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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 339 321 317
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 312 347 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.87% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 288 342 335
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -5 55 £47,500 +3.26% 9
Surbiton - 5 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 4 £33,750 -3.57%
Wimbledon - 2 £58,750 -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 706 (100.00%) Linux
2 386 (54.67%) Puppet
3 322 (45.61%) Python
4 300 (42.49%) Red Hat
5 283 (40.08%) MySQL
6 279 (39.52%) Bash Shell
7 277 (39.24%) Perl
8 245 (34.70%) Nagios
9 239 (33.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 230 (32.58%) Opscode Chef
11 222 (31.44%) Ruby
12 220 (31.16%) Apache
12 220 (31.16%) VMware
13 219 (31.02%) CentOS
13 219 (31.02%) DevOps
14 196 (27.76%) Windows
15 195 (27.62%) Tomcat
16 189 (26.77%) UNIX
17 177 (25.07%) Java
18 171 (24.22%) PHP
19 166 (23.51%) Ubuntu
20 163 (23.09%) E-Commerce
21 154 (21.81%) nginx
22 144 (20.40%) Open Source
23 124 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
24 120 (17.00%) LAMP
25 115 (16.29%) Debian
25 115 (16.29%) Configuration Management
26 110 (15.58%) Git (software)
27 108 (15.30%) NoSQL

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 220 (31.16%) Apache
2 195 (27.62%) Tomcat
3 154 (21.81%) nginx
4 48 (6.80%) OpenStack
5 43 (6.09%) JBoss
6 29 (4.11%) IIS
7 25 (3.54%) Apache Solr
8 22 (3.12%) WebLogic
9 21 (2.97%) Jetty
10 20 (2.83%) Confluence
11 17 (2.41%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (1.42%) CloudStack
13 10 (1.42%) Node.js
14 5 (0.71%) CMS
14 5 (0.71%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.71%) Lync
15 2 (0.28%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
16 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 26 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 103 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (4.25%) SaaS
3 30 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (4.11%) Amazon S3
5 25 (3.54%) IaaS
6 21 (2.97%) Rackspace Cloud
7 19 (2.69%) Route 53
8 18 (2.55%) SoftLayer
9 11 (1.56%) Joyent
9 11 (1.56%) PaaS
9 11 (1.56%) GitHub
10 8 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.71%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.42%) Sumo Logic
12 3 (0.42%) Heroku
12 3 (0.42%) Office 365
13 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (15.16%) DNS
2 102 (14.45%) TCP/IP
3 80 (11.33%) Firewall
4 68 (9.63%) SAN
5 50 (7.08%) LDAP
5 50 (7.08%) HTTP
6 42 (5.95%) SSH
7 35 (4.96%) LAN
8 32 (4.53%) SMTP
8 32 (4.53%) FTP
9 30 (4.25%) VPN
10 27 (3.82%) DHCP
11 24 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (3.12%) VLAN
13 21 (2.97%) IPv4
13 21 (2.97%) BIG-IP
14 18 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (2.55%) HTTPS
15 17 (2.41%) VoIP
15 17 (2.41%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (40.08%) MySQL
2 108 (15.30%) NoSQL
3 86 (12.18%) PostgreSQL
4 70 (9.92%) MongoDB
5 55 (7.79%) Redis
6 45 (6.37%) SQL Server
7 40 (5.67%) Hadoop
8 39 (5.52%) Big Data
9 27 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (3.12%) Relational Database
11 21 (2.97%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.42%) MariaDB
14 9 (1.27%) CouchDB
15 8 (1.13%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.99%) DB2
17 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
18 5 (0.71%) Data Mining
18 5 (0.71%) Informix
19 4 (0.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 110 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 102 (14.45%) Jenkins
3 82 (11.61%) Subversion
4 23 (3.26%) JIRA
5 17 (2.41%) Hudson
5 17 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.27%) Ant
7 5 (0.71%) Maven
8 4 (0.57%) Gradle
8 4 (0.57%) FishEye
8 4 (0.57%) Firebug
9 3 (0.42%) Emacs
9 3 (0.42%) Juju
10 1 (0.14%) Selenium
10 1 (0.14%) VisualVM
10 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
General
1 86 (12.18%) Finance
2 50 (7.08%) Games
3 33 (4.67%) Banking
4 25 (3.54%) Retail
5 24 (3.40%) Advertising
6 22 (3.12%) Law
7 18 (2.55%) Publishing
7 18 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.27%) French Language
9 7 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.99%) Marketing
10 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.42%) Back Office
10 3 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (17.00%) LAMP
2 84 (11.90%) Web Services
3 40 (5.67%) Memcached
4 18 (2.55%) XML
5 16 (2.27%) Django
5 16 (2.27%) HTML
6 15 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (1.70%) CSS
8 10 (1.42%) HornetQ
8 10 (1.42%) JMX
9 9 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (1.13%) Symfony
