The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 581 644
Rank change year-on-year -18 +63  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 13 55 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.15% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 13 53 33
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £49,500 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £67,500 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Administrator in London

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Administrator in London

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Administrator in London

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 5 £80,000 -
Senior Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) Python
3 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
4 12 (38.71%) Perl
4 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
5 10 (32.26%) Unix
5 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (29.03%) Puppet
6 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (29.03%) Ruby
6 9 (29.03%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (25.81%) High Availability
8 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 6 (19.35%) Solaris
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
9 6 (19.35%) C
9 6 (19.35%) BGP
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) VMware
9 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) CentOS
9 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
9 6 (19.35%) iptables
10 5 (16.13%) Ansible
10 5 (16.13%) SaaS
10 5 (16.13%) Junos
10 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
10 5 (16.13%) IGMP
10 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) BGP
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) IGMP
2 5 (16.13%) Junos
2 5 (16.13%) LDAP
2 5 (16.13%) OSPF
2 5 (16.13%) RIP
2 5 (16.13%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) NAS
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) HTTP
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) SMTP
4 2 (6.45%) SNMP
4 2 (6.45%) SSH
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) PBX
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) REST
1 3 (9.68%) RESTful
2 2 (6.45%) MCollective
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Fintech
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Unix
3 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) CentOS
5 6 (19.35%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (25.81%) High Availability
3 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
4 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (9.68%) Structured Programming
6 3 (9.68%) Task Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Demand Generation
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Microservices
8 1 (3.23%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
2 12 (38.71%) Perl
3 9 (29.03%) Ruby
4 6 (19.35%) C
5 5 (16.13%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) RHCA
2 3 (9.68%) RHCE
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (19.35%) iptables
3 5 (16.13%) NFS
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) KVM
5 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.23%) Docker
6 1 (3.23%) vCloud
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Ansible
3 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.45%) CFEngine
4 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
4 2 (6.45%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (6.45%) Nagios
4 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.23%) Munin
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Sun
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.23%) BMC
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Free gym
Posted: 25 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: & benefits and bonus
Posted: 23 days ago