The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.51% - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £35,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,320 - £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,680 - £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 375 399 446
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.66% 97.08% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 340 354 375
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,215 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (66.67%) SLA
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Intel
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (22.22%) Abaqus
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Puppet
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux-HA
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Abaqus
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Linux-HA
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware