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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 823 792 787
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 59 100 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.094% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.099% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 45 94 72
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £43,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +29.26%

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
99934 100679 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.48% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82413 80836 87730
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 26 February 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 24 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 26 February 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 -32 59 £55,000 -8.33% 8
London -38 25 £57,500 -4.16% 4
South East -20 16 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England +7 12 £55,000 +3.77% 1
Surrey - 12 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -4 8 £55,000 +3.77%
St Albans - 7 £55,000 -
Leatherhead - 6 £55,000 -
Berkshire 0 4 £43,750 -20.45%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Reading - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £52,500 - 1
City of London +7 2 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Yorkshire +4 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £41,250 - 1
York - 2 - -
South West - 2 £41,250 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £52,500 - 1
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £52,500 - 1

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (58.87%) Puppet
3 71 (57.26%) Python
4 62 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 58 (46.77%) DNS
6 57 (45.97%) Bash Shell
7 56 (45.16%) Opscode Chef
8 53 (42.74%) Perl
9 51 (41.13%) DevOps
10 50 (40.32%) CentOS
11 49 (39.52%) Java
12 48 (38.71%) nginx
13 47 (37.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (33.87%) MySQL
14 42 (33.87%) Apache
14 42 (33.87%) HTTP
15 39 (31.45%) Ruby
16 38 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (29.03%) Ubuntu
18 32 (25.81%) E-Commerce
18 32 (25.81%) PHP
19 31 (25.00%) Web Services
20 28 (22.58%) Windows
20 28 (22.58%) Configuration Management
20 28 (22.58%) Jenkins
21 27 (21.77%) VMware
21 27 (21.77%) UNIX
22 25 (20.16%) Debian
22 25 (20.16%) NoSQL
22 25 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 48 (38.71%) nginx
2 42 (33.87%) Apache
3 24 (19.35%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.87%) OpenStack
5 8 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (6.45%) CMS
6 7 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.03%) Jetty
8 4 (3.23%) IIS
8 4 (3.23%) JBoss
9 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.61%) Confluence
10 1 (0.81%) Node.js
10 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.26%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.84%) SoftLayer
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.61%) PaaS
5 2 (1.61%) Route 53
5 2 (1.61%) IaaS
5 2 (1.61%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (46.77%) DNS
2 42 (33.87%) HTTP
3 23 (18.55%) Internet
4 19 (15.32%) TCP/IP
5 14 (11.29%) DHCP
6 13 (10.48%) SAN
7 12 (9.68%) Firewall
8 11 (8.87%) SSH
9 10 (8.06%) LDAP
9 10 (8.06%) VPN
9 10 (8.06%) HTTPS
10 7 (5.65%) FTP
10 7 (5.65%) NAS
11 5 (4.03%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (4.03%) SMTP
12 4 (3.23%) SNMP
12 4 (3.23%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (2.42%) InfiniBand
13 3 (2.42%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.87%) MySQL
2 25 (20.16%) NoSQL
3 21 (16.94%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.65%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.65%) Big Data
6 6 (4.84%) Redis
7 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.61%) DB2
10 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.81%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 28 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 20 (16.13%) Subversion
4 17 (13.71%) Hudson
5 4 (3.23%) JIRA
6 2 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (13.71%) Publishing
2 14 (11.29%) Games
3 13 (10.48%) Finance
4 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.45%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.61%) Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (6.45%) CSS
3 6 (4.84%) XML
3 6 (4.84%) LAMP
3 6 (4.84%) JSON
4 4 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.23%) J2EE
5 2 (1.61%) HTML
5 2 (1.61%) Middleware
5 2 (1.61%) libvirt
6 1 (0.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Clustering
1 8 (6.45%) Online Games
2 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.61%) Open Source
4 1 (0.81%) Celerra
4 1 (0.81%) PKI
4 1 (0.81%) iDTV
4 1 (0.81%) EMV
4 1 (0.81%) EFT
4 1 (0.81%) BBC
4 1 (0.81%) Replication
4 1 (0.81%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (40.32%) CentOS
3 47 (37.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (29.03%) Ubuntu
5 28 (22.58%) Windows
6 27 (21.77%) UNIX
7 25 (20.16%) Debian
8 14 (11.29%) Solaris
9 4 (3.23%) Android
9 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.42%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.61%) SUSE
11 2 (1.61%) HPUX
11 2 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.13%) DevOps
2 32 (25.81%) E-Commerce
3 28 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 19 (15.32%) Information Assurance
5 11 (8.87%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.06%) ITIL
7 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (1.61%) Build Automation
14 2 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
14 2 (1.61%) Performance Analysis
14 2 (1.61%) Network Monitoring
14 2 (1.61%) Incident Management
14 2 (1.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.26%) Python
2 57 (45.97%) Bash Shell
3 53 (42.74%) Perl
4 49 (39.52%) Java
5 39 (31.45%) Ruby
6 32 (25.81%) PHP
7 20 (16.13%) SQL
8 17 (13.71%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.23%) Scala
11 2 (1.61%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.61%) C-shell
11 2 (1.61%) Korn
11 2 (1.61%) C
12 1 (0.81%) Tcl
12 1 (0.81%) PHP5
12 1 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.42%) VCP4
2 3 (2.42%) RHCSA
2 3 (2.42%) RHCE
3 2 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.32%) Varnish
3 9 (7.26%) KVM
4 7 (5.65%) Docker
4 7 (5.65%) Xen
5 5 (4.03%) vSphere
6 4 (3.23%) XenServer
6 4 (3.23%) NFS
7 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.61%) Samba
8 2 (1.61%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.61%) Gluster
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.61%) RHEV
8 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.61%) Squid
8 2 (1.61%) oVirt
9 1 (0.81%) LXC
Systems Management
1 73 (58.87%) Puppet
2 56 (45.16%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (18.55%) Nagios
4 14 (11.29%) Graphite
5 13 (10.48%) Salt
6 12 (9.68%) Ansible
7 7 (5.65%) ZABBIX
8 6 (4.84%) Ganglia
9 5 (4.03%) logstash
10 3 (2.42%) Pingdom
10 3 (2.42%) SELinux
11 2 (1.61%) Zenoss
11 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.61%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.61%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.81%) Munin
12 1 (0.81%) Cacti
Vendors
1 62 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 27 (21.77%) VMware
3 21 (16.94%) Oracle
4 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.06%) HP
5 10 (8.06%) EMC
6 7 (5.65%) Cisco
6 7 (5.65%) Rackspace
7 6 (4.84%) Sony
8 5 (4.03%) Veritas
8 5 (4.03%) Sun
9 4 (3.23%) NetApp
10 3 (2.42%) IBM
10 3 (2.42%) Sybase
10 3 (2.42%) Isilon
10 3 (2.42%) F5
11 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.61%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.61%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.61%) Compuware
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol
Brightpearl
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: 4 days ago