The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Senior Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 850 885 857
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 53 68 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.069% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 109
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +7.84%
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
88424 99136 104947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.33% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75288 82628 86337
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 36 £55,000 -2.22% 5
South East +30 11 £55,000 -21.42%
East of England +18 3 £47,500 -13.63%
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Senior Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (51.19%) Bash Shell
2 43 (51.19%) Puppet
3 42 (50.00%) CentOS
4 40 (47.62%) VMware
5 37 (44.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (41.67%) DevOps
7 34 (40.48%) MySQL
8 32 (38.10%) Python
9 31 (36.90%) Red Hat
9 31 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (34.52%) Jenkins
10 29 (34.52%) Nagios
11 27 (32.14%) LAMP
12 26 (30.95%) DNS
13 24 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (27.38%) Opscode Chef
15 20 (23.81%) Ruby
15 20 (23.81%) Perl
15 20 (23.81%) Configuration Management
16 19 (22.62%) PHP
16 19 (22.62%) Cisco
17 18 (21.43%) Apache
18 17 (20.24%) LDAP
18 17 (20.24%) Windows
19 15 (17.86%) HAProxy
19 15 (17.86%) Ansible
20 14 (16.67%) Unix
20 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
20 14 (16.67%) Data Centre

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (21.43%) Apache
2 10 (11.90%) nginx
3 8 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.76%) JBoss
5 4 (4.76%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.76%) Resin
5 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.57%) Confluence
7 2 (2.38%) Drupal
7 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.38%) IIS
7 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.33%) GitHub
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.57%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.57%) Route 53
3 3 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.95%) DNS
2 17 (20.24%) LDAP
3 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.10%) Firewall
5 10 (11.90%) Kerberos
6 9 (10.71%) SAN
6 9 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (9.52%) DHCP
8 7 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 7 (8.33%) VPN
9 6 (7.14%) VLAN
10 5 (5.95%) LAN
10 5 (5.95%) SSL
11 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.76%) NAS
11 4 (4.76%) VoIP
12 3 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.57%) HTTPS
12 3 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.48%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) MariaDB
3 6 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.57%) DB2
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) Big Data
6 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (34.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.52%) Subversion
3 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.14%) GitLab
4 5 (5.95%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.57%) Gradle
5 3 (3.57%) JIRA
5 3 (3.57%) Maven
5 3 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.71%) Retail
2 8 (9.52%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) Back Office
4 3 (3.57%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Games
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) LAMP
2 12 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (7.14%) ELK Stack
3 6 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (3.57%) REST
4 3 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.19%) CSS
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.19%) SAML
5 1 (1.19%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.14%) Fintech
2 6 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (50.00%) CentOS
3 37 (44.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (20.24%) Windows
5 14 (16.67%) Unix
6 13 (15.48%) Ubuntu
7 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
8 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (8.33%) Solaris
9 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.76%) Debian
12 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.19%) Fedora
14 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
14 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) DevOps
2 20 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.95%) Open Source
6 5 (5.95%) Service Management
7 4 (4.76%) Password Management
8 3 (3.57%) Computer Security
8 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.57%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.57%) Software Architecture
9 2 (2.38%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.38%) High Availability
9 2 (2.38%) Network Management
9 2 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.38%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (2.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) Bash Shell
2 32 (38.10%) Python
3 20 (23.81%) Perl
3 20 (23.81%) Ruby
4 19 (22.62%) PHP
5 13 (15.48%) Shell Script
6 11 (13.10%) Java
7 9 (10.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.57%) SQL
9 2 (2.38%) C
10 1 (1.19%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.95%) CCNA
2 5 (5.95%) CCNP
2 5 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.38%) MCITP
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) CCDE
4 1 (1.19%) CCIE
4 1 (1.19%) CCSP
4 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.48%) Docker
3 12 (14.29%) NFS
4 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
5 10 (11.90%) KVM
6 8 (9.52%) vSphere
7 7 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.76%) iptables
8 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.57%) Corosync
9 3 (3.57%) vCloud
10 2 (2.38%) Xen
10 2 (2.38%) XenServer
11 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.19%) Postfix
11 1 (1.19%) RHEV
11 1 (1.19%) Samba
11 1 (1.19%) Sendmail
11 1 (1.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (51.19%) Puppet
2 29 (34.52%) Nagios
3 23 (27.38%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (17.86%) Ansible
4 15 (17.86%) HAProxy
5 10 (11.90%) Cacti
6 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (5.95%) Check_MK
7 5 (5.95%) logstash
7 5 (5.95%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.76%) OSSEC
8 4 (4.76%) SELinux
9 3 (3.57%) Casper Suite
9 3 (3.57%) Cobbler
9 3 (3.57%) Pacemaker
10 2 (2.38%) cPanel
11 1 (1.19%) Icinga
11 1 (1.19%) Plesk
11 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (1.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (47.62%) VMware
2 31 (36.90%) Red Hat
3 19 (22.62%) Cisco
4 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.14%) Citrix
5 6 (7.14%) EMC
6 5 (5.95%) IBM
6 5 (5.95%) Percona
7 4 (4.76%) ATG
7 4 (4.76%) Juniper
7 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.57%) Apple
8 3 (3.57%) Google
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle
9 2 (2.38%) Splunk
10 1 (1.19%) Dell
10 1 (1.19%) HP
10 1 (1.19%) NetApp
10 1 (1.19%) Sun
10 1 (1.19%) Veritas
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