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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 391 364 328
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 249 330 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.72% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 228 302 301
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 22 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 22 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 +33 47 £47,500 +1.06% 10
Kingston Upon Thames +5 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Croydon +13 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 534 (100.00%) Linux
2 255 (47.75%) Red Hat
3 253 (47.38%) Puppet
4 204 (38.20%) MySQL
5 201 (37.64%) Python
6 187 (35.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 186 (34.83%) Bash Shell
8 184 (34.46%) DevOps
9 170 (31.84%) Apache
10 161 (30.15%) CentOS
11 160 (29.96%) VMware
12 156 (29.21%) Opscode Chef
13 143 (26.78%) Amazon AWS
14 141 (26.40%) Perl
15 132 (24.72%) Ruby
16 130 (24.34%) Ubuntu
17 128 (23.97%) UNIX
17 128 (23.97%) Nagios
18 105 (19.66%) Windows
19 104 (19.48%) Tomcat
20 103 (19.29%) Finance
21 102 (19.10%) DNS
22 96 (17.98%) Debian
23 91 (17.04%) E-Commerce
24 90 (16.85%) Java
25 87 (16.29%) Shell Script
26 84 (15.73%) Configuration Management
26 84 (15.73%) PHP
26 84 (15.73%) SQL
27 81 (15.17%) Jenkins

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 170 (31.84%) Apache
2 104 (19.48%) Tomcat
3 80 (14.98%) nginx
4 49 (9.18%) OpenStack
5 39 (7.30%) Elasticsearch
6 37 (6.93%) IIS
7 17 (3.18%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.81%) SharePoint
9 14 (2.62%) MS Exchange
10 12 (2.25%) JBoss
11 11 (2.06%) Confluence
12 8 (1.50%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.31%) Node.js
14 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.94%) Jetty
15 3 (0.56%) Lync
16 2 (0.37%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.37%) Drupal
16 2 (0.37%) OpenEdge
17 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 143 (26.78%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (8.99%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (3.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 18 (3.37%) IaaS
5 17 (3.18%) Amazon S3
6 16 (3.00%) PaaS
7 15 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (2.62%) Route 53
9 13 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (2.25%) SaaS
11 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (1.31%) Rackspace Cloud
11 7 (1.31%) Joyent
12 6 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (1.12%) Office 365
13 4 (0.75%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.56%) Heroku
14 3 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.56%) Sumo Logic
15 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 102 (19.10%) DNS
2 77 (14.42%) SAN
3 49 (9.18%) Firewall
4 48 (8.99%) TCP/IP
5 46 (8.61%) LDAP
6 45 (8.43%) VPN
7 44 (8.24%) DHCP
8 26 (4.87%) VLAN
9 24 (4.49%) NAS
10 22 (4.12%) iSCSI
10 22 (4.12%) HTTP
11 21 (3.93%) SSH
12 18 (3.37%) VoIP
13 17 (3.18%) SMTP
14 15 (2.81%) FTP
14 15 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (2.43%) IPv4
16 12 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (2.25%) LAN
16 12 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (38.20%) MySQL
2 57 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 39 (7.30%) MongoDB
4 38 (7.12%) SQL Server
5 30 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (5.62%) Redis
6 18 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 17 (3.18%) Couchbase
8 14 (2.62%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.43%) Big Data
10 12 (2.25%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.06%) MemSQL
11 11 (2.06%) MariaDB
12 9 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.31%) Informix
13 7 (1.31%) CouchDB
14 6 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.75%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 81 (15.17%) Jenkins
2 69 (12.92%) Git (software)
3 59 (11.05%) Subversion
4 14 (2.62%) Emacs
5 13 (2.43%) Ant
6 11 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.06%) JIRA
6 11 (2.06%) Gerrit
7 9 (1.69%) Hudson
8 7 (1.31%) Maven
9 5 (0.94%) FishEye
10 4 (0.75%) Gradle
10 4 (0.75%) GDB
10 4 (0.75%) Selenium
11 3 (0.56%) ProC
11 3 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 103 (19.29%) Finance
2 40 (7.49%) Games
3 39 (7.30%) Banking
4 25 (4.68%) Retail
5 20 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.62%) Law
7 13 (2.43%) Advertising
8 11 (2.06%) Publishing
9 6 (1.12%) French Language
9 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.94%) Marketing
10 5 (0.94%) Legal
11 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.49%) LAMP
2 44 (8.24%) Web Services
3 22 (4.12%) Memcached
4 13 (2.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 13 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (2.25%) FIX Protocol
6 11 (2.06%) Akka
7 7 (1.31%) .NET
7 7 (1.31%) XML
8 6 (1.12%) JSON
8 6 (1.12%) CSS
9 5 (0.94%) J2EE
9 5 (0.94%) HTML
10 4 (0.75%) boto
10 4 (0.75%) jQuery
10 4 (0.75%) Lucene
11 3 (0.56%) AppFabric
11 3 (0.56%) FastCGI
12 2 (0.37%) WebKit
12 2 (0.37%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.42%) Open Source
2 27 (5.06%) Replication
3 20 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (3.18%) EqualLogic
5 13 (2.43%) Clustering
6 12 (2.25%) Eurex
7 11 (2.06%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.69%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.31%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.12%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (0.75%) PlayStation
13 3 (0.56%) Equities
13 3 (0.56%) Social Media
13 3 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 534 (100.00%) Linux
2 187 (35.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 161 (30.15%) CentOS
4 130 (24.34%) Ubuntu
5 128 (23.97%) UNIX
6 105 (19.66%) Windows
7 96 (17.98%) Debian
8 38 (7.12%) Solaris
9 31 (5.81%) Fedora
10 29 (5.43%) Mac OS X
11 20 (3.75%) SUSE
12 18 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.12%) Android
14 5 (0.94%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.56%) Scientific Linux
16 3 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (34.46%) DevOps
2 91 (17.04%) E-Commerce
3 84 (15.73%) Configuration Management
4 75 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (7.68%) ITIL
7 34 (6.37%) Migration
8 28 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (4.49%) Load Balancing
10 22 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (3.56%) Change Control
11 19 (3.56%) Auto-Scaling
12 15 (2.81%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (2.62%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (2.62%) Scrum
14 11 (2.06%) Problem Management
14 11 (2.06%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (2.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (2.06%) Low Latency
15 10 (1.87%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 201 (37.64%) Python
2 186 (34.83%) Bash Shell
3 141 (26.40%) Perl
4 132 (24.72%) Ruby
5 90 (16.85%) Java
6 87 (16.29%) Shell Script
7 84 (15.73%) PHP
7 84 (15.73%) SQL
8 16 (3.00%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.43%) PL/SQL
9 13 (2.43%) C++
10 10 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.69%) Scala
12 7 (1.31%) C
12 7 (1.31%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.12%) AWK
13 6 (1.12%) VBScript
13 6 (1.12%) Tcl
14 5 (0.94%) Korn
15 4 (0.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 43 (8.05%) Degree
2 19 (3.56%) RHCE
3 13 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.06%) MCSE
5 6 (1.12%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (1.12%) LPIC
6 5 (0.94%) CCNA
6 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.75%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) CISM
9 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.37%) CEH
9 2 (0.37%) CISMP
9 2 (0.37%) MCITP
9 2 (0.37%) CISSP
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.12%) QA
2 18 (3.37%) SLA
3 6 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (9.55%) NFS
3 39 (7.30%) Docker
4 37 (6.93%) vSphere
5 35 (6.55%) Varnish
5 35 (6.55%) Active Directory
6 21 (3.93%) Postfix
7 20 (3.75%) VMware ESX
8 16 (3.00%) iptables
9 14 (2.62%) Xen
10 9 (1.69%) XenServer
10 9 (1.69%) KVM
11 8 (1.50%) Hyper-V
12 7 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (1.31%) LXC
12 7 (1.31%) GlusterFS
13 6 (1.12%) Openswan
13 6 (1.12%) Samba
14 5 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 253 (47.38%) Puppet
2 156 (29.21%) Opscode Chef
3 128 (23.97%) Nagios
4 53 (9.93%) Ansible
5 33 (6.18%) ZABBIX
6 31 (5.81%) Cacti
7 26 (4.87%) Vagrant
8 23 (4.31%) Salt
9 18 (3.37%) logstash
10 17 (3.18%) Check_MK
11 16 (3.00%) HAProxy
12 13 (2.43%) BMC Marimba
13 12 (2.25%) Graphite
13 12 (2.25%) Tivoli
14 11 (2.06%) SmokePing
15 10 (1.87%) Ganglia
16 8 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
17 7 (1.31%) CFEngine
17 7 (1.31%) ITRS Geneos
18 5 (0.94%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 255 (47.75%) Red Hat
2 160 (29.96%) VMware
3 78 (14.61%) Oracle
4 51 (9.55%) Cisco
5 35 (6.55%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.75%) Rackspace
7 19 (3.56%) IBM
7 19 (3.56%) Veeam
8 17 (3.18%) Dell
9 14 (2.62%) HP
10 13 (2.43%) Reuters
10 13 (2.43%) Bloomberg
10 13 (2.43%) Percona
11 12 (2.25%) Patsystems
11 12 (2.25%) GL TRADE
11 12 (2.25%) Sybase
11 12 (2.25%) NYFIX
11 12 (2.25%) Juniper
11 12 (2.25%) NetApp
12 11 (2.06%) Veritas
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Computer Futures - London & S.E(Permanent and Contract)
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £57000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago