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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 799 768 814
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 38 85 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.087% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.092% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 33 83 49
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £54,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.09% +25.58%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -47 19 £55,000 -8.33% 6
East of England -2 8 £53,250 +0.47% 1
South East -27 6 £50,000 -17.35%
Yorkshire -10 4 £37,500 -16.66%
North East - 1 £52,500 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (61.39%) Puppet
3 61 (60.40%) Python
4 51 (50.50%) DevOps
5 49 (48.51%) CentOS
6 46 (45.54%) Java
7 43 (42.57%) Bash Shell
7 43 (42.57%) Opscode Chef
8 39 (38.61%) Red Hat
9 37 (36.63%) Ruby
10 35 (34.65%) DNS
11 34 (33.66%) MySQL
12 33 (32.67%) Ubuntu
12 33 (32.67%) nginx
13 32 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (31.68%) VMware
14 31 (30.69%) E-Commerce
14 31 (30.69%) Windows
14 31 (30.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (29.70%) Perl
16 29 (28.71%) Nagios
17 25 (24.75%) HTTP
17 25 (24.75%) Jenkins
18 24 (23.76%) NoSQL
18 24 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (23.76%) Debian
19 22 (21.78%) PostgreSQL
20 21 (20.79%) SQL
20 21 (20.79%) Web Services
20 21 (20.79%) Salt

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 33 (32.67%) nginx
2 19 (18.81%) Tomcat
3 18 (17.82%) Apache
4 14 (13.86%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.95%) Jetty
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (4.95%) CMS
6 4 (3.96%) IIS
6 4 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.98%) Node.js
9 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.99%) JBoss
9 1 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.89%) SoftLayer
3 9 (8.91%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.96%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (1.98%) IaaS
5 2 (1.98%) PaaS
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.99%) SaaS
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.99%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 35 (34.65%) DNS
2 25 (24.75%) HTTP
3 17 (16.83%) TCP/IP
4 14 (13.86%) HTTPS
5 12 (11.88%) SSH
6 11 (10.89%) Firewall
7 9 (8.91%) SAN
7 9 (8.91%) DHCP
8 7 (6.93%) NAS
8 7 (6.93%) LDAP
8 7 (6.93%) VPN
9 6 (5.94%) FTP
10 5 (4.95%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.95%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (3.96%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.96%) SNMP
12 3 (2.97%) VLAN
12 3 (2.97%) InfiniBand
12 3 (2.97%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.66%) MySQL
2 24 (23.76%) NoSQL
3 22 (21.78%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (13.86%) Big Data
5 12 (11.88%) Hadoop
5 12 (11.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.96%) Redis
9 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.98%) DB2
10 2 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.99%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Jenkins
2 19 (18.81%) Git (software)
3 18 (17.82%) Subversion
4 16 (15.84%) Hudson
5 2 (1.98%) JIRA
General
1 15 (14.85%) Publishing
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Games
4 5 (4.95%) Online Betting
4 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) Web Services
2 9 (8.91%) LAMP
3 5 (4.95%) JSON
3 5 (4.95%) XML
3 5 (4.95%) CSS
4 4 (3.96%) J2EE
4 4 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.98%) Middleware
6 1 (0.99%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Open Source
2 5 (4.95%) Online Games
3 4 (3.96%) Clustering
4 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 2 (1.98%) Equities
6 1 (0.99%) Social Media
6 1 (0.99%) Celerra
6 1 (0.99%) EMV
6 1 (0.99%) EFT
6 1 (0.99%) BBC
6 1 (0.99%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (48.51%) CentOS
3 33 (32.67%) Ubuntu
4 31 (30.69%) Windows
4 31 (30.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (23.76%) Debian
6 20 (19.80%) UNIX
7 10 (9.90%) Solaris
8 3 (2.97%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.98%) SUSE
9 2 (1.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.99%) Android
10 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) DevOps
2 31 (30.69%) E-Commerce
3 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.90%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.96%) Scrum
9 4 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.96%) ITIL
10 3 (2.97%) Build Automation
11 2 (1.98%) Change Management
11 2 (1.98%) Service Management
11 2 (1.98%) Project Management
11 2 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.98%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (60.40%) Python
2 46 (45.54%) Java
3 43 (42.57%) Bash Shell
4 37 (36.63%) Ruby
5 30 (29.70%) Perl
6 21 (20.79%) SQL
7 17 (16.83%) PHP
8 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.97%) C
11 2 (1.98%) sed
12 1 (0.99%) Scala
12 1 (0.99%) PHP5
12 1 (0.99%) Groovy
12 1 (0.99%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.97%) RHCSA
2 3 (2.97%) RHCE
3 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (18.81%) Xen
3 18 (17.82%) Varnish
4 7 (6.93%) KVM
5 4 (3.96%) XenServer
6 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.98%) Docker
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.98%) vSphere
7 2 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.99%) LXC
8 1 (0.99%) Firmware
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 62 (61.39%) Puppet
2 43 (42.57%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (28.71%) Nagios
4 21 (20.79%) Salt
5 16 (15.84%) ZABBIX
5 16 (15.84%) Graphite
5 16 (15.84%) Ansible
6 11 (10.89%) Ganglia
7 3 (2.97%) Pingdom
8 2 (1.98%) logstash
8 2 (1.98%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.99%) Munin
9 1 (0.99%) yum
9 1 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.99%) SELinux
9 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (38.61%) Red Hat
2 32 (31.68%) VMware
3 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.87%) Oracle
5 11 (10.89%) Rackspace
6 8 (7.92%) EMC
6 8 (7.92%) HP
7 7 (6.93%) Cisco
7 7 (6.93%) Sony
8 4 (3.96%) NetApp
9 3 (2.97%) Isilon
9 3 (2.97%) F5
9 3 (2.97%) Sun
10 2 (1.98%) Compuware
10 2 (1.98%) Dell
10 2 (1.98%) Veritas
10 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.99%) Zend
11 1 (0.99%) Nexenta
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