Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 85 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.36% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Suffolk median annual salary £31,000 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.95% +61.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £30,100 £48,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £32,700 £56,250 £33,750
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -23.81% +23.53% -2.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 546 958 880
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.56% 99.17% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 513 837 759
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £59,680
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Suffolk

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Suffolk

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Suffolk region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) IMAP
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) qmail
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) IMAP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) POP3
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) qmail
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi