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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux System Administrator
UK
Rank 815 911 892
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 47 41 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.040% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.042% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 55
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017 within the UK.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +79 46 £56,250 +2.27% 2
London +54 16 £60,000 - 1
South East +84 13 £62,500 -
Berkshire +48 8 £75,000 +7.14%
West Midlands +21 5 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England - 5 £48,500 - 1
Reading +42 4 - -
North West -24 3 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £48,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +33 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Slough +27 2 £72,500 +3.57%
Oxfordshire +20 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Shropshire -6 2 - -
Telford -6 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £55,000 -
York - 2 £42,500 -
Windsor - 2 £75,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £48,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £70,000 -
City of London +19 1 £82,500 +43.47%
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Essex - 1 £48,500 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (53.19%) Puppet
3 49 (52.13%) Python
4 48 (51.06%) CentOS
5 45 (47.87%) Bash Shell
6 39 (41.49%) Amazon AWS
7 38 (40.43%) Red Hat
8 32 (34.04%) VMware
9 29 (30.85%) Windows
10 28 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (28.72%) MySQL
12 26 (27.66%) Jenkins
13 24 (25.53%) Perl
13 24 (25.53%) Ruby
14 23 (24.47%) DevOps
15 22 (23.40%) Degree
15 22 (23.40%) Unix
16 21 (22.34%) High Availability
17 20 (21.28%) Opscode Chef
18 16 (17.02%) SaaS
18 16 (17.02%) PHP
18 16 (17.02%) E-Commerce
18 16 (17.02%) Apache
18 16 (17.02%) VPN
19 15 (15.96%) Web Services
19 15 (15.96%) LAMP
19 15 (15.96%) Configuration Management
19 15 (15.96%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (15.96%) Computer Science

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 16 (17.02%) Apache
2 12 (12.77%) Hubot
3 8 (8.51%) nginx
4 5 (5.32%) IIS
5 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) Drupal
6 2 (2.13%) WordPress
7 1 (1.06%) Confluence
7 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (41.49%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.02%) SaaS
3 12 (12.77%) Slack
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle CX
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.06%) GitHub
6 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.06%) Office 365
6 1 (1.06%) Route 53
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) VPN
2 15 (15.96%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.83%) DNS
4 13 (13.83%) Firewall
5 9 (9.57%) DHCP
5 9 (9.57%) LDAP
6 7 (7.45%) LAN
6 7 (7.45%) WAN
7 6 (6.38%) Internet
8 5 (5.32%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.32%) InfiniBand
8 5 (5.32%) SMTP
8 5 (5.32%) SNMP
8 5 (5.32%) VLAN
9 4 (4.26%) BGP
9 4 (4.26%) IGMP
9 4 (4.26%) Junos
9 4 (4.26%) OSPF
9 4 (4.26%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.72%) MySQL
2 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.13%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Redis
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (27.66%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.06%) JIRA
4 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (12.77%) Retail
2 6 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) LAMP
1 15 (15.96%) Web Services
2 3 (3.19%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.19%) Middleware
2 3 (3.19%) WSH
3 2 (2.13%) REST
3 2 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (1.06%) MCollective
4 1 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services Management
4 1 (1.06%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) Clustering
5 3 (3.19%) AS400
6 2 (2.13%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) CESG
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.06%) Fintech
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (51.06%) CentOS
3 29 (30.85%) Windows
4 28 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (23.40%) Unix
6 13 (13.83%) Ubuntu
7 9 (9.57%) Windows Server
8 6 (6.38%) Debian
9 5 (5.32%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.19%) Solaris
11 3 (3.19%) zOS
12 2 (2.13%) Fedora
12 2 (2.13%) HPUX
13 1 (1.06%) AIX
13 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) DevOps
2 21 (22.34%) High Availability
3 16 (17.02%) E-Commerce
4 15 (15.96%) Configuration Management
5 12 (12.77%) ChatOps
6 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.51%) ITIL
8 7 (7.45%) Capacity Management
9 6 (6.38%) Trend Analysis
10 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.32%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Use Case
10 5 (5.32%) Workflow
11 4 (4.26%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.26%) Low Latency
12 3 (3.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 49 (52.13%) Python
2 45 (47.87%) Bash Shell
3 24 (25.53%) Perl
3 24 (25.53%) Ruby
4 16 (17.02%) PHP
5 13 (13.83%) Java
6 10 (10.64%) SQL
7 9 (9.57%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.13%) C
11 2 (2.13%) C++
11 2 (2.13%) Groovy
12 1 (1.06%) Korn
12 1 (1.06%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) CCNA
2 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.13%) RHCA
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.83%) Docker
3 10 (10.64%) NFS
4 8 (8.51%) KVM
5 6 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.26%) iptables
6 4 (4.26%) vSphere
7 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.19%) Squid
7 3 (3.19%) Xen
8 2 (2.13%) Postfix
8 2 (2.13%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (1.06%) pfSense
9 1 (1.06%) Samba
9 1 (1.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (53.19%) Puppet
2 20 (21.28%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (14.89%) Ansible
4 7 (7.45%) Nagios
5 5 (5.32%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (5.32%) Graphite
5 5 (5.32%) Salt
6 4 (4.26%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.13%) cPanel
7 2 (2.13%) Munin
7 2 (2.13%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.06%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.06%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.06%) logstash
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Red Hat
2 32 (34.04%) VMware
3 12 (12.77%) Cisco
4 7 (7.45%) Oracle
5 5 (5.32%) ANSYS
5 5 (5.32%) Sun
6 3 (3.19%) EMC
6 3 (3.19%) Juniper
6 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.13%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.13%) Citrix
7 2 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.13%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.06%) BMC
8 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.06%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.06%) Percona
8 1 (1.06%) Veritas
8 1 (1.06%) Zend
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 8 days ago