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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 357 383 332
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 304 246 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.59% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 292 223 337
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +9 51 £47,000 -10.47% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £37,500 - 1
Harrow - 3 - - 2
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Wembley - 2 £42,250 -
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 588 (100.00%) Linux
2 365 (62.07%) Puppet
3 291 (49.49%) Python
4 256 (43.54%) Red Hat
5 249 (42.35%) MySQL
6 241 (40.99%) Opscode Chef
7 240 (40.82%) DevOps
8 238 (40.48%) Ubuntu
9 205 (34.86%) Perl
10 196 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 196 (33.33%) CentOS
11 178 (30.27%) Apache
12 175 (29.76%) PHP
13 162 (27.55%) VMware
14 159 (27.04%) Debian
15 157 (26.70%) Java
16 154 (26.19%) Ruby
17 153 (26.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 148 (25.17%) Nagios
19 125 (21.26%) Tomcat
20 121 (20.58%) UNIX
21 113 (19.22%) LAMP
22 111 (18.88%) nginx
23 110 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
24 108 (18.37%) Open Source
24 108 (18.37%) Configuration Management
25 102 (17.35%) Windows
26 101 (17.18%) DNS
27 98 (16.67%) Redis
27 98 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 178 (30.27%) Apache
2 125 (21.26%) Tomcat
3 111 (18.88%) nginx
4 35 (5.95%) OpenStack
4 35 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (3.40%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.23%) Apache Solr
6 19 (3.23%) Jetty
7 18 (3.06%) IIS
7 18 (3.06%) Node.js
8 16 (2.72%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.04%) CMS
9 12 (2.04%) CloudStack
10 11 (1.87%) Drupal
11 9 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (1.53%) WordPress
12 6 (1.02%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.68%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.68%) Lync
14 3 (0.51%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 14 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 22 (3.74%) Magento
2 3 (0.51%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 110 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.27%) SaaS
3 28 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 16 (2.72%) Rackspace Cloud
6 11 (1.87%) GitHub
7 10 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.36%) Joyent
9 4 (0.68%) Route 53
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.17%) PaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 101 (17.18%) DNS
2 86 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 67 (11.39%) Firewall
4 54 (9.18%) HTTP
5 49 (8.33%) LDAP
6 45 (7.65%) SAN
7 43 (7.31%) VPN
8 35 (5.95%) SMTP
9 29 (4.93%) SSH
10 25 (4.25%) SSL
11 24 (4.08%) NAS
12 20 (3.40%) Internet
13 19 (3.23%) DHCP
14 18 (3.06%) tcpdump
15 16 (2.72%) SNMP
16 15 (2.55%) HTTPS
17 14 (2.38%) FTP
17 14 (2.38%) VoIP
18 13 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (2.04%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (42.35%) MySQL
2 98 (16.67%) Redis
3 88 (14.97%) PostgreSQL
4 76 (12.93%) MongoDB
5 75 (12.76%) NoSQL
6 50 (8.50%) Big Data
7 40 (6.80%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 18 (3.06%) SQL Server
9 18 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (2.55%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.38%) Couchbase
12 9 (1.53%) RavenDB
13 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.02%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.68%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.51%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 84 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 83 (14.12%) Jenkins
3 47 (7.99%) Subversion
4 18 (3.06%) JIRA
5 15 (2.55%) Mercurial
6 12 (2.04%) Maven
7 8 (1.36%) Juju
8 7 (1.19%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.02%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.51%) Ant
11 2 (0.34%) Expression Web
11 2 (0.34%) Redmine
11 2 (0.34%) Hudson
11 2 (0.34%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 49 (8.33%) Finance
2 42 (7.14%) Games
3 19 (3.23%) Law
4 18 (3.06%) Banking
5 16 (2.72%) Advertising
6 14 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.70%) Publishing
8 8 (1.36%) Retail
9 6 (1.02%) Marketing
10 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.85%) Front Office
11 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (19.22%) LAMP
2 67 (11.39%) Web Services
3 31 (5.27%) Django
4 18 (3.06%) XML
5 15 (2.55%) JSON
6 14 (2.38%) .NET
6 14 (2.38%) Memcached
6 14 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (2.21%) Sphinx
8 9 (1.53%) RESTful
8 9 (1.53%) CSS
9 8 (1.36%) Java EE
9 8 (1.36%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (0.85%) HTML
11 4 (0.68%) MSMQ
11 4 (0.68%) Middleware
11 4 (0.68%) FreeSWITCH
12 3 (0.51%) Kafka
12 3 (0.51%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 108 (18.37%) Open Source
2 55 (9.35%) Clustering
3 34 (5.78%) Social Media
4 31 (5.27%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.76%) Replication
6 24 (4.08%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.21%) Derivative
8 11 (1.87%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.70%) Spread Betting
9 10 (1.70%) Streaming Video
10 9 (1.53%) Online Games
11 8 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.19%) Mobile Games
12 7 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.02%) Equities
13 6 (1.02%) IPTV
14 5 (0.85%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.68%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.68%) iPad
15 4 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 588 (100.00%) Linux
2 238 (40.48%) Ubuntu
3 196 (33.33%) CentOS
4 159 (27.04%) Debian
5 153 (26.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 121 (20.58%) UNIX
7 102 (17.35%) Windows
8 54 (9.18%) Solaris
9 31 (5.27%) SUSE
10 22 (3.74%) Apple iOS
10 22 (3.74%) Android
11 20 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (3.06%) OpenBSD
13 15 (2.55%) FreeBSD
14 12 (2.04%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.70%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (1.53%) Fedora
17 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (40.82%) DevOps
2 108 (18.37%) Configuration Management
3 82 (13.95%) E-Commerce
4 56 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (9.18%) Load Balancing
6 43 (7.31%) ITIL
7 41 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (5.27%) Scrum
9 23 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (3.74%) Problem Management
11 19 (3.23%) OO
12 15 (2.55%) Build Automation
13 14 (2.38%) Low Latency
14 13 (2.21%) Analytics
14 13 (2.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (2.21%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (2.04%) High Availability
16 11 (1.87%) Software Engineering
17 10 (1.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 291 (49.49%) Python
2 205 (34.86%) Perl
3 196 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 175 (29.76%) PHP
5 157 (26.70%) Java
6 154 (26.19%) Ruby
7 86 (14.63%) SQL
8 56 (9.52%) Shell Script
9 32 (5.44%) AWK
10 20 (3.40%) Scala
11 16 (2.72%) sed
12 13 (2.21%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.87%) C
14 8 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.19%) C++
16 6 (1.02%) Korn
17 4 (0.68%) Lua
18 3 (0.51%) C#
19 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
20 1 (0.17%) Golang
Qualifications
1 54 (9.18%) Degree
2 27 (4.59%) RHCE
3 17 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.89%) MCSE
4 12 (2.04%) LPIC
4 12 (2.04%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (1.02%) CCNA
5 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.68%) PhD
7 3 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.51%) RHCA
7 3 (0.51%) RHCT
8 2 (0.34%) CISSP
8 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.78%) QA
2 18 (3.06%) SLA
3 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (12.76%) KVM
3 56 (9.52%) Xen
4 37 (6.29%) NFS
5 36 (6.12%) Varnish
6 35 (5.95%) Active Directory
7 26 (4.42%) Postfix
8 21 (3.57%) vSphere
9 17 (2.89%) Sendmail
10 12 (2.04%) Samba
11 7 (1.19%) Docker
12 6 (1.02%) XenServer
12 6 (1.02%) Hyper-V
13 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.68%) OpenSSH
15 3 (0.51%) Gluster
15 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
16 1 (0.17%) QEMU
16 1 (0.17%) RHEV
16 1 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 365 (62.07%) Puppet
2 241 (40.99%) Opscode Chef
3 148 (25.17%) Nagios
4 47 (7.99%) Salt
5 39 (6.63%) Cacti
6 35 (5.95%) Ganglia
6 35 (5.95%) ZABBIX
7 31 (5.27%) Ansible
8 29 (4.93%) logstash
9 27 (4.59%) Vagrant
10 23 (3.91%) HAProxy
10 23 (3.91%) CFEngine
11 17 (2.89%) Tivoli
12 16 (2.72%) Zenoss
13 12 (2.04%) SCOM
13 12 (2.04%) Icinga
14 9 (1.53%) SCCM
15 7 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
16 6 (1.02%) NetBackup
16 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 256 (43.54%) Red Hat
2 162 (27.55%) VMware
3 43 (7.31%) JBoss
4 38 (6.46%) Rackspace
5 36 (6.12%) Cisco
6 29 (4.93%) Microsoft
7 26 (4.42%) Oracle
8 21 (3.57%) SaltStack
9 18 (3.06%) HP
10 16 (2.72%) Percona
11 11 (1.87%) Juniper
12 9 (1.53%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.36%) Reuters
13 8 (1.36%) Sun
14 7 (1.19%) Splunk
15 6 (1.02%) NetApp
15 6 (1.02%) ProCurve
15 6 (1.02%) Vertica
16 5 (0.85%) SoftLayer
16 5 (0.85%) EMC
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
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: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SBC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and bens
Posted: 4 days ago