Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 141 140
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 4 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.087% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.091% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,625 £41,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £52,875 £43,750 £60,050
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +14.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2579 2193 2919
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.35% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1437 1870
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,950 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Edinburgh

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Edinburgh

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Edinburgh

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 Edinburgh region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Rundeck
3 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) yum
3 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Python

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Rundeck
2 2 (50.00%) yum
3 1 (25.00%) Cacti
3 1 (25.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) VMware