Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 169 166
Rank change year-on-year -36 -3 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.33% 0.32% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 23
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £56,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -2.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4084 3340 3972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.18% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3140 2776 3429
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Cambridge -25 14 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Machine Learning
3 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (57.14%) Perl
4 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Puppet
4 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (42.86%) Mac OS
6 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
6 5 (35.71%) ZABBIX
6 5 (35.71%) Munin
6 5 (35.71%) Salt
6 5 (35.71%) Docker
6 5 (35.71%) Grafana
6 5 (35.71%) Reinforcement Learning
6 5 (35.71%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (35.71%) CentOS
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (35.71%) SMS
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 2 (14.29%) SaaS

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) SMS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Mac OS
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Debian
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) Machine Learning
3 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Reinforcement Learning
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Grafana
2 5 (35.71%) Munin
2 5 (35.71%) Salt
2 5 (35.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco