The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 226 243
Rank change year-on-year +18 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 25 50 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.70% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.73% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 50 74
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,250 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

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 5123 6864 10083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.76% 95.79% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 6174 8557
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 23 April 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (59.62%) Red Hat
3 24 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (44.23%) Unix
5 19 (36.54%) Puppet
6 18 (34.62%) Python
7 17 (32.69%) VMware
8 15 (28.85%) Perl
8 15 (28.85%) Ansible
9 14 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (26.92%) DevOps
9 14 (26.92%) Bash Shell
10 13 (25.00%) Windows
10 13 (25.00%) Finance
11 12 (23.08%) Apache
12 11 (21.15%) Solaris
13 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (19.23%) CentOS
14 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
14 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
15 8 (15.38%) Veritas
15 8 (15.38%) MySQL
15 8 (15.38%) NFS
15 8 (15.38%) Banking
16 7 (13.46%) Ruby
16 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
16 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
16 7 (13.46%) Oracle
16 7 (13.46%) Tomcat

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 12 (23.08%) Apache
2 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.54%) nginx
4 5 (9.62%) Apache Pig
4 5 (9.62%) Apache Spark
4 5 (9.62%) OpenStack
5 4 (7.69%) IIS
6 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.85%) CMS
7 2 (3.85%) Drupal
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.85%) G Suite
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) DNS
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) LAN
3 4 (7.69%) Internet
3 4 (7.69%) SAN
4 3 (5.77%) HTTP
4 3 (5.77%) Kerberos
4 3 (5.77%) LDAP
4 3 (5.77%) NAS
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.85%) SSH
5 2 (3.85%) SSL
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
5 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.92%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) Big Data
3 5 (9.62%) Apache Hive
3 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.62%) HBase
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.69%) Redis
5 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.77%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.77%) Bundler
4 3 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.92%) CircleCI
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Legal
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 2 (3.85%) Publishing
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Kafka
2 3 (5.77%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (5.77%) LAMP
2 3 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (3.85%) Sass
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Fintech
2 2 (3.85%) iPad
2 2 (3.85%) iSeries
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (44.23%) Unix
4 13 (25.00%) Windows
5 11 (21.15%) Solaris
6 10 (19.23%) CentOS
7 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
8 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.85%) Debian
9 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.92%) AIX
10 1 (1.92%) Fedora
10 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.92%) SUSE
10 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) DevOps
2 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Line Management
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.85%) Content Management
7 2 (3.85%) E-business
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
7 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.85%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.85%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (3.85%) Web Development
8 1 (1.92%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Python
2 15 (28.85%) Perl
3 14 (26.92%) Bash Shell
4 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
5 7 (13.46%) Java
5 7 (13.46%) Ruby
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) RHCE
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) NFS
2 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) HDFS
4 3 (5.77%) Docker
4 3 (5.77%) vCloud
5 2 (3.85%) KVM
5 2 (3.85%) LXC
5 2 (3.85%) Samba
5 2 (3.85%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.92%) iptables
6 1 (1.92%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) Puppet
2 15 (28.85%) Ansible
3 14 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.62%) Ambari
4 5 (9.62%) Oozie
5 4 (7.69%) Nagios
6 3 (5.77%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (5.77%) Kibana
6 3 (5.77%) logstash
6 3 (5.77%) SELinux
7 2 (3.85%) CFEngine
7 2 (3.85%) Packer
8 1 (1.92%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Red Hat
2 17 (32.69%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Veritas
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle
5 5 (9.62%) Hortonworks
6 4 (7.69%) NetApp
7 3 (5.77%) Apple
7 3 (5.77%) BMC
7 3 (5.77%) Rackspace
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) HP
8 2 (3.85%) SaltStack
8 2 (3.85%) Sun
8 2 (3.85%) Sybase
9 1 (1.92%) Citrix
9 1 (1.92%) Google
9 1 (1.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.92%) New Relic
9 1 (1.92%) Splunk
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