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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 561 575 601
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 62 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 58 46 39
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -9 1 £57,500 +9.00% 1
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
England

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
2 100 (78.74%) Puppet
3 80 (62.99%) Ubuntu
4 74 (58.27%) Opscode Chef
5 66 (51.97%) CentOS
6 62 (48.82%) Python
7 60 (47.24%) Amazon AWS
8 56 (44.09%) DevOps
9 53 (41.73%) MySQL
10 49 (38.58%) Red Hat
11 47 (37.01%) Bash Shell
11 47 (37.01%) Redis
12 45 (35.43%) Debian
13 42 (33.07%) VMware
13 42 (33.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (32.28%) Java
15 39 (30.71%) DNS
15 39 (30.71%) nginx
15 39 (30.71%) Ruby
16 38 (29.92%) Web Services
16 38 (29.92%) Jenkins
17 36 (28.35%) Nagios
18 33 (25.98%) HTTP
19 32 (25.20%) PHP
20 31 (24.41%) Perl
20 31 (24.41%) LAMP
21 30 (23.62%) Xen
22 29 (22.83%) Apache
23 28 (22.05%) Load Balancing
24 27 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (30.71%) nginx
2 29 (22.83%) Apache
3 19 (14.96%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (11.02%) Node.js
5 5 (3.94%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 60 (47.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.24%) SaaS
3 4 (3.15%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (2.36%) Joyent
5 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) GitHub
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.71%) DNS
2 33 (25.98%) HTTP
3 24 (18.90%) SSH
4 22 (17.32%) Firewall
5 21 (16.54%) TCP/IP
6 17 (13.39%) SSL
7 15 (11.81%) HTTPS
8 14 (11.02%) LDAP
9 10 (7.87%) VPN
10 9 (7.09%) SAN
10 9 (7.09%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (6.30%) SMTP
12 6 (4.72%) SNMP
12 6 (4.72%) VLAN
12 6 (4.72%) NAS
13 5 (3.94%) tcpdump
13 5 (3.94%) Wireshark
14 3 (2.36%) DHCP
14 3 (2.36%) IPv4
15 2 (1.57%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (41.73%) MySQL
2 47 (37.01%) Redis
3 24 (18.90%) Big Data
4 21 (16.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (14.96%) NoSQL
6 17 (13.39%) MongoDB
7 16 (12.60%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (7.09%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.36%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (29.92%) Jenkins
2 22 (17.32%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.24%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.36%) Hudson
4 3 (2.36%) Subversion
General
1 25 (19.69%) Games
2 6 (4.72%) Publishing
3 4 (3.15%) Finance
4 3 (2.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.92%) Web Services
2 31 (24.41%) LAMP
3 13 (10.24%) Sphinx
4 11 (8.66%) Django
5 6 (4.72%) CSS
5 6 (4.72%) JSON
5 6 (4.72%) XML
6 3 (2.36%) MSMQ
6 3 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.57%) .NET
7 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Replication
2 14 (11.02%) Clustering
2 14 (11.02%) Social Media
3 8 (6.30%) Open Source
4 6 (4.72%) 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%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 80 (62.99%) Ubuntu
3 66 (51.97%) CentOS
4 45 (35.43%) Debian
5 27 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (18.11%) Windows
7 19 (14.96%) Android
7 19 (14.96%) Apple iOS
8 17 (13.39%) Solaris
9 15 (11.81%) FreeBSD
10 13 (10.24%) OpenBSD
11 6 (4.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.09%) DevOps
2 28 (22.05%) Load Balancing
3 19 (14.96%) E-Commerce
3 19 (14.96%) Configuration Management
4 13 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (4.72%) Build Automation
5 6 (4.72%) B2B
6 5 (3.94%) Project Management
6 5 (3.94%) Scrum
6 5 (3.94%) Social Media Monitoring
7 3 (2.36%) Release Management
7 3 (2.36%) Risk Management
8 2 (1.57%) Low Latency
8 2 (1.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (1.57%) Web Development
9 1 (0.79%) Fault Management
9 1 (0.79%) MVC
9 1 (0.79%) User Experience Design
9 1 (0.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.82%) Python
2 47 (37.01%) Bash Shell
3 41 (32.28%) Java
4 39 (30.71%) Ruby
5 32 (25.20%) PHP
6 31 (24.41%) Perl
7 21 (16.54%) SQL
8 19 (14.96%) Scala
9 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.72%) AWK
9 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.36%) sed
11 1 (0.79%) Golang
11 1 (0.79%) C
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 30 (23.62%) Xen
3 13 (10.24%) KVM
4 3 (2.36%) Docker
4 3 (2.36%) Varnish
5 2 (1.57%) Postfix
5 2 (1.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 100 (78.74%) Puppet
2 74 (58.27%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (28.35%) Nagios
4 20 (15.75%) Salt
5 19 (14.96%) logstash
6 15 (11.81%) Ansible
6 15 (11.81%) ZABBIX
7 13 (10.24%) Cacti
8 6 (4.72%) Ganglia
9 3 (2.36%) SCOM
10 2 (1.57%) Zenoss
10 2 (1.57%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.79%) Scalr
11 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 49 (38.58%) Red Hat
2 42 (33.07%) VMware
3 12 (9.45%) Rackspace
4 8 (6.30%) Oracle
5 5 (3.94%) SoftLayer
6 3 (2.36%) Sun
6 3 (2.36%) JBoss
7 2 (1.57%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.79%) Sony
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.79%) Percona
8 1 (0.79%) Facebook
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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