The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 487 429 427
Rank change year-on-year -58 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 127 225 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 114 214 230
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in London

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in London

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in London

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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 12 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Canary Wharf - 3 £57,500 -
Uxbridge +1 1 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 238 (100.00%) Linux
2 104 (43.70%) Red Hat
3 101 (42.44%) Puppet
4 89 (37.39%) VMware
5 86 (36.13%) Bash Shell
6 85 (35.71%) DevOps
6 85 (35.71%) Perl
6 85 (35.71%) Python
7 71 (29.83%) Apache
8 70 (29.41%) Unix
8 70 (29.41%) CentOS
9 68 (28.57%) MySQL
10 65 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 60 (25.21%) Amazon AWS
12 59 (24.79%) Ansible
12 59 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 55 (23.11%) Opscode Chef
14 53 (22.27%) Nagios
15 51 (21.43%) DNS
16 49 (20.59%) Windows
16 49 (20.59%) LAMP
17 45 (18.91%) Java
17 45 (18.91%) Finance
18 43 (18.07%) TCP/IP
19 42 (17.65%) Docker
20 41 (17.23%) Configuration Management
21 40 (16.81%) Debian
22 39 (16.39%) Ruby
22 39 (16.39%) Git (software)
22 39 (16.39%) Firewall

Linux Systems 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 71 (29.83%) Apache
2 38 (15.97%) Tomcat
3 28 (11.76%) nginx
4 11 (4.62%) Confluence
4 11 (4.62%) Jetty
5 8 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.52%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.68%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.68%) IIS
8 2 (0.84%) CMS
8 2 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (25.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (3.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.52%) IaaS
6 6 (2.52%) SaaS
7 5 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.68%) Office 365
9 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.26%) G Suite
9 3 (1.26%) PaaS
10 2 (0.84%) Datadog
10 2 (0.84%) GitHub
10 2 (0.84%) Route 53
11 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.42%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.42%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.43%) DNS
2 43 (18.07%) TCP/IP
3 39 (16.39%) Firewall
4 31 (13.03%) SAN
5 29 (12.18%) Internet
5 29 (12.18%) LDAP
6 28 (11.76%) VPN
7 24 (10.08%) LAN
8 23 (9.66%) WAN
9 19 (7.98%) SNMP
10 14 (5.88%) iSCSI
10 14 (5.88%) SSH
11 13 (5.46%) HTTP
11 13 (5.46%) MRTG
11 13 (5.46%) SMTP
12 10 (4.20%) BGP
12 10 (4.20%) Network Security
13 9 (3.78%) Junos
14 8 (3.36%) SSL
15 7 (2.94%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (28.57%) MySQL
2 15 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (4.62%) MariaDB
4 9 (3.78%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.10%) Big Data
7 5 (2.10%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.10%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.10%) Redis
8 4 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.26%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 36 (15.13%) Jenkins
3 25 (10.50%) JIRA
4 13 (5.46%) Subversion
5 8 (3.36%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.10%) Gitweb
7 5 (2.10%) Hudson
7 5 (2.10%) Maven
8 3 (1.26%) Bundler
9 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.42%) CircleCI
General
1 45 (18.91%) Finance
2 18 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.30%) Banking
4 9 (3.78%) Marketing
5 6 (2.52%) Electronics
5 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.26%) Back Office
6 3 (1.26%) Law
6 3 (1.26%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Front Office
7 2 (0.84%) Games
7 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.59%) LAMP
2 13 (5.46%) LEMP Stack
3 10 (4.20%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (3.36%) Web Services
5 7 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (2.94%) Kafka
6 6 (2.52%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.52%) HornetQ
6 6 (2.52%) HTML
6 6 (2.52%) JMX
6 6 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (2.10%) REST
7 5 (2.10%) RESTful
8 4 (1.68%) J2EE
8 4 (1.68%) MCollective
9 3 (1.26%) CSS
9 3 (1.26%) Lucene
9 3 (1.26%) OpenJDK
9 3 (1.26%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.46%) Fintech
4 11 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.36%) Eurex
6 6 (2.52%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.10%) Clustering
7 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.68%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.68%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.84%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.84%) Replication
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 238 (100.00%) Linux
2 70 (29.41%) CentOS
2 70 (29.41%) Unix
3 59 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (20.59%) Windows
5 40 (16.81%) Debian
6 28 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 14 (5.88%) SUSE
8 13 (5.46%) Solaris
8 13 (5.46%) Windows Server
9 8 (3.36%) AIX
10 6 (2.52%) CoreOS
11 5 (2.10%) Fedora
12 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.84%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.42%) Android
15 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.71%) DevOps
2 41 (17.23%) Configuration Management
3 33 (13.87%) High Availability
4 31 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (10.08%) Open Source
6 21 (8.82%) Low Latency
7 18 (7.56%) Load Balancing
8 17 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (6.30%) ITIL
10 14 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.62%) Analytics
11 11 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (4.20%) Migration
12 10 (4.20%) Task Automation
13 9 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.78%) Software Engineering
14 8 (3.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 8 (3.36%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 86 (36.13%) Bash Shell
2 85 (35.71%) Perl
2 85 (35.71%) Python
3 45 (18.91%) Java
4 39 (16.39%) Ruby
5 36 (15.13%) PHP
6 19 (7.98%) PowerShell
7 18 (7.56%) Shell Script
8 15 (6.30%) SQL
9 13 (5.46%) C
10 12 (5.04%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.78%) Korn
12 8 (3.36%) Bourne shell
12 8 (3.36%) C-shell
13 7 (2.94%) Go
14 5 (2.10%) C++
15 3 (1.26%) C#
16 1 (0.42%) AWK
16 1 (0.42%) sed
16 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (7.14%) Degree
2 13 (5.46%) RHCA
3 11 (4.62%) RHCE
3 11 (4.62%) RHCSA
4 5 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.42%) CCNA
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.42%) MCSA
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) GCP
3 1 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.42%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 65 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (17.65%) Docker
3 35 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (10.50%) Active Directory
5 19 (7.98%) iptables
6 17 (7.14%) KVM
7 15 (6.30%) XenServer
8 14 (5.88%) NFS
9 8 (3.36%) Xen
10 7 (2.94%) Snort
11 6 (2.52%) etcd
12 5 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.26%) LXC
13 3 (1.26%) Samba
13 3 (1.26%) Varnish
13 3 (1.26%) vCloud
13 3 (1.26%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.84%) Postfix
14 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 101 (42.44%) Puppet
2 59 (24.79%) Ansible
3 55 (23.11%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (22.27%) Nagios
5 28 (11.76%) CFEngine
6 20 (8.40%) Kubernetes
7 19 (7.98%) Terraform
8 18 (7.56%) ZABBIX
9 16 (6.72%) Icinga
10 15 (6.30%) SELinux
11 11 (4.62%) Cobbler
12 9 (3.78%) Cacti
13 7 (2.94%) logstash
14 6 (2.52%) Consul
14 6 (2.52%) Control-M
14 6 (2.52%) OpenView
15 5 (2.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 4 (1.68%) HAProxy
17 3 (1.26%) Pingdom
17 3 (1.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 104 (43.70%) Red Hat
2 89 (37.39%) VMware
3 25 (10.50%) Oracle
4 16 (6.72%) HP
4 16 (6.72%) Splunk
5 13 (5.46%) Cisco
6 11 (4.62%) EMC
7 10 (4.20%) SaltStack
8 9 (3.78%) NetApp
9 8 (3.36%) Bloomberg
9 8 (3.36%) CQG
9 8 (3.36%) EccoWare
9 8 (3.36%) Fidessa
9 8 (3.36%) GL TRADE
9 8 (3.36%) ION Trading
9 8 (3.36%) NYFIX
9 8 (3.36%) Patsystems
9 8 (3.36%) Reuters
10 7 (2.94%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.94%) Google
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Benefits Package, On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 65000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Free gym
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: & benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 days ago