Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 111 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 9 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.67% 0.60% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.62% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 5
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.85% -2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £40,500 £39,375 £29,200
90th Percentile £46,500 £53,750 £54,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 1306 1290 1222
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 96.99% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1105 1060
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,950 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 8 £42,000 -
Bath -19 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Linux Administrator
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Network Security
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) LDAP
2 8 (88.89%) Kerberos
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 7 (77.78%) Hitachi
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Hadoop
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Cloudera
3 7 (77.78%) Docker
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (55.56%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) IaaS
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 1 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (11.11%) Apache
8 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (11.11%) Red Hat

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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) Kerberos
1 8 (88.89%) LDAP
1 8 (88.89%) Network Security
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Docker
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cloudera
1 7 (77.78%) Hitachi
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat