Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 289 268
Rank change year-on-year -3 -21 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 42 50 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.47% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.49% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 106
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £39,500 £27,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £80,000 £60,625
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +5.26%

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 9,955 10,263 13,755
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 96.56% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,891 9,355 12,154
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +3.60% +0.91%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018, 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (45.24%) Bash Shell
3 16 (38.10%) Puppet
3 16 (38.10%) DevOps
4 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (28.57%) Finance
5 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 11 (26.19%) ITIL
6 11 (26.19%) Apache
6 11 (26.19%) MySQL
6 11 (26.19%) Ansible
7 9 (21.43%) Docker
7 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (21.43%) nginx
7 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 9 (21.43%) PHP
7 9 (21.43%) Python
7 9 (21.43%) Firewall
7 9 (21.43%) LAMP
7 9 (21.43%) VMware
8 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 8 (19.05%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 7 (16.67%) ITIL V3
9 7 (16.67%) ITIL V2
9 7 (16.67%) Nagios
9 7 (16.67%) Change Management
9 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
10 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing

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 11 (26.19%) Apache
2 9 (21.43%) nginx
3 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) WordPress
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) Office 365
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.38%) iTunes
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) LAMP
2 8 (19.05%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Digital Media
1 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 6 (14.29%) CentOS
6 4 (9.52%) Debian
7 2 (4.76%) Solaris
8 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) DevOps
2 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Change Management
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.52%) Change Control
5 4 (9.52%) Coaching
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.52%) IT Strategy
5 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.52%) Task Automation
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Wireframes
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Bash Shell
2 9 (21.43%) PHP
2 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (21.43%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) PHP 5
3 4 (9.52%) PHP 7
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) RHCE
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Puppet
2 11 (26.19%) Ansible
3 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (16.67%) Nagios
5 4 (9.52%) vRealize
6 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) VMware
2 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Apple
5 2 (4.76%) F5
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) Splunk
5 2 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) New Relic
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.38%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas