The average pay for a Linux Systems Administrator is £33,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Cloud Computing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

£20,862 - £46,122
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£21K
£33K
£46K
MEDIAN: £32,999
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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£20,862 - £46,122  
   
Bonus
£2,928  
Profit Sharing
£1,700  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£20,862 - £49,995  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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What is it like working as a Linux Systems Administrator?

Linux Systems Administrator in London:
"Good Place To Skill Up Quickly."
Pros: Co-workers are all smart, you learn quickly on the job and people are very willing to help you with this. Casual atmosphere in the office.
Cons: Can be repetitive, management can be very hit and miss. Currently some growing pains in terms of staffing numbers versus work load means that although there are training courses available there is no time to attend them.

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Experience Affects Linux Systems Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
₤34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Linux Systems Administrator Salaries

Cloud Computing
up arrow 49%

Linux
up arrow 4%

National Average
₤34,000

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
up arrow 13%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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