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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 834 902 867
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 75 63 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.060% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 69 46 141
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +34 73 £55,000 - 10
London +65 52 £53,750 -6.52% 7
South East +25 13 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Berkshire +15 6 £80,000 -
Reading +18 3 £80,000 -
Egham - 3 £70,000 - 1
Coventry - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey - 3 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 2
East of England +17 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Windsor - 2 £80,000 -
Brighton - 2 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Hampshire +22 1 £57,500 +15.00%
Hertfordshire +11 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Cambridge +6 1 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +3 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 1 £42,500 -19.04%
North East -3 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Tyne and Wear -3 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Scotland -5 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -12 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
City of London - 1 £67,500 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Ripon - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 78 (56.12%) Bash Shell
3 65 (46.76%) Python
4 64 (46.04%) Red Hat
5 63 (45.32%) Puppet
6 60 (43.17%) VMware
7 58 (41.73%) DevOps
8 56 (40.29%) CentOS
9 51 (36.69%) Apache
10 49 (35.25%) Nagios
10 49 (35.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 47 (33.81%) MySQL
12 45 (32.37%) Unix
12 45 (32.37%) Jenkins
13 44 (31.65%) LAMP
13 44 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (30.22%) Tomcat
15 39 (28.06%) Firewall
16 37 (26.62%) PHP
17 36 (25.90%) Ansible
18 34 (24.46%) Configuration Management
19 33 (23.74%) nginx
19 33 (23.74%) Opscode Chef
20 31 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
20 31 (22.30%) DNS
20 31 (22.30%) Cisco
21 29 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (18.71%) Java
22 26 (18.71%) LDAP
23 25 (17.99%) Oracle

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 51 (36.69%) Apache
2 42 (30.22%) Tomcat
3 33 (23.74%) nginx
4 19 (13.67%) JBoss
5 9 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.32%) OpenStack
6 6 (4.32%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.88%) Resin
7 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.16%) Confluence
9 2 (1.44%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.44%) IIS
9 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.72%) CloudStack
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.35%) SaaS
3 8 (5.76%) OpenShift
4 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.60%) GitHub
6 4 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.16%) Google Apps
7 3 (2.16%) IaaS
7 3 (2.16%) Route 53
8 1 (0.72%) Joyent
8 1 (0.72%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.06%) Firewall
2 31 (22.30%) DNS
3 26 (18.71%) LDAP
4 22 (15.83%) LAN
5 20 (14.39%) WAN
6 17 (12.23%) Internet
7 16 (11.51%) SAN
8 15 (10.79%) TCP/IP
9 13 (9.35%) Kerberos
10 11 (7.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (7.91%) OpenLDAP
11 9 (6.47%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (5.76%) DHCP
13 7 (5.04%) VLAN
13 7 (5.04%) VPN
14 6 (4.32%) iSCSI
15 5 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (2.88%) Asterisk PBX
16 4 (2.88%) NAS
16 4 (2.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.81%) MySQL
2 17 (12.23%) Oracle Database
3 16 (11.51%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.91%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.04%) Redis
7 5 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.60%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.16%) Big Data
8 3 (2.16%) DB2
8 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (32.37%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.35%) Subversion
4 10 (7.19%) Travis CI
5 5 (3.60%) GitLab
5 5 (3.60%) Hudson
5 5 (3.60%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.60%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.88%) JIRA
7 3 (2.16%) Gradle
7 3 (2.16%) Maven
7 3 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (10.79%) Finance
2 6 (4.32%) Law
2 6 (4.32%) Marketing
3 5 (3.60%) Publishing
4 4 (2.88%) Back Office
5 3 (2.16%) Games
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.65%) LAMP
2 17 (12.23%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (4.32%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (4.32%) ELK Stack
3 6 (4.32%) XML
4 5 (3.60%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (3.60%) Memcached
4 5 (3.60%) Web Services
5 3 (2.16%) CSS
5 3 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.16%) REST
5 3 (2.16%) SOAP
6 2 (1.44%) HTML
6 2 (1.44%) Sass
7 1 (0.72%) .NET
7 1 (0.72%) JSON
7 1 (0.72%) SAML
7 1 (0.72%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) EMC VNX
2 9 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.04%) Fintech
3 7 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.88%) Clustering
5 4 (2.88%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (2.16%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.16%) User Experience
6 3 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.44%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) iPad
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (40.29%) CentOS
3 49 (35.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (32.37%) Unix
5 20 (14.39%) Windows
6 19 (13.67%) Ubuntu
7 18 (12.95%) Debian
8 15 (10.79%) SUSE
9 12 (8.63%) Solaris
10 10 (7.19%) Windows Server
10 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (4.32%) HPUX
13 3 (2.16%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.44%) AIX
14 2 (1.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.73%) DevOps
2 34 (24.46%) Configuration Management
3 29 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (12.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (9.35%) Load Balancing
6 12 (8.63%) High Availability
6 12 (8.63%) ITIL
7 11 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.47%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.32%) Migration
10 6 (4.32%) Open Source
11 5 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.60%) Identity Management
12 4 (2.88%) Password Management
12 4 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (2.16%) Kernel Tuning
13 3 (2.16%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.12%) Bash Shell
2 65 (46.76%) Python
3 37 (26.62%) PHP
4 26 (18.71%) Java
5 24 (17.27%) Perl
5 24 (17.27%) Ruby
6 19 (13.67%) Shell Script
7 16 (11.51%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.76%) SQL
9 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.16%) C
11 1 (0.72%) Go
11 1 (0.72%) Korn
11 1 (0.72%) VB
11 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.23%) SC Cleared
1 17 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.60%) CCNP
3 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.16%) Degree
5 2 (1.44%) CCNA
5 2 (1.44%) MCITP
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.44%) RHCA
6 1 (0.72%) CCDE
6 1 (0.72%) CCIE
6 1 (0.72%) CCSP
6 1 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.79%) vSphere
3 14 (10.07%) Squid
4 13 (9.35%) KVM
5 12 (8.63%) Docker
5 12 (8.63%) NFS
6 10 (7.19%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (6.47%) VMware ESX
8 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
9 7 (5.04%) Corosync
10 5 (3.60%) Varnish
11 4 (2.88%) GlusterFS
11 4 (2.88%) iptables
11 4 (2.88%) vCloud
11 4 (2.88%) Xen
11 4 (2.88%) XenServer
12 2 (1.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.72%) Postfix
13 1 (0.72%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 63 (45.32%) Puppet
2 49 (35.25%) Nagios
3 36 (25.90%) Ansible
4 33 (23.74%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (15.11%) HAProxy
6 12 (8.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 10 (7.19%) logstash
8 9 (6.47%) Cacti
8 9 (6.47%) WSUS
9 8 (5.76%) SCCM
10 7 (5.04%) Pacemaker
11 6 (4.32%) NetBackup
12 5 (3.60%) Oracle Identity Management
13 4 (2.88%) Check_MK
13 4 (2.88%) OSSEC
13 4 (2.88%) SELinux
14 3 (2.16%) Casper Suite
14 3 (2.16%) Graphite
14 3 (2.16%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (2.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (46.04%) Red Hat
2 60 (43.17%) VMware
3 31 (22.30%) Cisco
4 25 (17.99%) Oracle
5 21 (15.11%) EMC
6 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.76%) Citrix
7 8 (5.76%) Qualys
8 6 (4.32%) HP
8 6 (4.32%) IBM
8 6 (4.32%) Percona
9 4 (2.88%) ATG
9 4 (2.88%) Juniper
9 4 (2.88%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.16%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.16%) Apple
10 3 (2.16%) Dell
10 3 (2.16%) Google
10 3 (2.16%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.16%) SAP
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