Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

Linux Administrator
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 94 -
Rank change year-on-year -35 - +118
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.17% 0.98% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 0
Southampton median annual salary £42,000 £26,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +22.39% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,689 1,171 1,400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.06% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,530 1,035 1,286
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Southampton

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Southampton region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Isilon
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Hitachi
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Hitachi
2 2 (66.67%) Isilon
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) SaltStack