Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 293 290
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 44 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 43
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,300 £27,650
90th Percentile £77,500 £59,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +5.00%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,784 9,836 10,303
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 94.98% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,765 8,787 9,400
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in the City of London

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the City of London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Administrator
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (84.09%) Python
3 35 (79.55%) DevOps
4 25 (56.82%) Unix
5 22 (50.00%) Degree
5 22 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 21 (47.73%) PowerShell
7 20 (45.45%) Puppet
8 17 (38.64%) Open Source
8 17 (38.64%) Solaris
9 16 (36.36%) Systematic Trading
9 16 (36.36%) Hedge funds
10 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
10 15 (34.09%) NetApp
10 15 (34.09%) Migration
10 15 (34.09%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (34.09%) Numerate Degree
11 14 (31.82%) Docker
11 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (29.55%) Apache
13 12 (27.27%) LAMP
13 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
14 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
15 10 (22.73%) Windows
15 10 (22.73%) Perl
15 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (20.45%) Redis
16 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (20.45%) Google Cloud Platform

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 13 (29.55%) Apache
2 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (18.18%) nginx
4 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.27%) Confluence
6 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) G Suite
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) VLAN
2 7 (15.91%) BIG-IP
3 3 (6.82%) SSH
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) HTTP
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Redis
2 8 (18.18%) MySQL
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) GitLab
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) LAMP
2 7 (15.91%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.27%) Kafka
3 1 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.27%) LDAP
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Hedge funds
2 15 (34.09%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.82%) Fintech
3 3 (6.82%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (56.82%) Unix
3 17 (38.64%) Solaris
4 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 7 (15.91%) CoreOS
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) DevOps
2 17 (38.64%) Open Source
3 16 (36.36%) Systematic Trading
4 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
4 15 (34.09%) Migration
5 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 7 (15.91%) BDD
8 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
8 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
8 7 (15.91%) Kanban
8 7 (15.91%) Pair Programming
8 7 (15.91%) Scrum
8 7 (15.91%) Software Delivery
8 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (6.82%) ITIL
11 2 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) Python
2 22 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 21 (47.73%) PowerShell
4 10 (22.73%) Perl
5 8 (18.18%) Ruby
5 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.82%) Bourne shell
6 3 (6.82%) Korn
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Degree
2 15 (34.09%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (15.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.27%) RHCE
5 1 (2.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Docker
2 8 (18.18%) iptables
3 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) LXC
5 1 (2.27%) Firmware
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (45.45%) Puppet
2 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (18.18%) HAProxy
4 7 (15.91%) Kubernetes
5 5 (11.36%) Ansible
6 4 (9.09%) Terraform
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.27%) Kibana
8 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) NetApp
2 8 (18.18%) Google
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) F5
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) MapR
5 2 (4.55%) Sun
5 2 (4.55%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam