The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Administrator
England / South East
Rank 367 450 435
Rank change year-on-year +83 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 14 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.094% 0.052% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.054% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 5
Median salary £66,250 £63,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.92% +27.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £45,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £66,000
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 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 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 March 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 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
Berkshire +36 9 £70,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +5 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Surrey - 1 £60,000 - 1
Senior Linux Administrator
England

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 23 (63.89%) Python
4 20 (55.56%) Bash Shell
5 18 (50.00%) SaaS
6 16 (44.44%) CentOS
6 16 (44.44%) Sun
7 15 (41.67%) MySQL
8 13 (36.11%) Puppet
9 12 (33.33%) QA
9 12 (33.33%) Finance
10 11 (30.56%) DevOps
10 11 (30.56%) C
10 11 (30.56%) Banking
10 11 (30.56%) Degree
11 10 (27.78%) Firewall
12 9 (25.00%) PHP
13 8 (22.22%) LAMP
13 8 (22.22%) VMware
13 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
14 7 (19.44%) Apache
14 7 (19.44%) Windows
14 7 (19.44%) Cisco
14 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
14 7 (19.44%) High Availability
14 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
14 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
15 6 (16.67%) VPN
15 6 (16.67%) EMC

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) nginx
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) Drupal
4 2 (5.56%) WordPress
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) SaaS
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle CX
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.67%) VPN
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.56%) InfiniBand
7 1 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.78%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) HTTP
7 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (44.44%) CentOS
3 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
5 4 (11.11%) Debian
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Solaris
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Fedora
8 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) DevOps
2 7 (19.44%) High Availability
3 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.89%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Use Case
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Python
2 20 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 11 (30.56%) C
4 9 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (13.89%) Java
5 5 (13.89%) Perl
5 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) KVM
2 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Postfix
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.89%) Graphite
4 3 (8.33%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.56%) cPanel
5 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Ansible
6 1 (2.78%) logstash
6 1 (2.78%) Nagios
6 1 (2.78%) WSUS
6 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 16 (44.44%) Sun
3 8 (22.22%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 6 (16.67%) EMC
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 3 (8.33%) Juniper
8 2 (5.56%) ANSYS
9 1 (2.78%) Citrix
9 1 (2.78%) F5
9 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.78%) SAP
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