The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 787 760 795
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 82 69 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.068% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.072% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 77 64 66
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator across the England region.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in England

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -28 65 £55,000 - 6
South East -14 7 £55,000 -16.98% 1
East of England - 7 £53,000 - 1
North East - 2 £37,750 -
Yorkshire -28 1 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
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Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 187 (100.00%) Linux
2 117 (62.57%) Puppet
3 101 (54.01%) MySQL
4 96 (51.34%) Ubuntu
5 88 (47.06%) Red Hat
6 87 (46.52%) CentOS
7 82 (43.85%) Apache
8 78 (41.71%) Opscode Chef
9 75 (40.11%) Python
10 74 (39.57%) DevOps
11 70 (37.43%) Debian
12 67 (35.83%) Amazon AWS
13 64 (34.22%) Java
14 63 (33.69%) HTTP
15 62 (33.16%) DNS
16 54 (28.88%) nginx
17 52 (27.81%) Redis
17 52 (27.81%) Ruby
18 48 (25.67%) Games
18 48 (25.67%) Perl
19 45 (24.06%) Bash Shell
20 43 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 41 (21.93%) Jenkins
21 41 (21.93%) VMware
21 41 (21.93%) Nagios
22 39 (20.86%) PHP
22 39 (20.86%) E-Commerce
23 38 (20.32%) Web Services
24 36 (19.25%) SQL
24 36 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 82 (43.85%) Apache
2 54 (28.88%) nginx
3 24 (12.83%) Tomcat
4 23 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (9.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 18 (9.63%) CMS
6 13 (6.95%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 67 (35.83%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.49%) SaaS
3 6 (3.21%) Joyent
4 5 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.14%) GitHub
6 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.07%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 63 (33.69%) HTTP
2 62 (33.16%) DNS
3 31 (16.58%) Firewall
4 23 (12.30%) TCP/IP
5 22 (11.76%) DHCP
6 20 (10.70%) SSH
7 19 (10.16%) LDAP
8 18 (9.63%) SSL
9 15 (8.02%) VPN
10 12 (6.42%) HTTPS
11 11 (5.88%) SAN
12 10 (5.35%) SMTP
13 9 (4.81%) VLAN
14 7 (3.74%) NAS
15 6 (3.21%) SNMP
15 6 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (2.14%) VoIP
16 4 (2.14%) IPv4
16 4 (2.14%) Wireshark
16 4 (2.14%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (54.01%) MySQL
2 52 (27.81%) Redis
3 35 (18.72%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (14.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 21 (11.23%) NoSQL
6 19 (10.16%) MongoDB
7 18 (9.63%) Big Data
8 5 (2.67%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.60%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (21.93%) Jenkins
2 25 (13.37%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.95%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 48 (25.67%) Games
2 23 (12.30%) Finance
3 19 (10.16%) Telecoms
4 18 (9.63%) Online Betting
5 4 (2.14%) Publishing
5 4 (2.14%) Retail
6 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.32%) Web Services
2 34 (18.18%) LAMP
3 13 (6.95%) Sphinx
3 13 (6.95%) Django
4 9 (4.81%) JSON
4 9 (4.81%) XML
4 9 (4.81%) CSS
5 3 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.60%) MSMQ
5 3 (1.60%) .NET
6 2 (1.07%) SOAP
7 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.83%) Online Games
2 15 (8.02%) Social Media
3 14 (7.49%) Replication
4 13 (6.95%) Clustering
5 12 (6.42%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.88%) Open Source
7 4 (2.14%) Blog
8 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.07%) Equities
9 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Linux
2 96 (51.34%) Ubuntu
3 87 (46.52%) CentOS
4 70 (37.43%) Debian
5 43 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (12.30%) Solaris
6 23 (12.30%) UNIX
6 23 (12.30%) Android
6 23 (12.30%) Apple iOS
7 21 (11.23%) Windows
8 15 (8.02%) FreeBSD
9 13 (6.95%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (39.57%) DevOps
2 39 (20.86%) E-Commerce
3 31 (16.58%) Load Balancing
4 19 (10.16%) Service Delivery
5 18 (9.63%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.49%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (5.35%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (5.35%) Analytics
8 9 (4.81%) Build Automation
9 7 (3.74%) B2B
10 6 (3.21%) Scrum
11 5 (2.67%) Social Media Monitoring
11 5 (2.67%) Project Management
12 4 (2.14%) User Experience Design
12 4 (2.14%) Release Management
13 3 (1.60%) Low Latency
13 3 (1.60%) Risk Management
14 2 (1.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (1.07%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (1.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (40.11%) Python
2 64 (34.22%) Java
3 52 (27.81%) Ruby
4 48 (25.67%) Perl
5 45 (24.06%) Bash Shell
6 39 (20.86%) PHP
7 36 (19.25%) SQL
8 23 (12.30%) Scala
9 12 (6.42%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.81%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.21%) AWK
12 2 (1.07%) sed
12 2 (1.07%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.53%) Golang
13 1 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (4.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) PhD
3 3 (1.60%) RHCE
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.02%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (17.11%) Xen
3 15 (8.02%) KVM
4 11 (5.88%) XenServer
5 4 (2.14%) vSphere
6 3 (1.60%) Docker
6 3 (1.60%) NFS
7 2 (1.07%) Postfix
8 1 (0.53%) Varnish
8 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 117 (62.57%) Puppet
2 78 (41.71%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (21.93%) Nagios
4 23 (12.30%) logstash
5 15 (8.02%) Cacti
6 13 (6.95%) Salt
7 12 (6.42%) Ansible
8 11 (5.88%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.60%) SCOM
9 3 (1.60%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.07%) Opsview
10 2 (1.07%) Ganglia
10 2 (1.07%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.53%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.53%) Scalr
Vendors
1 88 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 41 (21.93%) VMware
3 29 (15.51%) Oracle
4 12 (6.42%) Rackspace
4 12 (6.42%) Citrix
5 5 (2.67%) JBoss
6 4 (2.14%) Cisco
6 4 (2.14%) Facebook
6 4 (2.14%) Twitter
7 3 (1.60%) Percona
7 3 (1.60%) Sun
8 2 (1.07%) HP
8 2 (1.07%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.07%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.07%) Zend
9 1 (0.53%) Splunk
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum c£40k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Theale, Berkshire
i-KMP Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago