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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 830 833 783
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 75 78 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.083% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 75 58 123
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.94%
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
91358 94470 93145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.12% 96.49% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77495 78985 75634
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +9 42 £62,500 +13.63% 6
South East +3 16 £62,500 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -14 11 £64,000 +42.22% 2
North West - 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +8 2 £36,250 -3.33%
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Linux
2 81 (54.73%) Puppet
3 79 (53.38%) Python
4 72 (48.65%) Bash Shell
5 67 (45.27%) VMware
6 66 (44.59%) DevOps
7 51 (34.46%) Firewall
7 51 (34.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (33.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (32.43%) Red Hat
10 45 (30.41%) Ansible
11 43 (29.05%) Perl
12 41 (27.70%) MySQL
13 40 (27.03%) CentOS
14 37 (25.00%) Ruby
14 37 (25.00%) Finance
15 36 (24.32%) Apache
16 34 (22.97%) Jenkins
17 32 (21.62%) Oracle
18 31 (20.95%) Configuration Management
19 29 (19.59%) LAMP
19 29 (19.59%) Opscode Chef
20 28 (18.92%) KVM
20 28 (18.92%) Java
20 28 (18.92%) EMC
21 27 (18.24%) Nagios
21 27 (18.24%) Unix
21 27 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
22 26 (17.57%) Cisco

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 36 (24.32%) Apache
2 23 (15.54%) Tomcat
3 20 (13.51%) nginx
4 17 (11.49%) JBoss
5 14 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (6.08%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.70%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.14%) SaaS
3 13 (8.78%) IaaS
3 13 (8.78%) OpenShift
4 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.03%) Joyent
7 2 (1.35%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.35%) PaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (34.46%) Firewall
2 22 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.16%) WAN
4 17 (11.49%) DNS
4 17 (11.49%) LAN
5 14 (9.46%) Reverse Proxy
6 13 (8.78%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (8.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (8.78%) VPN
7 10 (6.76%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (5.41%) LDAP
8 8 (5.41%) SAN
9 4 (2.70%) SSL
9 4 (2.70%) VLAN
10 2 (1.35%) BGP
10 2 (1.35%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.35%) HTTP
10 2 (1.35%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.35%) SNMP
10 2 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) MySQL
2 17 (11.49%) MongoDB
2 17 (11.49%) Oracle Database
3 14 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.05%) Redis
6 5 (3.38%) Big Data
7 4 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (22.97%) Jenkins
2 24 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 21 (14.19%) Subversion
4 12 (8.11%) Hudson
5 3 (2.03%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Law
2 12 (8.11%) Publishing
3 6 (4.05%) Games
4 3 (2.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Front Office
5 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Legal
5 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.59%) LAMP
2 17 (11.49%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (4.73%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (4.05%) XML
5 5 (3.38%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (3.38%) CSS
5 5 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.70%) HTML
7 3 (2.03%) Memcached
8 2 (1.35%) Sass
8 2 (1.35%) Web Services
9 1 (0.68%) .NET
9 1 (0.68%) JSON
9 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) EMC VNX
2 14 (9.46%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.43%) Fintech
4 6 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.70%) Replication
6 3 (2.03%) Clustering
6 3 (2.03%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.03%) HP Superdome
6 3 (2.03%) User Experience
7 2 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.35%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.35%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.68%) Online Games
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 148 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (33.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (27.03%) CentOS
4 27 (18.24%) Unix
5 22 (14.86%) Ubuntu
6 14 (9.46%) Solaris
7 11 (7.43%) AIX
8 9 (6.08%) Windows
9 7 (4.73%) Debian
9 7 (4.73%) HPUX
10 4 (2.70%) Fedora
11 3 (2.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
11 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.35%) Android
12 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.35%) SUSE
12 2 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.59%) DevOps
2 31 (20.95%) Configuration Management
3 27 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (14.19%) E-Commerce
5 17 (11.49%) High Availability
5 17 (11.49%) ITIL
5 17 (11.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 16 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 14 (9.46%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (9.46%) Network Design
8 13 (8.78%) Open Source
9 11 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.76%) Migration
11 8 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (4.05%) Load Balancing
14 5 (3.38%) Identity Management
15 4 (2.70%) Change Control
15 4 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 79 (53.38%) Python
2 72 (48.65%) Bash Shell
3 43 (29.05%) Perl
4 37 (25.00%) Ruby
5 28 (18.92%) Java
6 18 (12.16%) PHP
7 14 (9.46%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.05%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.38%) C
10 5 (3.38%) SQL
11 1 (0.68%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) SC Cleared
1 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.78%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.70%) RHCA
4 1 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (34.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (18.92%) KVM
3 23 (15.54%) Xen
4 22 (14.86%) Hyper-V
5 16 (10.81%) VMware ESX
6 15 (10.14%) vSphere
7 14 (9.46%) Docker
8 12 (8.11%) Varnish
9 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
10 6 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (2.03%) vCloud
13 2 (1.35%) qmail
13 2 (1.35%) Squid
13 2 (1.35%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.35%) XenServer
14 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.68%) Postfix
14 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 81 (54.73%) Puppet
2 45 (30.41%) Ansible
3 29 (19.59%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (18.24%) Nagios
5 14 (9.46%) SCCM
6 13 (8.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 13 (8.78%) WSUS
7 7 (4.73%) ZABBIX
8 5 (3.38%) Graphite
8 5 (3.38%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (2.70%) Cacti
9 4 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (2.03%) Capistrano
10 3 (2.03%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.35%) collectd
11 2 (1.35%) Ganglia
11 2 (1.35%) logstash
11 2 (1.35%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (1.35%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (45.27%) VMware
2 48 (32.43%) Red Hat
3 32 (21.62%) Oracle
4 28 (18.92%) EMC
5 26 (17.57%) Cisco
6 13 (8.78%) Qualys
7 11 (7.43%) NetApp
8 9 (6.08%) HP
9 8 (5.41%) Veritas
10 6 (4.05%) Intel
11 5 (3.38%) Dell
11 5 (3.38%) Rackspace
12 4 (2.70%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.70%) SAP
13 3 (2.03%) Citrix
13 3 (2.03%) Veeam
14 2 (1.35%) F5
14 2 (1.35%) Google
14 2 (1.35%) IBM
14 2 (1.35%) Splunk
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago