The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 78 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.43% 1.10% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.13% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 14
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 670 705 769
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.26% 96.71% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 566 626 661
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (37.50%) Docker
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) GitHub
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Ansible
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
6 1 (12.50%) Presales
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Finance

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) IPv4
2 1 (12.50%) IPv6
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) VMware