Period
to 20 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 August 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 340 323
Rank change year-on-year +27 -17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.042% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.044% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 -
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9614 11493 10651
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.52% 96.11% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8077 9096 8845
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Administrator in the West Midlands

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Administrator in the West Midlands

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Shropshire +7 6 £45,000 -
Coventry +11 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Senior Linux Administrator
England

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) SLA
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (28.57%) HPUX
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
7 1 (14.29%) CentOS
7 1 (14.29%) SaaS
7 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
7 1 (14.29%) Nagios
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Replication

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) HPUX
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle