Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 240 270
Rank change year-on-year +27 +30 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.38% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.39% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 9
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £33,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £42,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £49,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year -8.63% +4.79% +4.44%

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 5112 6378 7246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.72% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4261 5047 5871
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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 -6 7 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £55,000 -
Lincolnshire +8 1 £30,000 -9.09%
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) DevOps
3 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 7 (63.64%) Python
4 7 (63.64%) MySQL
4 7 (63.64%) Nagios
4 7 (63.64%) nginx
4 7 (63.64%) Ansible
4 7 (63.64%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (54.55%) Memcached
5 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
7 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (9.09%) iptables
8 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Server Building
8 1 (9.09%) Salt
8 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (9.09%) systemd
8 1 (9.09%) SaaS
8 1 (9.09%) Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing

Linux Systems 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 7 (63.64%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (54.55%) Memcached
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
2 7 (63.64%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Ansible
1 7 (63.64%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
2 1 (9.09%) systemd
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware