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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 857 817 796
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 27 71 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.066% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.070% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 17 67 57
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 -38 12 £55,000 - 3
South East +18 8 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East of England +1 5 £55,000 +3.77%
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 August 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 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 34 (53.13%) MySQL
4 31 (48.44%) CentOS
5 30 (46.88%) Puppet
6 29 (45.31%) Apache
7 26 (40.63%) E-Commerce
8 25 (39.06%) DNS
8 25 (39.06%) Bash Shell
9 23 (35.94%) Games
10 21 (32.81%) DevOps
11 20 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (31.25%) Tomcat
12 18 (28.13%) Python
12 18 (28.13%) Oracle
13 17 (26.56%) Perl
14 16 (25.00%) Java
14 16 (25.00%) Cisco
14 16 (25.00%) Finance
15 15 (23.44%) Online Games
15 15 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (21.88%) Ubuntu
16 14 (21.88%) Online Betting
16 14 (21.88%) CMS
16 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
16 14 (21.88%) Service Delivery
16 14 (21.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 14 (21.88%) DHCP
16 14 (21.88%) HTTP
16 14 (21.88%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (45.31%) Apache
2 20 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 14 (21.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 14 (21.88%) CMS
4 7 (10.94%) nginx
5 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.13%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) PaaS
3 2 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.06%) DNS
2 14 (21.88%) DHCP
2 14 (21.88%) HTTP
3 6 (9.38%) Internet
3 6 (9.38%) Firewall
3 6 (9.38%) LDAP
4 3 (4.69%) SSH
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) SAN
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.56%) NAS
6 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (53.13%) MySQL
2 15 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) Redis
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
1 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.50%) Hudson
3 7 (10.94%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 23 (35.94%) Games
2 16 (25.00%) Finance
3 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 14 (21.88%) Online Betting
4 7 (10.94%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) LAMP
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) Memcached
3 2 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Online Games
2 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (48.44%) CentOS
3 14 (21.88%) Ubuntu
4 13 (20.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (18.75%) UNIX
6 7 (10.94%) Windows
6 7 (10.94%) Debian
7 3 (4.69%) Solaris
8 2 (3.13%) AIX
8 2 (3.13%) HPUX
9 1 (1.56%) Fedora
9 1 (1.56%) Android
9 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) E-Commerce
2 21 (32.81%) DevOps
3 14 (21.88%) Service Delivery
4 8 (12.50%) Open Source
5 6 (9.38%) ITIL
5 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.38%) Time Management
6 5 (7.81%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.13%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.13%) Change Management
8 2 (3.13%) Server Building
9 1 (1.56%) DRM
9 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Bash Shell
2 18 (28.13%) Python
3 17 (26.56%) Perl
4 16 (25.00%) Java
5 14 (21.88%) SQL
6 10 (15.63%) Ruby
7 9 (14.06%) PHP
8 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) AWK
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) CCNA
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.94%) Varnish
2 7 (10.94%) Docker
3 5 (7.81%) XenApp
4 4 (6.25%) KVM
4 4 (6.25%) Xen
5 1 (1.56%) iptables
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Samba
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (46.88%) Puppet
2 20 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.50%) Nagios
4 5 (7.81%) ZABBIX
4 5 (7.81%) HAProxy
4 5 (7.81%) Pingdom
5 4 (6.25%) Ansible
6 3 (4.69%) logstash
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.56%) Salt
8 1 (1.56%) Check_MK
8 1 (1.56%) Graphite
8 1 (1.56%) Cacti
8 1 (1.56%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 18 (28.13%) Oracle
3 16 (25.00%) Cisco
4 13 (20.31%) VMware
5 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.81%) IBM
6 5 (7.81%) Google
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix
7 2 (3.13%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.13%) New Relic
7 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.56%) Veeam
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Dell
8 1 (1.56%) NetApp
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago