The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 797 754 800
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 53 92 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.096% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.10% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 34 85 66
Average salary £54,500 £60,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.16% +29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Trend in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -23 20 £50,000 -17.35%
London -44 19 £55,000 -8.33% 7
East of England -5 8 £53,250 +0.47% 1
Yorkshire -12 4 £37,500 -16.66%
North East - 1 £52,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 - 1
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (66.67%) Puppet
3 84 (65.12%) Python
4 66 (51.16%) Bash Shell
5 64 (49.61%) Red Hat
6 61 (47.29%) Opscode Chef
7 59 (45.74%) DNS
8 57 (44.19%) CentOS
9 56 (43.41%) DevOps
10 55 (42.64%) Perl
11 51 (39.53%) Java
11 51 (39.53%) nginx
12 50 (38.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 48 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
14 47 (36.43%) HTTP
15 42 (32.56%) MySQL
15 42 (32.56%) Apache
16 39 (30.23%) Ruby
17 38 (29.46%) Web Services
18 37 (28.68%) Windows
19 36 (27.91%) PHP
20 34 (26.36%) Nagios
21 33 (25.58%) VMware
21 33 (25.58%) Ubuntu
22 32 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (23.26%) E-Commerce
24 29 (22.48%) Configuration Management
25 27 (20.93%) Internet
26 25 (19.38%) Jenkins
27 24 (18.60%) NoSQL

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 51 (39.53%) nginx
2 42 (32.56%) Apache
3 19 (14.73%) Tomcat
4 14 (10.85%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.65%) JBoss
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (3.88%) CMS
6 5 (3.88%) Jetty
7 4 (3.10%) Resin
7 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.10%) IIS
8 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.55%) Confluence
9 2 (1.55%) Node.js
10 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.75%) SoftLayer
3 9 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.10%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.33%) Route 53
5 3 (2.33%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (1.55%) PaaS
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.55%) IaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
7 1 (0.78%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 59 (45.74%) DNS
2 47 (36.43%) HTTP
3 27 (20.93%) Internet
4 19 (14.73%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.85%) HTTPS
6 13 (10.08%) SSH
7 11 (8.53%) DHCP
7 11 (8.53%) Firewall
8 10 (7.75%) SAN
9 8 (6.20%) VPN
9 8 (6.20%) LDAP
10 7 (5.43%) NAS
11 6 (4.65%) FTP
12 5 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (3.88%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (3.10%) SNMP
13 4 (3.10%) WAN
13 4 (3.10%) LAN
14 3 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.56%) MySQL
2 24 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 22 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (10.08%) Big Data
5 11 (8.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (8.53%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.10%) Redis
8 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.55%) DB2
10 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.78%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (19.38%) Jenkins
2 20 (15.50%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.73%) Subversion
4 16 (12.40%) Hudson
5 4 (3.10%) JIRA
6 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (11.63%) Publishing
2 9 (6.98%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Games
3 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.88%) Online Betting
4 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.55%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.46%) Web Services
2 10 (7.75%) LAMP
3 8 (6.20%) CSS
4 5 (3.88%) XML
4 5 (3.88%) JSON
5 4 (3.10%) Java EE
5 4 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.10%) J2EE
6 3 (2.33%) HTML
7 2 (1.55%) Middleware
8 1 (0.78%) Symfony
8 1 (0.78%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Clustering
2 5 (3.88%) Open Source
2 5 (3.88%) Online Games
3 4 (3.10%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.55%) Replication
6 1 (0.78%) EMV
6 1 (0.78%) EFT
6 1 (0.78%) Equities
6 1 (0.78%) APACS
6 1 (0.78%) BBC
6 1 (0.78%) Social Media
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Celerra
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (44.19%) CentOS
3 50 (38.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (28.68%) Windows
5 33 (25.58%) Ubuntu
6 24 (18.60%) Debian
7 21 (16.28%) UNIX
8 11 (8.53%) Solaris
9 3 (2.33%) FreeBSD
9 3 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.55%) SUSE
11 1 (0.78%) AIX
11 1 (0.78%) HPUX
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.41%) DevOps
2 30 (23.26%) E-Commerce
3 29 (22.48%) Configuration Management
4 19 (14.73%) Information Assurance
5 17 (13.18%) Load Balancing
6 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.65%) ITIL
9 5 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.10%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (3.10%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.10%) Scrum
11 3 (2.33%) Build Automation
12 2 (1.55%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.55%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (1.55%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (1.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (65.12%) Python
2 66 (51.16%) Bash Shell
3 55 (42.64%) Perl
4 51 (39.53%) Java
5 39 (30.23%) Ruby
6 36 (27.91%) PHP
7 22 (17.05%) SQL
8 13 (10.08%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.33%) C
11 1 (0.78%) Tcl
11 1 (0.78%) sed
11 1 (0.78%) Scala
11 1 (0.78%) PHP5
11 1 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (3.88%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.33%) RHCE
3 3 (2.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 32 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.95%) Varnish
3 17 (13.18%) Xen
4 8 (6.20%) KVM
5 4 (3.10%) XenServer
6 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.33%) Docker
7 2 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.55%) vSphere
7 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.78%) NFS
8 1 (0.78%) Firmware
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.78%) Samba
8 1 (0.78%) RHEV
8 1 (0.78%) Gluster
8 1 (0.78%) Squid
8 1 (0.78%) LXC
Systems Management
1 86 (66.67%) Puppet
2 61 (47.29%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (26.36%) Nagios
4 20 (15.50%) Salt
5 16 (12.40%) Ansible
6 15 (11.63%) ZABBIX
6 15 (11.63%) Graphite
7 10 (7.75%) Ganglia
8 5 (3.88%) Munin
9 3 (2.33%) Pingdom
10 2 (1.55%) logstash
10 2 (1.55%) Zenoss
10 2 (1.55%) SELinux
10 2 (1.55%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.78%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.78%) yum
Vendors
1 64 (49.61%) Red Hat
2 33 (25.58%) VMware
3 18 (13.95%) Oracle
4 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.75%) Rackspace
6 8 (6.20%) HP
6 8 (6.20%) EMC
7 7 (5.43%) Cisco
7 7 (5.43%) Sony
8 5 (3.88%) NetApp
9 4 (3.10%) Sun
10 3 (2.33%) Veritas
10 3 (2.33%) F5
10 3 (2.33%) Isilon
11 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.55%) Compuware
11 2 (1.55%) Dell
12 1 (0.78%) Sybase
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