The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 226 207
Rank change year-on-year +10 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 26 9 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.17% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.18% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 31
Median salary £33,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.47% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,375 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,375 £52,750 £63,750
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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5138 5116 5783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.09% 97.58% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16476 17695 21961
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,750 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +11 12 £37,500 -18.91%
Bristol -14 9 £33,500 -25.55%
Devon - 3 £30,000 -
Somerset -2 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £27,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (72.50%) Puppet
3 21 (52.50%) Finance
3 21 (52.50%) Python
4 17 (42.50%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (42.50%) SAP
4 17 (42.50%) Manufacturing
4 17 (42.50%) Electronics
4 17 (42.50%) Telecoms
4 17 (42.50%) Programme Management
4 17 (42.50%) DevOps
4 17 (42.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (42.50%) Marketing
4 17 (42.50%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (40.00%) Ansible
5 16 (40.00%) Perl
5 16 (40.00%) MySQL
6 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 14 (35.00%) Docker
7 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (32.50%) VMware
8 13 (32.50%) Apache
8 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (27.50%) CentOS
9 11 (27.50%) MariaDB
9 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
10 10 (25.00%) JBoss
10 10 (25.00%) Ubuntu
11 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (22.50%) Jenkins

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (32.50%) Apache
2 10 (25.00%) JBoss
3 9 (22.50%) OpenStack
4 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (10.00%) nginx
6 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (42.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.50%) GitHub
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) MySQL
2 11 (27.50%) MariaDB
3 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Infinispan
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (17.50%) Bitbucket
3 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 17 (42.50%) Electronics
2 17 (42.50%) Manufacturing
2 17 (42.50%) Marketing
2 17 (42.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) LAMP
2 4 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (7.50%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.00%) HornetQ
4 2 (5.00%) Kafka
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) CentOS
3 10 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Debian
5 4 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) DevOps
1 17 (42.50%) Digital Marketing
1 17 (42.50%) Programme Management
2 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) SDLC
5 4 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (7.50%) High Availability
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Server Patching
7 2 (5.00%) SOA
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Python
2 16 (40.00%) Perl
3 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) Java
7 3 (7.50%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) C
9 1 (2.50%) Groovy
9 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) RHCE
3 2 (5.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Docker
2 5 (12.50%) Dovecot
2 5 (12.50%) Postfix
3 4 (10.00%) Ceph
4 2 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (5.00%) Gluster
4 2 (5.00%) iptables
4 2 (5.00%) KVM
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (72.50%) Puppet
2 16 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (10.00%) Galera Cluster
3 4 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.00%) Nagios
3 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.50%) Check_MK
4 3 (7.50%) Grafana
4 3 (7.50%) Pingdom
5 2 (5.00%) Graylog
5 2 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) SAP
2 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (10.00%) Scality
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Infobright
5 3 (7.50%) New Relic
5 3 (7.50%) PagerDuty
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Qualys
6 2 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 5 days ago