The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 March 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 109 86
Rank change year-on-year +10 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 10 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.81% 0.27% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.28% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 23
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1178 1450 1451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.46% 97.25% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1133 1194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridge

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridge over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cambridge region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Apache
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Perl
3 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
3 9 (52.94%) Puppet
4 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
6 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (35.29%) IIS
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) IPsec
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) ISDN
7 5 (29.41%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (29.41%) pfSense
7 5 (29.41%) Ansible
7 5 (29.41%) CentOS
7 5 (29.41%) VLAN
7 5 (29.41%) Debian
7 5 (29.41%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 10 (58.82%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) IPsec
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) ISDN
4 5 (29.41%) VLAN
5 3 (17.65%) PPP
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) LDAP
6 2 (11.76%) SMTP
6 2 (11.76%) SNMP
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) WSH
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) CentOS
4 5 (29.41%) Debian
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Perl
2 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 6 (35.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) iptables
2 5 (29.41%) pfSense
2 5 (29.41%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Ansible
2 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (23.53%) Salt
4 3 (17.65%) Grafana
4 3 (17.65%) Munin
4 3 (17.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
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