14 12 (1.70%) sed
15 6 (0.85%) Korn
16 5 (0.71%) Jython
17 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
19 1 (0.14%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 50 (7.09%) Degree
2 42 (5.96%) RHCE
3 16 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.27%) MCSE
4 15 (2.13%) LPIC
4 15 (2.13%) Linux+ Certification
5 9 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.99%) CCNA
6 7 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.99%) RHCT
7 3 (0.43%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.69%) SLA
2 15 (2.13%) QA
3 14 (1.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (12.20%) KVM
3 61 (8.65%) NFS
4 47 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 43 (6.10%) Postfix
5 43 (6.10%) Xen
6 35 (4.96%) Sendmail
7 26 (3.69%) Varnish
8 19 (2.70%) Samba
9 13 (1.84%) vSphere
10 12 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.85%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.57%) XenServer
13 3 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.43%) qmail
13 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.28%) Snort
15 1 (0.14%) OpenSIPS
15 1 (0.14%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 385 (54.61%) Puppet
2 228 (32.34%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (20.00%) Nagios
4 35 (4.96%) Cacti
5 34 (4.82%) CFEngine
6 30 (4.26%) ZABBIX
7 25 (3.55%) Tivoli
8 18 (2.55%) SCOM
9 17 (2.41%) HAProxy
10 16 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 10 (1.42%) Munin
12 9 (1.28%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.28%) Ganglia
12 9 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
12 9 (1.28%) OpenView
13 8 (1.13%) Zenoss
14 7 (0.99%) Cobbler
14 7 (0.99%) YUM
15 5 (0.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 5 (0.71%) Scalr
Vendors
1 316 (44.82%) Red Hat
2 188 (26.67%) VMware
3 89 (12.62%) Oracle
4 74 (10.50%) JBoss
5 57 (8.09%) HP
6 54 (7.66%) Cisco
7 38 (5.39%) Rackspace
8 33 (4.68%) IBM
9 28 (3.97%) Microsoft
10 17 (2.41%) Google
10 17 (2.41%) EMC
11 14 (1.99%) Juniper
11 14 (1.99%) Facebook
12 13 (1.84%) SolarWinds
12 13 (1.84%) Percona
12 13 (1.84%) Veritas
13 11 (1.56%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.56%) Sun
14 10 (1.42%) Citrix
15 9 (1.28%) Patsystems
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