The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 29 March 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.48% - 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £41,250 - £32,000
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 Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 404 553 559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 97.35% 92.32% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 337 502 452
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Swindon

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Swindon region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
3 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) SSH

Linux Systems 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle