The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Administrator
England / London
Rank 549 610 618
Rank change year-on-year +61 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 18 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.054% 0.084% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.088% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 28
Median salary £67,500 £63,250 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.71% +12.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £64,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.06% +21.90%  

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 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +48 3 £80,000 +25.49% 2
Chiswick - 2 £41,250 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Senior Linux Administrator
England

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (56.16%) Python
2 41 (56.16%) Red Hat
3 39 (53.42%) Bash Shell
4 37 (50.68%) Puppet
5 25 (34.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (32.88%) CentOS
6 24 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (27.40%) SaaS
8 19 (26.03%) Ruby
9 17 (23.29%) Windows
10 16 (21.92%) Finance
11 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
12 14 (19.18%) VMware
12 14 (19.18%) Unix
12 14 (19.18%) C
12 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
13 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
14 12 (16.44%) Banking
14 12 (16.44%) QA
14 12 (16.44%) Docker
15 11 (15.07%) Web Services
15 11 (15.07%) Sun
16 10 (13.70%) Cisco
16 10 (13.70%) LAN
16 10 (13.70%) WAN
16 10 (13.70%) Ubuntu
16 10 (13.70%) Retail
16 10 (13.70%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (12.33%) Windows Server

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (12.33%) Hubot
2 5 (6.85%) Apache
3 4 (5.48%) IIS
3 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.37%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.40%) SaaS
3 9 (12.33%) Slack
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.74%) Office 365
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.37%) GitHub
5 1 (1.37%) Route 53
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) LAN
1 10 (13.70%) WAN
1 10 (13.70%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (10.96%) VPN
3 7 (9.59%) Internet
3 7 (9.59%) VLAN
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.85%) DNS
4 5 (6.85%) Wireless
5 3 (4.11%) Firewall
5 3 (4.11%) HTTP
5 3 (4.11%) LDAP
5 3 (4.11%) PBX
5 3 (4.11%) VoIP
6 2 (2.74%) Broadband
6 2 (2.74%) DHCP
6 2 (2.74%) IGMP
6 2 (2.74%) OSPF
6 2 (2.74%) SMTP
6 2 (2.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
1 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.74%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.37%) HBase
3 1 (1.37%) Informix
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Banking
3 10 (13.70%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) Legal
4 5 (6.85%) Marketing
5 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) Middleware
2 3 (4.11%) REST
2 3 (4.11%) RESTful
3 2 (2.74%) MCollective
4 1 (1.37%) Kafka
4 1 (1.37%) LAMP
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Fintech
3 2 (2.74%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (34.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (32.88%) CentOS
4 17 (23.29%) Windows
5 14 (19.18%) Unix
6 10 (13.70%) Ubuntu
7 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
8 5 (6.85%) Solaris
9 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.11%) Debian
11 1 (1.37%) AIX
11 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
2 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.33%) ChatOps
4 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.96%) High Availability
5 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.22%) DevOps
6 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.85%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.11%) Structured Programming
10 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.74%) Change Control
10 2 (2.74%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.74%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Python
2 39 (53.42%) Bash Shell
3 19 (26.03%) Ruby
4 14 (19.18%) C
5 9 (12.33%) Perl
6 5 (6.85%) Java
7 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.11%) C++
8 3 (4.11%) Korn
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) CCNA
2 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.48%) MCITP
3 4 (5.48%) MCSA
3 4 (5.48%) MCSE
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.11%) RHCA
5 2 (2.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Docker
2 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.85%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.11%) KVM
5 3 (4.11%) Squid
6 2 (2.74%) iptables
6 2 (2.74%) NFS
6 2 (2.74%) Xen
7 1 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.37%) HDFS
7 1 (1.37%) pfSense
7 1 (1.37%) Samba
7 1 (1.37%) Varnish
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (50.68%) Puppet
2 8 (10.96%) Ansible
3 7 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.48%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.11%) Cobbler
5 3 (4.11%) Nagios
6 2 (2.74%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.37%) Ambari
7 1 (1.37%) Munin
7 1 (1.37%) Oozie
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) Red Hat
2 14 (19.18%) VMware
3 11 (15.07%) Sun
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco
5 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.85%) Veritas
7 4 (5.48%) BMC
8 2 (2.74%) NetApp
9 1 (1.37%) Apple
9 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.37%) HP
9 1 (1.37%) Juniper
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle
9 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
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