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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 842 800 820
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 56 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.053% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.056% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 59
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 £42,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +33.33%
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
102296 98200 103450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85621 81449 89566
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 £38,000
% 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +6 43 £62,500 +15.74% 5
South East -13 5 £45,000 -25.61% 1
Yorkshire -32 3 £37,500 -16.66% 2
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
South West - 2 £45,000 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 87 (68.50%) Puppet
3 70 (55.12%) Python
4 61 (48.03%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (47.24%) CentOS
6 54 (42.52%) DevOps
6 54 (42.52%) Ubuntu
7 50 (39.37%) Java
8 48 (37.80%) Bash Shell
9 47 (37.01%) Ruby
9 47 (37.01%) MySQL
10 45 (35.43%) Red Hat
11 44 (34.65%) Nagios
12 43 (33.86%) DNS
13 42 (33.07%) nginx
14 41 (32.28%) Debian
15 40 (31.50%) VMware
16 39 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (30.71%) Amazon AWS
17 38 (29.92%) Jenkins
17 38 (29.92%) Windows
18 36 (28.35%) Perl
19 34 (26.77%) HTTP
20 30 (23.62%) Web Services
20 30 (23.62%) E-Commerce
21 28 (22.05%) SQL
21 28 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 27 (21.26%) Salt
23 26 (20.47%) Xen
24 24 (18.90%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 42 (33.07%) nginx
2 21 (16.54%) Apache
3 15 (11.81%) Tomcat
4 13 (10.24%) OpenStack
5 10 (7.87%) Node.js
6 9 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.15%) IIS
7 4 (3.15%) Jetty
8 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.36%) CMS
9 2 (1.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.66%) SoftLayer
3 9 (7.09%) SaaS
4 6 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.15%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) PaaS
7 1 (0.79%) IaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.79%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 43 (33.86%) DNS
2 34 (26.77%) HTTP
3 23 (18.11%) TCP/IP
4 22 (17.32%) SSH
5 20 (15.75%) HTTPS
6 14 (11.02%) SAN
6 14 (11.02%) Firewall
7 11 (8.66%) NAS
8 8 (6.30%) SSL
9 7 (5.51%) DHCP
9 7 (5.51%) FTP
10 6 (4.72%) LDAP
10 6 (4.72%) SNMP
10 6 (4.72%) VPN
11 5 (3.94%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (3.94%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (3.15%) VLAN
12 4 (3.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.01%) MySQL
2 24 (18.90%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (18.90%) NoSQL
2 24 (18.90%) Big Data
3 19 (14.96%) Redis
4 14 (11.02%) Hadoop
5 12 (9.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (6.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.79%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (29.92%) Jenkins
2 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.39%) Subversion
4 15 (11.81%) Hudson
5 8 (6.30%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.57%) JIRA
General
1 16 (12.60%) Publishing
2 10 (7.87%) Games
3 9 (7.09%) Finance
4 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.36%) Advertising
4 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.36%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.57%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.62%) Web Services
2 24 (18.90%) LAMP
3 8 (6.30%) Sphinx
4 4 (3.15%) JSON
4 4 (3.15%) XML
4 4 (3.15%) CSS
5 3 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.57%) J2EE
6 2 (1.57%) Middleware
7 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.79%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Replication
1 10 (7.87%) Clustering
2 9 (7.09%) Social Media
3 7 (5.51%) Open Source
4 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Equities
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Online Games
5 1 (0.79%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (47.24%) CentOS
3 54 (42.52%) Ubuntu
4 41 (32.28%) Debian
5 38 (29.92%) Windows
6 28 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (12.60%) UNIX
8 10 (7.87%) FreeBSD
9 8 (6.30%) OpenBSD
10 7 (5.51%) Android
10 7 (5.51%) Solaris
10 7 (5.51%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.79%) SELinux
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.52%) DevOps
2 30 (23.62%) E-Commerce
3 23 (18.11%) Configuration Management
3 23 (18.11%) Load Balancing
4 10 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (5.51%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.94%) Project Management
6 5 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.15%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.15%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (3.15%) ITIL
7 4 (3.15%) Scrum
7 4 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.15%) Build Automation
8 3 (2.36%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.57%) Change Management
9 2 (1.57%) Service Management
9 2 (1.57%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (55.12%) Python
2 50 (39.37%) Java
3 48 (37.80%) Bash Shell
4 47 (37.01%) Ruby
5 36 (28.35%) Perl
6 28 (22.05%) SQL
7 21 (16.54%) PHP
8 7 (5.51%) Scala
9 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.36%) C
11 3 (2.36%) sed
12 1 (0.79%) Golang
12 1 (0.79%) PHP5
12 1 (0.79%) Groovy
12 1 (0.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.57%) RHCSA
3 2 (1.57%) PhD
3 2 (1.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (20.47%) Xen
3 17 (13.39%) Varnish
4 9 (7.09%) KVM
5 6 (4.72%) XenServer
6 5 (3.94%) Docker
7 4 (3.15%) vSphere
8 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.79%) LXC
10 1 (0.79%) Postfix
10 1 (0.79%) Firmware
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 87 (68.50%) Puppet
2 61 (48.03%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (34.65%) Nagios
4 27 (21.26%) Salt
5 21 (16.54%) Ansible
6 16 (12.60%) ZABBIX
7 11 (8.66%) Ganglia
8 8 (6.30%) Cacti
8 8 (6.30%) logstash
9 3 (2.36%) Pingdom
9 3 (2.36%) Zenoss
10 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.79%) YUM
11 1 (0.79%) Munin
11 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (35.43%) Red Hat
2 40 (31.50%) VMware
3 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.87%) Rackspace
5 9 (7.09%) Oracle
6 7 (5.51%) HP
6 7 (5.51%) EMC
6 7 (5.51%) Sony
7 5 (3.94%) Cisco
8 4 (3.15%) Sun
9 3 (2.36%) NetApp
9 3 (2.36%) Isilon
10 2 (1.57%) F5
10 2 (1.57%) Veritas
10 2 (1.57%) Compuware
10 2 (1.57%) Citrix
10 2 (1.57%) Dell
10 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.57%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago