Period
to 8 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 226 135 262
Rank change year-on-year -91 +127 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 3 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.054% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 15
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -15.79% +13.10%
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 5,015 1,946 6,312
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.81% 95.91% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,852 1,614 4,666
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,978 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,446 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,625 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in the East of England

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux Administrator in the East of England over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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 6 months to 8 December 2021. 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
Essex -7 2 £41,000 +2.50%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -
Linux Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Deadline-Driven
2 2 (66.67%) Social Skills
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) OpenID
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) logstash
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kibana
3 1 (33.33%) InfluxDB

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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) InfluxDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) OAuth
1 1 (33.33%) OpenID
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Deadline-Driven
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
1 1 (33.33%) Prometheus
1 1 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform