Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

Linux System Administrator
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 60 62
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.33% 1.86% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.92% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 14
Slough median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -28.00% +78.57%
10th Percentile £52,750 £34,500 £40,625
90th Percentile £57,250 £48,750 £73,500
Berkshire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% -25.00% +41.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Permanent vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 561 626 717
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.37% 97.05% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 417 548 628
Slough median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,000 £29,925
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Slough

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Slough region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Plesk
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Varnish
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) cPanel
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Linux Systems 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) cPanel
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Plesk
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet