The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 29 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.12% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -  
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 Croydon. 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
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 173 262 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.19% 99.24% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 142 225 142
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Croydon

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Croydon region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) CentOS
2 14 (82.35%) Bash Shell
2 14 (82.35%) Nagios
2 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 14 (82.35%) Perl
2 14 (82.35%) Data Centre
3 10 (58.82%) Apache
3 10 (58.82%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (35.29%) LAMP
4 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 6 (35.29%) MySQL
4 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) Cacti
5 4 (23.53%) Puppet
5 4 (23.53%) CFEngine
5 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
7 1 (5.88%) Firewall

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Bash Shell
1 14 (82.35%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) Nagios
2 4 (23.53%) Cacti
2 4 (23.53%) CFEngine
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat