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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 852 854 849
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 81 105 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.099% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72 72 128
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £32,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.84%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +33 79 £55,000 - 5
London +51 55 £55,000 - 3
South East +25 16 £62,500 -10.71%
Berkshire +3 6 £80,000 +14.28%
Surrey - 4 £70,000 -
Egham - 4 £70,000 -
Hampshire +2 3 £47,500 -5.00%
West Midlands -4 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Brighton - 3 £55,000 -
Southampton - 3 £47,500 -
East of England +13 2 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Scotland -2 2 £42,500 -9.09%
Edinburgh -4 2 £42,500 -9.09%
Shropshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £45,000 - 1
Telford - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £60,000 -
Windsor - 2 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Reading +11 1 £62,500 -10.71%
Cambridge +10 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +10 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £47,500 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 84 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 73 (50.69%) CentOS
4 72 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 68 (47.22%) Puppet
6 66 (45.83%) Python
7 62 (43.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 60 (41.67%) VMware
9 56 (38.89%) Nagios
10 53 (36.81%) Apache
10 53 (36.81%) DevOps
11 51 (35.42%) MySQL
12 47 (32.64%) LAMP
13 46 (31.94%) Unix
13 46 (31.94%) Jenkins
14 45 (31.25%) PHP
15 42 (29.17%) Ansible
16 41 (28.47%) Tomcat
17 40 (27.78%) DNS
17 40 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (27.08%) Configuration Management
19 36 (25.00%) Cisco
19 36 (25.00%) nginx
20 35 (24.31%) Firewall
21 31 (21.53%) LDAP
21 31 (21.53%) Windows
21 31 (21.53%) Perl
22 30 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
22 30 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
23 28 (19.44%) HAProxy

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 53 (36.81%) Apache
2 41 (28.47%) Tomcat
3 36 (25.00%) nginx
4 19 (13.19%) JBoss
5 9 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.47%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.78%) Resin
7 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.08%) Confluence
9 2 (1.39%) Drupal
9 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.39%) IIS
9 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.69%) CloudStack
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.81%) SaaS
3 7 (4.86%) GitHub
4 6 (4.17%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.08%) Google Apps
6 3 (2.08%) Route 53
6 3 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) IaaS
7 1 (0.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.78%) DNS
2 35 (24.31%) Firewall
3 31 (21.53%) LDAP
4 21 (14.58%) LAN
5 20 (13.89%) Kerberos
6 19 (13.19%) WAN
7 18 (12.50%) Internet
8 16 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 14 (9.72%) SAN
10 11 (7.64%) OpenLDAP
11 10 (6.94%) Asterisk PBX
12 9 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (5.56%) DHCP
14 7 (4.86%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (4.86%) iSCSI
15 6 (4.17%) VLAN
16 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (3.47%) SSL
16 5 (3.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.42%) MySQL
2 17 (11.81%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 11 (7.64%) Redis
5 9 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.86%) MariaDB
7 6 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.08%) DB2
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.39%) Big Data
10 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (31.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.94%) Travis CI
3 8 (5.56%) Subversion
4 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.47%) GitLab
5 5 (3.47%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.08%) Gradle
7 3 (2.08%) JIRA
7 3 (2.08%) Maven
7 3 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (9.03%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Retail
3 8 (5.56%) Marketing
4 5 (3.47%) Games
5 4 (2.78%) Back Office
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (32.64%) LAMP
2 19 (13.19%) LEMP Stack
3 12 (8.33%) Web Services
4 10 (6.94%) Memcached
5 6 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (4.17%) ELK Stack
6 5 (3.47%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (3.47%) XML
7 3 (2.08%) REST
7 3 (2.08%) SOAP
8 2 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.69%) CSS
9 1 (0.69%) HTML
9 1 (0.69%) SAML
9 1 (0.69%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.86%) Fintech
3 6 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 6 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.78%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (2.08%) Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) HP Superdome
6 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (50.69%) CentOS
3 62 (43.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (31.94%) Unix
5 31 (21.53%) Windows
6 18 (12.50%) Debian
7 13 (9.03%) Solaris
7 13 (9.03%) SUSE
8 12 (8.33%) Ubuntu
9 10 (6.94%) Windows Server
10 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.78%) HPUX
13 3 (2.08%) AIX
13 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.69%) Fedora
14 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.81%) DevOps
2 39 (27.08%) Configuration Management
3 25 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 12 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 11 (7.64%) ITIL
6 11 (7.64%) Migration
7 8 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.86%) High Availability
9 6 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.17%) Open Source
10 5 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.47%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.47%) Service Management
11 4 (2.78%) ITSM
11 4 (2.78%) Password Management
12 3 (2.08%) Network Architecture
12 3 (2.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 84 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 66 (45.83%) Python
3 45 (31.25%) PHP
4 31 (21.53%) Perl
5 24 (16.67%) Java
5 24 (16.67%) Ruby
6 18 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 16 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.25%) SQL
9 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.39%) C
11 1 (0.69%) Korn
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.47%) CCNA
4 5 (3.47%) CCNP
4 5 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.08%) Degree
6 2 (1.39%) MCITP
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CCDE
7 1 (0.69%) CCIE
7 1 (0.69%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (13.89%) NFS
3 14 (9.72%) Squid
3 14 (9.72%) vSphere
4 13 (9.03%) Corosync
4 13 (9.03%) Docker
5 12 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 12 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.64%) KVM
7 10 (6.94%) GlusterFS
8 7 (4.86%) Hyper-V
8 7 (4.86%) vCloud
9 4 (2.78%) iptables
9 4 (2.78%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.08%) Xen
11 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.39%) XenServer
12 1 (0.69%) Postfix
12 1 (0.69%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 68 (47.22%) Puppet
2 56 (38.89%) Nagios
3 42 (29.17%) Ansible
4 30 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (19.44%) HAProxy
6 17 (11.81%) logstash
7 13 (9.03%) Pacemaker
7 13 (9.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 11 (7.64%) Cacti
9 7 (4.86%) NetBackup
9 7 (4.86%) WSUS
10 6 (4.17%) SCCM
11 5 (3.47%) Check_MK
11 5 (3.47%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (2.78%) OSSEC
12 4 (2.78%) SELinux
13 3 (2.08%) Casper Suite
13 3 (2.08%) Cobbler
14 2 (1.39%) cPanel
14 2 (1.39%) Icinga
Vendors
1 72 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 60 (41.67%) VMware
3 36 (25.00%) Cisco
4 22 (15.28%) EMC
5 21 (14.58%) Oracle
6 13 (9.03%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.17%) Citrix
7 6 (4.17%) Qualys
8 5 (3.47%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.47%) HP
8 5 (3.47%) IBM
8 5 (3.47%) Percona
9 4 (2.78%) ATG
9 4 (2.78%) Juniper
9 4 (2.78%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.08%) Apple
10 3 (2.08%) Google
11 2 (1.39%) Cognizant
11 2 (1.39%) Sun
11 2 (1.39%) Veritas
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