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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 864 911 859
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 46 59 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.055% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.057% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 104
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,250 £42,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year
+22.94% -17.87%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 2016 within the UK.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 25 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 August 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 +25 45 £55,000 - 7
London +46 30 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South East +22 11 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Berkshire -2 5 £85,000 +36.00%
Hayes - 4 £60,000 -
Hampshire -3 3 £47,500 -7.31% 2
Southampton - 3 £47,500 -
East of England +23 2 £70,000 +27.27%
Hertfordshire +19 2 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £45,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland +12 1 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +4 1 £42,500 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £49,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Woking - 1 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £47,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £85,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Windsor - 1 £85,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £49,500 - 1
Brighton - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (58.89%) Puppet
3 48 (53.33%) Bash Shell
4 44 (48.89%) CentOS
4 44 (48.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (43.33%) Python
6 38 (42.22%) VMware
7 36 (40.00%) DevOps
8 33 (36.67%) MySQL
9 32 (35.56%) Red Hat
10 30 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 28 (31.11%) Nagios
12 27 (30.00%) LAMP
12 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (30.00%) Ruby
13 26 (28.89%) Perl
14 25 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
15 24 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (26.67%) DNS
16 20 (22.22%) E-Commerce
17 18 (20.00%) PHP
17 18 (20.00%) Configuration Management
17 18 (20.00%) Docker
18 17 (18.89%) LDAP
18 17 (18.89%) Apache
18 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
18 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
19 16 (17.78%) Cisco
20 14 (15.56%) Ansible
20 14 (15.56%) Ubuntu

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 17 (18.89%) Apache
2 14 (15.56%) Hubot
3 11 (12.22%) nginx
4 6 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.44%) Drupal
6 4 (4.44%) JBoss
6 4 (4.44%) Resin
6 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.11%) CMS
8 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.56%) Slack
3 7 (7.78%) GitHub
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) DNS
2 17 (18.89%) LDAP
2 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
3 14 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (12.22%) Firewall
5 10 (11.11%) SAN
6 9 (10.00%) Kerberos
7 8 (8.89%) VPN
8 6 (6.67%) iSCSI
9 5 (5.56%) DHCP
9 5 (5.56%) SSL
9 5 (5.56%) VLAN
10 4 (4.44%) BGP
10 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.44%) HTTP
10 4 (4.44%) HTTPS
10 4 (4.44%) NAS
10 4 (4.44%) OSPF
11 3 (3.33%) Junos
11 3 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (36.67%) MySQL
2 7 (7.78%) MariaDB
3 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.33%) DB2
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.11%) Big Data
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.89%) Subversion
3 7 (7.78%) GitLab
4 5 (5.56%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.33%) Gradle
5 3 (3.33%) Maven
6 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (15.56%) Retail
2 8 (8.89%) Marketing
3 4 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.00%) LAMP
2 14 (15.56%) Web Services
3 7 (7.78%) OpenVZ
4 6 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (5.56%) ELK Stack
6 4 (4.44%) REST
7 3 (3.33%) SOAP
8 1 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.11%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.89%) Fintech
3 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.44%) Clustering
4 4 (4.44%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) AS400
7 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.11%) iPad
7 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (48.89%) CentOS
2 44 (48.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (15.56%) Ubuntu
4 13 (14.44%) Unix
4 13 (14.44%) Windows
5 7 (7.78%) Debian
5 7 (7.78%) Solaris
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.11%) Fedora
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) DevOps
2 20 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 18 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 14 (15.56%) ChatOps
5 8 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.56%) Open Source
6 5 (5.56%) Service Management
7 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.44%) High Availability
7 4 (4.44%) Password Management
8 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.33%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.33%) Software Architecture
9 2 (2.22%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.22%) Network Management
9 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.33%) Bash Shell
2 39 (43.33%) Python
3 27 (30.00%) Ruby
4 26 (28.89%) Perl
5 18 (20.00%) PHP
6 13 (14.44%) Java
7 10 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.22%) SQL
10 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.11%) VB
10 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.56%) CCNA
3 3 (3.33%) CCNP
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) CCDE
5 1 (1.11%) CCIE
5 1 (1.11%) CCSP
5 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.00%) Docker
3 12 (13.33%) KVM
3 12 (13.33%) NFS
4 9 (10.00%) vSphere
5 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
6 6 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.56%) iptables
7 5 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.22%) Postfix
8 2 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.22%) Xen
8 2 (2.22%) XenServer
9 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.11%) qmail
9 1 (1.11%) Samba
9 1 (1.11%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 53 (58.89%) Puppet
2 28 (31.11%) Nagios
3 25 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (15.56%) Ansible
5 13 (14.44%) HAProxy
6 9 (10.00%) Cacti
7 5 (5.56%) Check_MK
7 5 (5.56%) logstash
7 5 (5.56%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.44%) Cobbler
8 4 (4.44%) OSSEC
8 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (4.44%) SELinux
9 2 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (2.22%) Icinga
9 2 (2.22%) Salt
10 1 (1.11%) cPanel
10 1 (1.11%) Graphite
10 1 (1.11%) Pacemaker
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 38 (42.22%) VMware
2 32 (35.56%) Red Hat
3 16 (17.78%) Cisco
4 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.78%) EMC
6 6 (6.67%) Citrix
7 5 (5.56%) IBM
7 5 (5.56%) Percona
8 4 (4.44%) ATG
8 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle
9 2 (2.22%) Veritas
10 1 (1.11%) ANSYS
10 1 (1.11%) Dell
10 1 (1.11%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.11%) HP
10 1 (1.11%) Juniper
10 1 (1.11%) NetApp
10 1 (1.11%) Sun
10 1 (1.11%) Symantec
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £41,000 to £57,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 to £65000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
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