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.

£21,287 - £44,878
MEDIAN: £33,000

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£21,287 - £44,878  
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£21,287 - £49,173  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Q: 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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Key Stats for Linux Systems Administrator

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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Experience Affects Linux Systems Administrator Salaries



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Skills That Affect Linux Systems Administrator Salaries

Cloud Computing


National Average

Apache / Apache HTTP Server

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 44%