The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 237 - 211
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% - 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £51,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +32.50%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5773 5928 5043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.87% 95.83% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4886 4459
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(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
Devon - 5 - -
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Senior Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) Google
5 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
5 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) XenApp
5 5 (55.56%) IBM
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) Games
6 3 (33.33%) Nagios
6 3 (33.33%) JBoss
6 3 (33.33%) Apache
6 3 (33.33%) Gluster
6 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (33.33%) KVM
7 2 (22.22%) Docker
7 2 (22.22%) SELinux
7 2 (22.22%) RHEV
7 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (22.22%) libvirt
7 2 (22.22%) oVirt
7 2 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) nginx
2 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Infinispan
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
1 2 (22.22%) libvirt
2 1 (11.11%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) RHCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) Gluster
3 3 (33.33%) KVM
4 2 (22.22%) Docker
4 2 (22.22%) RHEV
4 2 (22.22%) oVirt
4 2 (22.22%) GFS2
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
4 2 (22.22%) Samba
4 2 (22.22%) Squid
5 1 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) SELinux
3 2 (22.22%) Pacemaker
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (22.22%) Cobbler
4 1 (11.11%) Pingdom
4 1 (11.11%) Graylog
4 1 (11.11%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 1 (11.11%) Qualys
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk
South West
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago