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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 442 403 348
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 200 281 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.57% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.61% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 184 257 273
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
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
40569 45917 40808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.47% 93.82% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34311 38472 34322
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +55 39 £47,500 +1.06% 9
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Croydon +8 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 449 (100.00%) Linux
2 237 (52.78%) Puppet
3 231 (51.45%) Red Hat
4 177 (39.42%) MySQL
5 175 (38.98%) Python
6 167 (37.19%) Bash Shell
6 167 (37.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 159 (35.41%) DevOps
8 152 (33.85%) CentOS
9 146 (32.52%) VMware
10 137 (30.51%) Apache
11 133 (29.62%) Opscode Chef
12 126 (28.06%) Perl
13 123 (27.39%) Nagios
13 123 (27.39%) Ubuntu
14 117 (26.06%) Amazon AWS
15 108 (24.05%) Ruby
16 103 (22.94%) UNIX
17 96 (21.38%) DNS
18 94 (20.94%) Debian
19 93 (20.71%) Tomcat
20 85 (18.93%) Windows
21 83 (18.49%) E-Commerce
22 81 (18.04%) Java
23 73 (16.26%) Finance
23 73 (16.26%) nginx
24 72 (16.04%) PHP
24 72 (16.04%) Configuration Management
25 70 (15.59%) SAN
25 70 (15.59%) Open Source

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 137 (30.51%) Apache
2 93 (20.71%) Tomcat
3 73 (16.26%) nginx
4 37 (8.24%) OpenStack
5 32 (7.13%) IIS
6 27 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (3.79%) WebSphere
8 14 (3.12%) SharePoint
8 14 (3.12%) MS Exchange
9 11 (2.45%) JBoss
9 11 (2.45%) Confluence
10 8 (1.78%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.11%) Node.js
11 5 (1.11%) Jetty
12 3 (0.67%) Lync
13 2 (0.45%) Drupal
13 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.45%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.67%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 117 (26.06%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (9.35%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (4.01%) IaaS
4 16 (3.56%) Amazon S3
5 14 (3.12%) Route 53
5 14 (3.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.56%) Joyent
8 6 (1.34%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (1.34%) SaaS
9 5 (1.11%) PaaS
9 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.89%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.89%) Office 365
11 3 (0.67%) Heroku
11 3 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.67%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 96 (21.38%) DNS
2 70 (15.59%) SAN
3 46 (10.24%) TCP/IP
4 45 (10.02%) LDAP
5 43 (9.58%) VPN
6 41 (9.13%) DHCP
6 41 (9.13%) Firewall
7 25 (5.57%) VLAN
8 23 (5.12%) NAS
8 23 (5.12%) iSCSI
9 21 (4.68%) HTTP
10 19 (4.23%) SSH
11 17 (3.79%) VoIP
12 16 (3.56%) SMTP
13 15 (3.34%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (3.12%) FTP
15 13 (2.90%) IPv4
16 12 (2.67%) MRTG
16 12 (2.67%) LAN
17 11 (2.45%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (39.42%) MySQL
2 53 (11.80%) NoSQL
3 36 (8.02%) MongoDB
4 28 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (6.24%) SQL Server
5 25 (5.57%) Redis
6 11 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.45%) Big Data
7 10 (2.23%) MariaDB
7 10 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.56%) Informix
9 7 (1.56%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.89%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 70 (15.59%) Jenkins
2 65 (14.48%) Git (software)
3 57 (12.69%) Subversion
4 15 (3.34%) Emacs
5 12 (2.67%) Ant
6 11 (2.45%) JIRA
7 9 (2.00%) Hudson
8 6 (1.34%) Maven
9 5 (1.11%) FishEye
10 4 (0.89%) Gradle
10 4 (0.89%) Selenium
10 4 (0.89%) GDB
11 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 73 (16.26%) Finance
2 39 (8.69%) Games
3 30 (6.68%) Banking
4 19 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.56%) Retail
6 13 (2.90%) Law
7 11 (2.45%) Publishing
8 9 (2.00%) Advertising
9 6 (1.34%) Marketing
9 6 (1.34%) Legal
10 5 (1.11%) French Language
11 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.58%) LAMP
2 43 (9.58%) Web Services
3 22 (4.90%) Memcached
4 14 (3.12%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (1.56%) XML
8 6 (1.34%) JSON
8 6 (1.34%) CSS
9 5 (1.11%) .NET
9 5 (1.11%) HTML
10 4 (0.89%) boto
10 4 (0.89%) jQuery
10 4 (0.89%) Lucene
11 3 (0.67%) J2EE
11 3 (0.67%) AppFabric
11 3 (0.67%) FastCGI
12 2 (0.45%) WebKit
12 2 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.68%) Replication
2 27 (6.01%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.01%) EqualLogic
4 17 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.12%) Clustering
6 13 (2.90%) Eurex
7 11 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.45%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.00%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.56%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.34%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (0.89%) PlayStation
13 4 (0.89%) Equities
14 3 (0.67%) Social Media
14 3 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 449 (100.00%) Linux
2 167 (37.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 152 (33.85%) CentOS
4 123 (27.39%) Ubuntu
5 103 (22.94%) UNIX
6 94 (20.94%) Debian
7 85 (18.93%) Windows
8 36 (8.02%) Solaris
9 30 (6.68%) Fedora
10 27 (6.01%) Mac OS X
11 17 (3.79%) SUSE
11 17 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.34%) Android
12 6 (1.34%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.11%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (35.41%) DevOps
2 83 (18.49%) E-Commerce
3 72 (16.04%) Configuration Management
4 70 (15.59%) Open Source
5 67 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (6.68%) Migration
8 25 (5.57%) ITIL
9 22 (4.90%) Load Balancing
10 20 (4.45%) Change Control
11 19 (4.23%) Auto-Scaling
12 17 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (2.45%) Problem Management
14 11 (2.45%) Low Latency
14 11 (2.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (2.23%) Performance Monitoring
15 10 (2.23%) Scrum
15 10 (2.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (38.98%) Python
2 167 (37.19%) Bash Shell
3 126 (28.06%) Perl
4 108 (24.05%) Ruby
5 81 (18.04%) Java
6 72 (16.04%) PHP
7 65 (14.48%) SQL
8 64 (14.25%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.34%) JavaScript
10 13 (2.90%) C++
11 12 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.00%) Scala
13 8 (1.78%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.56%) C
15 6 (1.34%) AWK
15 6 (1.34%) Tcl
16 5 (1.11%) VBScript
16 5 (1.11%) Korn
16 5 (1.11%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 35 (7.80%) Degree
2 12 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.23%) MCSE
4 8 (1.78%) RHCE
5 4 (0.89%) CCNA
5 4 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.45%) MCITP
6 2 (0.45%) LPIC
6 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.45%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.23%) QA
2 13 (2.90%) SLA
3 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (14.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (10.69%) NFS
3 38 (8.46%) Docker
4 37 (8.24%) vSphere
5 35 (7.80%) Varnish
6 22 (4.90%) Active Directory
7 21 (4.68%) VMware ESX
7 21 (4.68%) Postfix
8 14 (3.12%) Xen
9 13 (2.90%) iptables
10 9 (2.00%) XenServer
11 8 (1.78%) KVM
12 7 (1.56%) GlusterFS
12 7 (1.56%) LXC
13 6 (1.34%) Hyper-V
14 5 (1.11%) Openswan
14 5 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.89%) Samba
Systems Management
1 237 (52.78%) Puppet
2 133 (29.62%) Opscode Chef
3 123 (27.39%) Nagios
4 44 (9.80%) Ansible
5 33 (7.35%) ZABBIX
6 31 (6.90%) Cacti
7 23 (5.12%) Salt
8 19 (4.23%) Vagrant
9 18 (4.01%) Check_MK
9 18 (4.01%) logstash
10 15 (3.34%) HAProxy
11 14 (3.12%) BMC Marimba
12 12 (2.67%) Graphite
12 12 (2.67%) SmokePing
13 10 (2.23%) Tivoli
14 9 (2.00%) Ganglia
15 8 (1.78%) CFEngine
16 5 (1.11%) Pingdom
17 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
17 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 231 (51.45%) Red Hat
2 146 (32.52%) VMware
3 60 (13.36%) Oracle
4 45 (10.02%) Cisco
5 27 (6.01%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.45%) Veeam
6 20 (4.45%) IBM
7 18 (4.01%) Dell
8 16 (3.56%) Rackspace
9 13 (2.90%) NYFIX
9 13 (2.90%) Patsystems
9 13 (2.90%) GL TRADE
10 12 (2.67%) HP
11 11 (2.45%) NetApp
11 11 (2.45%) Sun
11 11 (2.45%) Percona
12 10 (2.23%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.23%) Veritas
12 10 (2.23%) Citrix
13 9 (2.00%) Splunk
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
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