The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 961 971 1273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.53% 96.91% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 769 767 1036
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 3 months to 30 April 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
Colchester - 2 £52,500 -
Linux Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) AWK
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) Korn
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) RHCE
5 2 (33.33%) JBoss
5 2 (33.33%) Server Patching
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet

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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Server Patching
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) AWK
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco