Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 401 366
Rank change year-on-year -119 -35 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 348 552 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.73% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.76% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 307 478 697
London median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £34,702
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in London

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in London

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in London

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London -23 45 £45,000 -10.00% 7
West London -21 15 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South London -23 6 £57,250 +20.53%
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 348 (100.00%) Linux
2 151 (43.39%) DevOps
3 126 (36.21%) Python
4 125 (35.92%) Red Hat
4 125 (35.92%) Bash Shell
5 121 (34.77%) Puppet
6 119 (34.20%) Ansible
7 109 (31.32%) CentOS
8 106 (30.46%) Finance
9 102 (29.31%) MySQL
10 93 (26.72%) Apache
11 92 (26.44%) DNS
12 87 (25.00%) Perl
13 86 (24.71%) LAMP
14 83 (23.85%) Ubuntu
15 82 (23.56%) Windows
16 81 (23.28%) VMware
17 79 (22.70%) Firewall
17 79 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
18 75 (21.55%) Docker
19 74 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 68 (19.54%) Unix
21 64 (18.39%) Opscode Chef
22 61 (17.53%) nginx
23 60 (17.24%) PHP
24 55 (15.80%) VMware Infrastructure
25 53 (15.23%) Degree
26 51 (14.66%) Nagios
26 51 (14.66%) LEMP Stack
27 50 (14.37%) Configuration Management

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 93 (26.72%) Apache
2 61 (17.53%) nginx
3 22 (6.32%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.45%) IIS
5 11 (3.16%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.01%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.72%) Confluence
8 6 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.44%) WordPress
10 4 (1.15%) JBoss
11 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.29%) Jetty
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 79 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.32%) SaaS
3 11 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.30%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.01%) Office 365
6 4 (1.15%) GitHub
6 4 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.57%) Akamai
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.57%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.57%) Cloudflare
8 2 (0.57%) IaaS
8 2 (0.57%) Serverless
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 92 (26.44%) DNS
2 79 (22.70%) Firewall
3 49 (14.08%) TCP/IP
4 30 (8.62%) SAN
5 29 (8.33%) LDAP
6 26 (7.47%) BGP
7 24 (6.90%) LAN
8 23 (6.61%) VLAN
9 22 (6.32%) VPN
10 20 (5.75%) OSPF
11 17 (4.89%) HTTP
11 17 (4.89%) Network Security
11 17 (4.89%) WAN
12 16 (4.60%) RIP
13 14 (4.02%) IGMP
13 14 (4.02%) Junos
14 13 (3.74%) Internet
15 11 (3.16%) SNMP
16 10 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (2.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (29.31%) MySQL
2 10 (2.87%) MariaDB
2 10 (2.87%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.30%) Blockchain
3 8 (2.30%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.57%) Big Data
7 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 40 (11.49%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.02%) JIRA
4 13 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (3.16%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.86%) Ant
8 2 (0.57%) Subversion
9 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.29%) GitLab
9 1 (0.29%) Gitweb
9 1 (0.29%) Hudson
9 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 106 (30.46%) Finance
2 38 (10.92%) Banking
3 33 (9.48%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.17%) Electronics
4 18 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 18 (5.17%) Marketing
5 9 (2.59%) Law
6 7 (2.01%) Games
7 4 (1.15%) Front Office
8 3 (0.86%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) French Language
9 2 (0.57%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (24.71%) LAMP
2 51 (14.66%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (3.74%) Web Services
4 8 (2.30%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (2.30%) XML
5 7 (2.01%) HTML
5 7 (2.01%) JDBC
6 6 (1.72%) REST
7 5 (1.44%) .NET
7 5 (1.44%) Velocity
8 4 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (1.15%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (1.15%) Middleware
9 3 (0.86%) Node.js
9 3 (0.86%) PHP-FPM
9 3 (0.86%) Sensu
10 2 (0.57%) OpenVZ
11 1 (0.29%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.29%) FpML
11 1 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.62%) Fintech
2 26 (7.47%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.75%) Digital Media
5 19 (5.46%) Public Cloud
6 17 (4.89%) Computer Science
7 15 (4.31%) Replication
8 9 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.01%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.01%) iSeries
9 7 (2.01%) PMI
9 7 (2.01%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.72%) Eurex
11 5 (1.44%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.44%) Clustering
11 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.44%) User Experience
11 5 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 348 (100.00%) Linux
2 109 (31.32%) CentOS
3 83 (23.85%) Ubuntu
4 82 (23.56%) Windows
5 74 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (19.54%) Unix
7 45 (12.93%) Debian
8 30 (8.62%) Windows Server
9 20 (5.75%) Windows 7
10 19 (5.46%) Windows 10
10 19 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (4.31%) Solaris
13 8 (2.30%) CoreOS
13 8 (2.30%) SUSE
14 7 (2.01%) AIX
15 5 (1.44%) Fedora
16 2 (0.57%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.29%) HPUX
17 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (43.39%) DevOps
2 50 (14.37%) Configuration Management
3 42 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (10.63%) Open Source
6 29 (8.33%) Low Latency
7 27 (7.76%) High Availability
8 26 (7.47%) ITIL
9 25 (7.18%) Task Automation
10 20 (5.75%) E-Commerce
11 19 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (5.46%) OOP
12 18 (5.17%) Change Management
12 18 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (5.17%) Load Balancing
12 18 (5.17%) Programme Management
12 18 (5.17%) Quantitative Trading
13 17 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (4.31%) Proactive Monitoring
15 14 (4.02%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 126 (36.21%) Python
2 125 (35.92%) Bash Shell
3 87 (25.00%) Perl
4 60 (17.24%) PHP
5 39 (11.21%) PowerShell
6 31 (8.91%) Java
7 29 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 27 (7.76%) Ruby
9 15 (4.31%) SQL
10 10 (2.87%) C
11 8 (2.30%) Jython
12 7 (2.01%) Korn
13 6 (1.72%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.72%) C-shell
13 6 (1.72%) Go
14 5 (1.44%) PHP 5
14 5 (1.44%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.29%) AWK
16 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (15.23%) Degree
2 18 (5.17%) RHCE
3 11 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.87%) RHCSA
5 9 (2.59%) CCNA
5 9 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.01%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.01%) PMP
7 6 (1.72%) CCNP
8 3 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.57%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.57%) RHCA
10 1 (0.29%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.29%) MCSA
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.29%) PhD
10 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.87%) QA
2 7 (2.01%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.72%) SLA
4 5 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.86%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (0.86%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.57%) GCP
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (21.55%) Docker
2 55 (15.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (8.91%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (8.33%) iptables
5 26 (7.47%) Active Directory
5 26 (7.47%) NFS
6 17 (4.89%) vSphere
7 9 (2.59%) KVM
8 8 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.01%) LXC
10 6 (1.72%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.72%) Postfix
11 5 (1.44%) Samba
12 4 (1.15%) XenServer
13 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.57%) Corosync
14 2 (0.57%) PowerDNS
15 1 (0.29%) Dovecot
15 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 121 (34.77%) Puppet
2 119 (34.20%) Ansible
3 64 (18.39%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (14.66%) Nagios
5 36 (10.34%) Kubernetes
6 23 (6.61%) ZABBIX
7 22 (6.32%) Terraform
8 19 (5.46%) Salt
9 12 (3.45%) Cacti
10 10 (2.87%) CFEngine
11 7 (2.01%) Icinga
12 6 (1.72%) Grafana
12 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 6 (1.72%) SELinux
13 5 (1.44%) HAProxy
13 5 (1.44%) Rundeck
13 5 (1.44%) vRealize
14 4 (1.15%) logstash
14 4 (1.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 125 (35.92%) Red Hat
2 81 (23.28%) VMware
3 34 (9.77%) Cisco
4 31 (8.91%) Microsoft
5 22 (6.32%) Oracle
6 18 (5.17%) SAP
7 15 (4.31%) SolarWinds
8 13 (3.74%) SaltStack
9 12 (3.45%) Sun
10 10 (2.87%) HP
11 8 (2.30%) IBM
12 7 (2.01%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.01%) CQG
12 7 (2.01%) Reuters
12 7 (2.01%) Veeam
13 6 (1.72%) Dell
13 6 (1.72%) EccoWare
13 6 (1.72%) Fidessa
13 6 (1.72%) ION Trading
13 6 (1.72%) NYFIX