The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 62 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.36% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.93% -4.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 220 394 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.44% 98.99% 98.87%
Number of salaries quoted 184 332 312
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Cheltenham

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Linux 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 Cheltenham region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Programme Management
2 8 (88.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (88.89%) Marketing
2 8 (88.89%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) Electronics
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) SAP
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) MariaDB
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (77.78%) OpenStack
3 7 (77.78%) GitHub
3 7 (77.78%) Bitbucket
3 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (77.78%) Atlassian Bamboo

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (77.78%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) GitHub
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MariaDB
1 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (77.78%) Bitbucket
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (88.89%) Electronics
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
1 8 (88.89%) Marketing
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
1 8 (88.89%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (88.89%) Programme Management
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Ceph
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Dovecot
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) SAP
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Scality