The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 61 63
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.86% 0.95% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.99% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Median salary £40,000 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% +64.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 312 605 549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 96.59% 95.58% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 281 517 479
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Slough

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Slough

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Slough over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Slough region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Apache
3 8 (72.73%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) LAMP
4 5 (45.45%) nginx
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) cPanel
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) IPsec
6 3 (27.27%) Plesk
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Memcached
6 3 (27.27%) Varnish
6 3 (27.27%) Junos
6 3 (27.27%) OpenVPN
6 3 (27.27%) Redis
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (18.18%) Magento
7 2 (18.18%) Drupal
7 2 (18.18%) WordPress

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 9 (81.82%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) nginx
3 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) Drupal
4 2 (18.18%) WordPress
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) IPsec
2 3 (27.27%) Junos
2 3 (27.27%) OpenVPN
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) LAMP
2 3 (27.27%) Memcached
3 2 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Varnish
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) cPanel
2 3 (27.27%) Plesk
3 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) WSUS
4 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
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