The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
South East / West Sussex
Rank 93 104 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.59% 0.18% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.18% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 25
Median salary £47,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.76% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,500 £52,500
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 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 1009 1083 1087
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.44% 97.30% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 923 977 936
Median salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Gatwick - 3 £57,500 -
Crawley - 2 £41,250 - 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Red Hat
3 13 (76.47%) Unix
3 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Solaris
5 8 (47.06%) MySQL
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 8 (47.06%) StorageTek
5 8 (47.06%) Veritas
5 8 (47.06%) Sun
5 8 (47.06%) EMC
5 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (47.06%) NetBackup
5 8 (47.06%) Brocade
5 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (47.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (47.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (47.06%) GlusterFS
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
6 6 (35.29%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (35.29%) High Availability
6 6 (35.29%) Korn
6 6 (35.29%) VLDB
6 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 6 (35.29%) OLTP
7 5 (29.41%) CentOS

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) OLTP
2 6 (35.29%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (23.53%) Online Games
4 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Unix
3 9 (52.94%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) CentOS
5 4 (23.53%) AIX
6 3 (17.65%) Debian
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (35.29%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) QMS
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.76%) Server Hardening
6 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Korn
1 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) AWK
4 2 (11.76%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) RHCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) OCA
2 2 (11.76%) OCP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (11.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) GlusterFS
1 8 (47.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.88%) iptables
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) LXC
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) NetBackup
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (47.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) Brocade
2 8 (47.06%) EMC
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) StorageTek
2 8 (47.06%) Sun
2 8 (47.06%) Veritas
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft