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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 325 348 343
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 347 335 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.74% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.78% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 322 323 309
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
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 £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +29 65 £50,000 - 7
Wimbledon - 8 £58,750 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 4 £65,000 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 660 (100.00%) Linux
2 384 (58.18%) Puppet
3 321 (48.64%) Python
4 292 (44.24%) Red Hat
5 260 (39.39%) Perl
6 255 (38.64%) Bash Shell
7 252 (38.18%) MySQL
8 236 (35.76%) CentOS
8 236 (35.76%) Opscode Chef
9 234 (35.45%) DevOps
10 208 (31.52%) Ruby
11 206 (31.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 205 (31.06%) Nagios
13 198 (30.00%) Apache
14 188 (28.48%) VMware
15 182 (27.58%) PHP
16 179 (27.12%) Java
16 179 (27.12%) Ubuntu
17 172 (26.06%) Tomcat
18 168 (25.45%) Windows
19 163 (24.70%) UNIX
20 153 (23.18%) E-Commerce
21 151 (22.88%) nginx
22 132 (20.00%) Debian
23 128 (19.39%) LAMP
24 119 (18.03%) Configuration Management
25 110 (16.67%) Open Source
26 108 (16.36%) Jenkins
26 108 (16.36%) DNS
27 100 (15.15%) SQL

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 198 (30.00%) Apache
2 172 (26.06%) Tomcat
3 151 (22.88%) nginx
4 51 (7.73%) OpenStack
5 41 (6.21%) JBoss
6 27 (4.09%) IIS
7 20 (3.03%) Apache Solr
8 19 (2.88%) WebLogic
9 16 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (2.27%) Confluence
11 14 (2.12%) WebSphere
12 13 (1.97%) Jetty
13 12 (1.82%) CMS
14 11 (1.67%) CloudStack
15 8 (1.21%) Node.js
15 8 (1.21%) Drupal
16 7 (1.06%) WordPress
16 7 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.76%) MS Exchange
18 4 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (2.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 89 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (5.15%) SaaS
4 31 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (4.39%) Rackspace Cloud
6 24 (3.64%) Amazon S3
7 20 (3.03%) SoftLayer
8 14 (2.12%) IaaS
9 12 (1.82%) Route 53
10 9 (1.36%) GitHub
11 8 (1.21%) PaaS
12 6 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.76%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.45%) Heroku
14 3 (0.45%) Joyent
15 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
16 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 108 (16.36%) DNS
2 97 (14.70%) TCP/IP
3 69 (10.45%) Firewall
4 57 (8.64%) SAN
5 51 (7.73%) HTTP
6 42 (6.36%) SSH
7 40 (6.06%) LDAP
8 36 (5.45%) LAN
9 35 (5.30%) SMTP
10 30 (4.55%) VPN
11 25 (3.79%) FTP
12 24 (3.64%) DHCP
13 23 (3.48%) SSL
14 22 (3.33%) HTTPS
15 21 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (2.73%) VLAN
16 18 (2.73%) IPv4
17 15 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (2.27%) NAS
17 15 (2.27%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (38.18%) MySQL
2 96 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 69 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
4 67 (10.15%) MongoDB
5 66 (10.00%) Redis
6 57 (8.64%) Big Data
7 49 (7.42%) Hadoop
8 34 (5.15%) SQL Server
9 30 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (1.67%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.36%) Couchbase
14 8 (1.21%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.06%) RavenDB
15 7 (1.06%) MariaDB
16 6 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
18 4 (0.61%) Apache Hive
18 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 108 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 83 (12.58%) Git (software)
3 57 (8.64%) Subversion
4 23 (3.48%) JIRA
5 19 (2.88%) Hudson
6 15 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.91%) Mercurial
7 6 (0.91%) Juju
8 4 (0.61%) Ant
9 3 (0.45%) Maven
9 3 (0.45%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.30%) Gradle
10 2 (0.30%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.30%) Redmine
11 1 (0.15%) FishEye
11 1 (0.15%) Emacs
11 1 (0.15%) VisualVM
11 1 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 71 (10.76%) Finance
2 46 (6.97%) Games
3 28 (4.24%) Banking
4 24 (3.64%) Law
4 24 (3.64%) Publishing
5 22 (3.33%) Advertising
6 20 (3.03%) Retail
7 18 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.21%) Marketing
9 6 (0.91%) French Language
10 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.61%) Front Office
12 3 (0.45%) Back Office
13 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (19.39%) LAMP
2 75 (11.36%) Web Services
3 42 (6.36%) Memcached
4 25 (3.79%) Django
5 16 (2.42%) XML
6 14 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (1.52%) JSON
8 9 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (1.06%) Java EE
10 6 (0.91%) HTML
10 6 (0.91%) .NET
10 6 (0.91%) Sphinx
10 6 (0.91%) Symfony
10 6 (0.91%) RESTful
11 5 (0.76%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (0.61%) Spring
12 4 (0.61%) CSS
12 4 (0.61%) Middleware
13 3 (0.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 110 (16.67%) Open Source
2 48 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.45%) Clustering
5 27 (4.09%) Replication
6 21 (3.18%) Social Media
7 12 (1.82%) Online Games
7 12 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.21%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.21%) Social Network
9 7 (1.06%) Derivative
10 6 (0.91%) IPTV
10 6 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.91%) Mobile Games
10 6 (0.91%) Streaming Video
10 6 (0.91%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.76%) Spread Betting
12 4 (0.61%) VAX
12 4 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 660 (100.00%) Linux
2 236 (35.76%) CentOS
3 206 (31.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 179 (27.12%) Ubuntu
5 168 (25.45%) Windows
6 163 (24.70%) UNIX
7 132 (20.00%) Debian
8 40 (6.06%) Solaris
9 33 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (4.85%) SUSE
11 24 (3.64%) Windows 7
12 21 (3.18%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (1.82%) OpenBSD
14 11 (1.67%) Fedora
15 8 (1.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.91%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.91%) VMS
17 5 (0.76%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (35.45%) DevOps
2 153 (23.18%) E-Commerce
3 119 (18.03%) Configuration Management
4 71 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (7.42%) ITIL
7 37 (5.61%) Load Balancing
8 26 (3.94%) Project Management
9 25 (3.79%) Scrum
10 20 (3.03%) Service Management
11 19 (2.88%) OO
11 19 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (2.58%) High Availability
12 17 (2.58%) Analytics
13 15 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (2.27%) Information Management
13 15 (2.27%) Mentoring
14 14 (2.12%) Software Engineering
15 12 (1.82%) Migration
15 12 (1.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 321 (48.64%) Python
2 260 (39.39%) Perl
3 255 (38.64%) Bash Shell
4 208 (31.52%) Ruby
5 182 (27.58%) PHP
6 179 (27.12%) Java
7 100 (15.15%) SQL
8 69 (10.45%) Shell Script
9 29 (4.39%) C
10 24 (3.64%) AWK
11 15 (2.27%) sed
12 12 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.82%) C++
13 11 (1.67%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.21%) Scala
15 6 (0.91%) VBScript
15 6 (0.91%) Korn
16 4 (0.61%) Groovy
16 4 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 59 (8.94%) Degree
2 28 (4.24%) RHCE
3 9 (1.36%) LPIC
3 9 (1.36%) RHCSA
3 9 (1.36%) Linux+ Certification
4 8 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.06%) MCSE
5 7 (1.06%) CCNA
6 6 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.61%) PMP
7 4 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.30%) CISSP
8 2 (0.30%) PhD
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.61%) QA
2 12 (1.82%) SLA
3 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (10.30%) Varnish
3 52 (7.88%) KVM
4 47 (7.12%) Xen
5 39 (5.91%) Active Directory
6 34 (5.15%) NFS
7 25 (3.79%) Postfix
8 17 (2.58%) vSphere
9 14 (2.12%) Sendmail
9 14 (2.12%) Docker
10 13 (1.97%) Samba
11 10 (1.52%) XenServer
12 7 (1.06%) Firmware
12 7 (1.06%) LXC
13 6 (0.91%) OpenSSH
13 6 (0.91%) Ceph
14 5 (0.76%) Hyper-V
15 4 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.61%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 384 (58.18%) Puppet
2 236 (35.76%) Opscode Chef
3 205 (31.06%) Nagios
4 66 (10.00%) ZABBIX
5 65 (9.85%) Ansible
6 56 (8.48%) Salt
7 41 (6.21%) Cacti
8 37 (5.61%) Ganglia
9 36 (5.45%) Graphite
10 33 (5.00%) Vagrant
11 28 (4.24%) logstash
12 21 (3.18%) HAProxy
13 16 (2.42%) CFEngine
14 12 (1.82%) NetBackup
15 8 (1.21%) Check_MK
16 7 (1.06%) Tivoli
17 6 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 5 (0.76%) Zenoss
18 5 (0.76%) Icinga
18 5 (0.76%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 292 (44.24%) Red Hat
2 188 (28.48%) VMware
3 64 (9.70%) Cisco
4 43 (6.52%) Oracle
5 42 (6.36%) Rackspace
6 41 (6.21%) Microsoft
7 19 (2.88%) HP
8 18 (2.73%) Percona
9 16 (2.42%) Splunk
10 15 (2.27%) NetApp
11 14 (2.12%) Juniper
11 14 (2.12%) EMC
11 14 (2.12%) SolarWinds
12 13 (1.97%) F5
12 13 (1.97%) SaltStack
13 11 (1.67%) Veritas
13 11 (1.67%) Sony
14 10 (1.52%) Reuters
15 9 (1.36%) Sun
16 8 (1.21%) Perforce
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum +10%
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
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London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
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London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
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London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
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London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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London
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Salary: extensive package
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London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
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