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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 415 392 436
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 20 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.090% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.096% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 3
Average salary £50,000 £60,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.35% +77.94%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 17 £50,000 -
Berkshire -12 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Hampshire -25 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Senior Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (90.63%) Bash Shell
3 27 (84.38%) Red Hat
4 26 (81.25%) Python
4 26 (81.25%) Puppet
5 25 (78.13%) DNS
6 24 (75.00%) PHP
7 23 (71.88%) Internet
8 22 (68.75%) Perl
8 22 (68.75%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (65.63%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (62.50%) Apache
11 19 (59.38%) HTTP
11 19 (59.38%) Information Assurance
12 18 (56.25%) nginx
13 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
13 17 (53.13%) Web Services
14 12 (37.50%) MySQL
14 12 (37.50%) CentOS
15 10 (31.25%) Windows
16 7 (21.88%) DevOps
17 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 5 (15.63%) VMware
17 5 (15.63%) Oracle
18 4 (12.50%) Java
18 4 (12.50%) Nagios
18 4 (12.50%) JBoss
18 4 (12.50%) Clustering
18 4 (12.50%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (62.50%) Apache
2 18 (56.25%) nginx
3 4 (12.50%) JBoss
3 4 (12.50%) Resin
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (65.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) DNS
2 23 (71.88%) Internet
3 19 (59.38%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
1 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (37.50%) CentOS
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) Debian
5 3 (9.38%) FreeBSD
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Information Assurance
2 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) Bash Shell
2 26 (81.25%) Python
3 24 (75.00%) PHP
4 22 (68.75%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) RHCE
2 3 (9.38%) RHCSA
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) KVM
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 26 (81.25%) Puppet
2 22 (68.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.50%) Nagios
3 4 (12.50%) Munin
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase