The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire 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 Administrator
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 93 99 98
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -46.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 802 1034 994
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.05% 96.28% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 658 680 812
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Cheltenham +10 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 7 (58.33%) MariaDB
2 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 6 (50.00%) Security Hardening
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Debian
3 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) CentOS
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) Puppet
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MariaDB
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CESG
1 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Debian
3 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (41.67%) CentOS
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Security Hardening
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Zend