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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 345 337 347
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 311 352 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.81% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 274 337 275
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,330 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +0.82%
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
41596 43445 41197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35513 36298 34581
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -1 61 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Wimbledon - 3 £51,000 -
Wembley +1 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Clapham - 1 £37,500 -
Croydon - 1 £40,000 - 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 551 (100.00%) Linux
2 265 (48.09%) Red Hat
3 259 (47.01%) Python
4 257 (46.64%) Puppet
5 204 (37.02%) Apache
6 203 (36.84%) Bash Shell
7 197 (35.75%) MySQL
8 184 (33.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 182 (33.03%) VMware
10 180 (32.67%) CentOS
11 179 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
12 167 (30.31%) DevOps
13 156 (28.31%) Windows
14 152 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
15 147 (26.68%) Perl
16 144 (26.13%) Ruby
17 126 (22.87%) UNIX
18 120 (21.78%) Finance
19 113 (20.51%) DNS
20 106 (19.24%) Nagios
21 101 (18.33%) Jenkins
22 99 (17.97%) Tomcat
22 99 (17.97%) Ubuntu
23 98 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
24 96 (17.42%) Shell Script
24 96 (17.42%) Configuration Management
25 93 (16.88%) SAN
26 84 (15.25%) Debian
27 80 (14.52%) Open Source
28 73 (13.25%) Git (software)

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 204 (37.02%) Apache
2 99 (17.97%) Tomcat
3 66 (11.98%) nginx
4 61 (11.07%) Elasticsearch
5 48 (8.71%) OpenStack
6 27 (4.90%) MS Exchange
7 21 (3.81%) WebSphere
8 19 (3.45%) SharePoint
9 17 (3.09%) IIS
10 12 (2.18%) JBoss
11 9 (1.63%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.91%) TorqueBox
13 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.73%) Confluence
15 3 (0.54%) Node.js
15 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.36%) OpenEdge
16 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (0.54%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 179 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (7.44%) PaaS
3 34 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (3.99%) IaaS
5 16 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (2.54%) SaaS
6 14 (2.54%) Office 365
7 10 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (1.27%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.91%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.73%) Joyent
11 4 (0.73%) Route 53
12 3 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.54%) Heroku
13 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 113 (20.51%) DNS
2 93 (16.88%) SAN
3 72 (13.07%) Firewall
4 67 (12.16%) TCP/IP
5 52 (9.44%) LDAP
5 52 (9.44%) DHCP
6 49 (8.89%) VPN
7 36 (6.53%) NAS
8 31 (5.63%) SSH
9 29 (5.26%) VLAN
10 25 (4.54%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (4.54%) iSCSI
11 23 (4.17%) Internet
12 20 (3.63%) SNMP
13 14 (2.54%) HTTP
13 14 (2.54%) LAN
14 13 (2.36%) MRTG
15 12 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (2.00%) VoIP
16 11 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (35.75%) MySQL
2 53 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 33 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (5.44%) Couchbase
5 29 (5.26%) MemSQL
6 28 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 26 (4.72%) SQL Server
8 17 (3.09%) Redis
9 16 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.00%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.27%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.09%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.73%) Big Data
14 3 (0.54%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.54%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.54%) Informix
15 2 (0.36%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 101 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 73 (13.25%) Git (software)
3 58 (10.53%) Subversion
4 30 (5.44%) TeamCity
5 29 (5.26%) Gerrit
6 15 (2.72%) Emacs
6 15 (2.72%) Selenium
7 14 (2.54%) ProC
8 11 (2.00%) JIRA
9 7 (1.27%) Hudson
10 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.36%) GDB
11 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.36%) Ant
11 2 (0.36%) Maven
12 1 (0.18%) FishEye
12 1 (0.18%) Behat
12 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 120 (21.78%) Finance
2 47 (8.53%) Banking
3 40 (7.26%) Retail
4 16 (2.90%) Games
5 15 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.36%) Law
6 13 (2.36%) Marketing
7 10 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.27%) Publishing
9 6 (1.09%) International Banking
9 6 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.91%) Advertising
10 5 (0.91%) Legal
11 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (11.98%) LAMP
2 40 (7.26%) Web Services
3 29 (5.26%) Akka
4 19 (3.45%) Memcached
4 19 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (2.54%) Lucene
5 14 (2.54%) boto
6 12 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (1.63%) J2EE
8 5 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.54%) JSON
9 3 (0.54%) .NET
9 3 (0.54%) AppFabric
9 3 (0.54%) FastCGI
10 2 (0.36%) Play Framework
10 2 (0.36%) Sensu
10 2 (0.36%) Django
10 2 (0.36%) HTML
10 2 (0.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.36%) Management Information System
2 24 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (3.81%) Replication
4 19 (3.45%) EqualLogic
5 18 (3.27%) Clustering
6 16 (2.90%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.63%) Eurex
8 8 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.91%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.91%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.91%) HACMP
11 4 (0.73%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.73%) Online Games
12 3 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 551 (100.00%) Linux
2 184 (33.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 180 (32.67%) CentOS
4 156 (28.31%) Windows
5 126 (22.87%) UNIX
6 99 (17.97%) Ubuntu
7 84 (15.25%) Debian
8 35 (6.35%) Fedora
9 29 (5.26%) Solaris
10 23 (4.17%) Mac OS X
11 20 (3.63%) SUSE
12 17 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (2.54%) Scientific Linux
14 8 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (1.27%) AIX
16 6 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.91%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.54%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (30.31%) DevOps
2 96 (17.42%) Configuration Management
3 80 (14.52%) Open Source
4 66 (11.98%) E-Commerce
5 56 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (9.07%) ITIL
7 42 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
8 34 (6.17%) Change Control
8 34 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (5.99%) Load Balancing
10 30 (5.44%) Migration
11 22 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (3.27%) Scrum
13 16 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (2.72%) Mentoring
15 12 (2.18%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (2.18%) Problem Management
16 11 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
16 11 (2.00%) Information Security
16 11 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 259 (47.01%) Python
2 203 (36.84%) Bash Shell
3 147 (26.68%) Perl
4 144 (26.13%) Ruby
5 96 (17.42%) Shell Script
6 62 (11.25%) Java
7 59 (10.71%) PHP
8 49 (8.89%) SQL
9 19 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.18%) C++
10 12 (2.18%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.81%) AWK
12 9 (1.63%) C
13 7 (1.27%) Tcl
14 4 (0.73%) Scala
14 4 (0.73%) C#
14 4 (0.73%) BeanShell
15 3 (0.54%) Korn
16 2 (0.36%) sed
17 1 (0.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (9.07%) Degree
2 19 (3.45%) RHCE
3 14 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.36%) CCNA
4 13 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.18%) MCSE
6 8 (1.45%) Linux+ Certification
6 8 (1.45%) LPIC
7 7 (1.27%) RHCSA
8 6 (1.09%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.91%) RHCA
10 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.54%) CCNP
11 2 (0.36%) CISSP
11 2 (0.36%) CCIE
11 2 (0.36%) GIAC
11 2 (0.36%) MCITP
11 2 (0.36%) CHFI
12 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.54%) PCI DSS
2 13 (2.36%) SLA
3 11 (2.00%) QA
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 98 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (10.89%) Active Directory
3 58 (10.53%) NFS
4 49 (8.89%) KVM
5 42 (7.62%) iptables
6 37 (6.72%) Docker
7 33 (5.99%) Xen
8 25 (4.54%) vSphere
8 25 (4.54%) Varnish
9 24 (4.36%) Postfix
10 20 (3.63%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (1.63%) XenServer
12 9 (1.63%) GPFS
13 8 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (1.27%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.09%) Snort
15 6 (1.09%) Squid
15 6 (1.09%) Hyper-V
15 6 (1.09%) LXC
Systems Management
1 257 (46.64%) Puppet
2 152 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (19.24%) Nagios
4 56 (10.16%) Ansible
5 26 (4.72%) ZABBIX
6 23 (4.17%) Cacti
7 18 (3.27%) HAProxy
8 16 (2.90%) BMC Marimba
9 13 (2.36%) Check_MK
10 11 (2.00%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.63%) Munin
11 9 (1.63%) SmokePing
11 9 (1.63%) Salt
12 8 (1.45%) Vagrant
12 8 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
13 7 (1.27%) Graphite
14 6 (1.09%) logstash
14 6 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 265 (48.09%) Red Hat
2 182 (33.03%) VMware
3 65 (11.80%) Oracle
4 60 (10.89%) Cisco
5 48 (8.71%) Microsoft
6 25 (4.54%) Rackspace
7 24 (4.36%) HP
8 23 (4.17%) IBM
9 19 (3.45%) Dell
9 19 (3.45%) Veeam
10 16 (2.90%) Google
11 14 (2.54%) Reuters
11 14 (2.54%) Bloomberg
12 13 (2.36%) Citrix
13 12 (2.18%) F5
14 10 (1.81%) NetApp
15 9 (1.63%) NYFIX
15 9 (1.63%) Patsystems
15 9 (1.63%) GL TRADE
16 7 (1.27%) Fidessa
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, gym, pens+
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago