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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Administrator
UK
Rank 776 871 892
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 65 68 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.067% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.069% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 55 66 56
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £49,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £63,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.13% +20.47%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +96 64 £65,000 +4.00% 6
London +66 28 £70,000 +12.00% 3
South East +71 20 £70,000 +7.69%
Berkshire +56 15 £70,000 +7.69%
Reading +49 11 £70,000 +7.69%
City of London +42 5 £78,750 +31.25%
West Midlands +31 5 £40,000 -37.50%
East of England - 5 £48,500 - 3
North West -10 3 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £48,500 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +34 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Slough +25 2 £72,500 +3.57%
Oxfordshire +11 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Telford -3 2 - -
Shropshire -5 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
York - 2 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £55,000 -
Windsor - 2 £75,000 -
Chiswick - 2 £41,250 - 2
Cambridge - 2 £48,500 - 2
Crewe - 1 £70,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -
Banbury - 1 £57,500 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 82 (56.94%) Python
3 77 (53.47%) Bash Shell
4 75 (52.08%) Red Hat
5 59 (40.97%) Puppet
6 50 (34.72%) CentOS
7 45 (31.25%) SaaS
8 42 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
9 36 (25.00%) Windows
10 35 (24.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (23.61%) VMware
12 31 (21.53%) Finance
12 31 (21.53%) Unix
13 28 (19.44%) Perl
13 28 (19.44%) MySQL
13 28 (19.44%) Ruby
14 27 (18.75%) QA
14 27 (18.75%) Sun
15 26 (18.06%) Degree
15 26 (18.06%) Jenkins
16 24 (16.67%) C
17 23 (15.97%) Banking
17 23 (15.97%) High Availability
17 23 (15.97%) DevOps
18 21 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
19 20 (13.89%) Configuration Management
20 19 (13.19%) PHP
20 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
21 18 (12.50%) Apache
21 18 (12.50%) Ansible

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 18 (12.50%) Apache
2 12 (8.33%) Hubot
3 10 (6.94%) nginx
4 6 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.47%) IIS
5 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.39%) Drupal
6 2 (1.39%) WordPress
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.69%) Confluence
7 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Office
2 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (31.25%) SaaS
2 42 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.33%) Slack
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle CX
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.39%) Office 365
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) Route 53
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.11%) VPN
2 15 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (9.72%) TCP/IP
4 13 (9.03%) DNS
4 13 (9.03%) Firewall
5 12 (8.33%) LAN
5 12 (8.33%) WAN
6 9 (6.25%) DHCP
6 9 (6.25%) Internet
6 9 (6.25%) LDAP
7 7 (4.86%) VLAN
8 6 (4.17%) SMTP
8 6 (4.17%) SNMP
8 6 (4.17%) Wireless
9 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.47%) InfiniBand
10 4 (2.78%) Junos
10 4 (2.78%) PBX
10 4 (2.78%) RIP
10 4 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.44%) MySQL
2 6 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.39%) Big Data
5 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.39%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.39%) Redis
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.69%) HBase
6 1 (0.69%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.72%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (21.53%) Finance
2 23 (15.97%) Banking
3 13 (9.03%) Retail
4 6 (4.17%) Legal
4 6 (4.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.39%) Advertising
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.81%) LAMP
1 17 (11.81%) Web Services
2 3 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (2.08%) Middleware
2 3 (2.08%) WSH
3 2 (1.39%) MCollective
3 2 (1.39%) REST
3 2 (1.39%) RESTful
4 1 (0.69%) Kafka
4 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services Management
4 1 (0.69%) XML
4 1 (0.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.72%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.47%) Clustering
5 4 (2.78%) Replication
6 3 (2.08%) AS400
7 2 (1.39%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.39%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) CESG
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) Life Science
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (34.72%) CentOS
3 36 (25.00%) Windows
4 35 (24.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (21.53%) Unix
6 14 (9.72%) Windows Server
7 13 (9.03%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.56%) Debian
9 5 (3.47%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.78%) Solaris
10 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.08%) zOS
12 2 (1.39%) Fedora
12 2 (1.39%) HPUX
12 2 (1.39%) SUSE
13 1 (0.69%) AIX
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.97%) DevOps
1 23 (15.97%) High Availability
2 20 (13.89%) Configuration Management
3 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
4 15 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.33%) ChatOps
6 11 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.56%) ITIL
9 7 (4.86%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (3.47%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.47%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.47%) Project Management
11 5 (3.47%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.47%) Use Case
11 5 (3.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 82 (56.94%) Python
2 77 (53.47%) Bash Shell
3 28 (19.44%) Perl
3 28 (19.44%) Ruby
4 24 (16.67%) C
5 19 (13.19%) PHP
6 13 (9.03%) Java
7 12 (8.33%) SQL
8 11 (7.64%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.47%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.08%) Korn
12 2 (1.39%) C++
12 2 (1.39%) Groovy
13 1 (0.69%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 26 (18.06%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) CCNA
2 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.47%) MCITP
3 5 (3.47%) MCSA
3 5 (3.47%) MCSE
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.39%) RHCA
5 1 (0.69%) RHCE
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.75%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.42%) Docker
3 10 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.94%) NFS
4 8 (5.56%) KVM
5 6 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.47%) Squid
7 4 (2.78%) iptables
7 4 (2.78%) vSphere
8 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.08%) Xen
9 2 (1.39%) Postfix
9 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.69%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.69%) HDFS
10 1 (0.69%) pfSense
10 1 (0.69%) Samba
10 1 (0.69%) Varnish
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 59 (40.97%) Puppet
2 21 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (12.50%) Ansible
4 10 (6.94%) Nagios
5 5 (3.47%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (3.47%) Graphite
5 5 (3.47%) Salt
6 4 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (2.78%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.08%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.08%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.39%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.39%) cPanel
8 2 (1.39%) Munin
9 1 (0.69%) Ambari
9 1 (0.69%) logstash
9 1 (0.69%) Oozie
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 75 (52.08%) Red Hat
2 34 (23.61%) VMware
3 27 (18.75%) Sun
4 12 (8.33%) Cisco
5 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.56%) Oracle
7 5 (3.47%) ANSYS
8 4 (2.78%) BMC
8 4 (2.78%) Veritas
9 3 (2.08%) EMC
9 3 (2.08%) HP
9 3 (2.08%) Juniper
9 3 (2.08%) NetApp
10 2 (1.39%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.39%) Citrix
10 2 (1.39%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.69%) Google
11 1 (0.69%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.69%) Percona
11 1 (0.69%) Zend
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