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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 807 798 808
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 65 55 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.055% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.058% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 59
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -17 58 £56,250 +2.27% 4
South East -18 3 £40,000 -44.82%
South West - 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -33 1 £40,000 -30.43%
East of England - 1 £59,000 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Linux
2 106 (63.10%) Puppet
3 83 (49.40%) CentOS
4 82 (48.81%) Python
4 82 (48.81%) MySQL
5 79 (47.02%) Ubuntu
6 76 (45.24%) Opscode Chef
7 75 (44.64%) Red Hat
8 66 (39.29%) DevOps
9 62 (36.90%) Apache
10 59 (35.12%) Java
10 59 (35.12%) HTTP
11 58 (34.52%) Debian
11 58 (34.52%) Amazon AWS
12 57 (33.93%) DNS
13 56 (33.33%) Ruby
14 54 (32.14%) nginx
15 51 (30.36%) Bash Shell
16 46 (27.38%) VMware
16 46 (27.38%) Nagios
17 44 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 43 (25.60%) Perl
19 42 (25.00%) Redis
20 41 (24.40%) Xen
21 40 (23.81%) Jenkins
21 40 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 38 (22.62%) Web Services
23 37 (22.02%) LAMP
24 36 (21.43%) SQL
25 35 (20.83%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (36.90%) Apache
2 54 (32.14%) nginx
3 18 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 16 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (8.93%) Node.js
6 13 (7.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 13 (7.74%) CMS
7 8 (4.76%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 58 (34.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.33%) SaaS
3 4 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.60%) Joyent
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.60%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 59 (35.12%) HTTP
2 57 (33.93%) DNS
3 27 (16.07%) SSH
4 21 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 19 (11.31%) Firewall
6 17 (10.12%) HTTPS
6 17 (10.12%) SSL
6 17 (10.12%) DHCP
7 12 (7.14%) LDAP
8 11 (6.55%) SAN
9 9 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (5.36%) VPN
10 7 (4.17%) SMTP
11 6 (3.57%) NAS
11 6 (3.57%) SNMP
12 5 (2.98%) tcpdump
12 5 (2.98%) Wireshark
13 4 (2.38%) VLAN
14 3 (1.79%) FTP
14 3 (1.79%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (48.81%) MySQL
2 42 (25.00%) Redis
3 30 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (16.67%) Big Data
5 21 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 17 (10.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (8.33%) MongoDB
8 12 (7.14%) Hadoop
9 8 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.79%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.60%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 40 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 22 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.74%) Mercurial
4 6 (3.57%) Hudson
4 6 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 34 (20.24%) Games
2 17 (10.12%) Finance
3 14 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.74%) Online Betting
5 9 (5.36%) Publishing
6 3 (1.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.62%) Web Services
2 37 (22.02%) LAMP
3 13 (7.74%) Sphinx
4 8 (4.76%) Django
5 4 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.38%) JSON
5 4 (2.38%) XML
5 4 (2.38%) CSS
6 3 (1.79%) MSMQ
7 2 (1.19%) SOAP
8 1 (0.60%) .NET
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Online Games
2 15 (8.93%) Replication
2 15 (8.93%) Clustering
3 14 (8.33%) Social Media
4 12 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.95%) Open Source
6 3 (1.79%) Equities
6 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.60%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 168 (100.00%) Linux
2 83 (49.40%) CentOS
3 79 (47.02%) Ubuntu
4 58 (34.52%) Debian
5 40 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (15.48%) Windows
7 16 (9.52%) Android
7 16 (9.52%) Apple iOS
8 14 (8.33%) UNIX
8 14 (8.33%) FreeBSD
9 13 (7.74%) Solaris
9 13 (7.74%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.29%) DevOps
2 34 (20.24%) E-Commerce
3 26 (15.48%) Load Balancing
4 21 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 14 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.74%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (5.36%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.98%) Project Management
8 5 (2.98%) B2B
8 5 (2.98%) Social Media Monitoring
9 4 (2.38%) Build Automation
9 4 (2.38%) Analytics
9 4 (2.38%) Scrum
9 4 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.79%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.19%) ITIL
11 2 (1.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (48.81%) Python
2 59 (35.12%) Java
3 56 (33.33%) Ruby
4 51 (30.36%) Bash Shell
5 43 (25.60%) Perl
6 36 (21.43%) SQL
7 35 (20.83%) PHP
8 16 (9.52%) Scala
9 5 (2.98%) AWK
10 4 (2.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.79%) sed
12 2 (1.19%) C
13 1 (0.60%) Golang
13 1 (0.60%) PHP5
13 1 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (3.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) PhD
3 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (24.40%) Xen
3 12 (7.14%) KVM
4 10 (5.95%) XenServer
5 6 (3.57%) Varnish
6 4 (2.38%) vSphere
7 3 (1.79%) Docker
8 2 (1.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 106 (63.10%) Puppet
2 76 (45.24%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (27.38%) Nagios
4 25 (14.88%) Salt
5 17 (10.12%) Ansible
5 17 (10.12%) ZABBIX
6 16 (9.52%) logstash
7 14 (8.33%) Cacti
8 9 (5.36%) Ganglia
9 3 (1.79%) SCOM
10 2 (1.19%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.19%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.60%) Opsview
11 1 (0.60%) Scalr
11 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 75 (44.64%) Red Hat
2 46 (27.38%) VMware
3 19 (11.31%) Oracle
4 11 (6.55%) Citrix
5 10 (5.95%) Rackspace
6 8 (4.76%) SoftLayer
7 6 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.38%) JBoss
8 4 (2.38%) Sony
9 3 (1.79%) Sun
9 3 (1.79%) HP
10 2 (1.19%) Cisco
10 2 (1.19%) Percona
10 2 (1.19%) SaltStack
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