Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 19 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 72 92
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.62% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Swindon median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £38,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £46,250 £33,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +43.75% +23.08% -14.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 622 766 946
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 98.33% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 528 651 855
Swindon median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £25,350 £24,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £63,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Swindon

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Swindon

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swindon region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Server Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux

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

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle