The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 420 404 423
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 16 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.082% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.087% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 11
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +29.26%
Senior Linux 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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Surrey - 12 £55,000 -
Berkshire +4 4 £43,750 -20.45%
Senior Linux Administrator
England

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (86.21%) Bash Shell
3 24 (82.76%) PHP
4 23 (79.31%) Red Hat
5 22 (75.86%) Perl
5 22 (75.86%) Python
5 22 (75.86%) Puppet
5 22 (75.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (75.86%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (72.41%) DNS
7 20 (68.97%) Apache
8 19 (65.52%) Internet
8 19 (65.52%) Information Assurance
8 19 (65.52%) HTTP
9 18 (62.07%) nginx
10 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (58.62%) Configuration Management
10 17 (58.62%) Web Services
11 8 (27.59%) CentOS
11 8 (27.59%) MySQL
12 6 (20.69%) Windows
13 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (17.24%) VMware
14 3 (10.34%) Debian
14 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (10.34%) KVM
14 3 (10.34%) DevOps
14 3 (10.34%) RHCSA
14 3 (10.34%) FreeBSD
14 3 (10.34%) ITIL

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (68.97%) Apache
2 18 (62.07%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) DNS
2 19 (65.52%) Internet
2 19 (65.52%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (27.59%) CentOS
4 6 (20.69%) Windows
5 3 (10.34%) FreeBSD
5 3 (10.34%) Debian
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) HPUX
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Information Assurance
2 17 (58.62%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Bash Shell
2 24 (82.76%) PHP
3 22 (75.86%) Python
3 22 (75.86%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) RHCE
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.34%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) KVM
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 22 (75.86%) Puppet
1 22 (75.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase