The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 800 796 799
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 70 60 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.059% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.062% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 66 55 62
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £63,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
Senior Linux Systems 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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +3 61 £55,000 - 5
South East -9 4 £47,500 -34.48% 1
East of England - 4 £53,000 -
Yorkshire -35 1 £40,000 -30.43%
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Linux
2 109 (61.93%) Puppet
3 94 (53.41%) MySQL
4 90 (51.14%) Ubuntu
5 85 (48.30%) CentOS
6 84 (47.73%) Red Hat
7 79 (44.89%) Python
8 77 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
9 74 (42.05%) Apache
10 68 (38.64%) DevOps
11 66 (37.50%) Debian
12 64 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
13 63 (35.80%) HTTP
14 60 (34.09%) DNS
15 56 (31.82%) Java
16 54 (30.68%) nginx
17 51 (28.98%) Bash Shell
18 50 (28.41%) Ruby
19 48 (27.27%) Redis
19 48 (27.27%) VMware
20 46 (26.14%) Perl
21 44 (25.00%) Nagios
21 44 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 42 (23.86%) Games
22 42 (23.86%) Web Services
23 41 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 40 (22.73%) Xen
25 38 (21.59%) PHP
26 37 (21.02%) E-Commerce
27 36 (20.45%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 74 (42.05%) Apache
2 54 (30.68%) nginx
3 21 (11.93%) Tomcat
4 20 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 16 (9.09%) CMS
6 13 (7.39%) Node.js
7 4 (2.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 64 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.39%) SaaS
3 4 (2.27%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (2.27%) Joyent
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.14%) GitHub
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 63 (35.80%) HTTP
2 60 (34.09%) DNS
3 26 (14.77%) Firewall
4 23 (13.07%) SSH
5 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 20 (11.36%) DHCP
7 18 (10.23%) SSL
8 16 (9.09%) LDAP
9 14 (7.95%) HTTPS
10 13 (7.39%) VPN
11 10 (5.68%) SAN
12 9 (5.11%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (5.11%) SMTP
13 7 (3.98%) VLAN
14 6 (3.41%) NAS
14 6 (3.41%) SNMP
15 5 (2.84%) tcpdump
15 5 (2.84%) Wireshark
16 4 (2.27%) IPv4
16 4 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (53.41%) MySQL
2 48 (27.27%) Redis
3 32 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 21 (11.93%) Big Data
6 18 (10.23%) MongoDB
6 18 (10.23%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.55%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.70%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 36 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.39%) Mercurial
General
1 42 (23.86%) Games
2 20 (11.36%) Finance
3 17 (9.66%) Telecoms
4 16 (9.09%) Online Betting
5 4 (2.27%) Publishing
6 3 (1.70%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.86%) Web Services
2 36 (20.45%) LAMP
3 13 (7.39%) Sphinx
4 12 (6.82%) Django
5 7 (3.98%) JSON
5 7 (3.98%) XML
5 7 (3.98%) CSS
6 3 (1.70%) .NET
6 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.70%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.70%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.14%) SOAP
8 1 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.50%) Online Games
2 14 (7.95%) Replication
2 14 (7.95%) Clustering
3 13 (7.39%) Social Media
4 12 (6.82%) Open Source
4 12 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.70%) Equities
5 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) Blog
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 176 (100.00%) Linux
2 90 (51.14%) Ubuntu
3 85 (48.30%) CentOS
4 66 (37.50%) Debian
5 41 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (12.50%) Windows
7 20 (11.36%) UNIX
7 20 (11.36%) Apple iOS
7 20 (11.36%) Android
8 19 (10.80%) Solaris
9 15 (8.52%) FreeBSD
10 13 (7.39%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.57%) AIX
11 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (38.64%) DevOps
2 37 (21.02%) E-Commerce
3 29 (16.48%) Load Balancing
4 19 (10.80%) Configuration Management
5 17 (9.66%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (4.55%) Analytics
8 7 (3.98%) Build Automation
8 7 (3.98%) Scrum
8 7 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.41%) B2B
10 5 (2.84%) Project Management
10 5 (2.84%) Social Media Monitoring
11 4 (2.27%) Release Management
12 3 (1.70%) Risk Management
12 3 (1.70%) Low Latency
13 2 (1.14%) User Experience Design
13 2 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (1.14%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (1.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.89%) Python
2 56 (31.82%) Java
3 51 (28.98%) Bash Shell
4 50 (28.41%) Ruby
5 46 (26.14%) Perl
6 38 (21.59%) PHP
7 36 (20.45%) SQL
8 20 (11.36%) Scala
9 8 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.98%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.41%) AWK
12 3 (1.70%) sed
13 1 (0.57%) Golang
13 1 (0.57%) C
13 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (3.98%) Degree
2 4 (2.27%) PhD
3 1 (0.57%) RHCE
3 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (22.73%) Xen
3 15 (8.52%) KVM
4 11 (6.25%) XenServer
5 4 (2.27%) vSphere
6 3 (1.70%) Docker
7 2 (1.14%) Postfix
8 1 (0.57%) NFS
8 1 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 109 (61.93%) Puppet
2 77 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (25.00%) Nagios
4 20 (11.36%) logstash
5 18 (10.23%) Salt
6 15 (8.52%) ZABBIX
6 15 (8.52%) Cacti
7 14 (7.95%) Ansible
8 5 (2.84%) Ganglia
9 3 (1.70%) SCOM
9 3 (1.70%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.14%) Opsview
10 2 (1.14%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.57%) Scalr
Vendors
1 84 (47.73%) Red Hat
2 48 (27.27%) VMware
3 25 (14.20%) Oracle
4 13 (7.39%) Rackspace
5 12 (6.82%) Citrix
6 4 (2.27%) SoftLayer
6 4 (2.27%) JBoss
7 3 (1.70%) Cisco
7 3 (1.70%) Sun
7 3 (1.70%) Percona
8 2 (1.14%) Facebook
8 2 (1.14%) Twitter
8 2 (1.14%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) Zend
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
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Linux Recruit
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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