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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 622 570 594
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 21 60 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.14% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 21 59 33
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +28.04%
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
41382 44337 42616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.67% 93.92% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34926 36524 36097
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
City of London - 1 £52,500 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
England

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (66.67%) DevOps
3 32 (62.75%) Puppet
4 24 (47.06%) Java
4 24 (47.06%) Ubuntu
5 22 (43.14%) Red Hat
5 22 (43.14%) Ruby
5 22 (43.14%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
7 19 (37.25%) MySQL
7 19 (37.25%) Python
7 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
8 18 (35.29%) E-Commerce
8 18 (35.29%) nginx
8 18 (35.29%) Bash Shell
9 17 (33.33%) DNS
9 17 (33.33%) CentOS
10 16 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (29.41%) VMware
12 14 (27.45%) Subversion
12 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (27.45%) NoSQL
13 13 (25.49%) Nagios
13 13 (25.49%) Debian
13 13 (25.49%) Varnish
14 12 (23.53%) Perl
14 12 (23.53%) Windows
14 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
15 11 (21.57%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 18 (35.29%) nginx
2 9 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.80%) Apache
5 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
5 4 (7.84%) IIS
6 2 (3.92%) JBoss
6 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.92%) Jetty
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (21.57%) Firewall
3 10 (19.61%) LDAP
4 8 (15.69%) HTTP
4 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.69%) VPN
5 7 (13.73%) HTTPS
6 6 (11.76%) SAN
7 5 (9.80%) SSH
8 4 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (7.84%) NAS
9 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.92%) SMTP
9 2 (3.92%) VLAN
10 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.96%) SSL
10 1 (1.96%) SNMP
10 1 (1.96%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) MySQL
2 14 (27.45%) NoSQL
3 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (13.73%) Redis
4 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
5 6 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.96%) Big Data
8 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.96%) DB2
8 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
2 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
3 14 (27.45%) Subversion
4 11 (21.57%) Hudson
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
General
1 11 (21.57%) Publishing
2 6 (11.76%) Games
3 4 (7.84%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 6 (11.76%) XML
2 6 (11.76%) CSS
2 6 (11.76%) JSON
3 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.92%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) LAMP
5 1 (1.96%) Symfony
5 1 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) iDTV
3 1 (1.96%) EMV
3 1 (1.96%) EFT
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (47.06%) Ubuntu
3 17 (33.33%) CentOS
4 16 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (25.49%) Debian
6 12 (23.53%) Windows
7 11 (21.57%) Solaris
8 10 (19.61%) UNIX
9 6 (11.76%) Android
9 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) DevOps
2 18 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.73%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Build Automation
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Change Management
7 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.96%) Migration
8 1 (1.96%) CRM
8 1 (1.96%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) Ruby
3 19 (37.25%) Python
4 18 (35.29%) Bash Shell
5 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 12 (23.53%) Perl
6 9 (17.65%) SQL
7 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.76%) Scala
8 3 (5.88%) PHP
9 2 (3.92%) Bourne shell
9 2 (3.92%) C-shell
9 2 (3.92%) Korn
10 1 (1.96%) C
10 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.49%) Varnish
3 5 (9.80%) Docker
4 4 (7.84%) KVM
4 4 (7.84%) XenServer
4 4 (7.84%) Xen
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.92%) NFS
5 2 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.96%) LXC
6 1 (1.96%) Firmware
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (62.75%) Puppet
2 22 (43.14%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (25.49%) Nagios
4 11 (21.57%) Graphite
5 9 (17.65%) Ansible
6 7 (13.73%) logstash
7 5 (9.80%) Salt
8 3 (5.88%) Pingdom
9 2 (3.92%) Zenoss
9 2 (3.92%) BladeLogic
9 2 (3.92%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.96%) Cacti
10 1 (1.96%) Ganglia
10 1 (1.96%) Munin
10 1 (1.96%) yum
10 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (1.96%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Red Hat
2 15 (29.41%) VMware
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) Rackspace
5 6 (11.76%) EMC
6 4 (7.84%) NetApp
6 4 (7.84%) Veritas
6 4 (7.84%) Sun
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco
7 3 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.88%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.92%) Sybase
8 2 (3.92%) Compuware
8 2 (3.92%) HP
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) Sony