The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - 103
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.74% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 6
Median salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1066 1220 1183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.71% 95.31% 98.75%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1154 1050
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
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 West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in West Sussex

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in West Sussex

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in West Sussex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in West Sussex

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - 17 £42,500 - 1
Gatwick - 2 £60,750 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Sussex region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) VMware
3 20 (80.00%) Debian
3 20 (80.00%) Perl
4 18 (72.00%) Vagrant
4 18 (72.00%) Ansible
5 17 (68.00%) Python
5 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (68.00%) Bash Shell
6 15 (60.00%) Unix
7 14 (56.00%) CentOS
8 9 (36.00%) Device Driver
8 9 (36.00%) DNS
8 9 (36.00%) SELinux
8 9 (36.00%) DevOps
8 9 (36.00%) KVM
8 9 (36.00%) iptables
9 8 (32.00%) LXC
9 8 (32.00%) Build Automation
9 8 (32.00%) Internet
9 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
10 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (20.00%) EMC
11 5 (20.00%) Sun
11 5 (20.00%) SAN
11 5 (20.00%) StorageTek
11 5 (20.00%) Veritas
11 5 (20.00%) Solaris

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (8.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) Internet
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) OLTP
2 2 (8.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Device Driver
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.00%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (80.00%) Debian
3 15 (60.00%) Unix
4 14 (56.00%) CentOS
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (8.00%) Windows
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Build Automation
2 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.00%) QMS
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (12.00%) Server Hardening
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Perl
2 17 (68.00%) Bash Shell
2 17 (68.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) AWK
3 3 (12.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (12.00%) Korn
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) OCA
1 3 (12.00%) OCP
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (12.00%) RHCE
1 3 (12.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) iptables
2 9 (36.00%) KVM
3 8 (32.00%) LXC
4 5 (20.00%) GlusterFS
4 5 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) Ansible
2 9 (36.00%) SELinux
3 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) Brocade
3 5 (20.00%) EMC
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) StorageTek
3 5 (20.00%) Sun
3 5 (20.00%) Veritas
4 3 (12.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
Crawley, West Sussex
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