The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 857 913 886
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 50 54 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.049% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.051% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 91
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+24.11% -15.00%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator within the UK.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 within the UK.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +66 50 £55,000 - 3
London +43 27 £55,000 - 3
South East +57 18 £50,500 +26.25%
Hampshire +18 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Berkshire +30 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £49,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £49,500 -
Hertfordshire +20 3 £70,000 +27.27%
East of England +14 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Hayes - 3 £60,000 -
Slough - 3 £60,000 -
Southampton - 3 £47,500 -
Farnborough -6 2 £62,500 +92.30%
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £85,000 -
Windsor - 1 £85,000 -
Woking - 1 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (55.00%) Bash Shell
3 54 (54.00%) Puppet
4 50 (50.00%) Python
5 45 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (43.00%) CentOS
7 41 (41.00%) VMware
8 35 (35.00%) MySQL
9 34 (34.00%) Perl
10 33 (33.00%) Ruby
10 33 (33.00%) DevOps
11 32 (32.00%) Red Hat
12 30 (30.00%) Jenkins
13 28 (28.00%) LAMP
14 27 (27.00%) Nagios
14 27 (27.00%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (25.00%) DNS
16 24 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
17 23 (23.00%) E-Commerce
18 21 (21.00%) PHP
18 21 (21.00%) Configuration Management
19 20 (20.00%) Apache
20 19 (19.00%) Docker
21 18 (18.00%) LDAP
21 18 (18.00%) Web Services
22 17 (17.00%) Windows
22 17 (17.00%) TCP/IP
22 17 (17.00%) Wi-Fi
23 16 (16.00%) Retail

Senior Linux Systems 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 20 (20.00%) Apache
2 16 (16.00%) Hubot
3 12 (12.00%) nginx
4 7 (7.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.00%) Drupal
6 4 (4.00%) JBoss
6 4 (4.00%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.00%) Resin
6 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.00%) CMS
8 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.00%) Slack
3 7 (7.00%) GitHub
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.00%) DNS
2 18 (18.00%) LDAP
3 17 (17.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (17.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (10.00%) Firewall
4 10 (10.00%) SAN
4 10 (10.00%) VPN
5 9 (9.00%) Kerberos
6 6 (6.00%) BGP
6 6 (6.00%) DHCP
6 6 (6.00%) OSPF
7 5 (5.00%) IGMP
7 5 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 5 (5.00%) Junos
7 5 (5.00%) RIP
7 5 (5.00%) SSL
8 4 (4.00%) HTTPS
8 4 (4.00%) InfiniBand
8 4 (4.00%) NAS
8 4 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.00%) MySQL
2 7 (7.00%) MariaDB
3 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.00%) DB2
6 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.00%) Big Data
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.00%) Subversion
3 6 (6.00%) GitLab
4 4 (4.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.00%) Gradle
5 2 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (16.00%) Retail
2 8 (8.00%) Marketing
3 4 (4.00%) Games
4 2 (2.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.00%) LAMP
2 18 (18.00%) Web Services
3 8 (8.00%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (7.00%) OpenVZ
5 4 (4.00%) ELK Stack
6 3 (3.00%) REST
7 2 (2.00%) SOAP
8 1 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.00%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.00%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.00%) Fintech
4 7 (7.00%) Clustering
5 5 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.00%) AS400
7 3 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.00%) iPad
9 1 (1.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (43.00%) CentOS
4 17 (17.00%) Windows
5 16 (16.00%) Unix
6 11 (11.00%) Ubuntu
7 7 (7.00%) Debian
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (6.00%) Solaris
9 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.00%) zOS
10 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.00%) Fedora
11 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) DevOps
2 23 (23.00%) E-Commerce
3 21 (21.00%) Configuration Management
4 16 (16.00%) ChatOps
5 10 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.00%) High Availability
7 6 (6.00%) Capacity Management
7 6 (6.00%) ITIL
8 5 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.00%) Service Management
9 4 (4.00%) Password Management
9 4 (4.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.00%) Use Case
10 3 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.00%) Logistics
10 3 (3.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.00%) Open Source
10 3 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.00%) Bash Shell
2 50 (50.00%) Python
3 34 (34.00%) Perl
4 33 (33.00%) Ruby
5 21 (21.00%) PHP
6 13 (13.00%) Java
7 9 (9.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.00%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.00%) SQL
11 1 (1.00%) VB
11 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.00%) CCNA
4 3 (3.00%) CCNP
4 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.00%) CCDE
5 1 (1.00%) CCIE
5 1 (1.00%) CCSP
5 1 (1.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (19.00%) Docker
3 15 (15.00%) NFS
4 12 (12.00%) KVM
5 10 (10.00%) vSphere
6 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (7.00%) iptables
8 6 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.00%) Postfix
11 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (2.00%) Xen
11 2 (2.00%) XenServer
12 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
12 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.00%) qmail
12 1 (1.00%) Sendmail
12 1 (1.00%) Squid
12 1 (1.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 54 (54.00%) Puppet
2 27 (27.00%) Nagios
3 24 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (14.00%) Ansible
5 11 (11.00%) HAProxy
6 9 (9.00%) Cacti
7 5 (5.00%) Check_MK
7 5 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (5.00%) logstash
7 5 (5.00%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.00%) Cobbler
8 4 (4.00%) OSSEC
8 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (4.00%) SELinux
9 2 (2.00%) Munin
9 2 (2.00%) Salt
10 1 (1.00%) cPanel
10 1 (1.00%) Graphite
10 1 (1.00%) OpenNMS
10 1 (1.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 41 (41.00%) VMware
2 32 (32.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (15.00%) Cisco
4 7 (7.00%) EMC
4 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.00%) Citrix
6 5 (5.00%) Percona
7 4 (4.00%) ANSYS
7 4 (4.00%) ATG
7 4 (4.00%) IBM
8 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle
9 2 (2.00%) Veritas
10 1 (1.00%) Dell
10 1 (1.00%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.00%) HP
10 1 (1.00%) Juniper
10 1 (1.00%) NetApp
10 1 (1.00%) Sun
10 1 (1.00%) Symantec
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago