Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 75 109
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.96% 1.00% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.01% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 9
Guildford median annual salary £57,500 £43,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.43% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £55,125 £33,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £45,250
Surrey median annual salary £57,500 £50,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.86% +6.32% -2.06%

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 817 791 1270
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.84% 98.88% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 732 729 1142
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,138
90th Percentile £67,375 £67,500 £66,250
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Guildford

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Guildford

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Guildford region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (87.50%) Nagios
2 7 (87.50%) nginx
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) tcpdump
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (87.50%) HAProxy
3 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) VMware

Linux Systems 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 8 (100.00%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) nginx
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) tcpdump
1 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) HAProxy
1 7 (87.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) VMware