Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1081 1011 1107
Rank change year-on-year -70 +96 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 66 143 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.086% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.089% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 64 125 142
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £44,125 £45,750 £45,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,375
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 158,727 159,819 192,190
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.51% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,371 133,687 162,322
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -49 39 £62,500 +0.81% 1
South East -18 19 £60,000 -2.44% 1
East of England -3 4 £72,500 +49.48% 1
South West +11 3 £42,000 -6.67%
Midlands +10 1 £60,000 +50.00%
East Midlands +7 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Senior Linux Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (56.06%) Ansible
3 36 (54.55%) Python
4 34 (51.52%) Bash Shell
5 32 (48.48%) Red Hat
6 26 (39.39%) DevOps
7 25 (37.88%) Apache
8 24 (36.36%) Puppet
9 22 (33.33%) Perl
9 22 (33.33%) MySQL
10 21 (31.82%) LAMP
10 21 (31.82%) CentOS
11 20 (30.30%) nginx
11 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (28.79%) VMware
13 18 (27.27%) LDAP
13 18 (27.27%) DNS
14 16 (24.24%) Windows
14 16 (24.24%) Data Centre
15 15 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
15 15 (22.73%) VPN
15 15 (22.73%) Ubuntu
16 13 (19.70%) Degree
16 13 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (19.70%) Firewall
16 13 (19.70%) LEMP Stack
16 13 (19.70%) HAProxy
17 12 (18.18%) iptables
18 11 (16.67%) Docker

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 25 (37.88%) Apache
2 20 (30.30%) nginx
3 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.58%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.61%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.06%) SaaS
5 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.03%) Akamai
6 2 (3.03%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) DNS
2 15 (22.73%) VPN
3 13 (19.70%) Firewall
4 10 (15.15%) BGP
5 9 (13.64%) IGMP
5 9 (13.64%) Junos
5 9 (13.64%) OSPF
5 9 (13.64%) RIP
6 7 (10.61%) HTTP
7 6 (9.09%) SAN
8 5 (7.58%) Kerberos
9 3 (4.55%) Internet
9 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.55%) Network Security
9 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.03%) IMAP
10 2 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.52%) MRTG
11 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) MySQL
2 8 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.61%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.06%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.58%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.03%) Ant
4 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) LAMP
2 18 (27.27%) LDAP
3 13 (19.70%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (7.58%) REST
5 3 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.03%) PHP-FPM
6 2 (3.03%) Sensu
6 2 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.64%) Fintech
4 8 (12.12%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.55%) Replication
6 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (31.82%) CentOS
3 16 (24.24%) Windows
4 15 (22.73%) Ubuntu
5 13 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Debian
7 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.55%) Unix
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) DevOps
2 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) Business Continuity
3 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (13.64%) High Availability
3 9 (13.64%) Low Latency
3 9 (13.64%) Open Source
4 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.58%) Network Design
6 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.06%) ITIL
6 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
6 4 (6.06%) Server Building
7 3 (4.55%) Build Automation
7 3 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) Python
2 34 (51.52%) Bash Shell
3 22 (33.33%) Perl
4 10 (15.15%) Ruby
4 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 9 (13.64%) Java
6 8 (12.12%) PHP
7 5 (7.58%) Go
8 3 (4.55%) C
8 3 (4.55%) C++
8 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.18%) iptables
4 11 (16.67%) Docker
4 11 (16.67%) NFS
5 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.03%) Corosync
6 2 (3.03%) Postfix
6 2 (3.03%) PowerDNS
6 2 (3.03%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (3.03%) vSphere
7 1 (1.52%) GPFS
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.52%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (56.06%) Ansible
2 24 (36.36%) Puppet
3 13 (19.70%) HAProxy
4 10 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (13.64%) Kubernetes
5 9 (13.64%) Nagios
6 7 (10.61%) Terraform
7 5 (7.58%) logstash
8 4 (6.06%) Icinga
8 4 (6.06%) Salt
9 3 (4.55%) Cacti
9 3 (4.55%) CFEngine
9 3 (4.55%) Grafana
9 3 (4.55%) Netcool
9 3 (4.55%) ZABBIX
10 2 (3.03%) Check_MK
10 2 (3.03%) Galera Cluster
10 2 (3.03%) Pacemaker
10 2 (3.03%) Packer
11 1 (1.52%) systemd
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Red Hat
2 19 (28.79%) VMware
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) Google
4 4 (6.06%) NetApp
4 4 (6.06%) Veritas
5 3 (4.55%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.55%) Hitachi
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.55%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.55%) Splunk
6 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.03%) Percona
6 2 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (1.52%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.52%) Sun