Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 127 149
Rank change year-on-year +14 +22 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £48,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.53% +10.23% -4.86%
10th Percentile £33,750 £46,750 £42,000
90th Percentile £44,250 £50,250 £46,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -15.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,318 1,791 2,477
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 93.72% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 1,320 1,845
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £23,504 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,085 £65,391
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +4.23% +1.12% +4.71%

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 21 January 2018. 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
Saffron Walden +3 1 £35,000 -27.84%
Colchester - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) VyOS
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Progress