Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 742 805
Rank change year-on-year -63 +63 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 37 97 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 86 88
London median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.91% - -
10th Percentile £44,125 £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £73,875 £72,500 £73,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Central London +17 2 £47,500 -28.30%
West London -4 2 £65,000 +73.33%
Senior Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Red Hat
3 21 (56.76%) Bash Shell
4 20 (54.05%) Python
5 18 (48.65%) DNS
5 18 (48.65%) Perl
6 16 (43.24%) Ansible
6 16 (43.24%) DevOps
7 15 (40.54%) MySQL
7 15 (40.54%) LAMP
8 14 (37.84%) Apache
8 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
8 14 (37.84%) NFS
9 13 (35.14%) LDAP
9 13 (35.14%) VPN
9 13 (35.14%) BGP
9 13 (35.14%) iptables
9 13 (35.14%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (32.43%) VMware
11 11 (29.73%) Finance
11 11 (29.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (29.73%) Puppet
11 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (29.73%) Low Latency
11 11 (29.73%) Ruby
11 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
11 11 (29.73%) nginx
12 10 (27.03%) IGMP
12 10 (27.03%) Junos

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 14 (37.84%) Apache
1 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
2 11 (29.73%) nginx
3 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
4 4 (10.81%) JBoss
4 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
5 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Akamai
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (5.41%) Cloudflare
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 13 (35.14%) BGP
2 13 (35.14%) LDAP
2 13 (35.14%) VPN
3 10 (27.03%) IGMP
3 10 (27.03%) Junos
3 10 (27.03%) OSPF
3 10 (27.03%) RIP
4 8 (21.62%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) HTTP
6 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (5.41%) SAN
6 2 (5.41%) SSH
7 1 (2.70%) DHCP
7 1 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (2.70%) SNMP
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.11%) Ant
4 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) LAMP
2 9 (24.32%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (16.22%) REST
4 4 (10.81%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (8.11%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (8.11%) Sensu
6 2 (5.41%) PHP-FPM
6 2 (5.41%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Fintech
3 4 (10.81%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
5 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.41%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Unix
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
4 6 (16.22%) CentOS
5 5 (13.51%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.11%) Debian
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) DevOps
2 11 (29.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (29.73%) Low Latency
3 10 (27.03%) Business Continuity
4 8 (21.62%) Open Source
5 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) Server Building
6 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Microservices
6 3 (8.11%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Network Design
8 1 (2.70%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Bash Shell
2 20 (54.05%) Python
3 18 (48.65%) Perl
4 11 (29.73%) Ruby
5 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
6 9 (24.32%) Java
7 6 (16.22%) Go
8 4 (10.81%) PHP
8 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISAE 3402
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.11%) SSAE 16
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) NFS
2 13 (35.14%) iptables
2 13 (35.14%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) Docker
5 2 (5.41%) Corosync
5 2 (5.41%) PowerDNS
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) XenServer
6 1 (2.70%) KVM
6 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Ansible
2 11 (29.73%) Puppet
3 8 (21.62%) Terraform
4 5 (13.51%) Kubernetes
5 4 (10.81%) HAProxy
6 3 (8.11%) Nagios
6 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (8.11%) Salt
7 2 (5.41%) Check_MK
7 2 (5.41%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (5.41%) logstash
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (5.41%) Pacemaker
7 2 (5.41%) Packer
8 1 (2.70%) Icinga
8 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Red Hat
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) Temenos
5 3 (8.11%) SaltStack
6 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.41%) Percona
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Vyatta