The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 829 803 808
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 64 115 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.096% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.10% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 40 110 83
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -2.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +31.87%

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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 23 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
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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
England -36 59 £55,000 +3.77% 10
London +2 26 £55,000 - 3
East of England +4 13 £55,000 +3.77% 1
Hertfordshire -5 10 £55,000 +3.77% 1
St Albans - 10 £55,000 - 1
South East +6 8 £70,000 +30.23% 2
South West - 7 £51,250 - 2
Berkshire +8 5 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Reading +1 5 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Edinburgh - 5 £43,500 - 1
Exeter - 5 - -
Devon - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 £43,500 - 1
North West +4 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £47,500 -
Manchester - 3 - - 2
City of London +32 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Hampshire +3 2 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +1 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (51.82%) Red Hat
3 51 (46.36%) MySQL
4 46 (41.82%) DNS
5 44 (40.00%) Puppet
6 41 (37.27%) Oracle
6 41 (37.27%) Apache
7 40 (36.36%) CentOS
8 38 (34.55%) DevOps
9 37 (33.64%) Bash Shell
10 34 (30.91%) E-Commerce
11 33 (30.00%) Java
11 33 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (29.09%) UNIX
13 31 (28.18%) Opscode Chef
14 30 (27.27%) Python
14 30 (27.27%) Ubuntu
15 29 (26.36%) Games
16 28 (25.45%) Tomcat
16 28 (25.45%) Perl
17 26 (23.64%) Finance
18 25 (22.73%) VMware
19 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (20.91%) SQL
20 23 (20.91%) HTTP
21 21 (19.09%) PostgreSQL
21 21 (19.09%) Ruby
21 21 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
22 20 (18.18%) Solaris
23 19 (17.27%) Service Delivery

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 41 (37.27%) Apache
2 28 (25.45%) Tomcat
3 18 (16.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (16.36%) CMS
3 18 (16.36%) nginx
4 12 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.45%) JBoss
6 3 (2.73%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.82%) IIS
7 2 (1.82%) Drupal
8 1 (0.91%) Confluence
8 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.36%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (41.82%) DNS
2 23 (20.91%) HTTP
3 18 (16.36%) DHCP
4 13 (11.82%) LDAP
5 11 (10.00%) Firewall
6 10 (9.09%) VPN
7 9 (8.18%) Internet
8 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.36%) SAN
10 4 (3.64%) SSH
11 3 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.82%) SMTP
12 2 (1.82%) FTP
13 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (46.36%) MySQL
2 21 (19.09%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (12.73%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (5.45%) Redis
7 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.91%) DB2
9 1 (0.91%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.91%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.36%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.00%) Subversion
4 10 (9.09%) Hudson
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 29 (26.36%) Games
2 26 (23.64%) Finance
3 18 (16.36%) Telecoms
3 18 (16.36%) Online Betting
4 11 (10.00%) Banking
5 10 (9.09%) Publishing
6 9 (8.18%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) LAMP
2 9 (8.18%) Web Services
3 5 (4.55%) XML
3 5 (4.55%) JSON
3 5 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (1.82%) libvirt
4 2 (1.82%) Memcached
4 2 (1.82%) .NET
4 2 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.91%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Online Games
2 13 (11.82%) Clustering
3 9 (8.18%) HACMP
4 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.82%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) iDTV
7 1 (0.91%) Celerra
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (36.36%) CentOS
3 33 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (29.09%) UNIX
5 30 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 20 (18.18%) Solaris
7 17 (15.45%) Debian
8 14 (12.73%) Windows
9 10 (9.09%) AIX
10 6 (5.45%) Android
10 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.82%) HPUX
12 1 (0.91%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.55%) DevOps
2 34 (30.91%) E-Commerce
3 19 (17.27%) Service Delivery
4 15 (13.64%) ITIL
5 14 (12.73%) Configuration Management
6 11 (10.00%) Change Management
7 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.36%) Server Building
9 6 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.45%) Migration
10 5 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.55%) Time Management
10 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.55%) Information Assurance
10 5 (4.55%) Open Source
11 3 (2.73%) Scrum
12 2 (1.82%) Business Continuity
12 2 (1.82%) Validation
12 2 (1.82%) DRM
12 2 (1.82%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.64%) Bash Shell
2 33 (30.00%) Java
3 30 (27.27%) Python
4 28 (25.45%) Perl
5 23 (20.91%) SQL
6 21 (19.09%) Ruby
7 18 (16.36%) PHP
8 13 (11.82%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.45%) Scala
10 2 (1.82%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.82%) C-shell
10 2 (1.82%) AWK
10 2 (1.82%) Korn
10 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.82%) CCNA
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.73%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.91%) Docker
3 10 (9.09%) Varnish
3 10 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.55%) XenApp
5 4 (3.64%) vSphere
5 4 (3.64%) NFS
5 4 (3.64%) Samba
6 3 (2.73%) Gluster
6 3 (2.73%) KVM
7 2 (1.82%) RHEV
7 2 (1.82%) oVirt
7 2 (1.82%) GFS2
7 2 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.82%) Squid
7 2 (1.82%) Xen
8 1 (0.91%) iptables
Systems Management
1 44 (40.00%) Puppet
2 31 (28.18%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (12.73%) Nagios
4 9 (8.18%) Data Guard
5 8 (7.27%) logstash
6 6 (5.45%) Pingdom
6 6 (5.45%) Graphite
7 5 (4.55%) HAProxy
7 5 (4.55%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.64%) BladeLogic
9 3 (2.73%) Ansible
10 2 (1.82%) SELinux
10 2 (1.82%) Salt
10 2 (1.82%) Unicenter
10 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.82%) Pacemaker
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.82%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 57 (51.82%) Red Hat
2 41 (37.27%) Oracle
3 25 (22.73%) VMware
4 15 (13.64%) Cisco
5 13 (11.82%) HP
6 7 (6.36%) IBM
6 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.45%) Citrix
8 5 (4.55%) Google
9 3 (2.73%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.73%) EMC
9 3 (2.73%) Sybase
9 3 (2.73%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.82%) New Relic
10 2 (1.82%) Veritas
10 2 (1.82%) Sun
10 2 (1.82%) Symantec
11 1 (0.91%) Perforce
11 1 (0.91%) Juniper
11 1 (0.91%) NetApp
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Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 20 days ago
London
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