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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 359 371 358
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 283 331 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.73% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 245 311 238
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
41333 45058 41496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.49% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35059 37848 34733
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 £75,000
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 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 30 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 +14 49 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Croydon - 2 £40,000 -
Wembley 0 1 £32,500 -22.61%
Clapham - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 534 (100.00%) Linux
2 267 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 250 (46.82%) Puppet
4 228 (42.70%) Python
5 193 (36.14%) MySQL
6 188 (35.21%) Bash Shell
7 184 (34.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 179 (33.52%) Apache
9 166 (31.09%) VMware
10 161 (30.15%) CentOS
11 159 (29.78%) DevOps
12 157 (29.40%) Opscode Chef
12 157 (29.40%) Amazon AWS
13 142 (26.59%) Ruby
13 142 (26.59%) Windows
14 128 (23.97%) Perl
15 126 (23.60%) UNIX
16 118 (22.10%) Finance
17 117 (21.91%) Ubuntu
18 115 (21.54%) DNS
19 109 (20.41%) Nagios
20 98 (18.35%) Shell Script
21 96 (17.98%) Jenkins
22 95 (17.79%) SAN
23 93 (17.42%) Debian
24 92 (17.23%) Configuration Management
25 86 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
26 81 (15.17%) Tomcat
27 80 (14.98%) Git (software)
28 70 (13.11%) E-Commerce

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 179 (33.52%) Apache
2 81 (15.17%) Tomcat
3 63 (11.80%) nginx
4 58 (10.86%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (7.87%) OpenStack
6 25 (4.68%) MS Exchange
7 21 (3.93%) IIS
8 20 (3.75%) SharePoint
9 16 (3.00%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.62%) JBoss
11 9 (1.69%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.75%) Confluence
13 3 (0.56%) Node.js
13 3 (0.56%) TorqueBox
14 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.37%) Drupal
14 2 (0.37%) Jetty
14 2 (0.37%) OpenEdge
15 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (0.56%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 157 (29.40%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.49%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (5.99%) PaaS
4 15 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (2.81%) IaaS
5 14 (2.62%) Office 365
5 14 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (2.25%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (2.25%) SaaS
7 9 (1.69%) Route 53
8 7 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.12%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.56%) Joyent
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.37%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.37%) Heroku
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 115 (21.54%) DNS
2 95 (17.79%) SAN
3 55 (10.30%) TCP/IP
3 55 (10.30%) LDAP
4 54 (10.11%) DHCP
5 51 (9.55%) Firewall
6 44 (8.24%) VPN
7 33 (6.18%) NAS
8 27 (5.06%) VLAN
9 26 (4.87%) SSH
10 21 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (3.93%) Internet
10 21 (3.93%) iSCSI
11 16 (3.00%) HTTP
11 16 (3.00%) SNMP
12 11 (2.06%) VoIP
12 11 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (2.06%) MRTG
13 9 (1.69%) LAN
14 8 (1.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (36.14%) MySQL
2 46 (8.61%) MongoDB
3 34 (6.37%) NoSQL
4 30 (5.62%) SQL Server
5 26 (4.87%) Couchbase
6 24 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (4.49%) MemSQL
7 17 (3.18%) Redis
8 13 (2.43%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.12%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.94%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.94%) Big Data
13 4 (0.75%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.56%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.56%) Informix
15 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 96 (17.98%) Jenkins
2 80 (14.98%) Git (software)
3 61 (11.42%) Subversion
4 24 (4.49%) TeamCity
4 24 (4.49%) Gerrit
5 16 (3.00%) Emacs
6 12 (2.25%) Selenium
6 12 (2.25%) ProC
7 10 (1.87%) JIRA
7 10 (1.87%) Hudson
8 5 (0.94%) GDB
9 4 (0.75%) Ant
10 3 (0.56%) Maven
10 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.19%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.19%) FishEye
12 1 (0.19%) Behat
General
1 118 (22.10%) Finance
2 53 (9.93%) Banking
3 34 (6.37%) Retail
4 19 (3.56%) Games
4 19 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.25%) Law
6 10 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.87%) Publishing
6 10 (1.87%) Marketing
7 9 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.94%) Advertising
8 5 (0.94%) Legal
8 5 (0.94%) International Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.37%) Back Office
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.11%) LAMP
2 34 (6.37%) Web Services
3 24 (4.49%) Akka
4 14 (2.62%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (2.43%) Memcached
6 11 (2.06%) Lucene
6 11 (2.06%) boto
7 10 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (1.12%) J2EE
9 4 (0.75%) JSON
10 3 (0.56%) AppFabric
10 3 (0.56%) FastCGI
10 3 (0.56%) CSS
10 3 (0.56%) .NET
10 3 (0.56%) XML
10 3 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.37%) Django
11 2 (0.37%) Middleware
11 2 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.80%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.49%) Replication
3 23 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (3.93%) Clustering
5 20 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.37%) EqualLogic
7 16 (3.00%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.81%) Private Cloud
9 12 (2.25%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.87%) Eurex
11 9 (1.69%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (0.94%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.94%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.94%) HACMP
15 4 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (0.75%) Social Media
15 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.56%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 534 (100.00%) Linux
2 184 (34.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 161 (30.15%) CentOS
4 142 (26.59%) Windows
5 126 (23.60%) UNIX
6 117 (21.91%) Ubuntu
7 93 (17.42%) Debian
8 37 (6.93%) Fedora
9 36 (6.74%) Solaris
10 30 (5.62%) Mac OS X
11 20 (3.75%) SUSE
12 15 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (2.25%) Scientific Linux
14 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (1.12%) AIX
16 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.94%) Android
16 5 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (29.78%) DevOps
2 92 (17.23%) Configuration Management
3 70 (13.11%) E-Commerce
4 66 (12.36%) Open Source
5 60 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (8.61%) ITIL
7 40 (7.49%) Performance Tuning
8 33 (6.18%) Migration
9 31 (5.81%) Load Balancing
10 30 (5.62%) Change Control
11 24 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (2.81%) Scrum
14 14 (2.62%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (2.25%) Problem Management
16 11 (2.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
16 11 (2.06%) Low Latency
16 11 (2.06%) Kalman Filter
17 10 (1.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 228 (42.70%) Python
2 188 (35.21%) Bash Shell
3 142 (26.59%) Ruby
4 128 (23.97%) Perl
5 98 (18.35%) Shell Script
6 64 (11.99%) PHP
7 60 (11.24%) Java
8 52 (9.74%) SQL
9 15 (2.81%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.25%) C++
11 11 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.50%) Scala
13 7 (1.31%) C
14 6 (1.12%) Tcl
15 5 (0.94%) AWK
15 5 (0.94%) Korn
16 3 (0.56%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.56%) C-shell
16 3 (0.56%) C#
17 2 (0.37%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 48 (8.99%) Degree
2 20 (3.75%) RHCE
3 14 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.25%) MCSE
5 10 (1.87%) CCNA
5 10 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.50%) LPIC
6 8 (1.50%) Linux+ Certification
7 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.12%) RHCSA
9 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.94%) RHCA
10 2 (0.37%) GIAC
10 2 (0.37%) MCITP
10 2 (0.37%) CHFI
10 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.37%) CISSP
10 2 (0.37%) CCIE
10 2 (0.37%) CCNP
11 1 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.81%) QA
2 13 (2.43%) SLA
3 9 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (11.99%) NFS
3 58 (10.86%) Active Directory
4 42 (7.87%) Docker
5 34 (6.37%) iptables
6 30 (5.62%) vSphere
7 27 (5.06%) Postfix
7 27 (5.06%) KVM
8 25 (4.68%) Varnish
9 20 (3.75%) VMware ESX
10 19 (3.56%) Xen
11 8 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.50%) XenServer
11 8 (1.50%) GPFS
11 8 (1.50%) LXC
12 7 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.31%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.12%) Samba
13 6 (1.12%) Squid
13 6 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 250 (46.82%) Puppet
2 157 (29.40%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (20.41%) Nagios
4 47 (8.80%) Ansible
5 25 (4.68%) ZABBIX
6 24 (4.49%) Cacti
7 15 (2.81%) HAProxy
8 14 (2.62%) BMC Marimba
8 14 (2.62%) Salt
8 14 (2.62%) Check_MK
9 12 (2.25%) logstash
9 12 (2.25%) Vagrant
10 11 (2.06%) Tivoli
11 10 (1.87%) SmokePing
12 8 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (1.31%) Oracle ZFS
14 6 (1.12%) Graphite
14 6 (1.12%) CFEngine
14 6 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (0.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 267 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 166 (31.09%) VMware
3 68 (12.73%) Oracle
4 49 (9.18%) Cisco
5 45 (8.43%) Microsoft
6 25 (4.68%) HP
7 22 (4.12%) Rackspace
8 21 (3.93%) IBM
9 18 (3.37%) Dell
10 17 (3.18%) Google
10 17 (3.18%) Veeam
11 15 (2.81%) Citrix
12 12 (2.25%) Reuters
12 12 (2.25%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.87%) NYFIX
13 10 (1.87%) Patsystems
13 10 (1.87%) GL TRADE
13 10 (1.87%) Sun
13 10 (1.87%) F5
14 8 (1.50%) Sybase
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus equity
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arden Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: up to 45k basic
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, gym, pens+
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + pension, medical, free parking
Posted: 6 days ago