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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 322 339 317
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 370 331 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.74% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.79% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 355 297 366
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
42843 41746 47655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.38% 93.51% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35073 41312
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 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 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 22 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 +12 73 £45,000 -4.25% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £37,500 - 2
Harrow -15 5 - -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 692 (100.00%) Linux
2 403 (58.24%) Puppet
3 366 (52.89%) Python
4 296 (42.77%) Red Hat
5 292 (42.20%) Perl
5 292 (42.20%) MySQL
6 281 (40.61%) Ubuntu
7 267 (38.58%) Bash Shell
8 245 (35.40%) Opscode Chef
9 242 (34.97%) VMware
10 237 (34.25%) Nagios
11 236 (34.10%) Apache
12 226 (32.66%) DevOps
13 225 (32.51%) Ruby
14 223 (32.23%) CentOS
15 209 (30.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 198 (28.61%) Java
17 191 (27.60%) PHP
18 187 (27.02%) Tomcat
19 167 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
20 160 (23.12%) nginx
21 154 (22.25%) Debian
22 151 (21.82%) Windows
23 137 (19.80%) UNIX
24 131 (18.93%) TCP/IP
25 129 (18.64%) LAMP
26 126 (18.21%) Open Source
27 119 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
27 119 (17.20%) KVM
28 116 (16.76%) DNS

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 236 (34.10%) Apache
2 187 (27.02%) Tomcat
3 160 (23.12%) nginx
4 49 (7.08%) WebLogic
5 36 (5.20%) OpenStack
6 34 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (3.61%) WebSphere
8 23 (3.32%) Drupal
8 23 (3.32%) Jetty
9 21 (3.03%) Apache Solr
9 21 (3.03%) CMS
10 20 (2.89%) Node.js
11 17 (2.46%) IIS
11 17 (2.46%) CloudStack
12 11 (1.59%) Escenic
13 9 (1.30%) WordPress
13 9 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (1.01%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.87%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.72%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Magento
1 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) RMDS
2 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 106 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.20%) SaaS
3 27 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (2.75%) Rackspace Cloud
5 17 (2.46%) GitHub
6 15 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.02%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.16%) PaaS
8 8 (1.16%) Joyent
9 5 (0.72%) Route 53
10 3 (0.43%) IaaS
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.14%) Heroku
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 131 (18.93%) TCP/IP
2 116 (16.76%) DNS
3 80 (11.56%) Firewall
4 61 (8.82%) HTTP
5 57 (8.24%) LDAP
6 48 (6.94%) SAN
7 39 (5.64%) SSH
8 38 (5.49%) SMTP
9 37 (5.35%) BIG-IP
10 36 (5.20%) VPN
11 28 (4.05%) SSL
11 28 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 28 (4.05%) NetScaler
12 24 (3.47%) Internet
13 22 (3.18%) FTP
13 22 (3.18%) DHCP
14 21 (3.03%) NAS
15 19 (2.75%) LAN
16 17 (2.46%) HTTPS
17 16 (2.31%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (42.20%) MySQL
2 111 (16.04%) PostgreSQL
3 86 (12.43%) Redis
4 85 (12.28%) MongoDB
5 76 (10.98%) NoSQL
6 55 (7.95%) Big Data
7 51 (7.37%) Hadoop
8 30 (4.34%) Relational Database
9 29 (4.19%) SQL Server
10 28 (4.05%) DB2
11 17 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (1.59%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.45%) Couchbase
14 9 (1.30%) RavenDB
15 6 (0.87%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.72%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
17 3 (0.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 113 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 99 (14.31%) Jenkins
3 69 (9.97%) Subversion
4 19 (2.75%) JIRA
5 14 (2.02%) Mercurial
6 8 (1.16%) Hudson
6 8 (1.16%) Juju
6 8 (1.16%) Maven
7 7 (1.01%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.43%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.29%) Firebug
10 2 (0.29%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.29%) Redmine
11 1 (0.14%) JUnit
11 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (10.84%) Finance
2 36 (5.20%) Games
3 25 (3.61%) Publishing
3 25 (3.61%) Banking
4 23 (3.32%) Law
5 17 (2.46%) Advertising
5 17 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.45%) Marketing
7 7 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.72%) Retail
9 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.14%) Front Office
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.14%) Electronics
10 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (18.64%) LAMP
2 71 (10.26%) Web Services
3 32 (4.62%) Django
4 30 (4.34%) XML
5 23 (3.32%) Memcached
6 14 (2.02%) JSON
7 13 (1.88%) .NET
7 13 (1.88%) Sphinx
7 13 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (1.59%) Ajax
9 10 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (1.30%) CSS
10 9 (1.30%) HTML
10 9 (1.30%) Java EE
11 8 (1.16%) RESTful
11 8 (1.16%) Symfony
11 8 (1.16%) HornetQ
11 8 (1.16%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.16%) JMX
12 6 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 126 (18.21%) Open Source
2 55 (7.95%) Clustering
3 35 (5.06%) Social Media
3 35 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.05%) Replication
4 28 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.17%) Digital Media
7 13 (1.88%) Derivative
7 13 (1.88%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.45%) Spread Betting
8 10 (1.45%) Streaming Video
9 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.01%) Mobile Games
10 7 (1.01%) Online Games
11 6 (0.87%) IPTV
11 6 (0.87%) Equities
12 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.72%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 692 (100.00%) Linux
2 281 (40.61%) Ubuntu
3 223 (32.23%) CentOS
4 209 (30.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 154 (22.25%) Debian
6 151 (21.82%) Windows
7 137 (19.80%) UNIX
8 86 (12.43%) Solaris
9 36 (5.20%) SUSE
10 24 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (3.03%) OpenBSD
12 16 (2.31%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.31%) Windows 7
12 16 (2.31%) Android
13 14 (2.02%) FreeBSD
14 12 (1.73%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.87%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.87%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (32.66%) DevOps
2 119 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (15.61%) E-Commerce
4 105 (15.17%) Configuration Management
5 90 (13.01%) Load Balancing
6 88 (12.72%) ITIL
7 70 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (4.05%) Statistical Analysis
10 20 (2.89%) Problem Management
11 19 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (2.60%) OO
13 17 (2.46%) Analytics
14 13 (1.88%) Software Engineering
14 13 (1.88%) Content Management
14 13 (1.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (1.88%) Build Automation
15 12 (1.73%) High Availability
15 12 (1.73%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (1.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 366 (52.89%) Python
2 292 (42.20%) Perl
3 267 (38.58%) Bash Shell
4 225 (32.51%) Ruby
5 198 (28.61%) Java
6 191 (27.60%) PHP
7 105 (15.17%) SQL
8 81 (11.71%) Shell Script
9 32 (4.62%) AWK
10 22 (3.18%) C
11 19 (2.75%) JavaScript
12 16 (2.31%) sed
12 16 (2.31%) Scala
13 9 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.01%) Korn
15 6 (0.87%) C++
16 3 (0.43%) C#
16 3 (0.43%) Lua
17 1 (0.14%) Jython
17 1 (0.14%) Golang
Qualifications
1 64 (9.25%) Degree
2 31 (4.48%) RHCE
3 17 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.46%) MCSE
3 17 (2.46%) Linux+ Certification
3 17 (2.46%) LPIC
4 9 (1.30%) CCNA
4 9 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.58%) RHCT
6 4 (0.58%) PhD
7 3 (0.43%) RHCA
8 2 (0.29%) CISSP
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.77%) QA
2 19 (2.75%) SLA
3 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 167 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (17.20%) KVM
3 112 (16.18%) Xen
4 45 (6.50%) Active Directory
5 41 (5.92%) NFS
6 40 (5.78%) Varnish
7 33 (4.77%) Postfix
8 31 (4.48%) vSphere
9 22 (3.18%) Sendmail
10 16 (2.31%) Snort
11 13 (1.88%) Samba
12 8 (1.16%) Docker
13 7 (1.01%) Squid
13 7 (1.01%) Hyper-V
14 6 (0.87%) OpenSSH
14 6 (0.87%) XenServer
14 6 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.72%) VMware ESX
16 3 (0.43%) Gluster
17 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 403 (58.24%) Puppet
2 245 (35.40%) Opscode Chef
3 237 (34.25%) Nagios
4 90 (13.01%) Cacti
5 84 (12.14%) Salt
6 69 (9.97%) Ansible
7 64 (9.25%) ZABBIX
8 51 (7.37%) CFEngine
9 37 (5.35%) Ganglia
10 35 (5.06%) Vagrant
11 26 (3.76%) logstash
12 20 (2.89%) Zenoss
13 19 (2.75%) HAProxy
14 18 (2.60%) Tivoli
15 14 (2.02%) ITRS Geneos
16 12 (1.73%) NetBackup
17 10 (1.45%) SCCM
17 10 (1.45%) SCOM
17 10 (1.45%) Icinga
18 9 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 296 (42.77%) Red Hat
2 242 (34.97%) VMware
3 81 (11.71%) JBoss
4 59 (8.53%) Oracle
5 42 (6.07%) Cisco
6 40 (5.78%) Microsoft
7 39 (5.64%) Rackspace
8 36 (5.20%) Citrix
9 31 (4.48%) F5
10 20 (2.89%) SaltStack
11 17 (2.46%) Reuters
11 17 (2.46%) HP
12 14 (2.02%) Splunk
13 12 (1.73%) Juniper
14 11 (1.59%) Bloomberg
14 11 (1.59%) Percona
14 11 (1.59%) Google
15 9 (1.30%) NetApp
15 9 (1.30%) SoftLayer
15 9 (1.30%) Sitecore
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FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
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South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus and Oncall allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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