The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 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 of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 254 207
Rank change year-on-year +37 -47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 28 25 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.34% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.35% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 46
Median salary £45,000 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.64% -12.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5933 7170 7386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.10% 96.29% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4735 5807 5957
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 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
Hertfordshire +13 15 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 11 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Essex - 2 £56,250 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 of England region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (60.38%) Windows
3 25 (47.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (43.40%) Red Hat
5 22 (41.51%) CentOS
6 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
7 20 (37.74%) IIS
8 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
9 16 (30.19%) LAMP
10 15 (28.30%) Python
10 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (26.42%) Marketing
11 14 (26.42%) Puppet
11 14 (26.42%) Perl
11 14 (26.42%) SAN
12 13 (24.53%) SQL
12 13 (24.53%) MySQL
12 13 (24.53%) Open Source
12 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
13 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
13 12 (22.64%) VMware
14 11 (20.75%) Firewall
14 11 (20.75%) Apache
15 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
16 9 (16.98%) DevOps
16 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
17 8 (15.09%) Ansible
17 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
17 8 (15.09%) Unix

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (37.74%) IIS
2 11 (20.75%) Apache
3 5 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) SAN
2 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.75%) Firewall
4 7 (13.21%) VPN
5 6 (11.32%) IPsec
6 5 (9.43%) DHCP
6 5 (9.43%) DNS
6 5 (9.43%) ISDN
6 5 (9.43%) SMTP
6 5 (9.43%) VLAN
7 4 (7.55%) LDAP
7 4 (7.55%) SNMP
8 3 (5.66%) PPP
9 1 (1.89%) HTTP
9 1 (1.89%) NAS
9 1 (1.89%) VoIP
9 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.53%) MySQL
3 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.42%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) LAMP
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 3 (5.66%) WSH
4 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (60.38%) Windows
3 25 (47.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (41.51%) CentOS
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
6 8 (15.09%) Unix
7 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
8 6 (11.32%) Debian
9 1 (1.89%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Solaris
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Open Source
2 9 (16.98%) DevOps
3 6 (11.32%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.55%) Client Onboarding
5 4 (7.55%) High Availability
5 4 (7.55%) Low Latency
5 4 (7.55%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.55%) Workflow
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL
7 2 (3.77%) Server Patching
8 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.89%) Information Security
8 1 (1.89%) Migration
8 1 (1.89%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.89%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (1.89%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) Python
2 14 (26.42%) Perl
3 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.77%) AWK
5 2 (3.77%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) Korn
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) CCNA
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
1 4 (7.55%) MCSA
1 4 (7.55%) MCSE
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.43%) iptables
4 5 (9.43%) pfSense
4 5 (9.43%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.66%) Docker
6 1 (1.89%) NFS
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Puppet
2 8 (15.09%) Ansible
2 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (11.32%) Salt
4 3 (5.66%) Grafana
4 3 (5.66%) Munin
4 3 (5.66%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.77%) Nagios
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Red Hat
2 12 (22.64%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) NetApp
6 2 (3.77%) Splunk
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Isilon
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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