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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 795 868 879
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 82 90 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.085% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.088% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 72 84 74
Median salary £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,750 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,400 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016 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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +68 82 £58,750 +6.81% 15
London +71 55 £57,500 +2.22% 5
South East +61 20 £60,500 +0.83% 2
Berkshire +51 11 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Reading +31 7 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Hampshire 0 4 £61,250 +88.46% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £49,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £49,500 -
City of London +12 3 £77,500 +40.90% 3
East of England +3 3 £48,500 -11.81% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £75,000 -
North West -16 2 £62,750 +14.09% 2
Chiswick - 2 £37,500 -
Slough - 2 £65,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £53,750 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £62,500 -
Surrey +25 1 £56,500 +2.72%
Cambridge +15 1 £48,500 -11.81% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £48,500 -11.81% 1
Telford -6 1 - -
Shropshire -8 1 - -
West Midlands -10 1 - - 1
Manchester -31 1 £70,500 +28.18% 1
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £37,500 -
Woking - 1 £56,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £55,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 - 3
Windsor - 1 £60,500 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Linux
2 83 (58.04%) Python
3 81 (56.64%) Bash Shell
4 65 (45.45%) Puppet
5 64 (44.76%) Red Hat
6 57 (39.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (37.76%) CentOS
8 43 (30.07%) Amazon AWS
8 43 (30.07%) Ruby
9 41 (28.67%) Windows
10 40 (27.97%) Perl
11 38 (26.57%) VMware
12 32 (22.38%) E-Commerce
13 31 (21.68%) SaaS
13 31 (21.68%) Jenkins
14 29 (20.28%) Unix
15 28 (19.58%) Web Services
16 27 (18.88%) MySQL
17 26 (18.18%) Docker
18 25 (17.48%) Wi-Fi
19 24 (16.78%) DNS
20 23 (16.08%) ChatOps
20 23 (16.08%) Hubot
20 23 (16.08%) Slack
20 23 (16.08%) Apache
20 23 (16.08%) Retail
21 22 (15.38%) Cisco
22 21 (14.69%) Finance
23 20 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
23 20 (13.99%) DevOps

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 23 (16.08%) Apache
1 23 (16.08%) Hubot
2 17 (11.89%) nginx
3 5 (3.50%) Drupal
3 5 (3.50%) IIS
3 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.40%) WordPress
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (30.07%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (21.68%) SaaS
3 23 (16.08%) Slack
4 3 (2.10%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.70%) GitHub
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.70%) Office 365
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.70%) Route 53
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.48%) Wi-Fi
2 24 (16.78%) DNS
3 16 (11.19%) VPN
4 15 (10.49%) LDAP
5 11 (7.69%) Firewall
5 11 (7.69%) LAN
5 11 (7.69%) WAN
6 9 (6.29%) TCP/IP
7 8 (5.59%) BGP
7 8 (5.59%) OSPF
8 7 (4.90%) IGMP
8 7 (4.90%) Junos
8 7 (4.90%) RIP
8 7 (4.90%) VLAN
9 6 (4.20%) Asterisk PBX
9 6 (4.20%) DHCP
9 6 (4.20%) InfiniBand
9 6 (4.20%) Internet
9 6 (4.20%) Kerberos
9 6 (4.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.88%) MySQL
2 8 (5.59%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.50%) Redis
4 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.10%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.70%) Big Data
6 1 (0.70%) HBase
6 1 (0.70%) Informix
6 1 (0.70%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (21.68%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.10%) Subversion
4 2 (1.40%) GitLab
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 23 (16.08%) Retail
2 21 (14.69%) Finance
3 11 (7.69%) Banking
4 7 (4.90%) Legal
5 6 (4.20%) Marketing
6 3 (2.10%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.58%) Web Services
2 16 (11.19%) LAMP
3 8 (5.59%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (3.50%) Memcached
5 3 (2.10%) Middleware
6 2 (1.40%) WSH
7 1 (0.70%) Kafka
7 1 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.70%) REST
7 1 (0.70%) Web Services Management
7 1 (0.70%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.59%) Clustering
4 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.80%) Fintech
6 3 (2.10%) AS400
6 3 (2.10%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.40%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) CESG
8 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.70%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (39.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 54 (37.76%) CentOS
4 41 (28.67%) Windows
5 29 (20.28%) Unix
6 14 (9.79%) Windows Server
7 12 (8.39%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.59%) Debian
9 6 (4.20%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.10%) HPUX
12 3 (2.10%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.10%) Solaris
12 3 (2.10%) zOS
13 2 (1.40%) AIX
13 2 (1.40%) SUSE
14 1 (0.70%) Fedora
14 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) E-Commerce
2 23 (16.08%) ChatOps
3 20 (13.99%) DevOps
4 19 (13.29%) Configuration Management
5 14 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (9.09%) High Availability
6 13 (9.09%) ITIL
7 10 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.29%) Capacity Management
9 7 (4.90%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.20%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.20%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.20%) Use Case
11 5 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.50%) Migration
12 4 (2.80%) Project Management
12 4 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (58.04%) Python
2 81 (56.64%) Bash Shell
3 43 (30.07%) Ruby
4 40 (27.97%) Perl
5 19 (13.29%) PHP
6 12 (8.39%) Java
6 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.99%) C
8 8 (5.59%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.20%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.20%) SQL
10 3 (2.10%) Korn
11 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.70%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Degree
2 8 (5.59%) CCNA
2 8 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.50%) MCITP
3 5 (3.50%) MCSA
3 5 (3.50%) MCSE
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.59%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) SLA
3 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (18.18%) Docker
2 20 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.89%) NFS
4 13 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.59%) iptables
5 8 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (4.90%) vSphere
7 5 (3.50%) Corosync
7 5 (3.50%) GlusterFS
7 5 (3.50%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.50%) KVM
7 5 (3.50%) Squid
8 4 (2.80%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.10%) vCloud
9 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.40%) Varnish
10 2 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.40%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.40%) Xen
10 2 (1.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 65 (45.45%) Puppet
2 17 (11.89%) Ansible
3 16 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (9.09%) Nagios
5 8 (5.59%) HAProxy
6 7 (4.90%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (4.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (3.50%) logstash
7 5 (3.50%) Pacemaker
8 4 (2.80%) Cobbler
8 4 (2.80%) Salt
9 3 (2.10%) SCCM
9 3 (2.10%) WSUS
10 2 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.70%) Ambari
11 1 (0.70%) Graphite
11 1 (0.70%) Munin
11 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.70%) Oozie
11 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (44.76%) Red Hat
2 38 (26.57%) VMware
3 22 (15.38%) Cisco
4 12 (8.39%) Sun
5 10 (6.99%) EMC
5 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.20%) ANSYS
6 6 (4.20%) Oracle
7 4 (2.80%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.80%) HP
7 4 (2.80%) Veritas
8 3 (2.10%) Qualys
9 2 (1.40%) BMC
9 2 (1.40%) Citrix
9 2 (1.40%) NetApp
10 1 (0.70%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.70%) IBM
10 1 (0.70%) Percona
10 1 (0.70%) Splunk
10 1 (0.70%) Zend
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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