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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 839 789 768
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 44 118 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 113 103
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +28.04%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 18 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 22 May 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 -34 44 £55,000 +3.77% 8
London -5 20 £57,500 +4.54% 1
East of England +13 14 £55,000 +3.77% 1
Hertfordshire -9 8 £55,000 +3.77% 1
St Albans - 8 £55,000 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £47,500 -
South East -15 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West - 5 - - 4
Devon - 5 - -
Exeter - 5 - -
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
City of London +38 1 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire +4 1 - -
Hampshire -6 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Basingstoke - 1 £50,000 - 1
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (60.78%) Red Hat
3 51 (50.00%) DNS
3 51 (50.00%) Puppet
4 45 (44.12%) MySQL
5 43 (42.16%) Apache
5 43 (42.16%) Bash Shell
6 41 (40.20%) CentOS
7 38 (37.25%) Python
8 37 (36.27%) DevOps
9 36 (35.29%) Java
10 35 (34.31%) Perl
11 33 (32.35%) E-Commerce
11 33 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (30.39%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (29.41%) Oracle
13 30 (29.41%) Ubuntu
14 29 (28.43%) Tomcat
14 29 (28.43%) HTTP
15 28 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (26.47%) Games
17 25 (24.51%) UNIX
18 23 (22.55%) PHP
18 23 (22.55%) nginx
19 21 (20.59%) SQL
20 20 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
21 19 (18.63%) Finance
21 19 (18.63%) Ruby
22 18 (17.65%) Debian
22 18 (17.65%) DHCP

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (42.16%) Apache
2 29 (28.43%) Tomcat
3 23 (22.55%) nginx
4 16 (15.69%) CMS
4 16 (15.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (12.75%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.92%) JBoss
7 3 (2.94%) IIS
8 2 (1.96%) Jetty
9 1 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.86%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.96%) IaaS
4 2 (1.96%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (50.00%) DNS
2 29 (28.43%) HTTP
3 18 (17.65%) DHCP
4 14 (13.73%) LDAP
4 14 (13.73%) Internet
5 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
6 11 (10.78%) Firewall
7 9 (8.82%) VPN
8 6 (5.88%) SAN
9 4 (3.92%) SSH
10 3 (2.94%) FTP
10 3 (2.94%) SMTP
11 1 (0.98%) VLAN
11 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.98%) PPP
11 1 (0.98%) SNMP
11 1 (0.98%) ATM
11 1 (0.98%) LAN
11 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (44.12%) MySQL
2 20 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.80%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.88%) Redis
5 6 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.96%) DB2
9 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.80%) Subversion
4 9 (8.82%) Hudson
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (26.47%) Games
2 19 (18.63%) Finance
3 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
3 16 (15.69%) Online Betting
4 9 (8.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) Web Services
2 12 (11.76%) LAMP
3 6 (5.88%) CSS
3 6 (5.88%) XML
3 6 (5.88%) JSON
4 5 (4.90%) J2EE
5 3 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.96%) libvirt
6 2 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Online Games
2 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
2 5 (4.90%) Clustering
3 3 (2.94%) Open Source
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) APACS
5 1 (0.98%) EMV
5 1 (0.98%) EFT
5 1 (0.98%) iDTV
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.98%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (40.20%) CentOS
3 33 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (29.41%) Ubuntu
5 25 (24.51%) UNIX
6 18 (17.65%) Debian
7 16 (15.69%) Windows
8 12 (11.76%) Solaris
9 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 6 (5.88%) Android
10 2 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.96%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.96%) HPUX
10 2 (1.96%) SUSE
11 1 (0.98%) AIX
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) DevOps
2 33 (32.35%) E-Commerce
3 16 (15.69%) Service Delivery
4 15 (14.71%) Configuration Management
5 12 (11.76%) ITIL
6 10 (9.80%) Information Assurance
7 7 (6.86%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.88%) Migration
9 4 (3.92%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.96%) Time Management
10 2 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (1.96%) Validation
10 2 (1.96%) Scrum
11 1 (0.98%) DRM
11 1 (0.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.16%) Bash Shell
2 38 (37.25%) Python
3 36 (35.29%) Java
4 35 (34.31%) Perl
5 23 (22.55%) PHP
6 21 (20.59%) SQL
7 19 (18.63%) Ruby
8 13 (12.75%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
10 6 (5.88%) Scala
11 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.96%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.96%) C-shell
11 2 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.96%) RHCSA
3 2 (1.96%) RHCE
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.82%) Varnish
2 9 (8.82%) Docker
3 5 (4.90%) KVM
3 5 (4.90%) XenApp
4 4 (3.92%) vSphere
4 4 (3.92%) NFS
5 2 (1.96%) Gluster
5 2 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.96%) RHEV
5 2 (1.96%) oVirt
5 2 (1.96%) GFS2
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.96%) Squid
5 2 (1.96%) Samba
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.98%) Xen
6 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (50.00%) Puppet
2 31 (30.39%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (10.78%) Nagios
4 7 (6.86%) Graphite
5 6 (5.88%) logstash
6 5 (4.90%) Pingdom
6 5 (4.90%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.90%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.92%) Ansible
7 4 (3.92%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.96%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.96%) SELinux
8 2 (1.96%) Pacemaker
8 2 (1.96%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.98%) Salt
9 1 (0.98%) Cacti
Vendors
1 62 (60.78%) Red Hat
2 30 (29.41%) Oracle
3 17 (16.67%) VMware
4 12 (11.76%) Cisco
5 8 (7.84%) IBM
6 6 (5.88%) Citrix
7 5 (4.90%) Google
7 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.90%) HP
8 4 (3.92%) EMC
9 3 (2.94%) Sun
9 3 (2.94%) Sybase
9 3 (2.94%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.96%) NetApp
10 2 (1.96%) Veritas
10 2 (1.96%) Symantec
11 1 (0.98%) Perforce
11 1 (0.98%) Juniper
11 1 (0.98%) Nexenta
11 1 (0.98%) SaltStack
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