Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 96 96
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.56% 1.68% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.73% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 34
Oxford median annual salary £48,750 £47,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +10.88% -22.73%
10th Percentile £37,050 £45,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £60,000 £48,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% -19.05%

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 1404 1390 1474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 97.50% 97.20% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1212 1251 1220
Oxford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +2.50%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Oxford

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Oxford

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Oxford over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems 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%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) IPv4
5 2 (25.00%) IPv6
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) GitHub
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring

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