The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
England / East Midlands
Rank 143 160 174
Rank change year-on-year +17 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 18 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 9
Median salary £40,000 £34,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.78% -2.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2803 3096 3220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.76% 97.36% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 2469 2623
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £53,992
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +29 16 £40,000 +18.51%
Northamptonshire - 2 £55,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
England

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) DevOps
3 19 (61.29%) Ubuntu
3 19 (61.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
4 17 (54.84%) Finance
4 17 (54.84%) Debian
5 16 (51.61%) VMware
5 16 (51.61%) CentOS
6 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
7 10 (32.26%) LAMP
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (25.81%) MySQL
9 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
10 6 (19.35%) Firewall
11 5 (16.13%) Windows
11 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
12 4 (12.90%) Unix
13 3 (9.68%) HPUX
13 3 (9.68%) Migration
13 3 (9.68%) Office 365
13 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
13 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
14 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
14 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (6.45%) HAProxy
14 2 (6.45%) Ansible
14 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
1 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Ubuntu
3 17 (54.84%) Debian
4 16 (51.61%) CentOS
5 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) Unix
7 3 (9.68%) HPUX
8 2 (6.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) NFS
3 2 (6.45%) Postfix
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) HAProxy
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Rackspace