The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 790 781 796
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 106 88 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.081% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.085% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 101 76 76
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 27 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 11 July 2014. 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
England -6 98 £53,000 -3.63% 5
London -24 69 £55,000 - 3
East of England +2 13 £53,000 +0.95%
South East -9 12 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Hertfordshire -12 11 £53,000 -
Oxford +9 8 £55,000 -16.98% 1
Oxfordshire +3 8 £55,000 -16.98% 1
City of London -8 3 £52,500 +5.00%
South Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Surrey +3 2 £51,250 -2.38%
Tyne and Wear -9 2 £37,750 -5.62%
North East -9 2 £37,750 -5.62%
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 2 £37,750 -5.62%
Stevenage - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £56,250 -
Lancashire 0 1 £40,000 +14.28%
North West 0 1 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Berkshire -5 1 £40,000 -
Reading -6 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -40 1 £28,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £28,500 -
Brentwood - 1 £60,000 -
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Linux
2 124 (58.22%) Puppet
3 108 (50.70%) MySQL
4 107 (50.23%) Red Hat
5 101 (47.42%) Apache
6 95 (44.60%) Ubuntu
7 94 (44.13%) CentOS
8 80 (37.56%) Opscode Chef
9 76 (35.68%) DevOps
9 76 (35.68%) Python
10 73 (34.27%) Debian
11 70 (32.86%) Java
12 69 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
13 66 (30.99%) HTTP
13 66 (30.99%) DNS
14 61 (28.64%) Perl
15 57 (26.76%) Ruby
16 56 (26.29%) nginx
17 54 (25.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 51 (23.94%) Redis
19 49 (23.00%) Games
20 48 (22.54%) PHP
21 47 (22.07%) VMware
22 45 (21.13%) Nagios
22 45 (21.13%) Bash Shell
23 44 (20.66%) E-Commerce
24 41 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure
25 40 (18.78%) Jenkins
25 40 (18.78%) Firewall
26 38 (17.84%) SQL

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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
1 101 (47.42%) Apache
2 56 (26.29%) nginx
3 35 (16.43%) Tomcat
4 24 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (8.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 19 (8.92%) CMS
6 13 (6.10%) Node.js
7 2 (0.94%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Summit
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.04%) SaaS
3 8 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.76%) Joyent
4 6 (2.82%) GitHub
5 5 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.88%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.47%) Route 53
8 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 66 (30.99%) HTTP
1 66 (30.99%) DNS
2 40 (18.78%) Firewall
3 31 (14.55%) TCP/IP
4 28 (13.15%) DHCP
5 27 (12.68%) LDAP
6 23 (10.80%) SSL
7 21 (9.86%) SAN
8 18 (8.45%) SMTP
9 17 (7.98%) SSH
10 15 (7.04%) VPN
10 15 (7.04%) NAS
11 10 (4.69%) HTTPS
12 8 (3.76%) VLAN
13 7 (3.29%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.82%) SNMP
15 5 (2.35%) LAN
15 5 (2.35%) WAN
15 5 (2.35%) POP3
15 5 (2.35%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (50.70%) MySQL
2 51 (23.94%) Redis
3 36 (16.90%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (13.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 24 (11.27%) NoSQL
6 20 (9.39%) MongoDB
7 15 (7.04%) Big Data
8 4 (1.88%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.41%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 40 (18.78%) Jenkins
2 28 (13.15%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.16%) Mercurial
4 7 (3.29%) Subversion
5 2 (0.94%) JIRA
5 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.94%) FishEye
General
1 49 (23.00%) Games
2 32 (15.02%) Finance
3 22 (10.33%) Telecoms
4 19 (8.92%) Online Betting
5 11 (5.16%) Retail
6 4 (1.88%) Front Office
6 4 (1.88%) Advertising
6 4 (1.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.37%) Web Services
2 33 (15.49%) LAMP
3 13 (6.10%) Django
4 11 (5.16%) Sphinx
5 9 (4.23%) XML
6 8 (3.76%) CSS
6 8 (3.76%) JSON
7 5 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.41%) .NET
8 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.41%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.94%) SOAP
10 1 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.47%) HTML
10 1 (0.47%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.74%) Online Games
2 18 (8.45%) Open Source
3 17 (7.98%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.04%) Social Media
5 13 (6.10%) Clustering
6 12 (5.63%) Replication
7 6 (2.82%) Blog
8 4 (1.88%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.47%) DTV
11 1 (0.47%) Statistics
11 1 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Linux
2 95 (44.60%) Ubuntu
3 94 (44.13%) CentOS
4 73 (34.27%) Debian
5 54 (25.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (15.49%) UNIX
7 26 (12.21%) Windows
8 24 (11.27%) Solaris
9 22 (10.33%) Apple iOS
9 22 (10.33%) Android
10 13 (6.10%) FreeBSD
11 11 (5.16%) OpenBSD
12 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.94%) AIX
14 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.68%) DevOps
2 44 (20.66%) E-Commerce
3 29 (13.62%) Load Balancing
4 19 (8.92%) Service Delivery
4 19 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (7.98%) Configuration Management
6 12 (5.63%) Analytics
7 10 (4.69%) Project Management
8 9 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (3.76%) Build Automation
10 7 (3.29%) B2B
10 7 (3.29%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.29%) Scrum
11 6 (2.82%) User Experience Design
12 5 (2.35%) Migration
12 5 (2.35%) Stress Testing
12 5 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (2.35%) Social Media Monitoring
13 4 (1.88%) Release Management
14 3 (1.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.68%) Python
2 70 (32.86%) Java
3 61 (28.64%) Perl
4 57 (26.76%) Ruby
5 48 (22.54%) PHP
6 45 (21.13%) Bash Shell
7 38 (17.84%) SQL
8 22 (10.33%) Scala
9 13 (6.10%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.76%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.29%) AWK
12 5 (2.35%) PHP4
13 3 (1.41%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.94%) Clojure
14 2 (0.94%) C++
15 1 (0.47%) C
15 1 (0.47%) Golang
15 1 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (6.57%) Degree
2 9 (4.23%) RHCE
3 4 (1.88%) PhD
4 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.92%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (15.02%) Xen
3 15 (7.04%) KVM
4 14 (6.57%) XenServer
5 9 (4.23%) NFS
6 5 (2.35%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.35%) vSphere
7 3 (1.41%) Docker
8 2 (0.94%) Postfix
9 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.47%) Samba
9 1 (0.47%) Varnish
9 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 124 (58.22%) Puppet
2 80 (37.56%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (21.13%) Nagios
4 22 (10.33%) logstash
5 13 (6.10%) Cacti
6 11 (5.16%) ZABBIX
7 10 (4.69%) Salt
7 10 (4.69%) Ansible
8 6 (2.82%) CFEngine
8 6 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.41%) SCOM
9 3 (1.41%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.94%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.94%) Opsview
11 1 (0.47%) Scalr
11 1 (0.47%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 107 (50.23%) Red Hat
2 47 (22.07%) VMware
3 31 (14.55%) Oracle
4 15 (7.04%) Citrix
5 13 (6.10%) JBoss
5 13 (6.10%) Rackspace
6 8 (3.76%) Cisco
7 7 (3.29%) Twitter
8 6 (2.82%) Facebook
9 5 (2.35%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.35%) NetApp
10 4 (1.88%) HP
10 4 (1.88%) Splunk
11 3 (1.41%) Percona
11 3 (1.41%) Zend
12 2 (0.94%) Sun
12 2 (0.94%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.47%) Veritas
13 1 (0.47%) SAP
13 1 (0.47%) Infor
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