The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 96 93 102
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 17 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.22% 1.62% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.66% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 12
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +16.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1354 1383 1338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.78% 97.19% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1200 1093
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 5 £40,000 -14.89% 2
Banbury - 1 £57,500 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Bash Shell
3 13 (56.52%) Python
4 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
5 11 (47.83%) VMware
5 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (43.48%) Ruby
6 10 (43.48%) Perl
7 8 (34.78%) CentOS
7 8 (34.78%) Debian
8 7 (30.43%) Unix
9 6 (26.09%) LAN
9 6 (26.09%) WAN
9 6 (26.09%) Solaris
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco
9 6 (26.09%) EMC
9 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
10 5 (21.74%) DevOps
10 5 (21.74%) Firewall
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
11 4 (17.39%) MySQL
11 4 (17.39%) Apache
11 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
11 4 (17.39%) Internet
11 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (17.39%) LAMP
11 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
11 4 (17.39%) Git (software)

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.04%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Datadog
2 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) MariaDB
2 3 (13.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Italian Language
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) LAMP
2 3 (13.04%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (8.70%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) CentOS
2 8 (34.78%) Debian
3 7 (30.43%) Unix
4 6 (26.09%) Solaris
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Fedora
7 1 (4.35%) Windows
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) DevOps
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Full Text Search
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Presales
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Bash Shell
2 13 (56.52%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) Perl
3 10 (43.48%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Docker
3 2 (8.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (8.70%) Gluster
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Postfix
4 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) HAProxy
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Sysdig
3 1 (4.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) EMC
4 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Google
5 2 (8.70%) Percona
6 1 (4.35%) HP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago