The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 438 392 362
Rank change year-on-year -46 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 176 254 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.64% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.67% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 147 242 304
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,658
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 34928 37857 42985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.93% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28337 32945 36330
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +4 22 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Hounslow - 4 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £57,500 -
Uxbridge +1 1 £65,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 331 (100.00%) Linux
2 152 (45.92%) Red Hat
3 123 (37.16%) Puppet
4 122 (36.86%) DevOps
5 121 (36.56%) Python
6 110 (33.23%) Perl
7 108 (32.63%) VMware
7 108 (32.63%) Bash Shell
8 94 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
9 92 (27.79%) Unix
10 90 (27.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 82 (24.77%) Windows
12 80 (24.17%) Apache
12 80 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 77 (23.26%) CentOS
14 74 (22.36%) MySQL
15 72 (21.75%) Ansible
16 70 (21.15%) Java
17 68 (20.54%) Finance
17 68 (20.54%) Opscode Chef
18 59 (17.82%) Nagios
19 54 (16.31%) DNS
20 52 (15.71%) LAMP
20 52 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
21 48 (14.50%) TCP/IP
21 48 (14.50%) Git (software)
22 47 (14.20%) Configuration Management
22 47 (14.20%) Firewall
23 46 (13.90%) Tomcat
24 45 (13.60%) Ruby

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 80 (24.17%) Apache
2 46 (13.90%) Tomcat
3 25 (7.55%) nginx
4 22 (6.65%) WebSphere
5 21 (6.34%) IIS
6 14 (4.23%) Confluence
7 11 (3.32%) Jetty
8 10 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.42%) Apache Pig
9 8 (2.42%) Apache Spark
10 7 (2.11%) MS Exchange
10 7 (2.11%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.91%) CMS
12 2 (0.60%) Drupal
13 1 (0.30%) JBoss
13 1 (0.30%) Moodle
13 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 94 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.14%) SaaS
3 11 (3.32%) Amazon S3
3 11 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.02%) Office 365
5 9 (2.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (1.81%) IaaS
6 6 (1.81%) Route 53
7 5 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.91%) GitHub
8 3 (0.91%) PaaS
9 2 (0.60%) G Suite
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.30%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.30%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.31%) DNS
2 48 (14.50%) TCP/IP
3 47 (14.20%) Firewall
4 42 (12.69%) SAN
5 39 (11.78%) LAN
5 39 (11.78%) LDAP
6 33 (9.97%) Internet
7 32 (9.67%) WAN
8 28 (8.46%) VPN
9 21 (6.34%) HTTP
10 20 (6.04%) SNMP
11 15 (4.53%) iSCSI
12 14 (4.23%) SMTP
12 14 (4.23%) VLAN
13 13 (3.93%) MRTG
13 13 (3.93%) SSH
14 12 (3.63%) DHCP
14 12 (3.63%) NAS
15 11 (3.32%) BGP
16 10 (3.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.36%) MySQL
2 15 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (3.93%) Big Data
4 11 (3.32%) MariaDB
5 10 (3.02%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.42%) Apache Hive
6 8 (2.42%) HBase
6 8 (2.42%) Redis
7 7 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.11%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.51%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.51%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.21%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.91%) MarkLogic
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (14.50%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.88%) Jenkins
3 33 (9.97%) JIRA
4 17 (5.14%) Subversion
5 15 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.51%) Gitweb
7 5 (1.51%) Hudson
7 5 (1.51%) Maven
8 4 (1.21%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.91%) Bundler
9 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.30%) CircleCI
General
1 68 (20.54%) Finance
2 26 (7.85%) Banking
3 19 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.83%) Marketing
5 6 (1.81%) Electronics
5 6 (1.81%) Games
5 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.51%) Back Office
6 5 (1.51%) Legal
6 5 (1.51%) Retail
7 3 (0.91%) Law
7 3 (0.91%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) Front Office
8 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.71%) LAMP
2 23 (6.95%) XML
3 14 (4.23%) Kafka
4 12 (3.63%) LEMP Stack
5 11 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (2.72%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (2.72%) HTML
6 9 (2.72%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.11%) Web Services
8 6 (1.81%) CSS
8 6 (1.81%) HornetQ
8 6 (1.81%) JMX
9 5 (1.51%) REST
9 5 (1.51%) RESTful
10 4 (1.21%) J2EE
10 4 (1.21%) JDBC
10 4 (1.21%) MCollective
11 3 (0.91%) Lucene
11 3 (0.91%) Middleware
11 3 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.46%) Public Cloud
2 27 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.04%) iSeries
4 18 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.14%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.23%) Fintech
7 11 (3.32%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.72%) Clustering
9 8 (2.42%) Eurex
10 6 (1.81%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.51%) PMI
12 4 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.21%) LPAR
12 4 (1.21%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.91%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.91%) Replication
14 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 331 (100.00%) Linux
2 92 (27.79%) Unix
3 90 (27.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 82 (24.77%) Windows
5 77 (23.26%) CentOS
6 40 (12.08%) Debian
7 28 (8.46%) Ubuntu
8 25 (7.55%) Windows Server
9 24 (7.25%) Solaris
10 14 (4.23%) SUSE
11 8 (2.42%) AIX
12 7 (2.11%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.81%) Fedora
14 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.60%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.30%) Android
16 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (36.86%) DevOps
2 52 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (14.20%) Configuration Management
4 39 (11.78%) E-Commerce
5 35 (10.57%) High Availability
6 30 (9.06%) Open Source
7 27 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (7.25%) E-business
10 23 (6.95%) ITIL
10 23 (6.95%) Kanban
10 23 (6.95%) Low Latency
11 22 (6.65%) Load Balancing
12 19 (5.74%) Task Automation
13 18 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.93%) Analytics
15 12 (3.63%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (3.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 121 (36.56%) Python
2 110 (33.23%) Perl
3 108 (32.63%) Bash Shell
4 70 (21.15%) Java
5 45 (13.60%) Ruby
6 41 (12.39%) SQL
7 37 (11.18%) PHP
8 36 (10.88%) Shell Script
9 23 (6.95%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.32%) C
11 10 (3.02%) JavaScript
12 9 (2.72%) Korn
13 8 (2.42%) Bourne shell
13 8 (2.42%) C-shell
14 6 (1.81%) Jython
15 5 (1.51%) C++
16 2 (0.60%) C#
17 1 (0.30%) AWK
17 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (7.25%) Degree
2 14 (4.23%) RHCE
3 13 (3.93%) RHCA
4 11 (3.32%) RHCSA
5 8 (2.42%) MCSA
5 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.11%) MCITP
6 7 (2.11%) MCSE
7 5 (1.51%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.51%) PMP
7 5 (1.51%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.60%) CEH
9 2 (0.60%) CISMP
9 2 (0.60%) CISSP
9 2 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.60%) GIAC
10 1 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.30%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.11%) SLA
2 6 (1.81%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.81%) QA
3 5 (1.51%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.30%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 80 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (10.88%) Virtual Machines
3 34 (10.27%) Docker
4 31 (9.37%) Active Directory
5 20 (6.04%) iptables
6 19 (5.74%) NFS
7 16 (4.83%) KVM
8 15 (4.53%) XenServer
9 8 (2.42%) HDFS
9 8 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.42%) Xen
10 6 (1.81%) Samba
10 6 (1.81%) Snort
11 4 (1.21%) vCloud
11 4 (1.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.91%) LXC
12 3 (0.91%) vSphere
13 2 (0.60%) Postfix
13 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 123 (37.16%) Puppet
2 72 (21.75%) Ansible
3 68 (20.54%) Opscode Chef
4 59 (17.82%) Nagios
5 28 (8.46%) CFEngine
6 19 (5.74%) Terraform
7 18 (5.44%) ZABBIX
8 16 (4.83%) Icinga
9 15 (4.53%) SELinux
10 14 (4.23%) Kubernetes
11 11 (3.32%) Cobbler
12 10 (3.02%) Cacti
13 9 (2.72%) logstash
14 8 (2.42%) Ambari
14 8 (2.42%) Oozie
15 7 (2.11%) HAProxy
16 6 (1.81%) Control-M
16 6 (1.81%) OpenView
17 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 5 (1.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 152 (45.92%) Red Hat
2 108 (32.63%) VMware
3 34 (10.27%) Microsoft
4 32 (9.67%) Oracle
5 18 (5.44%) Splunk
6 16 (4.83%) HP
7 14 (4.23%) Cisco
8 13 (3.93%) SaltStack
9 12 (3.63%) NetApp
10 11 (3.32%) Atlassian
10 11 (3.32%) EMC
11 9 (2.72%) Sun
12 8 (2.42%) Bloomberg
12 8 (2.42%) Cognizant
12 8 (2.42%) CQG
12 8 (2.42%) EccoWare
12 8 (2.42%) Fidessa
12 8 (2.42%) ION Trading
12 8 (2.42%) NYFIX
12 8 (2.42%) Reuters
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Free gym
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: & benefits and bonus
Posted: 24 days ago