The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Linux Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 579 557 631
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 67 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.092% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.098% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 67 39 28
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £41,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+28.65% -20.00%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46423 42735 52633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.75% 93.92% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38303 36072 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
England

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator across the London region.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in London

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in London

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Linux
2 98 (79.67%) Puppet
3 77 (62.60%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (57.72%) Ubuntu
5 54 (43.90%) Ruby
5 54 (43.90%) Amazon AWS
6 53 (43.09%) CentOS
7 52 (42.28%) Red Hat
8 51 (41.46%) Python
9 49 (39.84%) Apache
9 49 (39.84%) MySQL
10 48 (39.02%) PHP
11 47 (38.21%) Bash Shell
12 45 (36.59%) Debian
13 43 (34.96%) Firewall
14 42 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 41 (33.33%) Redis
16 39 (31.71%) Java
17 38 (30.89%) Git (software)
18 36 (29.27%) nginx
19 31 (25.20%) Jenkins
20 30 (24.39%) Elasticsearch
20 30 (24.39%) VMware
21 29 (23.58%) Solaris
22 28 (22.76%) Web Services
22 28 (22.76%) Games
23 27 (21.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 25 (20.33%) MongoDB
25 24 (19.51%) Perl
25 24 (19.51%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (39.84%) Apache
2 36 (29.27%) nginx
3 30 (24.39%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (9.76%) Tomcat
5 9 (7.32%) Node.js
6 6 (4.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 54 (43.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (9.76%) Amazon S3
2 12 (9.76%) Joyent
3 8 (6.50%) GitHub
4 7 (5.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (34.96%) Firewall
2 23 (18.70%) DNS
3 21 (17.07%) LDAP
4 20 (16.26%) HTTP
5 15 (12.20%) VPN
6 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
7 12 (9.76%) VRRP
7 12 (9.76%) VoIP
7 12 (9.76%) VLAN
8 11 (8.94%) SAN
9 10 (8.13%) iSCSI
9 10 (8.13%) NAS
10 8 (6.50%) SSL
10 8 (6.50%) SMTP
11 4 (3.25%) Kerberos
12 3 (2.44%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.63%) FTP
13 2 (1.63%) SSH
13 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.84%) MySQL
2 41 (33.33%) Redis
3 27 (21.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 25 (20.33%) MongoDB
5 22 (17.89%) NoSQL
6 11 (8.94%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (30.89%) Git (software)
2 31 (25.20%) Jenkins
3 20 (16.26%) Subversion
4 6 (4.88%) JIRA
4 6 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (4.88%) FishEye
5 3 (2.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 28 (22.76%) Games
2 8 (6.50%) Retail
3 7 (5.69%) Finance
4 4 (3.25%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.76%) Web Services
2 13 (10.57%) Django
3 12 (9.76%) JSON
3 12 (9.76%) XML
3 12 (9.76%) .NET
3 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.76%) CSS
4 11 (8.94%) LAMP
5 6 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (4.07%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (4.07%) Lucene
7 3 (2.44%) Sphinx
8 1 (0.81%) OSGi
8 1 (0.81%) Spring
8 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Open Source
2 15 (12.20%) Social Media
3 12 (9.76%) Digital Media
4 9 (7.32%) Clustering
5 8 (6.50%) Blog
6 4 (3.25%) Online Games
6 4 (3.25%) Replication
7 3 (2.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Linux
2 71 (57.72%) Ubuntu
3 53 (43.09%) CentOS
4 45 (36.59%) Debian
5 42 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (23.58%) Solaris
7 19 (15.45%) Apple iOS
7 19 (15.45%) Android
7 19 (15.45%) Windows
8 18 (14.63%) UNIX
9 10 (8.13%) FreeBSD
10 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.44%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.89%) E-Commerce
2 17 (13.82%) Load Balancing
3 15 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (9.76%) Build Automation
4 12 (9.76%) Low Latency
4 12 (9.76%) Release Management
5 8 (6.50%) User Experience Design
5 8 (6.50%) Scrum
6 7 (5.69%) B2B
6 7 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.44%) ITIL
8 3 (2.44%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.44%) Supplier Management
8 3 (2.44%) Social Media Monitoring
9 2 (1.63%) Project Management
9 2 (1.63%) Migration
10 1 (0.81%) MVC
10 1 (0.81%) Fault Management
10 1 (0.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.90%) Ruby
2 51 (41.46%) Python
3 48 (39.02%) PHP
4 47 (38.21%) Bash Shell
5 39 (31.71%) Java
6 24 (19.51%) Shell Script
6 24 (19.51%) Perl
7 19 (15.45%) Scala
8 12 (9.76%) Bourne shell
8 12 (9.76%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.88%) Clojure
10 4 (3.25%) AWK
11 3 (2.44%) SQL
12 1 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (16.26%) KVM
2 16 (13.01%) Xen
3 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (10.57%) NFS
5 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) Samba
6 1 (0.81%) qmail
6 1 (0.81%) Postfix
6 1 (0.81%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 98 (79.67%) Puppet
2 77 (62.60%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.76%) HAProxy
4 11 (8.94%) Nagios
5 10 (8.13%) ZABBIX
5 10 (8.13%) CFEngine
6 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.44%) Cacti
8 1 (0.81%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.81%) Ansible
8 1 (0.81%) Scalr
Vendors
1 52 (42.28%) Red Hat
2 30 (24.39%) VMware
3 14 (11.38%) Rackspace
4 12 (9.76%) Oracle
5 10 (8.13%) JBoss
6 8 (6.50%) Cisco
6 8 (6.50%) Facebook
6 8 (6.50%) Twitter
7 5 (4.07%) HP
7 5 (4.07%) Veritas
8 4 (3.25%) Splunk
8 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.44%) Zend
10 1 (0.81%) IBM
10 1 (0.81%) Percona
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Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + great bens
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Stock Options
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
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Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
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