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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 831 813 811
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 60 83 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.072% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.076% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 35 79 67
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £45,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £53,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -7.82%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 19 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 3 September 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 -9 50 £55,000 - 5
London -21 29 £55,000 - 3
Edinburgh - 10 £42,500 - 1
Scotland - 10 £42,500 - 1
South East +5 8 £70,000 +24.44% 1
Reading +17 6 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Berkshire +15 6 £55,000 -4.34% 1
North West +2 6 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Manchester - 6 £43,500 - 1
East of England +10 4 £55,000 -1.78%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £55,000 -1.78%
St Albans -11 4 £55,000 -12.00%
City of London +30 3 £50,000 -13.04%
West Midlands - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +3 1 - -
Oxford -8 1 - -
South West -9 1 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £70,000 -

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (46.23%) MySQL
2 49 (46.23%) Red Hat
3 44 (41.51%) Puppet
4 41 (38.68%) Apache
5 39 (36.79%) Oracle
6 38 (35.85%) VMware
7 36 (33.96%) CentOS
8 34 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (31.13%) Bash Shell
9 33 (31.13%) DevOps
10 31 (29.25%) DNS
11 30 (28.30%) UNIX
12 29 (27.36%) E-Commerce
13 28 (26.42%) Tomcat
14 27 (25.47%) Finance
15 26 (24.53%) Perl
16 25 (23.58%) Python
16 25 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
17 24 (22.64%) Games
18 21 (19.81%) Java
19 20 (18.87%) Solaris
20 19 (17.92%) HP
20 19 (17.92%) Banking
21 18 (16.98%) Retail
21 18 (16.98%) Cisco
21 18 (16.98%) SQL
22 17 (16.04%) Windows
22 17 (16.04%) AIX

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 41 (38.68%) Apache
2 28 (26.42%) Tomcat
3 15 (14.15%) CMS
4 14 (13.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (8.49%) nginx
6 6 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.77%) JBoss
8 3 (2.83%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.89%) IIS
9 2 (1.89%) Drupal
10 1 (0.94%) Confluence
10 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.72%) IaaS
4 4 (3.77%) SaaS
5 3 (2.83%) PaaS
5 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.89%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.25%) DNS
2 14 (13.21%) DHCP
2 14 (13.21%) HTTP
3 12 (11.32%) Firewall
4 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.60%) VPN
5 7 (6.60%) SAN
6 6 (5.66%) Internet
6 6 (5.66%) LDAP
7 5 (4.72%) NAS
8 4 (3.77%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (3.77%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.83%) SSH
10 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.94%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.94%) GSM
10 1 (0.94%) PBX
10 1 (0.94%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.23%) MySQL
2 16 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.43%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.83%) Redis
7 1 (0.94%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.55%) Hudson
4 7 (6.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.94%) JIRA
5 1 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 24 (22.64%) Games
3 19 (17.92%) Banking
4 18 (16.98%) Retail
5 15 (14.15%) Telecoms
6 14 (13.21%) Online Betting
7 7 (6.60%) Publishing
8 2 (1.89%) Marketing
9 1 (0.94%) Law
9 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) LAMP
2 4 (3.77%) Memcached
3 3 (2.83%) Web Services
4 2 (1.89%) .NET
4 2 (1.89%) J2EE
4 2 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.94%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.94%) Sensu
5 1 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) HACMP
1 15 (14.15%) Clustering
1 15 (14.15%) Online Games
2 9 (8.49%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.66%) Replication
4 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.77%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) PKI
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.94%) DTV
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (33.96%) CentOS
3 34 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (28.30%) UNIX
5 20 (18.87%) Solaris
6 17 (16.04%) Windows
6 17 (16.04%) AIX
7 15 (14.15%) Ubuntu
8 11 (10.38%) Debian
9 2 (1.89%) HPUX
10 1 (0.94%) Fedora
10 1 (0.94%) VMS
10 1 (0.94%) SUSE
10 1 (0.94%) Android
10 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.13%) DevOps
2 29 (27.36%) E-Commerce
3 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
3 17 (16.04%) Change Management
4 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
4 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.32%) Open Source
6 10 (9.43%) ITIL
7 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.60%) Time Management
9 6 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.66%) Change Control
9 6 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.66%) Migration
10 5 (4.72%) Network Design
11 4 (3.77%) Scrum
12 3 (2.83%) Load Balancing
12 3 (2.83%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.83%) Data Centre Operations
13 2 (1.89%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.13%) Bash Shell
2 26 (24.53%) Perl
3 25 (23.58%) Python
4 21 (19.81%) Java
5 18 (16.98%) SQL
6 15 (14.15%) Ruby
7 12 (11.32%) PHP
8 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.89%) AWK
9 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) Scala
10 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) CCNA
2 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.94%) RHCE
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.83%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.15%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (8.49%) KVM
4 8 (7.55%) Xen
5 7 (6.60%) Docker
5 7 (6.60%) Varnish
6 5 (4.72%) XenApp
7 4 (3.77%) vSphere
7 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.89%) Samba
8 2 (1.89%) iptables
9 1 (0.94%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.94%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 44 (41.51%) Puppet
2 25 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (15.09%) Nagios
4 15 (14.15%) Data Guard
5 11 (10.38%) Ansible
6 6 (5.66%) HAProxy
6 6 (5.66%) Pingdom
7 5 (4.72%) Check_MK
7 5 (4.72%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.77%) Cacti
8 4 (3.77%) BMC Marimba
9 3 (2.83%) logstash
10 2 (1.89%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.89%) Capistrano
10 2 (1.89%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.89%) Unicenter
10 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.89%) Graphite
10 2 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 49 (46.23%) Red Hat
2 39 (36.79%) Oracle
3 38 (35.85%) VMware
4 19 (17.92%) HP
5 18 (16.98%) Cisco
6 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.66%) IBM
8 5 (4.72%) Dell
8 5 (4.72%) Citrix
8 5 (4.72%) Google
9 4 (3.77%) Veeam
9 4 (3.77%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.83%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.89%) New Relic
12 1 (0.94%) Qualys
12 1 (0.94%) Splunk
12 1 (0.94%) Sun
12 1 (0.94%) Juniper
12 1 (0.94%) NetApp
12 1 (0.94%) SAP
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