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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 326 341 301
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 351 313 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.70% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.75% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 337 281 378
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
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
43577 41676 47883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.38% 93.50% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36395 35004 41511
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +32 76 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £37,500 - 1
Harrow -15 4 - - 2
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 681 (100.00%) Linux
2 403 (59.18%) Puppet
3 352 (51.69%) Python
4 299 (43.91%) Red Hat
5 290 (42.58%) MySQL
6 289 (42.44%) Ubuntu
7 273 (40.09%) Perl
8 258 (37.89%) Bash Shell
9 239 (35.10%) Opscode Chef
10 234 (34.36%) DevOps
11 232 (34.07%) Apache
11 232 (34.07%) VMware
12 227 (33.33%) CentOS
13 221 (32.45%) Nagios
14 210 (30.84%) Ruby
15 208 (30.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 185 (27.17%) Java
17 181 (26.58%) PHP
18 180 (26.43%) Tomcat
19 161 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 158 (23.20%) Debian
21 149 (21.88%) nginx
22 127 (18.65%) Windows
23 124 (18.21%) UNIX
24 122 (17.91%) TCP/IP
25 120 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
26 119 (17.47%) Open Source
27 115 (16.89%) KVM
28 113 (16.59%) DNS
29 112 (16.45%) LAMP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 232 (34.07%) Apache
2 180 (26.43%) Tomcat
3 149 (21.88%) nginx
4 47 (6.90%) WebLogic
5 36 (5.29%) OpenStack
5 36 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (3.67%) WebSphere
7 23 (3.38%) Drupal
7 23 (3.38%) CMS
8 21 (3.08%) Jetty
9 20 (2.94%) IIS
9 20 (2.94%) Node.js
10 19 (2.79%) Apache Solr
11 15 (2.20%) CloudStack
12 11 (1.62%) Escenic
13 9 (1.32%) WordPress
13 9 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (1.03%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.88%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.73%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Summit
1 2 (0.29%) Magento
1 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.15%) RMDS
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.29%) SaaS
3 32 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (2.64%) Amazon S3
5 17 (2.50%) Rackspace Cloud
6 16 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.76%) GitHub
8 10 (1.47%) Joyent
9 5 (0.73%) Route 53
10 3 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.44%) PaaS
11 2 (0.29%) IaaS
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.15%) Heroku
12 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 122 (17.91%) TCP/IP
2 113 (16.59%) DNS
3 83 (12.19%) Firewall
4 61 (8.96%) LDAP
5 57 (8.37%) HTTP
6 51 (7.49%) SAN
7 42 (6.17%) VPN
8 36 (5.29%) BIG-IP
9 34 (4.99%) SSH
9 34 (4.99%) SMTP
10 29 (4.26%) SSL
10 29 (4.26%) NetScaler
11 28 (4.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 26 (3.82%) NAS
13 21 (3.08%) DHCP
14 20 (2.94%) Internet
15 18 (2.64%) FTP
16 17 (2.50%) LAN
16 17 (2.50%) tcpdump
17 15 (2.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (42.58%) MySQL
2 102 (14.98%) PostgreSQL
3 93 (13.66%) Redis
4 81 (11.89%) MongoDB
5 75 (11.01%) NoSQL
6 54 (7.93%) Big Data
7 46 (6.75%) Hadoop
8 29 (4.26%) DB2
9 27 (3.96%) Relational Database
10 26 (3.82%) SQL Server
11 21 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.91%) Couchbase
14 11 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.32%) RavenDB
16 6 (0.88%) MariaDB
16 6 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.59%) RDBMS
18 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
18 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 107 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 92 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 65 (9.54%) Subversion
4 20 (2.94%) JIRA
5 14 (2.06%) Mercurial
6 11 (1.62%) Maven
7 9 (1.32%) Juju
8 7 (1.03%) CruiseControl
9 6 (0.88%) Artifactory
9 6 (0.88%) Hudson
10 3 (0.44%) Ant
10 3 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.29%) Firebug
11 2 (0.29%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.29%) Redmine
11 2 (0.29%) Expression Web
12 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.15%) JUnit
General
1 77 (11.31%) Finance
2 42 (6.17%) Games
3 25 (3.67%) Banking
4 24 (3.52%) Publishing
5 21 (3.08%) Law
6 18 (2.64%) Advertising
7 16 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.62%) Marketing
9 8 (1.17%) Retail
10 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (16.45%) LAMP
2 76 (11.16%) Web Services
3 35 (5.14%) XML
4 32 (4.70%) Django
