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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 822 807 801
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 80 69 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.065% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.069% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 73 66 85
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 22 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 19 September 2014. 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 -2 78 £55,000 - 5
London -13 63 £55,000 - 4
South East -14 7 £57,500 -20.68%
Berkshire - 5 £57,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 £57,500 -
South West - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +4 2 £57,500 -2.54%
North West -17 2 £45,000 +7.78% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £60,750 -
East of England - 2 £60,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
Warrington - 2 £45,000 -
Oxford +2 1 £55,000 -24.13%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £55,000 -24.13%
Yorkshire -33 1 £40,000 -30.43%
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Thames Valley - 1 £40,000 -
Reading - 1 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
St Albans - 1 £62,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

Senior Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Linux
2 114 (56.72%) Puppet
3 99 (49.25%) MySQL
4 95 (47.26%) Red Hat
5 94 (46.77%) CentOS
6 91 (45.27%) Python
7 80 (39.80%) Apache
7 80 (39.80%) Ubuntu
8 77 (38.31%) Opscode Chef
9 75 (37.31%) DevOps
10 71 (35.32%) Java
11 69 (34.33%) DNS
12 67 (33.33%) HTTP
13 66 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
14 63 (31.34%) Ruby
15 61 (30.35%) Bash Shell
15 61 (30.35%) Debian
16 59 (29.35%) Perl
17 58 (28.86%) nginx
18 57 (28.36%) Nagios
18 57 (28.36%) VMware
19 53 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 50 (24.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 45 (22.39%) Xen
22 43 (21.39%) PHP
23 42 (20.90%) SQL
23 42 (20.90%) Redis
24 40 (19.90%) Jenkins
24 40 (19.90%) Web Services
25 39 (19.40%) LAMP

Senior Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 80 (39.80%) Apache
2 58 (28.86%) nginx
3 24 (11.94%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.96%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (7.46%) Node.js
6 14 (6.97%) CMS
7 13 (6.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (3.98%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.99%) Resin
10 1 (0.50%) Confluence
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Summit
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.97%) SaaS
3 5 (2.49%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.00%) Route 53
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.50%) Joyent
6 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (34.33%) DNS
2 67 (33.33%) HTTP
3 29 (14.43%) TCP/IP
4 28 (13.93%) SSH
5 25 (12.44%) Firewall
6 23 (11.44%) SSL
6 23 (11.44%) DHCP
7 18 (8.96%) LDAP
8 17 (8.46%) HTTPS
9 15 (7.46%) SAN
10 14 (6.97%) SMTP
11 11 (5.47%) VPN
12 9 (4.48%) NAS
12 9 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (3.98%) Internet
14 6 (2.99%) SNMP
15 5 (2.49%) LAN
15 5 (2.49%) WAN
15 5 (2.49%) POP3
15 5 (2.49%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (49.25%) MySQL
2 42 (20.90%) Redis
3 31 (15.42%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (14.43%) Big Data
5 22 (10.95%) NoSQL
6 17 (8.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (7.46%) MongoDB
8 12 (5.97%) Hadoop
9 9 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.99%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.49%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.50%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 40 (19.90%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.47%) Mercurial
4 8 (3.98%) Subversion
5 6 (2.99%) Hudson
6 1 (0.50%) JIRA
6 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 37 (18.41%) Games
2 26 (12.94%) Finance
3 15 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.47%) Online Betting
5 9 (4.48%) Publishing
6 5 (2.49%) Retail
7 4 (1.99%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.90%) Web Services
2 39 (19.40%) LAMP
3 13 (6.47%) Sphinx
4 8 (3.98%) Django
5 7 (3.48%) CSS
6 5 (2.49%) XML
7 4 (1.99%) Java EE
7 4 (1.99%) JSON
7 4 (1.99%) HTML
7 4 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.49%) MSMQ
9 2 (1.00%) SOAP
10 1 (0.50%) .NET
10 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.50%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.45%) Clustering
2 18 (8.96%) Online Games
3 16 (7.96%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.46%) Open Source
4 15 (7.46%) Replication
5 14 (6.97%) Social Media
6 4 (1.99%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.49%) Equities
8 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Statistics
9 1 (0.50%) BBC
9 1 (0.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 201 (100.00%) Linux
2 94 (46.77%) CentOS
3 80 (39.80%) Ubuntu
4 61 (30.35%) Debian
5 50 (24.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (16.92%) Windows
7 24 (11.94%) UNIX
8 16 (7.96%) Android
8 16 (7.96%) Apple iOS
9 15 (7.46%) Solaris
10 14 (6.97%) FreeBSD
11 13 (6.47%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.50%) AIX
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.31%) DevOps
2 35 (17.41%) E-Commerce
3 33 (16.42%) Load Balancing
4 23 (11.44%) Configuration Management
5 19 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (7.46%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.98%) Project Management
9 9 (4.48%) Mentoring
10 6 (2.99%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.49%) Stress Testing
11 5 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.49%) Social Media Monitoring
11 5 (2.49%) B2B
11 5 (2.49%) Migration
12 4 (1.99%) Scrum
12 4 (1.99%) Software Engineering
12 4 (1.99%) Build Automation
12 4 (1.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 91 (45.27%) Python
2 71 (35.32%) Java
3 63 (31.34%) Ruby
4 61 (30.35%) Bash Shell
5 59 (29.35%) Perl
6 43 (21.39%) PHP
7 42 (20.90%) SQL
8 16 (7.96%) Scala
9 8 (3.98%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.99%) AWK
10 6 (2.99%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.49%) PHP4
12 3 (1.49%) sed
12 3 (1.49%) C
13 1 (0.50%) C++
13 1 (0.50%) Golang
13 1 (0.50%) Groovy
13 1 (0.50%) Korn
13 1 (0.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (5.97%) Degree
2 6 (2.99%) RHCE
3 4 (1.99%) PhD
4 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.96%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (22.39%) Xen
3 13 (6.47%) XenServer
4 12 (5.97%) KVM
5 6 (2.99%) Varnish
6 5 (2.49%) vSphere
7 3 (1.49%) Docker
8 2 (1.00%) Postfix
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 114 (56.72%) Puppet
2 77 (38.31%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (28.36%) Nagios
4 25 (12.44%) Salt
5 19 (9.45%) ZABBIX
6 17 (8.46%) Ansible
7 16 (7.96%) logstash
8 14 (6.97%) Cacti
9 9 (4.48%) Ganglia
10 6 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (1.99%) Munin
12 3 (1.49%) SCOM
13 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.00%) Zenoss
14 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.50%) Scalr
14 1 (0.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 95 (47.26%) Red Hat
2 57 (28.36%) VMware
3 23 (11.44%) Oracle
4 14 (6.97%) Citrix
5 13 (6.47%) JBoss
6 11 (5.47%) Rackspace
7 8 (3.98%) SoftLayer
8 6 (2.99%) NetApp
8 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.49%) Sun
9 5 (2.49%) Cisco
10 4 (1.99%) Sony
11 3 (1.49%) HP
12 2 (1.00%) Veritas
12 2 (1.00%) Percona
12 2 (1.00%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.50%) Infor
13 1 (0.50%) Remedy
13 1 (0.50%) SAP
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