The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 66 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.65% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £28,500 - £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 591 785 951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.41% 98.37% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 543 749 729
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Southampton

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Southampton

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Southampton over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Southampton

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (70.00%) PHP
4 7 (70.00%) MySQL
4 7 (70.00%) OOP
4 7 (70.00%) Python
4 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) CentOS
7 1 (10.00%) Security Management
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) OOP
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Southampton
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago