Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 127 138
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.32% 0.95% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.98% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 5
West Sussex median annual salary £52,000 £42,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.35% -18.27% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £40,650
90th Percentile £53,000 £62,250 £53,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%

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 2,398 1,936 2,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.66% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,022 1,695 1,880
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 January 2019. 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 +12 5 £52,000 +15.56%
Worthing - 3 £40,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Korn
2 5 (62.50%) Online Games
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) Cloudera
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) GFS2
3 3 (37.50%) SUSE
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) SAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
1 5 (62.50%) Online Games
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) AIX
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (37.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 5 (62.50%) Korn
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) GFS2
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Cloudera
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Splunk