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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 849 831 804
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 66 101 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.086% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.091% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 41 97 75
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +26.21%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £67,500 £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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 20 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 58 £55,000 +3.77% 7
London -8 29 £55,000 - 2
East of England +6 10 £55,000 +3.77% 1
South East +4 9 £70,000 +30.23% 3
Hertfordshire +1 9 £55,000 +3.77%
St Albans -19 9 £55,000 -12.00%
Edinburgh - 8 £43,500 - 1
Scotland - 8 £43,500 - 1
Berkshire +15 7 £70,000 +86.66% 1
Reading +3 7 £70,000 +86.66%
North West +3 6 £43,500 +2.35% 1
Manchester - 6 £43,500 - 1
City of London +37 2 £50,000 -11.11%
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
South West - 2 £51,250 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £60,000 -
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 - 1

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (46.85%) Red Hat
3 49 (44.14%) MySQL
4 46 (41.44%) Oracle
5 42 (37.84%) CentOS
6 39 (35.14%) Puppet
7 38 (34.23%) Apache
8 37 (33.33%) DNS
9 36 (32.43%) UNIX
9 36 (32.43%) Bash Shell
10 35 (31.53%) DevOps
11 34 (30.63%) E-Commerce
12 33 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (27.03%) Tomcat
13 30 (27.03%) VMware
14 29 (26.13%) Finance
14 29 (26.13%) Games
14 29 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (26.13%) Java
15 27 (24.32%) Python
16 26 (23.42%) Perl
16 26 (23.42%) Ubuntu
17 23 (20.72%) Solaris
18 22 (19.82%) SQL
18 22 (19.82%) Ruby
19 21 (18.92%) HP
20 19 (17.12%) Banking
20 19 (17.12%) PostgreSQL
20 19 (17.12%) CMS

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (34.23%) Apache
2 30 (27.03%) Tomcat
3 19 (17.12%) CMS
4 18 (16.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (10.81%) nginx
6 10 (9.01%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (6.31%) JBoss
8 2 (1.80%) IIS
8 2 (1.80%) Drupal
9 1 (0.90%) Confluence
9 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.33%) DNS
2 18 (16.22%) DHCP
2 18 (16.22%) HTTP
3 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.01%) LDAP
4 9 (8.11%) Firewall
5 7 (6.31%) SAN
6 6 (5.41%) VPN
7 5 (4.50%) Internet
8 4 (3.60%) SSH
9 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.80%) SMTP
11 1 (0.90%) NAS
11 1 (0.90%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.90%) FTP
11 1 (0.90%) GSM
11 1 (0.90%) PBX
11 1 (0.90%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (44.14%) MySQL
2 19 (17.12%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.50%) Redis
6 5 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.90%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
1 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.91%) Hudson
2 11 (9.91%) Subversion
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) Selenium
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (26.13%) Finance
1 29 (26.13%) Games
2 19 (17.12%) Banking
2 19 (17.12%) Telecoms
3 18 (16.22%) Online Betting
4 16 (14.41%) Retail
5 10 (9.01%) Publishing
6 2 (1.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) LAMP
2 4 (3.60%) Web Services
3 3 (2.70%) XML
3 3 (2.70%) JSON
3 3 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (1.80%) Memcached
4 2 (1.80%) .NET
4 2 (1.80%) J2EE
5 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.90%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.90%) Sensu
5 1 (0.90%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Clustering
1 18 (16.22%) Online Games
2 15 (13.51%) HACMP
3 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.80%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) DTV
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (37.84%) CentOS
3 36 (32.43%) UNIX
4 33 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (23.42%) Ubuntu
6 23 (20.72%) Solaris
7 16 (14.41%) AIX
8 15 (13.51%) Debian
9 14 (12.61%) Windows
10 5 (4.50%) Android
10 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.80%) HPUX
12 1 (0.90%) VMS
12 1 (0.90%) SUSE
12 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) DevOps
2 34 (30.63%) E-Commerce
3 19 (17.12%) Service Delivery
4 17 (15.32%) Change Management
5 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (12.61%) ITIL
7 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.31%) Migration
8 7 (6.31%) Open Source
9 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.41%) Time Management
9 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.60%) Scrum
11 3 (2.70%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.70%) Data Centre Operations
12 2 (1.80%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (1.80%) Server Building
12 2 (1.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.43%) Bash Shell
2 29 (26.13%) Java
3 27 (24.32%) Python
4 26 (23.42%) Perl
5 22 (19.82%) Ruby
5 22 (19.82%) SQL
6 13 (11.71%) PHP
7 11 (9.91%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.50%) Scala
9 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.80%) AWK
10 2 (1.80%) Korn
10 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.80%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.80%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) CCNA
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.90%) RHCE
3 1 (0.90%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.70%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.51%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (9.91%) Docker
4 10 (9.01%) Varnish
5 5 (4.50%) XenApp
6 3 (2.70%) vSphere
6 3 (2.70%) NFS
6 3 (2.70%) Samba
6 3 (2.70%) KVM
7 2 (1.80%) Xen
7 2 (1.80%) Gluster
7 2 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.90%) Squid
8 1 (0.90%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.90%) RHEV
8 1 (0.90%) oVirt
8 1 (0.90%) GFS2
8 1 (0.90%) iptables
Systems Management
1 39 (35.14%) Puppet
2 30 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (13.51%) Data Guard
4 14 (12.61%) Nagios
5 7 (6.31%) logstash
6 6 (5.41%) Pingdom
6 6 (5.41%) HAProxy
6 6 (5.41%) Graphite
7 5 (4.50%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.60%) BladeLogic
8 4 (3.60%) Ansible
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (1.80%) Salt
10 2 (1.80%) Unicenter
10 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.90%) Cacti
11 1 (0.90%) SCCM
11 1 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.90%) Graylog
11 1 (0.90%) Opsview
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) Red Hat
2 46 (41.44%) Oracle
3 30 (27.03%) VMware
4 21 (18.92%) HP
5 16 (14.41%) Cisco
6 8 (7.21%) IBM
7 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.50%) Google
8 5 (4.50%) Citrix
9 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.70%) Sun
10 2 (1.80%) Sybase
10 2 (1.80%) EMC
10 2 (1.80%) Veritas
10 2 (1.80%) Symantec
10 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.80%) New Relic
11 1 (0.90%) Perforce
11 1 (0.90%) Juniper
11 1 (0.90%) Qualys
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