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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 798 804 797
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 78 58 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.057% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.061% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 64 54 87
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
100922 95486 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83180 80190 88897
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
(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 +20 59 £57,500 +4.54% 5
South East +4 12 £57,500 -20.68% 2
South West - 3 £45,000 -
East of England - 2 £60,750 -
North West -17 1 £45,000 +7.78% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Linux
2 111 (63.43%) Puppet
3 88 (50.29%) Python
4 85 (48.57%) CentOS
5 77 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
5 77 (44.00%) Red Hat
6 73 (41.71%) MySQL
7 70 (40.00%) Ubuntu
8 67 (38.29%) DNS
9 66 (37.71%) Bash Shell
10 65 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
11 64 (36.57%) Java
12 62 (35.43%) DevOps
13 61 (34.86%) HTTP
14 58 (33.14%) Ruby
15 55 (31.43%) Perl
16 54 (30.86%) nginx
17 53 (30.29%) Apache
18 52 (29.71%) VMware
19 51 (29.14%) Nagios
20 48 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 47 (26.86%) Debian
22 44 (25.14%) Web Services
23 40 (22.86%) SQL
23 40 (22.86%) Jenkins
24 39 (22.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 38 (21.71%) Xen
26 37 (21.14%) Windows
27 35 (20.00%) PHP
28 32 (18.29%) LAMP

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 54 (30.86%) nginx
2 53 (30.29%) Apache
3 15 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.86%) Node.js
4 12 (6.86%) OpenStack
4 12 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (5.71%) CMS
6 9 (5.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (4.57%) JBoss
8 4 (2.29%) Resin
9 2 (1.14%) Confluence
9 2 (1.14%) IIS
10 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.29%) SaaS
3 4 (2.29%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (2.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.71%) Route 53
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.57%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (38.29%) DNS
2 61 (34.86%) HTTP
3 30 (17.14%) SSH
4 23 (13.14%) TCP/IP
5 21 (12.00%) HTTPS
5 21 (12.00%) Firewall
6 16 (9.14%) DHCP
7 15 (8.57%) SAN
8 14 (8.00%) SSL
9 12 (6.86%) Internet
10 10 (5.71%) LDAP
11 9 (5.14%) NAS
12 8 (4.57%) VPN
13 7 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (3.43%) SNMP
14 6 (3.43%) SMTP
15 5 (2.86%) BGP
15 5 (2.86%) tcpdump
15 5 (2.86%) Wireshark
16 4 (2.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (41.71%) MySQL
2 31 (17.71%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (17.71%) Redis
3 28 (16.00%) Big Data
4 23 (13.14%) NoSQL
5 15 (8.57%) Hadoop
6 13 (7.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (6.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (5.71%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.71%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 40 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 23 (13.14%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.29%) Subversion
4 10 (5.71%) Mercurial
4 10 (5.71%) Hudson
5 2 (1.14%) JIRA
5 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (14.86%) Games
2 19 (10.86%) Finance
3 13 (7.43%) Publishing
4 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.14%) Online Betting
6 5 (2.86%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.14%) Web Services
2 32 (18.29%) LAMP
3 10 (5.71%) Sphinx
4 7 (4.00%) CSS
5 5 (2.86%) XML
6 4 (2.29%) Java EE
6 4 (2.29%) JSON
6 4 (2.29%) Django
6 4 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.29%) HTML
7 3 (1.71%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.57%) Middleware
8 1 (0.57%) WAMP
8 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.86%) Clustering
2 11 (6.29%) Replication
2 11 (6.29%) Online Games
2 11 (6.29%) Social Media
3 9 (5.14%) Open Source
4 8 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.71%) Equities
7 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.57%) iPad
8 1 (0.57%) PKI
8 1 (0.57%) Statistics
8 1 (0.57%) BBC
8 1 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 175 (100.00%) Linux
2 85 (48.57%) CentOS
3 70 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 47 (26.86%) Debian
5 39 (22.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (21.14%) Windows
7 18 (10.29%) UNIX
8 12 (6.86%) Solaris
8 12 (6.86%) Android
8 12 (6.86%) Apple iOS
9 10 (5.71%) OpenBSD
9 10 (5.71%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.57%) AIX
10 1 (0.57%) SELinux
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.43%) DevOps
2 30 (17.14%) E-Commerce
2 30 (17.14%) Load Balancing
3 26 (14.86%) Configuration Management
4 12 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (6.29%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.29%) Mentoring
6 5 (2.86%) Scrum
6 5 (2.86%) Information Assurance
6 5 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.29%) ITIL
7 4 (2.29%) Build Automation
7 4 (2.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (2.29%) Project Management
8 3 (1.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.71%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.14%) B2B
9 2 (1.14%) Web Development
9 2 (1.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (50.29%) Python
2 66 (37.71%) Bash Shell
3 64 (36.57%) Java
4 58 (33.14%) Ruby
5 55 (31.43%) Perl
6 40 (22.86%) SQL
7 35 (20.00%) PHP
8 12 (6.86%) Scala
9 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.71%) C
11 3 (1.71%) AWK
11 3 (1.71%) sed
12 1 (0.57%) Golang
12 1 (0.57%) Korn
12 1 (0.57%) PHP5
12 1 (0.57%) Groovy
12 1 (0.57%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (6.86%) Degree
2 4 (2.29%) PhD
3 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (21.71%) Xen
3 10 (5.71%) Varnish
4 7 (4.00%) KVM
5 6 (3.43%) XenServer
6 5 (2.86%) vSphere
7 4 (2.29%) Docker
8 2 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.14%) Postfix
9 1 (0.57%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 111 (63.43%) Puppet
2 77 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (29.14%) Nagios
4 31 (17.71%) Salt
5 22 (12.57%) Ansible
6 19 (10.86%) ZABBIX
7 12 (6.86%) logstash
8 11 (6.29%) Cacti
8 11 (6.29%) Ganglia
9 4 (2.29%) Munin
10 3 (1.71%) SCOM
11 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.14%) Zenoss
11 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 77 (44.00%) Red Hat
2 52 (29.71%) VMware
3 19 (10.86%) Oracle
4 11 (6.29%) SoftLayer
5 9 (5.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.57%) Rackspace
7 7 (4.00%) Sony
8 6 (3.43%) Sun
8 6 (3.43%) Citrix
9 5 (2.86%) Cisco
10 3 (1.71%) Veritas
10 3 (1.71%) HP
11 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.14%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.57%) Infor
12 1 (0.57%) F5
12 1 (0.57%) Percona
12 1 (0.57%) Remedy
12 1 (0.57%) EMC
12 1 (0.57%) NetApp
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