Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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 of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 336 332
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 30 31 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 58
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +23.53% -2.30%
10th Percentile £31,450 £36,875 £32,875
90th Percentile £70,125 £65,625 £57,500
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 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 11740 12701 14700
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.45% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9639 10550 12191
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in the East of England

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the East of England.

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in the East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in the East of England

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the East of England 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
Cambridgeshire -30 15 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Hertfordshire -6 12 £40,000 -23.81% 3
Suffolk +12 2 £31,000 -40.95%
Essex +28 1 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
England

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

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 of England region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Bash Shell
3 18 (60.00%) Puppet
3 18 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (56.67%) DevOps
5 15 (50.00%) VMware
5 15 (50.00%) Python
6 14 (46.67%) CentOS
7 13 (43.33%) Windows
8 11 (36.67%) Perl
8 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (30.00%) Machine Learning
10 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 8 (26.67%) Ansible
11 7 (23.33%) Network Security
12 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
12 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (20.00%) DNS
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco
12 6 (20.00%) Apache
12 6 (20.00%) Unix
12 6 (20.00%) SMS
12 6 (20.00%) Salt
12 6 (20.00%) Mac OS
12 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 5 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (16.67%) Grafana
13 5 (16.67%) Reinforcement Learning
13 5 (16.67%) Git (software)

Linux Systems 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 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Network Security
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) SMS
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) IMAP
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) LDAP
4 1 (3.33%) POP3
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) CentOS
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (10.00%) Debian
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.33%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) DevOps
2 9 (30.00%) Machine Learning
3 5 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (16.67%) Reinforcement Learning
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Bash Shell
2 15 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (36.67%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CEH
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.67%) Docker
3 4 (13.33%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.33%) Dovecot
6 1 (3.33%) iptables
6 1 (3.33%) KVM
6 1 (3.33%) Postfix
6 1 (3.33%) qmail
6 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (60.00%) Puppet
2 8 (26.67%) Ansible
3 6 (20.00%) Salt
4 5 (16.67%) Grafana
4 5 (16.67%) Munin
4 5 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.33%) Cacti
6 1 (3.33%) Consul
6 1 (3.33%) Nagios
6 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk