The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 374 361 344
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 294 251 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.61% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 276 229 322
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44902 41422 48468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.47% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37717 34598 42154
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the London region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in London

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in London

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -6 43 £47,000 -10.47% 13
Surbiton -3 3 £40,000 -30.43%
Wembley - 3 £42,000 -
Isleworth - 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £37,500 - 1
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 579 (100.00%) Linux
2 356 (61.49%) Puppet
3 270 (46.63%) Python
4 262 (45.25%) Red Hat
5 236 (40.76%) Ubuntu
6 230 (39.72%) MySQL
7 229 (39.55%) DevOps
8 225 (38.86%) Opscode Chef
9 198 (34.20%) Perl
10 195 (33.68%) CentOS
11 193 (33.33%) Bash Shell
12 176 (30.40%) Apache
13 172 (29.71%) PHP
14 161 (27.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 156 (26.94%) Debian
16 147 (25.39%) Ruby
17 144 (24.87%) VMware
17 144 (24.87%) Java
18 129 (22.28%) Nagios
19 114 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
20 111 (19.17%) Configuration Management
21 109 (18.83%) UNIX
22 107 (18.48%) Tomcat
23 102 (17.62%) LAMP
24 100 (17.27%) Redis
25 98 (16.93%) DNS
26 95 (16.41%) Windows
26 95 (16.41%) nginx
27 94 (16.23%) Open Source
28 88 (15.20%) TCP/IP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 176 (30.40%) Apache
2 107 (18.48%) Tomcat
3 95 (16.41%) nginx
4 37 (6.39%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (5.35%) OpenStack
6 23 (3.97%) WebSphere
7 18 (3.11%) IIS
7 18 (3.11%) Node.js
8 16 (2.76%) Jetty
9 15 (2.59%) Apache Solr
10 14 (2.42%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.90%) CloudStack
11 11 (1.90%) CMS
12 10 (1.73%) Drupal
13 8 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (1.38%) WordPress
14 6 (1.04%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.52%) Tornado
15 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 19 (3.28%) Magento
2 3 (0.52%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 114 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.35%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (4.84%) SaaS
4 22 (3.80%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.07%) GitHub
5 12 (2.07%) Joyent
6 10 (1.73%) Rackspace Cloud
7 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.52%) Route 53
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (16.93%) DNS
2 88 (15.20%) TCP/IP
3 73 (12.61%) Firewall
4 57 (9.84%) SAN
5 52 (8.98%) LDAP
6 51 (8.81%) HTTP
6 51 (8.81%) VPN
7 40 (6.91%) SMTP
8 24 (4.15%) NAS
8 24 (4.15%) SSL
8 24 (4.15%) SSH
9 20 (3.45%) Internet
10 18 (3.11%) DHCP
10 18 (3.11%) tcpdump
11 16 (2.76%) VoIP
11 16 (2.76%) SNMP
12 15 (2.59%) Kerberos
13 12 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (2.07%) HTTPS
14 11 (1.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (39.72%) MySQL
2 100 (17.27%) Redis
3 84 (14.51%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (12.61%) NoSQL
5 69 (11.92%) MongoDB
6 42 (7.25%) Big Data
7 31 (5.35%) Hadoop
8 27 (4.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 18 (3.11%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.76%) SQL Server
10 16 (2.76%) Couchbase
11 15 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (2.42%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.73%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.38%) RavenDB
15 6 (1.04%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
17 3 (0.52%) Neo4j
17 3 (0.52%) Pentaho
17 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 84 (14.51%) Git (software)
2 80 (13.82%) Jenkins
3 49 (8.46%) Subversion
4 17 (2.94%) JIRA
5 15 (2.59%) Mercurial
6 12 (2.07%) Maven
7 7 (1.21%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.04%) Juju
9 5 (0.86%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.52%) Ant
11 2 (0.35%) Redmine
11 2 (0.35%) Hudson
11 2 (0.35%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.35%) Expression Web
12 1 (0.17%) Selenium
12 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 62 (10.71%) Finance
2 48 (8.29%) Games
3 20 (3.45%) Banking
4 17 (2.94%) Law
5 15 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.42%) Advertising
7 11 (1.90%) Retail
8 10 (1.73%) Publishing
9 6 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.04%) Front Office
10 5 (0.86%) Marketing
11 3 (0.52%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (17.62%) LAMP
2 59 (10.19%) Web Services
3 27 (4.66%) Django
4 19 (3.28%) XML
5 16 (2.76%) JSON
6 14 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (2.25%) Sphinx
7 13 (2.25%) .NET
8 12 (2.07%) CSS
9 8 (1.38%) Memcached
10 7 (1.21%) RESTful
10 7 (1.21%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (1.04%) CGI
11 6 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (0.69%) Middleware
12 4 (0.69%) MSMQ
12 4 (0.69%) HTML
12 4 (0.69%) Java EE
12 4 (0.69%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 94 (16.23%) Open Source
2 59 (10.19%) Clustering
3 36 (6.22%) Replication
4 33 (5.70%) Social Media
5 28 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.32%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.42%) Derivative
8 12 (2.07%) Spread Betting
9 10 (1.73%) Streaming Video
9 10 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.73%) Online Games
10 7 (1.21%) iPad
11 6 (1.04%) IPTV
11 6 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.04%) Mobile Games
11 6 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.86%) Equities
13 4 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 579 (100.00%) Linux
2 236 (40.76%) Ubuntu
3 195 (33.68%) CentOS
4 161 (27.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 156 (26.94%) Debian
6 109 (18.83%) UNIX
7 95 (16.41%) Windows
8 63 (10.88%) Solaris
9 29 (5.01%) SUSE
10 25 (4.32%) Android
10 25 (4.32%) Apple iOS
11 18 (3.11%) OpenBSD
11 18 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (2.76%) Mac OS X
13 15 (2.59%) FreeBSD
14 13 (2.25%) Fedora
15 10 (1.73%) AIX
15 10 (1.73%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (39.55%) DevOps
2 111 (19.17%) Configuration Management
3 77 (13.30%) E-Commerce
4 57 (9.84%) Load Balancing
5 49 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (7.08%) ITIL
7 35 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (4.84%) Scrum
9 24 (4.15%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (3.97%) Problem Management
11 18 (3.11%) Build Automation
12 17 (2.94%) Low Latency
12 17 (2.94%) High Availability
13 14 (2.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (2.42%) OO
13 14 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (2.07%) Migration
15 12 (2.07%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (1.73%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 270 (46.63%) Python
2 198 (34.20%) Perl
3 193 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 172 (29.71%) PHP
5 147 (25.39%) Ruby
6 144 (24.87%) Java
7 76 (13.13%) SQL
8 60 (10.36%) Shell Script
9 31 (5.35%) AWK
10 23 (3.97%) Scala
11 16 (2.76%) C
12 15 (2.59%) sed
12 15 (2.59%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.04%) C++
14 5 (0.86%) Korn
15 4 (0.69%) Lua
16 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.52%) C#
17 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.35%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 54 (9.33%) Degree
2 25 (4.32%) RHCE
3 17 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.94%) MCSE
4 11 (1.90%) LPIC
4 11 (1.90%) Linux+ Certification
5 7 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.69%) CCNA
6 4 (0.69%) PhD
7 3 (0.52%) RHCA
7 3 (0.52%) RHCT
8 2 (0.35%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.53%) QA
2 18 (3.11%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (12.78%) KVM
3 46 (7.94%) Xen
4 42 (7.25%) NFS
5 35 (6.04%) Active Directory
6 30 (5.18%) Varnish
7 28 (4.84%) Postfix
8 19 (3.28%) vSphere
9 18 (3.11%) Sendmail
10 13 (2.25%) Samba
11 6 (1.04%) Docker
12 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.69%) XenServer
13 4 (0.69%) OpenSSH
14 3 (0.52%) RHEV
14 3 (0.52%) Gluster
15 1 (0.17%) QEMU
15 1 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
15 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 356 (61.49%) Puppet
2 225 (38.86%) Opscode Chef
3 129 (22.28%) Nagios
4 35 (6.04%) Salt
5 34 (5.87%) Cacti
5 34 (5.87%) Ganglia
6 30 (5.18%) logstash
7 29 (5.01%) ZABBIX
8 25 (4.32%) Ansible
9 23 (3.97%) CFEngine
10 21 (3.63%) Vagrant
11 20 (3.45%) HAProxy
12 17 (2.94%) Tivoli
13 16 (2.76%) Zenoss
14 15 (2.59%) SCOM
15 7 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
15 7 (1.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 7 (1.21%) SCCM
16 6 (1.04%) StatsD
17 4 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 262 (45.25%) Red Hat
2 144 (24.87%) VMware
3 38 (6.56%) JBoss
4 35 (6.04%) Oracle
4 35 (6.04%) Cisco
4 35 (6.04%) Rackspace
5 29 (5.01%) Microsoft
6 26 (4.49%) HP
7 20 (3.45%) SaltStack
8 18 (3.11%) Percona
9 11 (1.90%) Sun
10 10 (1.73%) Juniper
11 9 (1.55%) IBM
12 8 (1.38%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.38%) Facebook
13 6 (1.04%) Splunk
13 6 (1.04%) Vertica
14 5 (0.86%) Google
14 5 (0.86%) Apple
14 5 (0.86%) NetApp
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 4 days ago