The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.47% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £28,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.57% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 620 809 893
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.64% 97.94% 99.11%
Number of salaries quoted 564 763 692
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 Southampton

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

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 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

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

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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