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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
UK
Rank 433 424 392
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 504 663 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.67% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 420 593 665
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +1 494 £50,000 +5.26% 61
London +17 279 £53,000 -3.63% 27
South East +72 137 £45,000 - 19
Berkshire +49 31 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Brighton +30 30 £42,500 +21.42% 5
East Sussex +29 30 £42,500 +21.42% 6
East of England +26 30 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Surrey +34 29 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Reading +32 25 £70,000 +12.00% 1
City of London +8 23 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Hampshire +13 18 £41,000 +22.38% 3
Croydon +21 16 £47,500 +5.55%
Hertfordshire -1 13 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire -5 12 £40,000 +25.00% 2
South West +2 11 £42,500 +6.25%
West Sussex - 11 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire +33 10 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Milton Keynes +22 10 £47,500 +14.45% 1
East Midlands +18 9 £34,500 -10.96% 2
Cambridge +9 8 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 8 £35,000 -9.67% 4
North West -58 8 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Guildford +23 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Oxfordshire +10 7 £39,000 -17.46% 4
Cheltenham +6 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Gloucestershire -12 7 £45,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire +26 6 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Leeds +20 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Basingstoke 0 6 £53,750 +2.38%

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 1008 (100.00%) Linux
2 420 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 414 (41.07%) Puppet
4 379 (37.60%) Bash Shell
5 340 (33.73%) Python
6 310 (30.75%) DevOps
7 309 (30.65%) VMware
8 299 (29.66%) MySQL
9 295 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 283 (28.08%) Perl
11 253 (25.10%) Unix
12 251 (24.90%) Amazon AWS
13 248 (24.60%) Apache
14 237 (23.51%) Windows
15 215 (21.33%) Opscode Chef
16 214 (21.23%) CentOS
17 194 (19.25%) LAMP
18 175 (17.36%) Ubuntu
19 170 (16.87%) Ansible
20 168 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 164 (16.27%) Finance
22 163 (16.17%) Nagios
23 155 (15.38%) Configuration Management
23 155 (15.38%) Ruby
24 152 (15.08%) Jenkins
25 151 (14.98%) Oracle
26 142 (14.09%) Firewall
27 134 (13.29%) PHP
28 132 (13.10%) Java
29 125 (12.40%) SQL

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
1 248 (24.60%) Apache
2 113 (11.21%) Tomcat
3 76 (7.54%) nginx
4 52 (5.16%) IIS
5 32 (3.17%) OpenStack
6 29 (2.88%) JBoss
7 24 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (2.18%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.69%) Hubot
10 13 (1.29%) Confluence
10 13 (1.29%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.89%) Drupal
11 9 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.79%) CloudStack
13 6 (0.60%) Liferay
14 5 (0.50%) Eucalyptus
15 4 (0.40%) CMS
16 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 251 (24.90%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (7.94%) SaaS
3 43 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (2.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (1.88%) Amazon S3
6 19 (1.88%) Office 365
7 18 (1.79%) Slack
8 13 (1.29%) GitHub
9 11 (1.09%) IaaS
9 11 (1.09%) PaaS
10 10 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.89%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.79%) Route 53
13 5 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.40%) Heroku
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle CX
15 3 (0.30%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 142 (14.09%) Firewall
2 122 (12.10%) DNS
3 96 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 93 (9.23%) SAN
5 74 (7.34%) VPN
6 73 (7.24%) LAN
7 68 (6.75%) LDAP
8 57 (5.65%) WAN
9 47 (4.66%) DHCP
10 45 (4.46%) NAS
11 44 (4.37%) Internet
12 40 (3.97%) SMTP
13 36 (3.57%) HTTP
14 31 (3.08%) VLAN
15 23 (2.28%) SSL
15 23 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (2.18%) iSCSI
17 21 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
18 20 (1.98%) SNMP
18 20 (1.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (29.66%) MySQL
2 67 (6.65%) SQL Server
3 43 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 28 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 26 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 17 (1.69%) Redis
8 14 (1.39%) OLTP
8 14 (1.39%) VLDB
9 13 (1.29%) Big Data
10 10 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.89%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.60%) CouchDB
12 6 (0.60%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.60%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.40%) OrientDB
13 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 152 (15.08%) Jenkins
2 63 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 61 (6.05%) JIRA
4 50 (4.96%) Subversion
5 27 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 10 (0.99%) GitLab
8 8 (0.79%) Travis CI
9 7 (0.69%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.69%) Bundler
9 7 (0.69%) Hudson
9 7 (0.69%) Maven
10 4 (0.40%) Selenium
10 4 (0.40%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.30%) Buildbot
11 3 (0.30%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.20%) Redmine
12 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.099%) Grunt
13 1 (0.099%) Mercurial
General
1 164 (16.27%) Finance
2 74 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 53 (5.26%) Banking
4 36 (3.57%) Marketing
5 24 (2.38%) Games
6 22 (2.18%) Law
6 22 (2.18%) Retail
7 21 (2.08%) Publishing
8 16 (1.59%) Advertising
9 15 (1.49%) Legal
10 8 (0.79%) Back Office
10 8 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.69%) Electronics
12 6 (0.60%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.30%) Front Office
13 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.099%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.099%) French Language
14 1 (0.099%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.099%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (19.25%) LAMP
2 85 (8.43%) Web Services
3 51 (5.06%) LEMP Stack
4 27 (2.68%) XML
5 20 (1.98%) .NET
6 15 (1.49%) Memcached
7 14 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
8 13 (1.29%) CSS
8 13 (1.29%) HTML
9 10 (0.99%) Ajax
9 10 (0.99%) JSF
9 10 (0.99%) XHTML
10 9 (0.89%) Middleware
11 7 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (0.60%) JDBC
12 6 (0.60%) Node.js
13 5 (0.50%) Kafka
13 5 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (0.50%) Sensu
14 4 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.03%) Data Centre
2 47 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 30 (2.98%) Public Cloud
4 26 (2.58%) Clustering
5 21 (2.08%) Fintech
6 20 (1.98%) Replication
7 14 (1.39%) iPad
7 14 (1.39%) iSeries
8 12 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.09%) EMC VNX
9 11 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.89%) EMC VMAX
10 9 (0.89%) Hedge funds
10 9 (0.89%) User Experience
11 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (0.69%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.60%) Cryptography
12 6 (0.60%) Online Gambling
13 5 (0.50%) EFT
13 5 (0.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1008 (100.00%) Linux
2 295 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 253 (25.10%) Unix
4 237 (23.51%) Windows
5 214 (21.23%) CentOS
6 175 (17.36%) Ubuntu
7 93 (9.23%) Windows Server
8 87 (8.63%) Debian
9 66 (6.55%) Solaris
10 41 (4.07%) SUSE
11 31 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (2.98%) AIX
13 24 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (1.59%) HPUX
15 12 (1.19%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 8 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (0.79%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
19 3 (0.30%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (30.75%) DevOps
2 155 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 102 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (8.33%) ITIL
5 83 (8.23%) High Availability
6 78 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (7.54%) E-Commerce
7 76 (7.54%) Open Source
8 60 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 51 (5.06%) Load Balancing
9 51 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
10 45 (4.46%) Project Management
11 29 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
12 28 (2.78%) Problem Management
13 26 (2.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (2.28%) Service Delivery
15 22 (2.18%) Incident Management
15 22 (2.18%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (1.98%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 379 (37.60%) Bash Shell
2 340 (33.73%) Python
3 283 (28.08%) Perl
4 155 (15.38%) Ruby
5 134 (13.29%) PHP
6 132 (13.10%) Java
7 125 (12.40%) SQL
8 97 (9.62%) Shell Script
9 66 (6.55%) PowerShell
10 35 (3.47%) C
11 30 (2.98%) JavaScript
12 13 (1.29%) Korn
13 12 (1.19%) C#
14 10 (0.99%) AWK
15 8 (0.79%) sed
16 6 (0.60%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.50%) C++
18 3 (0.30%) Go
18 3 (0.30%) Jython
19 2 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (6.35%) Degree
2 28 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.38%) CCNA
3 24 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.98%) RHCE
6 18 (1.79%) MCSA
7 11 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.99%) MCSE
9 7 (0.69%) LPIC
9 7 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.50%) MCITP
10 5 (0.50%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.20%) CCNP
11 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.099%) Linux+ Certification
12 1 (0.099%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.25%) QA
2 34 (3.37%) SLA
3 21 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 168 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (9.82%) Docker
3 80 (7.94%) Active Directory
4 66 (6.55%) NFS
5 51 (5.06%) vSphere
6 45 (4.46%) KVM
7 42 (4.17%) Xen
8 40 (3.97%) Hyper-V
9 38 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
10 27 (2.68%) iptables
10 27 (2.68%) Varnish
11 21 (2.08%) Squid
11 21 (2.08%) XenServer
12 17 (1.69%) GlusterFS
12 17 (1.69%) Postfix
12 17 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (1.59%) VMware ESX
14 13 (1.29%) vCloud
14 13 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (1.09%) LXC
Systems Management
1 414 (41.07%) Puppet
2 215 (21.33%) Opscode Chef
3 170 (16.87%) Ansible
4 163 (16.17%) Nagios
5 28 (2.78%) OpenView
6 27 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
7 25 (2.48%) Cacti
8 24 (2.38%) Control-M
8 24 (2.38%) Salt
9 23 (2.28%) Cobbler
9 23 (2.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 22 (2.18%) NetBackup
11 15 (1.49%) HAProxy
12 14 (1.39%) Tivoli
13 11 (1.09%) WSUS
13 11 (1.09%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.99%) logstash
14 10 (0.99%) Oracle ZFS
14 10 (0.99%) Terraform
15 9 (0.89%) Icinga
Vendors
1 420 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 309 (30.65%) VMware
3 151 (14.98%) Oracle
4 79 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 69 (6.85%) Cisco
6 49 (4.86%) HP
7 48 (4.76%) Sun
8 44 (4.37%) EMC
9 37 (3.67%) Veritas
10 28 (2.78%) NetApp
11 25 (2.48%) Splunk
12 21 (2.08%) IBM
13 19 (1.88%) Citrix
13 19 (1.88%) Rackspace
14 17 (1.69%) Qualys
15 16 (1.59%) 3PAR
15 16 (1.59%) Atlassian
15 16 (1.59%) SaltStack
16 15 (1.49%) SAP
17 12 (1.19%) Juniper
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 58 minutes ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 minutes ago
Virginia Water, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + above average bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + GOOD Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-52,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago