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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 831 800 782
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 37 101 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.091% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.096% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 32 100 75
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +29.26%
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
98006 104685 98144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.59% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80950 85693 82553
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 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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 -23 16 £67,500 +12.50% 2
East of England +25 14 £55,000 +3.77% 1
South West - 4 - -
South East -4 2 £48,750 +5.40% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (51.90%) Red Hat
3 38 (48.10%) MySQL
4 37 (46.84%) CentOS
5 36 (45.57%) Java
6 34 (43.04%) Puppet
7 33 (41.77%) DevOps
7 33 (41.77%) DNS
8 28 (35.44%) Tomcat
9 27 (34.18%) Python
9 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
10 26 (32.91%) E-Commerce
11 24 (30.38%) Ubuntu
12 23 (29.11%) Games
12 23 (29.11%) Apache
12 23 (29.11%) Oracle
12 23 (29.11%) UNIX
13 22 (27.85%) Perl
13 22 (27.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (25.32%) Ruby
15 19 (24.05%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (24.05%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (22.78%) VMware
16 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (22.78%) Windows
17 17 (21.52%) SQL
17 17 (21.52%) DHCP
17 17 (21.52%) HTTP
17 17 (21.52%) Debian
17 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 28 (35.44%) Tomcat
2 23 (29.11%) Apache
3 13 (16.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 13 (16.46%) CMS
3 13 (16.46%) nginx
4 9 (11.39%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (6.33%) Jetty
6 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.53%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) JBoss
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (41.77%) DNS
2 17 (21.52%) DHCP
2 17 (21.52%) HTTP
3 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.39%) LDAP
4 9 (11.39%) Firewall
5 8 (10.13%) SAN
6 7 (8.86%) VPN
7 5 (6.33%) SMTP
7 5 (6.33%) FTP
7 5 (6.33%) NAS
7 5 (6.33%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.80%) InfiniBand
8 3 (3.80%) LAN
8 3 (3.80%) WAN
8 3 (3.80%) SNMP
8 3 (3.80%) Internet
9 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.53%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (48.10%) MySQL
2 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.86%) Redis
4 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.53%) DB2
8 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.92%) Subversion
4 8 (10.13%) Hudson
5 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 23 (29.11%) Games
2 15 (18.99%) Finance
3 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 13 (16.46%) Online Betting
4 8 (10.13%) Publishing
5 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) CSS
1 5 (6.33%) Web Services
1 5 (6.33%) XML
1 5 (6.33%) JSON
2 4 (5.06%) J2EE
2 4 (5.06%) LAMP
3 3 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Online Games
2 4 (5.06%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Open Source
5 1 (1.27%) Celerra
5 1 (1.27%) iDTV
5 1 (1.27%) EMV
5 1 (1.27%) EFT
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (46.84%) CentOS
3 24 (30.38%) Ubuntu
4 23 (29.11%) UNIX
5 22 (27.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (22.78%) Windows
7 17 (21.52%) Debian
8 9 (11.39%) Solaris
9 6 (7.59%) Android
9 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.80%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.53%) SUSE
11 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.53%) HPUX
12 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) DevOps
2 26 (32.91%) E-Commerce
3 13 (16.46%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.13%) ITIL
4 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.27%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.27%) Build Automation
8 1 (1.27%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.27%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.27%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) Java
2 27 (34.18%) Python
2 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
3 22 (27.85%) Perl
4 20 (25.32%) Ruby
5 17 (21.52%) SQL
6 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
6 11 (13.92%) PHP
7 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.59%) Scala
8 2 (2.53%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.53%) C-shell
8 2 (2.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) RHCSA
2 3 (3.80%) RHCE
2 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.66%) Varnish
3 5 (6.33%) KVM
4 4 (5.06%) Docker
4 4 (5.06%) vSphere
4 4 (5.06%) XenApp
5 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.53%) NFS
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.53%) XenServer
6 2 (2.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.27%) LXC
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (43.04%) Puppet
2 19 (24.05%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.13%) Graphite
4 7 (8.86%) logstash
4 7 (8.86%) Nagios
5 3 (3.80%) Pingdom
5 3 (3.80%) Ansible
6 2 (2.53%) Zenoss
6 2 (2.53%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.27%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.27%) Cacti
7 1 (1.27%) Munin
7 1 (1.27%) yum
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.27%) Salt
7 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) Red Hat
2 23 (29.11%) Oracle
3 18 (22.78%) VMware
4 11 (13.92%) Cisco
5 9 (11.39%) HP
6 8 (10.13%) EMC
7 7 (8.86%) IBM
7 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.33%) Citrix
8 5 (6.33%) Rackspace
9 4 (5.06%) NetApp
9 4 (5.06%) Google
10 3 (3.80%) Sun
10 3 (3.80%) Sybase
10 3 (3.80%) Isilon
11 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.53%) Dell
11 2 (2.53%) Compuware
11 2 (2.53%) Symantec
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago