The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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 System Administrator
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 603 642
Rank change year-on-year 0 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 10 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.089% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.092% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 28
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,750 £67,500 £73,000
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 34928 37857 42985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.93% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28337 32945 36330
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Systems Administrator in London

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Systems Administrator in London

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Systems Administrator in London

Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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 - 2 £70,000 -
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) Perl
3 9 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (44.44%) Ruby
5 7 (38.89%) High Availability
6 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (33.33%) Low Latency
6 6 (33.33%) iptables
6 6 (33.33%) BGP
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) NFS
7 5 (27.78%) RIP
7 5 (27.78%) VPN
7 5 (27.78%) OSPF
7 5 (27.78%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) LDAP
7 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (27.78%) IGMP
7 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
7 5 (27.78%) Ansible
7 5 (27.78%) Puppet
7 5 (27.78%) Junos
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) CentOS
7 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science

Senior Linux Systems 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) BGP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) IGMP
2 5 (27.78%) Junos
2 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 5 (27.78%) OSPF
2 5 (27.78%) RIP
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) SMTP
4 2 (11.11%) SNMP
4 2 (11.11%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) REST
1 3 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) MCollective
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Fintech
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) CentOS
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) High Availability
2 6 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
3 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Structured Programming
5 3 (16.67%) Task Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) Perl
3 8 (44.44%) Ruby
4 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (27.78%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (33.33%) iptables
3 5 (27.78%) NFS
4 3 (16.67%) KVM
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Docker
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Ansible
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) CFEngine
3 2 (11.11%) Cobbler
3 2 (11.11%) Nagios
3 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (5.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.56%) Munin
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Free gym
Posted: 26 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: & benefits and bonus
Posted: 24 days ago