Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1053 1103 1049
Rank change year-on-year +50 -54 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 50 71 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.042% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.044% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 43 65 130
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,300 £42,500 £45,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +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 141,802 161,131 167,697
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.99% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,659 130,907 141,123
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%

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 December 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 December 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 +46 31 £55,000 -15.38% 4
South East +13 6 £54,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
North of England - 4 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +33 3 £42,500 - 1
East of England +32 3 £45,000 -37.93% 1
Midlands +28 3 £42,500 -26.09% 1
South West +14 3 £50,000 +19.05% 2
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (56.00%) Puppet
3 27 (54.00%) Red Hat
4 22 (44.00%) VMware
5 20 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 20 (40.00%) Unix
5 20 (40.00%) Ansible
6 19 (38.00%) Python
7 17 (34.00%) Solaris
8 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
8 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (30.00%) Docker
9 15 (30.00%) DNS
9 15 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (24.00%) LAMP
11 12 (24.00%) Veritas
11 12 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (22.00%) Windows
12 11 (22.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (18.00%) High Availability
14 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
14 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
15 8 (16.00%) Apache
15 8 (16.00%) Perl
15 8 (16.00%) SAN
15 8 (16.00%) NFS
15 8 (16.00%) Shell Script

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 8 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) nginx
3 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) SAN
3 6 (12.00%) DHCP
3 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 4 (8.00%) BGP
4 4 (8.00%) IGMP
4 4 (8.00%) Junos
4 4 (8.00%) OSPF
4 4 (8.00%) RIP
4 4 (8.00%) VPN
5 3 (6.00%) Network Security
5 3 (6.00%) VLAN
6 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.00%) FTP
7 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.00%) Skype
7 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Gradle
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (6.00%) Banking
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) LAMP
2 4 (8.00%) LDAP
3 3 (6.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) CMDB
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) IVR
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (40.00%) Unix
3 17 (34.00%) Solaris
4 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (22.00%) Windows
6 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (12.00%) CentOS
7 6 (12.00%) Debian
8 4 (8.00%) AIX
8 4 (8.00%) FreeNAS
8 4 (8.00%) HPUX
9 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 15 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (18.00%) High Availability
4 6 (12.00%) DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) Runbook
5 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 5 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (10.00%) Microservices
5 5 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL
7 3 (6.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) Antivirus Management
8 2 (4.00%) Availability Management
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.00%) People Management
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Python
2 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (16.00%) Perl
3 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.00%) Ruby
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.00%) RHCE
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Docker
2 12 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (22.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (16.00%) NFS
6 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (10.00%) LXC
8 4 (8.00%) iptables
9 3 (6.00%) vSphere
10 2 (4.00%) Veritas File System
11 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
11 1 (2.00%) Varnish
11 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (56.00%) Puppet
2 20 (40.00%) Ansible
3 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
5 8 (16.00%) NetBackup
6 7 (14.00%) Control-M
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (12.00%) Unicenter
7 6 (12.00%) Xymon
8 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (6.00%) Nagios
10 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
10 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (2.00%) cPanel
11 1 (2.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Red Hat
2 22 (44.00%) VMware
3 12 (24.00%) Veritas
4 6 (12.00%) BMC
4 6 (12.00%) CA
4 6 (12.00%) Remedy
4 6 (12.00%) Symantec
5 5 (10.00%) Infoblox
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle
7 3 (6.00%) Veeam
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.00%) New Relic
8 1 (2.00%) Rackspace