5 17 (2.50%) Memcached
5 17 (2.50%) JSON
6 15 (2.20%) .NET
7 13 (1.91%) Sphinx
7 13 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (1.76%) CSS
9 11 (1.62%) Ajax
10 10 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (1.47%) RESTful
11 9 (1.32%) HTML
12 8 (1.17%) Java EE
13 6 (0.88%) Middleware
14 4 (0.59%) MSMQ
14 4 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
14 4 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (0.59%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 119 (17.47%) Open Source
2 59 (8.66%) Clustering
3 35 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.99%) Social Media
5 31 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 30 (4.41%) Replication
7 15 (2.20%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.91%) Hedge funds
8 13 (1.91%) Derivative
9 10 (1.47%) Streaming Video
9 10 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.47%) Spread Betting
10 9 (1.32%) Online Games
11 7 (1.03%) Mobile Games
11 7 (1.03%) IPTV
12 6 (0.88%) Equities
13 5 (0.73%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.73%) iPad
14 4 (0.59%) VAX
14 4 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 681 (100.00%) Linux
2 289 (42.44%) Ubuntu
3 227 (33.33%) CentOS
4 208 (30.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 158 (23.20%) Debian
6 127 (18.65%) Windows
7 124 (18.21%) UNIX
8 84 (12.33%) Solaris
9 36 (5.29%) SUSE
10 22 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 20 (2.94%) Android
12 19 (2.79%) OpenBSD
13 15 (2.20%) FreeBSD
14 11 (1.62%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.62%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (1.32%) Fedora
17 6 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (34.36%) DevOps
2 101 (14.83%) E-Commerce
3 99 (14.54%) Configuration Management
4 90 (13.22%) Load Balancing
5 83 (12.19%) ITIL
6 72 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (4.11%) Statistical Analysis
10 21 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
11 20 (2.94%) Problem Management
12 17 (2.50%) OO
13 16 (2.35%) Analytics
14 15 (2.20%) Build Automation
14 15 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (1.91%) Content Management
15 13 (1.91%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (1.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (1.76%) High Availability
16 12 (1.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 352 (51.69%) Python
2 273 (40.09%) Perl
3 258 (37.89%) Bash Shell
4 210 (30.84%) Ruby
5 185 (27.17%) Java
6 181 (26.58%) PHP
7 104 (15.27%) SQL
8 75 (11.01%) Shell Script
9 33 (4.85%) AWK
10 19 (2.79%) JavaScript
10 19 (2.79%) Scala
11 17 (2.50%) C
12 16 (2.35%) sed
13 9 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.03%) Korn
15 4 (0.59%) C++
16 3 (0.44%) Lua
16 3 (0.44%) C#
17 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 63 (9.25%) Degree
2 30 (4.41%) RHCE
3 18 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.64%) MCSE
4 15 (2.20%) Linux+ Certification
4 15 (2.20%) LPIC
5 7 (1.03%) CCNA
5 7 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.59%) PhD
6 4 (0.59%) RHCT
6 4 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.44%) RHCA
8 2 (0.29%) CISSP
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.99%) QA
2 20 (2.94%) SLA
3 6 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 161 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (16.89%) KVM
3 100 (14.68%) Xen
4 45 (6.61%) Active Directory
5 36 (5.29%) NFS
6 35 (5.14%) Varnish
6 35 (5.14%) vSphere
7 28 (4.11%) Postfix
8 19 (2.79%) Sendmail
9 12 (1.76%) Samba
10 9 (1.32%) Snort
11 7 (1.03%) Hyper-V
11 7 (1.03%) Docker
12 6 (0.88%) XenServer
12 6 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.73%) Squid
14 4 (0.59%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.59%) OpenSSH
15 3 (0.44%) Gluster
16 1 (0.15%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 403 (59.18%) Puppet
2 239 (35.10%) Opscode Chef
3 221 (32.45%) Nagios
4 82 (12.04%) Salt
5 79 (11.60%) Cacti
6 63 (9.25%) ZABBIX
7 62 (9.10%) Ansible
8 51 (7.49%) CFEngine
9 34 (4.99%) Ganglia
10 33 (4.85%) Vagrant
11 31 (4.55%) logstash
12 20 (2.94%) Zenoss
12 20 (2.94%) HAProxy
12 20 (2.94%) Tivoli
13 13 (1.91%) ITRS Geneos
14 11 (1.62%) Icinga
14 11 (1.62%) SCOM
15 10 (1.47%) SCCM
16 9 (1.32%) NetBackup
17 7 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 299 (43.91%) Red Hat
2 232 (34.07%) VMware
3 80 (11.75%) JBoss
4 66 (9.69%) Oracle
5 44 (6.46%) Cisco
6 40 (5.87%) Rackspace
7 36 (5.29%) Microsoft
7 36 (5.29%) Citrix
8 29 (4.26%) F5
9 23 (3.38%) SaltStack
10 20 (2.94%) HP
11 15 (2.20%) Reuters
11 15 (2.20%) Percona
12 13 (1.91%) Juniper
13 12 (1.76%) Google
13 12 (1.76%) Splunk
14 10 (1.47%) Bloomberg
15 9 (1.32%) Sitecore
16 7 (1.03%) Atlassian
16 7 (1.03%) NetApp
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago