The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 417 367
Rank change year-on-year -53 -50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 107 244 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.58% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.60% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 87 232 294
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 28 March 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 28 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 +5 11 £35,000 -30.00% 9
Canary Wharf - 6 £57,500 -
Croydon +11 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Greenwich - 1 £47,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 320 (100.00%) Linux
2 166 (51.88%) Puppet
3 142 (44.38%) Bash Shell
4 128 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 120 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 99 (30.94%) VMware
7 96 (30.00%) Perl
8 95 (29.69%) Python
9 93 (29.06%) CentOS
10 88 (27.50%) DevOps
11 81 (25.31%) MySQL
11 81 (25.31%) Windows
12 79 (24.69%) Apache
13 78 (24.38%) Unix
14 77 (24.06%) Opscode Chef
15 75 (23.44%) Jenkins
16 70 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 69 (21.56%) Ubuntu
18 65 (20.31%) Docker
19 63 (19.69%) Nagios
20 60 (18.75%) Ansible
21 58 (18.13%) Ruby
22 56 (17.50%) DNS
23 55 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
24 53 (16.56%) Finance
25 50 (15.63%) Java
26 48 (15.00%) LAMP
27 46 (14.38%) PHP
27 46 (14.38%) Tomcat
28 45 (14.06%) SQL

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 79 (24.69%) Apache
2 46 (14.38%) Tomcat
3 34 (10.63%) nginx
4 17 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (4.69%) IIS
6 9 (2.81%) Hubot
7 7 (2.19%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.88%) Confluence
9 5 (1.56%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.94%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.63%) CMS
11 2 (0.63%) Drupal
11 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.31%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.31%) JBoss
12 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 128 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (7.50%) SaaS
4 19 (5.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 14 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.44%) Amazon S3
6 11 (3.44%) Office 365
7 9 (2.81%) Slack
8 8 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.50%) GitHub
8 8 (2.50%) IaaS
9 5 (1.56%) Route 53
10 4 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.94%) G Suite
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.63%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.63%) Heroku
13 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.31%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.50%) DNS
2 39 (12.19%) Firewall
3 26 (8.13%) Internet
3 26 (8.13%) VPN
4 22 (6.88%) TCP/IP
5 21 (6.56%) SAN
6 20 (6.25%) LDAP
7 17 (5.31%) LAN
7 17 (5.31%) WAN
8 15 (4.69%) VLAN
9 13 (4.06%) Asterisk PBX
9 13 (4.06%) DHCP
10 12 (3.75%) SNMP
10 12 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (2.81%) SMTP
11 9 (2.81%) SSH
12 8 (2.50%) HTTP
12 8 (2.50%) NAS
13 7 (2.19%) Junos
14 6 (1.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.31%) MySQL
2 19 (5.94%) MongoDB
2 19 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 16 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.13%) Redis
6 8 (2.50%) Big Data
7 6 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.88%) CouchDB
7 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.56%) OrientDB
8 5 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.94%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.94%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.31%) Informix
Development Applications
1 75 (23.44%) Jenkins
2 29 (9.06%) JIRA
3 27 (8.44%) Git (software)
4 25 (7.81%) Subversion
5 13 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (3.44%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.19%) Bundler
8 3 (0.94%) Maven
8 3 (0.94%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.63%) GitLab
9 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 53 (16.56%) Finance
2 38 (11.88%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.00%) Marketing
4 13 (4.06%) Publishing
4 13 (4.06%) Retail
5 11 (3.44%) Banking
6 10 (3.13%) Games
7 4 (1.25%) Back Office
7 4 (1.25%) Law
8 3 (0.94%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.00%) LAMP
2 38 (11.88%) Web Services
3 22 (6.88%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (3.75%) .NET
5 11 (3.44%) Memcached
6 10 (3.13%) Ajax
6 10 (3.13%) CSS
6 10 (3.13%) HTML
6 10 (3.13%) JSF
6 10 (3.13%) XHTML
7 9 (2.81%) Kafka
8 7 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (1.88%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (1.56%) Middleware
11 4 (1.25%) J2EE
11 4 (1.25%) MCollective
12 3 (0.94%) REST
12 3 (0.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.69%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.75%) Fintech
3 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (1.56%) Eurex
5 5 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.56%) Online Gambling
6 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.25%) Clustering
7 2 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.63%) Mobile Games
7 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.31%) iPad
8 1 (0.31%) Online Games
8 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Replication
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 320 (100.00%) Linux
2 93 (29.06%) CentOS
3 81 (25.31%) Windows
4 78 (24.38%) Unix
5 70 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 69 (21.56%) Ubuntu
7 44 (13.75%) Debian
8 36 (11.25%) Windows Server
9 27 (8.44%) SUSE
10 12 (3.75%) Solaris
11 11 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.88%) AIX
13 6 (1.88%) CoreOS
13 6 (1.88%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.31%) Fedora
15 1 (0.31%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.50%) DevOps
2 44 (13.75%) Configuration Management
3 33 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (10.31%) Load Balancing
4 29 (9.06%) Open Source
5 26 (8.13%) E-Commerce
6 25 (7.81%) High Availability
6 25 (7.81%) Project Management
7 18 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (5.31%) ITIL
9 15 (4.69%) Problem Management
10 11 (3.44%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (3.44%) Low Latency
10 11 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (3.13%) Analytics
11 10 (3.13%) Security Management
12 9 (2.81%) ChatOps
12 9 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 142 (44.38%) Bash Shell
2 96 (30.00%) Perl
3 95 (29.69%) Python
4 58 (18.13%) Ruby
5 50 (15.63%) Java
6 46 (14.38%) PHP
7 45 (14.06%) SQL
8 23 (7.19%) PowerShell
9 22 (6.88%) JavaScript
10 12 (3.75%) C
10 12 (3.75%) C#
11 11 (3.44%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.81%) Korn
13 7 (2.19%) Go
14 5 (1.56%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.56%) C-shell
15 4 (1.25%) C++
16 3 (0.94%) R
17 2 (0.63%) AWK
17 2 (0.63%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (4.06%) Degree
2 12 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.88%) CCNA
3 6 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.56%) MCSA
4 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.94%) RHCA
7 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.63%) RHCE
8 1 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.31%) LPIC
8 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.31%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.94%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) GCP
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (20.31%) Docker
2 55 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 19 (5.94%) Varnish
5 17 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (5.00%) NFS
7 12 (3.75%) Xen
7 12 (3.75%) XenServer
8 11 (3.44%) KVM
9 9 (2.81%) iptables
10 8 (2.50%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.88%) etcd
11 6 (1.88%) Hyper-V
12 5 (1.56%) LXC
13 4 (1.25%) RHEV
14 3 (0.94%) Corosync
14 3 (0.94%) Samba
14 3 (0.94%) Squid
14 3 (0.94%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 166 (51.88%) Puppet
2 77 (24.06%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (19.69%) Nagios
4 60 (18.75%) Ansible
5 19 (5.94%) Control-M
5 19 (5.94%) OpenView
5 19 (5.94%) ZABBIX
6 18 (5.63%) Kubernetes
7 15 (4.69%) Cobbler
8 14 (4.38%) CFEngine
9 12 (3.75%) Icinga
9 12 (3.75%) Terraform
10 11 (3.44%) Cacti
11 10 (3.13%) logstash
12 8 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 7 (2.19%) HAProxy
13 7 (2.19%) SELinux
13 7 (2.19%) Zenoss
14 6 (1.88%) Consul
15 5 (1.56%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 120 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 99 (30.94%) VMware
3 39 (12.19%) Oracle
4 30 (9.38%) HP
5 23 (7.19%) Microsoft
6 18 (5.63%) Splunk
7 17 (5.31%) Cisco
8 13 (4.06%) EMC
9 11 (3.44%) SaltStack
10 9 (2.81%) Citrix
11 8 (2.50%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.50%) New Relic
12 7 (2.19%) NetApp
13 6 (1.88%) IBM
14 5 (1.56%) Bloomberg
14 5 (1.56%) Dell
14 5 (1.56%) EccoWare
14 5 (1.56%) Fidessa
14 5 (1.56%) NYFIX
14 5 (1.56%) Reuters
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
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: 3 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 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: 6 days ago
London
Click
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 27k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
Firefly Studios
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 18 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: 20 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago