Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 290 306
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 41 91 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.68% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 38 88 132
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +2.15%
10th Percentile £38,450 £33,375 £32,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,375 £65,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.06%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9758 12931 20195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.29% 96.04% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8844 11721 17238
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +1.85%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in the City of London

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in the City of London

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in the City of London

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 across the City of London region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (48.78%) Red Hat
2 20 (48.78%) Python
3 16 (39.02%) Puppet
4 14 (34.15%) Perl
5 12 (29.27%) Unix
5 12 (29.27%) VMware
5 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (29.27%) DevOps
6 11 (26.83%) Windows
6 11 (26.83%) DNS
7 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
8 9 (21.95%) CentOS
9 8 (19.51%) Ubuntu
9 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (17.07%) Oozie
10 7 (17.07%) Big Data
10 7 (17.07%) Hortonworks
10 7 (17.07%) Apache Pig
10 7 (17.07%) Ambari
10 7 (17.07%) Apache Spark
10 7 (17.07%) Ansible
10 7 (17.07%) HDFS
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
10 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
10 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
10 7 (17.07%) HBase

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (17.07%) Apache
1 7 (17.07%) Apache Pig
1 7 (17.07%) Apache Spark
2 6 (14.63%) nginx
3 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.32%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) CMS
5 2 (4.88%) Drupal
5 2 (4.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) G Suite
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) iSCSI
3 4 (9.76%) VLAN
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (7.32%) HTTP
4 3 (7.32%) NAS
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.88%) LDAP
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) SSL
5 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) SMTP
6 1 (2.44%) SNMP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
1 7 (17.07%) Big Data
1 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
1 7 (17.07%) HBase
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) Redis
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
1 3 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.44%) Bundler
3 1 (2.44%) CircleCI
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Kafka
2 3 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) LAMP
3 2 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (4.88%) Sass
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.76%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Fintech
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Unix
3 11 (26.83%) Windows
4 9 (21.95%) CentOS
5 8 (19.51%) Ubuntu
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
7 6 (14.63%) Solaris
8 5 (12.20%) Debian
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) DevOps
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.88%) Content Management
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.88%) IT Strategy
5 2 (4.88%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.88%) Task Automation
6 1 (2.44%) Server Building
6 1 (2.44%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Python
2 14 (34.15%) Perl
3 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.20%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) PHP 5
5 2 (4.88%) PHP 7
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) RHCE
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) HDFS
3 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) Docker
3 4 (9.76%) NFS
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.32%) vCloud
5 2 (4.88%) iptables
5 2 (4.88%) KVM
5 2 (4.88%) LXC
5 2 (4.88%) Samba
5 2 (4.88%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.44%) pfSense
6 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Puppet
2 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (17.07%) Ambari
3 7 (17.07%) Ansible
3 7 (17.07%) Oozie
4 4 (9.76%) Nagios
5 3 (7.32%) CFEngine
5 3 (7.32%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (7.32%) Kibana
5 3 (7.32%) logstash
6 2 (4.88%) SELinux
6 2 (4.88%) vRealize
7 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.44%) Packer
7 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Red Hat
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Hortonworks
4 4 (9.76%) NetApp
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.88%) Veritas
7 1 (2.44%) BMC
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) New Relic
7 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + fantastic listed benefits
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