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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 300 331 316
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.051% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.054% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.24%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (62.50%) Ansible
4 4 (50.00%) Nagios
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Rackspace
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Veritas
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Debian
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Tcl
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 3 (37.50%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Xen
4 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) Graphite
4 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (12.50%) SELinux
4 1 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Rackspace
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy