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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 874 913 867
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 50 63 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 131
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 22 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 26 June 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
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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 +26 47 £55,000 - 4
London +40 35 £55,000 - 3
South East +34 8 £80,000 +39.13%
Berkshire +15 5 £80,000 +14.28%
Brighton - 3 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
East of England +27 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Reading +14 2 £80,000 +14.28%
Edinburgh +13 2 £42,500 -
Scotland +6 2 £42,500 -
Windsor - 2 £80,000 -
Yorkshire +26 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Hertfordshire +18 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Cambridge +6 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £47,500 -
Hayes - 1 £60,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (51.95%) VMware
3 39 (50.65%) Puppet
4 36 (46.75%) Bash Shell
5 35 (45.45%) DevOps
6 34 (44.16%) MySQL
7 33 (42.86%) CentOS
8 30 (38.96%) Red Hat
9 29 (37.66%) Nagios
9 29 (37.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (33.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (33.77%) Jenkins
11 25 (32.47%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (31.17%) LAMP
13 23 (29.87%) Python
14 20 (25.97%) DNS
14 20 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (23.38%) PHP
16 17 (22.08%) Unix
16 17 (22.08%) Configuration Management
17 16 (20.78%) Cisco
18 15 (19.48%) LDAP
18 15 (19.48%) Apache
18 15 (19.48%) Ansible
19 14 (18.18%) HAProxy
19 14 (18.18%) Ubuntu
20 13 (16.88%) Ruby
20 13 (16.88%) Windows
20 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
20 13 (16.88%) Shell Script

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 (19.48%) Apache
2 11 (14.29%) nginx
3 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.79%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.19%) JBoss
5 4 (5.19%) Resin
5 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.90%) Confluence
6 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.60%) IIS
7 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) GitHub
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.90%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.90%) Route 53
3 3 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) DNS
2 15 (19.48%) LDAP
3 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.58%) SAN
5 11 (14.29%) Firewall
6 10 (12.99%) Kerberos
7 8 (10.39%) DHCP
8 7 (9.09%) iSCSI
9 6 (7.79%) VLAN
10 5 (6.49%) LAN
11 4 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.19%) NAS
11 4 (5.19%) VoIP
11 4 (5.19%) VPN
11 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.90%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (3.90%) WAN
13 2 (2.60%) Network Security
13 2 (2.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.16%) MySQL
2 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.09%) MariaDB
4 4 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.90%) DB2
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.60%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.99%) Subversion
3 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.49%) GitLab
4 5 (6.49%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.90%) Gradle
5 3 (3.90%) JIRA
5 3 (3.90%) Maven
5 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.60%) Hudson
General
1 8 (10.39%) Marketing
2 4 (5.19%) Back Office
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Law
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) LAMP
2 8 (10.39%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (9.09%) Web Services
4 6 (7.79%) ELK Stack
5 3 (3.90%) REST
5 3 (3.90%) SOAP
6 1 (1.30%) .NET
6 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.30%) CSS
6 1 (1.30%) HTML
6 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.30%) SAML
6 1 (1.30%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Fintech
2 6 (7.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Clustering
4 4 (5.19%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.30%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (42.86%) CentOS
3 26 (33.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (22.08%) Unix
5 14 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 13 (16.88%) Windows
7 9 (11.69%) Solaris
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.49%) Debian
10 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.60%) SUSE
11 2 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.30%) AIX
12 1 (1.30%) Fedora
12 1 (1.30%) HPUX
12 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) DevOps
2 17 (22.08%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.49%) High Availability
6 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.19%) Open Source
6 4 (5.19%) Password Management
7 3 (3.90%) Computer Security
7 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.90%) Service Management
7 3 (3.90%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (2.60%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (1.30%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) Bash Shell
2 23 (29.87%) Python
3 18 (23.38%) PHP
4 13 (16.88%) Ruby
4 13 (16.88%) Shell Script
5 12 (15.58%) Perl
6 11 (14.29%) Java
7 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.19%) SQL
9 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.60%) C
11 1 (1.30%) VB
11 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) CCNP
1 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.60%) CCNA
2 2 (2.60%) MCITP
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) CCDE
3 1 (1.30%) CCIE
3 1 (1.30%) CCSP
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (37.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.99%) Docker
2 10 (12.99%) KVM
3 9 (11.69%) NFS
4 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.39%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (10.39%) vSphere
5 3 (3.90%) Corosync
5 3 (3.90%) vCloud
6 2 (2.60%) Varnish
6 2 (2.60%) Xen
7 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.30%) iptables
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.30%) Postfix
7 1 (1.30%) Samba
7 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.30%) Squid
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (50.65%) Puppet
2 29 (37.66%) Nagios
3 25 (32.47%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (19.48%) Ansible
5 14 (18.18%) HAProxy
6 11 (14.29%) Cacti
7 5 (6.49%) Check_MK
7 5 (6.49%) logstash
7 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
8 4 (5.19%) OSSEC
8 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (5.19%) SELinux
9 3 (3.90%) Casper Suite
9 3 (3.90%) Pacemaker
10 2 (2.60%) cPanel
10 2 (2.60%) Icinga
10 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (1.30%) Cobbler
11 1 (1.30%) Graphite
11 1 (1.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) VMware
2 30 (38.96%) Red Hat
3 16 (20.78%) Cisco
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.79%) Citrix
5 6 (7.79%) EMC
6 5 (6.49%) IBM
6 5 (6.49%) Percona
7 4 (5.19%) ATG
7 4 (5.19%) Juniper
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle
7 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.90%) Apple
8 3 (3.90%) Google
9 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.60%) Dell
9 2 (2.60%) HP
9 2 (2.60%) Sun
10 1 (1.30%) NetApp
10 1 (1.30%) Veritas
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