The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
UK
Rank 472 446 395
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 435 645 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.66% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 370 562 659
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the UK.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 423 £48,500 +5.43% 57
London -46 199 £55,000 +4.76% 22
South East +66 125 £45,000 - 14
East of England +15 33 £45,000 +16.88% 9
Berkshire +27 31 £70,000 +36.58% 2
Surrey +61 29 £43,000 -18.09% 3
City of London +12 27 £62,500 +25.00% 7
East Sussex +12 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Brighton +5 24 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Reading +34 20 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Hampshire +29 17 £42,500 +26.86% 4
South West 0 17 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +13 16 £47,500 +30.55% 5
Hertfordshire +1 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +9 14 £40,000 -
Nottingham +15 12 £40,000 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire +3 12 £40,000 +14.28%
North West -31 11 £45,000 +44.00% 3
Guildford +28 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Welwyn Garden City +12 10 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 10 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Leeds +23 9 £55,000 +41.44% 2
Cambridge +9 9 £35,000 +27.27% 6
West Yorkshire +8 9 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Oxfordshire 0 9 £45,000 -4.25% 1
Gloucestershire -6 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland +23 8 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 8 £55,000 +32.53%
Milton Keynes +15 8 £55,000 +32.53%
Manchester -47 8 £41,250 +10.00% 3

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 973 (100.00%) Linux
2 409 (42.03%) Red Hat
3 370 (38.03%) Bash Shell
4 363 (37.31%) Puppet
5 323 (33.20%) Python
6 281 (28.88%) VMware
7 279 (28.67%) MySQL
8 277 (28.47%) DevOps
9 272 (27.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 252 (25.90%) Unix
11 242 (24.87%) Windows
12 239 (24.56%) Perl
13 229 (23.54%) Amazon AWS
14 228 (23.43%) CentOS
15 220 (22.61%) Apache
16 191 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
17 176 (18.09%) Ubuntu
18 173 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 173 (17.78%) LAMP
19 152 (15.62%) Ansible
20 143 (14.70%) Finance
21 140 (14.39%) Ruby
22 138 (14.18%) Nagios
23 136 (13.98%) Firewall
24 135 (13.87%) Configuration Management
25 132 (13.57%) SQL
25 132 (13.57%) Jenkins
26 128 (13.16%) PHP
27 124 (12.74%) DNS
28 123 (12.64%) Oracle

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 220 (22.61%) Apache
2 102 (10.48%) Tomcat
3 71 (7.30%) nginx
4 67 (6.89%) IIS
5 34 (3.49%) OpenStack
6 30 (3.08%) WebSphere
7 29 (2.98%) JBoss
8 28 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (1.54%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.13%) Hubot
11 8 (0.82%) CloudStack
11 8 (0.82%) Confluence
11 8 (0.82%) Drupal
12 7 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.62%) Liferay
14 5 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.51%) CMS
14 5 (0.51%) Eucalyptus
15 4 (0.41%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.10%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 229 (23.54%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (8.02%) SaaS
3 37 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 21 (2.16%) Office 365
7 17 (1.75%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.23%) GitHub
8 12 (1.23%) Slack
9 11 (1.13%) IaaS
10 10 (1.03%) PaaS
11 8 (0.82%) Route 53
12 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle CX
14 4 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.31%) Heroku
16 2 (0.21%) AWS OpsWorks
16 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 136 (13.98%) Firewall
2 124 (12.74%) DNS
3 102 (10.48%) TCP/IP
4 99 (10.17%) SAN
5 72 (7.40%) LDAP
6 70 (7.19%) VPN
7 68 (6.99%) LAN
8 53 (5.45%) WAN
9 50 (5.14%) DHCP
10 41 (4.21%) Internet
11 40 (4.11%) NAS
11 40 (4.11%) SMTP
12 34 (3.49%) HTTP
13 33 (3.39%) VLAN
14 21 (2.16%) SNMP
15 19 (1.95%) Asterisk PBX
15 19 (1.95%) iSCSI
15 19 (1.95%) SSH
16 18 (1.85%) VoIP
17 17 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (28.67%) MySQL
2 67 (6.89%) SQL Server
3 46 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (4.01%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 21 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.06%) Redis
8 15 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.44%) Big Data
10 13 (1.34%) OLTP
10 13 (1.34%) VLDB
11 11 (1.13%) MariaDB
12 10 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.82%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.62%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.41%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.41%) HBase
16 4 (0.41%) OrientDB
16 4 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 132 (13.57%) Jenkins
2 69 (7.09%) Git (software)
3 47 (4.83%) JIRA
4 42 (4.32%) Subversion
5 25 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.75%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.92%) Bundler
8 8 (0.82%) Maven
8 8 (0.82%) Travis CI
9 7 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.72%) GitLab
10 6 (0.62%) Hudson
11 5 (0.51%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.31%) Selenium
13 2 (0.21%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.21%) Redmine
13 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.10%) Buildbot
14 1 (0.10%) Grunt
14 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 143 (14.70%) Finance
2 69 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 57 (5.86%) Banking
4 46 (4.73%) Marketing
5 19 (1.95%) Publishing
6 17 (1.75%) Retail
7 15 (1.54%) Games
8 14 (1.44%) Legal
9 10 (1.03%) Advertising
10 8 (0.82%) Law
10 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.72%) Electronics
12 6 (0.62%) Back Office
13 3 (0.31%) Front Office
13 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (17.78%) LAMP
2 68 (6.99%) Web Services
3 48 (4.93%) LEMP Stack
4 34 (3.49%) XML
5 16 (1.64%) .NET
5 16 (1.64%) Memcached
6 14 (1.44%) HTML
7 13 (1.34%) CSS
8 12 (1.23%) Kafka
9 10 (1.03%) Ajax
9 10 (1.03%) JSF
9 10 (1.03%) LAPP Stack
9 10 (1.03%) XHTML
10 9 (0.92%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.62%) JDBC
12 6 (0.62%) Middleware
12 6 (0.62%) Node.js
13 5 (0.51%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.12%) Data Centre
2 52 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 33 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 25 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
5 23 (2.36%) Clustering
6 21 (2.16%) iSeries
7 18 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (1.44%) Fintech
9 13 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (1.23%) Replication
11 11 (1.13%) iPad
12 8 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (0.82%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.62%) Online Gambling
14 5 (0.51%) EFT
14 5 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
14 5 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.51%) Online Games
15 4 (0.41%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 973 (100.00%) Linux
2 272 (27.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 252 (25.90%) Unix
4 242 (24.87%) Windows
5 228 (23.43%) CentOS
6 176 (18.09%) Ubuntu
7 104 (10.69%) Debian
8 92 (9.46%) Windows Server
9 74 (7.61%) Solaris
10 38 (3.91%) SUSE
11 36 (3.70%) AIX
12 25 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (1.95%) HPUX
15 13 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 11 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.72%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (28.47%) DevOps
2 135 (13.87%) Configuration Management
3 101 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (7.50%) High Availability
5 72 (7.40%) Open Source
6 71 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (7.09%) ITIL
8 68 (6.99%) E-Commerce
9 55 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 48 (4.93%) Load Balancing
11 46 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (3.80%) Project Management
13 28 (2.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (2.88%) E-business
14 26 (2.67%) Kanban
15 25 (2.57%) Virtual Environments
16 24 (2.47%) Problem Management
16 24 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
17 23 (2.36%) Capacity Planning
17 23 (2.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 370 (38.03%) Bash Shell
2 323 (33.20%) Python
3 239 (24.56%) Perl
4 140 (14.39%) Ruby
5 132 (13.57%) SQL
6 128 (13.16%) PHP
7 118 (12.13%) Java
8 92 (9.46%) Shell Script
9 54 (5.55%) PowerShell
10 42 (4.32%) C
11 28 (2.88%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.44%) Korn
13 13 (1.34%) C#
14 10 (1.03%) AWK
15 8 (0.82%) sed
16 7 (0.72%) C++
17 6 (0.62%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.41%) C-shell
18 4 (0.41%) Jython
19 3 (0.31%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 74 (7.61%) Degree
2 35 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.16%) CCNA
3 21 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.75%) MCSA
6 13 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.23%) RHCE
8 9 (0.92%) MCSE
9 7 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.51%) LPIC
10 5 (0.51%) MCITP
11 4 (0.41%) RHCA
12 3 (0.31%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.21%) CCNP
14 1 (0.10%) Linux+ Certification
14 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.65%) QA
2 24 (2.47%) SLA
3 10 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 173 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 73 (7.50%) Docker
4 69 (7.09%) NFS
5 47 (4.83%) KVM
6 43 (4.42%) Xen
7 33 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (3.39%) vSphere
8 31 (3.19%) Hyper-V
9 28 (2.88%) Varnish
10 24 (2.47%) iptables
11 21 (2.16%) XenServer
12 19 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 18 (1.85%) Squid
14 15 (1.54%) GlusterFS
15 14 (1.44%) Postfix
16 9 (0.92%) LXC
17 8 (0.82%) VMware ESX
17 8 (0.82%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.72%) Samba
Systems Management
1 363 (37.31%) Puppet
2 191 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
3 152 (15.62%) Ansible
4 138 (14.18%) Nagios
5 24 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 23 (2.36%) Cobbler
6 23 (2.36%) OpenView
7 19 (1.95%) NetBackup
8 18 (1.85%) Control-M
9 16 (1.64%) Cacti
9 16 (1.64%) ZABBIX
10 14 (1.44%) Salt
11 12 (1.23%) Tivoli
12 11 (1.13%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.13%) Icinga
12 11 (1.13%) Terraform
12 11 (1.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 10 (1.03%) cPanel
13 10 (1.03%) Kubernetes
13 10 (1.03%) Opsview
Vendors
1 409 (42.03%) Red Hat
2 281 (28.88%) VMware
3 123 (12.64%) Oracle
4 84 (8.63%) Microsoft
5 55 (5.65%) Cisco
6 52 (5.34%) Sun
7 45 (4.62%) HP
8 40 (4.11%) EMC
9 35 (3.60%) Veritas
10 32 (3.29%) NetApp
11 23 (2.36%) Splunk
12 22 (2.26%) IBM
13 17 (1.75%) Atlassian
14 16 (1.64%) Juniper
14 16 (1.64%) SaltStack
14 16 (1.64%) SAP
15 15 (1.54%) Citrix
16 10 (1.03%) 3PAR
17 9 (0.92%) BMC
17 9 (0.92%) Brocade
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + flexi time, work from home option
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago