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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 786 756 774
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 54 98 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.10% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.11% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 44 93 73
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,250 £53,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +29.26%
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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(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 -28 24 £58,750 -2.08% 5
South East -20 13 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England +12 12 £55,000 +3.77% 1
South West - 2 £41,250 - 2
Yorkshire -5 1 - -
North East - 1 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 70 (58.33%) Puppet
3 67 (55.83%) Python
4 62 (51.67%) Red Hat
5 57 (47.50%) Bash Shell
6 56 (46.67%) DNS
7 55 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (43.33%) Perl
9 51 (42.50%) CentOS
10 49 (40.83%) DevOps
11 46 (38.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 46 (38.33%) Java
12 45 (37.50%) nginx
13 41 (34.17%) MySQL
13 41 (34.17%) HTTP
14 40 (33.33%) Apache
15 39 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
16 37 (30.83%) Ruby
16 37 (30.83%) Ubuntu
17 31 (25.83%) PHP
18 30 (25.00%) Web Services
18 30 (25.00%) E-Commerce
19 28 (23.33%) Configuration Management
20 27 (22.50%) Debian
20 27 (22.50%) UNIX
20 27 (22.50%) Jenkins
21 26 (21.67%) Windows
22 25 (20.83%) Tomcat
23 24 (20.00%) VMware
23 24 (20.00%) Git (software)

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 45 (37.50%) nginx
2 40 (33.33%) Apache
3 25 (20.83%) Tomcat
4 10 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 9 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (6.67%) CMS
7 5 (4.17%) Jetty
8 4 (3.33%) IIS
8 4 (3.33%) JBoss
9 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.67%) Confluence
10 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.17%) SoftLayer
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.67%) PaaS
5 2 (1.67%) Route 53
5 2 (1.67%) IaaS
5 2 (1.67%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (46.67%) DNS
2 41 (34.17%) HTTP
3 22 (18.33%) Internet
4 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 14 (11.67%) DHCP
6 12 (10.00%) Firewall
6 12 (10.00%) SAN
7 10 (8.33%) SSH
7 10 (8.33%) VPN
7 10 (8.33%) LDAP
8 9 (7.50%) HTTPS
9 7 (5.83%) NAS
10 6 (5.00%) FTP
11 5 (4.17%) SMTP
11 5 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (3.33%) SNMP
12 4 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (2.50%) LAN
13 3 (2.50%) WAN
13 3 (2.50%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (34.17%) MySQL
2 22 (18.33%) NoSQL
3 20 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.83%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.83%) Redis
5 6 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.17%) Big Data
7 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.67%) DB2
9 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 27 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.00%) Subversion
4 15 (12.50%) Hudson
5 4 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (13.33%) Games
2 15 (12.50%) Publishing
3 12 (10.00%) Finance
4 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.67%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (6.67%) CSS
3 6 (5.00%) XML
3 6 (5.00%) LAMP
3 6 (5.00%) JSON
4 4 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.33%) J2EE
5 2 (1.67%) HTML
5 2 (1.67%) Middleware
5 2 (1.67%) libvirt
6 1 (0.83%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Online Games
2 7 (5.83%) Clustering
3 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Celerra
5 1 (0.83%) iDTV
5 1 (0.83%) EMV
5 1 (0.83%) EFT
5 1 (0.83%) BBC
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (42.50%) CentOS
3 46 (38.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (30.83%) Ubuntu
5 27 (22.50%) UNIX
5 27 (22.50%) Debian
6 26 (21.67%) Windows
7 13 (10.83%) Solaris
8 6 (5.00%) Android
8 6 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.50%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.67%) SUSE
11 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.67%) HPUX
11 2 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.83%) DevOps
2 30 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 28 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 19 (15.83%) Information Assurance
5 11 (9.17%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.67%) ITIL
6 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (1.67%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.67%) Build Automation
11 2 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.67%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (1.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (55.83%) Python
2 57 (47.50%) Bash Shell
3 52 (43.33%) Perl
4 46 (38.33%) Java
5 37 (30.83%) Ruby
6 31 (25.83%) PHP
7 19 (15.83%) SQL
8 16 (13.33%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
10 6 (5.00%) Scala
11 2 (1.67%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.67%) C-shell
11 2 (1.67%) Korn
12 1 (0.83%) PHP5
12 1 (0.83%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) C
12 1 (0.83%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.50%) VCP4
2 3 (2.50%) RHCSA
2 3 (2.50%) RHCE
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.17%) Varnish
3 9 (7.50%) KVM
4 7 (5.83%) Docker
5 6 (5.00%) Xen
6 4 (3.33%) vSphere
6 4 (3.33%) XenServer
6 4 (3.33%) NFS
7 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.67%) Samba
8 2 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.67%) Gluster
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.67%) RHEV
8 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.67%) Squid
8 2 (1.67%) oVirt
9 1 (0.83%) LXC
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 70 (58.33%) Puppet
2 55 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (17.50%) Nagios
4 15 (12.50%) Graphite
5 11 (9.17%) Salt
5 11 (9.17%) Ansible
6 7 (5.83%) logstash
7 6 (5.00%) ZABBIX
8 5 (4.17%) Ganglia
9 3 (2.50%) SELinux
9 3 (2.50%) Pingdom
10 2 (1.67%) Zenoss
10 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.67%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.67%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.83%) Munin
11 1 (0.83%) Cacti
11 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 62 (51.67%) Red Hat
2 24 (20.00%) VMware
3 21 (17.50%) Oracle
4 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.33%) EMC
6 9 (7.50%) HP
7 7 (5.83%) Cisco
7 7 (5.83%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.17%) Sony
9 4 (3.33%) NetApp
9 4 (3.33%) Veritas
9 4 (3.33%) Sun
10 3 (2.50%) IBM
10 3 (2.50%) Sybase
10 3 (2.50%) Isilon
10 3 (2.50%) F5
11 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.67%) Compuware
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Brightpearl
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago