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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 344 294 296
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 344 439 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.84% 1.06% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.10% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 314 393 433
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £64,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +11 42 £50,000 - 17
Brentford - 14 £37,500 -
Wimbledon +4 6 £60,000 +6.66%
Twickenham - 3 £50,000 -
Croydon - 2 £46,000 -
Ealing - 2 - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 713 (100.00%) Linux
2 350 (49.09%) Python
3 316 (44.32%) Puppet
4 302 (42.36%) Bash Shell
5 277 (38.85%) Red Hat
6 267 (37.45%) Apache
7 253 (35.48%) VMware
8 247 (34.64%) CentOS
9 245 (34.36%) MySQL
10 244 (34.22%) DevOps
11 235 (32.96%) Perl
12 228 (31.98%) Amazon AWS
13 220 (30.86%) LAMP
14 192 (26.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 184 (25.81%) Tomcat
16 162 (22.72%) Opscode Chef
17 156 (21.88%) Nagios
18 148 (20.76%) Finance
19 147 (20.62%) Windows
20 141 (19.78%) Shell Script
21 137 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
22 134 (18.79%) Unix
23 132 (18.51%) Ruby
24 130 (18.23%) Java
25 124 (17.39%) Jenkins
26 122 (17.11%) Ansible
27 117 (16.41%) Ubuntu
28 111 (15.57%) Configuration Management
29 110 (15.43%) SQL
30 109 (15.29%) Firewall

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 267 (37.45%) Apache
2 184 (25.81%) Tomcat
3 89 (12.48%) nginx
4 72 (10.10%) OpenStack
5 51 (7.15%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (4.49%) JBoss
7 18 (2.52%) MS Exchange
7 18 (2.52%) Node.js
8 17 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (2.10%) Apache Spark
9 15 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.40%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.26%) IIS
12 8 (1.12%) Confluence
13 7 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.84%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.70%) Drupal
15 5 (0.70%) Jetty
15 5 (0.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 21 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 228 (31.98%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.61%) IaaS
3 29 (4.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (3.65%) PaaS
6 24 (3.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 14 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (1.68%) Joyent
9 11 (1.54%) SaaS
10 9 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.12%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.84%) Office 365
13 3 (0.42%) Heroku
13 3 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.14%) DigitalOcean
15 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 109 (15.29%) Firewall
2 105 (14.73%) DNS
3 102 (14.31%) TCP/IP
4 59 (8.27%) SAN
5 54 (7.57%) VPN
6 53 (7.43%) LDAP
7 39 (5.47%) DHCP
8 32 (4.49%) WAN
9 31 (4.35%) LAN
10 28 (3.93%) iSCSI
11 23 (3.23%) NAS
11 23 (3.23%) VoIP
12 20 (2.81%) SNMP
12 20 (2.81%) SSH
12 20 (2.81%) VLAN
13 19 (2.66%) HTTP
14 17 (2.38%) MRTG
14 17 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
14 17 (2.38%) SMTP
15 15 (2.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (34.36%) MySQL
2 60 (8.42%) MongoDB
3 44 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (6.03%) Redis
5 36 (5.05%) Couchbase
6 29 (4.07%) Oracle Database
7 26 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 25 (3.51%) SQL Server
9 24 (3.37%) MemSQL
10 22 (3.09%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.95%) CouchDB
12 14 (1.96%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.26%) Big Data
14 5 (0.70%) Informix
15 4 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
16 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
16 2 (0.28%) HBase
16 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 124 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 65 (9.12%) Git (software)
3 55 (7.71%) Subversion
4 48 (6.73%) TeamCity
5 36 (5.05%) Gerrit
6 24 (3.37%) Hudson
7 17 (2.38%) Selenium
8 15 (2.10%) JIRA
9 12 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.68%) PHPUnit
10 5 (0.70%) Maven
10 5 (0.70%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.56%) Ant
11 4 (0.56%) Emacs
12 3 (0.42%) JBehave
12 3 (0.42%) JConsole
12 3 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.28%) GitLab
13 2 (0.28%) Trac
13 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 148 (20.76%) Finance
2 53 (7.43%) Law
3 51 (7.15%) Marketing
4 39 (5.47%) Banking
5 31 (4.35%) Games
6 27 (3.79%) Retail
7 13 (1.82%) Publishing
8 12 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.26%) International Banking
10 7 (0.98%) Electronics
10 7 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.70%) Automotive
13 4 (0.56%) Advertising
14 3 (0.42%) Legal
15 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.14%) Back Office
16 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (30.86%) LAMP
2 64 (8.98%) LEMP Stack
3 57 (7.99%) Web Services
4 38 (5.33%) Memcached
5 37 (5.19%) Akka
6 19 (2.66%) LAPP Stack
7 14 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (1.68%) Behat
10 10 (1.40%) CSS
11 9 (1.26%) XML
12 7 (0.98%) J2EE
12 7 (0.98%) JSON
12 7 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.84%) .NET
13 6 (0.84%) JMX
14 5 (0.70%) HornetQ
14 5 (0.70%) JDBC
14 5 (0.70%) VCL
15 4 (0.56%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 31 (4.35%) Clustering
4 31 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.21%) Fintech
6 17 (2.38%) Hedge funds
7 16 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.96%) Eurex
9 13 (1.82%) CESG
10 12 (1.68%) User Experience
11 10 (1.40%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.26%) Replication
13 8 (1.12%) Online Games
14 7 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.84%) EqualLogic
15 6 (0.84%) PKI
15 6 (0.84%) Robotics
16 5 (0.70%) Cryptography
16 5 (0.70%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 713 (100.00%) Linux
2 247 (34.64%) CentOS
3 192 (26.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 147 (20.62%) Windows
5 134 (18.79%) Unix
6 117 (16.41%) Ubuntu
7 84 (11.78%) Debian
8 61 (8.56%) Solaris
9 51 (7.15%) Windows Server
10 32 (4.49%) SUSE
11 25 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (3.37%) Fedora
13 16 (2.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 12 (1.68%) Amazon Linux
15 11 (1.54%) AIX
16 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.84%) SmartOS
18 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
19 2 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (34.22%) DevOps
2 111 (15.57%) Configuration Management
3 73 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (9.96%) High Availability
5 67 (9.40%) E-Commerce
6 66 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (8.84%) Open Source
8 60 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 53 (7.43%) Load Balancing
10 44 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
11 43 (6.03%) ITIL
12 31 (4.35%) Change Control
13 25 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
13 25 (3.51%) Migration
13 25 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
14 24 (3.37%) Mentoring
15 21 (2.95%) Problem Management
16 18 (2.52%) Network Design
17 15 (2.10%) Project Management
18 14 (1.96%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 350 (49.09%) Python
2 302 (42.36%) Bash Shell
3 235 (32.96%) Perl
4 141 (19.78%) Shell Script
5 132 (18.51%) Ruby
6 130 (18.23%) Java
7 110 (15.43%) SQL
8 107 (15.01%) PHP
9 30 (4.21%) C++
10 24 (3.37%) JavaScript
11 23 (3.23%) AWK
12 16 (2.24%) C
13 14 (1.96%) Tcl
14 12 (1.68%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.12%) Bourne shell
16 7 (0.98%) Scala
16 7 (0.98%) sed
17 6 (0.84%) C#
17 6 (0.84%) Korn
18 3 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (7.29%) Degree
2 28 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.09%) RHCE
5 19 (2.66%) CCNA
5 19 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.82%) MCSE
6 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.26%) CCNP
8 7 (0.98%) CFA
8 7 (0.98%) MBA
8 7 (0.98%) PhD
9 6 (0.84%) RHCA
10 5 (0.70%) RHCT
11 2 (0.28%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.14%) Linux+ Certification
12 1 (0.14%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.95%) PCI DSS
2 15 (2.10%) SLA
3 7 (0.98%) QA
4 6 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 137 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (12.48%) KVM
3 70 (9.82%) Active Directory
4 51 (7.15%) Docker
4 51 (7.15%) Xen
5 50 (7.01%) Varnish
6 49 (6.87%) NFS
7 30 (4.21%) iptables
8 22 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (2.95%) Hyper-V
9 21 (2.95%) Samba
10 19 (2.66%) vSphere
11 18 (2.52%) XenServer
12 17 (2.38%) VMware ESX
13 16 (2.24%) GPFS
14 15 (2.10%) Snort
15 10 (1.40%) Postfix
15 10 (1.40%) Squid
16 9 (1.26%) LXC
17 8 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 316 (44.32%) Puppet
2 162 (22.72%) Opscode Chef
3 156 (21.88%) Nagios
4 122 (17.11%) Ansible
5 53 (7.43%) ZABBIX
6 23 (3.23%) Graphite
7 20 (2.81%) CFEngine
8 19 (2.66%) Red Hat Satellite
9 18 (2.52%) Icinga
10 16 (2.24%) HAProxy
11 15 (2.10%) Cacti
11 15 (2.10%) yum
12 14 (1.96%) SELinux
12 14 (1.96%) WSUS
13 13 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
13 13 (1.82%) Tivoli
14 12 (1.68%) Cobbler
15 10 (1.40%) logstash
15 10 (1.40%) Oracle ZFS
16 9 (1.26%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 277 (38.85%) Red Hat
2 253 (35.48%) VMware
3 77 (10.80%) Oracle
4 60 (8.42%) Cisco
5 55 (7.71%) Microsoft
6 32 (4.49%) EMC
7 28 (3.93%) NetApp
8 19 (2.66%) New Relic
9 18 (2.52%) Bloomberg
9 18 (2.52%) Reuters
9 18 (2.52%) Veritas
10 17 (2.38%) Rackspace
10 17 (2.38%) Splunk
11 15 (2.10%) Atlassian
11 15 (2.10%) Dell
12 14 (1.96%) Fidessa
12 14 (1.96%) GL TRADE
12 14 (1.96%) NYFIX
12 14 (1.96%) Patsystems
13 13 (1.82%) IBM
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / 10% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Equity in the company / benefits /
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum +Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Full Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Romford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £46000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £450000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago