The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Linux Administrator
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Administrator 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £64,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.06% +21.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1066 1251 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.35% 93.29% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 690 837 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Administrator in Edinburgh

Senior Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Administrator in Edinburgh

Senior Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) KVM

Senior Linux 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat