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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 478 427 382
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 544 696 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.65% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 488 577 802
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 May 2016 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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -41 530 £45,000 - 72
London -1 276 £50,000 +5.26% 37
South East +3 140 £45,000 +12.50% 20
City of London +30 52 £47,500 +0.52% 15
Yorkshire +35 48 £40,000 - 5
Berkshire +23 40 £50,000 - 5
Surrey +26 37 £53,500 +12.63% 8
West Yorkshire +24 35 £40,000 - 5
North West +29 28 £33,750 -15.62% 3
Hampshire +4 24 £33,500 -25.55% 3
Bradford - 21 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 17 £45,000 +1.12% 2
Reading +6 16 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Oxford +2 13 £50,000 +8.69% 1
West Midlands -22 13 £42,500 - 1
Coventry +11 11 £42,500 +13.33%
East of England -40 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Staines - 10 £53,500 -
East Midlands +2 9 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Manchester -4 9 £41,000 -3.52% 2
East Sussex -19 9 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire - 9 £32,500 -
Slough +10 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Leeds -2 8 £40,000 - 4
Brighton -25 8 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West -26 8 £40,000 -
Crewe - 8 £32,500 -
Fareham - 8 £32,500 - 1
Reigate - 8 £51,250 - 4
North Yorkshire +11 7 £40,500 +3.18%

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 1194 (100.00%) Linux
2 502 (42.04%) Puppet
3 483 (40.45%) Python
4 479 (40.12%) Red Hat
5 450 (37.69%) VMware
6 440 (36.85%) Bash Shell
7 439 (36.77%) MySQL
8 415 (34.76%) Apache
9 409 (34.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 372 (31.16%) CentOS
11 347 (29.06%) DevOps
12 338 (28.31%) Amazon AWS
12 338 (28.31%) Perl
13 323 (27.05%) LAMP
14 316 (26.47%) Unix
15 272 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
16 263 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 260 (21.78%) Nagios
18 250 (20.94%) PHP
18 250 (20.94%) Ansible
19 239 (20.02%) DNS
20 232 (19.43%) Jenkins
21 229 (19.18%) Windows
22 223 (18.68%) Tomcat
23 214 (17.92%) Java
23 214 (17.92%) Firewall
24 198 (16.58%) Ruby
25 196 (16.42%) Ubuntu
26 192 (16.08%) Configuration Management
27 178 (14.91%) nginx

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
1 415 (34.76%) Apache
2 223 (18.68%) Tomcat
3 178 (14.91%) nginx
4 80 (6.70%) JBoss
4 80 (6.70%) OpenStack
5 41 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.59%) Node.js
6 19 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 18 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.34%) IIS
8 16 (1.34%) MS Exchange
9 15 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (1.17%) Jetty
11 10 (0.84%) Liferay
12 7 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (0.59%) Confluence
12 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.084%) MS Project
3 1 (0.084%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 338 (28.31%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 38 (3.18%) SaaS
6 33 (2.76%) Amazon S3
7 28 (2.35%) IaaS
8 23 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 22 (1.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 20 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 19 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 16 (1.34%) PaaS
13 13 (1.09%) OpenShift
14 12 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (0.84%) Office 365
15 10 (0.84%) SoftLayer
16 7 (0.59%) GitHub
17 6 (0.50%) Google Apps
18 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 239 (20.02%) DNS
2 214 (17.92%) Firewall
3 148 (12.40%) TCP/IP
4 128 (10.72%) SAN
5 96 (8.04%) LDAP
6 75 (6.28%) LAN
6 75 (6.28%) WAN
7 69 (5.78%) DHCP
8 65 (5.44%) HTTP
9 60 (5.03%) Internet
10 59 (4.94%) NAS
11 56 (4.69%) SMTP
12 54 (4.52%) VPN
13 51 (4.27%) SSL
14 49 (4.10%) SNMP
15 47 (3.94%) VLAN
16 37 (3.10%) Kerberos
17 34 (2.85%) VoIP
18 33 (2.76%) iSCSI
19 29 (2.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (36.77%) MySQL
2 77 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 68 (5.70%) MongoDB
4 49 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 37 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
6 34 (2.85%) Redis
7 32 (2.68%) SQL Server
8 31 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 22 (1.84%) Big Data
9 22 (1.84%) Couchbase
10 17 (1.42%) CouchDB
10 17 (1.42%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.01%) Apache Hive
12 9 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.67%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.67%) Relational Database
14 7 (0.59%) MemSQL
14 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 232 (19.43%) Jenkins
2 129 (10.80%) Git (software)
3 56 (4.69%) Subversion
4 47 (3.94%) TeamCity
5 41 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (3.10%) Vagrant
7 23 (1.93%) Hudson
7 23 (1.93%) Travis CI
8 22 (1.84%) Selenium
9 17 (1.42%) Gerrit
10 15 (1.26%) PHPUnit
11 12 (1.01%) GitLab
12 10 (0.84%) Maven
13 8 (0.67%) JIRA
14 7 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (0.42%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.42%) Gradle
16 4 (0.34%) Emacs
17 3 (0.25%) Artifactory
17 3 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 119 (9.97%) Finance
2 91 (7.62%) Marketing
3 89 (7.45%) Law
4 48 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.60%) Banking
6 24 (2.01%) Advertising
7 22 (1.84%) Games
8 20 (1.68%) Publishing
8 20 (1.68%) Retail
9 13 (1.09%) International Banking
10 10 (0.84%) Electronics
11 9 (0.75%) Back Office
12 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.17%) German Language
14 2 (0.17%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.084%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.084%) Automotive
15 1 (0.084%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (27.05%) LAMP
2 113 (9.46%) LEMP Stack
3 90 (7.54%) Web Services
4 36 (3.02%) Memcached
5 32 (2.68%) LAPP Stack
6 21 (1.76%) ELK Stack
7 20 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 19 (1.59%) CSS
8 19 (1.59%) HTML
9 18 (1.51%) JMX
10 17 (1.42%) Akka
11 16 (1.34%) .NET
11 16 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (1.26%) Behat
13 14 (1.17%) Middleware
14 10 (0.84%) HornetQ
14 10 (0.84%) J2EE
14 10 (0.84%) JDBC
15 8 (0.67%) Java EE
16 7 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (7.54%) Data Centre
2 70 (5.86%) Clustering
3 41 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.93%) User Experience
5 34 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.76%) EMC VNX
7 18 (1.51%) Statistics
8 17 (1.42%) Fintech
9 16 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.92%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.92%) Hedge funds
12 11 (0.92%) HP Storage
13 10 (0.84%) Cryptography
13 10 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (0.84%) iPhone
14 9 (0.75%) Replication
14 9 (0.75%) Robotics
15 8 (0.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1194 (100.00%) Linux
2 409 (34.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 372 (31.16%) CentOS
4 316 (26.47%) Unix
5 229 (19.18%) Windows
6 196 (16.42%) Ubuntu
7 117 (9.80%) Debian
8 112 (9.38%) Windows Server
9 68 (5.70%) Solaris
10 48 (4.02%) SUSE
11 42 (3.52%) HPUX
12 34 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (2.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 22 (1.84%) AIX
16 17 (1.42%) Windows 7
17 15 (1.26%) Amazon Linux
18 12 (1.01%) Fedora
18 12 (1.01%) Windows 10
19 11 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (29.06%) DevOps
2 192 (16.08%) Configuration Management
3 161 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (10.64%) High Availability
5 126 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (8.12%) Load Balancing
7 88 (7.37%) ITIL
8 82 (6.87%) E-Commerce
9 77 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 73 (6.11%) Open Source
11 70 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
12 45 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
13 44 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 42 (3.52%) Migration
14 42 (3.52%) Service Management
15 40 (3.35%) Business Continuity
16 37 (3.10%) Problem Management
17 34 (2.85%) Performance Monitoring
18 32 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (2.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 483 (40.45%) Python
2 440 (36.85%) Bash Shell
3 338 (28.31%) Perl
4 250 (20.94%) PHP
5 214 (17.92%) Java
6 198 (16.58%) Ruby
7 177 (14.82%) Shell Script
8 124 (10.39%) SQL
9 49 (4.10%) PowerShell
10 33 (2.76%) C++
11 32 (2.68%) Korn
12 28 (2.35%) C
13 23 (1.93%) JavaScript
14 14 (1.17%) AWK
15 12 (1.01%) sed
16 10 (0.84%) Bourne shell
17 9 (0.75%) C#
18 8 (0.67%) Scala
19 6 (0.50%) Tcl
20 5 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 51 (4.27%) Degree
2 40 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.51%) RHCE
5 22 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (1.42%) CCNP
8 11 (0.92%) CCNA
9 9 (0.75%) RHCT
10 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.59%) PhD
12 5 (0.42%) CFA
12 5 (0.42%) MBA
12 5 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.34%) MCSE
13 4 (0.34%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.25%) RHCA
15 2 (0.17%) HND
15 2 (0.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.18%) QA
2 32 (2.68%) SLA
3 15 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.084%) DICOM
5 1 (0.084%) HL7
5 1 (0.084%) ISO27005
System Software
1 263 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (7.62%) Docker
3 84 (7.04%) Active Directory
4 81 (6.78%) NFS
5 79 (6.62%) KVM
6 66 (5.53%) vSphere
7 57 (4.77%) Squid
7 57 (4.77%) Xen
8 46 (3.85%) iptables
9 41 (3.43%) Hyper-V
10 39 (3.27%) Varnish
11 36 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
12 30 (2.51%) Postfix
13 24 (2.01%) VirtualBox
14 21 (1.76%) VMware ESX
15 20 (1.68%) GPFS
16 19 (1.59%) Corosync
17 17 (1.42%) Samba
18 16 (1.34%) GlusterFS
19 14 (1.17%) qmail
Systems Management
1 502 (42.04%) Puppet
2 272 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
3 260 (21.78%) Nagios
4 250 (20.94%) Ansible
5 68 (5.70%) HAProxy
6 62 (5.19%) ZABBIX
7 47 (3.94%) Cacti
7 47 (3.94%) Salt
8 38 (3.18%) logstash
9 23 (1.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 23 (1.93%) WSUS
10 20 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
10 20 (1.68%) SCCM
11 16 (1.34%) CFEngine
11 16 (1.34%) Graphite
12 15 (1.26%) Cobbler
13 14 (1.17%) yum
14 13 (1.09%) Pacemaker
15 12 (1.01%) Nmap
16 11 (0.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 479 (40.12%) Red Hat
2 450 (37.69%) VMware
3 153 (12.81%) Oracle
4 111 (9.30%) Cisco
5 79 (6.62%) HP
6 77 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 63 (5.28%) EMC
8 48 (4.02%) Rackspace
9 43 (3.60%) Veritas
10 33 (2.76%) Splunk
11 31 (2.60%) IBM
12 30 (2.51%) NetApp
13 27 (2.26%) 3PAR
13 27 (2.26%) New Relic
14 22 (1.84%) Citrix
15 21 (1.76%) Atlassian
16 18 (1.51%) F5
17 17 (1.42%) Juniper
17 17 (1.42%) Sun
18 16 (1.34%) Qualys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and development
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent training, certificates
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Maximum £70,000 plus up to 20% bonus, shares a
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £45,000 to £57,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 42,000 + Exceptional Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £45,000 to £57,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 12 days ago