The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 103 95
Rank change year-on-year -15 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 4 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.29% 0.42% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.44% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 18
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
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 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 1354 1148 1379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.62% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 972 1163
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 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 27 June 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 27 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 Cambridge region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 9 (64.29%) Puppet
3 9 (64.29%) Perl
4 7 (50.00%) Apache
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
6 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (28.57%) Grafana
7 4 (28.57%) Docker
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) ZABBIX
7 4 (28.57%) Munin
7 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) CentOS
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (21.43%) Debian
8 3 (21.43%) PPP
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 3 (21.43%) Salt
8 3 (21.43%) Ansible

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 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) PPP
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) IPsec
2 2 (14.29%) ISDN
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Debian
5 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
1 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.14%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 9 (64.29%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Python
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) iptables
3 2 (14.29%) pfSense
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Grafana
2 4 (28.57%) Munin
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (28.57%) ZABBIX
3 3 (21.43%) Ansible
3 3 (21.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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