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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 830 899 901
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 52 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.061% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.064% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 65
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,200 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.04%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016 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 10 December 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 +51 52 £55,000 - 11
London +25 32 £55,000 - 4
South East +74 14 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +57 5 £60,250 +50.62%
Hampshire +11 5 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £49,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £49,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £75,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £60,000 - 1
East of England +23 2 £48,500 -11.81% 2
North West -21 2 £62,750 +14.09% 1
Farnborough - 2 £62,500 -
Slough - 2 £65,000 -
Reading +29 1 - -
Cambridge +14 1 £48,500 -11.81% 1
City of London +7 1 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £48,500 -11.81% 2
Telford -8 1 - -
Shropshire -10 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
Manchester -14 1 £70,500 +28.18%
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £55,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Windsor - 1 £60,500 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
South West - 1 £45,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £48,500 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (60.78%) Python
3 59 (57.84%) Puppet
4 57 (55.88%) Bash Shell
5 50 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (48.04%) CentOS
7 42 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (36.27%) Ruby
9 36 (35.29%) Perl
10 34 (33.33%) Red Hat
11 32 (31.37%) VMware
12 31 (30.39%) Jenkins
13 30 (29.41%) E-Commerce
14 26 (25.49%) Windows
15 25 (24.51%) Web Services
16 24 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (22.55%) MySQL
17 23 (22.55%) Docker
18 22 (21.57%) Retail
18 22 (21.57%) ChatOps
18 22 (21.57%) Hubot
18 22 (21.57%) Slack
19 21 (20.59%) Apache
20 19 (18.63%) DevOps
20 19 (18.63%) DNS
21 18 (17.65%) Configuration Management
22 17 (16.67%) VPN
22 17 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
22 17 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
23 16 (15.69%) Unix

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 22 (21.57%) Hubot
2 21 (20.59%) Apache
3 10 (9.80%) nginx
4 5 (4.90%) Drupal
4 5 (4.90%) IIS
5 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.96%) WordPress
7 1 (0.98%) CMS
7 1 (0.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (21.57%) Slack
3 6 (5.88%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.98%) GitHub
5 1 (0.98%) Office 365
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.98%) Route 53
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (18.63%) DNS
3 17 (16.67%) VPN
4 10 (9.80%) Firewall
4 10 (9.80%) LDAP
5 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.84%) BGP
6 8 (7.84%) OSPF
7 7 (6.86%) IGMP
7 7 (6.86%) Junos
7 7 (6.86%) RIP
8 6 (5.88%) DHCP
8 6 (5.88%) InfiniBand
8 6 (5.88%) LAN
8 6 (5.88%) WAN
9 5 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.90%) HTTP
9 5 (4.90%) VLAN
10 4 (3.92%) HTTPS
10 4 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) MySQL
2 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.98%) Big Data
5 1 (0.98%) Informix
5 1 (0.98%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (30.39%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.94%) Subversion
4 2 (1.96%) GitLab
5 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 22 (21.57%) Retail
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 3 (2.94%) Games
4 2 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.51%) Web Services
2 14 (13.73%) LAMP
3 3 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (2.94%) Middleware
4 2 (1.96%) WSH
5 1 (0.98%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.98%) REST
5 1 (0.98%) Web Services Management
5 1 (0.98%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.84%) Clustering
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) AS400
5 3 (2.94%) Fintech
5 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) CESG
7 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.98%) Life Science
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (48.04%) CentOS
4 26 (25.49%) Windows
5 16 (15.69%) Unix
6 13 (12.75%) Ubuntu
7 9 (8.82%) Windows Server
8 7 (6.86%) Debian
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.94%) zOS
12 2 (1.96%) Solaris
13 1 (0.98%) Fedora
13 1 (0.98%) HPUX
13 1 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 22 (21.57%) ChatOps
3 19 (18.63%) DevOps
4 18 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 13 (12.75%) High Availability
6 9 (8.82%) Capacity Management
6 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.84%) ITIL
8 7 (6.86%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Use Case
10 5 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.92%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.92%) Low Latency
12 3 (2.94%) Logistics
12 3 (2.94%) Network Architecture
12 3 (2.94%) Service Management
12 3 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.78%) Python
2 57 (55.88%) Bash Shell
3 37 (36.27%) Ruby
4 36 (35.29%) Perl
5 12 (11.76%) PHP
6 9 (8.82%) Java
6 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.88%) MATLAB
7 6 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.90%) SQL
9 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.98%) Korn
9 1 (0.98%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) CCNA
2 9 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
1 3 (2.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (22.55%) Docker
2 17 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.76%) NFS
4 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.84%) iptables
4 8 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.90%) KVM
6 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.92%) vSphere
7 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.94%) Squid
8 2 (1.96%) Varnish
8 2 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.96%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.96%) Xen
8 2 (1.96%) XenServer
9 1 (0.98%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.98%) Postfix
9 1 (0.98%) qmail
Systems Management
1 59 (57.84%) Puppet
2 17 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.80%) Ansible
4 7 (6.86%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (5.88%) Nagios
6 4 (3.92%) Cobbler
6 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (3.92%) Salt
7 3 (2.94%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.98%) cPanel
8 1 (0.98%) Graphite
8 1 (0.98%) Munin
8 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 32 (31.37%) VMware
3 15 (14.71%) Cisco
4 6 (5.88%) ANSYS
5 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle
7 2 (1.96%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.96%) Citrix
7 2 (1.96%) EMC
7 2 (1.96%) HP
7 2 (1.96%) NetApp
7 2 (1.96%) Sun
7 2 (1.96%) Veritas
8 1 (0.98%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.98%) Percona
8 1 (0.98%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.98%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.98%) Splunk
8 1 (0.98%) Vyatta
8 1 (0.98%) Zend
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