Period
to 29 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 29 July 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 139 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +113
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.21% 0.048% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.050% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 -
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1823 2005 2435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.35% 95.34% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1616 1917
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,625 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Essex

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Essex

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Essex region over the 6 months to 29 July 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
Colchester 0 3 £52,500 -
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2017, 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 Essex region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco