The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire 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.

Linux System Administrator
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 107 134
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.069% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.071% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Median salary £43,000 £55,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.81% +24.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1410 1413 2310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 97.11% 97.52% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1181 1838
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Buckinghamshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Buckinghamshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes -5 4 £43,000 -21.81% 2
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Opsview
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) Nagios
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Task Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) Energy Management
4 2 (22.22%) SoftLayer
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Docker
5 1 (11.11%) Ansible
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Debian
2 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
1 5 (55.56%) Task Automation
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Energy Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Nagios
2 5 (55.56%) Opsview
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago