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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 452 399 362
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 186 271 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.55% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.59% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 168 250 244
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +38 39 £53,750 +14.36% 8
Wembley -1 1 £32,500 -22.61%
Croydon - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 414 (100.00%) Linux
2 225 (54.35%) Red Hat
3 210 (50.72%) Puppet
4 173 (41.79%) Python
5 154 (37.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 153 (36.96%) MySQL
7 150 (36.23%) Bash Shell
8 143 (34.54%) VMware
9 132 (31.88%) CentOS
10 128 (30.92%) DevOps
11 118 (28.50%) Ubuntu
12 114 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
13 113 (27.29%) Apache
14 110 (26.57%) Perl
15 106 (25.60%) Amazon AWS
16 105 (25.36%) UNIX
17 103 (24.88%) Nagios
18 100 (24.15%) Windows
19 96 (23.19%) DNS
20 87 (21.01%) Ruby
21 83 (20.05%) Debian
22 75 (18.12%) Tomcat
23 74 (17.87%) E-Commerce
24 73 (17.63%) SAN
25 70 (16.91%) Configuration Management
25 70 (16.91%) Finance
26 69 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
27 66 (15.94%) Jenkins
28 61 (14.73%) Shell Script
29 60 (14.49%) PHP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 113 (27.29%) Apache
2 75 (18.12%) Tomcat
3 51 (12.32%) nginx
4 31 (7.49%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (5.07%) IIS
5 21 (5.07%) MS Exchange
6 19 (4.59%) OpenStack
7 18 (4.35%) SharePoint
8 16 (3.86%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.17%) JBoss
10 5 (1.21%) Confluence
11 4 (0.97%) Jetty
12 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.48%) Lync
13 2 (0.48%) Drupal
13 2 (0.48%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.48%) Node.js
14 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.72%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.24%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 106 (25.60%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.73%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (2.90%) Route 53
5 11 (2.66%) IaaS
5 11 (2.66%) Office 365
5 11 (2.66%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.21%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (1.21%) Joyent
9 4 (0.97%) PaaS
10 3 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.72%) SaaS
11 2 (0.48%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.48%) Heroku
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.48%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 96 (23.19%) DNS
2 73 (17.63%) SAN
3 49 (11.84%) Firewall
3 49 (11.84%) VPN
4 46 (11.11%) DHCP
5 43 (10.39%) LDAP
5 43 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 29 (7.00%) VLAN
7 23 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 22 (5.31%) NAS
9 20 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (3.62%) HTTP
10 15 (3.62%) VoIP
11 13 (3.14%) SSH
12 11 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.42%) IPv4
13 10 (2.42%) MRTG
14 9 (2.17%) OpenVPN
14 9 (2.17%) BIG-IP
15 8 (1.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (36.96%) MySQL
2 43 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 39 (9.42%) MongoDB
4 24 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 20 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (4.35%) Redis
7 12 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.42%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.97%) Informix
12 3 (0.72%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.72%) Big Data
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.48%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 66 (15.94%) Jenkins
2 59 (14.25%) Git (software)
3 50 (12.08%) Subversion
4 16 (3.86%) Emacs
5 10 (2.42%) Hudson
6 9 (2.17%) JIRA
6 9 (2.17%) Selenium
7 5 (1.21%) GDB
7 5 (1.21%) Ant
8 3 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.48%) FishEye
9 2 (0.48%) Maven
10 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 70 (16.91%) Finance
2 34 (8.21%) Banking
3 21 (5.07%) Games
4 19 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.35%) Retail
6 10 (2.42%) Publishing
6 10 (2.42%) Law
7 7 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.69%) Marketing
8 6 (1.45%) Legal
8 6 (1.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.63%) LAMP
2 40 (9.66%) Web Services
3 14 (3.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (2.90%) Memcached
5 9 (2.17%) Lucene
5 9 (2.17%) boto
6 8 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (1.45%) JSON
8 5 (1.21%) XML
8 5 (1.21%) CSS
9 4 (0.97%) J2EE
10 3 (0.72%) AppFabric
10 3 (0.72%) FastCGI
11 2 (0.48%) WebKit
11 2 (0.48%) HTML
11 2 (0.48%) .NET
11 2 (0.48%) Middleware
12 1 (0.24%) JMS
12 1 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.97%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.28%) Replication
3 22 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.59%) EqualLogic
5 16 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.14%) Clustering
7 12 (2.90%) Eurex
7 12 (2.90%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.42%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.21%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.97%) PlayStation
12 4 (0.97%) Equities
13 3 (0.72%) Social Media
13 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 414 (100.00%) Linux
2 154 (37.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 132 (31.88%) CentOS
4 118 (28.50%) Ubuntu
5 105 (25.36%) UNIX
6 100 (24.15%) Windows
7 83 (20.05%) Debian
8 35 (8.45%) Solaris
9 33 (7.97%) Fedora
10 28 (6.76%) Mac OS X
11 15 (3.62%) SUSE
12 14 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.45%) Android
14 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (30.92%) DevOps
2 74 (17.87%) E-Commerce
3 70 (16.91%) Configuration Management
4 56 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (12.80%) Open Source
6 29 (7.00%) Migration
7 28 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (6.28%) ITIL
9 22 (5.31%) Change Control
10 20 (4.83%) Load Balancing
11 15 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.14%) Problem Management
13 12 (2.90%) Auto-Scaling
14 10 (2.42%) Low Latency
14 10 (2.42%) Scrum
15 9 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (2.17%) Project Management
15 9 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
16 8 (1.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (1.93%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 173 (41.79%) Python
2 150 (36.23%) Bash Shell
3 110 (26.57%) Perl
4 87 (21.01%) Ruby
5 61 (14.73%) Shell Script
6 60 (14.49%) PHP
7 56 (13.53%) Java
8 47 (11.35%) SQL
9 14 (3.38%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.90%) C++
11 8 (1.93%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.93%) Scala
12 6 (1.45%) Tcl
12 6 (1.45%) C
13 5 (1.21%) Korn
14 4 (0.97%) AWK
15 3 (0.72%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.72%) C-shell
15 3 (0.72%) C#
16 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (9.66%) Degree
2 12 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.66%) RHCE
4 10 (2.42%) MCSE
5 5 (1.21%) CCNA
5 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.97%) RHCA
7 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.48%) LPIC
8 2 (0.48%) MCITP
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.14%) QA
2 12 (2.90%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (12.08%) NFS
3 38 (9.18%) Docker
4 32 (7.73%) vSphere
5 28 (6.76%) Active Directory
6 27 (6.52%) Varnish
7 26 (6.28%) Postfix
8 21 (5.07%) VMware ESX
9 14 (3.38%) Xen
10 13 (3.14%) KVM
10 13 (3.14%) iptables
11 7 (1.69%) LXC
11 7 (1.69%) XenServer
12 6 (1.45%) VMware Server
13 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
13 5 (1.21%) Openswan
13 5 (1.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.97%) Samba
15 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 210 (50.72%) Puppet
2 114 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (24.88%) Nagios
4 35 (8.45%) Ansible
5 27 (6.52%) Cacti
6 22 (5.31%) ZABBIX
7 17 (4.11%) Vagrant
8 16 (3.86%) Salt
9 14 (3.38%) Check_MK
9 14 (3.38%) BMC Marimba
9 14 (3.38%) logstash
10 11 (2.66%) HAProxy
11 10 (2.42%) SmokePing
11 10 (2.42%) Tivoli
12 7 (1.69%) CFEngine
12 7 (1.69%) Graphite
13 6 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
14 5 (1.21%) Ganglia
14 5 (1.21%) Pingdom
15 4 (0.97%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 225 (54.35%) Red Hat
2 143 (34.54%) VMware
3 50 (12.08%) Oracle
4 44 (10.63%) Cisco
5 29 (7.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (4.59%) IBM
6 19 (4.59%) Dell
7 16 (3.86%) Citrix
7 16 (3.86%) Veeam
8 12 (2.90%) Patsystems
8 12 (2.90%) GL TRADE
8 12 (2.90%) NYFIX
8 12 (2.90%) HP
9 11 (2.66%) Rackspace
10 10 (2.42%) Splunk
10 10 (2.42%) Sun
11 9 (2.17%) EMC
12 8 (1.93%) Juniper
12 8 (1.93%) Reuters
12 8 (1.93%) Bloomberg
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
J & C Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
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City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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West London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
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Salary: Competitive
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London
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