10 8 (1.13%) JSON
11 7 (0.99%) .NET
11 7 (0.99%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (0.71%) Java EE
14 4 (0.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 144 (20.40%) Open Source
2 49 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 34 (4.82%) Clustering
3 34 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.26%) Replication
5 14 (1.98%) Hedge funds
5 14 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.56%) Social Media
7 10 (1.42%) Online Games
8 9 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.13%) Social Network
10 6 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.71%) iPad
11 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.57%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.42%) Mobile Games
13 3 (0.42%) Physics
13 3 (0.42%) IPTV
13 3 (0.42%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 706 (100.00%) Linux
2 239 (33.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 219 (31.02%) CentOS
4 196 (27.76%) Windows
5 189 (26.77%) UNIX
6 166 (23.51%) Ubuntu
7 115 (16.29%) Debian
8 56 (7.93%) Solaris
9 33 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (3.40%) SUSE
11 16 (2.27%) Windows 7
11 16 (2.27%) Mac OS X
12 13 (1.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 12 (1.70%) Fedora
14 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.71%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.57%) Scientific Linux
17 3 (0.42%) NetWare
18 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (31.02%) DevOps
2 163 (23.09%) E-Commerce
3 115 (16.29%) Configuration Management
4 86 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (8.50%) ITIL
7 41 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
8 40 (5.67%) Load Balancing
9 26 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (3.40%) Project Management
11 22 (3.12%) Service Management
12 21 (2.97%) OO
13 20 (2.83%) Software Engineering
14 19 (2.69%) Migration
15 18 (2.55%) OOP
16 15 (2.12%) Information Management
16 15 (2.12%) Performance Monitoring
17 14 (1.98%) High Availability
17 14 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
18 13 (1.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 322 (45.61%) Python
2 279 (39.52%) Bash Shell
3 277 (39.24%) Perl
4 222 (31.44%) Ruby
5 177 (25.07%) Java
6 171 (24.22%) PHP
7 101 (14.31%) SQL
8 97 (13.74%) Shell Script
9 28 (3.97%) JavaScript
10 24 (3.40%) C
11 15 (2.12%) AWK
11 15 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.84%) sed
13 12 (1.70%) C++
14 9 (1.27%) VBScript
14 9 (1.27%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.57%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.57%) Groovy
15 4 (0.57%) Scala
15 4 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 62 (8.78%) Degree
2 30 (4.25%) RHCE
3 16 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.12%) CCNA
5 8 (1.13%) LPIC
5 8 (1.13%) Linux+ Certification
5 8 (1.13%) RHCSA
6 5 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.57%) PMP
7 4 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.57%) MCSE
8 2 (0.28%) CISSP
8 2 (0.28%) CISMP
8 2 (0.28%) CEH
8 2 (0.28%) CISM
9 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.11%) QA
2 13 (1.84%) SLA
3 12 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (9.07%) Xen
3 62 (8.78%) KVM
4 57 (8.07%) Varnish
5 38 (5.38%) Active Directory
6 35 (4.96%) NFS
7 26 (3.68%) vSphere
8 22 (3.12%) Postfix
9 21 (2.97%) Snort
10 19 (2.69%) Docker
11 12 (1.70%) Sendmail
12 11 (1.56%) XenServer
13 10 (1.42%) Openswan
13 10 (1.42%) Squid
14 8 (1.13%) Samba
15 7 (0.99%) LXC
15 7 (0.99%) Firmware
15 7 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.85%) VMware ESX
17 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 386 (54.67%) Puppet
2 245 (34.70%) Nagios
3 230 (32.58%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (10.62%) Ansible
5 70 (9.92%) ZABBIX
6 66 (9.35%) Cacti
7 52 (7.37%) Salt
8 50 (7.08%) Vagrant
9 28 (3.97%) Ganglia
10 26 (3.68%) logstash
11 24 (3.40%) Graphite
12 15 (2.12%) CFEngine
13 14 (1.98%) NetBackup
14 13 (1.84%) HAProxy
15 11 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 11 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
16 10 (1.42%) Zenoss
17 7 (0.99%) Check_MK
18 6 (0.85%) Cobbler
19 5 (0.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 300 (42.49%) Red Hat
2 220 (31.16%) VMware
3 74 (10.48%) Cisco
4 72 (10.20%) Oracle
5 35 (4.96%) Microsoft
6 32 (4.53%) Rackspace
7 24 (3.40%) Splunk
8 21 (2.97%) Percona
9 20 (2.83%) F5
9 20 (2.83%) NetApp
10 19 (2.69%) SolarWinds
11 18 (2.55%) HP
12 16 (2.27%) Veritas
12 16 (2.27%) Reuters
13 15 (2.12%) EMC
14 14 (1.98%) Citrix
15 13 (1.84%) Atlassian
15 13 (1.84%) Riverbed
16 12 (1.70%) Juniper
17 11 (1.56%) Bloomberg
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