The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 246 251
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 16 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.23% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 44
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £36,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 6013 6595 7984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.22% 96.26% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4902 5593 6594
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 -4 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -18 4 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Essex 0 3 £52,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 - 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 22 June 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 23 (58.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (53.85%) CentOS
5 19 (48.72%) Red Hat
6 16 (41.03%) LAMP
6 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
6 16 (41.03%) IIS
7 15 (38.46%) Perl
7 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 15 (38.46%) Marketing
8 14 (35.90%) SQL
8 14 (35.90%) SAN
9 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 12 (30.77%) Open Source
11 11 (28.21%) Puppet
11 11 (28.21%) Apache
12 10 (25.64%) VMware
13 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
15 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
15 7 (17.95%) Python
16 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
16 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
17 5 (12.82%) Low Latency
17 5 (12.82%) DevOps
17 5 (12.82%) Performance Optimisation
17 5 (12.82%) Debian
17 5 (12.82%) Management Information System

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 16 (41.03%) IIS
2 11 (28.21%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) SAN
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) NAS
3 3 (7.69%) PPP
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) IPsec
4 2 (5.13%) ISDN
4 2 (5.13%) LDAP
4 2 (5.13%) SMTP
4 2 (5.13%) VLAN
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) POP3
5 1 (2.56%) SMS
5 1 (2.56%) SNMP
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (38.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) LAMP
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.56%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 23 (58.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (53.85%) CentOS
5 5 (12.82%) Debian
6 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.69%) Unix
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Open Source
2 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) Low Latency
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (5.13%) High Availability
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Information Security
5 1 (2.56%) Machine Learning
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.56%) Reinforcement Learning
5 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Perl
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.95%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) CCNA
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) MCSA
1 1 (2.56%) MCSE
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) Docker
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) iptables
5 2 (5.13%) pfSense
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.56%) Dovecot
6 1 (2.56%) Postfix
6 1 (2.56%) qmail
6 1 (2.56%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.56%) Varnish
6 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.26%) Ansible
3 4 (10.26%) Grafana
3 4 (10.26%) Munin
3 4 (10.26%) Salt
3 4 (10.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Red Hat
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
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