Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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

Linux System Administrator
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 133 159
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 15 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.64% 1.03% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.07% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 1
West Sussex median annual salary £52,000 £42,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.35% -18.27% +22.35%
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £51,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £62,250 £53,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year - -6.74% +13.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2,251 1,955 2,361
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.31% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,918 1,738 2,185
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in West Sussex

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in West Sussex

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley 0 7 £52,000 +22.35%
Gatwick -4 4 £60,000 -2.44%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Korn
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
2 11 (73.33%) Unix
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
3 7 (46.67%) Online Games
3 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (46.67%) AIX
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Games
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (26.67%) Centrify
4 4 (26.67%) Storage Management
4 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (26.67%) RHCSA
4 4 (26.67%) GlusterFS
4 4 (26.67%) Server Hardening
4 4 (26.67%) QMS
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (26.67%) Bourne shell
4 4 (26.67%) Brocade
4 4 (26.67%) Degree

Linux Systems 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
1 7 (46.67%) Online Games
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Unix
3 7 (46.67%) AIX
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Benchmarking
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (26.67%) QMS
2 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (26.67%) Server Hardening
2 4 (26.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Korn
1 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) AWK
3 4 (26.67%) Bourne shell
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) OCA
1 4 (26.67%) OCP
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (26.67%) RHCE
1 4 (26.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) GlusterFS
1 4 (26.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (26.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Brocade
3 4 (26.67%) Centrify
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) StorageTek
3 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 4 (26.67%) Veritas
3 4 (26.67%) VMware