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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 802 783 782
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 78 63 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.063% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.067% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 71 59 90
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
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
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +10 63 £55,000 - 6
South East -2 7 £57,500 -20.68%
South West - 3 £45,000 -
North West -17 2 £45,000 +9.75% 1
East of England - 2 £60,750 -
Yorkshire -31 1 £40,000 -30.43%
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 95 (48.47%) CentOS
4 92 (46.94%) MySQL
5 89 (45.41%) Python
5 89 (45.41%) Red Hat
6 83 (42.35%) Ubuntu
7 79 (40.31%) Opscode Chef
8 75 (38.27%) DevOps
9 72 (36.73%) Apache
10 69 (35.20%) Amazon AWS
11 68 (34.69%) Java
12 64 (32.65%) HTTP
12 64 (32.65%) DNS
13 60 (30.61%) Ruby
13 60 (30.61%) Bash Shell
14 59 (30.10%) Debian
15 56 (28.57%) nginx
16 52 (26.53%) Perl
16 52 (26.53%) VMware
17 51 (26.02%) Nagios
18 48 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (22.45%) Redis
20 42 (21.43%) Web Services
20 42 (21.43%) Xen
20 42 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 41 (20.92%) SQL
21 41 (20.92%) Jenkins
22 39 (19.90%) LAMP
23 38 (19.39%) PHP

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 72 (36.73%) Apache
2 56 (28.57%) nginx
3 19 (9.69%) Tomcat
4 17 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (7.65%) Node.js
6 14 (7.14%) CMS
7 13 (6.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (4.08%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.04%) Resin
10 1 (0.51%) Confluence
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Summit
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (35.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.14%) SaaS
3 4 (2.04%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.53%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.53%) Route 53
5 2 (1.02%) Joyent
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (32.65%) HTTP
1 64 (32.65%) DNS
2 27 (13.78%) SSH
3 26 (13.27%) Firewall
4 23 (11.73%) TCP/IP
5 18 (9.18%) DHCP
6 17 (8.67%) HTTPS
6 17 (8.67%) SSL
7 15 (7.65%) SAN
8 14 (7.14%) LDAP
9 11 (5.61%) VPN
10 9 (4.59%) SMTP
10 9 (4.59%) NAS
10 9 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.08%) Internet
12 6 (3.06%) SNMP
13 5 (2.55%) WAN
13 5 (2.55%) LAN
13 5 (2.55%) tcpdump
13 5 (2.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (46.94%) MySQL
2 44 (22.45%) Redis
3 31 (15.82%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (14.29%) Big Data
5 23 (11.73%) NoSQL
6 18 (9.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 16 (8.16%) MongoDB
8 12 (6.12%) Hadoop
9 9 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.04%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.53%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.51%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 41 (20.92%) Jenkins
2 24 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.63%) Mercurial
4 7 (3.57%) Subversion
5 6 (3.06%) Hudson
6 1 (0.51%) JIRA
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 38 (19.39%) Games
2 21 (10.71%) Finance
3 15 (7.65%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.63%) Online Betting
5 9 (4.59%) Publishing
6 4 (2.04%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.43%) Web Services
2 39 (19.90%) LAMP
3 13 (6.63%) Sphinx
4 9 (4.59%) Django
5 7 (3.57%) CSS
6 6 (3.06%) XML
7 5 (2.55%) JSON
8 4 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.04%) Java EE
9 3 (1.53%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.53%) HTML
10 2 (1.02%) SOAP
11 1 (0.51%) .NET
11 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.51%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.71%) Clustering
2 18 (9.18%) Online Games
3 15 (7.65%) Replication
4 14 (7.14%) Social Media
5 13 (6.63%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.10%) 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%) PKI
10 1 (0.51%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) BBC
10 1 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 196 (100.00%) Linux
2 95 (48.47%) CentOS
3 83 (42.35%) Ubuntu
4 59 (30.10%) Debian
5 42 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (17.35%) Windows
7 19 (9.69%) UNIX
8 17 (8.67%) Solaris
8 17 (8.67%) Android
8 17 (8.67%) Apple iOS
9 14 (7.14%) FreeBSD
10 13 (6.63%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (38.27%) DevOps
2 34 (17.35%) E-Commerce
2 34 (17.35%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.73%) Configuration Management
4 15 (7.65%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.55%) Build Automation
9 5 (2.55%) Social Media Monitoring
9 5 (2.55%) Project Management
9 5 (2.55%) B2B
10 4 (2.04%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.04%) Scrum
10 4 (2.04%) Analytics
11 3 (1.53%) ITIL
11 3 (1.53%) Risk Management
12 2 (1.02%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (45.41%) Python
2 68 (34.69%) Java
3 60 (30.61%) Ruby
3 60 (30.61%) Bash Shell
4 52 (26.53%) Perl
5 41 (20.92%) SQL
6 38 (19.39%) PHP
7 17 (8.67%) Scala
8 9 (4.59%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.57%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.06%) AWK
11 3 (1.53%) sed
12 2 (1.02%) C
13 1 (0.51%) C++
13 1 (0.51%) Golang
13 1 (0.51%) Korn
13 1 (0.51%) PHP5
13 1 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (6.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.04%) PhD
3 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.63%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (21.43%) Xen
3 12 (6.12%) KVM
4 10 (5.10%) XenServer
5 6 (3.06%) Varnish
6 5 (2.55%) vSphere
7 3 (1.53%) Docker
8 2 (1.02%) Postfix
9 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 117 (59.69%) Puppet
2 79 (40.31%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (26.02%) Nagios
4 25 (12.76%) Salt
5 18 (9.18%) ZABBIX
6 17 (8.67%) Ansible
6 17 (8.67%) logstash
7 14 (7.14%) Cacti
8 9 (4.59%) Ganglia
9 4 (2.04%) Munin
10 3 (1.53%) SCOM
11 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.02%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.51%) Scalr
12 1 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 89 (45.41%) Red Hat
2 52 (26.53%) VMware
3 24 (12.24%) Oracle
4 11 (5.61%) Citrix
4 11 (5.61%) Rackspace
5 8 (4.08%) JBoss
5 8 (4.08%) SoftLayer
6 6 (3.06%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.55%) Sun
7 5 (2.55%) Cisco
8 4 (2.04%) Sony
9 3 (1.53%) HP
10 2 (1.02%) Veritas
10 2 (1.02%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.02%) Percona
11 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.51%) Infor
11 1 (0.51%) Remedy
11 1 (0.51%) NetApp
11 1 (0.51%) SAP
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