The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.099% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 956 1048 1208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.94% 97.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 726 812 969
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Essex

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Essex

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Essex region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) WSH
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
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%) VMware