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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 816 798 797
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 50 66 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.065% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.068% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 41 64 61
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +9 34 £56,250 +2.27%
South East +5 6 £47,500 -21.48%
East of England -15 5 £52,500 -0.94% 1
Yorkshire -24 4 £37,500 -16.66%
North East - 1 £52,500 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
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Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Linux
2 79 (68.70%) Puppet
3 69 (60.00%) Python
4 56 (48.70%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (47.83%) CentOS
6 54 (46.96%) DevOps
7 49 (42.61%) Bash Shell
7 49 (42.61%) Java
8 45 (39.13%) Ruby
8 45 (39.13%) Ubuntu
9 41 (35.65%) nginx
10 40 (34.78%) Red Hat
10 40 (34.78%) MySQL
11 38 (33.04%) Nagios
12 37 (32.17%) DNS
13 36 (31.30%) Windows
14 35 (30.43%) Debian
14 35 (30.43%) Perl
15 34 (29.57%) VMware
15 34 (29.57%) Jenkins
15 34 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
17 29 (25.22%) E-Commerce
17 29 (25.22%) HTTP
18 28 (24.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 27 (23.48%) Web Services
20 25 (21.74%) Salt
21 24 (20.87%) NoSQL
22 23 (20.00%) SQL
22 23 (20.00%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (35.65%) nginx
2 18 (15.65%) Apache
3 16 (13.91%) Tomcat
4 13 (11.30%) OpenStack
5 7 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.09%) Node.js
6 5 (4.35%) Jetty
7 4 (3.48%) IIS
8 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.74%) CMS
10 1 (0.87%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.57%) SoftLayer
3 8 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.22%) SaaS
5 4 (3.48%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) IaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.87%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.87%) PaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (32.17%) DNS
2 29 (25.22%) HTTP
3 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
4 19 (16.52%) SSH
5 18 (15.65%) HTTPS
6 11 (9.57%) SAN
6 11 (9.57%) Firewall
7 9 (7.83%) NAS
8 6 (5.22%) SSL
8 6 (5.22%) DHCP
9 5 (4.35%) FTP
9 5 (4.35%) LDAP
9 5 (4.35%) VPN
9 5 (4.35%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.48%) SNMP
10 4 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (3.48%) VLAN
10 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (34.78%) MySQL
2 24 (20.87%) NoSQL
3 21 (18.26%) Big Data
3 21 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (12.17%) Hadoop
5 13 (11.30%) Redis
6 12 (10.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
9 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.87%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 34 (29.57%) Jenkins
2 23 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.65%) Subversion
4 16 (13.91%) Hudson
5 5 (4.35%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.74%) JIRA
General
1 17 (14.78%) Publishing
2 7 (6.09%) Games
2 7 (6.09%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.48%) Web Services
2 19 (16.52%) LAMP
3 5 (4.35%) Sphinx
4 4 (3.48%) JSON
4 4 (3.48%) XML
4 4 (3.48%) CSS
5 3 (2.61%) J2EE
6 2 (1.74%) Middleware
6 2 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.87%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Clustering
2 7 (6.09%) Replication
3 6 (5.22%) Open Source
3 6 (5.22%) Social Media
4 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) Equities
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) Online Games
6 1 (0.87%) BBC
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (47.83%) CentOS
3 45 (39.13%) Ubuntu
4 36 (31.30%) Windows
5 35 (30.43%) Debian
6 28 (24.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (14.78%) UNIX
8 8 (6.96%) FreeBSD
9 7 (6.09%) Solaris
10 5 (4.35%) OpenBSD
10 5 (4.35%) Android
10 5 (4.35%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.96%) DevOps
2 29 (25.22%) E-Commerce
3 20 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 18 (15.65%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.48%) Project Management
9 4 (3.48%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Scrum
9 4 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.48%) Build Automation
10 3 (2.61%) ITIL
10 3 (2.61%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.74%) Change Management
11 2 (1.74%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.74%) Service Management
11 2 (1.74%) Incident Management
12 1 (0.87%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (60.00%) Python
2 49 (42.61%) Java
2 49 (42.61%) Bash Shell
3 45 (39.13%) Ruby
4 35 (30.43%) Perl
5 23 (20.00%) SQL
6 20 (17.39%) PHP
7 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.35%) Scala
8 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.61%) C
9 3 (2.61%) sed
10 1 (0.87%) PHP5
10 1 (0.87%) Groovy
10 1 (0.87%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) RHCE
1 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (2.61%) Degree
1 3 (2.61%) RHCSA
2 2 (1.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) SLA
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 33 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (20.00%) Xen
3 18 (15.65%) Varnish
4 9 (7.83%) KVM
5 5 (4.35%) XenServer
6 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.74%) Docker
7 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.87%) LXC
8 1 (0.87%) vSphere
8 1 (0.87%) Firmware
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 79 (68.70%) Puppet
2 56 (48.70%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (33.04%) Nagios
4 25 (21.74%) Salt
5 20 (17.39%) Graphite
5 20 (17.39%) Ansible
6 16 (13.91%) ZABBIX
7 11 (9.57%) Ganglia
8 6 (5.22%) logstash
9 5 (4.35%) Cacti
10 3 (2.61%) Pingdom
11 2 (1.74%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.87%) yum
12 1 (0.87%) Munin
12 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.87%) SELinux
12 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 34 (29.57%) VMware
3 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.70%) Rackspace
5 7 (6.09%) Oracle
5 7 (6.09%) EMC
5 7 (6.09%) Sony
6 6 (5.22%) HP
6 6 (5.22%) Cisco
7 4 (3.48%) Sun
8 3 (2.61%) NetApp
8 3 (2.61%) Isilon
9 2 (1.74%) F5
9 2 (1.74%) Veritas
9 2 (1.74%) Compuware
9 2 (1.74%) Dell
9 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.87%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.87%) Citrix
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