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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 394 350 332
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 252 326 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.75% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 232 312 309
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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
40970 43753 42052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.69% 93.90% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34560 36068 35618
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 £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 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 March 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 -2 51 £47,500 +1.06% 14
Kingston Upon Thames 0 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Clapham - 1 £47,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 641 (100.00%) Linux
2 339 (52.89%) Puppet
3 316 (49.30%) Red Hat
4 249 (38.85%) MySQL
5 245 (38.22%) Bash Shell
6 244 (38.07%) Python
7 228 (35.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 210 (32.76%) DevOps
9 209 (32.61%) Perl
10 207 (32.29%) Apache
11 203 (31.67%) VMware
12 202 (31.51%) CentOS
13 191 (29.80%) Opscode Chef
14 183 (28.55%) Nagios
15 176 (27.46%) Ruby
16 158 (24.65%) Tomcat
17 154 (24.02%) Ubuntu
18 150 (23.40%) UNIX
19 137 (21.37%) E-Commerce
20 136 (21.22%) Windows
21 135 (21.06%) Java
22 127 (19.81%) PHP
23 118 (18.41%) Configuration Management
24 112 (17.47%) Debian
25 110 (17.16%) nginx
26 104 (16.22%) DNS
27 102 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
28 101 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
29 99 (15.44%) Open Source
30 95 (14.82%) Finance

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 207 (32.29%) Apache
2 158 (24.65%) Tomcat
3 110 (17.16%) nginx
4 45 (7.02%) OpenStack
5 36 (5.62%) IIS
6 27 (4.21%) JBoss
7 21 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (3.12%) Confluence
9 16 (2.50%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.56%) Jetty
11 8 (1.25%) Node.js
11 8 (1.25%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.78%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.62%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.62%) CMS
14 3 (0.47%) Lync
14 3 (0.47%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.31%) Drupal
15 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 101 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (4.68%) Amazon S3
4 29 (4.52%) IaaS
5 26 (4.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 23 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (3.43%) SaaS
8 20 (3.12%) Route 53
9 19 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (2.18%) Rackspace Cloud
11 13 (2.03%) Joyent
12 10 (1.56%) SoftLayer
13 8 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (1.09%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.94%) PaaS
16 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (0.78%) Office 365
17 4 (0.62%) Datadog
18 3 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 104 (16.22%) DNS
2 81 (12.64%) SAN
3 71 (11.08%) TCP/IP
4 69 (10.76%) Firewall
5 44 (6.86%) VPN
6 42 (6.55%) LDAP
7 39 (6.08%) HTTP
8 35 (5.46%) DHCP
9 31 (4.84%) SSH
10 30 (4.68%) SMTP
11 28 (4.37%) LAN
12 27 (4.21%) VLAN
13 24 (3.74%) IPv4
13 24 (3.74%) FTP
14 21 (3.28%) VoIP
15 18 (2.81%) BIG-IP
16 16 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (2.50%) NAS
16 16 (2.50%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (38.85%) MySQL
2 88 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 51 (7.96%) Redis
4 50 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (7.18%) MongoDB
6 34 (5.30%) SQL Server
7 21 (3.28%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.28%) Big Data
8 17 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.34%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.18%) MariaDB
11 11 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.40%) Couchbase
12 9 (1.40%) CouchDB
13 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.78%) Informix
15 4 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 91 (14.20%) Jenkins
2 89 (13.88%) Git (software)
3 70 (10.92%) Subversion
4 22 (3.43%) JIRA
5 15 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (1.87%) Ant
6 12 (1.87%) Hudson
7 7 (1.09%) Maven
8 5 (0.78%) Emacs
9 4 (0.62%) Firebug
9 4 (0.62%) GDB
9 4 (0.62%) FishEye
9 4 (0.62%) Gradle
10 2 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.16%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 95 (14.82%) Finance
2 59 (9.20%) Games
3 39 (6.08%) Banking
4 33 (5.15%) Retail
5 21 (3.28%) Advertising
6 20 (3.12%) Law
6 20 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.34%) Publishing
8 9 (1.40%) French Language
9 6 (0.94%) Marketing
10 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.78%) Back Office
11 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.31%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (11.86%) LAMP
2 69 (10.76%) Web Services
3 28 (4.37%) Memcached
4 13 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (1.87%) HTML
5 12 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (1.72%) CSS
6 11 (1.72%) XML
6 11 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (0.94%) .NET
7 6 (0.94%) JSON
8 5 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.62%) J2EE
9 4 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (0.62%) Django
9 4 (0.62%) jQuery
10 3 (0.47%) Spring
11 2 (0.31%) Middleware
11 2 (0.31%) libvirt
11 2 (0.31%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.44%) Open Source
2 39 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.15%) Replication
4 22 (3.43%) Clustering
5 21 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.03%) Eurex
6 13 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.40%) EqualLogic
10 8 (1.25%) Social Network
10 8 (1.25%) Online Games
10 8 (1.25%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.25%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.78%) Social Media
12 3 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 641 (100.00%) Linux
2 228 (35.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 202 (31.51%) CentOS
4 154 (24.02%) Ubuntu
5 150 (23.40%) UNIX
6 136 (21.22%) Windows
7 112 (17.47%) Debian
8 45 (7.02%) Solaris
9 29 (4.52%) Mac OS X
10 27 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (3.90%) Fedora
12 20 (3.12%) SUSE
13 10 (1.56%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.94%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.94%) Android
14 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.62%) Scientific Linux
16 3 (0.47%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (32.76%) DevOps
2 137 (21.37%) E-Commerce
3 118 (18.41%) Configuration Management
4 82 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (6.86%) ITIL
7 33 (5.15%) Load Balancing
8 32 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (4.21%) Project Management
9 27 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (3.90%) Migration
11 21 (3.28%) Auto-Scaling
12 18 (2.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (2.18%) Software Engineering
15 13 (2.03%) High Availability
15 13 (2.03%) Low Latency
15 13 (2.03%) Performance Monitoring
16 12 (1.87%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (1.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (38.22%) Bash Shell
2 244 (38.07%) Python
3 209 (32.61%) Perl
4 176 (27.46%) Ruby
5 135 (21.06%) Java
6 127 (19.81%) PHP
7 91 (14.20%) Shell Script
8 86 (13.42%) SQL
9 22 (3.43%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.50%) C
11 15 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.18%) AWK
12 14 (2.18%) C++
13 13 (2.03%) sed
14 9 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.40%) Scala
14 9 (1.40%) VBScript
15 7 (1.09%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.78%) Tcl
17 4 (0.62%) Korn
Qualifications
1 55 (8.58%) Degree
2 26 (4.06%) RHCE
3 9 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.25%) MCSE
4 8 (1.25%) CCNA
5 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.62%) PMP
6 4 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.62%) LPIC
6 4 (0.62%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (0.47%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) CEH
8 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.31%) CISMP
8 2 (0.31%) CISM
8 2 (0.31%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) MCITP
9 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.84%) QA
2 17 (2.65%) SLA
3 12 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (6.55%) NFS
3 40 (6.24%) Varnish
4 39 (6.08%) vSphere
5 38 (5.93%) Active Directory
6 35 (5.46%) Docker
7 24 (3.74%) KVM
8 19 (2.96%) Xen
9 17 (2.65%) Postfix
10 13 (2.03%) iptables
11 12 (1.87%) LXC
11 12 (1.87%) VMware ESX
12 10 (1.56%) XenServer
12 10 (1.56%) Openswan
13 9 (1.40%) Samba
14 8 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (1.09%) Firmware
15 7 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (1.09%) GlusterFS
16 6 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 339 (52.89%) Puppet
2 191 (29.80%) Opscode Chef
3 183 (28.55%) Nagios
4 67 (10.45%) Ansible
5 54 (8.42%) ZABBIX
6 43 (6.71%) Vagrant
7 38 (5.93%) Cacti
8 31 (4.84%) Salt
9 26 (4.06%) logstash
10 20 (3.12%) Graphite
11 19 (2.96%) Ganglia
12 12 (1.87%) HAProxy
12 12 (1.87%) Check_MK
13 11 (1.72%) CFEngine
14 9 (1.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 8 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
15 8 (1.25%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.94%) SmokePing
17 5 (0.78%) Pingdom
17 5 (0.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 316 (49.30%) Red Hat
2 203 (31.67%) VMware
3 72 (11.23%) Oracle
4 63 (9.83%) Cisco
5 33 (5.15%) Microsoft
6 25 (3.90%) Rackspace
7 23 (3.59%) Percona
8 18 (2.81%) SolarWinds
8 18 (2.81%) HP
9 17 (2.65%) NetApp
9 17 (2.65%) Splunk
10 16 (2.50%) F5
11 14 (2.18%) Veritas
12 13 (2.03%) NYFIX
12 13 (2.03%) Patsystems
12 13 (2.03%) GL TRADE
12 13 (2.03%) Veeam
13 12 (1.87%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.87%) Perforce
14 11 (1.72%) EMC
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, West London
Vnetrix Ltd
Salary: £25-35k depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago