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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 821 803 766
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 47 99 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.092% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.097% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 40 97 87
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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
97873 102079 98901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81046 83378 83612
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 1 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 1 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
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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 -54 22 £60,000 - 2
East of England +19 13 £55,000 +3.77% 3
South East -23 9 £43,750 +2.94% 1
South West - 2 £41,250 - 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (56.48%) Red Hat
3 58 (53.70%) Puppet
4 56 (51.85%) Python
5 55 (50.93%) Bash Shell
6 53 (49.07%) DNS
7 50 (46.30%) Perl
8 46 (42.59%) Opscode Chef
9 45 (41.67%) CentOS
10 41 (37.96%) DevOps
11 40 (37.04%) MySQL
11 40 (37.04%) Apache
11 40 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 38 (35.19%) Java
12 38 (35.19%) nginx
13 37 (34.26%) HTTP
14 35 (32.41%) Amazon AWS
15 31 (28.70%) Ubuntu
16 28 (25.93%) PHP
16 28 (25.93%) Tomcat
16 28 (25.93%) E-Commerce
17 27 (25.00%) Web Services
17 27 (25.00%) UNIX
18 26 (24.07%) Configuration Management
18 26 (24.07%) Ruby
19 24 (22.22%) Oracle
19 24 (22.22%) Windows
20 23 (21.30%) Debian
21 22 (20.37%) VMware
22 21 (19.44%) Internet

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (37.04%) Apache
2 38 (35.19%) nginx
3 28 (25.93%) Tomcat
4 10 (9.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (9.26%) CMS
5 9 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (5.56%) OpenStack
7 5 (4.63%) Jetty
7 5 (4.63%) IIS
8 4 (3.70%) JBoss
9 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (32.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.85%) PaaS
3 2 (1.85%) IaaS
3 2 (1.85%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.93%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Route 53
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 53 (49.07%) DNS
2 37 (34.26%) HTTP
3 21 (19.44%) Internet
4 19 (17.59%) TCP/IP
5 15 (13.89%) DHCP
6 12 (11.11%) Firewall
6 12 (11.11%) SAN
7 10 (9.26%) VPN
7 10 (9.26%) LDAP
8 7 (6.48%) SSH
8 7 (6.48%) HTTPS
8 7 (6.48%) NAS
9 5 (4.63%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (4.63%) SMTP
9 5 (4.63%) FTP
10 4 (3.70%) SNMP
10 4 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.78%) LAN
11 3 (2.78%) WAN
11 3 (2.78%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (37.04%) MySQL
2 20 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (12.96%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.48%) Redis
4 7 (6.48%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.85%) DB2
7 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.59%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.96%) Subversion
4 11 (10.19%) Hudson
5 3 (2.78%) JIRA
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (15.74%) Games
2 14 (12.96%) Finance
3 11 (10.19%) Publishing
4 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 10 (9.26%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.85%) Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (6.48%) CSS
3 6 (5.56%) XML
3 6 (5.56%) JSON
4 5 (4.63%) J2EE
4 5 (4.63%) LAMP
5 3 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.85%) libvirt
6 2 (1.85%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) Symfony
7 1 (0.93%) HTML
7 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Online Games
2 6 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (0.93%) Celerra
5 1 (0.93%) iDTV
5 1 (0.93%) EMV
5 1 (0.93%) EFT
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (41.67%) CentOS
3 40 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (28.70%) Ubuntu
5 27 (25.00%) UNIX
6 24 (22.22%) Windows
7 23 (21.30%) Debian
8 13 (12.04%) Solaris
9 6 (5.56%) Android
9 6 (5.56%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.78%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.85%) SUSE
12 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.85%) HPUX
12 2 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.96%) DevOps
2 28 (25.93%) E-Commerce
3 26 (24.07%) Configuration Management
4 18 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 10 (9.26%) Load Balancing
5 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.41%) ITIL
7 7 (6.48%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.78%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.85%) Build Automation
11 2 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.85%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (1.85%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.85%) Python
2 55 (50.93%) Bash Shell
3 50 (46.30%) Perl
4 38 (35.19%) Java
5 28 (25.93%) PHP
6 26 (24.07%) Ruby
7 20 (18.52%) SQL
8 15 (13.89%) Shell Script
9 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
10 6 (5.56%) Scala
11 2 (1.85%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.85%) C-shell
11 2 (1.85%) Korn
12 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.78%) RHCE
2 3 (2.78%) RHCSA
3 2 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.04%) Varnish
3 9 (8.33%) KVM
4 7 (6.48%) Docker
5 4 (3.70%) Xen
5 4 (3.70%) vSphere
5 4 (3.70%) XenServer
5 4 (3.70%) NFS
6 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.85%) Samba
7 2 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.85%) Gluster
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.85%) RHEV
7 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.85%) oVirt
7 2 (1.85%) GFS2
7 2 (1.85%) Squid
8 1 (0.93%) LXC
Systems Management
1 58 (53.70%) Puppet
2 46 (42.59%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (14.81%) Nagios
4 11 (10.19%) Graphite
5 10 (9.26%) Ansible
6 7 (6.48%) logstash
7 5 (4.63%) Salt
8 3 (2.78%) Pingdom
8 3 (2.78%) SELinux
8 3 (2.78%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.85%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.85%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.85%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.85%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.93%) Cacti
10 1 (0.93%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.93%) Munin
10 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 61 (56.48%) Red Hat
2 24 (22.22%) Oracle
3 22 (20.37%) VMware
4 10 (9.26%) EMC
5 9 (8.33%) HP
6 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.48%) Cisco
7 7 (6.48%) Rackspace
8 4 (3.70%) Sun
8 4 (3.70%) NetApp
8 4 (3.70%) Veritas
9 3 (2.78%) IBM
9 3 (2.78%) Sybase
9 3 (2.78%) Isilon
9 3 (2.78%) F5
10 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.85%) Compuware
10 2 (1.85%) Dell
10 2 (1.85%) Symantec
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