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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 818 816 804
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 41 85 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.077% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.082% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 31 80 66
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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 -26 20 £55,000 - 2
East of England +13 10 £55,000 +3.77% 1
South East +27 7 £70,000 +27.27% 3
South West - 2 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (58.97%) Red Hat
3 43 (55.13%) MySQL
4 37 (47.44%) CentOS
5 34 (43.59%) Puppet
5 34 (43.59%) DNS
6 33 (42.31%) E-Commerce
7 30 (38.46%) Apache
8 29 (37.18%) Games
8 29 (37.18%) DevOps
9 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
10 27 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (33.33%) Java
12 25 (32.05%) Tomcat
13 24 (30.77%) Oracle
13 24 (30.77%) Ubuntu
14 22 (28.21%) Finance
15 20 (25.64%) Python
16 19 (24.36%) Ruby
17 18 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
17 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
17 18 (23.08%) Online Games
17 18 (23.08%) Online Betting
17 18 (23.08%) DHCP
17 18 (23.08%) HTTP
17 18 (23.08%) SQL
17 18 (23.08%) CMS
17 18 (23.08%) Service Delivery
17 18 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 30 (38.46%) Apache
2 25 (32.05%) Tomcat
3 18 (23.08%) CMS
3 18 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (14.10%) nginx
5 10 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.13%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.59%) DNS
2 18 (23.08%) DHCP
2 18 (23.08%) HTTP
3 10 (12.82%) LDAP
4 7 (8.97%) Firewall
5 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.41%) Internet
6 5 (6.41%) VPN
7 4 (5.13%) SAN
8 3 (3.85%) SSH
9 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.56%) SMTP
10 1 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (55.13%) MySQL
2 18 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.82%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (6.41%) Redis
6 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.10%) Subversion
3 11 (14.10%) Hudson
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 29 (37.18%) Games
2 22 (28.21%) Finance
3 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 18 (23.08%) Online Betting
4 10 (12.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) LAMP
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) CSS
3 3 (3.85%) XML
3 3 (3.85%) JSON
4 2 (2.56%) Memcached
5 1 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Online Games
2 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (47.44%) CentOS
3 24 (30.77%) Ubuntu
4 17 (21.79%) UNIX
5 12 (15.38%) Debian
5 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.69%) Windows
6 6 (7.69%) Solaris
7 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.41%) Android
8 2 (2.56%) HPUX
9 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) E-Commerce
2 29 (37.18%) DevOps
3 18 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 9 (11.54%) ITIL
5 6 (7.69%) Open Source
5 6 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.41%) Time Management
7 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.56%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Server Building
8 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.56%) DRM
8 2 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
2 26 (33.33%) Java
3 20 (25.64%) Python
4 19 (24.36%) Ruby
5 18 (23.08%) SQL
6 17 (21.79%) Perl
7 10 (12.82%) PHP
8 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.41%) Scala
10 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.56%) Bourne shell
11 2 (2.56%) C-shell
11 2 (2.56%) Korn
12 1 (1.28%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.28%) CCNA
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.82%) Varnish
2 10 (12.82%) Docker
3 5 (6.41%) XenApp
4 3 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.56%) Xen
5 2 (2.56%) NFS
6 1 (1.28%) Samba
6 1 (1.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (43.59%) Puppet
2 27 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.26%) Nagios
4 7 (8.97%) logstash
5 5 (6.41%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.41%) Pingdom
5 5 (6.41%) Graphite
5 5 (6.41%) HAProxy
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.56%) Salt
7 2 (2.56%) Ansible
7 2 (2.56%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.28%) Cacti
Vendors
1 46 (58.97%) Red Hat
2 24 (30.77%) Oracle
3 14 (17.95%) Cisco
4 13 (16.67%) VMware
5 7 (8.97%) IBM
5 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.41%) Citrix
6 5 (6.41%) Google
7 3 (3.85%) HP
8 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.56%) New Relic
8 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.56%) Sybase
8 2 (2.56%) EMC
8 2 (2.56%) Sun
8 2 (2.56%) Veritas
8 2 (2.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.28%) Perforce
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