The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 381 332 307
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 282 306 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.72% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 268 281 368
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45732 42382 52200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.91% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37760 35776 45275
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 47 £47,000 -6.93% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -4 2 £37,500 -31.81%
Croydon -6 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Romford - 1 £55,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 591 (100.00%) Linux
2 346 (58.54%) Puppet
3 270 (45.69%) Red Hat
4 241 (40.78%) Python
5 234 (39.59%) Apache
6 230 (38.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 216 (36.55%) Perl
8 213 (36.04%) Ubuntu
9 210 (35.53%) Bash Shell
10 206 (34.86%) CentOS
11 194 (32.83%) Opscode Chef
12 191 (32.32%) MySQL
13 161 (27.24%) Debian
14 151 (25.55%) Ruby
14 151 (25.55%) PHP
15 142 (24.03%) VMware
16 128 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
17 119 (20.14%) Windows
18 118 (19.97%) Open Source
19 114 (19.29%) UNIX
20 108 (18.27%) Tomcat
21 107 (18.10%) Java
22 98 (16.58%) Nagios
23 95 (16.07%) LAMP
23 95 (16.07%) nginx
24 93 (15.74%) Git (software)
25 88 (14.89%) TCP/IP
26 85 (14.38%) Firewall
26 85 (14.38%) SAN
27 84 (14.21%) Shell Script

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 234 (39.59%) Apache
2 108 (18.27%) Tomcat
3 95 (16.07%) nginx
4 47 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (4.57%) WebSphere
6 21 (3.55%) IIS
7 19 (3.21%) OpenStack
8 17 (2.88%) WebLogic
9 16 (2.71%) CloudStack
10 14 (2.37%) Node.js
11 12 (2.03%) Confluence
12 10 (1.69%) Jetty
13 7 (1.18%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.68%) CMS
15 3 (0.51%) Alfresco
16 2 (0.34%) lighttpd
17 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
17 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.68%) Maya
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.03%) Summit
2 5 (0.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 128 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (5.08%) Amazon S3
4 18 (3.05%) Joyent
4 18 (3.05%) SaaS
4 18 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.52%) GitHub
6 5 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.68%) IaaS
8 3 (0.51%) Route 53
9 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 85 (14.38%) Firewall
2 85 (14.38%) SAN
3 80 (13.54%) DNS
4 71 (12.01%) LDAP
5 57 (9.64%) VPN
6 38 (6.43%) HTTP
7 35 (5.92%) NAS
8 31 (5.25%) SMTP
9 20 (3.38%) VLAN
9 20 (3.38%) Multicast
10 17 (2.88%) iSCSI
10 17 (2.88%) VoIP
10 17 (2.88%) Wireshark
11 16 (2.71%) Kerberos
11 16 (2.71%) tcpdump
12 15 (2.54%) SSL
12 15 (2.54%) Internet
13 14 (2.37%) DHCP
14 12 (2.03%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (32.32%) MySQL
2 79 (13.37%) Redis
3 67 (11.34%) MongoDB
4 54 (9.14%) NoSQL
5 45 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (4.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 22 (3.72%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.72%) SQL Server
8 15 (2.54%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.03%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.86%) Pentaho
10 11 (1.86%) Big Data
10 11 (1.86%) Couchbase
11 10 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.34%) DB2
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 93 (15.74%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.66%) Subversion
3 57 (9.64%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.06%) JIRA
5 11 (1.86%) Selenium
5 11 (1.86%) FishEye
6 9 (1.52%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.18%) Maven
8 4 (0.68%) Ant
8 4 (0.68%) Hudson
9 3 (0.51%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.51%) Juju
9 3 (0.51%) JUnit
10 2 (0.34%) Expression Web
11 1 (0.17%) Trac
General
1 80 (13.54%) Finance
2 63 (10.66%) Games
3 30 (5.08%) Banking
4 24 (4.06%) Law
5 17 (2.88%) Retail
6 13 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.52%) Marketing
8 9 (1.52%) Advertising
9 6 (1.02%) Front Office
10 3 (0.51%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.51%) Publishing
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (16.07%) LAMP
2 83 (14.04%) Web Services
3 22 (3.72%) Memcached
4 21 (3.55%) XML
5 16 (2.71%) JSON
5 16 (2.71%) Lucene
5 16 (2.71%) Django
6 15 (2.54%) CSS
6 15 (2.54%) .NET
7 13 (2.20%) ActiveMQ
8 12 (2.03%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (1.86%) CGI
10 8 (1.35%) HTML
11 7 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.68%) Middleware
13 4 (0.68%) RESTful
13 4 (0.68%) Sphinx
14 3 (0.51%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 118 (19.97%) Open Source
2 70 (11.84%) Clustering
3 23 (3.89%) Social Media
4 22 (3.72%) Replication
5 19 (3.21%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.37%) Online Games
8 13 (2.20%) Digital Media
8 13 (2.20%) Firmware
9 12 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (2.03%) BBC
10 11 (1.86%) iPad
11 10 (1.69%) Derivative
12 9 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (1.35%) Blog
13 8 (1.35%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.02%) Spread Betting
15 5 (0.85%) Machine Learning
15 5 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
16 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 591 (100.00%) Linux
2 230 (38.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 213 (36.04%) Ubuntu
4 206 (34.86%) CentOS
5 161 (27.24%) Debian
6 119 (20.14%) Windows
7 114 (19.29%) UNIX
8 70 (11.84%) Solaris
9 30 (5.08%) SUSE
10 29 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (3.72%) Apple iOS
11 22 (3.72%) Android
12 19 (3.21%) Mac OS X
13 15 (2.54%) FreeBSD
14 13 (2.20%) Fedora
15 8 (1.35%) AIX
15 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (1.02%) Scientific Linux
18 4 (0.68%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (12.69%) Configuration Management
2 64 (10.83%) E-Commerce
3 57 (9.64%) ITIL
4 51 (8.63%) Load Balancing
5 30 (5.08%) Low Latency
6 29 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (4.06%) Scrum
9 23 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (3.72%) Problem Management
11 21 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (2.88%) Release Management
14 14 (2.37%) Build Automation
14 14 (2.37%) High Availability
15 13 (2.20%) Network Monitoring
16 12 (2.03%) Migration
17 11 (1.86%) Change Management
18 10 (1.69%) B2B
18 10 (1.69%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 241 (40.78%) Python
2 216 (36.55%) Perl
3 210 (35.53%) Bash Shell
4 151 (25.55%) Ruby
4 151 (25.55%) PHP
5 107 (18.10%) Java
6 84 (14.21%) Shell Script
7 64 (10.83%) SQL
8 20 (3.38%) Scala
9 18 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.05%) Bourne shell
10 14 (2.37%) AWK
11 11 (1.86%) C
12 7 (1.18%) Clojure
12 7 (1.18%) sed
13 6 (1.02%) Korn
14 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.17%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.17%) Lua
Qualifications
1 48 (8.12%) Degree
2 37 (6.26%) RHCE
3 16 (2.71%) Linux+ Certification
3 16 (2.71%) LPIC
4 14 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.37%) MCSE
5 7 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.18%) RHCT
5 7 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.68%) CCNA
7 3 (0.51%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.05%) SLA
2 14 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 77 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (12.35%) KVM
3 53 (8.97%) NFS
4 40 (6.77%) Active Directory
5 37 (6.26%) Postfix
6 34 (5.75%) Xen
7 26 (4.40%) Varnish
8 25 (4.23%) Sendmail
9 12 (2.03%) Samba
10 11 (1.86%) vSphere
11 7 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.68%) XenServer
13 3 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.51%) qmail
14 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.34%) RHEV
15 1 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
15 1 (0.17%) QEMU
15 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 346 (58.54%) Puppet
2 194 (32.83%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (16.58%) Nagios
4 28 (4.74%) ZABBIX
5 27 (4.57%) Cacti
6 24 (4.06%) CFEngine
7 18 (3.05%) HAProxy
8 16 (2.71%) Red Hat Satellite
9 14 (2.37%) Tivoli
10 10 (1.69%) Ganglia
11 9 (1.52%) Zenoss
11 9 (1.52%) SCOM
12 8 (1.35%) Munin
13 7 (1.18%) Vagrant
14 6 (1.02%) Cobbler
15 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 5 (0.85%) Scalr
16 4 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
16 4 (0.68%) OpenView
16 4 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 270 (45.69%) Red Hat
2 142 (24.03%) VMware
3 54 (9.14%) JBoss
4 49 (8.29%) Oracle
5 46 (7.78%) Cisco
6 40 (6.77%) HP
7 23 (3.89%) Microsoft
8 22 (3.72%) IBM
9 20 (3.38%) Rackspace
10 14 (2.37%) Juniper
10 14 (2.37%) Facebook
10 14 (2.37%) Percona
11 13 (2.20%) Veritas
12 12 (2.03%) SolarWinds
13 11 (1.86%) Sun
14 10 (1.69%) EMC
15 9 (1.52%) Patsystems
15 9 (1.52%) GL TRADE
15 9 (1.52%) NYFIX
16 8 (1.35%) Google
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
BenjaminJames Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% bonus + shares + gym +many more
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hammersmith & Fulham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Asergis Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20 Days' Holiday + Bank Holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago