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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 804 782 787
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 84 71 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.071% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.076% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 79 63 87
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +25.00%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 +17 66 £55,000 - 4
South East -20 9 £55,000 -16.98% 2
East of England -13 4 £56,000 -
North West -16 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire -45 1 £40,000 -30.43%
South West - 1 - -
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Linux
2 117 (59.69%) Puppet
3 97 (49.49%) MySQL
4 95 (48.47%) CentOS
5 93 (47.45%) Red Hat
6 86 (43.88%) Ubuntu
7 85 (43.37%) Python
8 78 (39.80%) Opscode Chef
9 77 (39.29%) Apache
10 74 (37.76%) DevOps
11 72 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
12 65 (33.16%) HTTP
12 65 (33.16%) DNS
13 63 (32.14%) Java
14 62 (31.63%) Debian
15 59 (30.10%) Bash Shell
16 56 (28.57%) nginx
17 54 (27.55%) Ruby
18 53 (27.04%) VMware
19 51 (26.02%) Perl
20 49 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 48 (24.49%) Nagios
22 47 (23.98%) Redis
23 45 (22.96%) Web Services
24 42 (21.43%) Games
24 42 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 41 (20.92%) Xen
25 41 (20.92%) SQL
26 40 (20.41%) PHP
27 38 (19.39%) LAMP

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 77 (39.29%) Apache
2 56 (28.57%) nginx
3 21 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 19 (9.69%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (8.16%) CMS
6 15 (7.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 14 (7.14%) Node.js
8 5 (2.55%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.04%) Resin
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Summit
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 72 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.63%) SaaS
3 4 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.04%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.53%) Joyent
5 2 (1.02%) Route 53
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 65 (33.16%) HTTP
1 65 (33.16%) DNS
2 29 (14.80%) Firewall
3 24 (12.24%) SSH
4 23 (11.73%) TCP/IP
5 20 (10.20%) DHCP
6 17 (8.67%) SSL
7 16 (8.16%) LDAP
8 15 (7.65%) HTTPS
9 14 (7.14%) SAN
10 12 (6.12%) VPN
11 10 (5.10%) SMTP
12 9 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (4.59%) NAS
13 7 (3.57%) Internet
14 6 (3.06%) VLAN
14 6 (3.06%) SNMP
15 5 (2.55%) WAN
15 5 (2.55%) LAN
15 5 (2.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (49.49%) MySQL
2 47 (23.98%) Redis
3 32 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (12.24%) Big Data
5 21 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 20 (10.20%) NoSQL
7 18 (9.18%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.59%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.53%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (19.39%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.73%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.63%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.04%) Subversion
5 3 (1.53%) Hudson
General
1 42 (21.43%) Games
2 22 (11.22%) Finance
3 17 (8.67%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.65%) Online Betting
5 6 (3.06%) Publishing
6 4 (2.04%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.96%) Web Services
2 38 (19.39%) LAMP
3 13 (6.63%) Sphinx
4 11 (5.61%) Django
5 7 (3.57%) XML
5 7 (3.57%) CSS
6 6 (3.06%) JSON
7 4 (2.04%) Java EE
8 3 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.53%) MSMQ
9 2 (1.02%) SOAP
9 2 (1.02%) HTML
9 2 (1.02%) .NET
9 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.51%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.71%) Online Games
2 19 (9.69%) Clustering
3 15 (7.65%) Replication
4 14 (7.14%) Social Media
5 13 (6.63%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.61%) Open Source
7 4 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.53%) Equities
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
10 1 (0.51%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) DTV
10 1 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 196 (100.00%) Linux
2 95 (48.47%) CentOS
3 86 (43.88%) Ubuntu
4 62 (31.63%) Debian
5 42 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (15.82%) Windows
7 20 (10.20%) UNIX
8 19 (9.69%) Apple iOS
8 19 (9.69%) Android
9 18 (9.18%) Solaris
10 15 (7.65%) FreeBSD
11 13 (6.63%) OpenBSD
12 2 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.76%) DevOps
2 36 (18.37%) E-Commerce
3 34 (17.35%) Load Balancing
4 21 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 17 (8.67%) Service Delivery
6 14 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (3.57%) Analytics
7 7 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (3.06%) Build Automation
8 6 (3.06%) B2B
8 6 (3.06%) Scrum
9 5 (2.55%) Project Management
9 5 (2.55%) Social Media Monitoring
10 4 (2.04%) Software Engineering
11 3 (1.53%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (1.53%) Risk Management
11 3 (1.53%) Release Management
12 2 (1.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.02%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.02%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 85 (43.37%) Python
2 63 (32.14%) Java
3 59 (30.10%) Bash Shell
4 54 (27.55%) Ruby
5 51 (26.02%) Perl
6 41 (20.92%) SQL
7 40 (20.41%) PHP
8 19 (9.69%) Scala
9 9 (4.59%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.57%) AWK
10 7 (3.57%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.53%) sed
12 2 (1.02%) C
12 2 (1.02%) C++
13 1 (0.51%) Golang
13 1 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (6.63%) Degree
2 4 (2.04%) PhD
3 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (20.92%) Xen
3 14 (7.14%) KVM
4 11 (5.61%) XenServer
5 5 (2.55%) vSphere
6 4 (2.04%) Varnish
7 3 (1.53%) Docker
8 2 (1.02%) Postfix
9 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 117 (59.69%) Puppet
2 78 (39.80%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (24.49%) Nagios
4 20 (10.20%) Salt
5 19 (9.69%) logstash
6 16 (8.16%) ZABBIX
7 15 (7.65%) Ansible
8 14 (7.14%) Cacti
9 6 (3.06%) Ganglia
10 4 (2.04%) Munin
11 3 (1.53%) SCOM
12 2 (1.02%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.02%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.51%) Scalr
13 1 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 93 (47.45%) Red Hat
2 53 (27.04%) VMware
3 27 (13.78%) Oracle
4 12 (6.12%) Citrix
4 12 (6.12%) Rackspace
5 8 (4.08%) JBoss
6 5 (2.55%) Cisco
6 5 (2.55%) SoftLayer
7 4 (2.04%) Sun
8 3 (1.53%) HP
8 3 (1.53%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.53%) Percona
9 2 (1.02%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.51%) Facebook
10 1 (0.51%) Twitter
10 1 (0.51%) Infor
10 1 (0.51%) Sony
10 1 (0.51%) SAP
10 1 (0.51%) NetApp
10 1 (0.51%) Veritas
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: 22 days ago