The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 116 107
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.22% 0.67% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.70% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 13
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 1310 1569 1542
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.39% 95.79% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1292 1299
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 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
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 June 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 +4 3 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (50.00%) CentOS
4 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (40.00%) Debian
6 7 (35.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) Docker
7 6 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Ruby
7 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
7 6 (30.00%) Perl
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco
7 6 (30.00%) EMC
7 6 (30.00%) Solaris
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (25.00%) Puppet
9 4 (20.00%) Ansible
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (20.00%) MySQL
9 4 (20.00%) Firewall
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
10 3 (15.00%) Nagios

Linux Systems 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 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.00%) nginx
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Datadog
2 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.00%) IPv4
4 1 (5.00%) IPv6
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) MariaDB
2 3 (15.00%) Redis
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Italian Language
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
1 3 (15.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) CentOS
3 8 (40.00%) Debian
4 6 (30.00%) Solaris
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
8 1 (5.00%) Fedora
8 1 (5.00%) Windows
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Full Text Search
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Presales
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (10.00%) Gluster
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
3 1 (5.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Ansible
3 3 (15.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (15.00%) Nagios
4 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (10.00%) Sysdig
4 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (5.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) EMC
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Percona
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