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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 877 915 864
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 44 52 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.048% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.050% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 135
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 23 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 30 May 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 +39 42 £55,000 - 5
London +40 30 £55,000 -2.22% 3
South East +35 8 £75,000 +66.66%
Berkshire +21 5 £80,000 -
East of England +21 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Reading +13 2 £80,000 -
Windsor - 2 £80,000 -
Brighton - 2 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire +17 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Scotland +2 1 - - 1
Cambridge +1 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £47,500 -
Edinburgh -1 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -
Slough - 1 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (51.22%) VMware
3 39 (47.56%) Bash Shell
3 39 (47.56%) Puppet
3 39 (47.56%) DevOps
4 36 (43.90%) MySQL
5 32 (39.02%) CentOS
6 30 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (36.59%) Red Hat
7 28 (34.15%) Jenkins
8 27 (32.93%) Nagios
9 26 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (29.27%) LAMP
11 24 (29.27%) Python
12 23 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (26.83%) DNS
14 20 (24.39%) Unix
15 19 (23.17%) Ubuntu
16 17 (20.73%) PHP
17 16 (19.51%) Cisco
18 15 (18.29%) LDAP
18 15 (18.29%) Apache
18 15 (18.29%) Ruby
19 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
19 14 (17.07%) Ansible
20 13 (15.85%) HAProxy
20 13 (15.85%) Subversion
20 13 (15.85%) Windows
20 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP

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 15 (18.29%) Apache
2 12 (14.63%) nginx
3 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.88%) JBoss
5 4 (4.88%) Resin
5 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.66%) Confluence
6 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.44%) IIS
7 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) GitHub
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.66%) Google Apps
4 3 (3.66%) Route 53
5 2 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (1.22%) Joyent
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.83%) DNS
2 15 (18.29%) LDAP
3 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
4 12 (14.63%) SAN
5 11 (13.41%) Firewall
6 9 (10.98%) Kerberos
7 8 (9.76%) DHCP
8 7 (8.54%) VLAN
9 6 (7.32%) iSCSI
10 5 (6.10%) LAN
10 5 (6.10%) VPN
11 4 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.88%) NAS
11 4 (4.88%) VoIP
12 3 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.66%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (3.66%) SSL
12 3 (3.66%) WAN
13 2 (2.44%) Network Security
13 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.90%) MySQL
2 11 (13.41%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.41%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.10%) MariaDB
4 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.66%) Big Data
5 3 (3.66%) DB2
5 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Redis
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (15.85%) Subversion
4 5 (6.10%) GitLab
4 5 (6.10%) Hudson
4 5 (6.10%) Vagrant
5 4 (4.88%) JIRA
5 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.66%) Gradle
6 3 (3.66%) Maven
6 3 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (7.32%) Law
1 6 (7.32%) Marketing
2 5 (6.10%) Publishing
3 4 (4.88%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Games
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Automotive
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.22%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) LAMP
2 10 (12.20%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (7.32%) ELK Stack
4 5 (6.10%) Web Services
5 3 (3.66%) CSS
5 3 (3.66%) REST
5 3 (3.66%) SOAP
6 2 (2.44%) HTML
6 2 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.22%) .NET
7 1 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.22%) JSON
7 1 (1.22%) Memcached
7 1 (1.22%) SAML
7 1 (1.22%) Sensu
7 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.32%) Fintech
4 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.88%) Clustering
5 4 (4.88%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.66%) User Experience
6 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.44%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.22%) iPad
8 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (39.02%) CentOS
3 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (24.39%) Unix
5 19 (23.17%) Ubuntu
6 13 (15.85%) Windows
7 10 (12.20%) Solaris
7 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
8 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.10%) HPUX
10 4 (4.88%) Debian
11 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.44%) AIX
12 2 (2.44%) SUSE
12 2 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) DevOps
2 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
3 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.54%) High Availability
7 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.10%) Open Source
9 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.88%) Password Management
10 3 (3.66%) Computer Security
10 3 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (3.66%) ERP
10 3 (3.66%) Kernel Tuning
10 3 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.66%) Software Architecture
10 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.44%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (47.56%) Bash Shell
2 24 (29.27%) Python
3 17 (20.73%) PHP
4 15 (18.29%) Ruby
5 13 (15.85%) Shell Script
6 11 (13.41%) Java
7 10 (12.20%) Perl
8 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.10%) SQL
10 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.66%) C
12 1 (1.22%) VB
12 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) CCNP
1 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.44%) CCNA
2 2 (2.44%) MCITP
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) CCDE
3 1 (1.22%) CCIE
3 1 (1.22%) CCSP
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.63%) Docker
3 11 (13.41%) KVM
4 9 (10.98%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (9.76%) NFS
6 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
6 7 (8.54%) vSphere
7 5 (6.10%) Varnish
8 3 (3.66%) Corosync
8 3 (3.66%) vCloud
8 3 (3.66%) Xen
9 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.44%) XenServer
10 1 (1.22%) iptables
10 1 (1.22%) LXC
10 1 (1.22%) Postfix
10 1 (1.22%) Samba
10 1 (1.22%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (47.56%) Puppet
2 27 (32.93%) Nagios
3 26 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (17.07%) Ansible
5 13 (15.85%) HAProxy
6 9 (10.98%) Cacti
7 5 (6.10%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.88%) Check_MK
8 4 (4.88%) logstash
8 4 (4.88%) OSSEC
8 4 (4.88%) SELinux
9 3 (3.66%) Casper Suite
9 3 (3.66%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (3.66%) Pacemaker
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (3.66%) ZABBIX
10 2 (2.44%) cPanel
10 2 (2.44%) Graphite
10 2 (2.44%) Icinga
10 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) VMware
2 30 (36.59%) Red Hat
3 16 (19.51%) Cisco
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle
5 7 (8.54%) Citrix
5 7 (8.54%) EMC
5 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.32%) HP
6 6 (7.32%) IBM
6 6 (7.32%) Percona
7 4 (4.88%) ATG
7 4 (4.88%) Juniper
7 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.66%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.66%) Apple
8 3 (3.66%) Dell
8 3 (3.66%) Google
8 3 (3.66%) SAP
9 1 (1.22%) Brocade
9 1 (1.22%) F5
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