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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 354 364 348
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 315 275 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.66% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 300 251 325
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
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 £32,500
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 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 19 September 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 19 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 +15 52 £47,250 -4.54% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £37,500 - 2
Harrow - 5 - -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 598 (100.00%) Linux
2 363 (60.70%) Puppet
3 302 (50.50%) Python
4 252 (42.14%) Red Hat
5 241 (40.30%) Opscode Chef
6 239 (39.97%) DevOps
7 238 (39.80%) MySQL
8 225 (37.63%) Ubuntu
9 212 (35.45%) Perl
10 194 (32.44%) Bash Shell
11 187 (31.27%) CentOS
12 185 (30.94%) PHP
13 171 (28.60%) Apache
14 170 (28.43%) Java
15 168 (28.09%) VMware
16 166 (27.76%) Ruby
17 159 (26.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 158 (26.42%) Nagios
19 143 (23.91%) Debian
20 131 (21.91%) UNIX
21 129 (21.57%) LAMP
22 128 (21.40%) Tomcat
23 122 (20.40%) Windows
24 121 (20.23%) nginx
25 109 (18.23%) Configuration Management
26 107 (17.89%) Open Source
27 101 (16.89%) E-Commerce
28 100 (16.72%) DNS
29 99 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
30 94 (15.72%) Jenkins

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 171 (28.60%) Apache
2 128 (21.40%) Tomcat
3 121 (20.23%) nginx
4 36 (6.02%) OpenStack
5 32 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (3.68%) WebSphere
7 21 (3.51%) Apache Solr
8 20 (3.34%) WebLogic
9 18 (3.01%) Node.js
10 16 (2.68%) CloudStack
11 15 (2.51%) IIS
12 14 (2.34%) Jetty
13 11 (1.84%) Drupal
14 10 (1.67%) CMS
15 9 (1.51%) WordPress
15 9 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (1.00%) Alfresco
17 5 (0.84%) MS Exchange
18 4 (0.67%) Lync
19 3 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 25 (4.18%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 93 (15.55%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.85%) SaaS
3 23 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (3.18%) Rackspace Cloud
5 15 (2.51%) GitHub
6 13 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.01%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.00%) Joyent
8 6 (1.00%) PaaS
9 3 (0.50%) Route 53
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 100 (16.72%) DNS
2 87 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 60 (10.03%) Firewall
4 52 (8.70%) HTTP
5 46 (7.69%) LDAP
6 44 (7.36%) SAN
7 35 (5.85%) SMTP
7 35 (5.85%) VPN
8 34 (5.69%) SSH
9 27 (4.52%) SSL
10 23 (3.85%) Internet
11 20 (3.34%) DHCP
12 19 (3.18%) NAS
13 17 (2.84%) HTTPS
14 16 (2.68%) tcpdump
15 15 (2.51%) FTP
15 15 (2.51%) SNMP
15 15 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.17%) LAN
17 11 (1.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (39.80%) MySQL
2 88 (14.72%) PostgreSQL
2 88 (14.72%) Redis
3 80 (13.38%) MongoDB
4 74 (12.37%) NoSQL
5 55 (9.20%) Big Data
6 48 (8.03%) Hadoop
7 20 (3.34%) SQL Server
8 18 (3.01%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.67%) Couchbase
11 9 (1.51%) RavenDB
12 6 (1.00%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.50%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 94 (15.72%) Jenkins
2 87 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 48 (8.03%) Subversion
4 16 (2.68%) JIRA
5 14 (2.34%) Mercurial
6 8 (1.34%) Hudson
6 8 (1.34%) Maven
6 8 (1.34%) Juju
7 7 (1.17%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.50%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.33%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.33%) Redmine
10 1 (0.17%) JUnit
10 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (8.03%) Finance
2 33 (5.52%) Games
3 24 (4.01%) Law
4 20 (3.34%) Banking
5 16 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.34%) Advertising
6 14 (2.34%) Publishing
7 6 (1.00%) Marketing
8 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.84%) Front Office
9 4 (0.67%) Retail
10 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (21.57%) LAMP
2 59 (9.87%) Web Services
3 32 (5.35%) Django
4 23 (3.85%) Memcached
5 14 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (2.34%) XML
6 13 (2.17%) Sphinx
6 13 (2.17%) JSON
7 12 (2.01%) .NET
8 9 (1.51%) Java EE
9 8 (1.34%) RESTful
9 8 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (1.00%) Middleware
10 6 (1.00%) Symfony
10 6 (1.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.84%) CSS
12 4 (0.67%) MSMQ
12 4 (0.67%) HTML
12 4 (0.67%) FreeSWITCH
13 3 (0.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 107 (17.89%) Open Source
2 51 (8.53%) Clustering
3 36 (6.02%) Social Media
4 33 (5.52%) Computer Science
5 27 (4.52%) Replication
6 24 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.17%) Derivative
9 10 (1.67%) Spread Betting
9 10 (1.67%) Streaming Video
9 10 (1.67%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.17%) Mobile Games
11 7 (1.17%) Online Games
12 6 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.00%) IPTV
12 6 (1.00%) Equities
13 5 (0.84%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.67%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 598 (100.00%) Linux
2 225 (37.63%) Ubuntu
3 187 (31.27%) CentOS
4 159 (26.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 143 (23.91%) Debian
6 131 (21.91%) UNIX
7 122 (20.40%) Windows
8 57 (9.53%) Solaris
9 35 (5.85%) SUSE
10 23 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (3.34%) OpenBSD
12 16 (2.68%) Android
12 16 (2.68%) Windows 7
12 16 (2.68%) Apple iOS
13 14 (2.34%) FreeBSD
14 12 (2.01%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (1.00%) Windows 8
17 6 (1.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (39.97%) DevOps
2 109 (18.23%) Configuration Management
3 101 (16.89%) E-Commerce
4 83 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (8.36%) ITIL
7 46 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 32 (5.35%) Scrum
9 23 (3.85%) Problem Management
10 22 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (3.51%) OO
12 16 (2.68%) Analytics
13 13 (2.17%) Build Automation
13 13 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (2.17%) Software Engineering
14 12 (2.01%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (2.01%) High Availability
15 11 (1.84%) OOP
16 10 (1.67%) Project Management
16 10 (1.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (50.50%) Python
2 212 (35.45%) Perl
3 194 (32.44%) Bash Shell
4 185 (30.94%) PHP
5 170 (28.43%) Java
6 166 (27.76%) Ruby
7 89 (14.88%) SQL
8 51 (8.53%) Shell Script
9 32 (5.35%) AWK
10 21 (3.51%) C
11 16 (2.68%) sed
11 16 (2.68%) Scala
12 14 (2.34%) JavaScript
13 9 (1.51%) C++
14 8 (1.34%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.17%) Korn
16 3 (0.50%) Lua
16 3 (0.50%) C#
17 1 (0.17%) Golang
17 1 (0.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 59 (9.87%) Degree
2 30 (5.02%) RHCE
3 17 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.84%) MCSE
4 16 (2.68%) Linux+ Certification
4 16 (2.68%) LPIC
5 6 (1.00%) CCNA
5 6 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.67%) PhD
8 3 (0.50%) RHCA
8 3 (0.50%) RHCT
9 2 (0.33%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.52%) QA
2 18 (3.01%) SLA
3 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (11.71%) KVM
3 61 (10.20%) Xen
4 45 (7.53%) Varnish
5 39 (6.52%) NFS
6 37 (6.19%) Active Directory
7 30 (5.02%) Postfix
8 21 (3.51%) Sendmail
9 18 (3.01%) vSphere
10 11 (1.84%) Samba
11 8 (1.34%) Docker
12 6 (1.00%) Hyper-V
12 6 (1.00%) XenServer
12 6 (1.00%) OpenSSH
13 5 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.50%) Gluster
14 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.17%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 363 (60.70%) Puppet
2 241 (40.30%) Opscode Chef
3 158 (26.42%) Nagios
4 50 (8.36%) Salt
5 42 (7.02%) Cacti
6 38 (6.35%) Ansible
7 37 (6.19%) Ganglia
8 35 (5.85%) ZABBIX
9 30 (5.02%) Vagrant
10 26 (4.35%) logstash
11 23 (3.85%) CFEngine
12 20 (3.34%) HAProxy
13 17 (2.84%) Tivoli
14 15 (2.51%) Zenoss
15 11 (1.84%) Icinga
16 10 (1.67%) SCOM
17 9 (1.51%) SCCM
18 8 (1.34%) NetBackup
19 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
19 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 252 (42.14%) Red Hat
2 168 (28.09%) VMware
3 46 (7.69%) JBoss
4 39 (6.52%) Rackspace
5 37 (6.19%) Microsoft
6 31 (5.18%) Cisco
7 23 (3.85%) Oracle
8 19 (3.18%) SaltStack
9 15 (2.51%) HP
10 11 (1.84%) Splunk
10 11 (1.84%) Percona
11 10 (1.67%) Juniper
12 9 (1.51%) EMC
12 9 (1.51%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.51%) Reuters
12 9 (1.51%) SoftLayer
13 8 (1.34%) Sony
14 7 (1.17%) NetApp
14 7 (1.17%) Sun
15 6 (1.00%) Bloomberg
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 15% bonus and great holidays + enter
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago