The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 429 466
Rank change year-on-year +63 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 21 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.071% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.074% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 8
Median salary £45,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £70,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 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
Berkshire +37 13 £45,000 -43.75% 1
East Sussex +16 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Linux Administrator
England

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

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 South East region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) DevOps
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) MySQL
3 21 (60.00%) DNS
4 19 (54.29%) Cisco
4 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (48.57%) VMware
6 15 (42.86%) Finance
6 15 (42.86%) Firewall
6 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 15 (42.86%) LAN
6 15 (42.86%) WAN
6 15 (42.86%) Python
7 14 (40.00%) KVM
7 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (37.14%) Apache
8 13 (37.14%) VPN
8 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
8 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
9 12 (34.29%) F5
9 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (34.29%) WSUS
9 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (34.29%) VLAN
9 12 (34.29%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008

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 13 (37.14%) Apache
2 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
Business Applications
1 11 (31.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) SaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle CX
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) DNS
2 15 (42.86%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) LAN
2 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 15 (42.86%) WAN
3 13 (37.14%) VPN
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco PIX
4 12 (34.29%) DHCP
4 12 (34.29%) MPLS
4 12 (34.29%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (34.29%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (62.86%) MySQL
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Back Office
3 11 (31.43%) Electronics
3 11 (31.43%) Manufacturing
3 11 (31.43%) Marketing
3 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) LAMP
3 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) EMC VNX
2 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (31.43%) CentOS
5 10 (28.57%) Debian
6 8 (22.86%) Ubuntu
7 7 (20.00%) Unix
8 3 (8.57%) Solaris
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.86%) Fedora
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) DevOps
2 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
3 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (31.43%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (31.43%) Programme Management
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Python
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) PHP
4 9 (25.71%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) Perl
5 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.57%) C
8 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) CCNA
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) KVM
2 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (34.29%) Hyper-V
3 12 (34.29%) Terminal Services
3 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (34.29%) VMware Workstation
3 12 (34.29%) XenApp
3 12 (34.29%) XenServer
4 4 (11.43%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) NFS
5 1 (2.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) WSUS
1 12 (34.29%) ZABBIX
2 8 (22.86%) Puppet
3 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (11.43%) vCenter Server
5 2 (5.71%) Ansible
5 2 (5.71%) Graphite
6 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.86%) logstash
6 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (34.29%) Citrix
4 12 (34.29%) F5
4 12 (34.29%) McAfee
5 11 (31.43%) SAP
6 7 (20.00%) EMC
7 5 (14.29%) Sun
8 3 (8.57%) Juniper
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle
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