The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 59 65
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 5 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.71% 2.44% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 2.52% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 14
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +3.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 688 596 734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 97.73% 97.07% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 603 558 607
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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 29 April 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (20.00%) Docker
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Puppet
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (10.00%) Ansible
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Presales
7 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server

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 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) HP