The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 299 330 329
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 7 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.049% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.053% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £52,000 £47,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £61,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%
Senior Linux Administrator
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10344 11272 11248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.64% 92.98% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8917 9756 10309
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) Puppet
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) Nagios
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) KVM

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) SSH
5 1 (11.11%) SMTP
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) PPTP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) SELinux
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Tcl
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (22.22%) KVM
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) Nagios
4 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Sun