The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 373 347 351
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 261 303 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.72% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.76% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 243 297 281
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
Linux Systems 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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 0 48 £50,000 +6.38% 9
Kingston Upon Thames -1 4 £33,750 -3.57%
Wimbledon - 2 £58,750 -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 592 (100.00%) Linux
2 341 (57.60%) Puppet
3 272 (45.95%) Python
4 267 (45.10%) Red Hat
5 235 (39.70%) Bash Shell
6 219 (36.99%) MySQL
7 217 (36.66%) Perl
8 209 (35.30%) CentOS
9 207 (34.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 206 (34.80%) DevOps
11 197 (33.28%) Opscode Chef
12 191 (32.26%) Nagios
13 180 (30.41%) Apache
14 175 (29.56%) Ruby
15 172 (29.05%) VMware
16 157 (26.52%) Tomcat
17 155 (26.18%) Windows
18 153 (25.84%) E-Commerce
18 153 (25.84%) Ubuntu
19 149 (25.17%) UNIX
19 149 (25.17%) Java
20 145 (24.49%) PHP
21 130 (21.96%) nginx
22 107 (18.07%) Open Source
23 102 (17.23%) Debian
24 99 (16.72%) Jenkins
25 98 (16.55%) Configuration Management
26 97 (16.39%) LAMP
27 93 (15.71%) DNS
27 93 (15.71%) NoSQL

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 180 (30.41%) Apache
2 157 (26.52%) Tomcat
3 130 (21.96%) nginx
4 47 (7.94%) OpenStack
5 32 (5.41%) JBoss
6 28 (4.73%) IIS
7 20 (3.38%) Apache Solr
8 18 (3.04%) Confluence
9 16 (2.70%) WebLogic
10 13 (2.20%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.86%) Jetty
12 10 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (1.52%) CloudStack
14 6 (1.01%) Node.js
15 5 (0.84%) Lync
15 5 (0.84%) CMS
16 4 (0.68%) MS Exchange
17 2 (0.34%) GlassFish
18 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
18 1 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Magento
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 92 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (4.39%) Amazon S3
5 22 (3.72%) SaaS
6 21 (3.55%) Rackspace Cloud
6 21 (3.55%) IaaS
7 18 (3.04%) SoftLayer
8 16 (2.70%) Route 53
9 9 (1.52%) GitHub
9 9 (1.52%) PaaS
10 8 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (1.18%) Joyent
12 5 (0.84%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.51%) Office 365
13 3 (0.51%) Sumo Logic
13 3 (0.51%) Heroku
14 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 93 (15.71%) DNS
2 69 (11.66%) TCP/IP
3 59 (9.97%) Firewall
3 59 (9.97%) SAN
4 41 (6.93%) HTTP
5 40 (6.76%) LDAP
6 37 (6.25%) SSH
7 32 (5.41%) LAN
8 29 (4.90%) VPN
8 29 (4.90%) SMTP
9 26 (4.39%) DHCP
10 25 (4.22%) FTP
11 22 (3.72%) VLAN
12 21 (3.55%) IPv4
13 18 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (3.04%) HTTPS
13 18 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (2.70%) SSL
14 16 (2.70%) OpenVPN
15 15 (2.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (36.99%) MySQL
2 93 (15.71%) NoSQL
3 54 (9.12%) MongoDB
4 52 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (6.76%) Redis
6 39 (6.59%) Hadoop
6 39 (6.59%) Big Data
7 34 (5.74%) SQL Server
8 28 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.03%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.03%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (1.52%) MariaDB
11 9 (1.52%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.18%) Couchbase
13 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.84%) Informix
15 4 (0.68%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
17 2 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 99 (16.72%) Jenkins
2 81 (13.68%) Git (software)
3 59 (9.97%) Subversion
4 21 (3.55%) JIRA
5 17 (2.87%) Hudson
6 15 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.52%) Ant
8 5 (0.84%) Maven
9 4 (0.68%) Gradle
9 4 (0.68%) FishEye
10 3 (0.51%) Emacs
10 3 (0.51%) Juju
11 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.17%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 62 (10.47%) Finance
2 46 (7.77%) Games
3 23 (3.89%) Banking
4 22 (3.72%) Law
5 21 (3.55%) Advertising
5 21 (3.55%) Retail
6 18 (3.04%) Publishing
7 17 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.35%) French Language
9 7 (1.18%) Marketing
10 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (16.39%) LAMP
2 73 (12.33%) Web Services
3 40 (6.76%) Memcached
4 16 (2.70%) Django
5 14 (2.36%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (2.36%) XML
6 9 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (1.52%) HTML
7 8 (1.35%) JSON
8 7 (1.18%) .NET
9 6 (1.01%) Symfony
10 5 (0.84%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.84%) Java EE
10 5 (0.84%) CSS
11 4 (0.68%) Middleware
11 4 (0.68%) Spring
11 4 (0.68%) jQuery
12 3 (0.51%) RESTful
12 3 (0.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 107 (18.07%) Open Source
2 39 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.07%) Clustering
5 23 (3.89%) Replication
6 14 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.86%) Social Media
8 10 (1.69%) Online Games
9 9 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.35%) Social Network
11 6 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.68%) iPad
13 4 (0.68%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.51%) Physics
14 3 (0.51%) Derivative
14 3 (0.51%) EqualLogic
14 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.51%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 592 (100.00%) Linux
2 209 (35.30%) CentOS
3 207 (34.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 155 (26.18%) Windows
5 153 (25.84%) Ubuntu
6 149 (25.17%) UNIX
7 102 (17.23%) Debian
8 38 (6.42%) Solaris
9 31 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (3.89%) SUSE
11 16 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 16 (2.70%) Windows 7
12 12 (2.03%) Fedora
13 8 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.84%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.68%) Scientific Linux
17 3 (0.51%) NetWare
18 2 (0.34%) VMS
18 2 (0.34%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (34.80%) DevOps
2 153 (25.84%) E-Commerce
3 98 (16.55%) Configuration Management
4 65 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (6.76%) ITIL
7 30 (5.07%) Load Balancing
8 24 (4.05%) Project Management
9 19 (3.21%) Service Management
10 18 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (3.04%) Migration
11 16 (2.70%) Scrum
12 15 (2.53%) Information Management
13 14 (2.36%) High Availability
13 14 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (2.20%) Mentoring
14 13 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (2.03%) Web Services Management
16 11 (1.86%) Analytics
16 11 (1.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 272 (45.95%) Python
2 235 (39.70%) Bash Shell
3 217 (36.66%) Perl
4 175 (29.56%) Ruby
5 149 (25.17%) Java
6 145 (24.49%) PHP
7 82 (13.85%) SQL
8 59 (9.97%) Shell Script
9 27 (4.56%) C
10 17 (2.87%) JavaScript
11 15 (2.53%) AWK
12 14 (2.36%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.20%) sed
14 12 (2.03%) C++
15 9 (1.52%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.35%) VBScript
17 4 (0.68%) Tcl
17 4 (0.68%) Scala
17 4 (0.68%) Groovy
18 3 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (8.11%) Degree
2 24 (4.05%) RHCE
3 10 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.52%) CCNA
5 7 (1.18%) RHCSA
5 7 (1.18%) Linux+ Certification
5 7 (1.18%) LPIC
6 5 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.68%) MCSE
7 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.68%) PMP
7 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.90%) QA
2 10 (1.69%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (9.46%) Varnish
3 32 (5.41%) Xen
4 31 (5.24%) KVM
4 31 (5.24%) NFS
4 31 (5.24%) Active Directory
5 19 (3.21%) Postfix
5 19 (3.21%) Docker
6 17 (2.87%) vSphere
7 11 (1.86%) XenServer
7 11 (1.86%) Sendmail
8 9 (1.52%) Openswan
9 7 (1.18%) LXC
10 6 (1.01%) Firmware
10 6 (1.01%) Samba
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.84%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.84%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 341 (57.60%) Puppet
2 197 (33.28%) Opscode Chef
3 191 (32.26%) Nagios
4 60 (10.14%) Ansible
5 59 (9.97%) ZABBIX
6 45 (7.60%) Salt
7 35 (5.91%) Vagrant
8 34 (5.74%) Cacti
9 27 (4.56%) Ganglia
10 26 (4.39%) logstash
11 24 (4.05%) Graphite
12 13 (2.20%) HAProxy
13 11 (1.86%) CFEngine
14 10 (1.69%) NetBackup
15 9 (1.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 7 (1.18%) Check_MK
17 5 (0.84%) Cobbler
17 5 (0.84%) Pingdom
17 5 (0.84%) SCCM
18 4 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 267 (45.10%) Red Hat
2 172 (29.05%) VMware
3 63 (10.64%) Cisco
4 51 (8.61%) Oracle
5 32 (5.41%) Rackspace
6 31 (5.24%) Microsoft
7 22 (3.72%) Splunk
8 20 (3.38%) Percona
9 19 (3.21%) SolarWinds
10 17 (2.87%) HP
11 15 (2.53%) EMC
12 14 (2.36%) NetApp
12 14 (2.36%) Veritas
12 14 (2.36%) F5
13 11 (1.86%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.52%) Patsystems
14 9 (1.52%) GL TRADE
14 9 (1.52%) Perforce
14 9 (1.52%) Sony
14 9 (1.52%) Juniper
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
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London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
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London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
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South East London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
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Salary: £300 - £375 per annum
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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