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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 827 884 869
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 49 48 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.047% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.049% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 87
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £49,200
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+24.11% -15.00%
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
85118 97896 102873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.31% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 71771 82406 84031
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +60 26 £55,000 - 3
South East +69 18 £50,500 +26.25% 1
East of England +23 3 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (55.67%) Bash Shell
3 52 (53.61%) Puppet
4 50 (51.55%) Python
5 43 (44.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (42.27%) CentOS
7 39 (40.21%) VMware
8 35 (36.08%) MySQL
9 34 (35.05%) Perl
10 33 (34.02%) Ruby
11 32 (32.99%) DevOps
12 30 (30.93%) Jenkins
12 30 (30.93%) Red Hat
13 28 (28.87%) LAMP
14 26 (26.80%) DNS
14 26 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (25.77%) Nagios
16 23 (23.71%) E-Commerce
17 22 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
18 21 (21.65%) Configuration Management
19 20 (20.62%) Apache
19 20 (20.62%) PHP
20 19 (19.59%) LDAP
21 18 (18.56%) Web Services
21 18 (18.56%) Docker
22 17 (17.53%) TCP/IP
22 17 (17.53%) Wi-Fi
23 16 (16.49%) Retail
23 16 (16.49%) Unix

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 20 (20.62%) Apache
2 16 (16.49%) Hubot
3 12 (12.37%) nginx
4 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.12%) Drupal
6 4 (4.12%) JBoss
6 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.12%) Resin
6 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.03%) CMS
8 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.49%) Slack
3 7 (7.22%) GitHub
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.80%) DNS
2 19 (19.59%) LDAP
3 17 (17.53%) TCP/IP
3 17 (17.53%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (10.31%) SAN
4 10 (10.31%) VPN
5 9 (9.28%) Firewall
5 9 (9.28%) Kerberos
6 7 (7.22%) BGP
6 7 (7.22%) OSPF
7 6 (6.19%) DHCP
7 6 (6.19%) IGMP
7 6 (6.19%) Junos
7 6 (6.19%) RIP
8 5 (5.15%) iSCSI
8 5 (5.15%) SSL
9 4 (4.12%) HTTP
9 4 (4.12%) HTTPS
9 4 (4.12%) InfiniBand
9 4 (4.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.08%) MySQL
2 7 (7.22%) MariaDB
3 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.06%) DB2
7 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (30.93%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.22%) Subversion
3 6 (6.19%) GitLab
4 4 (4.12%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.06%) Gradle
5 2 (2.06%) Maven
General
1 16 (16.49%) Retail
2 8 (8.25%) Marketing
3 3 (3.09%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Finance
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.87%) LAMP
2 18 (18.56%) Web Services
3 8 (8.25%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (7.22%) OpenVZ
5 4 (4.12%) ELK Stack
6 3 (3.09%) REST
7 2 (2.06%) SOAP
8 1 (1.03%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.03%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.25%) Fintech
4 6 (6.19%) Clustering
5 5 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (4.12%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.09%) AS400
7 3 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.06%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (44.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (42.27%) CentOS
4 16 (16.49%) Unix
4 16 (16.49%) Windows
5 11 (11.34%) Ubuntu
6 6 (6.19%) Solaris
6 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.12%) Debian
8 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.09%) zOS
9 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.03%) Fedora
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) DevOps
2 23 (23.71%) E-Commerce
3 21 (21.65%) Configuration Management
4 16 (16.49%) ChatOps
5 11 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.22%) High Availability
7 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity
7 6 (6.19%) Capacity Management
7 6 (6.19%) ITIL
8 5 (5.15%) Service Management
9 4 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.12%) Password Management
9 4 (4.12%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.12%) Use Case
10 3 (3.09%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.09%) Logistics
10 3 (3.09%) Low Latency
10 3 (3.09%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.09%) Open Source
10 3 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) Bash Shell
2 50 (51.55%) Python
3 34 (35.05%) Perl
4 33 (34.02%) Ruby
5 20 (20.62%) PHP
6 13 (13.40%) Java
7 9 (9.28%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.12%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.09%) SQL
11 1 (1.03%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) CCNA
2 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.06%) CCNP
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.56%) Docker
3 16 (16.49%) NFS
4 11 (11.34%) KVM
5 9 (9.28%) vSphere
6 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (8.25%) iptables
7 7 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.06%) Postfix
9 2 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.06%) XenServer
10 1 (1.03%) Corosync
10 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.03%) qmail
10 1 (1.03%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.03%) Squid
10 1 (1.03%) Varnish
10 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (53.61%) Puppet
2 25 (25.77%) Nagios
3 22 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (13.40%) Ansible
5 11 (11.34%) HAProxy
6 8 (8.25%) Cacti
7 5 (5.15%) Check_MK
7 5 (5.15%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (5.15%) logstash
7 5 (5.15%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.12%) Cobbler
8 4 (4.12%) OSSEC
8 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (4.12%) SELinux
9 1 (1.03%) cPanel
9 1 (1.03%) Munin
9 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.03%) SCOM
9 1 (1.03%) WSUS
9 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) VMware
2 30 (30.93%) Red Hat
3 14 (14.43%) Cisco
4 7 (7.22%) EMC
4 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.19%) Citrix
6 5 (5.15%) Percona
7 4 (4.12%) ANSYS
7 4 (4.12%) ATG
7 4 (4.12%) IBM
8 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle
9 2 (2.06%) Veritas
10 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.03%) Dell
10 1 (1.03%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.03%) HP
10 1 (1.03%) NetApp
10 1 (1.03%) Splunk
10 1 (1.03%) Sun
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Salary: 45,000 to £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £41,000 to £57,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
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