Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 248 260
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 19
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £28,700 £31,250 £30,300
90th Percentile £45,125 £47,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5000 6389 7271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 97.72% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 5053 5897
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,550 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in the East Midlands

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in the East Midlands

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in the East Midlands

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Northamptonshire - 2 £48,750 -
Lincolnshire +14 1 £30,000 -10.45%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East Midlands region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
3 7 (70.00%) Nagios
3 7 (70.00%) CentOS
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (60.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) MySQL
4 6 (60.00%) Memcached
4 6 (60.00%) nginx
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Ansible
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) WordPress
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) SUSE
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) Apache
6 1 (10.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Solaris
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) LEMP Stack
1 6 (60.00%) Memcached
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) CentOS
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Nagios
2 6 (60.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware