The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Slough 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 Administrator
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 51 63
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.28% 1.38% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 1.43% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 2
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 347 489 555
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 96.39% 96.45% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 299 442 438
Median salary £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (76.00%) Apache
2 19 (76.00%) MySQL
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
4 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (56.00%) VPN
4 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
5 13 (52.00%) KVM
5 13 (52.00%) DNS
5 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (48.00%) VLAN
6 12 (48.00%) WSUS
6 12 (48.00%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (48.00%) VMware Workstation
6 12 (48.00%) Finance
6 12 (48.00%) Citrix
6 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (48.00%) Cisco
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (48.00%) CCNA
6 12 (48.00%) Firewall
6 12 (48.00%) Back Office
6 12 (48.00%) Terminal Services
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (48.00%) MPLS

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 19 (76.00%) Apache
2 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (48.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (40.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 11 (44.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (56.00%) VPN
2 13 (52.00%) DNS
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (48.00%) DHCP
3 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) LAN
3 12 (48.00%) MPLS
3 12 (48.00%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (48.00%) VLAN
3 12 (48.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) IPsec
4 2 (8.00%) Junos
4 2 (8.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) MySQL
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Redis
General
1 12 (48.00%) Back Office
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Electronics
2 11 (44.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (44.00%) Marketing
2 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) LAMP
2 4 (16.00%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (8.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) CentOS
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) DevOps
1 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (44.00%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (44.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (24.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) Perl
3 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (36.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) CCNA
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (52.00%) KVM
3 12 (48.00%) Terminal Services
3 12 (48.00%) VMware Workstation
3 12 (48.00%) XenApp
3 12 (48.00%) XenServer
4 4 (16.00%) Docker
5 2 (8.00%) Varnish
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) WSUS
1 12 (48.00%) ZABBIX
2 9 (36.00%) Puppet
3 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (16.00%) Salt
5 3 (12.00%) cPanel
5 3 (12.00%) Plesk
6 2 (8.00%) Ansible
7 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Citrix
2 12 (48.00%) F5
2 12 (48.00%) McAfee
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
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