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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 439 402 385
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 203 291 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.60% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.65% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 182 273 231
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £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 31 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 31 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 +25 40 £51,250 +9.04% 9
Croydon - 2 £40,000 -
Wembley 0 1 £32,500 -22.61%
Clapham - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 429 (100.00%) Linux
2 231 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 218 (50.82%) Puppet
4 189 (44.06%) Python
5 153 (35.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 152 (35.43%) MySQL
6 152 (35.43%) VMware
7 149 (34.73%) Bash Shell
8 145 (33.80%) CentOS
9 127 (29.60%) DevOps
10 124 (28.90%) Perl
11 121 (28.21%) Apache
12 120 (27.97%) Opscode Chef
13 110 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
14 109 (25.41%) Ubuntu
15 105 (24.48%) Windows
16 100 (23.31%) DNS
17 99 (23.08%) UNIX
18 98 (22.84%) Nagios
19 93 (21.68%) Ruby
20 91 (21.21%) Debian
21 78 (18.18%) SAN
22 74 (17.25%) Tomcat
22 74 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
23 69 (16.08%) Configuration Management
23 69 (16.08%) Finance
24 67 (15.62%) E-Commerce
25 66 (15.38%) Jenkins
26 59 (13.75%) Open Source
26 59 (13.75%) PHP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 121 (28.21%) Apache
2 74 (17.25%) Tomcat
3 47 (10.96%) nginx
4 34 (7.93%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (5.83%) MS Exchange
6 18 (4.20%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.96%) IIS
7 17 (3.96%) OpenStack
8 15 (3.50%) WebSphere
9 11 (2.56%) JBoss
10 4 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.93%) TorqueBox
10 4 (0.93%) Confluence
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.47%) Drupal
11 2 (0.47%) Jetty
11 2 (0.47%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (5.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 110 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (3.73%) IaaS
4 13 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (2.80%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.56%) Office 365
7 9 (2.10%) Route 53
7 9 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.40%) SaaS
9 6 (1.40%) PaaS
10 5 (1.17%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.70%) Joyent
11 3 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.47%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.47%) Heroku
12 2 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 100 (23.31%) DNS
2 78 (18.18%) SAN
3 51 (11.89%) Firewall
4 46 (10.72%) TCP/IP
5 44 (10.26%) VPN
6 43 (10.02%) LDAP
6 43 (10.02%) DHCP
7 26 (6.06%) VLAN
8 22 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (4.90%) iSCSI
9 21 (4.90%) NAS
10 16 (3.73%) SSH
11 15 (3.50%) HTTP
12 12 (2.80%) Internet
13 11 (2.56%) VoIP
13 11 (2.56%) MRTG
14 9 (2.10%) LAN
15 8 (1.86%) FTP
16 7 (1.63%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (35.43%) MySQL
2 45 (10.49%) MongoDB
3 33 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 21 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.96%) Redis
7 10 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.17%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.93%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.70%) Informix
10 3 (0.70%) Big Data
11 2 (0.47%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 66 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 54 (12.59%) Git (software)
3 45 (10.49%) Subversion
4 16 (3.73%) Emacs
5 13 (3.03%) Selenium
6 10 (2.33%) JIRA
6 10 (2.33%) Hudson
7 5 (1.17%) GDB
8 3 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.70%) Ant
9 2 (0.47%) Maven
9 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.23%) FishEye
10 1 (0.23%) Behat
General
1 69 (16.08%) Finance
2 33 (7.69%) Banking
3 20 (4.66%) Retail
4 19 (4.43%) Games
5 16 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.33%) Publishing
7 9 (2.10%) Law
7 9 (2.10%) Marketing
8 8 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.17%) Legal
9 5 (1.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.19%) LAMP
2 35 (8.16%) Web Services
3 14 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (3.26%) Memcached
4 12 (2.80%) boto
4 12 (2.80%) Lucene
5 10 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (0.93%) JSON
6 4 (0.93%) J2EE
7 3 (0.70%) CSS
7 3 (0.70%) XML
7 3 (0.70%) AppFabric
7 3 (0.70%) FastCGI
8 2 (0.47%) Play Framework
8 2 (0.47%) Sensu
8 2 (0.47%) Middleware
8 2 (0.47%) HTML
9 1 (0.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.32%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (5.36%) Replication
4 18 (4.20%) EqualLogic
5 17 (3.96%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.03%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.80%) Digital Media
8 11 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.33%) Clustering
9 10 (2.33%) Eurex
10 9 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.17%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.93%) Equities
13 4 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (0.93%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.70%) PlayStation
14 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.70%) Online Games
14 3 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 429 (100.00%) Linux
2 153 (35.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 145 (33.80%) CentOS
4 109 (25.41%) Ubuntu
5 105 (24.48%) Windows
6 99 (23.08%) UNIX
7 91 (21.21%) Debian
8 37 (8.62%) Fedora
9 29 (6.76%) Mac OS X
9 29 (6.76%) Solaris
10 15 (3.50%) SUSE
11 13 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.17%) Android
13 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.93%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.47%) AIX
15 2 (0.47%) HPUX
15 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (29.60%) DevOps
2 69 (16.08%) Configuration Management
3 67 (15.62%) E-Commerce
4 59 (13.75%) Open Source
5 56 (13.05%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (6.76%) Migration
7 27 (6.29%) ITIL
8 22 (5.13%) Change Control
8 22 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (4.43%) Load Balancing
10 14 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (3.03%) Scrum
11 13 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (2.80%) Problem Management
12 12 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (2.33%) Auto-Scaling
14 9 (2.10%) Low Latency
14 9 (2.10%) Project Management
15 8 (1.86%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (44.06%) Python
2 149 (34.73%) Bash Shell
3 124 (28.90%) Perl
4 93 (21.68%) Ruby
5 59 (13.75%) PHP
5 59 (13.75%) Shell Script
6 53 (12.35%) Java
7 43 (10.02%) SQL
8 13 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.80%) C++
10 8 (1.86%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.86%) Scala
11 7 (1.63%) C
12 6 (1.40%) Tcl
13 5 (1.17%) AWK
13 5 (1.17%) Korn
14 3 (0.70%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.70%) C-shell
14 3 (0.70%) C#
15 2 (0.47%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (9.79%) Degree
2 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (2.56%) RHCE
3 9 (2.10%) MCSE
4 7 (1.63%) CCNA
4 7 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.93%) RHCA
8 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.47%) LPIC
8 2 (0.47%) MCITP
8 2 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.33%) QA
2 9 (2.10%) SLA
3 6 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (12.59%) NFS
3 43 (10.02%) Docker
4 36 (8.39%) Active Directory
5 29 (6.76%) vSphere
6 28 (6.53%) Postfix
7 26 (6.06%) Varnish
7 26 (6.06%) KVM
8 20 (4.66%) VMware ESX
9 19 (4.43%) Xen
9 19 (4.43%) iptables
10 8 (1.86%) LXC
10 8 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.63%) XenServer
12 6 (1.40%) VMware Server
13 5 (1.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.93%) Squid
14 4 (0.93%) Samba
14 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
15 3 (0.70%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 218 (50.82%) Puppet
2 120 (27.97%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (22.84%) Nagios
4 40 (9.32%) Ansible
5 24 (5.59%) ZABBIX
6 22 (5.13%) Cacti
7 14 (3.26%) BMC Marimba
7 14 (3.26%) Salt
7 14 (3.26%) Check_MK
8 12 (2.80%) logstash
9 10 (2.33%) HAProxy
9 10 (2.33%) SmokePing
9 10 (2.33%) Vagrant
10 9 (2.10%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.86%) Oracle ZFS
12 6 (1.40%) Graphite
12 6 (1.40%) CFEngine
13 5 (1.17%) Pingdom
13 5 (1.17%) Munin
14 4 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 231 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 152 (35.43%) VMware
3 44 (10.26%) Oracle
3 44 (10.26%) Cisco
4 40 (9.32%) Microsoft
5 19 (4.43%) IBM
6 18 (4.20%) Dell
7 17 (3.96%) Veeam
8 15 (3.50%) HP
9 14 (3.26%) Citrix
10 10 (2.33%) Sun
10 10 (2.33%) Patsystems
10 10 (2.33%) GL TRADE
10 10 (2.33%) NYFIX
11 9 (2.10%) Rackspace
12 8 (1.86%) Reuters
12 8 (1.86%) Bloomberg
12 8 (1.86%) NetApp
13 7 (1.63%) EMC
14 6 (1.40%) Juniper
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus equity
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
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London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Great Bens
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
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Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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