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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 839 799 795
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 44 97 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.087% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.092% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 32 92 70
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -9.78%
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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 1 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 1 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
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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 0 19 £55,000 - 1
East of England +5 12 £55,000 +3.77% 1
South West - 6 £52,500 - 1
South East +6 5 £70,000 +27.27% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (57.32%) Red Hat
2 47 (57.32%) MySQL
3 38 (46.34%) DNS
4 36 (43.90%) CentOS
5 34 (41.46%) E-Commerce
5 34 (41.46%) Puppet
6 33 (40.24%) DevOps
7 30 (36.59%) Apache
7 30 (36.59%) Java
8 29 (35.37%) Games
9 27 (32.93%) Ubuntu
10 26 (31.71%) Oracle
10 26 (31.71%) Bash Shell
11 24 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (29.27%) Tomcat
12 22 (26.83%) Finance
13 20 (24.39%) Ruby
13 20 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
14 19 (23.17%) Python
14 19 (23.17%) SQL
14 19 (23.17%) UNIX
15 18 (21.95%) DHCP
15 18 (21.95%) HTTP
15 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
15 18 (21.95%) Service Delivery
15 18 (21.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 18 (21.95%) Online Games
15 18 (21.95%) Online Betting

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (36.59%) Apache
2 24 (29.27%) Tomcat
3 18 (21.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (21.95%) CMS
4 12 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (13.41%) nginx
6 3 (3.66%) JBoss
7 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (46.34%) DNS
2 18 (21.95%) HTTP
2 18 (21.95%) DHCP
3 13 (15.85%) LDAP
4 9 (10.98%) Firewall
5 8 (9.76%) VPN
6 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.88%) SAN
7 4 (4.88%) Internet
8 2 (2.44%) SMTP
8 2 (2.44%) FTP
8 2 (2.44%) SSH
8 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (57.32%) MySQL
2 20 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (17.07%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.32%) Redis
5 6 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.22%) DB2
7 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.41%) Subversion
4 10 (12.20%) Hudson
General
1 29 (35.37%) Games
2 22 (26.83%) Finance
3 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 18 (21.95%) Online Betting
4 10 (12.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) LAMP
2 5 (6.10%) JSON
2 5 (6.10%) CSS
2 5 (6.10%) XML
3 4 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (2.44%) Memcached
5 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Online Games
2 5 (6.10%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) iDTV
5 1 (1.22%) Celerra
5 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (43.90%) CentOS
3 27 (32.93%) Ubuntu
4 19 (23.17%) UNIX
5 13 (15.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (15.85%) Debian
6 9 (10.98%) Solaris
7 7 (8.54%) Windows
8 6 (7.32%) Android
8 6 (7.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.44%) HPUX
10 1 (1.22%) AIX
10 1 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) E-Commerce
2 33 (40.24%) DevOps
3 18 (21.95%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.20%) ITIL
5 6 (7.32%) Migration
5 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.88%) Time Management
6 4 (4.88%) Open Source
7 2 (2.44%) Server Building
7 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.44%) DRM
7 2 (2.44%) Change Management
7 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.44%) Build Automation
7 2 (2.44%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) Java
2 26 (31.71%) Bash Shell
3 20 (24.39%) Ruby
4 19 (23.17%) SQL
4 19 (23.17%) Python
5 15 (18.29%) Perl
6 11 (13.41%) PHP
6 11 (13.41%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.32%) Scala
8 2 (2.44%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.44%) C-shell
8 2 (2.44%) Korn
9 1 (1.22%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) CCNA
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
1 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.20%) Varnish
2 10 (12.20%) Docker
3 5 (6.10%) XenApp
4 4 (4.88%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.44%) NFS
5 2 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (41.46%) Puppet
2 24 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.76%) Nagios
3 8 (9.76%) logstash
4 6 (7.32%) Graphite
5 5 (6.10%) Pingdom
5 5 (6.10%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.10%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.44%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.44%) Salt
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.22%) Cacti
7 1 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Red Hat
2 26 (31.71%) Oracle
3 14 (17.07%) VMware
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco
5 7 (8.54%) IBM
5 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.32%) Citrix
7 5 (6.10%) Google
8 4 (4.88%) HP
9 3 (3.66%) EMC
9 3 (3.66%) Sybase
9 3 (3.66%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.44%) New Relic
10 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.44%) Symantec
10 2 (2.44%) Sun
10 2 (2.44%) Veritas
11 1 (1.22%) Perforce
11 1 (1.22%) NetApp
11 1 (1.22%) Nexenta
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Salary: Competitive
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