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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 416 409 349
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 223 279 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.56% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.60% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 211 266 279
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
41866 46477 42712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.87% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35331 38373 36053
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 £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +28 51 £47,500 +1.06% 10
Kingston Upon Thames +1 5 £42,500 +17.24%
Harrow - 1 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 493 (100.00%) Linux
2 263 (53.35%) Puppet
3 256 (51.93%) Red Hat
4 196 (39.76%) MySQL
5 194 (39.35%) Bash Shell
6 193 (39.15%) Python
7 187 (37.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 176 (35.70%) CentOS
9 171 (34.69%) DevOps
10 165 (33.47%) VMware
11 154 (31.24%) Apache
12 152 (30.83%) Perl
13 144 (29.21%) Opscode Chef
14 136 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
14 136 (27.59%) Nagios
15 134 (27.18%) Ruby
16 133 (26.98%) Ubuntu
17 117 (23.73%) Tomcat
18 105 (21.30%) UNIX
19 104 (21.10%) Debian
20 101 (20.49%) Java
21 100 (20.28%) E-Commerce
22 94 (19.07%) Windows
23 92 (18.66%) DNS
24 90 (18.26%) PHP
25 89 (18.05%) Configuration Management
26 85 (17.24%) nginx
27 77 (15.62%) Jenkins
28 75 (15.21%) Finance
29 74 (15.01%) Git (software)

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 154 (31.24%) Apache
2 117 (23.73%) Tomcat
3 85 (17.24%) nginx
4 40 (8.11%) OpenStack
5 35 (7.10%) IIS
6 19 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (3.25%) Confluence
8 15 (3.04%) JBoss
9 9 (1.83%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.83%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.83%) Jetty
10 6 (1.22%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.22%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.81%) CMS
11 4 (0.81%) Node.js
12 3 (0.61%) Lync
13 2 (0.41%) Drupal
13 2 (0.41%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.41%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 13 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 136 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (9.53%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (4.67%) Amazon S3
4 22 (4.46%) IaaS
5 21 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (3.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 15 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (3.04%) Route 53
8 12 (2.43%) Rackspace Cloud
9 10 (2.03%) SaaS
10 8 (1.62%) Joyent
10 8 (1.62%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (1.62%) SoftLayer
11 6 (1.22%) PaaS
12 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.01%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.81%) Office 365
14 3 (0.61%) Heroku
14 3 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 92 (18.66%) DNS
2 68 (13.79%) SAN
3 60 (12.17%) TCP/IP
4 44 (8.92%) Firewall
5 42 (8.52%) VPN
6 39 (7.91%) LDAP
7 35 (7.10%) DHCP
8 28 (5.68%) HTTP
9 24 (4.87%) SMTP
10 23 (4.67%) VLAN
10 23 (4.67%) SSH
11 21 (4.26%) LAN
12 20 (4.06%) FTP
12 20 (4.06%) IPv4
13 19 (3.85%) VoIP
14 17 (3.45%) NAS
15 16 (3.25%) iSCSI
16 15 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (2.64%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (39.76%) MySQL
2 61 (12.37%) NoSQL
3 32 (6.49%) Redis
3 32 (6.49%) MongoDB
4 30 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (5.68%) SQL Server
6 18 (3.65%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.45%) Big Data
8 13 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.23%) MariaDB
10 10 (2.03%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (1.83%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.22%) Informix
12 6 (1.22%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 77 (15.62%) Jenkins
2 74 (15.01%) Git (software)
3 61 (12.37%) Subversion
4 16 (3.25%) JIRA
5 12 (2.43%) Ant
6 9 (1.83%) Hudson
7 7 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.42%) Emacs
8 6 (1.22%) Maven
9 5 (1.01%) FishEye
10 4 (0.81%) Gradle
10 4 (0.81%) GDB
11 3 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 75 (15.21%) Finance
2 51 (10.34%) Games
3 31 (6.29%) Banking
4 20 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.85%) Retail
6 17 (3.45%) Law
7 15 (3.04%) Advertising
8 12 (2.43%) Publishing
9 8 (1.62%) French Language
10 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.81%) Marketing
12 2 (0.41%) Legal
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.14%) LAMP
2 47 (9.53%) Web Services
3 29 (5.88%) Memcached
4 14 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (2.64%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (1.83%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (1.62%) XML
8 7 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (1.42%) HTML
9 6 (1.22%) .NET
10 5 (1.01%) CSS
10 5 (1.01%) JSON
11 4 (0.81%) jQuery
12 3 (0.61%) J2EE
12 3 (0.61%) AppFabric
13 2 (0.41%) FastCGI
14 1 (0.20%) WebKit
14 1 (0.20%) Sphinx
14 1 (0.20%) JDBC
14 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.40%) Open Source
2 32 (6.49%) Replication
3 18 (3.65%) Clustering
4 17 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.64%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.64%) Eurex
6 11 (2.23%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.83%) EqualLogic
8 8 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.62%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.62%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (1.42%) Social Network
10 6 (1.22%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.01%) Online Games
11 5 (1.01%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.81%) Equities
12 4 (0.81%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 493 (100.00%) Linux
2 187 (37.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 176 (35.70%) CentOS
4 133 (26.98%) Ubuntu
5 105 (21.30%) UNIX
6 104 (21.10%) Debian
7 94 (19.07%) Windows
8 35 (7.10%) Solaris
9 28 (5.68%) Mac OS X
10 26 (5.27%) Fedora
11 24 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (3.65%) SUSE
13 8 (1.62%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.22%) Android
16 4 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.41%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (34.69%) DevOps
2 100 (20.28%) E-Commerce
3 89 (18.05%) Configuration Management
4 66 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (5.48%) Load Balancing
7 26 (5.27%) ITIL
8 23 (4.67%) Migration
9 21 (4.26%) Auto-Scaling
10 19 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (3.65%) Project Management
12 15 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (2.64%) Change Control
13 13 (2.64%) Low Latency
14 12 (2.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (2.03%) High Availability
15 10 (2.03%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (2.03%) Problem Management
15 10 (2.03%) Ultra-Low Latency
15 10 (2.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 194 (39.35%) Bash Shell
2 193 (39.15%) Python
3 152 (30.83%) Perl
4 134 (27.18%) Ruby
5 101 (20.49%) Java
6 90 (18.26%) PHP
7 73 (14.81%) SQL
8 71 (14.40%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.84%) JavaScript
10 14 (2.84%) C++
11 12 (2.43%) AWK
12 11 (2.23%) C
13 10 (2.03%) sed
14 9 (1.83%) Scala
15 8 (1.62%) VBScript
16 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.01%) Korn
17 5 (1.01%) Tcl
17 5 (1.01%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 29 (5.88%) Degree
2 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (2.23%) RHCE
3 10 (2.03%) MCSE
4 5 (1.01%) CCNA
4 5 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.20%) LPIC
7 1 (0.20%) MCITP
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.07%) QA
2 16 (3.25%) SLA
3 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (8.32%) NFS
3 38 (7.71%) Varnish
4 34 (6.90%) Docker
5 33 (6.69%) Active Directory
6 30 (6.09%) vSphere
7 17 (3.45%) Postfix
8 14 (2.84%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.43%) KVM
10 10 (2.03%) LXC
10 10 (2.03%) Xen
11 9 (1.83%) XenServer
12 8 (1.62%) GlusterFS
13 6 (1.22%) iptables
13 6 (1.22%) Openswan
13 6 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 6 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (1.22%) Samba
14 5 (1.01%) Hyper-V
14 5 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 263 (53.35%) Puppet
2 144 (29.21%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (27.59%) Nagios
4 44 (8.92%) Ansible
5 43 (8.72%) ZABBIX
6 28 (5.68%) Cacti
7 26 (5.27%) Salt
8 24 (4.87%) logstash
9 22 (4.46%) Vagrant
10 17 (3.45%) Graphite
11 14 (2.84%) Check_MK
11 14 (2.84%) Ganglia
12 12 (2.43%) HAProxy
13 11 (2.23%) CFEngine
14 10 (2.03%) Tivoli
15 7 (1.42%) BMC Marimba
15 7 (1.42%) SmokePing
16 5 (1.01%) Capistrano
17 4 (0.81%) Pingdom
17 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 256 (51.93%) Red Hat
2 165 (33.47%) VMware
3 52 (10.55%) Oracle
4 50 (10.14%) Cisco
5 24 (4.87%) Microsoft
6 22 (4.46%) Rackspace
7 18 (3.65%) Percona
7 18 (3.65%) SolarWinds
8 15 (3.04%) Veeam
8 15 (3.04%) HP
9 14 (2.84%) NetApp
10 13 (2.64%) Patsystems
10 13 (2.64%) GL TRADE
10 13 (2.64%) NYFIX
11 12 (2.43%) Veritas
11 12 (2.43%) IBM
11 12 (2.43%) Perforce
12 11 (2.23%) Dell
13 10 (2.03%) Atlassian
13 10 (2.03%) Splunk
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Salary: Up to £55k + discretionary bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
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London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
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City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive + Great Benefits
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City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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