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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 808 792 807
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 69 60 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.060% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.063% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 65 56 64
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 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -5 60 £55,000 - 7
South East -4 5 £40,000 -39.62% 1
East of England - 3 £53,000 -
Yorkshire -38 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 1 September 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Linux
2 108 (63.16%) Puppet
3 89 (52.05%) MySQL
4 85 (49.71%) Ubuntu
5 83 (48.54%) CentOS
6 80 (46.78%) Python
7 79 (46.20%) Red Hat
8 76 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
9 69 (40.35%) DevOps
9 69 (40.35%) Apache
10 63 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
11 62 (36.26%) Debian
12 60 (35.09%) HTTP
13 58 (33.92%) DNS
14 56 (32.75%) Java
15 55 (32.16%) nginx
16 52 (30.41%) Ruby
17 50 (29.24%) Bash Shell
18 48 (28.07%) VMware
19 47 (27.49%) Redis
20 45 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
20 45 (26.32%) Perl
21 43 (25.15%) Nagios
22 41 (23.98%) Web Services
22 41 (23.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 40 (23.39%) Xen
24 39 (22.81%) Games
25 38 (22.22%) Jenkins
26 37 (21.64%) PHP
27 36 (21.05%) LAMP

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 69 (40.35%) Apache
2 55 (32.16%) nginx
3 19 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 19 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (8.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 14 (8.19%) CMS
4 14 (8.19%) Node.js
5 5 (2.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 63 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.60%) SaaS
3 4 (2.34%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.75%) Joyent
4 3 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.58%) GitHub
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.58%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 60 (35.09%) HTTP
2 58 (33.92%) DNS
3 24 (14.04%) SSH
4 23 (13.45%) Firewall
5 21 (12.28%) TCP/IP
6 18 (10.53%) DHCP
7 17 (9.94%) SSL
8 15 (8.77%) LDAP
8 15 (8.77%) HTTPS
9 11 (6.43%) VPN
10 10 (5.85%) SAN
11 9 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (4.68%) SMTP
13 6 (3.51%) SNMP
13 6 (3.51%) VLAN
13 6 (3.51%) NAS
14 5 (2.92%) tcpdump
14 5 (2.92%) Wireshark
15 4 (2.34%) IPv4
16 3 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (52.05%) MySQL
2 47 (27.49%) Redis
3 30 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (14.04%) Big Data
5 21 (12.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 19 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 17 (9.94%) MongoDB
8 9 (5.26%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.75%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 22 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.60%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.75%) Hudson
4 3 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 39 (22.81%) Games
2 18 (10.53%) Finance
3 15 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.19%) Online Betting
5 6 (3.51%) Publishing
6 3 (1.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.98%) Web Services
2 36 (21.05%) LAMP
3 13 (7.60%) Sphinx
4 11 (6.43%) Django
5 6 (3.51%) JSON
5 6 (3.51%) XML
5 6 (3.51%) CSS
6 3 (1.75%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.17%) SOAP
7 2 (1.17%) .NET
7 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.70%) Online Games
2 15 (8.77%) Replication
3 14 (8.19%) Clustering
3 14 (8.19%) Social Media
4 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.43%) Open Source
6 3 (1.75%) Equities
6 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.58%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 171 (100.00%) Linux
2 85 (49.71%) Ubuntu
3 83 (48.54%) CentOS
4 62 (36.26%) Debian
5 41 (23.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (13.45%) Windows
7 19 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 19 (11.11%) Android
8 17 (9.94%) Solaris
9 16 (9.36%) UNIX
10 15 (8.77%) FreeBSD
11 13 (7.60%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.35%) DevOps
2 34 (19.88%) E-Commerce
3 28 (16.37%) Load Balancing
4 19 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 15 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.09%) Analytics
8 6 (3.51%) Build Automation
8 6 (3.51%) B2B
8 6 (3.51%) Scrum
8 6 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.92%) Project Management
9 5 (2.92%) Social Media Monitoring
10 3 (1.75%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.75%) Release Management
11 2 (1.17%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.17%) Web Development
11 2 (1.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.17%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (1.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 80 (46.78%) Python
2 56 (32.75%) Java
3 52 (30.41%) Ruby
4 50 (29.24%) Bash Shell
5 45 (26.32%) Perl
6 37 (21.64%) PHP
7 35 (20.47%) SQL
8 19 (11.11%) Scala
9 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.51%) AWK
10 6 (3.51%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.75%) sed
12 2 (1.17%) C
13 1 (0.58%) C++
13 1 (0.58%) Golang
Qualifications
1 7 (4.09%) Degree
2 4 (2.34%) PhD
3 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.60%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (23.39%) Xen
3 14 (8.19%) KVM
4 11 (6.43%) XenServer
5 4 (2.34%) vSphere
5 4 (2.34%) Varnish
6 3 (1.75%) Docker
7 2 (1.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 108 (63.16%) Puppet
2 76 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (25.15%) Nagios
4 20 (11.70%) Salt
5 19 (11.11%) logstash
6 15 (8.77%) Ansible
6 15 (8.77%) ZABBIX
7 14 (8.19%) Cacti
8 6 (3.51%) Ganglia
9 3 (1.75%) SCOM
10 2 (1.17%) Zenoss
10 2 (1.17%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.58%) Scalr
11 1 (0.58%) Opsview
11 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 79 (46.20%) Red Hat
2 48 (28.07%) VMware
3 22 (12.87%) Oracle
4 12 (7.02%) Rackspace
4 12 (7.02%) Citrix
5 5 (2.92%) SoftLayer
6 4 (2.34%) JBoss
7 3 (1.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.75%) Sun
7 3 (1.75%) HP
7 3 (1.75%) Percona
8 2 (1.17%) Cisco
8 2 (1.17%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.58%) Sony
9 1 (0.58%) Facebook
9 1 (0.58%) Twitter
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: 26 days ago