The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Senior Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 862 870 846
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 44 52 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 125
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
89934 96186 106572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.53% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76512 79745 88117
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 32 £55,000 -4.34% 3
South East +7 8 £75,000 +66.66%
East of England +7 2 £43,750 -20.45%
North East +2 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Senior Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (51.25%) VMware
3 39 (48.75%) Bash Shell
3 39 (48.75%) Puppet
3 39 (48.75%) DevOps
4 36 (45.00%) MySQL
5 31 (38.75%) CentOS
6 30 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (36.25%) Red Hat
8 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
9 26 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (32.50%) Nagios
10 24 (30.00%) LAMP
10 24 (30.00%) Python
10 24 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (28.75%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (27.50%) DNS
13 20 (25.00%) Unix
14 19 (23.75%) Ubuntu
15 17 (21.25%) PHP
16 16 (20.00%) Cisco
17 15 (18.75%) LDAP
17 15 (18.75%) Apache
17 15 (18.75%) Ruby
18 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
18 14 (17.50%) Ansible
19 13 (16.25%) HAProxy
19 13 (16.25%) Subversion
19 13 (16.25%) Windows
19 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (18.75%) Apache
2 12 (15.00%) nginx
3 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.00%) JBoss
5 4 (5.00%) Resin
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.75%) Confluence
6 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.50%) IIS
7 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) GitHub
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.75%) Google Apps
4 3 (3.75%) Route 53
5 2 (2.50%) IaaS
6 1 (1.25%) Joyent
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.50%) DNS
2 15 (18.75%) LDAP
3 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.00%) SAN
5 11 (13.75%) Firewall
6 9 (11.25%) Kerberos
7 8 (10.00%) DHCP
8 7 (8.75%) VLAN
9 6 (7.50%) iSCSI
10 5 (6.25%) LAN
10 5 (6.25%) VPN
11 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.00%) NAS
11 4 (5.00%) VoIP
12 3 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.75%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (3.75%) SSL
12 3 (3.75%) WAN
13 2 (2.50%) Network Security
13 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.00%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.25%) MariaDB
4 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.75%) Big Data
5 3 (3.75%) DB2
5 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.50%) Redis
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (16.25%) Subversion
4 5 (6.25%) GitLab
4 5 (6.25%) Hudson
4 5 (6.25%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.00%) JIRA
5 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.75%) Gradle
6 3 (3.75%) Maven
6 3 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (7.50%) Law
1 6 (7.50%) Marketing
2 5 (6.25%) Publishing
3 4 (5.00%) Back Office
4 3 (3.75%) Finance
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) LAMP
2 10 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (7.50%) ELK Stack
4 5 (6.25%) Web Services
5 3 (3.75%) CSS
5 3 (3.75%) REST
5 3 (3.75%) SOAP
6 2 (2.50%) HTML
6 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.25%) .NET
7 1 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.25%) JSON
7 1 (1.25%) Memcached
7 1 (1.25%) SAML
7 1 (1.25%) Sensu
7 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.50%) Fintech
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (3.75%) Clustering
6 3 (3.75%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.75%) User Experience
6 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.50%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.25%) iPad
8 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (38.75%) CentOS
3 24 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (25.00%) Unix
5 19 (23.75%) Ubuntu
6 13 (16.25%) Windows
7 10 (12.50%) Solaris
7 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
8 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.25%) HPUX
10 3 (3.75%) Debian
10 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.50%) AIX
11 2 (2.50%) SUSE
11 2 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) DevOps
2 13 (16.25%) Configuration Management
3 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.50%) High Availability
7 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.25%) Open Source
8 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.00%) Password Management
9 3 (3.75%) Computer Security
9 3 (3.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.75%) ERP
9 3 (3.75%) Kernel Tuning
9 3 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.75%) Software Architecture
9 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) Bash Shell
2 24 (30.00%) Python
3 17 (21.25%) PHP
4 15 (18.75%) Ruby
5 13 (16.25%) Shell Script
6 11 (13.75%) Java
7 10 (12.50%) Perl
8 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.25%) SQL
10 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.75%) C
12 1 (1.25%) VB
12 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) CCNP
1 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.50%) CCNA
2 2 (2.50%) MCITP
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) CCDE
3 1 (1.25%) CCIE
3 1 (1.25%) CCSP
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.00%) Docker
3 11 (13.75%) KVM
4 8 (10.00%) NFS
4 8 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (8.75%) vSphere
6 5 (6.25%) Varnish
7 3 (3.75%) Corosync
7 3 (3.75%) vCloud
7 3 (3.75%) Xen
8 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.50%) XenServer
9 1 (1.25%) iptables
9 1 (1.25%) LXC
9 1 (1.25%) Postfix
9 1 (1.25%) Samba
9 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (48.75%) Puppet
2 26 (32.50%) Nagios
2 26 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (17.50%) Ansible
4 13 (16.25%) HAProxy
5 8 (10.00%) Cacti
6 5 (6.25%) NetBackup
7 4 (5.00%) Check_MK
7 4 (5.00%) logstash
7 4 (5.00%) OSSEC
7 4 (5.00%) SELinux
8 3 (3.75%) Casper Suite
8 3 (3.75%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (3.75%) Pacemaker
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (3.75%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.50%) cPanel
9 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.25%) Graphite
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) VMware
2 29 (36.25%) Red Hat
3 16 (20.00%) Cisco
4 9 (11.25%) Oracle
5 7 (8.75%) Citrix
5 7 (8.75%) EMC
5 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.50%) HP
6 6 (7.50%) IBM
6 6 (7.50%) Percona
7 4 (5.00%) ATG
7 4 (5.00%) Juniper
7 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.75%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.75%) Apple
8 3 (3.75%) Dell
8 3 (3.75%) Google
8 3 (3.75%) SAP
9 1 (1.25%) Brocade
9 1 (1.25%) F5
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