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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 816 814 796
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 60 52 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.051% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.054% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 62
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £41,050 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +27 53 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South East -15 3 £45,000 -37.93% 1
South West - 2 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £59,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Linux
2 97 (66.90%) Puppet
3 74 (51.03%) Python
4 72 (49.66%) CentOS
5 71 (48.97%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (45.52%) Ubuntu
7 62 (42.76%) MySQL
8 59 (40.69%) Red Hat
9 56 (38.62%) Java
10 55 (37.93%) DNS
11 54 (37.24%) DevOps
12 53 (36.55%) Bash Shell
12 53 (36.55%) Ruby
13 51 (35.17%) Amazon AWS
14 50 (34.48%) HTTP
15 49 (33.79%) nginx
16 47 (32.41%) Debian
17 46 (31.72%) VMware
17 46 (31.72%) Nagios
18 44 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (28.28%) Perl
20 39 (26.90%) Jenkins
21 38 (26.21%) Web Services
22 37 (25.52%) Xen
23 36 (24.83%) SQL
23 36 (24.83%) Apache
24 31 (21.38%) Windows
24 31 (21.38%) E-Commerce
24 31 (21.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 31 (21.38%) Salt

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 49 (33.79%) nginx
2 36 (24.83%) Apache
3 15 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.28%) OpenStack
5 11 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (7.59%) Node.js
6 8 (5.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (5.52%) CMS
7 4 (2.76%) JBoss
8 3 (2.07%) IIS
9 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.90%) SaaS
3 4 (2.76%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.69%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 55 (37.93%) DNS
2 50 (34.48%) HTTP
3 30 (20.69%) SSH
4 22 (15.17%) TCP/IP
4 22 (15.17%) HTTPS
5 16 (11.03%) Firewall
6 13 (8.97%) SSL
6 13 (8.97%) SAN
7 12 (8.28%) DHCP
8 8 (5.52%) LDAP
8 8 (5.52%) NAS
9 7 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.83%) VPN
10 6 (4.14%) SNMP
11 5 (3.45%) tcpdump
11 5 (3.45%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.76%) VLAN
12 4 (2.76%) FTP
13 3 (2.07%) SMTP
13 3 (2.07%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (42.76%) MySQL
2 30 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (19.31%) Redis
4 27 (18.62%) Big Data
5 23 (15.86%) NoSQL
6 15 (10.34%) Hadoop
7 12 (8.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (5.52%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.07%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 39 (26.90%) Jenkins
2 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.59%) Subversion
3 11 (7.59%) Hudson
4 9 (6.21%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (13.79%) Games
2 14 (9.66%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Publishing
3 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.52%) Online Betting
4 4 (2.76%) Advertising
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.21%) Web Services
2 28 (19.31%) LAMP
3 9 (6.21%) Sphinx
4 4 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.76%) JSON
4 4 (2.76%) CSS
4 4 (2.76%) XML
5 3 (2.07%) MSMQ
5 3 (2.07%) Django
6 2 (1.38%) Middleware
7 1 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Clustering
2 10 (6.90%) Replication
2 10 (6.90%) Social Media
3 9 (6.21%) Online Games
4 8 (5.52%) Open Source
5 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.07%) Equities
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.69%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (49.66%) CentOS
3 66 (45.52%) Ubuntu
4 47 (32.41%) Debian
5 31 (21.38%) Windows
5 31 (21.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (8.97%) UNIX
7 11 (7.59%) Apple iOS
7 11 (7.59%) Android
8 10 (6.90%) Solaris
9 9 (6.21%) FreeBSD
9 9 (6.21%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.69%) SELinux
10 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.24%) DevOps
2 31 (21.38%) E-Commerce
3 22 (15.17%) Configuration Management
4 21 (14.48%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (6.21%) Mentoring
6 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.45%) Project Management
9 4 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.76%) ITIL
9 4 (2.76%) Scrum
9 4 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.76%) Build Automation
10 3 (2.07%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.38%) Change Management
11 2 (1.38%) Service Management
11 2 (1.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.38%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (1.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (51.03%) Python
2 56 (38.62%) Java
3 53 (36.55%) Ruby
3 53 (36.55%) Bash Shell
4 41 (28.28%) Perl
5 36 (24.83%) SQL
6 26 (17.93%) PHP
7 11 (7.59%) Scala
8 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.07%) C
9 3 (2.07%) sed
10 1 (0.69%) Golang
10 1 (0.69%) AWK
10 1 (0.69%) PHP5
10 1 (0.69%) Groovy
10 1 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.14%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) PhD
2 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (25.52%) Xen
3 11 (7.59%) Varnish
4 7 (4.83%) KVM
4 7 (4.83%) XenServer
5 4 (2.76%) Docker
5 4 (2.76%) vSphere
6 2 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.38%) Postfix
7 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 97 (66.90%) Puppet
2 71 (48.97%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (31.72%) Nagios
4 31 (21.38%) Salt
5 23 (15.86%) Ansible
6 18 (12.41%) ZABBIX
7 11 (7.59%) Ganglia
7 11 (7.59%) logstash
8 10 (6.90%) Cacti
9 3 (2.07%) SCOM
10 2 (1.38%) Zenoss
10 2 (1.38%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.69%) Opsview
Vendors
1 59 (40.69%) Red Hat
2 46 (31.72%) VMware
3 14 (9.66%) Oracle
4 11 (7.59%) SoftLayer
5 9 (6.21%) Rackspace
5 9 (6.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.83%) Sony
7 6 (4.14%) Citrix
8 4 (2.76%) Sun
9 3 (2.07%) HP
10 2 (1.38%) EMC
10 2 (1.38%) Veritas
10 2 (1.38%) Cisco
10 2 (1.38%) F5
10 2 (1.38%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.69%) Percona
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HSBC Bank Plc - AMS
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago