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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Administrator
Rank 855 883 855
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 81 92 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.083% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.086% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 61 146
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 78 £55,000 - 7
London +45 57 £55,000 - 5
South East +35 12 £70,000 +16.66%
Berkshire +3 5 £80,000 +14.28%
West Midlands -12 4 £45,000 -
Surrey - 4 £70,000 -
Egham - 4 £70,000 -
Brighton - 3 £55,000 -
Coventry - 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +26 2 £40,000 +23.07%
East of England +18 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Reading +9 2 £71,250 +1.78%
Scotland +3 2 £42,500 -2.29%
Edinburgh +2 2 £42,500 -2.29%
Windsor - 2 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire +9 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Cambridge +3 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £47,500 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Hayes - 1 £60,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Ripon - 1 £40,000 -
Telford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 77 (57.04%) Bash Shell
3 68 (50.37%) Red Hat
4 64 (47.41%) CentOS
5 63 (46.67%) Puppet
6 60 (44.44%) VMware
6 60 (44.44%) Python
7 55 (40.74%) Nagios
8 52 (38.52%) DevOps
9 51 (37.78%) Apache
9 51 (37.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (36.30%) MySQL
11 46 (34.07%) Unix
12 45 (33.33%) LAMP
13 43 (31.85%) Jenkins
14 42 (31.11%) PHP
15 41 (30.37%) Tomcat
15 41 (30.37%) Ansible
16 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (27.41%) Configuration Management
18 36 (26.67%) DNS
19 35 (25.93%) Firewall
19 35 (25.93%) nginx
20 32 (23.70%) Cisco
21 31 (22.96%) Opscode Chef
22 30 (22.22%) LDAP
23 27 (20.00%) HAProxy
24 26 (19.26%) Windows
24 26 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
24 26 (19.26%) Continuous Integration

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 (37.78%) Apache
2 41 (30.37%) Tomcat
3 35 (25.93%) nginx
4 19 (14.07%) JBoss
5 9 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.44%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.70%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.96%) Resin
8 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.22%) Confluence
10 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.48%) IIS
10 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.74%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.26%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.85%) SaaS
3 7 (5.19%) GitHub
4 6 (4.44%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.22%) Google Apps
6 3 (2.22%) Route 53
6 3 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) IaaS
7 1 (0.74%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.67%) DNS
2 35 (25.93%) Firewall
3 30 (22.22%) LDAP
4 21 (15.56%) LAN
5 19 (14.07%) Kerberos
5 19 (14.07%) WAN
6 18 (13.33%) Internet
7 16 (11.85%) SAN
8 15 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 11 (8.15%) OpenLDAP
10 9 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
10 9 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (5.93%) DHCP
12 7 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (5.19%) iSCSI
13 6 (4.44%) VLAN
14 5 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (3.70%) VPN
14 5 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (2.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.30%) MySQL
2 18 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 17 (12.59%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.41%) Redis
5 9 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.19%) MariaDB
6 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.22%) DB2
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.48%) Big Data
9 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (31.85%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.41%) Travis CI
3 9 (6.67%) Subversion
4 7 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.70%) GitLab
5 5 (3.70%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.22%) Gradle
7 3 (2.22%) JIRA
7 3 (2.22%) Maven
7 3 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.74%) Hudson
8 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (8.89%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Marketing
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Back Office
4 4 (2.96%) Games
5 3 (2.22%) Law
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) German Language
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.33%) LAMP
2 19 (14.07%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (6.67%) Memcached
4 8 (5.93%) Web Services
5 6 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (4.44%) ELK Stack
6 5 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (3.70%) XML
7 3 (2.22%) REST
7 3 (2.22%) SOAP
8 2 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.74%) .NET
9 1 (0.74%) CSS
9 1 (0.74%) HTML
9 1 (0.74%) SAML
9 1 (0.74%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.19%) Fintech
3 6 (4.44%) EMC VNX
3 6 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.96%) Clustering
5 4 (2.96%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.48%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 64 (47.41%) CentOS
3 51 (37.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (34.07%) Unix
5 26 (19.26%) Windows
6 18 (13.33%) Debian
7 15 (11.11%) SUSE
8 13 (9.63%) Ubuntu
9 12 (8.89%) Solaris
10 10 (7.41%) Windows Server
11 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.22%) HPUX
13 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.48%) AIX
14 2 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.74%) Fedora
15 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) DevOps
2 37 (27.41%) Configuration Management
3 26 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (12.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (8.89%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.41%) ITIL
6 10 (7.41%) Migration
7 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.67%) High Availability
8 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.70%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.70%) Open Source
11 4 (2.96%) ITSM
11 4 (2.96%) Password Management
12 3 (2.22%) Service Management
12 3 (2.22%) Software Architecture
12 3 (2.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.04%) Bash Shell
2 60 (44.44%) Python
3 42 (31.11%) PHP
4 25 (18.52%) Perl
5 24 (17.78%) Java
6 20 (14.81%) Ruby
7 17 (12.59%) Shell Script
8 15 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.93%) SQL
10 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.48%) C
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
12 1 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) SC Cleared
1 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.70%) CCNP
3 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.22%) Degree
5 2 (1.48%) CCNA
5 2 (1.48%) MCITP
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) CCDE
6 1 (0.74%) CCIE
6 1 (0.74%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.07%) NFS
3 14 (10.37%) Squid
3 14 (10.37%) vSphere
4 12 (8.89%) Corosync
4 12 (8.89%) KVM
5 10 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 10 (7.41%) Docker
5 10 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.67%) GlusterFS
7 8 (5.93%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.70%) vCloud
8 5 (3.70%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.96%) iptables
10 3 (2.22%) Xen
10 3 (2.22%) XenServer
11 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.74%) RHEV
12 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 63 (46.67%) Puppet
2 55 (40.74%) Nagios
3 41 (30.37%) Ansible
4 31 (22.96%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (20.00%) HAProxy
6 16 (11.85%) logstash
7 12 (8.89%) Pacemaker
8 11 (8.15%) Cacti
8 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 7 (5.19%) NetBackup
9 7 (5.19%) WSUS
10 6 (4.44%) SCCM
11 5 (3.70%) Check_MK
11 5 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (2.96%) OSSEC
12 4 (2.96%) SELinux
13 3 (2.22%) Casper Suite
14 2 (1.48%) cPanel
14 2 (1.48%) Graphite
14 2 (1.48%) Icinga
Vendors
1 68 (50.37%) Red Hat
2 60 (44.44%) VMware
3 32 (23.70%) Cisco
4 22 (16.30%) Oracle
5 21 (15.56%) EMC
6 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.19%) Citrix
8 6 (4.44%) IBM
8 6 (4.44%) Qualys
9 5 (3.70%) Percona
10 4 (2.96%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.96%) ATG
10 4 (2.96%) HP
10 4 (2.96%) Juniper
10 4 (2.96%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.22%) Apple
11 3 (2.22%) Google
12 2 (1.48%) F5
12 2 (1.48%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.48%) Splunk
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