Period
to 23 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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

Linux System Administrator
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 61 77
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 16 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 0.67% 2.19% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 2.25% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 7
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.96% +6.88% +6.67%

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 281 711 826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.98% 97.13% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 258 615 701
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,028
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.12% +5.07%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,510 £24,856
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Somerset

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Somerset.

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Somerset

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 Somerset 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%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (100.00%) Server Management

Linux Systems 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Server Management
1 2 (100.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat