Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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

Linux Administrator
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 85 82
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.73% 0.97% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.00% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Guildford median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £36,300 £55,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £56,100 £58,750 £48,750
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Permanent vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 803 803 810
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.29% 97.81% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 672 722 740
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,975 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Guildford

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Guildford

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Guildford over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Guildford region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) KVM
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Password Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) VMS

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) MAPI
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Password Management
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) KVM
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Lustre
2 1 (16.67%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos
2 1 (16.67%) Vyatta