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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 804 798 804
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 97 89 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.082% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.087% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 92 77 85
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 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.52%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 25 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 30 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 -24 90 £55,000 - 15
London -37 68 £55,000 - 7
East of England -5 9 £53,000 +0.95% 3
South East -16 9 £52,500 -20.75% 1
Hertfordshire -7 7 £53,000 - 3
Oxford +2 6 £55,000 -24.13%
Oxfordshire -3 6 £55,000 -24.13%
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
South Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 3 £37,500 -
North West 0 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North East -2 2 £37,750 -5.62%
Tyne and Wear -5 2 £37,750 -5.62%
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 2 £37,750 -5.62%
City of London -18 2 £56,250 +12.50% 2
Reading - 2 £37,500 -
Essex - 2 £56,250 -
Berkshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire -1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
St Albans -7 1 £62,500 - 2
Cheshire -9 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Warrington -21 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Brentwood - 1 £60,000 -
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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
2 121 (56.81%) Puppet
3 111 (52.11%) MySQL
4 104 (48.83%) Red Hat
5 97 (45.54%) Ubuntu
6 96 (45.07%) Apache
7 91 (42.72%) CentOS
8 80 (37.56%) Opscode Chef
9 79 (37.09%) Python
10 78 (36.62%) DevOps
11 74 (34.74%) Debian
12 70 (32.86%) Java
13 69 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
14 68 (31.92%) DNS
15 66 (30.99%) HTTP
16 59 (27.70%) Perl
17 57 (26.76%) Ruby
18 56 (26.29%) nginx
19 53 (24.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 53 (24.88%) Redis
20 49 (23.00%) VMware
20 49 (23.00%) Games
21 47 (22.07%) Nagios
21 47 (22.07%) Bash Shell
22 46 (21.60%) PHP
23 43 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
24 41 (19.25%) Jenkins
25 40 (18.78%) Web Services
25 40 (18.78%) E-Commerce
26 39 (18.31%) SQL

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 96 (45.07%) Apache
2 56 (26.29%) nginx
3 31 (14.55%) Tomcat
4 24 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (8.92%) CMS
6 18 (8.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 14 (6.57%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) 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 14 (6.57%) SaaS
3 7 (3.29%) Joyent
4 6 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.88%) GitHub
6 3 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 68 (31.92%) DNS
2 66 (30.99%) HTTP
3 37 (17.37%) Firewall
4 28 (13.15%) DHCP
4 28 (13.15%) TCP/IP
5 25 (11.74%) LDAP
6 23 (10.80%) SSL
7 19 (8.92%) SSH
8 17 (7.98%) SMTP
8 17 (7.98%) SAN
9 16 (7.51%) VPN
10 11 (5.16%) NAS
10 11 (5.16%) HTTPS
11 9 (4.23%) VLAN
12 6 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.82%) SNMP
13 5 (2.35%) IMAP
13 5 (2.35%) WAN
13 5 (2.35%) POP3
13 5 (2.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (52.11%) MySQL
2 53 (24.88%) Redis
3 35 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (12.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 22 (10.33%) NoSQL
6 20 (9.39%) MongoDB
7 18 (8.45%) Big Data
8 5 (2.35%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.41%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (19.25%) Jenkins
2 26 (12.21%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.10%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.47%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) FishEye
General
1 49 (23.00%) Games
2 31 (14.55%) Finance
3 21 (9.86%) Telecoms
4 18 (8.45%) Online Betting
5 9 (4.23%) Retail
6 4 (1.88%) Advertising
6 4 (1.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.78%) Web Services
2 34 (15.96%) LAMP
3 13 (6.10%) Sphinx
3 13 (6.10%) Django
4 10 (4.69%) XML
5 9 (4.23%) CSS
5 9 (4.23%) JSON
6 4 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.41%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.41%) .NET
7 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.94%) SOAP
9 1 (0.47%) WAMP
9 1 (0.47%) HTML
9 1 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.27%) Online Games
2 17 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.51%) Open Source
4 15 (7.04%) Social Media
5 14 (6.57%) Replication
5 14 (6.57%) Clustering
6 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.88%) Blog
7 2 (0.94%) Equities
7 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.47%) Statistics
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Linux
2 97 (45.54%) Ubuntu
3 91 (42.72%) CentOS
4 74 (34.74%) Debian
5 53 (24.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (15.49%) UNIX
7 25 (11.74%) Solaris
8 23 (10.80%) Apple iOS
8 23 (10.80%) Android
8 23 (10.80%) Windows
9 15 (7.04%) FreeBSD
10 13 (6.10%) OpenBSD
11 2 (0.94%) AIX
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.47%) HPUX
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (36.62%) DevOps
2 40 (18.78%) E-Commerce
3 32 (15.02%) Load Balancing
4 20 (9.39%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (8.92%) Service Delivery
5 19 (8.92%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.16%) Analytics
6 11 (5.16%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (4.69%) Project Management
8 9 (4.23%) Build Automation
9 7 (3.29%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.29%) B2B
10 6 (2.82%) Scrum
11 5 (2.35%) Stress Testing
11 5 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.35%) Social Media Monitoring
11 5 (2.35%) Migration
12 4 (1.88%) Release Management
12 4 (1.88%) User Experience Design
13 3 (1.41%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.09%) Python
2 70 (32.86%) Java
3 59 (27.70%) Perl
4 57 (26.76%) Ruby
5 47 (22.07%) Bash Shell
6 46 (21.60%) PHP
7 39 (18.31%) SQL
8 23 (10.80%) Scala
9 13 (6.10%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.23%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.29%) AWK
12 5 (2.35%) PHP4
13 2 (0.94%) C++
13 2 (0.94%) sed
13 2 (0.94%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.47%) Korn
14 1 (0.47%) Clojure
14 1 (0.47%) Golang
14 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (5.63%) Degree
2 9 (4.23%) RHCE
3 4 (1.88%) PhD
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.92%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (16.43%) Xen
3 15 (7.04%) KVM
4 14 (6.57%) XenServer
5 5 (2.35%) vSphere
6 4 (1.88%) NFS
7 3 (1.41%) Docker
8 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.94%) Postfix
9 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.47%) Varnish
9 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 121 (56.81%) Puppet
2 80 (37.56%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (22.07%) Nagios
4 23 (10.80%) logstash
5 15 (7.04%) Cacti
6 12 (5.63%) Salt
7 11 (5.16%) ZABBIX
7 11 (5.16%) Ansible
8 6 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.41%) SCOM
9 3 (1.41%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.94%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.94%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.94%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.94%) Opsview
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.47%) Scalr
Vendors
1 104 (48.83%) Red Hat
2 49 (23.00%) VMware
3 30 (14.08%) Oracle
4 15 (7.04%) Citrix
5 13 (6.10%) Rackspace
6 9 (4.23%) JBoss
7 7 (3.29%) Cisco
8 5 (2.35%) NetApp
9 4 (1.88%) Sun
9 4 (1.88%) Facebook
9 4 (1.88%) Twitter
10 3 (1.41%) Percona
10 3 (1.41%) HP
11 2 (0.94%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.94%) Zend
11 2 (0.94%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.47%) Infor
12 1 (0.47%) Splunk
12 1 (0.47%) SAP
12 1 (0.47%) Veritas
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum c£40k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Theale, Berkshire
i-KMP Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago