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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 398 364 309
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 252 332 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.68% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.73% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 235 310 325
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,462 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
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
41632 45743 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.54% 93.84% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35154 37996 35183
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +29 55 £47,500 +1.06% 9
Kingston Upon Thames +8 4 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £47,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 553 (100.00%) Linux
2 271 (49.01%) Red Hat
3 263 (47.56%) Puppet
4 213 (38.52%) Python
5 210 (37.97%) MySQL
6 199 (35.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 197 (35.62%) Bash Shell
8 182 (32.91%) DevOps
9 177 (32.01%) Apache
10 173 (31.28%) VMware
11 172 (31.10%) CentOS
12 160 (28.93%) Perl
13 156 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
14 145 (26.22%) Amazon AWS
15 142 (25.68%) Ruby
16 141 (25.50%) Ubuntu
17 139 (25.14%) Nagios
18 129 (23.33%) UNIX
19 122 (22.06%) Tomcat
20 114 (20.61%) Windows
21 104 (18.81%) Debian
22 103 (18.63%) Java
23 99 (17.90%) DNS
23 99 (17.90%) Finance
24 95 (17.18%) PHP
25 94 (17.00%) E-Commerce
26 88 (15.91%) SQL
26 88 (15.91%) Configuration Management
26 88 (15.91%) nginx
27 84 (15.19%) Shell Script

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 177 (32.01%) Apache
2 122 (22.06%) Tomcat
3 88 (15.91%) nginx
4 47 (8.50%) OpenStack
5 42 (7.59%) IIS
6 30 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (2.89%) JBoss
8 14 (2.53%) Confluence
9 12 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.17%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.99%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.99%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.45%) Node.js
12 5 (0.90%) Jetty
12 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.54%) Lync
14 2 (0.36%) Drupal
14 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.36%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 145 (26.22%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (8.50%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (4.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 24 (4.34%) Amazon S3
4 24 (4.34%) IaaS
5 20 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (3.07%) Route 53
7 16 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (2.71%) SaaS
9 12 (2.17%) PaaS
10 10 (1.81%) Joyent
11 8 (1.45%) Rackspace Cloud
11 8 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (1.08%) SoftLayer
12 6 (1.08%) Office 365
13 5 (0.90%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.54%) Heroku
14 3 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 99 (17.90%) DNS
2 73 (13.20%) SAN
3 55 (9.95%) Firewall
3 55 (9.95%) TCP/IP
4 44 (7.96%) VPN
5 42 (7.59%) DHCP
6 39 (7.05%) LDAP
7 28 (5.06%) HTTP
8 24 (4.34%) SMTP
9 23 (4.16%) VLAN
10 22 (3.98%) SSH
10 22 (3.98%) FTP
11 19 (3.44%) LAN
11 19 (3.44%) VoIP
11 19 (3.44%) iSCSI
12 17 (3.07%) NAS
13 16 (2.89%) IPv4
14 15 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (37.97%) MySQL
2 59 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 42 (7.59%) MongoDB
4 38 (6.87%) Redis
5 37 (6.69%) SQL Server
6 35 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (3.25%) Oracle Database
8 17 (3.07%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.89%) Big Data
10 13 (2.35%) Couchbase
10 13 (2.35%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (1.99%) MariaDB
13 9 (1.63%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.08%) Informix
14 6 (1.08%) MemSQL
15 5 (0.90%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 76 (13.74%) Jenkins
2 72 (13.02%) Git (software)
3 59 (10.67%) Subversion
4 12 (2.17%) JIRA
4 12 (2.17%) Ant
5 11 (1.99%) Emacs
6 8 (1.45%) Hudson
7 6 (1.08%) Gerrit
7 6 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.08%) Maven
8 5 (0.90%) FishEye
9 4 (0.72%) Gradle
9 4 (0.72%) GDB
9 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.36%) Firebug
12 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 99 (17.90%) Finance
2 49 (8.86%) Games
3 41 (7.41%) Banking
4 24 (4.34%) Retail
5 21 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.89%) Law
7 15 (2.71%) Advertising
8 10 (1.81%) Publishing
9 9 (1.63%) French Language
10 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.72%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Back Office
12 2 (0.36%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.31%) LAMP
2 50 (9.04%) Web Services
3 27 (4.88%) Memcached
4 15 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (1.81%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (1.63%) XML
7 9 (1.63%) HTML
8 8 (1.45%) CSS
9 7 (1.27%) .NET
10 6 (1.08%) JSON
10 6 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (1.08%) Akka
11 5 (0.90%) J2EE
12 4 (0.72%) jQuery
13 3 (0.54%) FastCGI
13 3 (0.54%) AppFabric
14 2 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (0.36%) Django
15 1 (0.18%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 81 (14.65%) Open Source
2 29 (5.24%) Replication
3 21 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (2.53%) Clustering
6 13 (2.35%) EqualLogic
6 13 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.17%) Eurex
7 12 (2.17%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.63%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.08%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.72%) Social Network
13 4 (0.72%) Online Games
13 4 (0.72%) PlayStation
14 3 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 553 (100.00%) Linux
2 199 (35.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 172 (31.10%) CentOS
4 141 (25.50%) Ubuntu
5 129 (23.33%) UNIX
6 114 (20.61%) Windows
7 104 (18.81%) Debian
8 40 (7.23%) Solaris
9 30 (5.42%) Mac OS X
10 29 (5.24%) Fedora
11 22 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (3.62%) SUSE
13 7 (1.27%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.08%) Android
15 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (32.91%) DevOps
2 94 (17.00%) E-Commerce
3 88 (15.91%) Configuration Management
4 79 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (7.23%) ITIL
7 28 (5.06%) Migration
8 24 (4.34%) Load Balancing
8 24 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (3.80%) Auto-Scaling
10 16 (2.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (2.89%) Change Control
11 15 (2.71%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (2.35%) Project Management
13 12 (2.17%) Low Latency
13 12 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (1.81%) Problem Management
14 10 (1.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 213 (38.52%) Python
2 197 (35.62%) Bash Shell
3 160 (28.93%) Perl
4 142 (25.68%) Ruby
5 103 (18.63%) Java
6 95 (17.18%) PHP
7 88 (15.91%) SQL
8 84 (15.19%) Shell Script
9 18 (3.25%) JavaScript
10 15 (2.71%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.35%) C++
12 10 (1.81%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.81%) Scala
13 9 (1.63%) VBScript
13 9 (1.63%) C
14 8 (1.45%) AWK
15 7 (1.27%) Bourne shell
16 6 (1.08%) sed
17 5 (0.90%) Korn
17 5 (0.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (7.41%) Degree
2 20 (3.62%) RHCE
3 13 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.99%) MCSE
5 7 (1.27%) CCNA
5 7 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.08%) Linux+ Certification
6 6 (1.08%) LPIC
7 4 (0.72%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) MCITP
9 2 (0.36%) CISM
9 2 (0.36%) CISMP
9 2 (0.36%) CEH
9 2 (0.36%) CISSP
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.52%) QA
2 20 (3.62%) SLA
3 8 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (8.32%) NFS
3 39 (7.05%) vSphere
4 38 (6.87%) Varnish
5 37 (6.69%) Docker
6 36 (6.51%) Active Directory
7 19 (3.44%) Postfix
8 17 (3.07%) VMware ESX
9 13 (2.35%) Xen
10 10 (1.81%) KVM
11 9 (1.63%) iptables
11 9 (1.63%) LXC
11 9 (1.63%) XenServer
12 8 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (1.45%) GlusterFS
12 8 (1.45%) Hyper-V
13 6 (1.08%) Openswan
13 6 (1.08%) Samba
13 6 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 263 (47.56%) Puppet
2 156 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
3 139 (25.14%) Nagios
4 55 (9.95%) Ansible
5 40 (7.23%) ZABBIX
6 31 (5.61%) Cacti
7 30 (5.42%) Vagrant
8 25 (4.52%) Salt
9 21 (3.80%) logstash
10 17 (3.07%) Check_MK
11 14 (2.53%) HAProxy
12 13 (2.35%) Graphite
13 12 (2.17%) Ganglia
13 12 (2.17%) Tivoli
14 10 (1.81%) BMC Marimba
15 9 (1.63%) SmokePing
16 8 (1.45%) CFEngine
16 8 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
17 6 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
18 5 (0.90%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 271 (49.01%) Red Hat
2 173 (31.28%) VMware
3 75 (13.56%) Oracle
4 55 (9.95%) Cisco
5 34 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.25%) Veeam
7 17 (3.07%) Rackspace
8 16 (2.89%) Percona
8 16 (2.89%) HP
9 15 (2.71%) IBM
10 14 (2.53%) NetApp
11 13 (2.35%) Dell
11 13 (2.35%) SolarWinds
12 12 (2.17%) Veritas
12 12 (2.17%) NYFIX
12 12 (2.17%) Patsystems
12 12 (2.17%) GL TRADE
13 11 (1.99%) Reuters
13 11 (1.99%) Bloomberg
13 11 (1.99%) Sybase
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Please contact for details.
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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