The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Administrator
UK
Rank 757 850 877
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 87 79 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.079% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.082% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 75 77 52
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,600 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +7.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

Senior Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
England +97 87 £67,500 +20.00% 5
London +63 50 £66,250 +10.41% 2
South East +73 24 £70,000 +14.28% 1
Berkshire +54 20 £70,000 +12.00%
Reading +39 16 £70,000 +12.00%
City of London +24 5 £78,750 +43.18%
East of England - 5 £48,500 - 1
North West -11 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Basingstoke - 4 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +11 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £48,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £75,000 -
Telford -5 2 - -
Shropshire -9 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £55,000 -
Slough - 2 £72,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £48,500 -
Manchester -17 1 £70,500 +28.18%
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Essex - 1 £48,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -
Windsor - 1 £60,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £37,500 -
Crewe - 1 £70,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Senior Linux 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 featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 145 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (61.38%) Python
3 84 (57.93%) Bash Shell
4 70 (48.28%) Red Hat
5 61 (42.07%) Puppet
6 49 (33.79%) CentOS
7 44 (30.34%) Amazon AWS
8 43 (29.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (27.59%) SaaS
10 35 (24.14%) Perl
11 34 (23.45%) Windows
12 33 (22.76%) VMware
12 33 (22.76%) Ruby
13 29 (20.00%) Finance
13 29 (20.00%) MySQL
14 28 (19.31%) Unix
14 28 (19.31%) Jenkins
15 27 (18.62%) QA
16 26 (17.93%) Degree
16 26 (17.93%) E-Commerce
16 26 (17.93%) Sun
17 23 (15.86%) C
17 23 (15.86%) Banking
18 22 (15.17%) Web Services
19 21 (14.48%) Apache
20 20 (13.79%) Configuration Management
20 20 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
20 20 (13.79%) Docker
20 20 (13.79%) High Availability
21 19 (13.10%) DevOps

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (14.48%) Apache
2 17 (11.72%) Hubot
3 10 (6.90%) nginx
4 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.45%) IIS
5 5 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.76%) Drupal
7 3 (2.07%) WordPress
8 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Office
2 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (30.34%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (27.59%) SaaS
3 17 (11.72%) Slack
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle CX
5 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) Office 365
6 1 (0.69%) Route 53
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
2 18 (12.41%) VPN
3 17 (11.72%) DNS
4 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.28%) LDAP
6 11 (7.59%) Firewall
6 11 (7.59%) LAN
6 11 (7.59%) WAN
7 9 (6.21%) DHCP
8 7 (4.83%) BGP
8 7 (4.83%) IGMP
8 7 (4.83%) Internet
8 7 (4.83%) Junos
8 7 (4.83%) OSPF
8 7 (4.83%) RIP
8 7 (4.83%) VLAN
9 6 (4.14%) InfiniBand
9 6 (4.14%) Wireless
10 5 (3.45%) PBX
10 5 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.00%) MySQL
2 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.38%) Big Data
6 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.69%) HBase
7 1 (0.69%) Informix
7 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 28 (19.31%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.07%) Subversion
4 2 (1.38%) GitLab
4 2 (1.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (20.00%) Finance
2 23 (15.86%) Banking
3 18 (12.41%) Retail
4 7 (4.83%) Legal
5 6 (4.14%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.17%) Web Services
2 18 (12.41%) LAMP
3 3 (2.07%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (2.07%) Middleware
3 3 (2.07%) WSH
4 2 (1.38%) REST
5 1 (0.69%) Kafka
5 1 (0.69%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.69%) RESTful
5 1 (0.69%) Web Services Management
5 1 (0.69%) XML
5 1 (0.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.83%) Clustering
5 4 (2.76%) Replication
6 3 (2.07%) AS400
6 3 (2.07%) Fintech
7 1 (0.69%) CESG
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Life Science
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (33.79%) CentOS
3 43 (29.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (23.45%) Windows
5 28 (19.31%) Unix
6 14 (9.66%) Ubuntu
6 14 (9.66%) Windows Server
7 10 (6.90%) Debian
8 6 (4.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.07%) zOS
12 2 (1.38%) HPUX
12 2 (1.38%) Solaris
12 2 (1.38%) SUSE
13 1 (0.69%) AIX
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) E-Commerce
2 20 (13.79%) Configuration Management
2 20 (13.79%) High Availability
3 19 (13.10%) DevOps
4 17 (11.72%) ChatOps
5 16 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.21%) Capacity Management
8 8 (5.52%) ITIL
9 7 (4.83%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.14%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.14%) Use Case
11 5 (3.45%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.45%) Project Management
11 5 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
12 4 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 89 (61.38%) Python
2 84 (57.93%) Bash Shell
3 35 (24.14%) Perl
4 33 (22.76%) Ruby
5 23 (15.86%) C
6 15 (10.34%) PHP
7 10 (6.90%) Java
7 10 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.21%) SQL
9 6 (4.14%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.07%) Korn
11 1 (0.69%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.69%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) CCNA
2 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.45%) MCITP
3 5 (3.45%) MCSA
3 5 (3.45%) MCSE
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.69%) RHCA
4 1 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.62%) QA
2 6 (4.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (13.79%) Docker
2 17 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.59%) NFS
4 10 (6.90%) Active Directory
5 9 (6.21%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (5.52%) iptables
6 8 (5.52%) KVM
7 5 (3.45%) Squid
8 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.07%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.07%) vSphere
9 2 (1.38%) Varnish
9 2 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.38%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.38%) Xen
9 2 (1.38%) XenServer
10 1 (0.69%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.69%) HDFS
10 1 (0.69%) Postfix
10 1 (0.69%) qmail
Systems Management
1 61 (42.07%) Puppet
2 17 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.34%) Ansible
4 7 (4.83%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (4.83%) Nagios
5 6 (4.14%) Salt
6 4 (2.76%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (2.76%) Graphite
6 4 (2.76%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.38%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.38%) cPanel
8 1 (0.69%) Ambari
8 1 (0.69%) Munin
8 1 (0.69%) Oozie
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (48.28%) Red Hat
2 33 (22.76%) VMware
3 26 (17.93%) Sun
4 11 (7.59%) Cisco
5 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.83%) Oracle
7 6 (4.14%) ANSYS
8 5 (3.45%) Veritas
9 4 (2.76%) BMC
10 3 (2.07%) Citrix
11 2 (1.38%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.38%) HP
11 2 (1.38%) NetApp
12 1 (0.69%) EMC
12 1 (0.69%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.69%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.69%) Percona
12 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.69%) Vyatta
12 1 (0.69%) Zend
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