Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 93 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.35% 0.45% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.46% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 12
Guildford median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +21.05% +15.15%
10th Percentile £37,250 £53,625 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £48,750
Surrey median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year -6.52% +15.58% -0.50%

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 830 870 668
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 98.86% 99.55%
Number of salaries quoted 709 772 630
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,400 £26,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Guildford over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Vyatta
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) SELinux
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) flannel
3 1 (33.33%) YubiKey

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 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (33.33%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Password Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
1 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) flannel
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Vyatta