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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 302 320 311
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 406 387 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.89% 0.84% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.89% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 376 371 358
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
42842 43378 45267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36473 36023 39163
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +8 69 £47,500 +1.06% 19
Surbiton - 10 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £37,500 - 1
Wimbledon - 7 £55,000 -
Harrow - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £37,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 758 (100.00%) Linux
2 431 (56.86%) Puppet
3 378 (49.87%) Python
4 332 (43.80%) Perl
5 328 (43.27%) Red Hat
6 319 (42.08%) MySQL
7 308 (40.63%) Bash Shell
8 277 (36.54%) Nagios
9 265 (34.96%) VMware
10 259 (34.17%) Ruby
11 256 (33.77%) Opscode Chef
11 256 (33.77%) Apache
12 250 (32.98%) CentOS
13 238 (31.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 230 (30.34%) Tomcat
15 227 (29.95%) Ubuntu
16 221 (29.16%) DevOps
17 211 (27.84%) Java
18 207 (27.31%) Windows
19 202 (26.65%) PHP
20 181 (23.88%) UNIX
21 176 (23.22%) nginx
22 164 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
23 156 (20.58%) E-Commerce
24 144 (19.00%) TCP/IP
24 144 (19.00%) LAMP
25 140 (18.47%) Debian
25 140 (18.47%) Open Source
26 131 (17.28%) DNS
27 126 (16.62%) Configuration Management

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 256 (33.77%) Apache
2 230 (30.34%) Tomcat
3 176 (23.22%) nginx
4 78 (10.29%) JBoss
5 44 (5.80%) OpenStack
5 44 (5.80%) WebLogic
6 25 (3.30%) Jetty
6 25 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (3.03%) IIS
8 22 (2.90%) Apache Solr
9 21 (2.77%) CMS
9 21 (2.77%) WebSphere
10 18 (2.37%) Node.js
11 17 (2.24%) Drupal
12 16 (2.11%) Confluence
13 15 (1.98%) CloudStack
14 9 (1.19%) WordPress
14 9 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.92%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.92%) Escenic
Applications
1 27 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Magento
1 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 99 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.28%) SaaS
3 35 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (4.09%) Rackspace Cloud
5 29 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (3.03%) Amazon S3
7 17 (2.24%) IaaS
7 17 (2.24%) SoftLayer
8 14 (1.85%) GitHub
9 13 (1.72%) Route 53
10 10 (1.32%) PaaS
11 9 (1.19%) Joyent
12 5 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.66%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 2 (0.26%) Heroku
15 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 144 (19.00%) TCP/IP
2 131 (17.28%) DNS
3 102 (13.46%) Firewall
4 64 (8.44%) SAN
4 64 (8.44%) HTTP
5 53 (6.99%) LDAP
6 48 (6.33%) SSH
7 41 (5.41%) BIG-IP
8 40 (5.28%) LAN
9 37 (4.88%) SMTP
10 31 (4.09%) FTP
10 31 (4.09%) VPN
11 26 (3.43%) DHCP
12 25 (3.30%) SSL
13 24 (3.17%) HTTPS
13 24 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 22 (2.90%) Internet
15 21 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (2.77%) NetScaler
16 20 (2.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (42.08%) MySQL
2 108 (14.25%) PostgreSQL
3 101 (13.32%) NoSQL
4 83 (10.95%) MongoDB
5 76 (10.03%) Redis
6 56 (7.39%) Big Data
7 51 (6.73%) Hadoop
8 37 (4.88%) SQL Server
9 32 (4.22%) Relational Database
10 26 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (2.90%) DB2
12 12 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.19%) RavenDB
14 8 (1.06%) MariaDB
14 8 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.92%) Couchbase
16 5 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (0.66%) CouchDB
17 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 112 (14.78%) Jenkins
2 111 (14.64%) Git (software)
3 77 (10.16%) Subversion
4 24 (3.17%) JIRA
5 18 (2.37%) Hudson
6 17 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.19%) Mercurial
8 6 (0.79%) Firebug
8 6 (0.79%) Juju
9 4 (0.53%) Maven
10 3 (0.40%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.40%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.26%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.26%) Redmine
12 1 (0.13%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 89 (11.74%) Finance
2 44 (5.80%) Games
3 33 (4.35%) Banking
4 29 (3.83%) Publishing
5 25 (3.30%) Law
6 21 (2.77%) Advertising
7 20 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.64%) Retail
8 11 (1.45%) Marketing
9 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.66%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Front Office
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (19.00%) LAMP
2 83 (10.95%) Web Services
3 34 (4.49%) Memcached
4 28 (3.69%) XML
5 27 (3.56%) Django
6 15 (1.98%) HTML
7 14 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (1.72%) CSS
9 10 (1.32%) JSON
9 10 (1.32%) JMX
9 10 (1.32%) HornetQ
10 9 (1.19%) Java EE
11 8 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (1.06%) Symfony
11 8 (1.06%) Sphinx
11 8 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.92%) AngularJS
12 7 (0.92%) Ajax
12 7 (0.92%) .NET
13 6 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 140 (18.47%) Open Source
2 60 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 44 (5.80%) Clustering
4 38 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.69%) Replication
6 26 (3.43%) Social Media
7 21 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.58%) Online Games
8 12 (1.58%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.58%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.32%) Streaming Video
9 10 (1.32%) Derivative
9 10 (1.32%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.06%) Spread Betting
11 7 (0.92%) Mobile Games
11 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (0.92%) Social Network
12 6 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.79%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.79%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 758 (100.00%) Linux
2 250 (32.98%) CentOS
3 238 (31.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 227 (29.95%) Ubuntu
5 207 (27.31%) Windows
6 181 (23.88%) UNIX
7 140 (18.47%) Debian
8 72 (9.50%) Solaris
9 35 (4.62%) SUSE
10 32 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (3.17%) Windows 7
12 20 (2.64%) Mac OS X
13 16 (2.11%) OpenBSD
14 12 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (1.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 8 (1.06%) Fedora
15 8 (1.06%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.92%) Android
16 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (29.16%) DevOps
2 156 (20.58%) E-Commerce
3 126 (16.62%) Configuration Management
4 102 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (11.08%) ITIL
6 77 (10.16%) Load Balancing
7 71 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (3.43%) Project Management
10 24 (3.17%) OO
11 22 (2.90%) Service Management
12 21 (2.77%) Software Engineering
12 21 (2.77%) Statistical Analysis
13 20 (2.64%) OOP
14 19 (2.51%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (2.51%) Analytics
15 17 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (2.11%) High Availability
17 15 (1.98%) Mentoring
18 13 (1.72%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 378 (49.87%) Python
2 332 (43.80%) Perl
3 308 (40.63%) Bash Shell
4 259 (34.17%) Ruby
5 211 (27.84%) Java
6 202 (26.65%) PHP
7 107 (14.12%) SQL
8 99 (13.06%) Shell Script
9 24 (3.17%) JavaScript
10 23 (3.03%) C
10 23 (3.03%) AWK
11 14 (1.85%) sed
12 13 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.19%) C++
14 8 (1.06%) Scala
15 6 (0.79%) Korn
16 5 (0.66%) VBScript
16 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.53%) C#
18 2 (0.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 81 (10.69%) Degree
2 33 (4.35%) RHCE
3 13 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (1.72%) Linux+ Certification
3 13 (1.72%) LPIC
3 13 (1.72%) RHCSA
4 12 (1.58%) CCNA
5 9 (1.19%) MCSE
5 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.53%) PMP
7 4 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.40%) CISSP
9 2 (0.26%) PhD
10 1 (0.13%) CISM
10 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) RHCT
10 1 (0.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.54%) QA
2 15 (1.98%) SLA
3 11 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 164 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (13.72%) KVM
3 102 (13.46%) Xen
4 58 (7.65%) Varnish
5 48 (6.33%) Active Directory
6 39 (5.15%) NFS
7 37 (4.88%) vSphere
8 32 (4.22%) Postfix
9 21 (2.77%) Snort
10 18 (2.37%) Sendmail
11 16 (2.11%) Docker
12 15 (1.98%) Samba
13 10 (1.32%) Squid
14 9 (1.19%) XenServer
15 8 (1.06%) Firmware
16 7 (0.92%) Hyper-V
16 7 (0.92%) LXC
17 6 (0.79%) Ceph
17 6 (0.79%) OpenSSH
18 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 431 (56.86%) Puppet
2 277 (36.54%) Nagios
3 256 (33.77%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (12.14%) Ansible
5 86 (11.35%) Cacti
6 83 (10.95%) ZABBIX
7 78 (10.29%) Salt
8 47 (6.20%) Vagrant
9 40 (5.28%) Ganglia
10 36 (4.75%) CFEngine
11 32 (4.22%) logstash
12 20 (2.64%) HAProxy
13 14 (1.85%) NetBackup
14 10 (1.32%) Zenoss
15 9 (1.19%) Tivoli
15 9 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
15 9 (1.19%) Icinga
16 8 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
16 8 (1.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 7 (0.92%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 328 (43.27%) Red Hat
2 265 (34.96%) VMware
3 74 (9.76%) Oracle
3 74 (9.76%) Cisco
4 45 (5.94%) Microsoft
5 43 (5.67%) Rackspace
6 35 (4.62%) F5
7 30 (3.96%) Citrix
8 20 (2.64%) HP
8 20 (2.64%) Splunk
9 19 (2.51%) NetApp
10 17 (2.24%) Reuters
10 17 (2.24%) Juniper
11 16 (2.11%) SaltStack
12 15 (1.98%) Percona
13 14 (1.85%) EMC
14 13 (1.72%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.45%) Riverbed
15 11 (1.45%) Sony
15 11 (1.45%) Bloomberg
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
JM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitve benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + big benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM Digital
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pure IT Associates Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pure IT Associates Ltd
Salary: Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Generous Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 3 days ago