The average salary for a Linux System Administrator is €43,719 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

€24,771 - €59,733
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Salary €24,771 - €59,733
Bonus €0.00 - €9,863
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€24,362 - €60,089
  • Country: Germany
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

Job Description for Linux System Administrator

A Linux system administrator is responsible for the standard day-to-day administration of Linux servers. This would include, but not be limited to, deployment of a standard LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) web server configuration, including installing all standard plugins, SSL and configuration. A Linux system administrator should also be familiar with at least two different Linux distributions. Ideally, one of the Linux distributions should be Redhat Enterprise Linux, the most common distribution used in the corporate world. The second distribution should be one of the Debian based distributions (such as Debian and Ubuntu), since most cloud service providers use some form of Debian for their servers. A typical applicant should have at least three years of experience in day-to-day administration of Linux servers.

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Linux System Administrator Tasks

  • Maintain, enhance and create tools for the Linux environment and its users.
  • Create and update documentation, including maintenance logs and end user training.
  • Back up, recover, maintain and migrate data and programs.
  • Identify and resolve service problems ranging from disaster recovery to login problems.

Linux System Administrator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €44,360

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Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Linux System Administrator Salaries

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
€44,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Linux System Administrator Salaries

▲6%

National Average
€44,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 35%