The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 576 559 602
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 58 47 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 54 45 40
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 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 19 September 2014.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in London

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in London

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 London 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
(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
City of London +3 1 £57,500 -2.54%
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
England

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (79.53%) Puppet
3 76 (59.84%) Ubuntu
4 74 (58.27%) Opscode Chef
5 67 (52.76%) Python
6 66 (51.97%) CentOS
7 55 (43.31%) Amazon AWS
8 53 (41.73%) DevOps
9 48 (37.80%) Bash Shell
9 48 (37.80%) MySQL
9 48 (37.80%) Red Hat
10 44 (34.65%) Java
10 44 (34.65%) Debian
11 43 (33.86%) Ruby
12 42 (33.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (33.07%) VMware
12 42 (33.07%) Redis
13 41 (32.28%) Nagios
14 40 (31.50%) nginx
14 40 (31.50%) Jenkins
15 39 (30.71%) DNS
16 36 (28.35%) Web Services
17 34 (26.77%) HTTP
18 32 (25.20%) LAMP
19 31 (24.41%) Xen
20 30 (23.62%) Perl
21 29 (22.83%) PHP
22 28 (22.05%) Big Data
23 27 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 27 (21.26%) SSH

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (31.50%) nginx
2 26 (20.47%) Apache
3 16 (12.60%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (11.81%) Node.js
5 8 (6.30%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 55 (43.31%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.24%) SaaS
3 4 (3.15%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.79%) Joyent
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.79%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.71%) DNS
2 34 (26.77%) HTTP
3 27 (21.26%) SSH
4 21 (16.54%) TCP/IP
5 18 (14.17%) Firewall
6 17 (13.39%) HTTPS
6 17 (13.39%) SSL
7 11 (8.66%) LDAP
8 10 (7.87%) SAN
9 9 (7.09%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (6.30%) VPN
11 7 (5.51%) SMTP
12 6 (4.72%) SNMP
12 6 (4.72%) NAS
13 5 (3.94%) tcpdump
13 5 (3.94%) Wireshark
14 4 (3.15%) VLAN
15 3 (2.36%) DHCP
15 3 (2.36%) IPv4
16 2 (1.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.80%) MySQL
2 42 (33.07%) Redis
3 28 (22.05%) Big Data
4 21 (16.54%) NoSQL
5 17 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (13.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (11.02%) MongoDB
7 12 (9.45%) Hadoop
8 8 (6.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.36%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 40 (31.50%) Jenkins
2 22 (17.32%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.24%) Mercurial
4 6 (4.72%) Hudson
4 6 (4.72%) Subversion
General
1 21 (16.54%) Games
2 9 (7.09%) Publishing
3 4 (3.15%) Finance
4 3 (2.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.35%) Web Services
2 32 (25.20%) LAMP
3 13 (10.24%) Sphinx
4 8 (6.30%) Django
5 4 (3.15%) CSS
5 4 (3.15%) JSON
5 4 (3.15%) XML
6 3 (2.36%) MSMQ
6 3 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.79%) .NET
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Replication
1 15 (11.81%) Clustering
2 14 (11.02%) Social Media
3 7 (5.51%) Open Source
4 5 (3.94%) Online Games
5 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.36%) Equities
6 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.79%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 76 (59.84%) Ubuntu
3 66 (51.97%) CentOS
4 44 (34.65%) Debian
5 27 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (20.47%) Windows
7 16 (12.60%) Android
7 16 (12.60%) Apple iOS
8 14 (11.02%) FreeBSD
9 13 (10.24%) Solaris
9 13 (10.24%) OpenBSD
10 7 (5.51%) UNIX
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.73%) DevOps
2 26 (20.47%) Load Balancing
3 21 (16.54%) E-Commerce
4 20 (15.75%) Configuration Management
5 13 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.94%) Project Management
7 5 (3.94%) B2B
7 5 (3.94%) Social Media Monitoring
8 4 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.15%) Build Automation
8 4 (3.15%) Scrum
8 4 (3.15%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.36%) Risk Management
10 2 (1.57%) Web Development
10 2 (1.57%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.57%) Release Management
11 1 (0.79%) Fault Management
11 1 (0.79%) Analytics
11 1 (0.79%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 67 (52.76%) Python
2 48 (37.80%) Bash Shell
3 44 (34.65%) Java
4 43 (33.86%) Ruby
5 30 (23.62%) Perl
6 29 (22.83%) PHP
7 23 (18.11%) SQL
8 16 (12.60%) Scala
9 5 (3.94%) AWK
10 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.36%) sed
12 2 (1.57%) C
13 1 (0.79%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 42 (33.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (24.41%) Xen
3 11 (8.66%) KVM
4 6 (4.72%) Varnish
5 3 (2.36%) Docker
6 2 (1.57%) Postfix
6 2 (1.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 101 (79.53%) Puppet
2 74 (58.27%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (32.28%) Nagios
4 25 (19.69%) Salt
5 17 (13.39%) Ansible
5 17 (13.39%) ZABBIX
6 16 (12.60%) logstash
7 13 (10.24%) Cacti
8 9 (7.09%) Ganglia
9 3 (2.36%) SCOM
10 2 (1.57%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.79%) Scalr
11 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 48 (37.80%) Red Hat
2 42 (33.07%) VMware
3 10 (7.87%) Rackspace
4 8 (6.30%) SoftLayer
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle
6 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.15%) Sony
7 3 (2.36%) Sun
7 3 (2.36%) JBoss
8 2 (1.57%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco
9 1 (0.79%) Percona
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