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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 828 821 758
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 44 103 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.091% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.097% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 101 95
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +28.65%
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
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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
London -3 20 £67,500 +12.50% 1
East of England +35 15 £55,000 +3.77% 1
South West - 5 £41,250 - 4
South East -20 3 £48,750 +14.70% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 98 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (55.10%) Red Hat
3 50 (51.02%) Puppet
4 48 (48.98%) DNS
5 47 (47.96%) Bash Shell
6 46 (46.94%) Python
7 41 (41.84%) Perl
8 40 (40.82%) CentOS
9 39 (39.80%) Apache
10 38 (38.78%) MySQL
11 37 (37.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
12 36 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
12 36 (36.73%) DevOps
12 36 (36.73%) Java
13 31 (31.63%) HTTP
14 30 (30.61%) nginx
15 29 (29.59%) Tomcat
16 27 (27.55%) E-Commerce
17 26 (26.53%) UNIX
17 26 (26.53%) Ubuntu
18 25 (25.51%) Oracle
18 25 (25.51%) PHP
19 23 (23.47%) Configuration Management
20 22 (22.45%) Windows
21 21 (21.43%) Games
21 21 (21.43%) Ruby
22 20 (20.41%) VMware
22 20 (20.41%) Debian
22 20 (20.41%) Web Services

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 39 (39.80%) Apache
2 30 (30.61%) nginx
3 29 (29.59%) Tomcat
4 12 (12.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 12 (12.24%) CMS
5 9 (9.18%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (5.10%) Jetty
7 4 (4.08%) OpenStack
7 4 (4.08%) IIS
7 4 (4.08%) JBoss
8 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.04%) PaaS
3 2 (2.04%) IaaS
3 2 (2.04%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (48.98%) DNS
2 31 (31.63%) HTTP
3 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
3 17 (17.35%) Internet
4 16 (16.33%) DHCP
5 11 (11.22%) SAN
6 10 (10.20%) Firewall
7 9 (9.18%) VPN
7 9 (9.18%) LDAP
8 6 (6.12%) NAS
9 5 (5.10%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (5.10%) FTP
9 5 (5.10%) SMTP
10 4 (4.08%) SSH
11 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.06%) SNMP
11 3 (3.06%) LAN
11 3 (3.06%) WAN
11 3 (3.06%) InfiniBand
11 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.78%) MySQL
2 18 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (11.22%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.14%) Redis
4 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.04%) DB2
9 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.24%) Subversion
4 9 (9.18%) Hudson
5 2 (2.04%) JIRA
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (21.43%) Games
2 14 (14.29%) Finance
3 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.24%) Online Betting
4 9 (9.18%) Publishing
5 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) Web Services
2 5 (5.10%) XML
2 5 (5.10%) J2EE
2 5 (5.10%) CSS
2 5 (5.10%) LAMP
2 5 (5.10%) JSON
3 3 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.04%) libvirt
5 1 (1.02%) Symfony
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Online Games
2 6 (6.12%) Clustering
3 3 (3.06%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.06%) Open Source
3 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Celerra
5 1 (1.02%) iDTV
5 1 (1.02%) EMV
5 1 (1.02%) EFT
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
5 1 (1.02%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (40.82%) CentOS
3 37 (37.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (26.53%) Ubuntu
4 26 (26.53%) UNIX
5 22 (22.45%) Windows
6 20 (20.41%) Debian
7 11 (11.22%) Solaris
8 6 (6.12%) Android
8 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.06%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.04%) SUSE
10 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.04%) HPUX
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) DevOps
2 27 (27.55%) E-Commerce
3 23 (23.47%) Configuration Management
4 14 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.20%) ITIL
7 8 (8.16%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.06%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (2.04%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.04%) Project Management
11 2 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (1.02%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (1.02%) Build Automation
12 1 (1.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.96%) Bash Shell
2 46 (46.94%) Python
3 41 (41.84%) Perl
4 36 (36.73%) Java
5 25 (25.51%) PHP
6 21 (21.43%) Ruby
7 18 (18.37%) SQL
8 13 (13.27%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.12%) Scala
10 2 (2.04%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.04%) C-shell
10 2 (2.04%) Korn
11 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.06%) RHCE
3 3 (3.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.22%) Varnish
3 8 (8.16%) KVM
4 6 (6.12%) Docker
5 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 4 (4.08%) NFS
6 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.06%) XenApp
6 3 (3.06%) XenServer
7 2 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.04%) Samba
7 2 (2.04%) Gluster
7 2 (2.04%) Squid
7 2 (2.04%) RHEV
7 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.04%) oVirt
7 2 (2.04%) GFS2
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.02%) LXC
8 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (51.02%) Puppet
2 36 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (11.22%) Nagios
4 9 (9.18%) Graphite
5 7 (7.14%) logstash
6 5 (5.10%) Ansible
7 3 (3.06%) Pingdom
7 3 (3.06%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.04%) SELinux
8 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.04%) Cobbler
8 2 (2.04%) Zenoss
8 2 (2.04%) Pacemaker
9 1 (1.02%) yum
9 1 (1.02%) Salt
9 1 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.02%) Cacti
9 1 (1.02%) Munin
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 54 (55.10%) Red Hat
2 25 (25.51%) Oracle
3 20 (20.41%) VMware
4 10 (10.20%) Cisco
5 9 (9.18%) HP
5 9 (9.18%) EMC
6 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.12%) IBM
7 6 (6.12%) Rackspace
8 4 (4.08%) Citrix
8 4 (4.08%) NetApp
9 3 (3.06%) Veritas
9 3 (3.06%) Google
9 3 (3.06%) Sybase
9 3 (3.06%) Sun
9 3 (3.06%) Isilon
10 2 (2.04%) F5
10 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.04%) Compuware
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £26,988 - £30,194
Posted: 25 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 25 days ago