Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 88 96
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 5 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.33% 1.23% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.26% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 25
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.36% -5.82% +9.88%
10th Percentile £46,500 £32,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £68,750 £65,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year -4.49% -5.82% +9.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 1,484 1,273 1,565
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 98.23% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,332 1,082 1,276
Oxford median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,625 £62,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Varnish
3 3 (60.00%) nginx
3 3 (60.00%) lighttpd
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Cacti
3 3 (60.00%) Postfix
3 3 (60.00%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Nagios
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) FreeBSD
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef

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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) lighttpd
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) FreeBSD
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Postfix
1 3 (60.00%) Varnish
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cacti
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce
1 1 (20.00%) VMware