The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 433 376 347
Rank change year-on-year -57 -29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 157 307 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.72% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 138 280 321
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 27 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Canary Wharf - 8 £57,500 -
Croydon +7 2 £52,500 +14.13%
Chiswick - 2 £41,250 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £42,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £47,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 447 (100.00%) Linux
2 189 (42.28%) Puppet
3 185 (41.39%) Red Hat
4 179 (40.04%) Bash Shell
5 171 (38.26%) Amazon AWS
6 136 (30.43%) Python
7 131 (29.31%) DevOps
8 125 (27.96%) Windows
8 125 (27.96%) Perl
9 122 (27.29%) VMware
10 118 (26.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 115 (25.73%) Unix
12 98 (21.92%) CentOS
13 91 (20.36%) Apache
14 90 (20.13%) Finance
15 88 (19.69%) MySQL
16 85 (19.02%) SQL
17 83 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
18 82 (18.34%) Java
19 72 (16.11%) Ansible
19 72 (16.11%) Jenkins
20 70 (15.66%) Nagios
21 69 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
22 68 (15.21%) Ubuntu
23 67 (14.99%) DNS
24 63 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
25 62 (13.87%) Ruby
26 60 (13.42%) E-Commerce
27 58 (12.98%) Docker
27 58 (12.98%) 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 91 (20.36%) Apache
2 53 (11.86%) Tomcat
3 41 (9.17%) IIS
4 34 (7.61%) nginx
5 32 (7.16%) WebSphere
6 17 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.24%) Confluence
8 9 (2.01%) Hubot
9 7 (1.57%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.34%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.34%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.89%) CMS
11 4 (0.89%) JBoss
11 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.45%) Drupal
12 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.22%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 171 (38.26%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (9.17%) SaaS
3 29 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (4.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (3.13%) Amazon S3
6 13 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.91%) Office 365
7 10 (2.24%) Slack
8 8 (1.79%) GitHub
8 8 (1.79%) IaaS
9 7 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.57%) Route 53
10 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.45%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.45%) G Suite
12 2 (0.45%) Heroku
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 67 (14.99%) DNS
2 50 (11.19%) Firewall
3 41 (9.17%) TCP/IP
4 39 (8.72%) LAN
5 35 (7.83%) SAN
6 31 (6.94%) Internet
7 30 (6.71%) VPN
8 27 (6.04%) WAN
9 25 (5.59%) LDAP
10 24 (5.37%) VLAN
11 22 (4.92%) DHCP
12 21 (4.70%) SMTP
13 17 (3.80%) SSH
14 13 (2.91%) Asterisk PBX
14 13 (2.91%) NAS
15 12 (2.68%) HTTP
15 12 (2.68%) SNMP
15 12 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.79%) SSL
17 7 (1.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (19.69%) MySQL
2 19 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (4.03%) MongoDB
3 18 (4.03%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.36%) SQL Server
5 12 (2.68%) Redis
6 11 (2.46%) Big Data
7 10 (2.24%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.34%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.34%) CouchDB
9 6 (1.34%) HBase
10 5 (1.12%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.89%) OrientDB
11 4 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.67%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.67%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 72 (16.11%) Jenkins
2 36 (8.05%) JIRA
3 33 (7.38%) Git (software)
4 27 (6.04%) Subversion
5 19 (4.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (2.24%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.57%) Bundler
8 4 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.67%) Maven
10 2 (0.45%) GitLab
10 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.45%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 90 (20.13%) Finance
2 38 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 37 (8.28%) Banking
4 20 (4.47%) Marketing
5 18 (4.03%) Publishing
6 14 (3.13%) Retail
7 12 (2.68%) Games
7 12 (2.68%) Legal
8 5 (1.12%) Back Office
9 4 (0.89%) Law
10 3 (0.67%) Front Office
11 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.41%) LAMP
2 41 (9.17%) Web Services
3 35 (7.83%) XML
4 22 (4.92%) LEMP Stack
5 14 (3.13%) Kafka
6 13 (2.91%) CSS
6 13 (2.91%) HTML
7 11 (2.46%) .NET
7 11 (2.46%) Memcached
8 10 (2.24%) Ajax
8 10 (2.24%) JSF
8 10 (2.24%) XHTML
9 9 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (1.57%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (1.12%) Middleware
13 4 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
13 4 (0.89%) J2EE
13 4 (0.89%) MCollective
14 3 (0.67%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.38%) Public Cloud
3 25 (5.59%) iSeries
4 13 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.91%) Fintech
5 11 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.34%) iPad
10 5 (1.12%) Eurex
10 5 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.12%) Online Gambling
10 5 (1.12%) Replication
11 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.89%) Clustering
12 3 (0.67%) Mobile Games
13 2 (0.45%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.45%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 447 (100.00%) Linux
2 125 (27.96%) Windows
3 118 (26.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 115 (25.73%) Unix
5 98 (21.92%) CentOS
6 68 (15.21%) Ubuntu
7 45 (10.07%) Windows Server
8 39 (8.72%) Debian
9 27 (6.04%) Solaris
9 27 (6.04%) SUSE
10 12 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.57%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.34%) AIX
13 4 (0.89%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.22%) Android
15 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (29.31%) DevOps
2 63 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (13.42%) E-Commerce
4 58 (12.98%) Configuration Management
5 36 (8.05%) Open Source
6 34 (7.61%) Load Balancing
7 32 (7.16%) E-business
8 31 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (6.26%) Project Management
10 26 (5.82%) High Availability
11 25 (5.59%) Kanban
12 20 (4.47%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (4.47%) ITIL
12 20 (4.47%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (3.80%) Problem Management
14 15 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (2.91%) Analytics
16 11 (2.46%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 179 (40.04%) Bash Shell
2 136 (30.43%) Python
3 125 (27.96%) Perl
4 85 (19.02%) SQL
5 82 (18.34%) Java
6 62 (13.87%) Ruby
7 50 (11.19%) PHP
8 34 (7.61%) Shell Script
9 31 (6.94%) PowerShell
10 20 (4.47%) C
11 19 (4.25%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.91%) C#
13 11 (2.46%) Korn
14 5 (1.12%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.12%) C-shell
15 4 (0.89%) C++
16 2 (0.45%) AWK
16 2 (0.45%) Jython
16 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (3.36%) Degree
2 12 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.24%) MCSA
3 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.57%) CCNA
4 7 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.34%) RHCE
6 4 (0.89%) MCITP
6 4 (0.89%) MCSE
6 4 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.67%) RHCA
8 2 (0.45%) CEH
8 2 (0.45%) CISMP
8 2 (0.45%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) GIAC
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) LPIC
9 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.70%) QA
2 9 (2.01%) SLA
3 7 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (12.98%) Docker
3 39 (8.72%) Active Directory
4 28 (6.26%) NFS
5 18 (4.03%) Varnish
6 17 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (3.36%) Xen
8 11 (2.46%) XenServer
9 10 (2.24%) KVM
10 9 (2.01%) iptables
11 8 (1.79%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.34%) HDFS
12 6 (1.34%) Hyper-V
12 6 (1.34%) VirtualBox
13 5 (1.12%) LXC
14 4 (0.89%) RHEV
14 4 (0.89%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.67%) Corosync
15 3 (0.67%) Samba
15 3 (0.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 189 (42.28%) Puppet
2 83 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (16.11%) Ansible
4 70 (15.66%) Nagios
5 19 (4.25%) Control-M
5 19 (4.25%) OpenView
6 17 (3.80%) ZABBIX
7 16 (3.58%) Cobbler
8 14 (3.13%) CFEngine
9 12 (2.68%) Icinga
9 12 (2.68%) Kubernetes
9 12 (2.68%) Terraform
10 11 (2.46%) logstash
11 10 (2.24%) Cacti
12 9 (2.01%) Zenoss
13 8 (1.79%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 7 (1.57%) SELinux
15 6 (1.34%) Ambari
15 6 (1.34%) Oozie
Vendors
1 185 (41.39%) Red Hat
2 122 (27.29%) VMware
3 53 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 48 (10.74%) Oracle
5 33 (7.38%) HP
6 21 (4.70%) Cisco
6 21 (4.70%) Sun
7 20 (4.47%) Splunk
8 14 (3.13%) EMC
8 14 (3.13%) SaltStack
9 12 (2.68%) Atlassian
9 12 (2.68%) NetApp
10 11 (2.46%) Veritas
11 9 (2.01%) Citrix
12 7 (1.57%) Dell
12 7 (1.57%) New Relic
13 6 (1.34%) Hortonworks
13 6 (1.34%) IBM
13 6 (1.34%) Sybase
14 5 (1.12%) Fidessa
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 27k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
South West London
Firefly Studios
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 12% bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Docklands
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago