The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 70 57 63
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.72% 3.13% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 3.22% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 12
Median salary £40,000 £47,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +20.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £60,000 £44,500
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 Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 687 621 687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 98.42% 97.34% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 599 554 563
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Oxford

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Oxford

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxford region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Perl
2 8 (80.00%) Ruby
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Presales

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (80.00%) Perl
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) HP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + above average bonus
Posted: 6 days ago