Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 222 226
Rank change year-on-year -37 +4 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 11 48 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 47 61
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,750 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.63% +15.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6207 6655 7045
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.08% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5362 5712 5924
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Hampshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Hampshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Hampshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +3 6 £42,000 +16.67%
Southampton -16 2 £42,750 +55.45% 2
Hook -4 1 £22,500 -33.33%
Farnborough -7 1 £57,500 +91.67%
Fareham - 1 £32,500 -
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hampshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) nginx
4 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (27.27%) HAProxy
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Xen
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) iptables
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 2 (18.18%) Hitachi
6 2 (18.18%) Isilon
7 1 (9.09%) XenServer

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Fedora
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) iptables
1 3 (27.27%) Xen
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) HAProxy
4 1 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Hitachi
2 2 (18.18%) Isilon
3 1 (9.09%) Aruba
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Motorola
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless