Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1049 1106
Rank change year-on-year -46 +57 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 77 141 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.079% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.081% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 71 125 131
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Administrator in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Administrator in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Administrator in England

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -63 37 £63,750 +15.91% 3
South East +32 24 £50,000 -12.28% 2
South West - 6 £42,000 -
Midlands +32 5 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England +16 5 £71,250 +14.00%
West Midlands +5 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands +39 2 £57,500 +27.78%
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (46.75%) DevOps
3 35 (45.45%) Python
4 34 (44.16%) VMware
5 33 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 31 (40.26%) MySQL
7 30 (38.96%) Windows
7 30 (38.96%) DNS
7 30 (38.96%) Bash Shell
8 28 (36.36%) Ansible
9 27 (35.06%) Apache
10 25 (32.47%) Perl
10 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (31.17%) Tomcat
12 22 (28.57%) Firewall
13 21 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (27.27%) VPN
14 20 (25.97%) Finance
15 19 (24.68%) LDAP
15 19 (24.68%) Puppet
16 18 (23.38%) LAMP
17 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
18 16 (20.78%) Unix
18 16 (20.78%) Ubuntu
19 14 (18.18%) Java
19 14 (18.18%) NFS
19 14 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 13 (16.88%) CentOS
20 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (16.88%) nginx

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 27 (35.06%) Apache
2 24 (31.17%) Tomcat
3 13 (16.88%) nginx
4 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
5 6 (7.79%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.19%) JBoss
6 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.90%) Confluence
7 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Akamai
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.60%) Cloudflare
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) DNS
2 22 (28.57%) Firewall
3 21 (27.27%) VPN
4 19 (24.68%) LDAP
5 13 (16.88%) BGP
6 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 10 (12.99%) IGMP
7 10 (12.99%) Junos
7 10 (12.99%) OSPF
7 10 (12.99%) RIP
8 9 (11.69%) DHCP
8 9 (11.69%) LAN
8 9 (11.69%) WAN
9 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (10.39%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (10.39%) Kerberos
9 8 (10.39%) MPLS
9 8 (10.39%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (10.39%) SAN
9 8 (10.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.26%) MySQL
2 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.49%) MariaDB
7 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.79%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.90%) Ant
4 3 (3.90%) JIRA
5 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Back Office
2 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.09%) Electronics
3 7 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.09%) Marketing
4 6 (7.79%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) LAMP
2 11 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (7.79%) REST
4 4 (5.19%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.90%) Sensu
6 2 (2.60%) PHP-FPM
6 2 (2.60%) Web Services
7 1 (1.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Fintech
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.19%) Replication
4 3 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (38.96%) Windows
3 16 (20.78%) Ubuntu
3 16 (20.78%) Unix
4 14 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (16.88%) CentOS
6 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
7 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (9.09%) Debian
9 2 (2.60%) Solaris
10 1 (1.30%) HPUX
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) DevOps
2 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (16.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
4 11 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 11 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 10 (12.99%) Open Source
6 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.49%) Information Security
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL
8 5 (6.49%) Server Building
9 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.19%) High Availability
9 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.19%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) Python
2 30 (38.96%) Bash Shell
3 25 (32.47%) Perl
4 14 (18.18%) Java
5 12 (15.58%) Ruby
5 12 (15.58%) Shell Script
6 11 (14.29%) PHP
7 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
7 8 (10.39%) SQL
8 6 (7.79%) Go
9 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.30%) AWK
10 1 (1.30%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) CCNA
1 8 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.30%) OCA
4 1 (1.30%) OCP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.30%) RHCE
4 1 (1.30%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) ISAE 3402
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.18%) NFS
3 13 (16.88%) iptables
3 13 (16.88%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (14.29%) Docker
5 10 (12.99%) XenServer
6 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
6 9 (11.69%) KVM
7 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
7 8 (10.39%) Terminal Services
7 8 (10.39%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (10.39%) XenApp
8 4 (5.19%) vSphere
9 2 (2.60%) Corosync
9 2 (2.60%) PowerDNS
10 1 (1.30%) GlusterFS
10 1 (1.30%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (36.36%) Ansible
2 19 (24.68%) Puppet
3 9 (11.69%) Kubernetes
4 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (10.39%) Terraform
4 8 (10.39%) WSUS
4 8 (10.39%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.49%) HAProxy
6 4 (5.19%) Salt
7 3 (3.90%) Galera Cluster
7 3 (3.90%) Nagios
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (2.60%) Check_MK
8 2 (2.60%) logstash
8 2 (2.60%) Pacemaker
8 2 (2.60%) Packer
9 1 (1.30%) Icinga
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 34 (44.16%) VMware
2 33 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.69%) Citrix
4 9 (11.69%) Oracle
5 8 (10.39%) Cisco
5 8 (10.39%) F5
5 8 (10.39%) McAfee
6 7 (9.09%) SAP
7 5 (6.49%) Cloudera
7 5 (6.49%) Hitachi
8 4 (5.19%) IBM
8 4 (5.19%) Temenos
9 3 (3.90%) Google
9 3 (3.90%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.60%) HP
10 2 (2.60%) Percona
10 2 (2.60%) Sun
10 2 (2.60%) Veeam