The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 876 842 823
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 39 90 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.077% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.081% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 29 86 63
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 18 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 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 38 £55,000 - 5
London -15 18 £55,000 - 1
East of England +9 10 £55,000 +3.77% 1
Hertfordshire +2 9 £55,000 +3.77%
St Albans - 9 £55,000 -
South East +4 7 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Berkshire +14 6 - - 1
Reading +2 6 - -
City of London +38 2 £50,000 -20.00%
West Midlands - 2 - -
South West - 1 £52,500 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (58.23%) Red Hat
3 43 (54.43%) MySQL
4 37 (46.84%) CentOS
5 34 (43.04%) Puppet
5 34 (43.04%) DNS
6 33 (41.77%) E-Commerce
7 31 (39.24%) Apache
8 29 (36.71%) Games
8 29 (36.71%) Bash Shell
8 29 (36.71%) DevOps
9 27 (34.18%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (32.91%) Java
11 25 (31.65%) Oracle
11 25 (31.65%) Tomcat
12 24 (30.38%) Ubuntu
13 23 (29.11%) Finance
14 21 (26.58%) Python
15 19 (24.05%) Ruby
16 18 (22.78%) Online Games
16 18 (22.78%) Online Betting
16 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
16 18 (22.78%) DHCP
16 18 (22.78%) HTTP
16 18 (22.78%) SQL
16 18 (22.78%) Perl
16 18 (22.78%) UNIX
16 18 (22.78%) Telecoms
16 18 (22.78%) Service Delivery
16 18 (22.78%) CMS

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 31 (39.24%) Apache
2 25 (31.65%) Tomcat
3 18 (22.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (22.78%) CMS
4 11 (13.92%) nginx
5 10 (12.66%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.06%) JBoss
7 1 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.04%) DNS
2 18 (22.78%) HTTP
2 18 (22.78%) DHCP
3 10 (12.66%) LDAP
4 7 (8.86%) Firewall
5 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.33%) VPN
6 5 (6.33%) Internet
7 4 (5.06%) SAN
8 3 (3.80%) SSH
9 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.53%) SMTP
10 1 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (54.43%) MySQL
2 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (15.19%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.33%) Redis
5 5 (6.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.92%) Hudson
3 11 (13.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 29 (36.71%) Games
2 23 (29.11%) Finance
3 18 (22.78%) Telecoms
3 18 (22.78%) Online Betting
4 10 (12.66%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) LAMP
2 4 (5.06%) Web Services
3 3 (3.80%) XML
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) JSON
4 2 (2.53%) Memcached
5 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Online Games
2 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) PKI
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) iDTV
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (46.84%) CentOS
3 24 (30.38%) Ubuntu
4 18 (22.78%) UNIX
5 12 (15.19%) Debian
5 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.86%) Windows
7 6 (7.59%) Solaris
8 5 (6.33%) Android
8 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.53%) HPUX
10 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) E-Commerce
2 29 (36.71%) DevOps
3 18 (22.78%) Service Delivery
4 9 (11.39%) ITIL
5 7 (8.86%) Migration
6 6 (7.59%) Open Source
7 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.33%) Time Management
8 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.53%) Build Automation
9 2 (2.53%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.53%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (2.53%) DRM
9 2 (2.53%) Change Management
9 2 (2.53%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.53%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) Bash Shell
2 26 (32.91%) Java
3 21 (26.58%) Python
4 19 (24.05%) Ruby
5 18 (22.78%) Perl
5 18 (22.78%) SQL
6 10 (12.66%) PHP
6 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.33%) Scala
8 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.53%) Korn
9 2 (2.53%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.53%) C-shell
10 1 (1.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.27%) CCNA
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.66%) Varnish
2 10 (12.66%) Docker
3 5 (6.33%) XenApp
4 3 (3.80%) vSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Xen
5 2 (2.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.53%) NFS
6 1 (1.27%) Samba
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (43.04%) Puppet
2 27 (34.18%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.13%) Nagios
4 7 (8.86%) logstash
5 5 (6.33%) Pingdom
5 5 (6.33%) Graphite
5 5 (6.33%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.33%) HAProxy
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.53%) Salt
7 2 (2.53%) Ansible
7 2 (2.53%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) Red Hat
2 25 (31.65%) Oracle
3 14 (17.72%) Cisco
3 14 (17.72%) VMware
4 8 (10.13%) IBM
5 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.33%) Google
6 5 (6.33%) Citrix
7 4 (5.06%) HP
8 3 (3.80%) Sun
9 2 (2.53%) EMC
9 2 (2.53%) Sybase
9 2 (2.53%) Veritas
9 2 (2.53%) Symantec
9 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.53%) New Relic
10 1 (1.27%) Perforce
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