Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 July 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 502 601 620
Rank change year-on-year +99 +19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 34 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.050% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.051% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 12
South East median annual salary £50,000 £63,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.57% +10.87% +21.05%
10th Percentile £41,500 £45,000 £37,125
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%

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 28920 36955 41291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.67% 97.06% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24244 31451 33459
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 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the South East

Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the South East

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the South East

Senior Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +61 20 £45,000 -35.71%
East Sussex +20 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Oxfordshire +20 4 £62,500 +13.64%
Surrey - 2 £60,000 - 2
Hampshire +28 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South East region featuring Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) DevOps
2 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) MySQL
3 23 (67.65%) DNS
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco
4 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
5 20 (58.82%) VMware
6 17 (50.00%) LAN
6 17 (50.00%) WAN
7 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 16 (47.06%) Apache
7 16 (47.06%) Firewall
8 15 (44.12%) Finance
8 15 (44.12%) VPN
8 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
8 15 (44.12%) Mentoring
8 15 (44.12%) KVM
8 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
9 14 (41.18%) XenApp
9 14 (41.18%) XenServer
9 14 (41.18%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (41.18%) VLAN
9 14 (41.18%) WSUS
9 14 (41.18%) ZABBIX

Senior Linux Systems 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 16 (47.06%) Apache
2 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (41.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle CX
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) DNS
2 17 (50.00%) LAN
2 17 (50.00%) WAN
3 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 15 (44.12%) VPN
5 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (41.18%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (41.18%) DHCP
5 14 (41.18%) MPLS
5 14 (41.18%) Remote Desktop
5 14 (41.18%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) MySQL
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Back Office
3 13 (38.24%) Electronics
3 13 (38.24%) Manufacturing
3 13 (38.24%) Marketing
3 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) LAMP
3 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) EMC VNX
2 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) Windows
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (32.35%) CentOS
5 10 (29.41%) Debian
6 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
7 7 (20.59%) Unix
8 3 (8.82%) Solaris
9 1 (2.94%) Fedora
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) DevOps
2 15 (44.12%) Mentoring
3 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (38.24%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (38.24%) Programme Management
4 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 11 (32.35%) PHP
4 10 (29.41%) Perl
5 9 (26.47%) Java
6 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CCNA
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
1 15 (44.12%) KVM
1 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
2 14 (41.18%) Terminal Services
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Workstation
2 14 (41.18%) XenApp
2 14 (41.18%) XenServer
3 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Docker
4 1 (2.94%) NFS
4 1 (2.94%) Postfix
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) WSUS
1 14 (41.18%) ZABBIX
2 8 (23.53%) Puppet
3 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (11.76%) vCenter Server
5 3 (8.82%) Ansible
6 1 (2.94%) Graphite
6 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.94%) logstash
6 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (58.82%) VMware
3 14 (41.18%) Citrix
3 14 (41.18%) F5
3 14 (41.18%) McAfee
4 13 (38.24%) SAP
5 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
6 7 (20.59%) EMC
7 3 (8.82%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.94%) Sun
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