The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Senior Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 402 454 462
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 18 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.061% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.064% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Median salary £50,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £61,000 £50,800
UK excluding London median salary £52,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+24.11% -15.00%
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 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
16822 20432 21243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.57% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14105 17127 16576
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +20 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Berkshire +32 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £49,500 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 - 1
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Senior Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Perl
3 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 13 (50.00%) Python
4 13 (50.00%) Puppet
5 11 (42.31%) Bash Shell
6 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (34.62%) Unix
7 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
9 7 (26.92%) MySQL
9 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
9 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
9 7 (26.92%) CentOS
10 6 (23.08%) High Availability
10 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
11 5 (19.23%) Nagios
11 5 (19.23%) ITIL
11 5 (19.23%) LAMP
11 5 (19.23%) CCNA
11 5 (19.23%) Service Management
11 5 (19.23%) DevOps
11 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
12 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 4 (15.38%) ANSYS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) nginx
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) InfiniBand
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) MariaDB
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.54%) Games
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) LAMP
2 3 (11.54%) OpenVZ
3 2 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) AS400
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Unix
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 7 (26.92%) CentOS
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.54%) zOS
7 2 (7.69%) Solaris
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 6 (23.08%) High Availability
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Logistics
5 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) Line Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Perl
2 13 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) Bash Shell
4 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
5 4 (15.38%) MATLAB
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CCNA
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) KVM
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Puppet
2 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (19.23%) Nagios
4 4 (15.38%) Cobbler
4 4 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (11.54%) Cacti
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (3.85%) Munin
6 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) ANSYS
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Fidessa
6 1 (3.85%) Percona