Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £61,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 3.73% 2.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Gatwick median annual salary £61,500 £58,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.13% - -
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -26.09% +27.78% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Permanent vacancies in Gatwick with a recognized job title 160 316 265
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.38% 94.05% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 150 300 226
Gatwick median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,175 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,125 £63,750 £58,750
West Sussex median annual salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Gatwick

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Gatwick

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Gatwick region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) AWK
2 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Benchmarking
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) RHCE
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) StorageTek
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Brocade
2 4 (66.67%) Korn
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Benchmarking
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Server Hardening
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) AWK
2 4 (66.67%) Bourne shell
2 4 (66.67%) Korn
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) RHCE
1 4 (66.67%) RHCSA
2 1 (16.67%) OCA
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) GlusterFS
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Brocade
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) StorageTek
1 4 (66.67%) Sun
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas
1 4 (66.67%) VMware