Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1108 1057 1121
Rank change year-on-year -51 +64 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 45 90 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.056% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.058% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 41 81 125
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10th Percentile £46,500 £40,250 £45,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -4.35% +4.55%

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 154,991 155,912 181,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.28% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126,930 129,335 154,119
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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 -3 32 £55,000 -15.38% 8
South East -32 9 £60,000 +20.00%
East of England -7 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £57,500 -
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Senior Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
3 20 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 19 (42.22%) DevOps
5 18 (40.00%) Python
6 16 (35.56%) Perl
6 16 (35.56%) Puppet
6 16 (35.56%) Ansible
7 15 (33.33%) LDAP
8 13 (28.89%) Apache
9 12 (26.67%) Windows
9 12 (26.67%) CentOS
10 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (22.22%) Docker
11 10 (22.22%) VPN
11 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (22.22%) Firewall
12 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 9 (20.00%) DNS
12 9 (20.00%) Ubuntu
12 9 (20.00%) iptables
13 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
13 8 (17.78%) LAMP
14 7 (15.56%) Internet
14 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
14 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
14 7 (15.56%) MySQL

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 13 (28.89%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.11%) nginx
4 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
1 10 (22.22%) VPN
2 9 (20.00%) DNS
3 7 (15.56%) Internet
4 6 (13.33%) BGP
4 6 (13.33%) HTTP
4 6 (13.33%) IGMP
4 6 (13.33%) Junos
4 6 (13.33%) OSPF
4 6 (13.33%) RIP
5 4 (8.89%) SMTP
5 4 (8.89%) SSH
5 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.22%) IMAP
6 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) SAN
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) LDAP
2 8 (17.78%) LAMP
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) Kafka
4 3 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (6.67%) Middleware
4 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) CentOS
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 5 (11.11%) Unix
6 3 (6.67%) FreeNAS
6 3 (6.67%) VMS
7 2 (4.44%) Debian
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) DevOps
2 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.33%) High Availability
4 6 (13.33%) Low Latency
4 6 (13.33%) Open Source
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (11.11%) Post-Production
6 4 (8.89%) API Development
6 4 (8.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) B2B
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) Cloud Operations
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 18 (40.00%) Python
3 16 (35.56%) Perl
4 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.56%) C
5 7 (15.56%) Ruby
6 5 (11.11%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) C++
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
7 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.89%) VB
8 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.44%) SQL
10 1 (2.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (22.22%) Docker
3 9 (20.00%) iptables
4 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
5 6 (13.33%) NFS
6 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (6.67%) KVM
7 3 (6.67%) QEMU
8 1 (2.22%) GPFS
8 1 (2.22%) Postfix
8 1 (2.22%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (2.22%) Varnish
8 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) Ansible
1 16 (35.56%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.33%) ZABBIX
4 5 (11.11%) Grafana
4 5 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 5 (11.11%) Nagios
5 3 (6.67%) Cacti
5 3 (6.67%) CFEngine
5 3 (6.67%) Icinga
5 3 (6.67%) logstash
5 3 (6.67%) Netcool
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.22%) cPanel
7 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.22%) Opsview
7 1 (2.22%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.33%) Splunk
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) NetApp
4 4 (8.89%) Veritas
5 3 (6.67%) Google
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) Sophos
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software