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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 442 420 433
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 8 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% 0.041% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.044% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 11
Average salary £56,250 £72,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.82% +27.77%
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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
Berkshire - 6 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 2 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Senior Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) Python
3 22 (68.75%) Red Hat
3 22 (68.75%) Apache
4 20 (62.50%) MySQL
5 17 (53.13%) Debian
6 16 (50.00%) DevOps
7 14 (43.75%) nginx
7 14 (43.75%) Puppet
8 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (40.63%) Ruby
8 13 (40.63%) Perl
9 12 (37.50%) Citrix
9 12 (37.50%) HTTP
9 12 (37.50%) QA
10 11 (34.38%) Nagios
10 11 (34.38%) XenServer
11 10 (31.25%) CentOS
11 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
11 10 (31.25%) Xen
12 9 (28.13%) UNIX
13 7 (21.88%) DNS
13 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (18.75%) Degree
14 6 (18.75%) Ubuntu
14 6 (18.75%) Analytics
14 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
15 5 (15.63%) VMware
16 4 (12.50%) Clustering
16 4 (12.50%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 22 (68.75%) Apache
2 14 (43.75%) nginx
3 4 (12.50%) Resin
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Route 53
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) HTTP
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) NAS
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Java EE
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Debian
3 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (31.25%) CentOS
5 9 (28.13%) UNIX
6 6 (18.75%) Ubuntu
7 4 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (3.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Python
2 13 (40.63%) Ruby
2 13 (40.63%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) RHCE
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) XenServer
2 10 (31.25%) Xen
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Puppet
2 11 (34.38%) Nagios
3 4 (12.50%) Munin
4 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) Percona
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) HP
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