The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 23 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 72 67
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.14% 0.15% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £27,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -47.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.93% -4.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 684 644 614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.44% 97.72% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 505 561 543
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +9.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Somerset

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Somerset

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Infobright
2 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (75.00%) New Relic
2 3 (75.00%) Pingdom
2 3 (75.00%) Check_MK
2 3 (75.00%) PagerDuty
2 3 (75.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Grafana
2 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (50.00%) HipChat
3 2 (50.00%) iptables
3 2 (50.00%) RHCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Kibana
3 2 (50.00%) Graylog

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
1 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (75.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (50.00%) HornetQ
2 2 (50.00%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Jython
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) RHCE
1 2 (50.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (50.00%) Gluster
1 2 (50.00%) iptables
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Check_MK
1 3 (75.00%) Grafana
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
1 3 (75.00%) Pingdom
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Graylog
2 2 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (50.00%) Kibana
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Infobright
1 3 (75.00%) New Relic
1 3 (75.00%) PagerDuty
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk