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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 407 366 377
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 237 298 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 216 286 236
Average salary £49,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
40877 42981 40955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.47% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34929 35901 34378
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 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +43 59 £50,000 +6.38% 9
Wimbledon - 3 £51,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Wembley - 1 £32,500 -
Clapham - 1 £37,500 -
Croydon - 1 £40,000 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 430 (100.00%) Linux
2 220 (51.16%) Red Hat
3 215 (50.00%) Python
4 208 (48.37%) Puppet
5 164 (38.14%) Bash Shell
6 162 (37.67%) CentOS
7 159 (36.98%) VMware
8 150 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 142 (33.02%) Perl
10 141 (32.79%) Apache
11 140 (32.56%) MySQL
12 122 (28.37%) Windows
13 119 (27.67%) Amazon AWS
14 118 (27.44%) DevOps
15 100 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
16 99 (23.02%) Nagios
17 97 (22.56%) Tomcat
18 92 (21.40%) UNIX
19 88 (20.47%) Ubuntu
20 87 (20.23%) DNS
21 80 (18.60%) Ruby
22 77 (17.91%) Debian
22 77 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
23 70 (16.28%) Open Source
23 70 (16.28%) SAN
23 70 (16.28%) Configuration Management
24 64 (14.88%) Firewall
24 64 (14.88%) Jenkins
25 59 (13.72%) Finance
26 58 (13.49%) E-Commerce

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 141 (32.79%) Apache
2 97 (22.56%) Tomcat
3 46 (10.70%) nginx
4 32 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (6.28%) MS Exchange
6 21 (4.88%) WebSphere
7 17 (3.95%) SharePoint
8 15 (3.49%) OpenStack
9 14 (3.26%) IIS
10 8 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.63%) JBoss
12 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.16%) TorqueBox
13 4 (0.93%) Confluence
13 4 (0.93%) CMS
14 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.47%) OpenEdge
15 2 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 24 (5.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 119 (27.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.65%) IaaS
3 17 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.56%) Office 365
6 10 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (1.86%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.86%) PaaS
8 7 (1.63%) Heroku
9 6 (1.40%) SaaS
10 4 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.93%) Route 53
11 3 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.23%) Joyent
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (20.23%) DNS
2 70 (16.28%) SAN
3 64 (14.88%) Firewall
4 52 (12.09%) TCP/IP
5 44 (10.23%) VPN
6 39 (9.07%) DHCP
7 36 (8.37%) LDAP
8 28 (6.51%) VLAN
9 26 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (6.05%) iSCSI
10 23 (5.35%) NAS
11 17 (3.95%) SSH
12 14 (3.26%) LAN
13 13 (3.02%) HTTP
13 13 (3.02%) Internet
13 13 (3.02%) MRTG
14 11 (2.56%) VoIP
14 11 (2.56%) WAN
15 8 (1.86%) Kerberos
15 8 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (32.56%) MySQL
2 50 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 29 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 14 (3.26%) Redis
7 13 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.86%) CouchDB
9 6 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.70%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.70%) Informix
12 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.47%) Big Data
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 64 (14.88%) Jenkins
2 43 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 40 (9.30%) Subversion
4 15 (3.49%) Selenium
4 15 (3.49%) Emacs
5 11 (2.56%) JIRA
6 7 (1.63%) Hudson
7 3 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.47%) GDB
8 2 (0.47%) Ant
8 2 (0.47%) Maven
8 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.23%) FishEye
9 1 (0.23%) Behat
General
1 59 (13.72%) Finance
2 24 (5.58%) Banking
2 24 (5.58%) Retail
3 18 (4.19%) Games
4 13 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.79%) Marketing
6 9 (2.09%) Law
7 7 (1.63%) Publishing
8 5 (1.16%) Legal
8 5 (1.16%) Advertising
8 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.79%) LAMP
2 38 (8.84%) Web Services
3 20 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 18 (4.19%) Memcached
5 14 (3.26%) boto
5 14 (3.26%) Lucene
6 12 (2.79%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (1.86%) J2EE
9 5 (1.16%) .NET
9 5 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.70%) JSON
10 3 (0.70%) AppFabric
10 3 (0.70%) FastCGI
11 2 (0.47%) Play Framework
11 2 (0.47%) Sensu
11 2 (0.47%) Middleware
11 2 (0.47%) HTML
11 2 (0.47%) CSS
11 2 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.93%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (4.65%) EqualLogic
4 19 (4.42%) Replication
5 18 (4.19%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.26%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.09%) Eurex
9 8 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.86%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.16%) Online Games
11 5 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.16%) Clustering
12 3 (0.70%) CESG
12 3 (0.70%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.47%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 430 (100.00%) Linux
2 162 (37.67%) CentOS
3 150 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 122 (28.37%) Windows
5 92 (21.40%) UNIX
6 88 (20.47%) Ubuntu
7 77 (17.91%) Debian
8 34 (7.91%) Fedora
9 22 (5.12%) Mac OS X
10 19 (4.42%) Solaris
11 16 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (3.26%) SUSE
13 7 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.93%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.47%) AIX
16 2 (0.47%) HPUX
16 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (27.44%) DevOps
2 70 (16.28%) Open Source
2 70 (16.28%) Configuration Management
3 58 (13.49%) E-Commerce
4 48 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (6.98%) ITIL
6 27 (6.28%) Migration
7 24 (5.58%) Change Control
8 21 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (3.49%) Scrum
10 15 (3.49%) Load Balancing
11 14 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (3.26%) Mentoring
12 13 (3.02%) Problem Management
13 12 (2.79%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (2.33%) Project Management
15 8 (1.86%) Penetration Testing
16 7 (1.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 215 (50.00%) Python
2 164 (38.14%) Bash Shell
3 142 (33.02%) Perl
4 80 (18.60%) Ruby
5 57 (13.26%) Java
6 55 (12.79%) PHP
7 52 (12.09%) Shell Script
8 42 (9.77%) SQL
9 16 (3.72%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.79%) C++
11 11 (2.56%) AWK
12 10 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.86%) C
14 7 (1.63%) Tcl
15 5 (1.16%) Groovy
16 4 (0.93%) Scala
16 4 (0.93%) C#
17 2 (0.47%) Korn
17 2 (0.47%) sed
18 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (9.30%) Degree
2 12 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.33%) RHCE
3 10 (2.33%) MCSE
3 10 (2.33%) CCNA
3 10 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.93%) RHCA
6 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.47%) LPIC
7 2 (0.47%) MCITP
7 2 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.23%) MBA
8 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.23%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.23%) CFA
8 1 (0.23%) PhD
8 1 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.33%) SLA
1 10 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.40%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 77 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (10.00%) NFS
2 43 (10.00%) KVM
3 36 (8.37%) Docker
3 36 (8.37%) Active Directory
4 27 (6.28%) Xen
4 27 (6.28%) Varnish
5 25 (5.81%) vSphere
5 25 (5.81%) iptables
6 24 (5.58%) Postfix
7 19 (4.42%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.86%) XenServer
10 6 (1.40%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.40%) LXC
11 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.93%) Snort
12 3 (0.70%) Squid
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.70%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 208 (48.37%) Puppet
2 100 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (23.02%) Nagios
4 43 (10.00%) Ansible
5 26 (6.05%) ZABBIX
6 22 (5.12%) Cacti
7 17 (3.95%) BMC Marimba
8 14 (3.26%) Check_MK
9 13 (3.02%) HAProxy
10 10 (2.33%) Tivoli
11 9 (2.09%) Munin
11 9 (2.09%) SmokePing
12 8 (1.86%) Salt
12 8 (1.86%) Graphite
13 6 (1.40%) Oracle ZFS
13 6 (1.40%) logstash
14 5 (1.16%) Pingdom
14 5 (1.16%) Bcfg2
14 5 (1.16%) Nessus
14 5 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 220 (51.16%) Red Hat
2 159 (36.98%) VMware
3 53 (12.33%) Cisco
4 43 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 42 (9.77%) Oracle
6 21 (4.88%) IBM
7 20 (4.65%) Dell
7 20 (4.65%) Veeam
8 12 (2.79%) Citrix
8 12 (2.79%) HP
9 10 (2.33%) NetApp
10 9 (2.09%) Reuters
10 9 (2.09%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.09%) NYFIX
10 9 (2.09%) Patsystems
10 9 (2.09%) GL TRADE
11 8 (1.86%) Adobe
12 7 (1.63%) Fidessa
12 7 (1.63%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.63%) Rackspace
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 70k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Resource Partners
Salary: Salary negotiable FULL BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Iter8
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits - share options,
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, gym, pens+
Posted: 5 days ago