Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Linux Administrator
London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 378 441
Rank change year-on-year +61 +63 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.087% 0.022% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.023% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% +31.71% +2.50%
10th Percentile £65,500 £56,750 £47,625
90th Percentile £96,250 £71,250 £55,875
London median annual salary £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.36% - +4.76%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9917 12962 20116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 95.99% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8969 11725 17163
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,225 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,250 £85,000
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Administrator in the City of London

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Linux Administrator in the City of London

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Administrator in the City of London

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Senior Linux 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) RHCE
6 2 (22.22%) Veritas
6 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
6 2 (22.22%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (22.22%) Ansible
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (11.11%) Server Building
7 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) vCloud
7 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
7 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
7 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (11.11%) nginx

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) RHCE
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) VMware