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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux System Administrator
UK
Rank 803 891 890
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 50 56 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.056% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.058% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 51
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 29 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 January 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 +85 50 £56,250 +2.27% 5
London +46 25 £57,500 - 2
South East +72 12 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +53 8 £65,250 +63.12%
East of England - 5 £48,500 - 1
Reading +44 4 - -
North West -12 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Hampshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 4 £60,000 -
West Midlands +5 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £48,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £75,000 -
City of London +34 2 £81,250 +47.72%
Telford -3 2 - -
Shropshire -9 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £55,000 -
Slough - 2 £72,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £48,500 -
Manchester -23 1 £70,500 +28.18%
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Crewe - 1 £70,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
Windsor - 1 £60,500 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Essex - 1 £48,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (60.00%) Python
3 53 (55.79%) Puppet
4 50 (52.63%) Bash Shell
5 46 (48.42%) CentOS
6 40 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (35.79%) Red Hat
9 32 (33.68%) VMware
10 31 (32.63%) Perl
11 29 (30.53%) Ruby
12 28 (29.47%) MySQL
13 27 (28.42%) Windows
13 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
14 22 (23.16%) E-Commerce
15 21 (22.11%) Degree
16 20 (21.05%) Unix
17 19 (20.00%) Apache
17 19 (20.00%) Web Services
17 19 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (20.00%) High Availability
17 19 (20.00%) DevOps
18 18 (18.95%) VPN
19 17 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
19 17 (17.89%) Docker
20 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (16.84%) DNS
20 16 (16.84%) Configuration Management
20 16 (16.84%) Retail
20 16 (16.84%) LAMP

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 19 (20.00%) Apache
2 16 (16.84%) Hubot
3 8 (8.42%) nginx
4 5 (5.26%) IIS
5 4 (4.21%) Drupal
5 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.16%) WordPress
7 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.05%) CMS
8 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.84%) Slack
3 11 (11.58%) SaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle CX
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.05%) GitHub
6 1 (1.05%) Office 365
6 1 (1.05%) Route 53
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 18 (18.95%) VPN
3 16 (16.84%) DNS
4 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.63%) LDAP
6 11 (11.58%) Firewall
7 9 (9.47%) DHCP
8 7 (7.37%) BGP
8 7 (7.37%) IGMP
8 7 (7.37%) Junos
8 7 (7.37%) OSPF
8 7 (7.37%) RIP
9 6 (6.32%) InfiniBand
9 6 (6.32%) LAN
9 6 (6.32%) WAN
10 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.26%) Internet
10 5 (5.26%) VLAN
11 4 (4.21%) SMTP
11 4 (4.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) MySQL
2 5 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.05%) Informix
6 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.16%) Subversion
4 2 (2.11%) GitLab
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 16 (16.84%) Retail
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.00%) Web Services
2 16 (16.84%) LAMP
3 3 (3.16%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (3.16%) Middleware
3 3 (3.16%) WSH
4 2 (2.11%) REST
5 1 (1.05%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.05%) RESTful
5 1 (1.05%) Web Services Management
5 1 (1.05%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Computer Science
1 13 (13.68%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Clustering
3 3 (3.16%) AS400
4 2 (2.11%) Fintech
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) CESG
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (48.42%) CentOS
3 35 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (28.42%) Windows
5 20 (21.05%) Unix
6 14 (14.74%) Ubuntu
7 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
8 8 (8.42%) Debian
9 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (4.21%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.16%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.16%) zOS
12 2 (2.11%) HPUX
12 2 (2.11%) Solaris
13 1 (1.05%) AIX
13 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) E-Commerce
2 19 (20.00%) DevOps
2 19 (20.00%) High Availability
3 16 (16.84%) ChatOps
3 16 (16.84%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.47%) Capacity Management
6 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.42%) ITIL
7 7 (7.37%) Business Continuity
7 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.32%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.32%) Use Case
9 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
10 4 (4.21%) Low Latency
10 4 (4.21%) Workflow
11 3 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.16%) Logistics
11 3 (3.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (60.00%) Python
2 50 (52.63%) Bash Shell
3 31 (32.63%) Perl
4 29 (30.53%) Ruby
5 13 (13.68%) PHP
6 10 (10.53%) Java
7 8 (8.42%) SQL
8 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.32%) MATLAB
9 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.05%) C
10 1 (1.05%) C++
10 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.05%) Korn
10 1 (1.05%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) CCNA
2 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.05%) RHCA
4 1 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Docker
2 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.58%) NFS
4 9 (9.47%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (8.42%) iptables
5 8 (8.42%) KVM
6 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.16%) Squid
7 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.16%) vSphere
8 2 (2.11%) Varnish
8 2 (2.11%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.11%) Xen
8 2 (2.11%) XenServer
9 1 (1.05%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (1.05%) pfSense
9 1 (1.05%) qmail
9 1 (1.05%) Samba
9 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (55.79%) Puppet
2 17 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (12.63%) Ansible
4 7 (7.37%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (6.32%) Salt
6 5 (5.26%) Nagios
7 4 (4.21%) Graphite
7 4 (4.21%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.11%) cPanel
9 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.05%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.05%) Munin
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) Red Hat
2 32 (33.68%) VMware
3 10 (10.53%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) ANSYS
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle
5 4 (4.21%) Sun
6 3 (3.16%) Citrix
7 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.11%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.11%) NetApp
7 2 (2.11%) Veritas
8 1 (1.05%) EMC
8 1 (1.05%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.05%) Juniper
8 1 (1.05%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.05%) Percona
8 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.05%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.05%) Vyatta
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