Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 148 154
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.33% 0.89% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.91% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 43
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.73% -0.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £33,625 £32,500 £36,877
90th Percentile £52,500 £68,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.16% +15.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2900 2845 3246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 97.07% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2416 2307 2663
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Oxfordshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Oxfordshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Oxfordshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 6 £50,000 +12.36% 2
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Nagios
4 3 (30.00%) FreeBSD
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Cacti
4 3 (30.00%) Postfix
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) nginx
4 3 (30.00%) lighttpd
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Varnish
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) lighttpd
1 3 (30.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (20.00%) Route 53
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) IPv4
2 2 (20.00%) IPv6
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) FreeBSD
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Postfix
1 3 (30.00%) Varnish
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Cacti
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Perforce