Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 554 615
Rank change year-on-year +27 +61 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 25 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.082% 0.094% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.097% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 21
South East median annual salary £50,000 £56,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.50% -5.83% +25.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £82,500
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Administrator in the South East

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Administrator in the South East

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Administrator in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Administrator in the South East

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Berkshire +47 17 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Thames Valley +36 17 £45,000 -25.00% 1
East Sussex -2 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey +15 1 £60,000 -5.14%
Hampshire +13 1 £50,000 +5.26%
West Sussex - 1 £61,500 -
Senior Linux Administrator
England

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Windows
3 17 (68.00%) MySQL
4 15 (60.00%) DevOps
5 14 (56.00%) DNS
5 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (48.00%) Apache
6 12 (48.00%) VMware
7 11 (44.00%) Python
8 10 (40.00%) Finance
8 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (36.00%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (36.00%) WSUS
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (36.00%) VLAN
9 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (36.00%) KVM
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (36.00%) XenApp
9 9 (36.00%) XenServer
9 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
9 9 (36.00%) ZABBIX
9 9 (36.00%) F5
9 9 (36.00%) CCNA
9 9 (36.00%) Terminal Services

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) MPLS
2 9 (36.00%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (36.00%) VLAN
2 9 (36.00%) VPN
2 9 (36.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) IMAP
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) MySQL
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Back Office
3 8 (32.00%) Electronics
3 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (32.00%) Marketing
3 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (24.00%) Unix
5 5 (20.00%) Debian
6 2 (8.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) DevOps
2 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (32.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Server Hardening
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Perl
4 7 (28.00%) PHP
5 6 (24.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) AWK
7 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.00%) Korn
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CCNA
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) OCA
2 1 (4.00%) OCP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.00%) RHCE
2 1 (4.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (36.00%) KVM
2 9 (36.00%) Terminal Services
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Workstation
2 9 (36.00%) XenApp
2 9 (36.00%) XenServer
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) GlusterFS
3 1 (4.00%) Postfix
3 1 (4.00%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) WSUS
1 9 (36.00%) ZABBIX
2 6 (24.00%) Ansible
3 3 (12.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 9 (36.00%) F5
3 9 (36.00%) McAfee
4 8 (32.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Brocade
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.00%) StorageTek
6 1 (4.00%) Sun
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas