The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 1.88% - 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% - 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Median salary £57,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 155 108 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 96.88% 93.10% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 153 92 82
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

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 30 March 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 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 8 (88.89%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Satellite
2 8 (88.89%) GlusterFS
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (88.89%) NetBackup
2 8 (88.89%) Brocade
2 8 (88.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) EMC
2 8 (88.89%) Sun
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) StorageTek
2 8 (88.89%) Veritas
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) OLTP
3 6 (66.67%) VLDB
3 6 (66.67%) EMC VMAX
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Korn

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) OLTP
1 6 (66.67%) VLDB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) QMS
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) AWK
1 2 (22.22%) Bourne shell
1 2 (22.22%) Korn
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) OCA
1 2 (22.22%) OCP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (22.22%) RHCE
1 2 (22.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) GlusterFS
1 8 (88.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) NetBackup
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (88.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Brocade
2 8 (88.89%) EMC
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) StorageTek
2 8 (88.89%) Sun
2 8 (88.89%) Veritas
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) VMware