Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux System Administrator
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 180 189
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 24 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.63% 0.062% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.064% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 7
Bristol median annual salary £33,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.56% -14.29% +40.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £36,250 £34,900
90th Percentile £43,500 £51,750 £72,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year -17.95% +5.41% +8.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3702 3111 3671
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 96.95% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3076 2664 3178
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Bristol

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Bristol

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Bristol

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Marketing
2 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 14 (58.33%) Puppet
4 13 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 12 (50.00%) Apache
6 11 (45.83%) Ansible
7 10 (41.67%) MySQL
8 9 (37.50%) Windows
8 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (33.33%) Electronics
9 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
9 8 (33.33%) SAP
9 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 8 (33.33%) OpenVPN
9 8 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
9 8 (33.33%) Docker
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 7 (29.17%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (29.17%) Patch Management
10 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
10 7 (29.17%) Samsung
10 7 (29.17%) Debian

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Houdini
1 1 (4.17%) Maya
1 1 (4.17%) NUKE
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) OpenVPN
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) SMS
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
General
1 15 (62.50%) Marketing
2 8 (33.33%) Electronics
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Animation
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (29.17%) Debian
5 7 (29.17%) VMS
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) CentOS
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 7 (29.17%) Patch Management
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (12.50%) E-business
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 2 (8.33%) Samba
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 11 (45.83%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.50%) Salt
3 3 (12.50%) Terraform
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
4 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Percona
2 7 (29.17%) Samsung
3 6 (25.00%) Google
4 3 (12.50%) Remedy