The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 815 802 862
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 102 81 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.073% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.077% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 100 72 48
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £41,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+28.65% -20.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -28 99 £54,000 +2.85% 16
London -30 64 £60,000 +14.28% 9
South East -12 22 £42,500 -7.60% 3
Hertfordshire +22 11 £53,000 +7.07% 2
Hampshire +6 11 £42,500 - 1
East of England -4 11 £53,000 +18.43% 2
Portsmouth - 11 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire -5 9 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Oxford +7 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Surrey -5 1 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Manchester -5 1 £45,000 +9.75% 1
North West -13 1 £45,000 +9.75% 1
East Sussex -20 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Brighton -20 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £52,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 115 (62.16%) Puppet
3 95 (51.35%) Red Hat
4 94 (50.81%) Apache
5 87 (47.03%) Ubuntu
6 84 (45.41%) MySQL
7 82 (44.32%) Opscode Chef
8 73 (39.46%) Python
9 67 (36.22%) Ruby
9 67 (36.22%) Debian
9 67 (36.22%) CentOS
10 61 (32.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 56 (30.27%) Amazon AWS
12 55 (29.73%) Java
13 52 (28.11%) nginx
14 51 (27.57%) PHP
15 50 (27.03%) Bash Shell
16 44 (23.78%) HTTP
17 43 (23.24%) Firewall
18 42 (22.70%) Games
18 42 (22.70%) Perl
19 41 (22.16%) E-Commerce
19 41 (22.16%) VMware
19 41 (22.16%) Redis
20 40 (21.62%) DNS
21 38 (20.54%) Git (software)
22 37 (20.00%) UNIX
23 31 (16.76%) Jenkins
24 30 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
24 30 (16.22%) Solaris

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 94 (50.81%) Apache
2 52 (28.11%) nginx
3 30 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (15.68%) Tomcat
5 14 (7.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 14 (7.57%) CMS
6 9 (4.86%) Node.js
7 6 (3.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.54%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 56 (30.27%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (7.57%) Amazon S3
4 13 (7.03%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (6.49%) Joyent
6 8 (4.32%) GitHub
7 7 (3.78%) SaaS
8 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.78%) HTTP
2 43 (23.24%) Firewall
3 40 (21.62%) DNS
4 23 (12.43%) LDAP
5 16 (8.65%) VPN
6 15 (8.11%) DHCP
6 15 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 14 (7.57%) SAN
8 13 (7.03%) VoIP
9 12 (6.49%) VLAN
9 12 (6.49%) VRRP
10 11 (5.95%) iSCSI
11 10 (5.41%) NAS
12 9 (4.86%) SMTP
12 9 (4.86%) SSL
13 4 (2.16%) Kerberos
14 3 (1.62%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.62%) Internet
15 2 (1.08%) SSH
15 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (45.41%) MySQL
2 41 (22.16%) Redis
3 27 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (14.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 25 (13.51%) MongoDB
5 22 (11.89%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.62%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (20.54%) Git (software)
2 31 (16.76%) Jenkins
3 20 (10.81%) Subversion
4 6 (3.24%) FishEye
4 6 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (3.24%) JIRA
5 3 (1.62%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.54%) JUnit
General
1 42 (22.70%) Games
2 29 (15.68%) Finance
3 16 (8.65%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.57%) Online Betting
5 9 (4.86%) Retail
6 4 (2.16%) Front Office
7 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.68%) Web Services
2 13 (7.03%) Django
3 12 (6.49%) XML
3 12 (6.49%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.49%) CSS
3 12 (6.49%) .NET
3 12 (6.49%) JSON
3 12 (6.49%) LAMP
4 11 (5.95%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.70%) Lucene
7 3 (1.62%) Sphinx
8 1 (0.54%) OSGi
8 1 (0.54%) SOAP
8 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.89%) Open Source
2 18 (9.73%) Online Games
3 15 (8.11%) Social Media
4 12 (6.49%) Digital Media
5 11 (5.95%) Clustering
6 9 (4.86%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.32%) Blog
8 5 (2.70%) Replication
9 3 (1.62%) iPad
10 2 (1.08%) Firmware
11 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 87 (47.03%) Ubuntu
3 67 (36.22%) Debian
3 67 (36.22%) CentOS
4 61 (32.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (20.00%) UNIX
6 30 (16.22%) Solaris
7 20 (10.81%) Windows
8 19 (10.27%) Android
8 19 (10.27%) Apple iOS
9 10 (5.41%) FreeBSD
10 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.62%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.16%) E-Commerce
2 17 (9.19%) Load Balancing
3 15 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (7.57%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.49%) Release Management
5 12 (6.49%) Build Automation
5 12 (6.49%) Analytics
5 12 (6.49%) Low Latency
6 10 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (5.41%) Scrum
7 8 (4.32%) User Experience Design
8 7 (3.78%) B2B
9 5 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.16%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.16%) ITIL
11 3 (1.62%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.62%) Social Media Monitoring
11 3 (1.62%) Migration
11 3 (1.62%) Project Management
11 3 (1.62%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.46%) Python
2 67 (36.22%) Ruby
3 55 (29.73%) Java
4 51 (27.57%) PHP
5 50 (27.03%) Bash Shell
6 42 (22.70%) Perl
7 25 (13.51%) Shell Script
8 21 (11.35%) SQL
9 19 (10.27%) Scala
10 13 (7.03%) Bourne shell
11 12 (6.49%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.24%) Clojure
13 4 (2.16%) AWK
14 3 (1.62%) C++
15 2 (1.08%) Korn
16 1 (0.54%) PHP4
16 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.95%) RHCE
2 7 (3.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (14.05%) Xen
2 21 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.81%) KVM
4 13 (7.03%) NFS
5 10 (5.41%) XenServer
6 6 (3.24%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.62%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.08%) vSphere
9 1 (0.54%) Varnish
9 1 (0.54%) qmail
9 1 (0.54%) Postfix
9 1 (0.54%) Samba
9 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 115 (62.16%) Puppet
2 82 (44.32%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (12.97%) Nagios
4 12 (6.49%) HAProxy
5 11 (5.95%) ZABBIX
6 10 (5.41%) CFEngine
7 8 (4.32%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (2.16%) Cacti
9 1 (0.54%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.54%) Ansible
9 1 (0.54%) Scalr
Vendors
1 95 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 41 (22.16%) VMware
3 27 (14.59%) Oracle
4 14 (7.57%) Rackspace
5 11 (5.95%) JBoss
6 10 (5.41%) Citrix
7 9 (4.86%) Twitter
8 8 (4.32%) Facebook
8 8 (4.32%) Cisco
8 8 (4.32%) HP
9 6 (3.24%) Percona
10 5 (2.70%) Veritas
11 4 (2.16%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.16%) Splunk
12 3 (1.62%) Zend
13 2 (1.08%) IBM
14 1 (0.54%) Sun
14 1 (0.54%) NetApp
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + great bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Pension,Bonus,Training Budget
Posted: 2 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Sky
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Share options, pension, vouchers
Posted: 21 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago